International Studies

International Studies Scholarship Requirements

International studies majors may apply for tuition waivers ranging from $1000-$2500./academic year to be awarded in two payments. Applicants must have and/or maintain at least a 3.0 overall gpa, and must be enrolled in at least one course within the INTS major per semester. In addition, for each $1000. awarded the student must provide to the international community a minimum of 48 hours of service—or 24 hrs/semester. Service hours may include but are not restricted to the following activities:  agreeing to live with an international student in the dormitory, mentoring an incoming international student, tutoring an international student in the library, serving as a conversation partner for an international student, regular attendance at the conversation table. International students applying for the scholarship might organize and participate in various intercultural gatherings, give presentations on his/her country, mentor incoming international students, participate in the International Food Festival and other international cultural events. Each applicant for the scholarship must write a 300 word statement describing how he or she expects to fulfill the service requirement. Upon receiving the scholarship, the student must maintain a portfolio of service activities which will be evaluated by a subcommittee of the International Studies Committee at the end of each semester. Continuation of the scholarship is predicated on successful completion of the service requirement.

International studies minors may apply for tuition waivers of  $500/academic year to be awarded in two payments. Applicants must have and/or maintain at least a 3.0 overall gpa, and must be enrolled in at least one course within the INTS minor per year. In addition, the student must provide to the international community a minimum of 24 hours of service—or 12 hrs/semester.  Service hours may include but are not restricted to the following activities:  agreeing to live with international student in the dormitory, mentoring an incoming international student, tutoring an international student in the library, serving as a conversation partner for an international student, regular attendance at the conversation table. International students applying for the scholarship might organize and participate in various intercultural gatherings, give presentations on his/her country, mentor incoming international students, participate in the International Food Festival and other international cultural events. Each applicant for the scholarship must write a 200-300 word statement describing how he or she expects to fulfill the service requirement. Upon receiving the scholarship, the student must maintain a portfolio of service activities which will be evaluated by a subcommittee of the International Studies Committee at the end of each semester. Continuation of the scholarship is predicated on successful completion of the service requirement. 

Download a scholarship application (.pdf) here.