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UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship Application - Due February 17

Term To Study: Spring 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2017
Program Category: One-Country
Contact Phone: 8504742479
Contact Name: Study Abroad Services
Contact Email:
Program Description

University of West Florida Foundation
Student Study Abroad Scholarships
Maximum Award: $2,500

UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship offers study abroad scholarships based on financial need, statement of purpose and academic achievement.

Students applying for the Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship must have completed the application process for their chosen program of study by the Scholarship Application Deadline of February 17, 2017.
Scholarship applicants who have not completed a program application will not be considered.

The UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship is open to students applying to any study abroad location for programs beginning in Summer 2017, Fall 2017, or Spring 2018.

Contact UWF Study Abroad Services at 850-474-2479 or, if you have questions about applying for this award.

The UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship Application is available by selecting the link at the bottom of this page.

The University of West Florida Foundation Student Study Abroad Scholarships are made possible through the generous support of friends and alumni of the University. Eligibility is restricted to current UWF students who have been approved by Study Abroad Services for participation in an approved program abroad for academic credit. Only one application entry will be accepted per student.

Application Requirements
Applicants must complete the online application forms and accompanying documents. In addition, applicants must upload a type-written statement of purpose describing the personal benefits the student expects to receive from the program of study and how it will help meet his/her personal and academic goals. Additional information about financial need, the amount requested, or other information useful in evaluating the application can also be included (500 words or less). All application forms must be completed no later than October 15, 2016. Applications which are incomplete when the deadline has passed will not be considered.

Amount Requested
Students may request up to $2,500.

Selection Process
The Grant Committee will evaluate applications based on the study abroad program description, academic achievement and academic goals, financial need, and activities/work experience, and statement of purpose. Awards will be announced once a year according to a timeline established by the Study Abroad Scholarship Committee (Fall, Spring or Summer study abroad applications will be evaluated in the Spring of each academic year) and will be applied directly to the student’s Nautilus account at the start of the program semester.

Recipient Expectations
Recipients are required to sign a contract of obligation as a condition of receiving funds from the UWF Foundation. In addition, returning students who received scholarship awards may be asked to submit a brief report or participate in activities that describe the knowledge and insights gained during the study abroad experience. The report should be submitted to the Study Abroad Services, Building 71, no later than 30 days after returning from the study abroad experience. Participation in study abroad activities may be scheduled in the semester following the study abroad experience.

Questions? Contact the Study Abroad Services at 474-2479 or email at

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