The Nationality Rooms have awarded scholarships for summer study abroad annually since 1948. The purpose of the awards is to enable University of Pittsburgh students to have an in-depth immersion in another culture for at least five weeks. It is important that applicants choose a program that will maximize their contact with the populace abroad and be accepted by the University for credit. Applicants may apply for 2 scholarships but can only receive 1 scholarship award.
- Online Application
- Two Letters of Recommendation
- Awardee Obligation Form. Print from the online application, sign and submit a hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning
- Academic Credit Signature Page - Obtain Approval for the proposed program from the Study Abroad Office. Have study abroad sign and submit a hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning. Keep a copy for yourself.
- Undergraduates interested in conducting "independent study" must speak with scholarship administrator for approval before applying for the scholarship.
- Other Scholarships Notice. Complete and submit through the online application.
- Attend scholarship information sessions. Sign up at:http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants. If unable to attend, schedule an appointment with Scholarship Administrator, Cristina Lagnese email@example.com.
- Africa, Wendell Wray - $4,500
- Africa, African Heritage Room Committee in Memory of Ms. Florence L Williams. - $5,000
- Austria, Austrian Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of Joseph Pandl - $4,500
- Chile, Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award - $4,500
- People's Republic of China, Taiwan, John H. Tsui Memorial Scholarship - $4,000;
- People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Chinese Room Committee in Memory of Karen Yee - $4,000
- Czech/Slovak Republic, Czechoslovak Room Committee Scholarship - $4,000 (language study required)
- England, English Room Committee Scholarship in honor of Dr. Anna E. Lomando - $3,500
- France, French Room Committee Scholarship - $3,500
- Hungary, Hungarian Room Committee in Memory of Arlene Csoman - $4,000
- India, Indian Room Committee - $4,000
- Ireland, John F. Kennedy Irish Room Committee Scholarship - $3,500
- Israel or the Study of Jewish Culture elsewhere, Israel Heritage Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of our Martyrs lost on October 27,2018 - $4,000
- Italy, Radcliff-Umstead Memorial Scholarship - $4,000
- Italy, Italian Room Committee Scholarship - $4,000 (two semesters of Italian language or equivalent as determined by Italian faculty)
- Lithuania, Lithuanian Room Committee - $5,000
- Poland, Polish Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of Gertrude Long- $4,000
- Scotland, Frank and Vilma Slater Fund/ Scottish Room Committee Scholarship in Memory of Ralph and Patricia Murray - $4,000
- Switzerland, Swiss Room Committee Scholarship - $ 4,500
- Western Europe, Russia, Latin America, Robert and Helen A. Sette Scholarship - $4,000 (must have intensive language in one of the these regions)
Any Location Abroad
- David L Lawrence Memorial Award - $4,000
- Savina S. Skewis Award - $4,000
- Helen Pool Rush Award - $4,500
- Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Award - $4,000
- Nationality Council - $4,000 (Active Quo Vadis Guide)
- Women's International Club Scholarship in Memory of Karen Yee. - $5,000 (For women)