College of Liberal Arts Student Scholarships and Awards

In addition to university scholarships and financial aid, the College of Liberal Arts offers more than 100 college and departmental awards and scholarships. 

The following are just a few of the scholarships available to College of Liberal Arts students. 

  • The Donald Parsons Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding College of Liberal Arts student in any year who demonstrates financial need.
  • The Ellen Stover Northup Award in International Studies is a need-based scholarship awarded to outstanding College of Liberal Arts students to assist with the costs of studying abroad for one semester, with preference given to students studying abroad for the first time.
  • The James H. Glackin Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for first-year students who exhibit academic achievement in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • The Jane D. Mackler Scholarship is awarded to first-year, sophomore and junior students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • The Marie Rittenhouse Masters Scholarship is awarded to College of Liberal Arts students who graduated from the Philadelphia public school system and demonstrate academic achievement.
  • The Nadia Kravchenko Award is given to a nontraditional College of Liberal Arts student pursuing his or her bachelor’s degree.

Learn more about College of Liberal Arts scholarships

Department Scholarships & Awards

French undergraduate students with outstanding academic records are eligible for department-specific awards and scholarships.

  • The Bernard J. Radoff Memorial Scholarship was established by Annette S. Radoff, in memory of her uncle, Bernard J. Radoff. The award is given to a junior majoring in French who has the highest grade point average in the major in the preceding three years. The scholarship is to be used in the fourth year.
  • The Marthe LaVallée-Williams Prize for Excellence in French was established in 2010 by a bequest from Dr. Marthe LaVallée-Williams, a former faculty member. The award is given to a student majoring in French who has excelled in the study of the French language.
  • The Marthe LaVallée-Williams French Club Leadership Prize was established by a bequest from Dr. Marthe Lavallée-Williams, a former faculty member. The award is given to a member of the French Club whose record of leadership and service has been exceptional.
  • The Marthe Lavallée-Williams Study Abroad Award for French was established by a bequest from Dr. Marthe LaVallee-Williams, a former faculty member. The scholarship is awarded to exemplary students majoring in French or Italian who will study abroad in France or Italy at a Temple University-approved study abroad program.
  • The Rosemary Hodgins Prize in French is given by the Departments of French, German, Italian and Slavic to a member of the graduating class in recognition of excellence in French studies.

Financial Aid

Follow these steps to apply for financial aid. Learn how your student status affects your financial aid options and application process. Read about your educational grant and loan options.

Contact Student Financial Services at or 215-204-2244 with any questions you might have.

Federal Stafford Loans

Applying for federal Stafford loans requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Temple University, unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to full-time students up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually.

Federal Work-study

Eligibility for the Federal Work-study Program is based on the applicant’s need as determined by the information on the applicants FAFSA. In addition, students must be enrolled at least half time and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students are paid biweekly for hours worked.

Learn aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services.


For more information or if you have questions about scholarships and awards in the College of Liberal Arts, contact Yolanda Mobley, assistant director for awards management.