Maria Leitner German Scholarship (722200302739)
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NON-ENDOWED FUND
NAME OF NON-ENDOWED FUND
This scholarship is created by professors in the German program of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in honour of German-language writer Maria Leitner (1892- presumably 1941). Maria Leitner was a writer and journalist who lived in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin and died in exile, presumably in Marseille. Fluent in several languages, she documented her numerous travels during the Weimar Republic in North, Central and South America in her books Eine Frau reist durch die Welt (A Woman Travels Around the World, 1932) and Hotel Amerika (1930). In Elisabeth, ein Hitlermädchen (Elisabeth, a Nazi Girl, 1937) she offers a critical perspective on Nazi ideology.
PURPOSE OF FUND
Provide financial assistance to students in the Major in World Languages and Culture (German profile) or in the Minor in German Language and Culture.
The applicant must:
- be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
- be registered in the Major in World Languages and Culture (German profile) or in the Minor in German Language and Culture at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa; and
- demonstrate academic excellence.
Value of the award: $1,000
Number of awards: One
Frequency of the award: Annual
Level or program of study: Undergraduate
No application is required, the scholarship is awarded automatically.