New Scholarship Opportunity! The Fund for Education Abroad

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) invites applications from undergraduate students for FEA scholarships!
Scholarships, of up to $5,000, are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs of 4-weeks or longer during the 2011-2012 academic year or summer 2012.
Application deadline is November 15, 2010.
Requirements:
* Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
* Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. college or university
* Must be applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
* Must plan to study abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks in country
* Is committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return
Preferences:
* Applying to a study abroad program known for its academic rigor and immersion elements
* Applying to a study abroad program that includes studying the language of the host country (if not English)
* Applying to a study abroad program with a sustainable service-learning or volunteering component
* Applying to a study abroad program in a non-traditional destination
* Demonstrates financial need
* FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad
For more information and to apply, visit the website: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/
To learn more about studying abroad, contact VCU Education Abroad at ABROAD@vcu.edu.

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