Stan State’s Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

Overview
Application Deadlines

April 15th and November 1st

Helpful Information

1-Page Purpose Statement

The 1-page purpose statement for applicable scholarships should discuss the following points. You can use the same essay for each scholarship:

  • What are you academic, career and personal goals associated with this program? Why did you select this specific program and university in the proposed country?

  • What makes you an ideal American “cultural ambassador” and representative of Stanislaus State abroad?

  • How do you plan to “give back” to the international academic and student communities at Stanislaus State upon your return to the States? Please have a detailed proposal with a well thought out plan for promoting internationalization on Stan State’s campus.

  • Why do you need this scholarship and if selected to receive this scholarship, how do you plan to use the money?

Important Responsibilities

Students who receive a scholarship have two important responsibilities as representatives of Stanislaus State:

  1. Represent Stanislaus State and the U.S. with dignity and pride while abroad, by respecting the cultural norms of the host country.

  2. Return to Stanislaus State and/or the U.S. with plans for raising international awareness on campus. Students who will graduate while abroad, may make special arrangements to fulfill the requirement.

All documents must be submitted to:

Office of International Education
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle, MSR 180
Turlock, California 95382

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Study Abroad Student Scholarship

The Office of International Education at California State University, Stanislaus is offering $500.00 scholarships to Study Abroad students (Undergraduate or Graduate). Eligible applicants must be participating in an affiliate providers program (e.g. CSU-IP, USAC or Exchange). 

The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and community service. The award will be applied as follows during the term the student is studying abroad. Students may apply for multiple study abroad programs. Preference will be given to students applying for semester and year-long programs. The number of scholarships awarded will depend on available funding.

Scholarship Requirements

  1. A completed Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  2. Letter of recommendation, preferably from a college professor or academic advisor

  3. 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose

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Stan State’s University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Scholarship

The USAC scholarship awards will range from $250 – $1000 and will be applied directly to the selected students’ USAC fees. This scholarship is separate from the scholarships on your USAC Portal.

Scholarship Requirements

  1. A completed Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  2. Scholarships are only available to Stanislaus State students participating in USAC programs

  3. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA

  4. 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose

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ASI’s Study Abroad Scholarship

ASI is offering ten $500.00 scholarships to Study Abroad students. The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and community service. The award will be applied during the term the student is studying abroad. Documents/Requirements:

Scholarship Requirements

  1. A completed Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  2. This scholarship is only available to Stanislaus State students participating in USAC, CSU IP or Stan State Exchange programs

  3. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA

  4. 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose