Scholarship Opportunities for Study Abroad

December 7th, 2017

Thinking about studying abroad? Did you know that as a Religious Studies major there are scholarship opportunities to help you fund your trip?

SILLC Global Award – Application Deadline January 22, 2018

The competitive SILLC Global Award Fund benefits UA undergraduate students in good standing who are declared majors in Religious Studies (or any of the SILLC disciplines). Recipients must use the award the summer, fall, and/or spring immediately following date of the award. Up to 2-3 awards of $1,500.00/$2,000.00 each may be awarded in the spring 2018 to participate in a UA approved study or internship abroad program in the summer 2018 or during AY 2018-2019. For more details about the SILLC Global Award and for information on how to apply, click here: SILLC GLOBAL: HOW TO APPLY.

Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies – Application Deadline January 29, 2018

The Religious Studies Program will be accepting applications for the Donna Swaim International Award through January 29, 2018. Applicants must be Religious Studies majors enrolling in UA-approved Study Abroad (SA) programs for Summer or Fall 2018. To be eligible, majors must also apply for the SILLC Global Award (see above). The Religious Studies Program will award up to 2 (two) $600 scholarships to be applied to program-related fees and tuition. Recipients will be chosen based on academic excellence and financial need. For more details about the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies majors and for information on how to apply, click here: DONNA SWAIM: HOW TO APPLY.

Priority for Donna Swaim Awards will be given to majors enrolled in Study Abroad Programs led by Religious Studies faculty. In Summer 2018, Religious Studies faculty Caleb Simmons and Alison Jameson will lead the Arizona in India study abroad program.

In Summer 2019, Religious Studies faculty Rae Dachille will lead the Arizona in Bhutan study abroad program; majors planning for Bhutan should apply for the Donna Swaim Award in 2019.