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International Education Fee Scholarship/ International Access Scholarship

Office of International Initiatives

Academic Initiative

Groups Served
Collegiate, Graduate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Joshua Hudson
jhudson45@gsu.edu
404-413-2534

Address
30 Courtland Street, SE Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30303

Building
Dahlberg Hall

Campus
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Buckhead, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Newton

Funding

Other Source

Overview

The Study Abroad Programs office awards $1,000 scholarships to support student participation in credit-bearing study abroad and internship programs for GSU students. The award is funded through the International Education Fee.

Benefits

This program provides financial support for all GSU students for study abroad and internship opportunities.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Socioeconomic Status

Race/Ethnic Group
Does not provide racial/ethnic minority group specialized programming

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
2003

Number Served
501-1000

Research Components and Activities

Not Applicable

Other: Support for research for academic credit for students abroad.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

All students who apply to study abroad are considered for the IEF and IAS scholarships. Students do not need to complete an additional application to be considered for study abroad scholarships.

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Students who have demonstrated financial need based on their FAFSA receive the International Access scholarship, which can be from $2000 to $7500 in additional funds to study abroad.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring Components
Not Applicable

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Study Abroad Programs invites students who have studied abroad to share their study abroad journey and story through our Global Ambassador program and other opportunities.

Evaluation Methods
Not Applicable

Other: Our scholarship committee reviews how scholarship decisions are made.

Anticipated Participant Outcomes
Not Applicable

Outcome Milestones

We consider the number of GSU students receiving IEF and IAS scholarships, funds awarded to students studying abroad each year, and analyze the data surrounding diversity of students who receive scholarships.

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
2003

Number Served
501-1000

Research Components and Activities

Not Applicable

Other: Support for research for academic credit for students abroad.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

All students who apply to study abroad are considered for the IEF and IAS scholarships. Students do not need to complete an additional application to be considered for study abroad scholarships.

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Students who have demonstrated financial need based on their FAFSA receive the International Access scholarship, which can be from $2000 to $7500 in additional funds to study abroad.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring Components
Not Applicable

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Study Abroad Programs invites students who have studied abroad to share their study abroad journey and story through our Global Ambassador program and other opportunities.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

Not Applicable

Other: Our scholarship committee reviews how scholarship decisions are made.

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

Not Applicable