SoE Study Abroad Scholarships

Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of Education who are studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad Program. Any School of Education undergraduate, including students in “pre” status (e.g., pre-Elementary Education, pre-Kinesiology), students earning the Certificate in Education Policy Studies, or the Certificate in Education and Educational Services are eligible to apply. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW Study Abroad program for Spring 2021 or Calendar Year 2021. The SoE Study Abroad Scholarships include the following scholarship opportunities:


  • Claire Shaffer Study Abroad Award
  • Lois E. Hack Study Abroad Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility varies depending on the criteria of each scholarship. FAFSA not required, however financial need is a consideration for some of the scholarships. For this application round, an applicant must:
  1. Be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW Study Abroad program for Spring 2021 or Calendar Year 2021.
  2. School of Education undergraduate, including students in “pre” status (e.g., pre-Elementary Education, pre-Kinesiology), students earning the Certificate in Education Policy Studies, or the Certificate in Education and Educational Services
  3. Complete and submit scholarship application by October 15, 2020 on the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH).

How to Apply
Application is open NOW! The deadline is October 15, 2020. 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 October 15, 2020 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
No essay required! UW Study Abroad takes into consideration other awards a student may have been offered.

Additional consideration for some of the awards will be given to students who possess the following characteristics and/or traits:

  • First time traveling abroad
  • Financial need
  • Program Location in Africa, Asia, or Latin America

Award Information
Awards vary from $1,000 to $3,000


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


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.


Visit UW Study Abroad program site

Award
$1,000-$3,000
Organizations
International Academic Programs
Deadline
10/15/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student in the School of Education?