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


African Heritage Room Committee

In Honor of Dr. Ralph Proctor Jr.




Dr. and Mrs. Ryonosuke Shiono Award  




Austrian Room Committee




Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award                                                                    




Czechoslovak Room Committee  

in Memory of Ms. Hana Romovacek​                                                    




John H. Tsui Memorial Scholarship




Herbert Lieberkind Scholarship




Hungarian Room Committee

In Memory of Stephen Novak




Indian Room Committee                                                                                       




Israel Heritage Room Committee                                             




Frances and Sully Nesta Memorial Scholarship​                   




Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial Award                                                    



Middle East 

Fred C. Bruhns Memorial Scholarship


Working knowledge of Arabic required



Polish Room Committee

In Honor of Irene Jakubowski​                                                           




Scottish Room Committee 

Frank & Vilma Slater Fund




Eugene Manasterski Memorial Award                                                          




Judge Genevieve Blatt Award                                                                                               


Graduate women in School of Law or Department of Political Science


Dorothy Bradley Brown Physical Therapy Award                                                      


Physical Therapy students (SHRS)


James W. Knox Memorial Award                                                                                        



George F. & Mary Ann McGunagle Award                                                                   


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


Ruth Crawford Mitchell Memorial Award                                                                    



Stanley Prostrednik Memorial Award                                                                             



Stanley Prostrednik Health Sciences Award


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


Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial​ Award    

Students of all disciplines pursuing an internship or research abroad                                                                                             


  • 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 :(  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

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

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