Thursday, November 16, 2017

Truman State University Rainbow Scholarship Supports Study Abroad, USA 2018

Deadline: 10/01/2018 Degree: Bachelor Scholarship Description: The Rainbow Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving LGBTQI studen... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 10/01/2018


Degree: Bachelor


Scholarship Description: The Rainbow Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. This scholarship is made possible by the generous support of a group of international education professionals who are committed to advocating on behalf of LGBTQI students.

Eligibility:

A. The Rainbow Scholarship recipient must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
B. Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible)
C. Study abroad program must be eligible for academic credit at the student’s home institution
D. Study abroad program must include at least four weeks (28 days) in country/countries


Benefits: students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year (2018-19) could receive up to $10,000; $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall (2018) or spring (2019) semester; and awards that are prorated by number of weeks in-country (with a minimum of $1,250) for students studying abroad during summer 2018.


Application: •    Online application form (includes an unofficial transcript)
•    Financial aid form (to be filled out by financial aid office)
•    Recommendation letter (submitted by a professor or advisor, maximum of one)


Scholarship Website: http://newsletter.truman.edu/article.asp?id=17934