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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: U of U applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Fall 2019 06/01/2019 07/01/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 11/30/2019 TBA TBA
NOTE: Applications are due by the deadline date listed above at 11:59 pm Mountain Time. Deadlines are final and no late applications will be accepted. The Office for Global Engagement Scholarships at the University of Utah are awarded three times each year. Please apply for the semester that applies to your term abroad. *FALL - Fall, Fall Break, and Full Year Programs *SPRING - Spring, Spring/Winter Break, and Calendar Year Programs *SUMMER - Summer Programs
Program Description:


This scholarship is intended to provide financial support to University of Utah students participating on approved Learning Abroad programs. Applicants must submit a portfolio of original photographs to the scholarship committee as part of the application. During the duration of their Learning Abroad Program, the recipient(s) will create a portfolio of images documenting their experience abroad to submit to Learning Abroad. 
Recipients will primarily be selected on the quality of the following elements:
  • Applicant Image Portfolio (10 Images Maximum)*
    • * Note: these photos do not have to be taken abroad. Additionally, there are no constraints on image subject matter. 
  • Photography Portfolio Statement (150-250 Words)
  • Learning Abroad Program Personal Statement (400-500 Words Maximum)


Recipients of this scholarship are required to submit a portfolio documenting their experience on their Learning Abroad Program. Recipients are welcome to submit as much content as they like.  However, at a minimum, recipients are required to contribute at least 20 high-quality resolution images from their Learning Abroad program.


  • Start an online Learning Abroad Program application at 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
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application
  • Earn academic credit on your program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawfully present non-U.S. citizen
  • Be accepted to and ultimately participate in a program listed at
  • Complete the training program for Learning Abroad Photography Contributors
  • Successfully fulfill the terms of the Learning Abroad Photography Portfolio project


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


  • June 1st: Fall, Fall Break, and Academic Year
  • November 1st: Spring, Winter/Spring Break, and Calendar Year
  • February 15th: Summer


The scholarship award amount is the same for all terms and program lengths: $1,000


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


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.