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GCP Study Abroad Scholarships

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USF undergraduate students who have earned (or are pursuing) the Global Citizen Award are eligible to apply for a variety of study abroad scholarship opportunities including the GCP Study Abroad Scholarship and the Global Explorers Travel Award.

Please Note:

GCP Study Abroad Scholarship ($2,500-Summer Only) 

Each year the Global Citizens Project (GCP) awards approximately 45 USF undergraduate students who have earned (or are pursuing) the Global Citizen Award with a $2,500 study abroad scholarship. The GCP Study Abroad Scholarship must be used during the summer towards a USF-sponsored, direct credit study abroad program. More information about potentially eligible programs can be found here: Education Abroad Available Programs.

In order to be eligible to apply for a Summer 2018 GCP Study Abroad Scholarship you must:

Summer 2018 Scholarship Application Opens: December 1

Summer 2018 Scholarship Application Deadline: Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Award Notification Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

GCP Student Leaders

Students who are awarded a GCP Study Abroad Scholarship for Summer 2018 will be expected to serve as a GCP Student Leader during the 2018-2019 academic year and complete the award during that academic year. GCP Student Leaders serve as role models for other students while pursuing the Global Citizen Award themselves.

GCP Student Leaders will be expected to:

Some weeks may require more hours than others, but in general GCP Student Leaders should expect to commit approximately five hours per week.

Global Explorers Travel Award ($2,500-Spring)

Each year the Global Citizens Project (GCP), in collaboration with USF's Education Abroad office, awards approximately 10 (5 in fall, 5 in spring) USF undergraduate students who have earned (or are pursuing) the Global Citizen Award with a $2,500 study abroad scholarship. The Global Explorers Travel Award must be used towards a USF-sponsored, semester exchange and study abroad program. Currently, this includes USF in London, USF in Florence, and ALL Semester Exchanges. More information about eligible programs can be found by contacting Chris Haynes in the Gateway Office (MSC 3301), or by email at haynesc@usf.edu.

In order to be eligible to apply for a Spring 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award you must:

Spring 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award Application Opens: November 17

Spring 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award Application Closes: Sunday, December 3 at 11:59 p.m.

Award Notification Date: Friday, December 15, 2018

Global Explorers Travel Award ($1,000-Summer)

Each year the Global Citizens Project (GCP), in collaboration with USF's Education Abroad office, awards approximately 25 USF undergraduate students who have earned (or are pursuing) the Global Citizen Award with a $1,000 study abroad scholarship. The  Global Explorers Travel Award must be used towards a USF-sponsored, direct credit study abroad program. More information about potentially eligible programs can be found here: Education Abroad Available Programs.

In order to be eligible to apply for a Summer 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award you must:

Summer 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award Application Opens: Friday, February 16, 2018

Summer 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award Application Closes: Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Award Notification Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

The Summer 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award application, which will be submitted via Canvas, will be available in March. Students pursuing the Global Citizen Award will be invited to apply via a Canvas email, which will include instructions for completing the scholarship application. Please be sure your Canvas notification preferences are set appropriately.

Global Explorers Travel Award ($2,500-Fall)

Each year the Global Citizens Project (GCP), in collaboration with USF's Education Abroad office, awards approximately 10 USF undergraduate students who have earned (or are pursuing) the Global Citizen Award with a $2,500 study abroad scholarship. The Global Explorers Travel Award must be used towards a USF-sponsored, semester exchange and study abroad program. Currently, this includes USF in London, USF in Florence, and ALL Semester Exchanges. More information about eligible programs can be found by contacting Chris Haynes in the Gateway Office (MSC 3301), or by email at haynesc@usf.edu.

In order to be eligible to apply for a Fall 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award you must:

Fall 2018 Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Award Notification Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The Fall 2018 Global Explorers Travel Award application, which will be submitted via Canvas, will be available in April. Students pursuing the Global Citizen Award will be invited to apply via a Canvas email, which will include instructions for completing the scholarship application. Please be sure your Canvas notification preferences are set appropriately.

Other Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

View the USF World Education Abroad Scholarships and Funding Sources 2017 Edition