Nationality Room Scholarship - Graduate
Award Amount: 
$3,500-$5,000
GPA Requirement: 
In Good Academic Standing
Eligibility Information: 
Full-time, Degree-Seeking Student
Graduate
Scholarship Information: 

AFRICA                  

African Heritage Committee Scholarship in Memory of Ms. Florence L. Williams

$5,000

 

ASIA                        

Dr. and Mrs. Ryonosuke Shiono Award  

$4,000

 

AUSTRIA               

Austrian Room Committee Scholarship

$4,500

 

CHILE                      

Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award                                                                    

$4,500

 

CZECH/SLOVAK REPUBLIC 

Czechoslovak Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of John & Jarmila Malorana 

$5,000

Interest in Czech or Slovak language

 

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA OR TAIWAN

Chinese Room Committee Scholarship in Honor of Tom Chen

$4,000

 

John H. Tsui Memorial Scholarship

$4,000

 

DENMARK

Herbert Lieberkind Scholarship

$4,000

 

GREECE/CYPRUS

Greek Room Committee Scholarship

$3,500

 

HUNGARY            

Hungarian Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of Stephen Novak

$4,000 

 

INDIA                      

Indian Room Committee Scholarship                                                                           

$3,500

 

IRELAND

Mary Campbell Cross Scholarship

$3,500

 

ISRAEL         

Israel Heritage Room Committee Scholarship                                            

$3,500 

 

ITALY                      

Frances and Sully Nesta Memorial Scholarship                    

$3,500

 

LEBANON

Syria-Lebanon Room Committee Scholarship

$4,000

 

LITHUANIA  

Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial Award Scholarship                                 

$4,000

 

Middle East 

Fred C. Bruhns Memorial Scholarship

$4,000

Working knowledge of Arabic required

 

POLAND                

Polish Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Donald F. Mushalko        

$4,000

 

SCOTLAND

Scottish Room Committee/James Affleck Fund Scholarship in Memory of Alan Patterson II

$3,500

 

TURKEY

Turkish Room Committee Scholarship

$4,000

 

UKRAINE               

Eugene Manasterski Memorial Scholarship

$4,500

 

WALES

Dale P. and Andrea Yanshak Richards Welsh Scholarship

$3,500

 

 

ANY LOCATION ABROAD

Judge Genevieve Blatt Award                                                                                               

$3,500

Graduate women in School of Law or Department of Political Science

 

Dorothy Bradley Brown Physical Therapy Award                                                      

$4,000

Graduate in Department of Physical Therapy

 

James W. Knox Memorial Award                                                                         

$3,500

 

George F. & Mary Ann McGunagle Award                                                                   

$5,000

Preference is given to field-oriented internship or project in an emerging country resulting in a demonstrable impact or outcome

 

Ruth Crawford Mitchell Memorial Award                                                                    

$4,000

 

Stanley Prostrednik Memorial Award                                                                             

$4,500

 

Stanley Prostrednik Health Sciences Award

$4,500

For Health Science students (Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health & Rehabilitation)

 

Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial Award    

$4,000

Graduate students of all disciplines pursuing an internship or research abroad in fields such as healthcare, education, social services, business and economics, government, international relations, language, and/or culture, broadly defined.​                                                                                             

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a current full-time student on a University of Pittsburgh campus for the fall and spring terms prior to study abroad
  • Must be enrolled and on campus as a full-time student for the fall and spring terms immediately following the study abroad
  • Proposed study abroad must relate to career goals
  • Foreign language skills if required by the scholarship
  • Minimum stay of five weeks in one country or region during the summer term
  • Propose a career-related, credit-worthy study abroad program, internship or independent research study.
  • Good academic standing
  • *Previous awardees are not eligible to apply again.

Online Application. Please complete and submit through online application.

  1. Complete independent research/faculty-directed research portion if applicable.
  2. Two letters of recommendation. One from a Pitt faculty member and a second from a faculty/other.  Complete and submit through the online application.
  3. Awardee Obligation Signature Form.  Print from online application, sign and submit a hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning
  4. Academic Credit Signature Page- Obtain approval for study proposal with signatures from Dean of School, Academic Advisor and Study Abroad office. Submit hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning and keep a copy.
  5. Other Scholarships Notice.  Complete and submit through online application.
  6. Attend a scholarship information session.  Sign up at :(http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants.  If unable to attend, please make an appointment with the Scholarship Administrator

Applicants may apply for 2 scholarships but can only receive 1 scholarship award.

Application becomes available:                       Early September 2017

Scholarship information session begins:        September 22, 2017

Last scholarship information session:            January 2018

Completed Applications Due:                       January 18, 2018

Finalists announced:                                        January 26, 2018

Finalist interviews begin in:                            February 2018 

To sign up for information session and for complete information on the Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Scholarships, visit us at http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants.

Cristina Lagnese, Scholarship Administrator
Nationality Rooms Program
1209 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412.624.6150; Fax: 412.624.4214
E-mail: mcl38@pitt.edu

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