International Study Abroad Scholarship

$500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
3/1/2023Submission Deadline

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The International Study Abroad Scholarship was created to support students pursuing an education abroad. The scholarship is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.
The General Federation Of Women’s Clubs Massachusetts annually offers one student a $500 scholarship.

Applications are judged by their personal statement determining their professional and personal goals and how this scholarship will impact their studies, and what this experience will add to them.

The International Study Abroad Scholarship encourages students to pursue new experiences and further their education. The General Federation Of Women’s Clubs Massachusetts believes that all students regardless of their background deserve an opportunity to follow their dreams and build a successful careers.

Key Information of International Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Any

Country of Study

Any

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount

$500

Number of Awards

1

International Study Abroad Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Applications Opening Date

Submissions open on January 1.

March 2023

Submission Deadline

Submissions close on March 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Massachusetts
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Essay
  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters

How to ace the International Study Abroad Scholarship

1

Focus on your personal statement

Include only relevant experiences in your personal statement, why you are pursuing your studies abroad, and how it will impact your education and career in the future. Respect the word limit.

2

Pay attention to the deadline

Write down all the key dates. This will help you create a schedule and apply early. Also, you are advised to approach your referees early so they have time to write your recommendation letters and be able to send it on time.

3

Review your application

Have a teacher or a mentor review your application before submission. It is always best to seek guidance from professionals. Avoid typos and grammatical errors.

4

Read the instructions

Don’t skim through the submission instructions. Include all the required documents.

How the International Study Abroad Scholarship is Judged

Applications are judged by their personal statement explaining how the experience would impact their studies and career in the future. It is a merit-based award, demonstrating academic achievement and experience is a plus.

Why We Love the International Study Abroad Scholarship

1

The application process is simple

Applicants only have to fill out a short form to apply.

2

The application has no GPA requirement

Applicants are not required to have a specific GPA to qualify.

3

Financial need is not a requirement

Applicants are not required to prove financial need to be eligible or apply.

5 Facts About International Study Abroad Scholarship

01.

The organization was founded in 1890

The General Federation Of Women's Clubs Massachusetts has been supporting and uniting women around the United States for over a century.

02.

Proof of residence is required

Applicants are required to submit a copy of their Massachusetts driver’s license.

03.

Eligibility is limited to Massachusetts

To be eligible applicants must live in Massachusetts.

04.

Applicants are required to submit a transcript

Applicants must submit an official transcript with grades.

05.

Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation

Applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation from an academic advisor, a school teacher, or a professor.

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