Competitive scholarships awarded to limited amount of applicants per semester by the Study Abroad Office. Remember to apply to many scholarships from different funding sources and do not rely on just Study Abroad Office's scholarships.
Rutgers Study Abroad Global Reach Scholarship- Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Study Abroad program during the fall/spring/academic year/summer. Award amounts vary by year but are usually in the range of $1000 to $4000 each for semester programs and $500 to $1500 for summer programs. Applications will be released to students after their acceptance by Rutgers Study Abroad so apply early to a program.
Rutgers Study Abroad Diversity Scholarship- Available to Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Study Abroad program during fall/spring/academic year. These $1,000-5,000 scholarships are intended to support the diversification of students who study abroad. Diversity is defined broadly to include ethnic and socioeconomic diversity, students with disabilities, LGBTQ students, and students with a history of overcoming adversity based upon group identification or affiliation. Applications will be released to students after their acceptance by Rutgers Study Abroad. Scholarship recipients are required to develop a follow up service project to be completed upon their return. The project should focus on ways to promote diversity in international education on campus or in the community. A project proposal must be submitted with the application. Applications will be released to students after their acceptance by Rutgers Study Abroad.
International Service Learning Program Scholarships- Available to all Rutgers students participating in the summer International Service Learning programs. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 in order to apply. Recipients of the ISL Scholarship will be required to attend a group discussion to debrief and reflect on their experiences, as well as participate in a poster session in November as part of International Education Week. Applications will be released to students after their acceptance by Rutgers Study Abroad. These programs currently include:
Argentina - Language Education in Argentina
Bolivia - Law, Justice and Rights in Bolivia
China - Social Welfare Systems*
Costa Rica: Sources of Renewable Energy
Czech Republic and Poland: Cultural Heritage Preservation
Ghana - Ghana Service Learning
Israel - Oral History and Performance
Mexico - Public Health
Romania - Investing in Children and Families Across the Life Cycle*
Turkey - Empowering Turkish Women Farmers
*NOTE: Only students applying for the extended Service Learning option in China and Romania are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
DEPARTMENT and SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Douglass Residential College Students
Rodkin International Scholars Fund- Provides financial assistance to current Douglass Residential College sophomores and juniors who are in the School of Arts and Sciences and who are participating in a Rutgers International Service Learning program. Scholarship awards will range from $500-$6000. For more information please contact Lauren Zielinski at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Douglass Residential College also offers country-specific scholarships to Douglass students planning on studying abroad through a Rutgers-sponsored program in the fall semester, spring semester, summer or for the entire academic year. If you are a Douglass student in good academic standing wishing to pursue studies internationally, log onto http://douglass.rutgers.edu/content/scholarships-and-awards to learn more about funding opportunities. If you have questions about Douglass scholarships please contact Lauren Zielinski, Director of Scholarships and Housing, at email@example.com.
Phi Sigma Iota Merit Scholarship- This scholarship is to be awarded to undergraduate members of Phi Sigma Iota based on merit (overall cumulative average, average in foreign languages taken at Rutgers, and level of study achieved). For more information please visit the Phi Sigma Iota website.
School for Environmental and Biological Sciences Students
International Summer Scholarships- Available to SEBS students only. For more information please visit the department's scholarships web page.
School of Arts and Sciences Students
For information on SAS scholarships for Rutgers SAS students please contact Dean Muffin Lord.
Adriana and Rafael Garcia Memorial Fund- Available to Newark students with a major or minor in Spanish. This award is for a semester, year, or summer abroad. For more information please contact Dr. Asela Laguna, Conklin Hall rm. 440-441.
Art History Students
Rutgers Art History Scholarships- Available to all Rutgers students attending the summer Art History in Paris or Art History in Rome program. Scholarships of approximately $2000 each will be awarded with priority given to art history majors and/or minors. There is no application necessary for this award.
COUNTRY SPECIFIC RUTGERS SCHOLARSHIPS
Rutgers in the Dominican Republic- Three, one-time scholarships available to study abroad students participating in any of our CIEE Dominican Republic study abroad programs. One scholarship awarded per program in the amount of $500. For more information please contact Rutgers Study Abroad.
Study in Israel- Offers financial support for undergraduate study or research at an accredited Israeli university. For more information please visit the Study in Israel website.
ACT(Greece)- Rutgers Study Abroad students particpating in the ACT program will have the opportunity to apply for a $1,000 scholarship offered by ACT. This scholarship is only available to Rutgers students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship cannot be taken in conjunction with ACT's merit aid or Hellenic-American scholarships. Applications will be released upon acceptance by Rutgers Study Abroad.
Japan Comparative Politics Program - All Rutgers students who are accepted into the Summer 2013 Japan program are eligible to apply for merit and need-based scholarships through the Political Science department.
Louis Horvath Scholarship Program in Hungarian Studies - The Institute of Hungarian Studies (IHS) is pleased to announce the first annual Louis Horvath Scholarship Program in Hungarian Studies. Through the generous support of the Louis Horvath Endowment, the IHS offers $2000 travel and research fellowships to support outstanding Rutgers undergraduates who want to study abroad in Hungary or pursue an independent research project in any aspect of Hungarian studies. Application details can be found here.