- Must be enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin Madison
- Must be applying to or accepted to study abroad on an IAP study abroad program
- Other criteria may apply based on the donors who provide the funding. Criteria can include major, academic achievements, financial need, what program you are applying to, and many other factors
The IAP General Study Abroad scholarship incorporates all of the following awards. If you apply to the IAP General scholarship, you will be considered for any of these awards should you meet the full eligibility criteria and if the award was renewed: Cerk Family Scholarship, IAP Merit-Based Scholarships, Joe Elder Scholarship, Julie and Michael Gerend Fund, Laurent A Makward Memorial Scholarship, NAVE, and Study Abroad Alumni Scholarship.
How to Apply/Deadlines
To apply for the IAP Study Abroad Scholarship, go to Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH). The IAP Study Abroad Scholarship has the following deadline, regardless of when your program application deadline is:
Summer/Fall/Academic Year – February 10
Spring/Calendar Year/Winter Break/Spring Break – September 23
Scholarship awards are highly competitive and applications are carefully reviewed and evaluated by the scholarship committee. A student’s financial need is often part of the awarding decision, so be sure to fill out the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).
Awardees will be notified by email if you have received a scholarship from IAP. Notifications are typically sent within 3-4 weeks after the deadline. Alternate awards may become available due to various factors. If you receive an alternate award, you will be notified by email.