Study Abroad Scholarships

Office of Study Abroad Scholarship

Students interested in applying for a UCA Study Abroad Program should apply for a scholarship.

The application deadline for a Study Abroad Scholarship has passed for travel in 2015.  Applicants will be contacted by December 23 with the status of their application. Pending full enrollment of a UCA sponsored program, funding will be released to approved applicants in the late Spring or Summer 2015 academic terms.

Students are strongly encouraged to submit a letter of recommendation from a professor to support their scholarship application. Letters of recommendation must be submitted to the Office of Study Abroad no later than November 30. Send letters to Torreyson Library 109 or via email to

Apply now to see if you can earn a scholarship to help you travel!

  • Participants of Faculty-Led or Semester Exchange programs are eligible for up to $1000.
  • Participants of Spanish in Costa Rica or Chinese in Shanghai Language Immersion programs are eligible for up to $500.


Students who are approved for a scholarship must apply for the program and submit all payments by the publicized deadlines. Scholarships will not be released prior to program payment due dates.


Note: Office of Study Abroad Scholarships can only be applied to 2015 Spring or Summer UCA sponsored programs:
Faculty-Led Programs, Semester Exchange at Partner Schools, Spanish in Costa Rica, Spanish in Argentina or Chinese in Shanghai. Independent programs arranged by a third party provider or students who design their own program are not eligible for this scholarship.


Nicole Wable Hatfield Scholarship

The Nicole Wable Hatfield Scholarship is open to Summer Short Term Study Abroad and Fall and Spring Semester Study Abroad. Please read application for eligibility requirements and deadlines.

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For information on public scholarships you may be eligible for such as Fulbright, Gilman, Boren and many more, click below.   Because these funding options are not sponsored by UCA, contact information is provided.

Sampling of 2015 Scholarships-Grants



The UCA Office of Study Abroad does not determine student federal aid or scholarship disbursements.

All students anticipating scholarships or federal student aid should meet with a Financial Aid Counselor to discuss eligibility financial aid guidelines.

Payment deadlines for UCA programs are independent of any funding release dates. Participants are responsible for making payments by the publicized deadlines regardless of anticipated funding.