UniWyo Federal Credit Union Study Abroad Scholarship

DO NOT complete this application if you are applying for a scholarship to participate in a faculty led study abroad course. Please contact your individual professor for the application process.*

Individual students are ineligible to receive more than two scholarships from the Global Engagement Office during the same career (undergraduate or graduate) at UW.

Scholarship grants for expenses associated with study abroad (tuition, international and in-country transportation, room and board, health/safety insurance, books, materials, etc.) for University of Wyoming undergraduate students who seek to enhance their education with study, work, or internships abroad.

To be eligible for this scholarship award, an applicant must also be a member of the UniWyo Federal Credit Union and meet additional merit and financial need criteria established by the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Director of the Global Engagement Office and the Director of Student Financial Aid.

Recipients of scholarships shall be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Global Engagement Office. Applicants are also encouraged to apply for the Dick and Lynne Cheney Study Abroad Grant. However, applicants may only accept one scholarship from the Global Engagement Office for the same program abroad.

Individual students are ineligible to receive more than two scholarships from the Global Engagement Office during the same career (undergraduate or graduate) at UW.

Education Abroad, Global Engagement Office
Supplemental Questions
  1. Study Abroad Locale
  2. When will you be abroad? Please list the semester(s) and year(s).
  3. Cost of Program - common costs include airfare, housing, meals, tuition, books. Please be as detailed as possible. No personal expenses should be included.
  4. Amount Requested?
  5. In order to pay for this time abroad, I have the following financial help. Click "Add Another Answer" to enter more than one award.
    • A. Type of financial help:
    • B. Name or description of the financial help:
    • C. Amount:
  6. Describe the intended program of research or study, including:
      For undergraduate applicants (and graduate students as applicable) - prospective courses, how those courses will fit into your studies at UW, and how those courses will impact your impact on your future profession or career goals. Are these courses you can take at UW? Are these courses unique to your major? Are they unique to this location? How will these courses contribute to your future sucess?

      For graduate student applicants – a brief abstract or executive summary of your research program, and why that research should be done specifically in the location you propose.
  7. Describe your academic and professional goals and how they will be impacted by your time abroad, including: how the research or study program you propose will put you in a position, upon your return to UW, to impact the future of your field of study. In this essay, please explain how your time at your specific location abroad will impact your ability to further your knowledge of your academic field, and how you will be able to further the frontiers of knowledge in your field by participating in this specific program.
  8. What activities could you propose to do upon your return that will further the internationalization at UW?
  9. Are you currently a member of UniWyo Federal Credit Union? (Membership is only required if you are selected to receive this scholarship)
  10. Have you previously received a scholarship from the Education Abroad Office? If so, explain.
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