Scholarships for International Education-DEADLINE April 11, 5pm

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This Scholarship was established to promote international education among humanities or liberal arts undergraduate students by encouraging UAF students to study abroad and by helping foreign nationals enrolled at UAF.

To be eligible, a student must :
  • Be a junior or Senior enrolled in a College of Liberal Arts program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks during the semester(s) in which the award is to be in effect; and
  • have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 in his/ her major and 3.3 overall ( or equivalent) at the time of applying and
  • be either a US citizen planning to study abroad for one or more semesters during 2011-2012 academic year or a foreign national admitted to UAF on exchange or a regular degree program for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Applicants must submit;
  • the scholarships for International Education Application, available from the Office of International Programs or Financial Aid;
  • a brief summary of your educational achievements;
  • a short essay ( approximately 1200 words) in English that explains why you are interested in  studying in a foreign country and how the scholarship might help you realize educational goals; and
  • two recommendations by academic faculty of which at least one must be by a professor from your major discipline
  • U.S. citizens/ legal residents shall also submit; a plan of action showing host country, institution, length of stay, courses to be taken or project to be pursued, contacts already established etc; and a formal evaluation arranged through and approved by the Department of Foreign Languages, of proficiency in reading, writing oral comprehension and speaking in the host country's language unless that language is English.
  • Foreign nationals shall also submit; a statement as to why you need additional funds to complete your studies at UAF ; and a formal evaluation of your degree of mastery of English beyond the minimal test scores required for admission to the University.
Return completed  application to:
Scholarships for International Education
UAF Financial Aid Office
107 Eielson Building
PO Box 756360
Fairbanks, AK 99775

For more info : contact Erica Iseri at 907-474-7192
Email; ekiseri@alaska edu

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