Hidai “Eddie” Bregu Scholarship in Albanian and Southeastern European Studies

The Department of Modern Languages invites you to apply for The Hidai “Eddie” Bregu Scholarship in Albanian and Southeastern European Studies. This scholarship is made available by the generosity of Hidai “Eddie” Bregu, founder and donor of the Endowed Program in Albanian Studies at DePaul University. Applicants must be students in the College of LAS and fulfill one or more of the following criteria: 1) be enrolled in, or have already taken, a minimum of one Albanian Studies course, 2) have a demonstrated engagement in the Albanian American Cultural Alliance at DePaul University, 3) have conducted or are conducting research or extracurricular projects related to Albanian (-American) and/or other Southeastern European cultures and topics in the Chicagoland area. The scholarship is merit-based, but preference goes primarily to students with financial need. Scholarship recipients who have distinguished themselves by demonstrated academic achievement can be considered for future iterations of the scholarship.

For additional details regarding number of scholarships and dollar amount per award, please visit the Modern Languages website at https://las.depaul.edu/academics/modern-languages/student-resources/Pages/albanian-southeastern-european-studies-scholarship.aspx

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your unofficial transcript.
  2. Why do you want to pursue coursework in Albanian and Southeastern European Studies?
  3. How will the receipt of this scholarship in Albanian and Southeastern European Studies advance your future studies, academic research, or extracurricular projects?
  4. Why is engagement with Albanian-American communities and topics from Southeastern Europe important to you?