Financial Aid & Scholarships
Financial support helps students thrive, whether in the classroom or abroad. Alongside University support and federal aid, the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers scholarships to help you reach your academic goals. Plus, our robust financial aid for study abroad programs means you can experience immersion in the culture of your choice as you explore its art, literature and language.
College and University Financial Aid
DU offers need-based and merit-based language scholarships, work-study opportunities for students, loan options and more. Federal assistance, state aid and private scholarships offer additional support for undergraduates. The College offers grants for research and creative work, as well as funding for students to participate in unpaid internship opportunities. Funding is also available for study abroad.
Department Financial Aid
Along with the University and College aid available to students in any language, the department offers scholarships for the study of Italian. The Anna Maglione-Sie Endowment in Italian Culture at the University of Denver funds undergraduate scholarships for declared Italian majors, along with funding visiting scholars, faculty research and travel, and events. The Taglialavore Endowed Scholarship Fund provides financial support to DU Italian majors. Funding is also available for study abroad.
Financing Study Abroad
All students can apply for DU-wide, regional and national study abroad aid options including the Cherrington Global Scholars Program. Italian majors may be eligible for a departmental scholarship.All Italian Departmental Scholarships
Cherrington Global Scholars Program
Juniors and seniors in good academic standing can apply for the Cherrington Global Scholars initiative, which provides study abroad at a cost comparable to that of a term at DU.Learn More
DU Partner Program
The University of Denver partners with academic programs around the world. If you attend a partner program while abroad, institutional, federal and state funds can be applied to your study abroad term.Learn More
Italian Scholarships and Endowments
Anna Maglione-Sie Scholarships
The Anna Maglione-Sie Scholarships are awarded to two undergraduate students majoring in Italian. The scholarships, which are based on academic merit and financial need, are worth up to half-tuition depending on students' other sources of merit and need-based aid.
Clara Rosen Music Award for Italy (Music Students only)
The Clara Rosen Music Award Endowed Fund provides financial support to undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, who are studying music at the Lamont School of Music and will embark on a study abroad or music program in Italy. The scholarships are awarded by a faculty committee of the Lamont School of Music to students who meet the requirements and have demonstrated financial need.
Taglialavore Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Taglialavore Endowed Scholarship Fund provides financial support to DU Italian majors who are studying abroad in Italy or who have an interest in the Italian language. Taglialavore Italian scholars are chosen based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
Anna Maglione-Sie Endowment
Along with supporting students directly with the Anna Maglione-Sie Scholarships, the Anna Maglione-Sie Endowment in Italian Culture at the University of Denver works to promote Italian culture and the distinction of the Italian program through a number of initiatives. These include funding visiting scholars, faculty research and travel, and events.
To learn more about any of these opportunities, please email the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.