You could use $750-5,000 in scholarship funding to offset your study abroad costs. Winter is scholarship application season for students leaving to study abroad in the summer or fall with applications due mid-February to mid-March.
March 2 is a big deadline for financial aid and study abroad. Make sure your FAFSA is in by March 2. If you are ineligible for FAFSA funding, check whether you are eligible for the California Dream Act Application.
How about getting a scholarship just for applying for another scholarship? UC Merced Study Abroad will be offering awards to 20 students as part of the UC Merced-UC Education Abroad Program Incentive Study Abroad Scholarships.
So, you know someone about to study abroad and you want to get them a little something special and you need some ideas. Of course you know what is most personal for the people you know best, but here are some of the items we consider the most practical.
Parents will react to the news you want to study abroad in different ways. Perhaps yours have been pushing you all along, but if you are like most students, you have to break it to them. Some will be so supportive that they want to come with you. Some will be ambivalent. Some will be concerned.
View and vote now on your favorite Fall 2014 UC Merced Study Abroad Returnee Video Contest submission(s)! The voting begins Friday, Oct 24 and ends Friday, Nov 7, at 5pm. You may vote for one or more videos, but you may only submit your ballot once.