Nationality Rooms Scholarships (University of Pittsburgh)

University of Pittsburgh students planning to study abroad may be eligible for Nationality Rooms scholarships.  Scholarships are available for students studying abroad in Africa, Austria, Czech/Slovak Republic, Greece/Greek-speaking Cyprus, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, People’s Republic of China and Taiwan, Poland, and Scotland.  Other scholarships not based on location are also available.  There is also an award available for undergraduate women.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must:

  • be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • enrolled as full-time, degree-seeking students at the University of Pittsburgh
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0

See website for further eligibility requirements.

Funding
Varies by award from $3,500 to $5,000

Application Deadline
Early January

Additional Information
http://www.abroad.pitt.edu/nationalityroomundergrad

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Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice.  These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on campus and in the community.  Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam.  Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.  Applicants must have participated in activities in the US.

Funding
The maximum grant is $10,000 per year

Application Deadline
Early April

Additional Information
http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/

International Studies Fund (University of Pittsburgh)

The European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh has a number of scholarships available for students who plan on studying abroad in summer and fall terms.  To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the West European or European Union Studies Certificate Program.  While some preference is given to students enrolled in “Pitt in…” programs, students enrolled in any study abroad program in Europe are welcome to apply.

The International Studies Fund (ISF) is intended to help students at the University of Pittsburgh conduct research on international issues or in international settings.  ISF grants may not be used for tuition, language study, internships, or other non-research related expenses.  Conference, workshop or symposium travel is not eligible for funding under the ISF program.

Application Deadline
Mid-March

Additional Information
http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/content/undergraduate-student-scholarships-and-fellowships

Harris Miller Integrated Field Trip Abroad Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh)

The European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh has a number of scholarships available for students who plan on studying abroad in summer and fall terms.  To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the West European or European Union Studies Certificate Program.  While some preference is given to students enrolled in “Pitt in…” programs, students enrolled in any study abroad program in Europe are welcome to apply.

An Integrated Field Trip Abroad (IFTA) is a 10 to 14 day long study abroad experience that occurs at the end of the spring term.  An IFTA is linked to a specific spring term course and provides the teacher and students the opportunity to go and study in person what they have been studying throughout the term.  IFTAs are typically worth three credits and count toward graduation requirements.

Students participating in any IFTA may apply for a Harris Miller Integrated Field Trip Abroad Scholarship.  Five scholarships are awarded to help offset the expenses of studying abroad.  The funds are applied as a credit toward the tuition bill for the IFTA.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be:

  • enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh
  • enrolled in an IFTA

Funding
$1,000

Application Deadline
See website

Additional Information
http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/content/undergraduate-student-scholarships-and-fellowships

Friedl E. Kessler Memorial Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh)

The European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh has a number of scholarships available for students who plan on studying abroad in summer and fall terms.  To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the West European or European Union Studies Certificate Program.  While some preference is given to students enrolled in “Pitt in…” programs, students enrolled in any study abroad program in Europe are welcome to apply.

To help defray the costs of studying abroad, the European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence offers the Kessler Fellowship for study or research in Germany. The award is offered to a West European Studies or European Union Studies Certificate Program student on a competitive basis.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must:

  • be enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh
  • be enrolled in the West European Studies or European Union Studies Certificate Program
  • be studying German
  • have at least a 3.0 QPA

Funding
$1,000

Application Deadline
Mid-March

Additional Information
http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/content/undergraduate-student-scholarships-and-fellowships

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

The International Education Financial Aid website, IEFA.org, is an internet resource listing financial aid information for students who wish to study in a foreign country. The website presents a comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information to assist students in their quest to study abroad. The website has developed a database of more than 1,500 programs of financial aid for international education. Some resources are specific to the student’s home country or field of study, while others are more general.

Additional Information
http://www.iefa.org/scholarships/