Study Abroad Exchange Program Awards

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Undergraduate Exchange Program Scholarships

Competitive scholarships are available to full-time UD undergraduate students participating in a UD Exchange Program. Awards of up to $1,500 are available towards airfare, funded jointly by your UD academic department and the Institute for Global Studies.

Apply 

As you complete an application for a UD Exchange Program, you will see a section which asks if you wish to be considered for scholarship awards. Select “Yes” and complete your application.

After acceptance and by the deadlines listed below, log back into the Study Abroad Portal to upload:

  • A letter signed by your academic department’s chair or director confirming their $500 contribution; and 
  • Your confirmed flight itinerary showing the costs of travel to your exchange program site.

Late applications or applications missing any of these elements will not be reviewed and will not receive funding. 

Deadlines: 

Fall Semester UD Exchange Programs:  April 15 at 5 p.m.

Spring Semester UD Exchange Programs: November 15 at 5 p.m.

Applicants and their departments will be notified of award status via email within three weeks of the deadlines listed above. 

 

Maintain Your Scholarship

If you receive an Undergraduate Exchange Program Scholarship and are dismissed from your program due to improper conduct or you withdraw from the program, and program funds have been expended on your behalf, you will be required to repay your scholarship award in full.

Pay it Forward

If you receive an IGS award, you will be asked to: 

 

  • Email IGS brief, weekly written submissions and photos reflecting on your UD Study Abroad experience for the UDAbroad Blog
  • Email IGS your 2 best photos depicting what you have learned about your host culture. 

Additional instructions will be given to you prior to departure. 

Please note, by submitting your photos, you give the University of Delaware and its assignees a worldwide, royalty-free and fully-paid, unlimited, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, modify, display, distribute, reproduce, perform and create derivative works of the photos for promotional or educational purposes. By submitting, you agree that you are the sole author of the photos, with the sole power to authorize their use, and that use by the University will not constitute an infringement of any third party patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or property right. You waive any right to notice, inspection or approval of the use to which your photo may be put, and release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the University of Delaware and its directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, successors, licensees and assigns, from all liability in connection with your photos, as well as any use, broadcast, distribution or performance thereof, including with respect to any claims relating to copyright ownership, publication, privacy and publicity, and any claim for compensation related to any of the foregoing.You understand there will be no further compensation due you and you may or may not be identified by name or otherwise in connection with the University’s use of the media. 

Questions? 

Contact Marie Gleason or call the Institute for Global Studies Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (302) 831-2852. 

 

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Photo by Morgan Gravatt on the 19J Switzerland HOSP study abroad program.