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.
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
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.