Study Abroad Scholarship
Because we believe global experiences are an integral part of a solid education, we award a number of study-abroad scholarships each year. Scholarship awards are for up to $2,000 each and may be applied to study tours, international coursework, exchange programs and more.
You must have achieved at least sophomore standing to apply for the Study Abroad Scholarship.
You may apply for a Study Abroad Scholarship to support a planned study abroad program during the next 12-month period. Scholarship applications will be reviewed three times a year. Application due dates for the reviews are September 5, November 5, and February 5.
The Study Abroad Scholarship requires a brief description of your proposed study abroad or international experience, including a travel itinerary and approximate budget. You must also provide a 500-word statement of how you expect your study abroad or international experience to benefit your career and current academic studies. The application also requires a listing of your previous international experiences, although prior international experience is not required.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee with input from the Office of Global Programs and Student Services.
To be awarded the Study Abroad Scholarship, you must be a student in the College of Agriculture, biosystems engineering or environmental science. Preference will be given to students participating in study abroad programs developed and led by faculty members of the College of Agriculture.
Funds for the Study Abroad Scholarship will be distributed to your Bursar’s account. The award will not be made until you submit evidence that commitments to participate in the program have been made (for example, an airline ticket receipt, program fee or class registration).
Successful applicants are expected to share their experiences with other students during the semester following their trip. This can be accomplished through presenting a seminar, writing blog posts for the college’s study abroad blog, or speaking to student groups or classes
September 5, 2016; November 5, 2016; and February 5, 2017