Arnold Franco Memorial Scholarship
Named for Arnold Franco, an insurance executive, philanthropist, WWII veteran, historian, and one of our original board members who served our organization for 53 years, the Arnold Franco Memorial Scholarship gives one French student ages 15-18.5 the opportunity to study abroad for an academic semester.
Who Can Apply
One scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying French student age 15-18.5 to study in the U.S. for a 2021-22 academic semester.
English experience required: 3-5 years, depending on age.
- Round-trip airfare to the United States
- Boarding with a pre-screened American host family
- Books, fees, and tuition
- Program start date: August 30, 2021
- Program end date: January 30, 2022
How To Apply
- Download and complete the application
- Provide a typed essay on how you would use this opportunity, as well as what you would bring to the American school you attend and the host family you live with.
- Submit your application, essay, and official school transcripts from the last three years via
email OR via mail to:
Nacel Open Door
Attn: Rae Lenway
101 5th St. East, Suite 1900
St. Paul, MN 55101