A range of awards from $500—$4,000 are available for semester-length study abroad programs.  By submitting the on-line application, you will automatically be considered for any available awards.

Application Deadline

Friday, March 31, 2017

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current matriculated undergraduate Westminster College student in good standing
  • Applying or accepted to a study abroad program or international internship approved by the Office for Global Engagement for Fall Semester 2017 or a 2017–18 full academic year program
  • The program must be at least 10 weeks long, for academic credit
  • Transfer students must have completed at least 12 credits at Westminster College prior to submitting an application
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office and/or the  program budget on this application

Scholarship Application

Essay

Reflect on the following prompt:

Include an introduction to yourself and your chosen international experience and then describe a cultural bump or cultural miscommunication you have had and how you responded or resolved the situation. How will this experience guide the way you approach challenges during your study abroad program?

Maximum 500 words

Program Budget

Demonstrated financial need is an eligibility requirement of the scholarship.  Complete the budget and resource categories below based on your anticipated expenses and resources.  Incomplete data may disqualify you from consideration.  Indicate “not applicable” where necessary.  The maximum award is $4000, therefore your budget should reasonably explain how you will cover the total expenses.

Expenses and Cost Estimates

Resources and Estimated Amounts Available

Estimated Need

Sum all expenses from the previous section

Sum all resources

Subtract Total Resources from Total Expenses

Financial Considerations (optional)

If you have extenuating circumstances related to your budget that the selection committee should be aware of please explain. Students who did not file a FAFSA this year but still have financial need should address need here.

Max 250 words