Nationality Room Scholarship - Undergraduate
Award Amount: 
$3,500-$5,000
GPA Requirement: 
3.0
Eligibility Information: 
Full-time, Degree-Seeking Student
Undergraduate
Scholarship Information: 

AFRICA                  

African Heritage Committee

In Memory of Lillie Mae Lesesne                                                      

$5,000

                                   

AUSTRIA               

Austrian Room Committee                                                                                

$5,000

Knowledge of the German language is preferred

 

CHILE                      

Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Scholarship                                                                   

$4,000

 

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA OR TAIWAN

John H. Tsui Memorial Award                                                                             

$4,500

 

Chinese Room Committee

In Honor of Tom Chen

$4,000

                                   

CZECH/SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Czechoslovak Room Committee                                    

$3,500

Czech or Slovak language skills a plus

 

DENMARK           

Herbert E. Lieberkind/Danish Room Committee                                     

$3,500

 

FRANCE                 

French Room Committee

In Memory of David Kremen                                                                                

$3,500

                                   

HUNGARY            

Hungarian Room Committee

In Honor of Endre Csoman                                                                                    

$4,000

                                   

INDIA                      

Indian Room Committee                                                                                       

$3,500

 

IRELAND               

Mary Campbell Cross/Irish Room Committee                                          

$3,500

 

ITALY                      

Italian Room Committee                                                                                       

$4,000

Two semesters of Italian language required

 

JAPAN                    

Japanese Room Committee

In Memory of Fukue Takano, mother of Sono Hayes                                                                                   

$3,500

 

LITHUANIA

Lithuanian Room Committee

In Memory of Josephine and John McCloskey                                                                               

$4,000

                                   

POLAND                

Polish Room Committee                

In Memory of Dr. Donald Mushalko

$4,000

Basic knowledge of Polish helpful

 

SCOTLAND           

Frank and Vilma Slater Fund/Scottish Room Committee                                   

$3,500

 

SWITZERLAND   

Swiss Room Committee Scholarship                                                              

$4,500

 

ANY LOCATION ABROAD

David L. Lawrence Memorial Award                                                                                

$4,000

Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Award                                                                             

$4,000

Helen Pool Rush Award                                                                                                             

$4,000

Savina S. Skewis Award                                                                                                             

$4,000

UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN

Women’s International Club                                                                                                                  

$4,000

QUO VADIS GUIDES         

Nationality Council                                                    

$4,000

  • 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
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have at least 60 credits by the end of April 2017 (current sophomore or junior and no AP credits)
  • Propose a career-related, credit-worthy study abroad program or internship
  • For independent research proposal, must speak with the Scholarship Administrator
  • All proposed undertakings must receive credits

*Previous awardees are not eligible to apply again.

Online Application. Please complete and submit through online application.

  1. Two letters of recommendation. One from a faculty member and a second from a faculty/other.  Complete and submit through the online application.
  2. Awardee Obligation Signature Form.  Print from online application, sign and submit a hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning (CL)
  3. Academic Credit Signature Page- Obtain approval for the proposed program from the Study Abroad Office. Have Study Abroad sign and submit hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning. Keep a copy for yourself.
  4. Transcripts required with fall semester grades and turned in to 1209 CL.
  5. Undergraduates interested in conducting “independent study” must speak with scholarship administrator for approval before applying for the scholarship.
  6. Other Scholarships Notice.  Complete and submit through online application.
  7. Attend scholarship information sessions in 1209 CL. Sign up at:(http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants.   If unable to attend, schedule an appointment with Scholarship Administrator.
  8. Applicants may apply for 2 scholarships but can only receive 1 scholarship award

Application becomes available:                       September 1, 2016

Scholarship information session begins:        September 20, 2016

Last scholarship information session:            January 4, 2017

Completed Applications Due:                    January 9, 2017

Finalists announced:                                       January 18, 2017

Finalist interviews begin on:                            January 30, 2017

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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