Scholarship Types

OIE General Scholarships

*EDUCATION ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND CHECKLIST*

1. Complete the OIE Education Abroad Scholarship Application Form below and upload the required attachments by the following deadlines.

2. Arrange for your academic reference to submit an Online OIE Education Abroad Scholarship Reference Form by the application deadline.

Current Application Cycle - Friday, March 7, 2014 by 12:00 midnight

Next Application Cycle - Friday, October 24, 2014 by 12:00 midnight

Only one application is needed per application cycle. All application materials, including reference and successfully uploaded application attachments, must be received in the Office of International Education by the deadline.

This application is valid for several Education Abroad Scholarships offered by the UGA Office of International Education. The OIE will select study abroad scholarship recipients for a variety of scholarships, including the OIE Education Abroad Fellowship, OIE-Alumni Fellowship, Kay Family Scholarship, Michael F. Adams and Mary E. Adams Study Abroad Scholarship, Elizabeth Suzanne Schaefer Scholarship, Katherine John Murphy Scholarship and general OIE Study Abroad Scholarships, which may be available.

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Elizabeth Suzanne Schaefer Scholarship

Only for UGA undergraduates and UGA graduate students attending External or UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.0 minimum GPA. Twice a year deadline in Fall and Spring.

3.0 minimum GPA required. Preference given for academic merit, applicants from under-represented student groups in Education Abroad (i.e. students of color, first generation college students, students from rural Georgia, math/science majors, etc.), participation in programs with language/cultural immersion component or located in an under-represented geographic region (i.e. ideally outside of Western Europe). All students are encouraged to apply.

Scholarships come through support of the Schaefer Sammons family to the Elizabeth Suzanne Schaefer Fund.

Katherine John Murphy Scholarship

Only for UGA undergraduates attending a UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.3 minimum GPA, demonstrated financial need required. Twice a year deadline in Fall and Spring.

3.3 min. GPA required, demonstrated financial need, and must not have previously studied abroad for academic credit at the university level. Preference given for academic merit, financial need, strong record of extra curricular and service activities, and strong faculty recommendation.

Education Abroad Scholarships come through support of the Murphy family to the Katherine John Murphy Fund, as well as supported by UGA Foundation Funds.

Kay Family Study Abroad Scholarship

A $2,500 study abroad scholarship will be awarded to a UGA undergraduate attending a UGA-sponsored or approved External education abroad or exchange program for one semester (Fall or Spring) or full academic year. These scholarship funds are available through the generosity of the family of Tripp Kay, a University of Georgia Alumnus.

Award based on demonstrated financial need, relevance of study abroad program to both the student’s academic and career goals, strong faculty reference, history of campus involvement and/or service at UGA.

Michael F. & Mary E. Adams Study Abroad Scholarship

Only for UGA undergraduates attending a UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.0 minimum GPA and demonstrated financial need required. Twice a year deadline in Spring and Fall.

Scholarships for UGA undergraduates attending a UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.0 minimum GPA required, demonstrated financial need, must not have previously studied abroad for academic credit at the university level. Preference given for academic merit, financial need, relevance of study abroad program to both the student’s academic and career goals, strong faculty reference, history of campus involvement and/or service at UGA.

Scholarship funds supported by the Michael F. and Mary E. Adams Study Abroad Scholarship Fund, established at the 10th year anniversary at UGA.

OIE International Education Fellowship

Only for UGA undergraduates attending a semester/full-year UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.0 minimum GPA. Twice a year deadline in Fall and Spring.

UGA Alumni Association Study Abroad Fellowship

Only for UGA undergraduates attending a semester/full-year UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program. 3.0 minimum GPA. Have at least 1 semester remaining at UGA after program. Fall and Spring deadlines each year.