Study Abroad awards listed below are available to UI undergraduate students studying abroad for a semester or academic year.
IMPORTANT ACADEMIC YEAR AWARD NOTE: Successful need-based grant applicants will be notified of their Fall award as well as the subsequent Spring award.
Common application forms are used for all merit-based scholarships, as well as for need-based grants drawn from any funding source. By completing one application, you will be considered for all the awards available for the semester(s) you will be studying abroad—merit, need, or both if you complete both applications.
|Merit-Based Scholarships||Need-Based Grants|
|Amount||$2,500-$1,000||$4,000-$250 depending on relative financial need and duration of study|
|Number (each Semester)||5-$2,500 Presidential, 5-$1,500 Dean's, up to 10-$1,000 Merit||Varies; ~150 in 2013-14|
|UI Cumulative GPA Requirement||3.33 or above||Good academic standing|
|Deadline||October 15* for spring / February 28* for fall/academic year||October 15* for spring / February 28* for fall/academic year|
|Applications||Merit application||Need application|
*The final deadline for application submission is 5 p.m. of the date listed above (close of business day in the Study Abroad office).