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Study Abroad Scholarship
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring,
Summer C
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer C 2015 02/13/2015 02/13/2015 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016 05/08/2015 05/08/2015 TBA TBA
Fall 2015 05/08/2015 05/08/2015 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Level:
Undergraduate
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Advisor: Lauren Strange
Open to non-UF students:
No
Program Description:

Application Process for all Scholarships

Complete the online scholarship application by submitting the following:

  • Scholarship essay: The purpose of the essay is to demonstrate your reasons for wanting to study abroad.  In the essay, you should discuss why you have chosen to study abroad, as well as your role as an informal "ambassador" of the University of Florida and the USA.  Please illustrate that you have considered the effects that this program will have on your career and life aspirations. Your essay needs to be between 250-300 words.
  • A brief statement of financial need (no more than 150 words written by applicant online)
  • One Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member or graduate teaching assistant (submitted online). It is the student's responsibility to ensure that their recommendation is submitted by the deadline.
  • Community Service/Extra-curricular activities: Please discuss your community service and/or involvement with extra-curricular activities within your community. 300 words maximum

Eligibility for Summer Scholarships: 

  • Each applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply.
  • Students must be on a program that lasts at least 26 days.
    NOTE: Students applying for summer scholarships will apply under the Summer C term even if they are studying in Summer A or Summer B.
  • Each applicant must be a UF undergraduate (domestic or international) student to qualify for consideration. 
  • Students do not have to have selected a study abroad program in order to apply for scholarships.
  • Students must be taking at least 6 overseas credits to be eligible for a scholarship.

Eligibility for Semester and Academic Year Scholarships:  

  • Each applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply.
  • Students must be on a program that lasts at least 3 months (semester) or one full
    Academic Year (Fall/Spring Semesters).
  • Each applicant must be a UF undergraduate (domestic or international) student to qualify for consideration. 
  • Students do not have to have selected a study abroad program in order to apply for scholarships.
  • Students must be taking at least 12 overseas credits to be eligible for a semester scholarship.
  • Students must be taking at least 24 overseas credits to be eligible for an academic year scholarship.