American Institute for Foreign Study Minority Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Amount: Full Program Cost The American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) awards one full scholarship plus three $2,000 grants each semester to African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Pacific Islanders. The awards offset fees and travel expenses at AIFS programs in select international universities (list available with application). Candidates must demonstrate financial need and show leadership potential and involvement in extra-curricular activities centered around multi-cultural and international issues. Preference is given to full academic year study. Type: Undergraduate Study International Study Eligibility Requirements: Class standing Freshman - Sophomore - Junior -Senior - Discipline/Area of Study: Arts/Humanities Natural Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences Business Engineering Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Permanent Resident Other Visa Status Minimum GPA: 3.0 Have completed a minimum of 24 credits toward a degree when the program starts. African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic American, and Pacific Islander. Submission Requirements: Application Form Letters of Recommendation 1 Program app requires two, but seperately. Personal Essay 500-1,000 words describing your involvement in multicultural and/or international activities and how you expect to use what you gain from your study abroad experience. 

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 4

Min Award: 2000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization American Institute for Foreign Study
College Division 9 West Broad Street
Stamford, CT 6902

Contact Person:

Phone: Phone: (800) 727-2437