Founded in 2006, Diversity Abroad is the leading international organization which connects diverse students, recent graduates and young professionals with international study, intern, teach, volunteer, degree and job opportunities.
Diversity Abroad was founded on simple concept; connect a fast growing and diverse population of students and young professionals with meaningful international opportunities that will prepare them for future education and career opportunities.
UPDATE 11/1/2016: The deadline for this application has been EXTENDED to Fri, 11/18.
Diversity Abroad and CISI are proud to award planning scholarships to students of diverse backgrounds at Diversity Network Member institutions. Planning scholarships are an opportunity to provide students with scholarship funds that will help them make the decision to study abroad. The awards, for $1,500 each, will be awarded to students to study abroad in the Fall the following year, and may be used to cover expenses for which financial aid is not readily available such as passports and visas, flights, program deposits, etc. The students do not need to have selected a study abroad program at the time of receiving this scholarship.
-Must demonstrate financial need (as demonstrated by your FAFSA)
-Must be a freshman, sophomore, or junior at the time of application
-Preference given to students who have not studied abroad before
-Students of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply
Diversity Abroad & the University of Dayton's China Institute are proud to announce to a new partnership for study abroad starting spring 2017. Apply today for one of five $20,000 scholarships offered each semester towards your application to study at the China Institute through the University of Dayton. Funds will be applied towards the total program cost for a semester at the China Institute, which includes tuition, housing, meals, airfare, program transportation, Chinese visa costs and associated tours and excursions. Students who are not recipients of a $20,000 scholarship will still be considered for up to $15,000 in scholarships upon successful completion of a program application. Scholarship funds will only be applied towards applications for the China Institute through the University of Dayton, but please note that this scholarship is also available to students not currently enrolled at the University of Dayton. For additional information, please visit http://go.udayton.edu/china
Scholarship recipients will go through a specialized Diversity Abroad pre-departure orientation that considers the experience of diverse students in China. Mid-course scholarship recipients will have a check in meeting with the Diversity Abroad team. Scholarship recipients will blog, share their stories, picture, video and program review with the DiversityAbroad.com community. They will also serve as mentors for future participants. Each recipient will receive one complimentary registration to Diversity Abroad’s annual Global Student Leadership Summit.