Non UofM Students

Scholarship for Non UofM Students


The Learning Abroad Center’s Study Abroad Scholarship provides awards for Non-University of Minnesota undergraduate students going on eligible Learning Abroad Center credit-bearing programs. This scholarship is intended to:

This scholarship is not need or merit based, and awards are granted on the strength of a student’s essay.

Eligibility Requirements

Applications will be evaluated based on how:

Essay Question

  1. What motivated you to select your particular study abroad program? Address any academic, career, and/or personal goals that were part of your decision, and expand on one or more of them. (350 words maximum)

*Visit the Learning Abroad Center Scholarship Portal to learn more about specific essay questions and requirements. 

Application Deadlines

Term of StudyYearDeadline 
Fall Semester
Academic Year
2017-2018 April 12, 2017

Applications must be received by the Learning Abroad Center by 4 p.m. on the deadline date.

Award Amounts 

University-wide Study Abroad Scholarship money is distributed based on the following formula:

TermAward RatioAmount

Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester

1 in 3 $1,500
Winter Break
May Session
Summer Session
1 in 3 $1,000


How to submit your application   

  1. Check the scholarship deadlines for the term you are studying abroad.
  2. Begin filling out your scholarship application and essay and submit via the Learning Abroad Center Online Scholarship Portal.
  3. Submit application by 4 p.m. on the application deadline date.