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College of Biological Sciences (CBS) Study Abroad Scholarship

apply-nowThe purpose of the CBS Study Abroad Scholarship is to encourage more CBS students to study science and/or conduct research abroad.

Overview and eligibility

Eligibility for this scholarship includes:

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree full-time in the College of Biological Sciences
  • Taking at least one science, research or health-related course while abroad

Preference will be given to students who are studying abroad for a semester or more, as well as those taking life science courses &/or conducting research abroad.

Award amounts for semester or academic year programs are up to $3,000 while awards for summer, winter break, and spring break programs are up to $1500.

The application consists of two essay questions:

  • Beyond becoming a global citizen or pursuing a life-changing experience, what personal or academic goals do you hope to achieve through studying or researching abroad? What concrete steps will you take toward reaching these goals? (350 words maximum)
  • How will studying or researching in this location, or on this program specifically, contribute to your understanding of science, research, or health in a global context? If you are studying life science &/or conducting research abroad, please describe the class(es) you are taking &/or research you are conducting. (350 words maximum) 


Follow this link to apply.

Application Deadlines



Winter Break 2022

October 13, 2021

Spring Semester 2022

October 13, 2021

Calendar Year 2022

October 13, 2021

May or Summer Session 2022

April 6, 2022

Fall Semester 2022

April 6, 2022

Academic Year 2022-23

April 6, 2022