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Requirements


2015-2016 Academic Year

Scholarships available for Summer 2015, Fall 2015, and Spring 2016

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements & Preferences

Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
  • Must be applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
  • Must plan to study abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks (minimum of 30 days) in country
  • Is committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return


Preferences:

  • Applying to a study abroad program known for its academic rigor and immersion elements
  • Applying to a study abroad program that includes studying the language of the host country (if not English)
  • Applying to a study abroad program with a sustainable service-learning or volunteering component
  • Applying to a study abroad program in a non-traditional destination
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad
    • Groups typically underrepresented in study abroad include, but are not limited to:
      • Minorities
      • First-generation college students
      • STEM majors
      • Community college students
      • Students with disabilities