Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin!
Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the highlights of a student’s time here. IAP hopes to make this possible for as many Badgers as possible with Study Abroad Scholars awards, starting at $1,500 towards IAP short-term/summer program, $3,000 towards IAP semester programs, and $4,000 towards IAP year-long programs. All students applying to IAP programs should consider this award!
Additional consideration for some of the awards will be given to students who possess the following characteristics and/or traits:
- First generation college student
- First time abroad
- STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, and math)
- Cumulative GPA above 3.8
Students attending any IAP program are encouraged to apply to become a Study Abroad Scholar. For some of the awards, additional consideration will be given to students planning to participate on IAP programs meeting the following criteria:
- IAP Programs listed in the “UW Signature Programs” Category
- Semester and Year-long Programs
Student Eligibility Requirements
In order to be considered for Study Abroad Scholars for this application round, an applicant must:
- Be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an IAP study abroad program Winter Break 2018-2019, Spring 2019 or Calendar Year 2019
- Be a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at UW-Madison
- Submit completed scholarship materials online by September 24, 2018
Completed applications must be submitted online by September 24, 2018. If your study abroad program application isn’t due until after this date, you must still submit your scholarship application by this date to be considered. Incomplete applications or applications submitted to the office will not be considered.
To apply, please log into Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH).
All applicants will need to respond to the essay prompt: “In the context of your specific study abroad program and your own background and interests, what do you hope to gain from your time abroad?”. Essays need to be 750 words or less.
Interested in more information about study abroad scholarships?
For additional scholarship information, visit our scholarship page.