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Global Ambassadors Scholarship

Represent the Diversity Abroad and BeGlobalii Community while abroad! 

"The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you’re actually helping to make America stronger.” - Former First Lady Michelle Obama

The Global Ambassadors Program is an initiative created for current students who are planning to study, intern, volunteer or teach abroad. The Global Ambassadors will serve as global correspondents, sharing their experiences to motivate other members of the BeGlobalii and Diversity Abroad community to go abroad. By writing insightful articles, sharing inspiring videos and pictures about your new surroundings, cross-cultural observations and personal growth, your words will inspire other diverse students to go abroad and challenge them to rethink how study abroad experiences can be for everyone.

Your Responsibilities

  • Represent BeGlobalii for the duration of your fall 2024 program overseas
  • Document your experience with photos and videos which will be shared on the BeGlobalii platform and social media channels (BeGlobalii, Instagram, LinkedIn YouTube)
  • Write about your experience on social media (make sure to tag #beglobalii and #diversityabroad)
  • Share your experiences upon your return via an article and/or video

Your Qualifications

  • You are currently enrolled full-time at your college or university based in the United States
  • You will participate in a semester/quarter study, intern or teach abroad program
  • You are energetic, creative, and have a passion for international engagement
  • You are a leader on campus and in your community
  • You are committed to challenging stereotypes and leading a dialogue that promotes positive social change
  • You possess strong writing skills and social media presence
  • You have experience with photography and video production (added bonus)
  • Students from the following backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • Economically disadvantaged
  • Ethnic & racially diverse
  • First-generation
  • Students with disabilities

What you Will Gain

  • Diversity Abroad will offer a $1000 stipend for fall 2024 
  • Opportunity to have your articles, blogs, pictures, and video published and promoted on social media and
  • Gain professional career experience in marketing, social media, writing, and international education and travel
  • The opportunity to be part of the Diversity Abroad and BeGlobalii Community as a representative of our mission, to ensure all young people have equitable access to global opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate on a virtual student panel



  • All countries

Application Procedure:

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form (
  • Video Essay Response to "How will participating in a global program help you achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals and how do you hope to use this experience to help influence other minority students to study abroad?"
  • Please share your thoughts in a 2-3 minute video submission (emailed to
  • Verification of Study Abroad Program in the form of an acceptance letter, email or form (emailed to Home university approval (signed by home university study abroad advisor and emailed to

Deadline: The deadline for the fall 2024 programs is April 15, 2024.