Study Abroad awards listed below are available to UI undergraduate students studying abroad during the summer or winter sessions, or for a short term during a semester. The Merit-Based (Summer & Short-Term) Scholarships listed below are available for Winter 2015 only (see eligibility criteria and instructions on the Merit application). Need-Based Grants are available for Winter 2015 and Summer 2016.
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 session you will be studying abroad—merit, need, or both if you complete both applications.
|Merit-Based (Summer & Short-Term) Scholarships (for Winter 2015 ONLY)||Need-Based Grants (for Winter 2015 and Summer 2016)|
|Amount||$1,000||$2,000 - $250 depending on relative need and duration of study|
|Number (each session)||Up to 10 - $1,000||Varies; ~140 in 2014-15|
|UI Cumulative GPA Requirement||3.33 or above||Good academic standing|
|Deadline||Thursday, October 1, 2015* for Winter 2015||Monday, September 21, 2015* for Winter 2015 / TBA for Summer 2016|
|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). No applications will be accepted after this date!