COFLT Student Scholarships

These scholarships recognize outstanding commitment to the study of a second language. COFLT awards up to four (4) scholarships of $1000 each under this program: 

  • one for a student at a high school with 500 students or fewer, 
  • two for students at high schools of any size 
  • one for a student at the college/university level. 
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the deadline for scholarship applications will be extended from April 1 to June 1.  Applicants will be notified of their award status by July 1 instead of May 1.  These funds are intended to pay for tuition, fees, and other official college or university expenses associated with pursuing a formal degree program.

ONLY applications submitted via the COFLT website will be considered for COFLT honors and awards.  Please note that incomplete applications will not receive consideration. 

All inquiries and contact regarding awards should be sent to:

Before starting the form below, please gather the following materials:

  • A 300-word personal statement written by the applicant that addresses each of the following questions:
    1. Why is the study of languages important to you personally?
    2. In what ways do you use your language of study outside of the classroom?
    3. How do you intend to apply your study of languages in your future plans?
    4. What are your interests outside of the classroom that are not language related?
  • Two letters of recommendation, neither of which may be from a family member or relative.  One must be from a current COFLT member, who must also be a current or former language teacher of the applicant.
  • The applicant’s most recent transcript.


Scholarship Recipients

Recipient  School
Shela Beebe
International School of Beaverton


Recommending Teachers:  If your student is awarded a scholarship and you wish to publicly laud him or her on the COFLT website, COFLT requests that you provide the following:

  • signed release form: Release Form
  • short biographical sketch of scholarship winner, highlighting his or her language achievements and future plans (please paste into release form exactly as you wish it to appear on the COFLT website)
  • photo (optional)

Contact COFLT:
email us: cofltoregon at gmail com
COFLT,  A-153, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove OR 97116
COFLT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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