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. Eligibility requirements: -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
Students will be required to submit a letter of recommendation by an on-campus advisor or partner. This recommender will also become the student's champion or "sponsor" throughout the study abroad application and selection process.
SPRING 2017 Application deadline EXTENDED to Friday, Oct. 28th NOTE: The DiversityAbroad.com Overseas Ambassador Scholarship was formerly known as the DiversityAbroad.com/AIFS Blogging Scholarship. Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with the AIFS Foundation, will offer $500 scholarships for fall and spring semester. Five scholarships are available for each semester. Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities and ethnic and racially diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply. Click "visit website" above, or visit http://www.diversityabroad.com/overseas-ambassadors for application details and additional information.
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.
The Diversity Abroad Network “Diversity Network” will offer summer scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for full-time undergraduate (both community college and university level) students attending a member institution.
DiversityAbroad.com and Semester at Sea are proud to offer 8 scholarships for their Fall and Spring voyages. These scholarships include a $5,000 tuition credit in addition to the cost of your flight. For more information about the upcoming voyages, visit http://www.semesteratsea.org/voyages/ This scholarship is for members of the Diversity Abroad community - so sign up now if you haven't already! Preference will be given to students from diverse backgrounds. To get started with your application, click on "Visit Website" above.
Diversity Abroad & FIE: Foundation for International Education are proud to announce to a new partnership for study abroad starting spring 2017. Apply today for one of two $3,000 scholarships offered each spring towards your study abroad program with FIE. Funds will be applied towards the total program cost for a semester at FIE, which includes tuition and housing, transport pass (London only), weekend excursions (Dublin only). Scholarship funds may only be applied towards FIE programs. For additional information and instructions on how to apply for an FIE program, please visit www.fie.org.uk
Each semester, AIFS offers up to 2 semester scholarships of $5000 to outstanding students from under-represented groups. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement and/or participate in community service activities. Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarships can only be used for AIFS programs. Visit www.aifs.com to view a complete list of program options. Deadline: Completed scholarship and program applications must be postmarked by April 15 for Academic Year/Fall Semester or October 1 for Spring Semester.