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J-Term 2020 Program Scholarships

The CLA Correspondent Scholarship
The CLA Correspondent Scholarship offers Lynn students studying communication, film and television, multimedia journalism or related fields the opportunity to go “on assignment” with a CLA off-campus program. The CLA Correspondent will travel alongside their peers to document the destinations and important events that take place during the program.
CLA Correspondent Scholarship - Overview

Memorial Scholarships
Established to honor the Lynn University faculty and students who lost their lives during the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, the following need-based Memorial Scholarships are awarded to deserving students who best demonstrate a commitment to service and who would otherwise not be able to participate on a J-term program for financial reasons. Scholarships are available to student applicants participating on the J-Term Citizenship Project + Spanish Language and Culture program in either the Dominican Republic or Costa Rica.
Memorial Scholarship - Overview

Spring 2020 semester scholarships

Elaine Johnson Wold American College Dublin (ACD) Scholarship
As a continuous supporter of Lynn University and its students, Elaine Johnson Wold has generously provided scholarship funds to cover the cost of tuition for eligible and qualified students who choose to attend American College Dublin (ACD) during a fall, spring, or summer term. Up to three scholarships are available each term.
Elaine Johnson Wold ACD Scholarship - Application & Essay Form

CIEE Open Campus Student Grants
In support of the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative CIEE will increase overall scholarships and grants to $20 million by 2020. As part of this commitment, CIEE is pleased to offer Lynn University three, $3,000 grants. These grants will be available to students studying at any CIEE Global Institutes in Spring 2020. Also, CIEE is offering three, $2,000 flight vouchers for students going to specific locations.
CIEE Open Campus Student Grant - Overview

Lynn University Boice Scholarship
A long-standing supporter of Lynn University, Yvonne S. Boice is a local Boca Raton businesswoman and philanthropist who devotes her expertise, talents and energy to numerous causes. Designed to support students in the College of Business and Management pursuing a business-focused study abroad program.

Lynn University Boice Scholarship - Application and Essay

Provider scholarships for semester programs

The study abroad providers that have partnered with Lynn University to provide the Lynn-approved semester programs offer a variety of scholarship opportunities. Eligibility for financial assistance varies depending on the program, the term and need, among other factors. For more information on available scholarships for semester study abroad, click on link below for the provider that corresponds to your program of interest.


Scholarships for Studying Abroad Continued

In addition to Lynn University and provider scholarships, students may choose to research additional outside scholarships through various programs and organizations. While Lynn University is not affiliated with any of the following organizations or resources, some scholarships are highlighted below and additional searchable databases are provided to help facilitate the scholarship search.

Good Colleges Study Abroad Award

The Study Abroad Award essay competition is open to current and future college students who are interested in studying abroad. To enter, write a 150-250 word essay on this round's theme. Good College’s scholarships are designed to be easy to apply for and to promote positive study attitudes.

Deadline: November 1 each year

Award: $2,000

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Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Tortuga Backpacks provides study abroad funding to students with a desire to take amazing extracurricular trips while studying abroad. This scholarship is awarded biannually to qualified American undergraduate students, as well as students who have a U.S. visa, who are interested in exploring more of the world during their international program.

Deadlines: May 20th (fall semester) & December 20th (spring semester)

Award: $1,000 & a Tortuga travel backpack

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The NextGen Scholarship

The NextGen Scholarship was created to help international or American students, whether high school seniors or those pursuing undergraduate degrees, complete higher education degree programs in the United States. Every year, one scholar is awarded based on merit and financial need.

Deadline: Applications Open February 2020

Award: $1,000

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The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. - Study abroad scholarship information including descriptions of scholarship types and awards.

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