Below is the application form for the Foundation for Intercultural Exchange scholarship. The scholarships available are in the amount of up to $2,000 USD to be used to cover a portion of program costs.
Complete and submit the application form below.
Download, print and submit by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) all the supporting documents and forms listed here:
Letter of admission from the Study Abroad program in which you will be participating. It must clearly state that it is a Service-Learning based program, the tuition & fees and any other related costs for your participation.
Letter of recommendation and any other evidence that can speak to your community service experience, dedication to others, and commitment to Service-Learning.
Statement of Intent (min. 1,000 words) addressing the following:
Commitment to Service-Learning
What have you done in the past?
How have you served your community?
How have previous experiences changed/impacted you?
Intercultural exchanges and engagement
Previous experiences interacting with cultures different than your own.
Foreign language studies.
The amount needed, how it will make a difference on your studies, and why do you deserve it.
Evidence of good academic standing (i.e. grade report, transcript, etc.)
Proof of financial aid that you are currently receiving to pay for your university studies.
(i.e. letters of confirmation, statements, etc.)
Scholarship recipients will be notified by email. Scholarship funds will be fully and directly disbursed to the study abroad program to help cover a portion of program costs.
Recipients will be required to:
Complete minimum 7 hours per week of Service-Learning.
Meet the academic requirements established by the program.
Complete a final project to be submitted to the Foundation of Intercultural Exchange.
Final reflection essay (1,000 words).
Photographic documentation of service work.