***The application for 2019 COE Study Abroad Scholarships will open on Friday, November 16 at 8:00AM. The application period will close on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 8:00AM.***
Starting on Friday, November 16 at 8:00AM, you will be able to APPLY HERE for all three scholarships as long as you meet eligibility requirements.
View eligibility requirements and application questions for each scholarship below before you apply.
For questions regarding Study Abroad Scholarships, please contact Jennifer Dodson.
The Jepsen International Scholars Program, funded generously by Dr. Keith Jepsen and Ms. Kathy Dore, will assist College of Education students (TCH, SED, EAF) with financial need to involve themselves in a diverse culture and language in its natural setting. Study abroad programs that emphasize learning a different language and culture are the preferred focuses of the Jepsen Scholars Program. You can review eligibility requirements and application questions before you apply.
The purpose of the College of Education Student Travel Global Initiatives Award is to support study abroad opportunities for undergraduate and graduate College of Education majors. The scholarship focuses on first-time international travelers with demonstrated financial need. You can review eligibility requirements and application questions before you apply.
The Franson Anderson Endowed Memorial Scholarship is for full-time students enrolled in the College of Education, preferably elementary education, and planning a career in teaching. Candidates must intend to use the scholarship to support expenses associated with international travel for academic studies, including student teaching, preferably during their senior year. You can review eligibility requirements before you apply.
The Hoon Mok Chung Undergraduate Scholarship is for undergraduate students who are preparing to study abroad in Asia, the Middle East, or South America. Candidates must be enrolled and in good standing, be a junior or senior at the time the award is given, have earned at least 30 credits at Illinois State, have a major GPA of 3.5 or higher, and demonstrate financial need. Students participating in a study abroad program during the summer must apply by March 1.
Visit Scholarships on the Illinois State Study Abroad site for more options, including the OISP Study Abroad Travel Award and University Professional Development Grant. Note that OISP offers need-based scholarships each semester. Complete the application.
Congratulations to our 2018 Jepsen International Scholars: Edward Blanco, Agali Chacon, Danielle Dugan, Madeleine Ferguson, Abaigeal McCorry, Mary Monaxios, Geriann Pioquinto, Josephine Sales, Karina Soto, Dimitri Sotos, Kaitlyn Suckow, and Grace Tibbott.
Congratulations to our 2018 Global Initiatives study abroad scholarship winners: Edward Blanco, Elizabeth Brtis, Brittany Clough, Natalia Cutrano, Colleen Keefe, Geriann Pioquinto, Nicole Ranieri, Karina Soto, Kaitlyn Suckow, Grace Tibbott, Destiny Williams, and Kendra Zimmerman.
Congratulations to our 2018 Franson Anderson study abroad scholarship winner Nikolette Manna.
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The following are student stories from College of Education Study Abroad scholarship recipients