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UD Faculty-Led Program Abroad Scholarship 
Eligibility: 
  • Any UD undergraduate or graduate student participating in a GIA-managed, faculty-led program or the Global Learning Academy. (See 2021-22 eligible programs) 
  • Students with good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Students with demonstrated financial need
Award Amounts: $500-4,000; applies only to billable charges 
Deadlines: Oct. 1 for Pride of Dayton Marching Band; Dec. 1 for Spring Break and May Integrated; Feb. 1 for Summer
Application: Students who are eligible for this scholarship will be automatically considered if they agree to this in their program application. There is no application for this scholarship. Students must have an active program application at the deadline specified above.
Contact:GIA Center, gia@udayton.edu 

Tobias International Leadership Scholar Program
Eligibility:
  • Students who wish to study, work, or serve on high impact global and intercultural experiences in other countries
 Priority is given to:
  • Indiana residents
  • Students pursuing programs that earn credit towards their degree plans
  • Students who demonstrate financial need

Award Amounts: $500-5,000
Deadlines: Oct. 1 for Spring Semester; Dec. 1 for Spring Break and May Integrated; Feb. 15 for Summer  & Fall Semester
Application: Students who are eligible for this scholarship will be automatically considered if they agree to this in their program application. There is no application for this scholarship. Students must have an active program application at the deadline specified above.
Contact: GIA Center, gia@udayton.edu
 

Terence J. and Carol W. Miller Scholarship
Eligibility
  • Students who are applying to an education abroad program (any field study)
  • Any UD undergraduate student pursuing a major in the School of Business Administration. 
  • Students in good academic standing (currently)
  • Students with demonstrated financial need
Priority is given to:
  • Female students (but any student may apply)
Award Amounts: $300-2,000
Deadlines: Oct. 1 for Spring Semester; Feb. 15 for Summer & Fall Semester
Application: Students who are eligible for this scholarship will be automatically considered if they agree to this in their program application. There is no application for this scholarship. Students must have an active program application at the deadline specified above.
Contact: GIA Center, gia@udayton.edu
 

Anderson China Studies Fund
Who Should Apply
  • Any UD undergraduate wishing to advance U.S.-China relations. Students with plans to pursue a career working with/in China will be given preference
  • Students doing any program in Asia
  • 2.5 GPA minimum 
  • Priority will be given to students with high financial need 
Award Amounts: $1,000-5,000 
Deadlines: Oct. 1st (Winter Break & Spring Semester), Feb. 15th (Summer Break & Fall Semester) 
Contact: GIA Center, gia@udayton.edu

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Daniel J. Curran and Claire M. Renzetti Scholarship Fund for International Studies
Who Should Apply: 
  • Any UD undergraduate students participating in international human rights or service programs in Africa, South America, and Asia
  • Applicants studying abroad for the first time
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Students must have demonstrated financial need, based on FAFSA for all U.S students and financial documentation for immigration records for International students
  • Students must have 60 completed semester hours of credit toward their degree   
Award Amounts: $1,000-5,000
Deadlines: Oct. 1st (Winter Break, Spring Semester, & Spring Break), March 31st (Summer Break & Fall Semester) 
Contact: Human Rights Center, hrc@udayton.edu. Visit Human Rights Center website for additional information about funding guidelines.  

 
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Center for Social Concern (CSC) Immersion/Breakout Grant
Who Should Apply
  • Any UD undergraduate or graduate student actively applying and/or accepted into a CSC program. 
  • Demonstrates Financial Need 
Award Amounts: $50-200 domestic trips; $50-1500 international trips  
Deadlines: Varies by program. Please contact CSC staff directly. 
Contact: Center for Social Concern, Mary Niebler, mniebler1@udayton.edu. Visit the Center for Social Concern website for additional programming information. 

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Cordell W. Hull International Fellows Fund
Who Should Apply
  • Any UD undergraduate in the University Honors Program 
  • 3.5 or 3.6 GPA required (depends on year of entry) 
  • 60 semester credit hours completed by the time of the international experience 
  • At least 6 Honors credits earned
Award Amounts: $200-1500
Deadlines: Oct. 15th (Winter Break, Spring Semester, & Spring Break), February 7th (Summer Break, Fall Semester)
Contact: University Honors Program, 937.229.4615; Visit University Honors page for additional information about funding guidelines.

 
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Robert C. Conard Scholarship for Study Abroad
Who Should Apply: 
  • Any UD undergraduate who has declared a major or minor in a foreign language
  • Must have completed a 202/301 level language class
  • The student must plan to study abroad for one or more semesters at a university or institution of higher learning in a non-English speaking country 
  • Language of instruction at the host institution cannot be the student's native language
  • Recipient must return to UD campus for at least one semester of study following the study abroad experience
Award Amounts: $5,000
Deadlines: To be announced by department at a later date
Contact: Department of Global Languages and Cultures, 937.229.2449 

 
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Assistance Fund for Students of German
Who Should Apply
  • Any UD undergraduate pursuing a summer or semester program
  • Students must have plans to study German language in a German-speaking country and have been enrolled in a German course within the current academic year
  • Cannot be a citizen of a German-speaking country or have grown up speaking German at home.
  • Only students with demonstrated financial need are eligible to apply 
Award Amounts: Varies. 
Deadlines: February 14, 2020
Contact: Department of Global Languages and Cultures, 937.229.2449 
 
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Bro. Paul Bredestege, S.M. Endowment for the Study of Spanish Abroad
Who Should Apply: 
  • Any UD undergraduate of Spanish pursuing a summer study abroad program (4 weeks minimum). 
  • Student must be taking Spanish for credit in a Spanish-speaking country. Courses taken abroad must transfer as Spanish credit.
  • Must have completed SPN 202 or equivalent
Award Amounts: Varies
Deadlines: February 14, 2020 
Contact: Department of Global Languages and Cultures, 937.229.2449 

 
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Student Experiential Learning Fund
Who Should Apply:
  • Any undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need who is pursuing an international, domestic, or virtual intercultural learning experience. Please visit the Office of Experiential Learning's website for more information. 
  • The applicant may not be receiving assistance from any other sources in order to receive these funds.
Award Amounts: $250-500
Deadlines: Rolling review of applications until annual funds are expended 
Contact: Office of Experiential Learning, Roesch Library Room 034,
 OEL@udayton.edu 

 
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Heffner Internship Endowment 
Who Should Apply:
  • Any undergraduate student in the School of Business who is pursuing an internship in the field of business
Award Amounts: $2,000 -$4000
Deadlines: The SBA will announce to the SBA students when the applications open, which is usually in the late January/early February.
C
ontact: Matthew Little, Director, Internships & Corporate Relations, School of Business, mlittle2@udayton.edu

GS MVPS Fund Study Abroad Scholarship
Who Should Apply:
  • Students who are an honorably discharged veteran, a current Service Member, or a benefits eligible family member.
  • This scholarship is only for students who have charges in excess of their total existing institutional, state, and federal aid as well as their military and veteran education benefits.
  • This scholarship is philanthropist funded and cannot be credited to a student as a refund; it must be applied to the study abroad fee
  • Awarding of this scholarship is subject to annual availability of GS MVPS Funds.
Award Amounts: Varies
Deadlines: Rolling review of applications
Contact:  MVPS office at vetservices@udayton.edu or at 937-229-5541
 


Study Abroad Scholarship
Who Should Apply:
  • No application required; granted upon admission to the University for incoming class in Fall 2020 and prior. Students may use this scholarship when participating in a summer faculty-led program in which the student earns at least 9 UD credit hours
Award Amounts: $3,000
Deadlines: N/A
Contact: Flyer Student Services, 937.229.4311, 800.427.5029, fss@udayton.edu