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Prizes and Travel Awards

French Studies


Prix de l'Alliance française

Two book prizes, offered by the Alliance française du Manitoba, are awarded to a FREN-1111(6) student as well as to a FREN-1112(6) student who, at the end of first term, show promise in the study of French. 

Paris, France (image courtesy of Kenneth Meadwell)Orville Derraugh Memorial Essay Prize

This prize is established by Tamara Bernstein, a University of Winnipeg student from 1976 to 1978, in memory of Orville Derraugh. It is awarded for an outstanding essay submitted as part of a French literature course. All students applying for the Orville Derraugh Memorial Essay Prize must sign a statement declaring that the essay is their original work. Applications are to be picked up and submitted to the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, 3C02. 

Esclarmonde de Foix Memorial Travel Scholarship

This scholarship is established by Tamara Bernstein, a University of Winnipeg student from 1976 to 1978. It is awarded anually to a student who has completed a minimum of 30 credit hours, including at least 6 credit hours in French, for studies in French language andéor French literature in France at a university, recognized language institute, or any other institution approved by the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures. Applications are to be picked up and submitted to the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, 3C02. 

Victor Leathers Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, founded in 1982 in memory of Dr. V. Leathers, is awarded to a graduating student with a Major or Honours degree in French Studies, Theatre or the History of Art, to assist him or her to undertake a period of study at recognized university in France, in one of the areas specified above.