Scholarships

 

Harper College Resource for Excellence Grant scholarship

Just Announced: Second Round of Awards

This Harper-based funding opportunity is available through a Resource for Excellence Grant awarded to International Studies and Programs by the Harper College Educational Foundation.

The funding is aimed at increasing the number of students particularly from traditionally under-represented groups, participating in study abroad programs and to provide monies for faculty pursuing professional development opportunities in international education.

Eligibility: Full-time student, minimum 2.75 GPA.

Selection criteria:  Financial need and merit.

Expected beneficiaries: 5-10 awards of $1000-$2000.

Application package: Application Form, Essay, Letter of recommendation.

The applications shall be sent to the International Studies and Programs Coordinator, Richard Johnson, in one digital copy by email and one hard copy. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Student application form

Faculty Recommendation form

 

Location/Area Scholarships

Freeman Asia

The Freeman Foundation provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam). The program's goal to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Applied or have been accepted to a study abroad program
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: October 12 for spring programs, February 15 for summer programs, April 1 for fall and academic year programs

Bridging Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Eligibility:

  • Study in Japan

Application Deadline: October 10, 2012 for spring programs

NSEP (Boren) Scholarships

Boren Scholarships provide for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study aborad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Study in non-traditional location

Application Deadline: Annual deadline in February

Need-Based Scholarships

Gilman International Scholarship

Up to $8,000

This scholarship aims to diversify and expand participation in international study by awarding grants to undergraduates who have been traditionally underrepresented in education abroad.

Eligibility:

  • Pell grant recipient
  • US citizen

Application Deadline: October 1 for spring programs, March 1for summer and fall programs

Freeman Asia

The Freeman Foundation provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam). The program's goal to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Applied or have been accepted to a study abroad program
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: October 12 for spring programs, February 15 for summer programs, April 1 for fall and academic year programs

 

 

 

 

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