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Students from the Honors College should consider applying from the Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship, which is specifically for Honors students. To enable students in the Honors College to take advantage of special academic opportunities abroad, the Honors College will award a limited number of scholarships. This opportunity is for awards for Spring and Summer. Awards for Spring will be made on a rolling basis. Awards for Summer will be made after March 15th.
This fund shall be used for scholarships for students who are looking to study abroad. Because these are scholarships, the activity proposed must earn academic credit.
To be eligible, a student must be a declared Honors College minor, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale). Apply through WyoScholarships.
To apply to the Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship, complete the steps below:
Log into WyoScholarships
Click the "Sign In" button in the top right corner
Sign in with your UW Username and Password
If you are a first time user, complete the general application questions when prompted and click "Finish and Submit" when you have completed them. The general application must be completed in order to apply for the Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship.
You can now view all offered scholarships by going to Our Opportunities, and from there you can click "Show Filters" to filter by your College or Department. All of the scholarships for the selected college/department will display.
After the general application is complete, you can now submit the Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship application. Be sure to select the application portal/deadline that corresponds with when you will be studying abroad.
Application deadlines listed for Study Abroad Scholarship Applications below correspond to the semester during which the planned travel abroad will take place (i.e. To apply for a scholarship for a Fall 2023 study abroad program the deadline is August 15, 2023. See all other semester-based deadlines below:
There are several other scholarships available for students traveling to study abroad. Click on the links below to explore just a few of the options available:
Richard B. and Lynne V. Cheney Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
This scholarship allows more UW students than ever to participate in scholarly activities abroad. The array of options provided by the Cheney Programs helps to cover international travel costs (according to student surveys, the largest perceived barrier to study abroad), in-country travel, tuition, and living expenses. A key component of the Cheney Programs is that students will participate in activities that further internationalization at UW upon their return from abroad.
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. The Institute of International Education has administered the program since its inception in 2001.
This is an extensive list of the many scholarships available for students studying abroad, with brief descriptions and eligibilty criteria.
Beyond the Classroom offers grants to College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students participating in international independent study programs , college/university sponsored international study programs, or faculty-led study tours. The program’s goal is to help students gain an appreciation of other cultures and the global nature of today’s economy.