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There are many scholarships and aid available today just for study abroad students. It is our goal to help support all students who demonstrate a genuine interest to study abroad on the EU Studies Program.
There are a number of scholarships readily available to Georgia residents and GSU students.
EU Studies Scholarship
Each semester, one $1,000 scholarship may be awarded to a qualified student.
- Must already be accepted into the EU Studies program.
- A two-page essay on why studying the European Union is central to your study program and professional plans.
The Scholarship award requires a minimum number of 12 program participants.
Scholarship applications are due no later than:
Fall Semester: June 15
Spring Semester: November 15
Send your two-page essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
Global Experience Scholarship
A special schloarship from GSU created to encourage students who have never left the country.
We are excited to announce that we will now offer the new Global Experience Scholarship for those students who have financial need and have never traveled abroad. This scholarship will provide opportunities to deserving students by offering substantial award amounts of up to $7,500 for Maymester/Summer 2011. Don't miss out on a wonderful new opportunity to fund your study abroad trip! For more details, click here.
- Overview of scholarship information
- Resident GSU students are eligible for the IEF scholarship
- Georgia residents who qualify are eligible for the HOPE scholarship
- GSU Study Abroad Scholarship Packet of Information
- US students should talk with your study abroad adviser at your university as well as your financial aid office. There may be additional aid available to you.
- Other forms of federal and institutional financial aid can most likely also be used towards the EU Studies Program, to cover travel costs and additional fees.
Additional Sources of financial aid:
- Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education, this program enables students who have limited financial means to participate in study abroad opportunities worldwide. The programs provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. citizen undergraduate students. To be eligible students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant.
- DiversityAbroad.com scholarship search engine at: http://www.diversityabroad.com/study_abroad/minority_financial_aid.php
- The French Government offers aid to students studying in France
- Competition based study abroad grants administered by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Search Engines and Directories:
- StudyAbroadFunding.org is a comprehensive directory of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants to find funding for study outside the US at an undergraduate, graduate, or professional level of study
- Fastweb - a very popular American college scholarship database. Registration required (no-fee).
- University of Minnesota International Study and Travel Center (ISTC), Scholarships Database - An excellent, free online database of scholarships.
- Global Studies Foundation Student Grants
Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who are already studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. The foundation is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Grant recipients are expected to share this experience with others upon his or her return, ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media.
For additional scholarship and financial aid information, please contact your study abroad office at your home university.
Please contact us today to find out what options may be available to you.
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