Scholarship Information for Study Abroad

Is there financial assistance to help pay for study abroad?

Yes, a variety of scholarships and international study funding, fellowships, grants, and financial aid are available for UNA students. For additional assistance, students may also search for supplemental scholarships from another organization or foundation. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants and UNA Study Abroad Scholarship are two examples of funding available to UNA participants.

UNA Study Abroad Scholarship: Applicants who are selected will receive a $1,600 scholarship towards airfare and/or tuition and fees (effective 10/18/17).

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships are also helpful with scholarships varying according to the length of a study abroad.


When can I apply for the UNA Study Abroad Scholarship?

Applications are accepted twice during the academic year, in two rounds: one in the Fall and second in the Spring semester. Students wanting to travel for Spring Break should apply during round one. Students traveling during intercession or summer are welcome to apply during either round one or two. Deadlines for application submission are: November 1 and February 15.   

How will I know if I receive the UNA Scholarship?

It is expected that award decisions will be made within 30 days of these deadlines. Recipients will receive a “Financial Aid Award” email notification. Plus, the recipients will be so notified in writing from the appropriate administrative office. A letter will be sent to the recipient’s UNA Post Office Box or the home address of those who do not have on-campus boxes.

What if I don't have a campus post office box in the GUC?

Letters are mailed to applicant's permanent address on record in Banner. If you and/or your family have recently moved, please update your student profile on UNA Portal.

How do I accept the scholarship?

Recipients must sign their agreement, accepting the award, in person in the Student Financial Services Office within 30 days. Go to Student Financial Services in Room 318 in The Commons Building.

The deadlines for the 2017-2018 academic year are November 1st and February 15th.

Please Note: Effective in the 2018-2019 academic year, a single application period will be used.  The due date for completed applications will be February 1st.