French Scholarships

For French teachers and students, we offer two scholarships.

Nina Walls Scholarship

Live and learn in a francophone country.

The Nina Walls Scholarship, which is made possible by the Alliance Française Cultural & Educational Fund, Inc. enables recipients to attend a month-long summer study session at an Alliance Française in a francophone country and to live with a French-speaking family there. One of the major purposes of the Nina Walls Scholarship is to give Middle Tennessee French teachers the opportunity to absorb French culture while improving their fluency in the language.

The annual scholarship pays for the tuition at the Alliance Française, room, and half board with a family, and contributes $1,500 towards airfare or other travel.

For more detailed information about the Nina Walls Scholarship, click here.

To download the 2020 Nina Walls Scholarship application, click here.

All application packets must be postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020.

For more information about the Nina Walls Scholarship, contact Jessie Angel at

Deauville Program

Deauville is on the Normandy coast. It’s considered one of France’s most prestigious seaside resorts.

A teaching internship in Deauville, France, will be awarded to a French-speaking candidate who has experience or promise as a teacher of English for young students. The selected intern will teach English in the primary schools of Deauville for the entire academic year of 2020-2021.

Complete details for the application process are available at the following links:

For detailed information about the Deauville Program, click here.

To download the 2020 Deauville Program application, click here.

Terms of Agreement are here: EnglishFrench.

Application deadline is February 8, 2020.

For more information on the Deauville Program, contact Beth Cottrell at