Education Abroad Scholarship Application

The University of North Alabama’s mission is to be Innovative, Inclusive, Engaged, Evolving, and Global. Education Abroad includes all of these values, and UNA offers a $1,600 Education Abroad Scholarship to support our students’ international experiences. Students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • The student intends to participate in a credit-bearing, faculty-led Education Abroad program approved by the sponsoring academic college;
  • The student has been accepted into a credit-bearing exchange program through ISEP or with one of UNA's bilateral exchange partners; or
  • The student has been accepted into a credit-bearing direct enrollment program at an accredited or government-approved university abroad.

Scholarship application deadlines for short-term and long-term Education Abroad programs are November 15 and February 15. Students will be notified of their application status by email.

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Full-time = at least 12 credit-hours undergraduate or 8-9 credit-hours graduate
e.g., grants, scholarships

If you intend to participate in a short-term (one month or less) faculty-led Education Abroad program, please provide the following information:

If you intend to participate in a long-term (one or two semesters) exchange program through an Education Abroad partner or through direct enrollment at a university abroad, please provide the following information:

e.g., Fall 2022

Write an essay between 500 and 750 words that addresses the following questions: Why are you interested in this specific Education Abroad program or opportunity? How does this opportunity align with your academic, professional, and/or personal goals? What kind of intercultural understanding, perspectives, and/or knowledge do you hope to gain from this experience? What have you done to plan for this essential and exciting global learning experience?

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Students who accept an Education Abroad Scholarship agree to submit a 500-word reflective essay after their Education Abroad experience. The essay should be submitted within 30 days of the program’s conclusion.

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