Are you trying to learn a second language? What about learn a second language in a foreign country? If that sounds like an exciting experience the Teenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship might be the help you need. This scholarship allows one individual to win funding for a four week long international language program (standard, 20 lessons per week). The scholarship value is between $3,000 and $5,000 but will not cover airfare.
Individuals from around the world can apply for this scholarship before May 1st- one lucky winner is able to participate in a language program from August 2nd, 2015 to August 29th, 2015.
The winning student can choose from a variety of locations including Malta, Brighton, Eastbourne, London, Toronto, Montreal, Nice, Paris, Barcelona, Malaga, Playa Del Carmen, Florence, Rome, Frankfurt or Beijing. If the student selects Playa del Carmen, Malta or Brighton, accommodation will also be included in the scholarship.
To enter the Teenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship you must be between the ages of 15 and 19 and submit a picture collage or short video that represents your personality. The more creativity, passion and energy shown- the better!
Find out more information on this scholarship and apply before the May 1st deadline.
Applications for next year’s Rotary Peace Fellowship are currently being accepted. Each year Rotary selects 100 individuals from around the world to receive a fully funded academic fellowship to cover tuition and fees, room and board and round-trip transportation at one of the following Rotary Peace Centers:
- Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
- Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
- International Christian University, Japan
- University of Bradford, England
- University of Queensland, Australia
- Uppsala University, Sweden
“Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution.”
To be eligible for this fellowship you must meet the following requirements:
- Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
- Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service
- Excellent leadership skills
- Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
- Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background
Individuals can be from any country around the world, however, they must plan on studying in the United States, United Kingdom, Thailand, Sweden, Japan or Australia at one of the six institutions listed above.
Get more information on the Rotary Peace Fellowship and apply before May 31st.
Centro Einaudi has launched their third annual Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award. Candidates must submit a high-quality scientific paper on the economics of illegal activities and corruption before April 6th.
Individuals from around the world can apply for this award but must have been born after December 31st, 1977 and be studying one of the following: Sociology, Geography, Criminal & Forensic Science, Public Relations, Political Science, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Economics, Public Administration, Law & Legal Studies, Cultural Studies, Business/Management and Architecture & Design.
Three 1200 Euro awards will be granted in addition to a maximum of 500 Euros for travel expenses to join the Giorgio Rota Conference to present their work.
An award committee will select the three winning papers based upon the following criteria:
- Relevance to the topic
- Literature review
- Quality of the methods and the data
- Originality of the data and the conclusions
This award is in honor of Giorgio Rota, a leading Italian economist in charge of economic research at the Centro Einaudi for many years. The Centro Einaudi is based in Turin and conducts independent research in the fields of political economy, welfare policies, government and marketing competition.
If interested in this award, learn more about the Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award before the April 6th deadline.
If you’re interested in a fellowship that allows you to travel while providing volunteer services then The Human Interaction Project’s Giving Back Program is a great opportunity for you.
Accepted students will have their airfare, housing, UBELONG program fees, medical insurance and some incidentals covered when they take part in this 10-14 day fellowship. Each student will be partnered with the international volunteering organization, UBELONG, to carry out a volunteer trip while immersed in a new culture. Before their journey students will receive training in leadership and philanthropy.
To be eligible students must be 18-25 years old and complete an online application. Applicants must be studying in the United States but can be from any country and pursuing any degree. Two letters of recommendation, a brief essay and a recent photo are also required.
The selection committee for The Human Interaction Project’s Giving Back Program will review all applications, and select the final applicants to participate in a Skype interview. Key attributes that the selection committee will be evaluating applicants on include:
- Concern with your fellow man
- A hunger for self-growth
- Openness to foreign cultures
- Willingness to step outside your comfort zone
- An independent streak
Five individuals will be accepted and upon return expected to share their journey through blogging, videos and speeches.
Hiram College offers a number of international scholarships- including the James A. Garfield Global Scholarship. This scholarship has the potential to cover tuition for one year – the award amount is between $19,000 and $23,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship international students must complete an application to Hiram College before February 15th. Students must score a minimum of 1100 on the SAT in the combined math and critical reading sections and have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.
International students from any country and pursuing any degree are able to apply for this scholarship if they plan on attending Hiram College.
Hiram College is located in Hiram, Ohio and was founded in 1850. There are currently 1,200 undergraduate students including more than 70 international students from 30 countries around the world studying at Hiram College.
If you would like to attend Hiram College and see if you’re eligible for this scholarship you can get more information on the Hiram College James A. Garfield Global Scholarship.
If you like answering trivia questions and love scholarships then the EdU scholarship is a great opportunity you need to check out. CompareCards.com is hosting this scholarship and will award one student $2,500 each month.
If you’re interested in this scholarship you must be enrolled in college, be at least 16 years of age and a resident of the United States. This is a great opportunity for US citizens or residents who are studying abroad through a US college or university.
The winner will be randomly drawn from all entries and notified through email or phone. If you are the EdU Scholarship Award winner you must submit a photograph of yourself holding the scholarship award check and a statement about how the award will help you manage your college expenses.
To enter to win this scholarship you must complete the registration form and correctly answer the given trivia question.
You can get more information on the EdU Scholarship Award here.
Every student knows that textbooks are expensive! This scholarship is a great opportunity for students like you to gain a little extra cash to help pay for your books. This contest is open to US citizens enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university for winter or spring term. If you plan on studying abroad through your US school this is a great way to help boost your bank account for your trip.
To enter the DirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest you must submit an original photo that captures the theme “Expectations.” Students can be a graduate or undergraduate student but must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and not be currently incarcerated.
- Grand prize winner selected by DirectTextbook.com: $1,000
- Second place winner to the photo with the most votes: $500
- Third place winner will be selected at random: $250
Get more information on the DirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest Scholarship and get help paying for your textbooks!
Each month you have a chance to win $1,000! GotChosen Scholarships now has a new opportunity for students around the world to have access to extra funds for their education. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following:
- Be 18 years or older
- Have been accepted into a post secondary or college program
You do not need to submit your GPA or prove financial need to enter into the $1,000 Every Month Scholarship. However, you must apply every month that you wish to be considered for the award. The deadline to apply each month is the last day of the month at 11:59PM Pacific Time.
To enter to win this scholarship you must create a GotChosen account and follow the application process steps. The winner will be chosen by a random drawing and announced on the 27th of the following month.
Log into your scholarship account to gain access to the full information on the $1000 Every Month Scholarship so you can enter to win.
Want to study in New York City but need help finding the funds? Join The New School Competition! Ten students will receive a scholarship to help them pay for their tuition at The New School. There will be one full tuition scholarship and one partial tuition scholarship at each of the five participating divisions.
Individuals are eligible to apply for this scholarship if they meet the following criteria:
- Are a high school or college student
- Plan on attending the New School
To enter to win this scholarship you must first read the contest rules and eligibility requirements. You must then complete the challenge and apply to The New School before February 1st.
The challenge will consist of many parts including registration, the New School quiz, a global citizen quiz, the creation of your own video story and applying to the New School.
After the initial screening of all entries 20 candidates will be selected to continue in the competition based upon their quiz results and their creative case video. One finalist will be picked to move along in the competition based upon video views and comments. The final winners will then be chosen and contacted by March 23rd.
Log into your account and learn more about the New School Competition.
In September we announced that InternationalStudent.com was hosting their ninth annual Travel Video Contest. The contest was open to anyone age 18 and older who is enrolled or plans on being enrolled in a college or university outside their home country. If you’re wondering who walked away with the winning titles last week- we have the answer and are pleased to announce the Travel Video Contest Winner!
The $4,000 grand prize winner was Danielle Boxill for her video “My Illustrated Life.”
Danielle grew up Trinidad and it was there that she discovered her love for animation. Wanting to pursue animation as a career- she first wants to start by obtaining an accredited animation degree. Studying in the US will be her chance to start her dream. Watch “My Illustrated Life” and watch Danielle’s story unfold. Danielle will also be blogging about her studies in the US through her very own blog. Visit her blog on InternationalStudent.com to hear (and maybe watch) more of her stories come to life.
The second place winner ($500) was Anh Nguyen for his video “Revisiting Homeland Vietnam.”
After visiting his homeland of Vietnam Anh realized that along with the vast beauty, there is also vast poverty- and he was inspired to make a difference. Watch Anh’s video and see how he plans to take action within Vietnam.
The third place winner ($250) was Drew Thomas for his video “Hollywood of the North.”
Drew has a love (and talent) for visual effects. He wants to take his talent to the next level by attending CG Masters School of 3D Animation & VFX- but needed some financial help. Watch his video and see just how talented he is and why the InternationalStudent.com judges thought he deserved the third place title!
Next year InternationalStudent.com will host their tenth annual Travel Video Contest and you won’t want to miss out! Check back September 2015 for your chance to enter the contest!