Study abroad scholarships available for spring and summer 2017
Photo: Jasmine Ngan ’16 in Thailand, fall 2015
The Office of International Programs will award six “Generation Study Abroad” scholarships of $2,500 each to students hoping to participate in study abroad programs in spring or summer 2017.
Interested students should submit their scholarship application by Sunday, Sept. 18. Students can compete for the scholarship before submitting their study abroad program application; however, scholarships may only be awarded to students who have been fully accepted to their chosen program.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate students they feel would be good candidates to study abroad and to receive the study abroad scholarship. Nominees will need to submit an application.
The scholarship selection process will focus on attracting populations of students currently underrepresented on Salve Regina study abroad programs including, but not limited to, students with high financial need, first generation college students, underrepresented racial/ethnic groups on campus and student athletes. Two of the scholarships will be dedicated to student-athletes hoping to study abroad in summer 2017 programs. Winners will be notified in November.
The competition is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program. Non-U.S. citizens can seek information about other study abroad scholarships through the Office of International Programs.
Salve Regina received the scholarship funds through a national competition sponsored by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and was selected as one of 14 Generation Study Abroad commitment partner universities to receive a grant. IIE established the Generation Study Abroad program to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an academic, internship or service-learning experience abroad.