Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is offering scholarships to U.S. citizens, permanent residents or DACA students currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad during one or more academic semester. FEA scholarships are designed for students seeking a rigorous overseas academic program, for nontraditional study abroad students, and for students with financial need. Up to $10,000 (Academic Year), $5,000 (fall/spring semester), prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer) will be rewarded.

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) was established as a 501(c) (3) organization in 2010 to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (as of May 2015, they welcome applications from DACA students)
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible)
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
  • Study abroad program must include at least 4 weeks (30 days) in country/countries

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

  • Financial aid form (requires input from financial aid)
  • Faculty recommendation letter (maximum of 1)

Award Amount:

  • FEA anticipates that approximately 50 scholarships will be awarded in the 2016-2017 cycle, a number largely dependent on FEA fundraising
  • FEA will award $5,000 scholarships to students who study abroad for one semester. Students who study abroad for two semesters will receive $10,000. Students who study abroad for other lengths of time will receive a pro-rated amount. Prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer).

Application Deadline:

The application cycle closes on January 11, 2017, at 12:00pm EST.

Link for More Information:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

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