Scholarships for Study Abroad Students
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General Study Abroad Scholarships
- International May/ June Term Scholarship
The International May/June Term Scholarship is an award providing tuition assistance to students with high or very high financial need. Students must be in good academic and behavioral standing with the College and plan on participating in a Hope College sponsored international May/June term.* A committee of administrators will review student applications for the award. The committee consults with the Office of Financial Aid to determine which applicants meet the criteria stated above to determine student financial need. *Applicants for the Vienna Summer School are not eligible for this award and should instead visit the VSS website for other scholarship opportunities.
- Dorothy Telfer ’72 Duncan International Scholarship
A fund for students with financial need who plan to study abroad for at least one semester. First preference shall be for students who study in Germany and the scholarship may be used to assist with tuition, travel and fees. If there are no eligible students it may be used to benefit students studying in other countries. Dorothy Telfer ’72 Duncan established this scholarship in 2014 in appreciation for Hope's foreign language faculty.
- CIEE Global Institute in Berlin Grant 2015-16 only
In an effort to support the IIE Generation Study Abroad initiative, CIEE is increasing overall scholarships and grants by 2020. As part of this new funding, CIEE will award $1.2 million in grants for the 2015-16 academic year. CIEE is pleased to support this exciting initiative at Hope College by offering (4) - $6,000 grants to students attending the CIEE Global Institute in Berlin, Germany in the fall 2015 or spring 2016.
- Don and Maxine Mulder Miller Scholarship
Established by Don ‘53 and Maxine Mulder ‘53 Miller, the Miller International Education Fund provides scholarships to deserving students enrolling in international and overseas study programs. Priority in awarding is given to needy students with significant levels of unmet financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the Fried International Center for an application form.
- Michael B. Petrovich Memorial Scholarship
The Petrovich scholarship aids students who plan to spend a semester or year studying abroad, and who will spend all or part of the study period in central or eastern Europe including Russia and the states of the former Soviet Union (first preference) or western Europe (second preference). The recipient will be chosen according to the following criteria: academic achievement, place of study and travel, and financial need.
Students must select an official Hope approved program and should have already submitted the required Hope College Off-Campus Study Application to the Fried International Center. Deadline: April 15 for a program starting next fall semester and October 15 for a program starting next spring semester
- National Security Education Program David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
The National Security Education Program was established by the National Security Education Act of 1991, which created the National Security Education Board, the National Security Education Program and resources to provide undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships and institutional grants. It is guided by a mission that seeks to lead in development of the national capacity to educate U.S. citizens, understand foreign cultures, strengthen U.S. economic competitiveness and enhance international cooperation and security.
- Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
The US-Japan Bridging Foundation was formed in 1998 to provide scholalrships through the Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) to assist students to study in Japan. Bridging Scholarships are offered twice a year.
- Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarships
Underscoring its long-term commitment to education and fostering U.S.-Japan relations, Morgan Stanley, which has had a presence in Japan for more than 35 years, supports the US-Japan Bridging Foundation. Eligible students include juniors and seniors at US universities with an interest in economics and international finance who have been accepted for study in Japan.
- BUTEX North American Scholarship
The scholarship is open to all undergraduate studetns currently registered at an institution in the USA or Canada. To be eligible you must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university or college which is BUTEX affiliated.
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, seeks to offer grants to U.S. students who have limited financial means to study abroad. "International study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume
significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world" (see website).
- Benjamin A. Gilman Critical Need Language Supplement
Students who apply and are awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship are eligible to apply for an additional $3000 for the study of a critical need language. These include the study of Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Russian, and Korean. For a complete list, please visit website.
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