Mary Beth Harrison Women in International Business Scholarship
This scholarship is for female undergraduate business majors who study abroad through Wisconsin School of Business International Programs.
Applicants must be female UW-Madison undergraduates studying abroad for at least one semester on a program administered by Wisconsin School of Business International Programs.
How to Apply
Female UW-Madison undergraduates who will be studying abroad through Wisconsin School of Business International Programs in an upcoming term may apply for this scholarship via https://scholarships.wisc.edu/StudentApp. The priority deadline to apply for the upcoming summer and next academic year is March 4th. Applications received after the priority deadline may be considered if any scholarships remain.
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: why studying abroad is important to your academic and career objectives; how you have prepared yourself for an international experience (with or without previous overseas experience); 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
This award has been established by the generous support of Mary Beth Harrison.
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.