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Scholarships

There are many scholarships available to Broward College students who want to study abroad, including two scholarship opportunities offered through the Greene International Education Institute.  When applying for scholarships, students are encouraged to carefully review the eligibility requirements and the application procedures. Deadlines vary and may range from 2 months to 1 year before the program begins.  This is by no means an exhaustive list of study abroad scholarships as there are numerous opportunities, but the below list will provide a starting point. 


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FALL 2014 WILLIAM E. GREENE SCHOLARS!

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Click here to learn more about the Fall 2014 Scholars!
Click here to watch as Fall 2013 WEG Scholar Jessica Maiz learns she is selected as the scholarship recipient!
Cick here to download a complete list of study abroad scholarships offered in and outside of Broward!

Study abroad scholarships offered BY Broward College

William E. Greene Scholarship for SEMESTER study abroad
This is a full scholarship that will be awarded each semester to one student who wishes to study abroad at one of Broward’s study abroad centers. Currently, there are three such locations:
 
 
Students who apply for the scholarship will be asked to indicate their preference of one the locations by specifying their first, second and third choice, and why they have made this selection.  

To be considered for the scholarship, please download and complete BOTH the WEGS Application and Guidelines and submit with supporting materials to the Greene International Education Institute.

The application deadline for the Spring 2015 scholarship is Friday, November 7th by 4pm.
  Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be considered.

WEGSApplication for Spring 2015 Programs.pdfWEGS Application
WEGS Guidelines for Spring 2015 Programs.pdfWEGS Guidelines

Click here to view former
WEGS Recipients!
Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) for SPRING BREAK or SUMMER
The Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) is a partial scholarship awarded to multiple students to help defray the cost of participating in a BC-sponsored faculty-led study abroad program during the spring break or summer term, or a BC-sponsored summer CCIS program in Spain, Germany, Peru, or India. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for the scholarship.  Award amounts may vary, but students may request up to one-third of the program cost for BC-sponsored faculty-led programs and up to $1,000 for summer CCIS programs.

To be considered for this scholarship, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Greene International Education Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Deadline for spring break faculty-led programs ONLY:  Friday, December 12, 2014, by 4p.m.
Deadline for summer faculty-led programs and CCIS programs:  Friday, March 13, 2015, by 4 p.m.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Vietnam Study Abroad Scholarships

Broward College's International Center at the Vietnamese - American Training College, Ho Chi Minh City will be offering twenty study abroad scholarships to students interested in studying abroad in Vietnam!

For more information and to request a scholarship application, please contact:

 

Discover Vietnam with Broward College International Center Contacts:

Nguyen Quang Anh Chuong, M.A.
Associate Dean of Students
Broward College Vietnam International Center at VATC
182 Le Dai Hanh, District 11, HCMC, Vietnam
Cell: (084) 903 325 710
Email: chuong.nguyen.qa@browardcollege.edu.vn

Study abroad scholarships offered OUTSIDE of Broward College
CCIS Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a consortium under which Broward College coordinates the CCIS programs in Spain, Germany, Peru and India.  Eligibility is restricted to students from CCIS member schools planning to attend a CCIS program (applies to ALL program locations). Scholarships will only be awarded to students with no previous collegiate-level study abroad experience.


Applicants must demonstrate financial need to their home study abroad office. In addition, applicants must demonstrate distinction or recognition in either scholarship, leadership, or service to their campus or the wider community (preferably all three). CCIS offers both summer and semester scholarships.  Students attending a CCIS program should contact the Greene International Education Institute if they would like to be considered.

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic, and peaceful relations. The aim of the scholarship is to broaden the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. 

Freeman-Asia Scholarship

Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to, and an understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States. From 2001 to 2009, Freeman-ASIA supported more than 4,000 U.S. undergraduates from more than 600 institutions with their study abroad plans in East and Southeast Asia. This scholarship is open to students who wish to study abroad for a summer or semester. ​

David L. Boren Scholarship

The David L. Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. Boren scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. In exchange for scholarship funding, all Boren Scholars must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. The NSEP Service Requirement stipulates that an award recipient work in the Federal Government in a position with national security responsibilities.​

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students.​

Institute for International Education (IIE)

Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy research, provides resources on international exchange opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger.​


Students can also use the Study Abroad Funding tool to look for scholarships.

Japan Bridging Scholarship

​The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.

William E. Greene Scholarship for SEMESTER study abroad
This is a full scholarship that will be awarded each semester to one student who wishes to study abroad at one of Broward’s study abroad centers. Currently, there are three such locations:
 
 
Students who apply for the scholarship will be asked to indicate their preference of one the locations by specifying their first, second and third choice, and why they have made this selection.  

To be considered for the scholarship, please download and complete BOTH the WEGS Application and Guidelines and submit with supporting materials to the Greene International Education Institute.

The application deadline for the Spring 2015 scholarship is Friday, November 7th by 4pm.
  Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be considered.

WEGSApplication for Spring 2015 Programs.pdfWEGS Application
WEGS Guidelines for Spring 2015 Programs.pdfWEGS Guidelines

Click here to view former
WEGS Recipients!
Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) for SPRING BREAK or SUMMER
The Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) is a partial scholarship awarded to multiple students to help defray the cost of participating in a BC-sponsored faculty-led study abroad program during the spring break or summer term, or a BC-sponsored summer CCIS program in Spain, Germany, Peru, or India. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for the scholarship.  Award amounts may vary, but students may request up to one-third of the program cost for BC-sponsored faculty-led programs and up to $1,000 for summer CCIS programs.

To be considered for this scholarship, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Greene International Education Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Deadline for spring break faculty-led programs ONLY:  Friday, December 12, 2014, by 4p.m.
Deadline for summer faculty-led programs and CCIS programs:  Friday, March 13, 2015, by 4 p.m.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Vietnam Study Abroad Scholarships

Broward College's International Center at the Vietnamese - American Training College, Ho Chi Minh City will be offering twenty study abroad scholarships to students interested in studying abroad in Vietnam!

For more information and to request a scholarship application, please contact:

 

Discover Vietnam with Broward College International Center Contacts:

Nguyen Quang Anh Chuong, M.A.
Associate Dean of Students
Broward College Vietnam International Center at VATC
182 Le Dai Hanh, District 11, HCMC, Vietnam
Cell: (084) 903 325 710
Email: chuong.nguyen.qa@browardcollege.edu.vn

CCIS Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a consortium under which Broward College coordinates the CCIS programs in Spain, Germany, Peru and India.  Eligibility is restricted to students from CCIS member schools planning to attend a CCIS program (applies to ALL program locations). Scholarships will only be awarded to students with no previous collegiate-level study abroad experience.


Applicants must demonstrate financial need to their home study abroad office. In addition, applicants must demonstrate distinction or recognition in either scholarship, leadership, or service to their campus or the wider community (preferably all three). CCIS offers both summer and semester scholarships.  Students attending a CCIS program should contact the Greene International Education Institute if they would like to be considered.

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic, and peaceful relations. The aim of the scholarship is to broaden the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. 

Freeman-Asia Scholarship

Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to, and an understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States. From 2001 to 2009, Freeman-ASIA supported more than 4,000 U.S. undergraduates from more than 600 institutions with their study abroad plans in East and Southeast Asia. This scholarship is open to students who wish to study abroad for a summer or semester. ​

David L. Boren Scholarship

The David L. Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. Boren scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. In exchange for scholarship funding, all Boren Scholars must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. The NSEP Service Requirement stipulates that an award recipient work in the Federal Government in a position with national security responsibilities.​

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students.​

Institute for International Education (IIE)

Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy research, provides resources on international exchange opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger.​


Students can also use the Study Abroad Funding tool to look for scholarships.

Japan Bridging Scholarship

​The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.


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