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  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: U of U applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Minimum GPA: 3.8 Home Campus: U of U: Utah Campus
Eligibility: Course Prerequisite(s), Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18 Pre-departure Requirements: Enrollment in a Learning Abroad Program, Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments
Program Description:

DESCRIPTION

Available for summer programs only

This is a highly selective scholarship based on the quality of the following elements:
  1.  Personal Statement (part of Learning Abroad Program Application)
  2.  Résumé (no more than 2 pages) submitted as part of Merit Scholarship Application outlining:
    • work experience
    • leadership experience
    • volunteer experience 
    • personal, professional, and academic achievements
    • awards
  3. GPA 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Start an online Learning Abroad Program application at www.learningabroad.utah.edu before submitting your scholarship application.
    • Note: You do not need to be accepted into a program before submitting your scholarship application
  • Be a degree-seeking University of Utah student on the scholarship deadline and when the award is disbursed.
  • Earn academic credit on your program.
  • Have a minimum 3.8 GPA at the time of application.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawfully present non-U.S. citizen.
  • Be accepted for and ultimately participate in a program listed at www.learningabroad.utah.edu.

NOTE

  • Students who are currently taking classes at the U Asia Campus are NOT eligible for this scholarship.
  • Late scholarship applications will NOT be accepted. 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS

The scholarship award amount depends on the duration of the Learning Abroad Program:
  • Programs less than 15 days: $500 award
  • Programs more than 15 days: $1000 award

VOLUNTEERING

Students who receive this scholarship are encouraged to participate in Learning Abroad volunteer activities, such as volunteering as the Global U Expo. Please note: not participating in the Learning Abroad Volunteer Activities will not revoke your scholarship.

LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK

The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.