Study Abroad Grants are funded by the state of Wisconsin for undergraduates who are residents of Wisconsin. The International Education Office awards these grants on a competitive basis.
To qualify for a Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant you must:
- Be a resident of Wisconsin
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate program
- Be listed with the Federal Student Financial Aid System (FAFSA)
- Apply to an established study tour/study abroad program with an accredited college or university that includes a stay or at least two weeks and three credits.
For a study abroad program to be considered, academic requirements will be reviewed to ensure credits will be earned and can be applied toward the student's major, minor or general coursework.
- Have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Applying for a Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant
To apply for a Wisconsin Study Abroad grant, the prospective study abroad participant must complete the following:
- Study Abroad Initial Inquiry Form [pdf]
- Study Abroad Application [pdf]
- Write an essay (statement of purpose) with information concerning the student's goals and objectives while studying abroad.
- Provide 2 recommendations, including at least one from a UW-Parkside faculty or academic staff member.
- Provide a DARS report or an official transcript.
- For fall programs - March 1st.
- For spring programs - October 14th
- For summer programs - March 1st