SCHOLARSHIP CHART
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS (IAP), UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON
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**This scholarship chart is not an exhaustive list of all available scholarship opportunities for study abroad. Although we make our best effort to ensure the chart is up-to-date this information changes frequently, and it is the responsibility of the applicant to verify information.**
Scholarship Award Amount Description Application Deadlines       How to Apply
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Baden-Wurttemberg Stipendium Scholarship Varies

Pending annual renewal, the Baden-Wurttemberg Stipendium scholarship is available to qualified UW-Madison degree-seeking participants on the Academic Year in Freiburg program. Scholarship varies but typically covers housing for program. Note: Students who receive this scholarship are NOT eligible for other German governmental scholarships, such as DAAD.

Academic Year Programs: Priority deadline is listed on the program webpage

To be eligible for this scholarship, submit your application for the Academic Year in Freiburg program by the priority application deadline listed on the program page (typically early December).  Only students who apply for the program by this priority application deadline will be eligible for this scholarship.  Application can be found at: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/uwstudent_login.asp

 
Cerk Family Fund (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

This scholarship is available to UW-Madison degree-seeking undergraduates studying abroad on a UW-Madison IAP program for a semester or longer. Scholarship awards range from $1,500-$3,000.

This award is made possible through the generous donation of Norman J. Cerk and the Cerk Family Fund for Study Abroad.  Mr. Cerk studied abroad during his undergraduate career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and found the experience to be fulfilling and a factor in the success he achieved in his life work. It is Mr. Cerk's wish to help current UW-Madison undergraduates have the same profound experience.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/.  This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW-Madison study abroad program in China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Prior study of Chinese language is desirable, but not required. Scholarship amounts vary depending on duration of program.

This award is offered in recognition of former Professor Chou Kuo-ping, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, who taught Chinese language courses at UW-Madison in the mid-1960s and assisted her students with studying in Taiwan. This scholarship was created by one of those students – Tom Sternberg, now an insurance executive in New York – for students who study in Chinese-speaking countries.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.  

 
Dorothy E. Paull Fund (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program.

This award was established by Mrs. Paull in 1984 and is awarded to students to promote world peace via participation in study abroad programs.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
Elizabeth A. Garden Memorial Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) $1,000

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad in Spain on an IAP study abroad program.  Students must demonstrate financial need (as reflected on the FASFA application) and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who are participating on the WIP Universidad Complutense de Madrid program.

Elizabeth Garden was an alumna of the College Year in Madrid program. Her passion for languages, love of learning, desire for exploration, and a thirst for independence inspired friends and fellow study abroad alumni to create and fund this scholarship in her honor for undergraduates studying abroad on semester or year-long programs in Spain.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students who are studying abroad on either the UW Ceiba Rainforest Ecology Field Expedition for First Year Students-Winter Intersession, or the International Exploration of the Biological and Psychological Sciences FIG-London, Spring Break. The scholarship is only open to first year students participating on the study abroad experience connected to the FIG course.

This award is made possible by contributions from UW-Madison departments, staff, and alumni who value the benefits of study abroad and are committed to making this opportunity available to first year undergraduate students. The scholarships are intended to support students enrolled in FIGs (First-Year Interest Groups), reinforcing their interdisciplinary academic experiences as they take learning out of the traditional classroom and into the world.

Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

 
Freiburg Madison Sister City Scholarship Varies

Madison, Wisconsin and Freiburg, Germany have a sister city relationship which fosters cultural exchanges and activities between the two communities. The Freiburg-Madison Sister City Scholarship was established by the Freiburg-Madison-Gesellschaft (FMG) with the Madison Freiburg Sister City Committee (MFSCC) and Academic Year in Freiburg program to provide assistance to students looking to expand their educational experiences abroad in Freiburg.  

This competitive scholarship will be awarded to 1-2 students on the Academic Year in Freiburg (AYF) study abroad program administered by IAP.  In order to be considered for the scholarship, applicants must: 1) Be accepted into the AYF study abroad program administered by IAP at UW-Madison for the academic year; 2) Be a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at UW-Madison or Edgewood College; 3) Submit completed application materials by the priority application deadline for the AYF program.   Recipients of this award are required to participate in events and activities during and after the study abroad experience to further foster the collaboration between Freiburg & Madison.  For more information about the Sister City groups in Madison and Freiburg, visit: http://madisonfreiburg.org 

To be eligible for this scholarship, submit your application for the Academic Year in Freiburg program by priority deadline listed on the program webpage (typically early December).  Only students who apply for the program by this priority application deadline will be eligible for this scholarship.  Application can be found at: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/uwstudent_login.asp

 
George and Lisa McReddie Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison students participating on an IAP program to Latin America.  This scholarship was established by George and Lisa McReddie to make it possible for students to study abroad in this region of the world.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
Great People - International Studies Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program.  This scholarship aims to ensure that undergraduates with financial need can realize their dream of studying abroad. The Great Peope-International Studies Scholarship makes study abroad accessible and affordable, just as the UW Foundation’s Great People Scholarship helps to ensure that no student accepted to the university on outstanding merits will be turned away for want of money.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
IAP French Embassy Scholarship $3000-$4000

With support from the Embbasy of France in the United States, IAP is pleased to offer this scholarship to students who participate on the UW in Paris Spring 2018 study abroad program or the Aix-en-Provence program for the fall 2017 semester, academic year 2017-2018 or spring 2018 semester.  

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Academic Year Programs: March 1

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

 
IAP Graduate and Professional Student Study Abroad Scholarship $1,500

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison graduate and professional students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

Completed applications must be submitted online by the deadline.  If your study abroad program application isn't due until after this date, you must still submit your scholarship application by this date to be considered. Incomplete scholarship applications or applications submitted to the office will not be considered. To apply, please log into Scholarships@UW through your student center or by logging in directly using the scholarship.wisc.edu site.

 
IAP Scholarship for Transfer Credit Services for Work Completed Abroad on Non-affiliated Programs $200

This scholarship is available to UW-Madison undergraduate students who sign-up for IAP services for transfer credit services for work completed abroad. Applicants must be in good standing at UW-Madison and have demonstrated financial need. Additional information can be found at: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/nonaffiliated.asp

Fall Programs: April 15
Spring Programs: December 1
Calendar Year Programs: December 1 Academic Year Programs: April 15 Winter Break Programs: December 1 Summer Programs: April 15

Students apply for this scholarship when signing-up for the service with IAP.

 
IAP Study Abroad Travel Grant for Non-Residents Varies

This scholarship is available for degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students attending an IAP study abroad program.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need (to be determined by FAFSA submission) and maintain Minnesota or Non-Resident residency.  Scholarship will be awarded to students participating on a fall, spring, or year-long program.  Scholarship award can range from $200-$2,000. 

This scholarship was established by International Academic Programs (IAP) in order to provide assistance to students looking to expand their educational opportunities abroad.

Students accepted to an approved IAP study abroad program for a semester or year are automatically considered for this scholarship if they have completed a FAFSA and submitted all necessary supplemental forms to the Office of Student Financial Aid Office. Students should submit a FAFSA as soon as possible.  Funds are disbursed until exhaused for the term.

 
IAP WISc Scholarship $1,000-$2,000

This scholarship was established by International Academic Programs (IAP) to assist undergraduate student participants in the Wisconsin International Scholars (WISc) Program with building their global competence and citizenship skills, which is the core goal of the WISc Program.  Each WISc Scholar is eligible to receive scholarships as follows:  1) 1 scholarship of $1,000 toward participation on a short-term study abroad program duration (winter intersession, spring break, or summer), and 2) 1 scholarship of $2,000 toward participation on a long-term study abroad program duration (semester or year).  These scholarships can be used for students attending any approved UW-Madison study abroad program. 

Students do not need to apply for this scholarship as WISc Scholars are guaranteed the scholarships.

 
Joseph Elder Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students participating on an IAP study abroad program in a non-Western European program.  Students must demonstrate financial need and be participating on a year-long program. 

This award was established to honor Joseph W. Elder, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the UW-Madison.  Professor Elder has mentored hundreds of students through his dedication to the College Year in India program, as well as other study abroad programs and research opportunities. Alumni, colleagues, and friends made donations for a scholarship in his name, to be awarded to outstanding students participating in one of the UW–Madison study abroad programs.  

Academic Year Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
Julie and Michael Gerend Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) $500 - $1,000

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduates participating on an IAP study abroad program. Preference is given to Evans Scholars with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Awards range from $500 - $1,000 depending on program duration.

This award is made possible by generous donation from Julie and Michael Gerend to help provide financial support to students who wish to study abroad since their own study abroad opportunities profoundly influenced their lives.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
Laurent A. Makward Memorial Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) $1,000-$2,000

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a year-long IAP study abroad program. Applicants must have minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, demonstrated interest in international education, and demonstrated financial need. Scholarships range from $1,000-2,000.

Laurent Makward was the son of Professors Christiane Makward of the Department of French, Pennsylvania State University and Edris Makward, UW-Madison Professor Emeritus of African Languages and Literature and French. Laurent was a participant on Academic Year in Aix-en-Provence program at UW-Madison in 1981-1982.  In 1983, he passed away in a tragic accident in France.  Laurent’s family and friends established a scholarship in his name, with a stipulation that the monies be awarded to an outstanding student participating on a UW-Madison study abroad program. 

Academic Year Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/.  This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
MRSEC International Research Experience Program Scholarship Up to $5,000

For Summer 2015, the Wisconsin Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is offering scholarships for undergraduate students to participate in summer research opportunities at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in Hong Kong, and Tokyo Institute of Technology (TiTech) in Japan. Students must currently be performing research in a MRSEC faculty member's lab to be eligible for this scholarship.  Details on the Summer Research Program with City University of Hong Kong (CityU) can be found on International Academic Programs (IAP) website at http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/programs/program.asp?program_id=397 Details on the Summer Research Program with Tokyo Institute of Technology (TiTech) can be found at http://www.ipo.titech.ac.jp/tirop/about/ and questions can be directed to the UW MRSEC Office.

This scholarship is made possible through the Wisconsin Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC). The Wisconsin MRSEC is focused on the fundamental study of the structure and properties of interfaces at the nanoscale level of atoms and molecules. It is doing so across a wide array of materials platforms, from inorganic semiconducting materials to liquid crystals with engineered defects. The Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs) and SEED projects are built on the existing strong base of expertise at UW-Madison, collaborating industries, and national laboratories. Visit the UW MRSEC website for more information: http://www.mrsec.wisc.edu/

Summer Programs: January 16, 2015

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

 

 

 
Max Kade Foundation Scholarship Fund Varies

Pending annual renewal, the Max Kade Foundation Scholarship Fund is available to UW-Madison degree-seeking participants on the Academic Year in Freiburg (AYF) program in Germany.  This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation of the Max Kade Foundation, which takes pride in participating and sponsoring various programs which encourage the exchange of academic ideas among universities and colleges both here in the United States and in German-speaking countries. Scholarship amounts varies (maximum individual scholarship amount is $2,500).  

To be eligible for this scholarship, submit your application for the Academic Year in Freiburg program by the priority application deadline listed on the program page (typically early December).  Only students who apply for the program by this priority application deadline will be eligible for this scholarship.  Application can be found at: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/uwstudent_login.asp

 
Morton and Lena Wax Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) $500

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on an IAP program.

This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation of the children of Morton and Lena Wax as a tribute to their parents and to express their appreciation for the excellent education family members have received at UW-Madison.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
Nave Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) $500 - $2,000

This scholarships is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students participating on an IAP study abroad program in Latin America. Applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate some financial need.  Scholarships range from $500-2,000.

This award was established in 1975 with a bequest from the estate of Cyril Winton Nave, a 1918 UW-Madison business graduate, and is given to students studying abroad in Latin America.  Mr. Nave was the founder and director of the Atlantic Refining Company and had many dealings in Latin America.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship Up to $6,000 a semester

Pending annual review, this scholarship is available to all degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate & graduate students, who are U.S. citizens, participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing internship program to Denmark. Preference will be given to applicants who have studied at least one semester of Danish language prior to their study abroad.

This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation of the Scan|Design Foundation. The Foundation was founded by Inger and Jens Bruun to support Danish American relations. During their lifetime, Inger & Jens sponsored over 150 Danish interns and welcomed them into their home during their stay in America. Supporting student study in Denmark is a key program focus for the foundation. Students are strongly encouraged to explore the culture, make friends, and explore the country while studying in Denmark.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Academic Year Programs: March 1 Summer Programs: March 1

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

Visit http://scandesign.scandinavian.wisc.edu/ for additional information.

 
SoE Lois E. Hack Study Abroad Scholarship $3,000

Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of Education who are studying abroad on an IAP program.  Any School of Education undergraduate, including students in "pre" status (e.g., pre-Elementary Education, pre-Kinesiology), or students earning the Certificate in Educational Policy Studies or the Certificate in Education and Educational Services are eligible to apply.  Preference will be given to applicants for whom this would be their first study abroad experience, as well as for students on a program to Africa, Asia, or Latin America.

This award is made possible from alumni of the School of Education who share the school's value of international education.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

 
Study Abroad Alumni Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison students participating on an IAP study abroad program.  This award is made possible through generous donations from UW-Madison alumni and friends of study abroad programs.  These donors value the benefits of study abroad and are committed to making this opportunity available to UW-Madison students.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1 Spring Break Programs: October 15 Winter Break Programs: October 15 Summer Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship". 

 
Study Abroad Scholars Varies

This competitive scholarship provides students with financial awards starting at $1,500 towards the eligible IAP study away program of your choice, and the chance to share your experience with the UW-Madison community upon return.

Special consideration will be given to students who possess the following characteristics and/or traits:

  • First generation college student
  • First time abroad
  • Need-based
  • STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, and math)
  • Cumulative GPA above 3.8

Students attending any IAP program are encouraged to apply to become a Study Abroad Scholar. For some of the awards, additional consideration will be given to students planning to participate on IAP programs meeting the following criteria:

  • IAP Programs listed in the "UW Programs" category
  • Semester and Year-long programs

All Study Abroad Scholars are required to carry out a “Share Your Experience” project upon return from abroad that helps to promote study abroad at UW-Madison. The project, with approval from IAP, will be completed during the semester following your return to campus.

The full description can be found here: http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/iapscholars.html

Fall Programs: TBA
Spring Programs: October 3
Calendar Year Programs: October 3 Academic Year Programs: TBA Spring Break Programs: October 3 Winter Break Programs: October 3 Summer Programs: TBA

The scholarship application is available through Scholarships@UW. Students can access this through their My UW accounts or by going through the public site.

 
UW in India Travel Award Up to $1650 For UW-Madison and Brandeis degree seeking students only. Thanks to a generous donation from an alumnus of the UW in India program, travel funding is available for 3 selected students. Spring Programs: October 1
Application details available in the online application for the UW in India program.  
WAA Norway Chapter Scholarship for Study Abroad (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) Varies This scholarship is open to any student studying abroad on an IAP program in Norway. Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
 
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ACTR Russia Program Scholarships Varies

Students applying to study abroad in Russia through the ACTR program are eligible to apply for the ACTR scholarships.  ACTR provides scholarships to program participants based on financial need.

Scholarship application is attached to the ACTR Russia programs application.

 
Arcadia University Scholarships $250 - $2,500

Arcadia University offers scholarships for students participating in an Arcadia University study abroad programs.  Award decisions are based on financial need and aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the Arcadia website

 
Brussels, Belgium Summer EU Grant Varies

The European Studies Alliance at the UW has worked with the Study Abroad office to set up a five-week summer study abroad program in Brussels. Three travel scholarships for the Brussels program (up to $1200 for the cost of airfare to attend) may be available pending annual renewal.

Students will be contacted with more information about this award, including details on how to apply, after they have been accepted to the program.

 
CET Professor Elder Scholarship $3000

The CET Professor Elder Scholarship is a $3000 merit-based scholarship open to students from all universities who are participating on the UW in India program. Decisions are based on both need and merit.

Fall Programs: Consult your CET online account for the application deadline.
Spring Programs: Consult your CET online account for the application deadline.

Once you have been accepted to the UW in India program and have a CET account, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. A scholarship application will be available in your online account.

 
CET Scholarship $500-$2,000

Students who are participating on a CET study abroad program are eligible to apply for CET scholarships.  CET Academic Programs is proud to offer its students over $100,000 in scholarship awards each year.  Decisions are based on both need and merit, and scholarship awards are intended to encourage study abroad by helping to alleviate financial burden.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to start an application, visit the CET website.

 
CIEE Scholarships $1,000-$5,000

Students who are participating on a CIEE study abroad program are eligible to apply for CIEE scholarships.  Each year, CIEE awards more than $3 million in scholarships and grants to students who plan to study overseas on their programs. This financial aid can be applied toward, or even defray, program fees and travel costs.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

Students only need to submit one CIEE scholarship application per program application. With this submission, they will be automatically considered for every CIEE scholarship they may be eligible for. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and students do not need to have been accepted into a program before they're considered for a scholarship award, but they do need to apply early! For more information, visit the CIEE website.

 
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) Varies

Students applying to study abroad in Denmark through DIS are eligible for their scholarships.  DIS offers a few awards including need-based and diversity awards.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information, visit the DIS website.

 
Foundation for International Education (FIE) Scholarships Varies

Students who are participating on a FIE study abroad program and the UW in London program are eligible to apply for FIE scholarships.  The FIE scholarship initiative comes after a careful review and the desire to help more students study abroad from diverse backgrounds.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information, visit the FIE Scholarship website.

 
Helyn B. Reich Memorial Scholarship Varies

Reich scholarships are awarded each fall and spring to a limited number of American students who choose to study at one of several designated Israeli universities or attend post-college long-term programs. The scholarship seeks to recognize candidates who have demonstrated academic excellence, pro-Israel activity in their personal lives and show a commitment to future involvement with the Jewish and Zionist community. Preference is given to candidates who decide to spend the full year in Israel.  Applicants must have been accepted to study in Israel at an undergraduate program at either the University of Haifa or Tel Aviv University.

Academic Year Programs: Check website

For more information and to start the application, visit the scholarship website.

 
IES Scholarships Ranges up to $3,000

Students participating on an IES study abroad program are eligible to apply for IES scholarships.  IES firmly believes that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad program--this is why they commit more than $2 million each year to their financial and scholarship programs.

Spring Programs: Consult program website for deadlines

For more information, including details on how to apply visit the IES website: http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/scholarships

 
IFSA-Butler Scholarships Varies

Students participating on an IFSA-Butler study abroad program are eligible to apply for the IFSA-Butler scholarships.  IFSA-Butler believes that study abroad should be within the reach of every student, so we offer a wide range of scholarships and financing opportunities for our students.

Fall Programs: Consult website

For an application or to find out more information, visit the IFSA Butler website: http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html

 
John C Phelan General Course Scholarships 12,000-15,000 pounds

Offered by the London School of Economics (LSE), students who apply to the program are eligible to apply for the John C Phelan General course scholarships.

Fall Programs: See LSE website
Spring Programs: See LSE website

To apply for this scholarship, you must download and complete an Undergraduate Scholarship application form found on the website.

 
John Cabot University Diversity Scholarship (IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship) JCU tuition & fees

Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy as an IAP participant.  Students must demonstrate financial need and/or be a first-generation college student.  Preference is given to students with Wisconsin residency.  Scholarship covers the John Cabot University tuition and fees for an entire semester.

This award is made possible through generous funding from John Cabot University.

Fall Programs: March 1
Spring Programs: October 15
Calendar Year Programs: October 15 Academic Year Programs: March 1

Students can apply for this award at http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/. This award is listed under the name "IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship".

 
John Cabot University Summer Scholarship Varies

As part of John Cabot University's pledge to the Institute for International Education's "Generation Study Abroad" initiative to increase the number of American students studying abroad, we are pleased to announce that we will be awarding four tuition scholarships for one three credit summer class from the options below during one of JCU's summer sessions (Summer I: May 21-June 27; Summer II: July 2-August 8).

Summer Programs: Consult website for deadline

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Madison (Oslo) Viking Scholarship Varies; see description

The Madison (Oslo) Viking Scholarship is awarded annually to two UW-Madison students (US citizens) at the International Summer School (ISS) in Oslo, Norway.  The Madison (Oslo) Viking Scholarship includes tuition, room, board, and travel expenses post-summer school throughout Scandinavia. 

Summer Programs: Consult website for deadline

Follow the link to the Oslo Scholarship Application PDF: http://brittinghamvikings.weebly.com/scholarships.html

 
Madison Ehrnrooth Viking Finland Scholarship $10,000

The Madison Ehrnrooth Viking Scholarship is awarded annually to three UW-Madison students (US citizens) studying abroad during the Spring at the Aalto University School of Science and Technonlogy,  Swedish School of Economics in Hanken, or the University of Helsinki in Helsinki, Finland. The scholarship experience goes from January through June, with an option of extending study through a summer internship.

Spring Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to find the application, visit the Brittingham Viking Organization website.

 
Natalie Shaltiel Scholarship for American Students $500-$2,500

Students participating on the Tel Aviv University study abroad program for a semester or year are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  The Natalie Shaltiel Scholarship for undergraduate American Students has been endowed by an extraordinary woman who survived the Holocaust, living on to contribute greatly to mankind through her work in the field of microbiology and immunology as well as through her example of being a great human being. Natalie Shaltiel set up this scholarship because of her wish to give American students a profound understanding of life in Israel. She believed that could only happen by living and studying there.

Spring Programs: Consult program website for deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the Tel Aviv University scholarship website.

 
Oslo International Summer School Awards Varies

Students participating on the Oslo, Norway summer study abroad program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Recipients are selected on the basis of academic and personal qualifications and financial need.

Summer Programs: Consult program website for deadlines

Application instructions and scholarship listings for U.S. students available on the following website: http://www.uio.no/english/studies/admission/scholarships.html 

 
POSTECH Global Perspective Exchange Scholarship (GPES) Varies The goal of the GPES scholarship is to let international exchange students be involved in extracurricular and intercultural activities and community learning programs while they study at POSTECH. Selected candidates will be offered financial support including a settlement allowance and monthly stipends. Recipients will contribute to the development of local communities by participating in a variety of mandatory cultural and social activities. Fall Programs: April 15
All applicants to the POSTECH South Korea exchange program will be considered for nomination. The selected student(s) will be contacted by the Study Abroad Advisor with additional information on submitting an application. 
Rothberg International School Scholarships Varies

Students participating on the Jerusalem, Israel study abroad program are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  The Rothberg International School at Hebrew University in Jerusalem offers various scholarships for international students.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to start an application, visit the Rothberg International School website.

 
SACI Scholarships Varies

Students participating on the Florence, Italy study abroad program with SACI are eligible to apply for the SACI scholarships.  A number of scholarship opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate study at Studio Art Centers International (SACI). Except for scholarships for children of SACI alumni, SACI scholarships are available for the Fall, Spring, and Summer term. Four full-tuition scholarships and a large number of partial scholarships are awarded annually. All SACI scholarships are based on both outstanding artistic and academic merit and demonstrated need.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the SACI website.

 
SFS Scholarships $1,000-$5,000

Students participating on a SFS study abroad program are eligible to apply for SFS scholarships.  SFS offers various scholarships that are primarily need-based grants.

Fall Programs: Consult Website

For more information and to apply, visit the SFS website.

 
SIT Scholarships Varies by scholarship

Students participating on a SIT study abroad program are eligible to apply for SIT scholarships.  SIT Study Abroad uses scholarship funds to ensure that a diverse group of students can participate from all regions in the US--and abroad--and from a variety of colleges and universities.
Scholarship funds are available for semester and summer participants. International students may apply for scholarships from SIT Study Abroad.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the SIT website.

 
SRISA Scholarship Program Varies

Students participating on the Florence, Italy study abroad program with SRISA for a semester or year are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  

The program is designed to assist academically qualified and/or artistically talented students with a certified financial need. These students, without a scholarship, would not be able to afford to study abroad otherwise.

The SRISA Scholarships are awarded to a carefully selected group of students who have demonstrated discipline, integrity, tenacity, a strong academic standing, and financial need.

Fall Programs: Check website listed below for deadline
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Students can find the details on how to apply by clicking here.

 
TEAN Scholarships Varies

Students who are participating on a TEAN study abroad program are eligible to apply for TEAN scholarships. TEAN has 20 scholarships for both semester and summer study abroad programs to encourage even more students to study abroad. Since 1995, TEAN has been deeply committed to giving students an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience study abroad in a new and exciting culture.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to start an application, visit the TEAN website.

 
Trinity College Study Abroad Scholarships Varies

Students participating on the Trinity College study abroad program are encouraged to apply for the Study Abroad scholarships. There are several scholarships valued at ?1500 euro each for full year study abroad students. Two travel grants are also available to study abroad students. Each travel grant will be to the value of ?2,000 per student.

Academic Year Programs: Consult website for deadline

For more information and to apply, visit the Trinity College Scholarship website and click on "Study Abroad Scholarships".

 
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Benjamin A. Gilman Int'l Scholarship Prgm Up to $5,000; see description

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

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For more information and to apply, visit the Benjamin A Gilman website.  All applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their IAP Study Abroad Advisor for assistance with the application essays.

 
Boren Undergraduate Scholarships (NSEP) Varies

Boren Scholarships provide American undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government. All programs must include formal study of an appropriate foreign language. Summer programs must be eight weeks or more and are limited to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students.

Academic Year Programs: December 2, 2016

Outstanding scholarships opportunity! Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

The current application cycle is for programs in 2017-2018 (summer programs starting on or after June 1, 2017 may be eligible. Please read carefully the eligility criteria for summer programs).

Note: All applicants are required to meet with the UW Campus Representative, Matt Geisler. Email mdgeisler@studyabroad.wisc.edu to schedule an appointment.

For information on the application process for UW-Madison students go to the UW-Madison International Fellowship Office for details. General information on the scholarship can be found on the Boren website.

 
Bridging Scholarship $2,500 - $4,000

The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines
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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Butex Scholarship $500

This award is available to undergraduate students planning to study abroad at a university in the UK that is a member of BUTEX.  The following IAP programs apply:  Bristol, Cardiff (Wales), Lancaster, Leeds, London School of Economics, Southhampton, Warwick or Westminster.

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For more informatio and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship Monthy Stipend

Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships to study abroad in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities.

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For more information and to apply, visit the DAAD website.

* Need to request Letter of Support from UW IAP 2 weeks PRIOR to scholarship application deadline
* Students must submit all materials directly to DAAD organization

 
Diversity Abroad Scholarships $1000

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a university or college that is a member of the Diversity Abroad Network. (UW-Madison is a member) Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must meet the following criteria: --Attend a Diversity Network member institution* (www.DiversityNetwork.org/members). --Have minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA or the equivalent at an accredited university or college. --Be willing to share their experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community via article, student story, and country guide submissions and participate in the DiversityAbroad.com community. - See more at: http://diversitynetwork.org/scholarships#sthash.o3igIGEf.dpuf

Summer Programs: Check website for details

http://www.diversityabroad.com/partner/diversity-abroad/scholarships

 
Foundation for Global Scholars (GRIT Program) $2000

The Foundation for Global Scholars is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization located in Westminster, CO, serving U.S. undergraduate and graduate students pursuing academic and internship programs abroad. 

The GRIT program supports scholars with a four-component experience starting with the GRIT Summit in the summer (cost largely covered by FGS), continuing with the student's international experience ($2000 scholarship), and concluding with a local or global project. Throughout the program, scholars receive ongoing mentorship and curriculum. 

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For more information and to apply, visit http://www.fgscholars.org/grit/ 

 
Freeman-Asia Scholarship Program $3,000-$7,000

Scholarships available for undergraduate students studying in East and Southeast Asia. Scholarships are up to $3,000 for summer (must be 8 weeks or more), up to $5,000 for semester, and up to $7,000 for academic year.

Fall Programs: Check website for details
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For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Freeman-ASIA/Apply

 

 

 
Fulbright Scholar Program Varies

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.

Academic Year Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the Fulbright website.

 
Fund for Education Abroad Varies

The FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.  This scholarship is great for students who are early in the planning process of their study abroad experience as the deadline is early.

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For more information and to apply, visit the FEA website.

 
Go Overseas Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship $500

Go Overseas knows that planning a trip overseas can quickly get costly. In an effort to empower everyone to engage in meaningful travel, they are providing one $500 scholarship to anyone who wants to study and/or intern abroad! As a further bonus, the lucky winner will automatically qualify to be a Go Overseas Ambassador and will be given opportunities expand on your overseas knowledge and experience.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
HECUA Scholarships Varies

Students who are participating on a HECUA study abroad program are eligible to apply for these awards. HECUA's Scholarship Program distributes three scholarships to students in HECUA programs.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
ItaliaRail Scholarship $1,000

ItaliaRail is excited to give students a chance to study abroad and experience the magic and majesty of Italy. To this end, they have created the ItaliaRail Scholarship for those who are enrolled in their university's Study Abroad Program for Italy. This scholarship is only available for students spending one semester in Italy.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines
Spring Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
JASSO Varies; see description

Pending annual renewal, the Japan Student Services Organization, Japan (JASSO) grant is available for qualified year long participants. The grant covers airfare to and from Japan, a monthly stipend, and a one-time settling-in allowance. Scholarships are given on the basis of academic merit and financial need and very competitive.

During the application process, students will be notified if they are nominated by the UW Madison Japanese department to apply for the scholarship. The IAP Study Abroad Advisor will contact the nominated students directly with further instruction on the application process. Scholarships are given on the basis of academic merit and financial need and are very competitive. Nomination by the UW Madison department does not guarantee that the applicant will receive the scholarship.

 
Lilly Lorenzen Scholarship $1,000

The Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship was established as a memorial to the late Lilly Lorénzen, an instructor in Swedish at the University of Minnesota and the American Swedish Institute, author of the book “Of Swedish Ways,” and a builder of Swedish heritage in America.

The scholarship is open to Minnesota residents who plan to carry out scholarly or creative studies in Sweden. Applicants must have a working knowledge of the Swedish language, a serious desire to make a contribution to American-Swedish cultural exchange, and demonstrable achievement in the selected field of study.

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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
MASA Grant $1000 - $5,000

Masa Israel works to make it as easy as possible for young adults to go to Israel. We offer grants and scholarships to help make the experience more affordable, and collect information about other grants and scholarships available for long-term Israel programs from third party organizations. 

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For more information and to apply, visit the MASA website.

 
Monbukagakusho Varies; see description

Pending annual review, the Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, Technology and Culture, Government of Japan) scholarship is available for year long participants. The scholarship provides a monthly stipend, a tourist class air ticket to and from Japan, and a settling-in allowance. Note: It is possible to apply independently for this scholarship, though students who do so are not eligible to participate on the IAP exchange program.

During the application process, students will be notified if they are nominated by the UW Japanese department to apply for the scholarship. The IAP Study Abroad Advisor will contact the nominated students directly with further instruction on the application process. Scholarships are given on the basis of academic merit and financial need and are very competitive.

 
New Zealand Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Awards $500-$2,000

Education New Zealand and New Zealand tertiary institutions are supporting Generation Study Abroad students with excellence and travel awards.

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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
New Zealand Study Abroad Scholarship $15,000 NZD

Education New Zealand and Go Overseas are really passionate about studying abroad in New Zealand. They are so passionate that they want more people to study abroad in New Zealand. They are awarding this scholarship to encourage more students to seriously consider studying abroad in New Zealand.

UW students who are applying to study abroad on the Massey University study abroad program in New Zealand are eligible to apply.

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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants $1,000

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Students do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi to apply.

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For more information and to apply visit the scholarship website.

 
Sons of Norway Foundation $1,000 - $1,500

This scholarship's purpose is to fund activities in which the American and Norwegian heritages are explored, studied and shared by qualified scholarship recipients. Students studying abroad in Norway are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

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For more information and to apply, visit the Sons of Norway scholarship website.

 
TCA Scholarship for Armenian American Students $500 - $2000

The Turkish Coalition of America awards up to 100 scholarships per year for American students of Armenian descent. TCA's scholarship program is designed to encourage exchanges between Turks and Armenians, while enabling the shared history of both cultures to resurface through mutual dialogue and understanding. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate level students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey or in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines
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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship Varies

Young people deserve to experience the world beyond their college campuses, but not everyone can afford to travel, especially if you're on a student budget. The Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world. At Tortuga Backpacks, our mission is to help people take amazing trips, including students studying abroad. When customers purchase luggage from us for their trips, they are "paying it forward" by funding scholarships for students like you.

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For more information and to apply, visit the Tortuga Backpacks website.

 
Tripping.com Study Abroad Scholarship $1000

Are you planning on taking your studies overseas and soaking in everything a new culture has to offer? Share your local expertise with us and we can help you travel abroad to become an expert on the place you've been dreaming of exploring!

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation up to $3,000

The scholarship will be awarded to qualified student registered to attend a college or university level study program in Denmark for a minimum of one semester. In addition to pursuing specific studies in area(s) of interest and focus, students are expected to further their general understanding and knowledge of the culture, arts, heritage and language of Denmark during the study period in Denmark. Scholarship award recipients are encouraged to find ways to share highlights of their experiences living and studying in Denmark upon their return to the United States.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines
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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
UW-MADISON STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS Back to Top
Abraham S. Burack Scholarship $500

The Abraham S. Burack scholarship awards $500 to eligible L&S Honors Program students participating in a UW-Madison academic study abroad program in the upcoming academic year.  Students spending either one semester or one year abroad may apply for this award, although preference is given to those participating in year-long study abroad programs.

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For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
CALS Study Abroad Scholarships Varies (between $750-$1500)

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Study Abroad Scholarship

Fall Programs: Consult website for deadlines
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Winter Break Programs: Consult website for deadlines Summer Programs: February 5, 2016

Go to https://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/

1) Click on "Find Scholarship Applications". This will match you to all open applications on campus.

2) Verify your student data, then click continue.

3) Answer “Filter Questions”; this will match you to scholarships for which you are eligible to apply; then click continue.

4) Scroll through the “My Applications” sections to locate the “CALS Study Abroad Scholarships for Summer/Fall/AY 2017” application; then click “Continue Application”.

Questions may be directed to studyabroad@cals.wisc.edu.

 
Center for Jewish Studies Educational Enrichment Awards Varies

The Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to offer a number of grants, awards, and scholarships to support UW–Madison students.  These awards are intended for students who wish to enroll in a recognized educational program outside of UW–Madison, such as a study abroad program or a course of intensive language study.

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For more information please visit the scholarship website.

 
FLAS Varies

FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding. 

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For more information, including how to apply, please visit the FLAS website.

 
Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award $3,000

The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at UW-Madison who are planning to conduct 6-8 weeks of summer fieldwork outside of the United States. Any continuing graduate student at UW may apply for these awards.

Summer Programs: Consult website for deadline

For more information and to apply, visit the award website.

 
L&S Career Services Summer Internship Scholarship $2,000-$5,000

Scholarships made possible through the generous donations of the Henderson-Reznick family, the Shinners family, and the Picus family. Preference given to students seeking internships that are in the non-profit, humanitarian, scientific research, or government sectors.

Summer Programs: Consult website for deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

 
Project GO Varies

Project GO is a nationwide program sponsored by the Department of Defense and the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and is open to all branches of ROTC. Project GO offer ROTC students:
1. language scholarships
2. fully-funded study abroad programs
3. academic credit
4. summer programs and academic year programs
5. no additional service commitment
6. eligibility for language incentive pay

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For more information and to learn about the application process, please visit the ProjectGo website.

 
Promega International Internship Scholarship $5,000

Provided through a grant from Promega Corporation, this scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking an international internship aimed at improving the quality of life in the world. University of Wisconsin-Madison students from all science fields are eligible but a preference will be given to students whose internships use molecular biology techniques to improve quality of life.

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Applicants must submit an internship proposal abstract (200-300 words) describing how the proposed project meets the scholarship goals; a letter of recommendation from an advisor or faculty member commenting on the student's qualifications as well as on how the internship relates to the student's course of study; a resume; and a letter from the internship host confirming the placement. A student may submit only one application for consideration per year, and previous recipients may not apply for a second award. Student's will submit their applications through Scholarships@UW

 
Roland H. & Maude M. Becker Scholarship $500

Established by Barbara B. Glass in 1988 in memory of her parents, the Roland & Maude Becker scholarship provides financial assistance to students with a major in Conservation Biology (formerly Biological Aspects of Conservation). The scholarship is a one-time award to help support a conservation experience related to the Conservation Biology major. A conservation experience may include an undergraduate research experience, internship experience, study abroad program, etc. Awards will be in the amount of $500 and up to two awards will be awarded per academic year.

Fall Programs: Consult website for all deadlines

For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship website.

 
SAIL Summer Program (Laos) - Partial Scholarship $2300

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison in cooperation with the Center for Lao Studies (CLS), based in San Francisco, California, is pleased to announce that a limited amount of funding is available to support two or more students enrolled in the University of Wisconsin system to participate in the Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL) Program between June 27-July 31, 2016. Details regarding the SAIL program can be found at: http://laostudies.org/sail/details. We expect to be able to provide $2,300 in support of the cost of each successful applicant. Remaining money from the 4th International Conference on Lao Studies is being used to provide these scholarships.

Summer Programs: January 31, 2016

Informal inquiries should be directed to Dr. Ian Baird at ibaird@wisc.edu. An up-to-date resume and a letter of application no longer than two pages explaining why the applicant feels that he or she should be considered for funding should be submitted by email to ibaird@wisc.edu no later than January 31, 2016. Applicants will have to separately apply to the SAIL program via the Center for Lao Studies, or the Study Abroad Office at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (See https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/programs/program.asp?program_id=509)

 
Scott Kloeck-Jenson (SKJ) Fellowship program $3000

The Scott Kloeck-Jenson (SKJ) Fellowship program offers two different types of awards that are given annually:

- International Internship Fellowships to support graduate students interested in undertaking practitioner internships abroad
- International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for doctoral students planning to conduct preliminary dissertation field research

Summer Programs: Consult program website for deadlines

For more information and to apply, visit http://iris.wisc.edu/funding/summer-grad-award.htm.

 
UW School of Social Work International Scholarship Award Varies

Current Masters of Social Work and Bachelors of Social Work students who have been approved to do an international field placement under the guidance of a social work faculty member or who are participating in a directed or independent study are invited to apply. The Awards Committee will consider candidates who demonstrate a commitment to international social work and have financial need. Through an announcement sent out to all social work students, The School of Social Work invites applications for scholarships both fall and spring semester.

An announcment will be sent to all students by the department with details on how to apply.

 
UW-Madison Undergraduate Awards for Summer Study Varies

This need-based scholarship provides one-time awards to high achieving undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming summer session, including on an UW Madison summer study abroad program. Award availability and amounts are subject to vary. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions

Summer Programs: Consult website for deadline

For more information and to apply, visit Scholarships@UW.

 
Worldwide Internship Program Travel Grant Minimum award $750

Funds to support students who participate in the Worldwide Internship Program, an credit-bearing online course taken while students are engaged in an internship outside their country of origin. (Other eligible internship programs through IAP where students are required to take the course are also eligible, e.g. Japan Railway internship program, and SSG internship. Students will receive $750 towards the cost of participating in WIP. Students demonstrating financial need may receive additional funding (up to $2000).

Students must participate in the Worldwide Internship Program which includes a 3-credit online course taken while overseas in conjunction with an internship. Students must agree to talk about their internship to other students at career fairs and other venues upon return to campus. Students who do not succesfully complete the course will have the funds revoked.

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First apply for the Worldwide Internship Program. Then complete the WIP Grant application through Scholarships@UW. Students looking for aid above the $750 basic award must complete the FAFSA and UW Financial Aid processes. 

 
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UW Global Gateway Scholarship IAP program fee plus international airfare

This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students who are admitted to the UW Global Gateway study abroad program.  The 2015-16 UW Global Gateway program will be offered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during summer 2016.  This program's eligibility requirements is freshman or sophomore standing with a 2.5 cum GPA.  This scholarship covers the entire IAP program fee plus international airfare.  More details on the program and it's eligibility requirements can be found at: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/programs/program.asp?program_id=522

This prestigious scholarship was established by International Academic Programs to introduce students to the issues of globalization and prepare students for success in an increasingly interconnected world.

Interested students should apply for the UW Global Gateway Program at the IAP study abroad application at: http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/uwstudent_login.asp