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George Valenta Scholarship

Application Deadline
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
11:59-11:59 PM
Off Campus Location
George J. Valenta, Jr. a University of Michigan alumnus (1955 BA in German, minors in French and Russian) has graciously established a scholarship to benefit students who live in the Max Kade German Residence, and who place a strong academic emphasis on German Studies. The scholarship consists of a financial award of $1,500 for the academic year. All juniors or seniors (at time of application submission) who live in the Max Kade German Residence during academic year 2019/2020 are eligible to apply.

Applicants must submit the following materials:

- Personal statement (in English) describing why the student deems themself a good candidate.

- A resume (in English) highlighting past experiences or encounters with German and Germany (classes, work experience, etc.)

- Copy of academic transcript (unofficial U-M transcript)

All materials must be submitted by Wednesday, October 16 via the online application form ( or via email to Annie Varner (

The recipient of the award will be notified by Monday, December 2, 2019. Mr. Valenta enjoys meeting the scholarship recipient. A luncheon will be organized for the recipient, Mr. Valenta, and a German department faculty member during the winter semester.

For more information about Mr. Valenta:
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Off Campus Location
Event Type: Other
Tags: German, Max Kade, Scholarship, Undergraduate
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Germanic Languages & Literatures, Michigan Learning Communities