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Office of International Programs

Scholarships for Study Abroad

UT Tyler awards scholarships to qualified students based on the availability of funds and the number of applicants. All application forms for UT Tyler Study Abroad Scholarships should be submitted to the Office of International Programs via email at oip@uttyler.edu.

UT Tyler Scholarships

Dorothy Bradley Brown International Studies Endowed Scholarship

  • Awards range from $500-4,000
  • Application deadlines: November 12 (for spring semester) and March 1 (for summer/fall)
  • Award announcements are made by December 1 and April 1 of each year
  • UT Tyler undergraduate or graduate students may apply
  • Students must be enrolled in appropriate UT Tyler travel/study course(s)
  • Student must be participating in a UT Tyler-sponsored program; students participating in any other study abroad program (including those programs run by the University of Southern Mississippi) are ineligible for this award
  • Open to students in all areas of study
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have junior standing (60 hours) or higher
  • Applicant must demonstrate a seriousness of purpose, academic accomplishments, and leadership abilities
  • Applicants must submit an application form, an official transcript, and a brief essay (250 words) explaining the reason for aspiring to study abroad
  • Applications will be reviewed by UT Tyler’s Intercultural Affairs Committee
  • Successful applicants will be notified by the Office of International Programs
  • Scholarship is non-renewable

 International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS)

  • Awards range from $300-1,500
  • Application deadlines: November 12 (for spring semester) and March 1 (for summer/fall)
  • Award announcements are made by December 1 and April 1 of each year
  • UT Tyler undergraduate or graduate students may apply
  • Students must be enrolled in appropriate study abroad course(s)
  • Open to students in all areas of study
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for undergraduates, and a GPA of 3.0 for graduate students
  • Applicants must submit an application form, an official transcript, and a brief essay (250 words) explaining the reason for aspiring to study abroad
  • Applications will be reviewed by UT Tyler’s Intercultural Affairs Committee
  • Successful applicants will be notified by the Office of International Programs
  • Scholarship is non-renewable

Scholarships from Other Resources

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Visit www.iie.org/gilman for more information.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants 

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year. 

Two Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants have been endowed by generous donors. 

 

 

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