Jay L. & Patricia H. Smith International Business Scholarship

This award supports international business majors who study abroad through Wisconsin School of Business International Programs.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must be UW-Madison undergraduates majoring in International Business and studying abroad for at least one semester on a program administered by Wisconsin School of Business International Programs.

Selection Criteria
Selection will be based on applicants’ academic records, involvement, and essays. The selection committee will consider how you address the following in your essay and on your resume: how you have prepared yourself for an international experience (with or without previous overseas experience); why studying abroad is important to your academic and career objectives; how you plan to serve as a positive ambassador for the Wisconsin School of Business; and
how you plan to help promote study abroad once you return.

Donor Information
This award has been established by the generous support of Jay L. and Patricia H. Smith.

Award Information
Awards are for one semester and range from $500 to $1000.

Conditions of Award
From the time recipients are awarded this scholarship until they graduate, they will be expected to participate in International Programs outreach activities (including but not limited to: Business Study Abroad Slam and International Perspectives course returnee panel). Recipients will also be expected to complete any post-study abroad surveys administered by International Programs.

Additionally, recipients will be expected to provide a thank you note to the donor before departing as well as send a postcard or letter while they are abroad.

International Academic Programs (IAP)