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

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 Study Year Deadline Notification Timeline
Winter Break 2020 October 9, 2019 By November 20, 2019
Spring Semester 2020 October 9, 2019 By November 20, 2019
May or Summer Session 2020 Febuary 19, 2020 By April 1, 2020
Fall Semester 2020 April 8, 2020 By May 13, 2020
Academic Year 2020-2021 April 8, 2020 By May 13, 2020











Applications must be received by the Learning Abroad Center by 11:59 p.m. CST on the deadline date.

Award Amounts

Term Amount

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Academic Year


Summer Session


Winter Break
May Session

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 11:59 p.m. (Central Time) on the application deadline.