Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship

Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad Program in China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Prior study of Chinese language is desirable, but not required. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW-Madison study abroad program for Spring 2020, Calendar Year 2020, or Winter Intersession 2019-20. All CALS, Engineering, IAP, and WSB students are eligible!


Eligibility Criteria
A minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA and a degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate student studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad Program in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW Study Abroad program for Spring 2020, Calendar Year 2020, or Winter Intersession 2019-20.


How to Apply
Application is open NOW! The deadline is September 23, 2019. If your study abroad program application isn’t required to be complete until after this date, you must still submit your scholarship application by this date to be considered. However, you must already be in the process of applying to your program by September 23, 2019 in order to be eligible for this scholarship. Incomplete scholarship applications or applications submitted to the office will not be considered. To apply, please log into Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) through your student center or by logging in directly using the ‘My Applications’ button at the top of this page.


Selection Criteria
Essay required. UW Study Abroad takes into consideration other awards a student may have been offered.


Donor Information
Additional information on the scholarships and their respective donors can be found on the Scholarship Chart


Award Information
Pending annual renewal. Scholarship amounts vary depending on duration of program.


Conditions of Award
Completion of the study abroad program is a requirement of the scholarship. In addition, recipients are required to submit a thank-you letter for the donor.


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Donor
Thomas M. Sternberg
Award
$2,000
Organizations
International Academic Programs
Deadline
09/23/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at UW-Madison?
  2. Have you taken any Chinese Language classes?
  3. Please submit an essay of up to two pages covering how your study abroad program:

    1. Will enhance your plans to further study East Asia and/or the Chinese language after the program.

    2. Will enhance your degree program and support your career goals.