The Institute of International Education with the support of Government of France would like to offer Study Abroad Undergraduate Scholarship for US students. These scholarships will be given out by institutions to be used to support education abroad costs related to travel, tuition, books, lodging, and insurance, to and in France.
The aim of the scholarships is to strengthen the bond between French and US applicants.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is an organization which focuses on International Student Exchange and Aid, Foreign Affairs, and International Peace and Security.
- Application Deadline: November 20, 2017
- Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue an undergraduate degree.
- Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.
- Scholarship Award: Generation Study Abroad commitment partners at U.S. colleges and universities are eligible to apply for the five matching incentive grants of $5,000. The selected campuses must commit to matching the grant and will be responsible for nominating four qualified students to receive the French Embassy- Generation Study Abroad Scholarship of $2,500 each.
- Nationality: USA
- Number of Scholarships: Up to five scholarships are available.
- Scholarship can be taken in France
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: USA
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet following criteria:
- Citizens or permanent residents
- Sophomore, junior or senior students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program( associate’s or baccalaureate) at a U.S. university or college that is a Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner.
- 18 years old at the time of departure to France.
- Participating in a program in France, in a French institution.
- Contributes to diversifying the study abroad population at their institutions.
- Additional campus criteria must address one or more barriers to study abroad: cost, curriculum, and culture.
- Indicators must include at least one of the following: financial need, first-generation students, underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, students with disabilities, underrepresented academic discipline, gender, community college or transfer students, veterans, student-athletes, or students who have never travelled abroad.
- There are no restrictions with regard to grade point average.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction of the host university.
- Applicants can apply through the online processor.
How to Apply:
- Complete the application form by 11:59 pm EST Monday, November 20th, 2017