UMW Education Abroad Scholarships

Apply via the Office of Financial Aid’s Online Scholarship Manager. When you complete the Study Abroad section on the scholarship search form, you will automatically be considered for all scholarships that apply to you.  Students must register to study abroad via myUMW in order to be considered for a UMW Education Abroad Scholarship administered by the Center for International Education.

Scholarship Manager will reopen for applications on October 1, 2017.  The Office of Financial Aid will send out an email blast inviting students to apply.

  • For students studying abroad in the winter break or spring term, apply by November 15th. Awards will be announced by December 1st.
  • For students studying abroad in the summer or fall terms, apply by February 20th.   Awards will be announced by March 1st.

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The scholarship amount listed below is the average annual award. Individual scholarship amounts may vary.

Scholarship

Average Award

Description

Abbott International Study Scholarship $3,600 This scholarship is awarded to eligible students planning to study abroad in a country in which English is not the official language. Priority is given to those majoring in a foreign language or who plan to teach a foreign language at the K-12 level. Study programs limited to the summer term only are not eligible. This scholarship in 2011 to assist students pursuing study abroad as part of their academic training.  Administered by the Center for International Education.
Barbara Alden International Scholarship $4,000-$8,000 This scholarship is awarded each year to outstanding undergraduate students. Recipients of this scholarship must plan to study abroad and have completed a minimum of 36 graded credit hours. Study programs limited to the summer term only are not eligible.  Administered by the Center for International Education.
Grellet C. Simpson International Scholarship $4,000-$8,000 This scholarship is awarded each year to outstanding undergraduate students who wishes to pursue study abroad as part of his/her academic training. Recipients must have completed at least three full semesters with a minimum of 36 graded credit hours and intend to complete their baccalaureate degree at UMW. The scholarship will be awarded for not more than one year, and not less than one semester. Study programs limited to the summer term only are not eligible.  Administered by the Center for International Education.
Fita Rivas Scholarship in Spanish $2,000 The scholarship is awarded to junior or senior Spanish majors planning to continue their studies in graduate school.  Administered by the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures.
Elizabeth Baylor Neatrour ’54 and Mary Ellen Stephenson Memorial Scholarship in French $5,000 The scholarship is awarded annually to a rising junior or senior with a declared major in French.  Administered by the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures.
Grace Cutler Hamilton Scholarship for French Study  $1070 The scholarship is awarded to students who participate in a UMW approved study abroad program in France and open to any student who is interested in furthering their facility in French and experiencing French culture. Special consideration is given to students with demonstrated financial need. Administered by the Center for International Education.
Lucille Cutchin Winton ’42 Study Abroad Scholarship $2,500 This scholarship is awarded to eligible students planning to study abroad in a country in which English is not the official language. Priority is given to students whose study abroad plans include a strong focus on language studies. In addition to semester/year abroad programs, short-term faculty-led international education abroad experiences are allowed. Administered by the Center for International Education.
Donna Cannon Julian ’69 Endowment for International Studies $1500 Students eligible to participate in an approved study abroad program, preferably in France qualify for this scholarship. Special consideration is given to students with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship may be used for tuition as well as other costs associated with the study abroad program including, but not limited to travel, textbooks, fees, etc. Administered by the Center for International Education.
Carlos and Carol Muldoon Martel ’68 Scholarship for International Studies $1,900 Awarded each year to an undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need and an intent to pursue study abroad as part of an academic program.  Recipients must have completed at least three full semesters with a minimum of 36 graded credit hours, cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above and must complete their baccalaureate degree at UMW.  The scholarship shall be awarded for not more than one year, and not less than one semester.  study programs limited to the summer term are not eligible for consideration.  Special consideration shall be given to students whose study abroad plans include a strong focus on language studies. Administered by the Center for International Education.
Richard P. Palmieri Memorial Scholarship $3,000 The scholarship aids students with financial need who wish to participate in a study abroad program in Italy. Applicants must provide letters of recommendation from two professors. The letters of recommendation should include a statement regarding the student’s commitment to making the most out of a study abroad opportunity.  Administered by the Center for International Education.
John C. and Jerri Barden Perkins ’61 Study Abroad Scholarship $1,300 The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need and the intent to pursue study abroad as part of their academic training.  Special consideration given to students whose plans include language study.  Administered by the Center for International Education.
UMW Faculty-Led Program Education Abroad Scholarship $500 for programs up to 15 days, $1000 for programs
over 15 days
Available to students participating in a UMW Faculty-Led Education Abroad program.  This scholarship has separate application deadlines depending on term of study. Administered by the Center for International Education.
Rosalie Chauncey Memorial Scholarship in Studio Art $14,500 The scholarship provides studio art majors who show great potential for superior performance in painting and drawing the opportunity to study in Paris, France. The scholarship may be awarded for a semester, summer term, or both prior to the student’s senior year.   Administered by the Art Department.
Dr. Pauline Grace King ’37 Study Abroad Scholarship in Art History $2,300 This scholarship supports international study in art history. Students need not be an art history major, but must demonstrate strong interest in the field. The study abroad program must include at least two courses in art history per semester. The scholarship may be used for not more than one year and not less than one semester. Study programs limited to the summer term only are not eligible. Junior and first semester senior recipients are required to present a 15-20 minute talk to the Department of Art and Art History during the semester following their return. Seniors who are abroad during the final semester are also encouraged to present.  Administered by the Art History Department.
Thyra Valade Conservation Leadership Scholarship $2,500 The scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding juniors or seniors with plans to pursue graduate studies and/or a career in wildlife or the field of conservation biology; preference is given to students pursuing avian conservation. Preference is given to students with a declared major in biology or environmental science. Awards may be used to either defray tuition or applied toward the cost of UMW approved internships, programs, or study abroad opportunities targeting avian study and/or conservation.  Administered by the Biology Department.
Career Services Summer Internship Grants $2,000 Available to students participating in unpaid summer internships, including international internships and Faculty-Led internship programs.  Administered by The Center for Career and Professional Development.