Nationality Room Scholarship - Graduate
Award Amount: 
$3,500-$5,000
GPA Requirement: 
In Good Academic Standing
Eligibility Information: 
Full-time, Degree-Seeking Student
Graduate
Scholarship Information: 

AFRICA                  

Wendell Wray Memorial Scholarship

$3,500

 

ASIA                        

Dr. and Mrs. Ryonosuke Shiono Award  

$4,000

 

AUSTRIA               

Austrian Room Committee

$4,500

Knowledge of the German language is preferred

 

CHILE                      

Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award                                                                    

$4,000

 

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA OR TAIWAN

John H. Tsui Memorial Award                                                                             

$4,500

 

CZECH/SLOVAK REPUBLIC 

Czechoslovak Room Committee                                                      

$4,000

Knowledge of basic Czech or Slovak language skills a plus

 

HUNGARY            

Hungarian Room Committee

In Memory of Roger Nagy

$4,000 

 

INDIA                      

Indian Room Committee                                                                                       

$3,500

 

IRELAND               

John F. Kennedy/Irish Room Committee                                                      

In Memory of Earl McCabe

$3,500 

 

ISRAEL                    

Israel Heritage Room Committee                                                                     

$4,000 

 

ITALY                      

Dr. Douglas Radcliffe-Umstead Memorial Scholarship                      

$3,500

 

LITHUANIA  

Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial Award                                                    

$4,000

 

MIDDLE EAST  

Fred C. Bruhns Memorial Award                                                                       

 $4,000

Working knowledge of Arabic or Farsi required

 

POLAND                

Polish Room Committee Scholarship                                                            

$4,000

 

UKRAINE               

Eugene Manasterski Memorial Award                                                          

$4,500

 

ANY LOCATION ABROAD

Judge Genevieve Blatt Award                                                                                               

$3,500

Graduate women in School of Law or Department of Political Science

 

Dorothy Bradley Brown Physical Therapy Award                                                      

$3,500

Physical Therapy students (SHRS)

 

James W. Knox Memorial Award                                                                                        

$4,000

 

George F. & Mary Ann McGunagle  Award                                                                   

$5,000

Preference given to humanitarian proposals which can be tested in an emerging nation. Language fluency a plus.

 

Ruth Crawford Mitchell Memorial Award                                                                    

$3,500

 

Stanley Prostrednik Memorial Award                                                                             

$4,500

 

Stanley Prostrednik Health Sciences Award

$4,500

For Health Science students (Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health & Rehabilitation)

 

Helen Pool Rush Scholarship                                                                                                 

$4,000

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a current full-time student on a University of Pittsburgh campus for the fall and spring terms prior to study abroad
  • Must be enrolled and on campus as a full-time student for the fall and spring terms immediately following the study abroad
  • Proposed study abroad must relate to career goals
  • Foreign language skills if required by the scholarship
  • Minimum stay of five weeks in one country or region during the summer term
  • Propose a career-related, credit-worthy study abroad program, internship or independent research study.
  • Good academic standing
  • *Previous awardees are not eligible to apply again.

Online Application. Please complete and submit through online application.

  1. Complete independent research portion if applicable.
  2. Two letters of recommendation. One from a Pitt faculty member and a second from a faculty/other.  Complete and submit through the online application.
  3. Awardee Obligation Signature Form.  Print from online application, sign and submit a hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning
  4. Academic Credit Signature Page- Obtain approval for study proposal with signatures from Dean of School, Academic Advisor and Study Abroad office. Submit hard copy to 1209 Cathedral of Learning and keep a copy.
  5. Other Scholarships Notice.  Complete and submit through online application.
  6. Attend a scholarship information session.  Sign up at :(http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants.  If unable to attend, please make an appointment with the Scholarship Administrator

Applicants may apply for 2 scholarships but can only receive 1 scholarship award.

Application becomes available:                       September 2016

Scholarship information session begins:        September 20, 2016

Last scholarship information session:            January 10, 2017

Completed Applications Due:                    January 19, 2017

Finalists announced:                                       January 30, 2017

Finalist interviews begin on:                            February 6, 2017 

To sign up for information session and for complete information on the Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Scholarships, visit us at http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants.

Cristina Lagnese, Scholarship Administrator
Nationality Rooms Program
1209 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412.624.6150; Fax: 412.624.4214
E-mail: mcl38@pitt.edu

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