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.
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.
Diversity Abroad and the University of Dayton China Institute are pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership for study abroad. Apply today to receive one full scholarship or one of four $20,000 awards offered each semester towards your application to study at the China Institute through the University of Dayton. Funds will be applied to the total program cost for a semester at the China Institute, which includes tuition, airfare, Chinese visa costs, housing, meals, program transportation and tours and excursions. Students who are not recipients of a Diversity Abroad & China Institute Scholarship award 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 application for the University of Dayton China Institute, but please note that this scholarship is not available to students currently enrolled at the University of Dayton or at a partner university of the China Institute. For additional program information and to apply, please visit go.udayton.edu/china. Students will have the opportunity to share their stories, pictures, videos and a program review with the Diversity Abroad community. Students with a GPA below 2.5 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. For students who are the recipients of a $20,000 Diversity Abroad & China Institute Scholarship award, the total program cost* (including the items listed above) will be $9,910. Students may also be able to use their federal financial assistance towards the program cost.*Program cost based on 2017-18 China Institute semester costs. Program cost may be subject to change.