FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking first year UW-Madison students who are studying abroad on a First Year Interest Groups (FIGs) program through International Academic Programs (IAP). Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to the UW Ceiba Coral Reef Ecology in Belize study abroad program for Summer 2023. All CALS, Engineering, IAP, and WSB students are eligible!
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison first year undergraduate students who are studying abroad on a First Year Interest Group (FIGs)-related program to Belize through International Academic Programs (IAP). Applicant must have been enrolled in the Fall 2022 Rainforests and Coral Reefs FIG course on the UW-Madison campus to be eligible.
Application is open! The deadline is February 17, 2023. 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 February 17, 2023 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.
All Fall 2022 Rainforests and Coral Reefs FIG students participating on the Summer 2023 Ceiba Coral Reef Ecology in Belize program are eligible.
Additional information on the scholarships and their respective donors can be found on the Scholarship Chart
This award is made possible by contributions from The Schoenleber Foundation to the First-Year Interest Groups Program. The FIGs Program values the benefits of study abroad and is committed to making this opportunity available to first year undergraduate students. The scholarships are intended to support students enrolled in FIGs (First-Year Interest Groups), reinforcing their interdisciplinary academic experiences as they take learning out of the traditional classroom and into the world. Award amount varies pending annually.
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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- Varies pending annual renewal
- International Academic Programs
- Supplemental Questions
- Did you complete the Fall 2022 "Rainforests and Coral Reefs" FIG course on the UW-Madison campus?
- How do you think that participating in a study abroad linked to your FIG will impact the rest of your education and goals you have for your future? Please limit your essay to 500 words or less.