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Using your financial aid for Global Opportunities programs

Ohio University financial aid may be applied to Ohio University-sponsored study abroad and exchange programs, programs offered through the Ohio International Consortium (OIC), and affiliated third party providers . See Planning your experience for more details on these programs.

Click here for a comprehensive guide on using existing scholarships and financial aid on study abroad programs.

The maximum amount a student may receive from all campus administered scholarships, including departmental, endowed, and University-funded scholarships, cannot exceed the cost of attendance established annually by Ohio University.

The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships  can also answer specific questions.

Also, don't forget to check with your program director or provider for additional program-specific funding opportunities.

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Office of Global Opportunities

  • Program Eligibility   

    Office of Global Opportunities Go Again Travel Award can be used for participation on OHIO domestic programs, OHIO international programs, and other approved credit-bearing study away programs. Please reach out to OGO to make sure your program is eligible for awards.    

      

    Student Eligibility   

    1. Must be enrolled at Ohio University as a full-time, degree-seeking student   

    2. HCOM students must be participating on an OHIO-sponsored pro gram or an approved independent  international rotation.   

    3. US citizens, permanent residents and international undergraduate OHIO students are encouraged to apply.   

    1. Must   have  previously  participated  on a college level, credit-bearing global program.   

      

    Application Requirements  

    * Note    All  submissions must be applicants’ original work (including any images or text). Awardees may be contacted for permission to use creative piece to promote global programs across various university platforms.  This  application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved if you log out before you submit. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.     

      

    1. Creative piece  – Share your global story using creative media. Why did you go on a global program and what are the benefits (personal, academic, or professional) of having a global experience? Please submit anything but an  essay – video, short story, poem, graphic design, photo essay, music, spoken word,  etc … Emai l  ogogoagain@ohio.edu   for questions regarding creative work submission.  There is no minimum  length requirement .   P lease be considerate of the time it will take for the committee to review your  piece.    

    2. Rationale   – Submit a brief rationale explaining your creative work and why you are planning to go on another global program. 250 words max.    

    3. Program Cost Estimate-   You are also required to submit  a cost estimate for your intended program. You can find a sample cost estimate worksheet here:  https://goo.gl/qbYSyH  If you have any questions about this requirement please contact the Office of Global Opportunities to work with an advisor.

     

    The Office of Global Opportunities must receive  all of  the above items in order to consider your application.   

      

    Award Amount   

    Award amounts are intended to defray the cost of travel associated with global opportunity programs. Successful applicants will receive $100-$750. The award will be directly applied to students' OHIO accounts during the term in which the awardee is scheduled to travel. Multiple awards may be distributed. Award amount may vary and may not exceed combined program fee and estimated out of pocket costs.    

      

    Deadlines   

    Application deadline for summer 2019, fall semester 2019, and academic year 2019-20 programs:    

    • Thursday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59pm.   

    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19:    

    • Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:59pm

     

    Apply Now

  • Program Eligibility  

    Office of Global Opportunities  (OGO)  Need-Base d  Travel Grant can be used for participation on OHIO Domestic  programs , OHIO International programs, and other approved credit - bearing study  away programs . Please reach out to OGO to make sure your program is eligible for awards.   

     

    Student  Eligibility  

    1. Must be an undergraduate, degree-seeking OHIO student applying for participation in a study  away   program for academic credit.   

    2. Must qualify for financial aid according to the guidelines determined by the Ohio University Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. All applicants must have a FAFSA on file at the time of funding application to be considered for an award.  

    3. Must be in good academic and conduct standing.  

    4. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.  

     

    Preference is given to students ,  who have not had previous study away experience (Domestic  or  International programs) at the college level. Previous recipients of funding from the Office of Global Opportunities will only be considered if funds remain after all other applicants are considered.  

     

    Application Requirements

    T his application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved  if you  log out before you submit. Read the  instructions  carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.    

    You must have a FASFA on file with the Office of Student Financial Aid in order to be considered for this scholarship.

     

    Award Amounts  

    Award amounts are intended to defray the cost of travel associated with  global  programs and are tied t o   the awardee's  program location  and expected program related costs The award will be directly applied to  students'  OHIO  account s  during the term in which the awardee is scheduled to travel.  Award amount may vary and may not exceed combined program fee and estimated out of pocket costs.   

     

    Central America, North America and Caribbean: $400-$800  

    South America: $600-$1200  

    Europe: $750-$1500  

    Africa: $1000-$2000  

    Asia: $1000-$2000  

    Oceania: $1000-$2000  

     

    Deadlines  

    Application deadline for summer 201 9 , fall semester 201 9 , and academic year 201 9 - 20  programs :   

    • Thursday, February 15, 2019  at  11:59 pm.  

    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19:   

    • Monday, October 1, 2018 at  11:59 pm.

     

     Apply Now

  • Program Eligibility  

    Office of Global Opportunities  (OGO)  Merit Scholarship  can be used for participation on OHIO Domestic programs, OHIO International programs, and other approved credit - bearing study away programs. Please reach out to OGO to make sure your program is eligible for awards.   

     

    Student  Eligibility  

    1. Must be an undergraduate OHIO student   

    2. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.  

    1. US citizens, permanent residents and international undergraduate OHIO students are encouraged to apply.  

    Preference is given to students, who have not had previous study away experience (Domestic and International programs) at the college level. Previous recipients of funding from the Office of Global Opportunities will only be considered if funds remain after all other applicants are considered.  

    Application Requirements  

    *Note  this application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved if you log out before you submit. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.    

    1. Personal Statement - At the end of the application, you will need to upload a personal statement. The instructions for that essay are as follows:  Tell us about yourself, explain your reasons for wishing to participate in a global program, and outline how you will incorporate your global experience into your degree program and future education or career. Max. 500 words.  You must be prepared to upload your essay at the time of application submission  

    2. DARS Report for review of academic performance. Please be prepared to upload this document.

    3. One academic reference (NOT a letter of recommendation – reference may or may not be contacted, depending on competitiveness of the applicant pool).    

    4. Program Cost Estimate-   You are also required to submit  a c ost estimate for your intended program. You can find a sample cost estimate worksheet here:  https://goo.gl/jsZZvZ .  If you have any questions about this requirement please contact the Office of Global Opportunities to work with an advisor.

    1.  

    In order to be considered for this award, all of these items must be included in the application.   

     

    Award Amount  

    Award amounts are intended to defray the cost of travel associated with global opportunity programs and range from $500- $1000.  The award will be directly applied to  students'  OHIO accounts during the term in which the awardee is scheduled to travel.  Award amount may vary and may not exceed combined program fee and estimated out of pocket costs.   

     

    Deadlines  

    • Application deadline for summer 2019, fall semester 2019, and academic year 2019-20 programs :   

    • Thursday, February 15, 2019  at 11:59pm.  

    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19:   

    • Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:59pm.

     

    Apply Now 

  • Program Eligibility  

    Office of Global Opportunities Graduate & HCOM Travel Award can be used for participation on OHIO Domestic programs, OHIO International programs, and other approved credit - bearing study away programs. Please reach out to OGO to make sure your program is eligible for awards.   

     

    Student Eligibility  

    1. Must be OHIO graduate or OHIO Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine student   

    2. Program must fit into applicant's academic program and career goals.  

    3. HCOM students must be participating on an OHIO-sponsored program or an approved international rotation  

    Preference is given to students, who have not had previous study away experience (Domestic and International programs) at the college level. Previous recipients of funding from the Office of Global Opportunities will only be considered if funds remain after all other applicants are considered.  

    Application Requirements  

    *Note  this application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved if you log out before you submit. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.    

     

    1. Personal statement - At the end of the application, you will need to upload a personal statement. The instructions for that essay are as follows:  Please tell us about yourself, explaining your reasons for wishing to participate in an international global opportunity and outlining how your selected program fits into your future education and career. The essay should be double spaced and no more than 2 pages long.  You must be prepared to upload your essay at the time of application submission .  

    2. Letters of Reference - Two letters from academic recommenders who can speak to your academic achievements and how the study abroad experience fits into your academic and career plans. Letters of recommendation must be received by the Office of Global Opportunities no later than Friday, October 7 at 5 p.m. EDT or your application will be deemed incomplete. References should be emailed  to:   ogogradhcom@ohio.edu.  

    3. Program Cost Estimate-   You are also required to submit  a c ost estimate for your intended program. You can find a sample cost estimate worksheet here:  https://goo.gl/jsZZvZ .  If you have any questions about this requirement please contact the Office of Global Opportunities to work with an advisor.

     

    Award Amounts  

    Award amounts are intended to defray the cost of travel associated with global programs and are tied to   the awardee's program location and expected program related costs The award will be directly applied to  students'  OHIO accounts during the term in which the awardee is scheduled to travel.  Award amount may vary and may not exceed combined program fee and estimated out of pocket costs.    

    Central America, North America and Caribbean:  $800   
    South America:  $1200   
    Europe: $1500   
    Africa: $2000   
    Asia:  $2000   
    Oceania:  $2000  

     

    Deadlines  

    Application deadline for summer 2019, fall semester 2019, and academic year 2019-20 programs :   

    • Thursday, February 15, 2019  at 11:59pm.  

    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19:   

    • Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:59pm.  

     

    Apply Now

  • Program Eligibility

    Office of Global Opportunities Study Away Diversity Travel Award can be used for participation on OHIO Domestic programs, OHIO International programs, and other approved credit - bearing study away programs. Please reach out to OGO to make sure your program is eligible for awards. 

     

                

    Student Eligibility

    1. Must be enrolled at Ohio University as a full-time, degree-seeking student
    2. HCOM students must be participating on an OHIO-sponsored program or an approved independent international rotation.
    3. Must be US citizen or permanent resident alien.

     

     

    Preference is given to students who have not had previous study away experience (Domestic and International programs) at the college level. Previous recipients of funding from the Office of Global Opportunities will only be considered if funds remain after all other applicants are considered.

     

    Application Requirements

    *Note  this application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved if you log out before you submit. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.  

     

    1. Personal Essay - The essay should be two pages, double-spaced. Please tell us: Why you identify as someone from a diverse background, how your perspective will influence your experience abroad, how the scholarship will allow you to positively impact the OHIO community and/or the world).  You must be prepared to upload your essay at the time of application submission.
    2. One reference - You are also required to submit a letter of reference from someone who knows you personally, professionally, or academically (not a friend or relative), speaking to how you will benefit from your chosen international experience. Your reference should submit their letter via email to:  ogodiversityscholarship@ohio.edu. It is your responsibility to ensure that the required reference letter is received by the Office of Global Opportunities by the deadline 
    3. Program Cost Estimate -  You are also required to submit a c ost estimate for your intended program. You can find a sample cost estimate worksheet here:  https://goo.gl/jsZZvZ .  If you have any questions about this requirement please contact the Office of Global Opportunities to work with an advisor.

     

    The Office of Global Opportunities must receive all of the above items in order to consider your application. 

     

     

    Award Amount

    Award amounts are intended to defray the cost of travel associated with global opportunity programs, successful applicants will receive up to $1000. The award will be directly applied to students' OHIO accounts during the term in which the awardee is scheduled to travel.   Award amount may vary and may not exceed combined program fee and estimated out of pocket costs.

     

     

    Deadlines

     

    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19:

    Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:59pm

     

    Apply Now

  • Click here for the application

    Deadlines

    Application Deadline: 5pm, February 15, 2018

    Eligibility

    1. Must be currently enrolled for admission at OHIO and in the Global Leadership Certificate Program.
    2. Must have a FAFSA on file and qualify for need-based financial support.
    3. Must be a resident of one of the Ohio counties designated as Appalachian as determined by the Appalachian Regional Commission.
    4. Must be applying to or participating in a required GLC international experience prior to August 2017. Acceptance to your international program is not required to be considered for this award

     

    Completed applications, including 500-word essay, must be submitted to global.opportunities@ohio.edu by 5:00 p.m. EST on February 15,  2018.

  • J. Michael Lawrie Global Education Scholarship Application

    Deadlines
    Application deadline for winter break, spring semester & spring break programs 2018-19: Monday, October 1, 2018 at midnight.

    Application deadline for 2019 summer term, fall semester and academic year programs: March 1, 2019 at midnight.

    Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all application materials, including references and reference signature pages, are received by the application deadline. 

    Eligibility (appliant must qualify in all categories)

    1. Majors from the College of Arts & Sciences with junior or senior status at the time of the program.
    2. Be enrolled full-time in the College of Arts & Sciences.
    3. Minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA.
    4. Be involved in leadership activities on campus.
    5. Possess a high degree of personal integrity.
    6. Must be applying or accepted to a faculty-led study abroad or exchange program sponsored by OHIO University.

     

    Application and Personal Essay Instructions

    • Applications must be completed in one login session. If you log out, your work will not be saved. Have all required information and materials ready before you start.
    • In the personal essay, tell us about yourself, your leadership-experience at Ohio University, your reasons for applying for this scholarship, and how this study abroad experience will benefit you personally, professionally and as a leader. NOTE: Add your name to the header of your personal statement.

     

    Reference Instructions

     

    • Click  here  to download and print 2 copies of   the Lawrie Reference Form The applicant must complete the form before providing it to the reference writer. It is your responsibility to ensure that the two required references letters, along with the Reference Forms, are received by the Office of Global Opportunities by the application deadline.  Reference writers should submit letters at  ogolawriescholarship@ohio.edu.

     

  • Click here for the Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Academic Year Program 2018-19 Scholarship Application.

    Deadline
    Application deadline for Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Academic Year 2018-19 Programs: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5pm.

    Eligibility

    1. Full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking OHIO student applying for participation in a credit-bearing study abroad program during summer, fall or academic year.
    2. Must apply and qualify for the Office of Global Opportunities Need-Based Travel Grant (see above).
    3. Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA.
    4. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

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    Click here for Boundless: Study Away Scholarship for CIS Students application

    Deadlines
    Application deadline for travel during 2018 summer, fall and academic year: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at midnight.

    Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the required reference is received by the application deadline. 

    Eligibility (applicant must qualify in all categories)

    • Degree-seeking OHIO students.
    • Center for International Studies (CIS) students: undergraduate major, minor and certificate students, graduate students or Global Leadership Center students.
    • Awards must benefit a study away experience, including domestic and international study away programs, student exchanges, internships, volunteer opportunities and research.
    • Applicants must have identified their study away experience, even if still in the planning phase.
    • Minimum duration of travel will be two weeks.

     

    Application and Personal Essay Instructions

    • Applications must be completed in one login session. If you log out, your work will not be saved. Have all required information and materials ready before you start an application.
    • In the personal essay, tell us about yourself and describe why you wish to study, intern, volunteer or conduct research away and how the experience fits into your academic work with CIS. What factors led to this decision? What do you hope to gain from and what do you anticipate will be the impact of your experience? What initially inspired you to travel to this particular host location? In addition, describe your proposed study, intern, volunteer, or research experience and what factors led you to select this opportunity and the length of stay on-site. This essay should be double-spaced and one to two pages long. You will be prompted to upload the essay to this application.

     

    Reference Guide

    Please download the Boundless Reference Guide containing helpful information for your reference writer. References are submitted to  beoundless@ohio.edu.

  • Click here for application.
    Application Deadline: midnight on March 1, 2018
    Note that this application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved prior to submitting. Read the application instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials ready.

    Eligibility

    • For students studying abroad in Asia.
    • OHIO undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Students must have their study abroad experiences planned at the time of application and the program must be an approved part of his/her degree program. Visit the Office of Global Opportunities for more information. 
    • Enrollment requirements:
      • Semester or academic year – students required to enroll for 12 OHIO credits, or the full-time equivalent, during each term abroad.
      • Summer programs – students required to enroll for a minimum of 6 OHIO credits, or the equivalent.
      • Independent/graduate research - students required to work with faculty on research plan.

    Application and Essay Instructions

    Complete applications must include the following items. Please make sure your essay and DARS or transcript and  ready before you proceed as you will need to upload them as part of your application.

    • In the 1-2 page, single-spaced personal essay, explain your interest in Asia, the education abroad program you have selected, and why you have chocen that program. If you have previously studied, worked or lived abroad in Asia, please provide a brief description of the experience(s) or program(s). For internships and/or independent study programs, please include a detailed explanation of proposed project/area of research.
    • The most current copy of your DARS or a transcript from OHIO. Note: graduate students, who have completed only one semester of study at OHIo will be asked to submit an undergraduate transcript.
    • This application requires two reference letters adressing the selection criteria listed. Must be received by the Office of Global Opportunities no later than March 1 at 5 p.m. References should be emailed directly to ogoshaoscholarship@ohio.edu .

  • Application Deadline : TBA- Check back soon for more information.

    Eligibility

    1. Open to participants of the Chubu University Study Abroad program.
    2. Need and performance based.

  • Deadlines

    Click here for the application
    11:59pm on March 1
    (To be submitted to OGO)

    Eligibility

    1. Open to U.S. citizens who are full-time, degree-seeking undergrads.
    2. Must be at least a rising sophomore when studying abroad.
    3. Program must be accredited and at least four weeks in duration.
    4. Min. 3.0 cumulative GPA.

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    Deadlines
    Spring: October 15 by 11:59pm

    Fall and Academic year: February 15 by 11:59pm

    (To be submitted to OGO)

    Eligibility

    1. Open to U.S. citizens who are full-time, degree-seeking undergrads.
    2. Must be at least a rising sophomore.
    3. Min. 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • Program Eligibility

    1. International Program must be between 5 and 20 days
    2. Applicable to Ohio University international winter break and spring break programs

     

    Student Elibility

    1. Open to OHIO residents who are full-time, degree-seeking undergrads.
    2. Must be embarking on their first college-level study abroad experience
    3. Must be at least a rising sophomore.
    4. Min. 2.5 cumulative GPA.

     

    Application Requirements

    1. Application : Complete the online application
    2. Essay: Upload a personal statement explaining why you selected your study abroad program, how the experience fits into your degree and career plans, and any challenges you may have faced in making your study abroad experience a reality. 

      The essay should be approximately 500 words and double spaced. Please use the following naming convention for the file: FirstnameLastnameEssay (e.g. JaneDoeEssay).

     

    Deadline :

    Application deadline for 2018-2019 Academic year, short term programs

    • November 1, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

     

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Scholarships Administered by Other Ohio University Offices

  • Eligibility
    Must be studying either French, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish. Contact the Department of Modern Languages for more information.

  •  

    DML Scholarship Application Form

    Deadlines
    Due same time as program application

    Eligibility

    1. Ohio University undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing
    2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
    3. Students must be applying for a faculty-led study abroad program sponsored by the DML

     

    Submission guidelines:

    1. Paper or electronic applications must be turned in directly to the program director.
    2. Completed scholarship application form, your essay, CV or résumé
    3. If you submit your application electronically, the subject line of e-mail should read: DML Scholarship, Program Name

  • Deadlines

    Early application is encouraged. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis twice per year and awards are made until allocated funds are used. Awards range from $500 to $1000.

    • Winter/spring eligible programs and Global Health Elective rotations (third or fourth year medical students and PA students) are due October 1 and November 1 at 11:59 pm (EST).
    • Summer/fall eligible programs and Global Health Elective rotations (third or fourth year medical students and PA students) are due  February 1 and March 1 at 11:59 pm (EST).

    A decision letter will be emailed to all applicants approximately two weeks after the deadline.

    Eligibility
    Open to students in the Heritage College of Medicine and the College of Health Sciences and Professions who plan to participate in any of the following programs:

    • Ongoing
      • HCOM 3rd & 4th year and HSP PA Independent Global Health Elective Rotations
    • Winter/Spring Break
      • Global Public Health in London
      • Cuba Comparative Health Systems
    • Summer
      • Botswana - Healthcare
      • Botswana - Rehabilitation Services
      • Ecuador - Community and Public Health
      • Ecuador - Tropical Disease Research Program
      • Ecuador - Nursing & Medicine
      • Malaysia – Promoting Wellness in Older Adults
      • Paraguay – Explore, Connect, Serve
      • Peru - Clinics
      • South Africa - Child Life 
      • South Africa - Medicine

    For more information go to: https://www.ohio.edu/global-health/programs/travel-awards.cfm

  • Objective:

    To provide students wishing to participate in ITDI-sponsored Education Abroad programs with partial financial assistance to cover travel related expenses through a competitive process.

     

    Nature of the Award:

    • Up to 10 awards will be granted during 2017

    • Up to $500 will be applied towards in-country travel expenses

    • Letter of award in recipient’s file with copy to the Dean or other academic authority as requested

    • This award is not considered financial aid and is not "need based"

     

    Eligibility

    Three separate award categories will be available

    • OUHCOM Students: Students currently enrolled in Years 1 to 4 at OUHCOM or CORE Residency programs

    • Ohio University students: Undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing

    • Other Students: Undergraduate, graduate and Medical students from other institutions of higher education.

     

    Eligible programs:

     

    Guidelines

    • Fill out the ITDI Travel Award Application Form online
      (Form is active  - updated 01/31/2017).

    • Prepare an up to 2000 character essay on the topic listed below, including spaces, and paste it into the appropriate box. Paste the references into the corresponding box also (at least 3 papers or textbook references).

    • Deadline Feb 15, 2017

     

    IMPORTANT : The travel award process is competitive.  Essays not following the word limit or content guidelines will not be considered.  We highly suggest that you have a faculty member or advisor review your essay prior to submission.

     

    Selection process

    • Essays will be evaluated by a panel of ITDI members and students, and scored considering grammar and punctuation, clarity of ideas, overall content and relevance to the topic.

    • A decision letter will be emailed to the applicant two weeks after the deadline.

    • A letter of award, stating the nature of the competition and other relevant details, will be added to the applicant’s file at OUHCOM or in their school/program and sent to the Dean or other academic officer at their school as requested.

    • Award will be contingent on actual participation in the program and cannot be used to pay for program deposits.

    • Awards are not transferable and can not be deferred.

     

      Essay Topic for the 2017 competition:

      

    The role of international experiences in shaping student education

     

    or

     

    What does it mean to be a global citizen .


    Funds for this travel award program are provided by ITDI.

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    Deadlines
    Spring:TBA- Check back soon for more information.

    Fall: TBA- Check back soon for more information.

    Eligibility
    To support student research. See website for guidelines.

  • Deadlines
    Application Deadline: TBA- Check back soon for more information.

    Eligibility
    To support student research. Additional guidelines available at the Office of Global Opportunities and to be posted here soon.

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    Two options:

    1. Original Work Grant (OWG)

    2. Travel Award (TA)

    Deadlines

    See the chart below and visit the Graduate College/Graduate Student Senate Grants page for more information. 

    Screenshot of Graduate Student Senate Award deadlines and other important dates. Fall OWG - 15 Sep, Spring OWG - 14 Feb, Fall TA - 20 Oct, Spring TA - 20 Mar, Summer TA - 20 Jun.  

     

     

     

     

    Eligibility
    Open to graduate students.

  • Deadlines
    Summer /Fall/Spring : TBA- Check back soon for more information.

    Eligibility

    1. Must be enrolled at Ohio University as a full-time, degree-seeking student
    2. Must be in good academic standing
    3. Must identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and/or transgender.
    4. For more information contact the LGBT Center https://www.ohio.edu/lgbt/ 

Administered by IEP@OHIO and Other Affiliates


  • IEP at OHIO is the on-campus representative of CISabroad. If you are an OU student participating in a CISabroad semester or summer program, the application for scholarships/grants administered by CISabroad is part of the CISabroad program application.  Details of scholarships offered can be found at  here.  




    If you are interested in funding for other IEP entities, (World Internships, Performing Arts Abroad, Barcelona SAE, or Kaya), please contact Ellie Koewler at ellie@iepabroad.org.
     

  • Program Eligibility

    The API Merit/Need-Based Scholarship administered by the Office of Global Opportunities can be used for participation on an Academic Programs International (API) program. API is an affiliated provider with the Office of Global Opportunities. Please visit API's website  https://apiabroad.com/ for more information on the programs offered.

    NOTE: This scholarship is not available to students participating in a customized OHIO-API faculty-led program such as OHIO's Cuba programs or French Language and Culture in Grenoble.

     

    Student Eligibility

    1. Must be an undergraduate, degree-seeking OHIO student applying for participation in a study away program for academic credit through Academic Programs International (API). 
    2. All applicants must have a FAFSA on file at the time of funding application to be considered for an award. Applicants do not have to be currently receiving financial aid.
    3. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    4. US citizens, permanent residents and international undergraduate OHIO students are encouraged to apply.

     

    Preference is given to students, who have not had previous study away experience (Domestic and International programs) at the college level. Previous recipients of funding from the Office of Global Opportunities will only be considered if funds remain after all other applicants are considered.

     

    Application Requirements

    *Note this application must be completed in one login session. Your changes will not be saved if you log out before you submit. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you have the required information and materials before you proceed.  

    1. Personal Statement - At the end of the application, you will need to upload a personal statement. The instructions for that essay are as follows:  Tell us about yourself, explain your reasons for wishing to participate on the API program you selected, and outline how you will incorporate your global experience into your degree program and future education or career. Max. 300 words. You must be prepared to upload your essay at the time of application submission. 
    2. DARS Report -  For review of academic performance. Please be prepared to upload this document. You may access it through your OHIO student center.
    3. Program Cost Estimate- You are also required to submit a cost estimate for your intended program. You may either upload the price breakdown from the API Price Breakdown webpage  https://apiabroad.com/study-abroad/#financial-info-faq or you can download the OGO Budget creation form here: https://goo.gl/jsZZvZ. If you have any questions about this requirement please contact the Office of Global Opportunities to work with an advisor.

     

    In order to be considered for this award, all of these items must be included in the application. 

     

    Award Amount

    Up to $1000 is available (to be applied toward the cost of the program) for full-time enrollment during spring or fall terms. Up to $500 is available for summer programs.

     

    Several additional scholarships are available to API-program students directly through API. Please see the API website for more information. 

     

    Deadlines

    Application deadline for summer 2019, fall semester 2019, and academic year 2019-20 programs: 

    Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:59pm.

     

    Application deadline for spring semester programs 2018-19: 

    Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm.

     

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