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TAPIF Fellowship Award

October 6, 2017


The Department of French and Italian (FRIT) at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has partnered with the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), which is run by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, to provide fellowships to graduate program applicants currently participating in, or having completed, the TAPIF Program.

The FRIT Department offers up to two TAPIF Fellowships, in the form of two summer fellowships of $5,000, to each of the two most academically promising former TAPIF participants who are accepted to and enroll in the graduate program. In addition, the application fee will be refunded to each awardee. In order to receive this fellowship, awardees must be enrolled full-time and continuously in the program and must meet program criteria for satisfactory progress toward the degree.

Applicants may also receive additional merit and need-based scholarships depending on the strength of their application or financial situation.

To apply and receive the TAPIF scholarship:
When submitting their application, applicants should indicate that they are affiliated with TAPIF, and should include their experience on their resume or curriculum vitae.