Scholarships

Scholarships

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Completed program application
  • Scholarship application 
  • 3.0 GPA or higher (unofficial transcript)
  • Resume
  • Personal essay 
  • Study abroad advisor's signature

Your personal essay should answer one or more of the following questions in 400-500 words:

• Describe how a personal experience or person in your life has motivated you to study abroad?
• What are your personal, academic, and career goals while abroad?
• How do you think or hope that your study abroad experience will affect your life once you return home?

* If applying for the Emerging Global Leaders Scholarship, please additionally include your accomplishments as a student leader.

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Students participating in any CEPA Foundation semester abroad program.
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Available each year to students, who are the first generation in their family studying at a university / college and participating in any CEPA Foundation semester abroad program.
Amount: $2,500
Eligibility: 1 scholarship is available to an outstanding student who has demonstrated exceptional enthusiasm as a student leader. Students are eligible to apply for this scholarship after enrolling in the Summer Intercultural Leadership Program in Strasbourg, France.
Amount: $1,000
5 scholarships are available to qualified students who enroll in the Intercultural Leadership Program in Strasbourg, France.
Eligibility: Students should be able to demonstrate their achievements as student leaders on their home campus.
Students who enroll in the Intercultural Leadership program in Strasbourg, France are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $500
10 scholarships are available to qualified students
Eligibility: Students should be able to demonstrate how they have used their intercultural knowledge, skills, or understanding on their home campus.
Students who enroll in the Intercultural Leadership program in Strasbourg, France are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Application Deadlines

TERM:  APPLICATION DEADLINE:    
Summer Program:     March 1
Fall Semester Program:  April 1
Spring Semester Program:  October 1

Affiliate Grants

Amount: $300
Eligibility: Students from affiliate partner universities are eligible to automatically receive an affiliate grant for semester programs.
Amount: $150
Eligibility: Students from affiliate partner universities are eligible to automatically receive an affiliate grant for summer programs.

Other Grants and Scholarships

Amount: $500
Eligibility: Students who have taken part in a faculty-program with CEPA automatically qualify for a $500 grant to study abroad for a full semester at the European Study Center in France or Germany.
Amount: starting at $3,000
Eligibility: The Sones Scholarship for study in France is made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Peter Sones and Mrs. Lindsey Sones. The aim of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for UF students to earn academic credit towards their degree in an environment which also provides immersion in French culture and/or language. This unique scholarship is open to UF undergraduates a minimum of 2.5 GPA who seek to undertake courses in their major or minor through study abroad in France on a UF approved, credit-bearing, exchange, or provider program. Students who elect to participate in a credit-bearing research project in a French institute are also eligible to apply. Selected Sones Scholars will be awarded up to $5,000 for a semester program and up to $ 2500 for a summer program.

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