DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsored by AIFS
Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with AIFS, will offer twenty, $1,000 scholarships for full-time undergraduate (both community college and university level)
students studying abroad during fall 2010, spring 2010 and summer 2010. Six scholarship are available for the fall, six for the spring and eight for the summer.
Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a university or community college based in the United States. Students must participate in a study abroad
program offered by a Diversity Abroad member organization (see eligible program list: http://studyabroad.diversityabroad.com/da-search.cfm ).
Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Native-American undergraduate students are
strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
be a have minimum cumulative 2.75 gpa at an accredited American university or college
be accepted to a study abroad program offered through DiversityAbroad.com (see program list: http://studyabroad.diversityabroad.com/da-search.cfm)
be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
must be willing to share their experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community via blogs (at least once a week) and forum participation
How to Apply
Please read the following instructions carefully. Submit the following items by October 16, 2009 for spring 2010, April 2, 2010 for Summer 2010 and April 23,
2010 for Fall 2010
Completed Application form with picture. Also include documentation verifying participation in a study abroad program offered through
DiversityAbroad.com (Send a copy of your acceptance letter)
Resume should be submitted on one single-sided 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper.
Please send a letter of reference from someone (professor, study abroad advisor, etc) who can testify to your interest in study abroad and your ability to
benefit from study in another country and