Scholarships: Study Abroad

WLL Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship supports study in a term, semester or yearlong study abroad program with an explicit language component.

Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Available To: Juniors and Seniors
Number of Awards: 1
Amount: $2,000
Renewable: No
Available: October (Not available AY2021-2022)
Deadline: April 1

Criteria

You must meet the following requirements:

  • Full-time PSU student
  • Completion of at least 90 credits (junior standing)
  • Completing of at least 12 credits of a world language at PSU
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • 3.4 GPA in all WLL classes
  • Financial need
  • Proposed study abroad program must be approved by PSU Education Abroad Office that takes place in a non-English-speaking country and has an explicit language component

Application

Your application must contain the following materials:

  • Completed WLL online scholarship application
  • Transcripts of all course work (can be unofficial);
  • Essay with your language of study, international experience to date, plans to study abroad, and how your studying abroad experience will affect your future plans; and
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from PSU language faculty.

Farrens Endowed Scholarship for Overseas Study

This scholarship provides financial support to a student who might not otherwise be able to afford a study abroad trip of a term, semester or year to a non-English-speaking country. Although not required, we hope that students who receive this award will find a way to pay it forward by giving in some way to those PSU students who come after them.

Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Available To: Juniors and Seniors
Number of Awards: 1
Amount: $5,000 for term or semester; $7,500 for full year (2018)
Renewable: No
Available: October
Deadline: April 1

Criteria

You must meet the following requirements:

  • Full-time PSU student
  • Completion of at least 90 credits (junior standing)
  • Completing of at least 12 credits of a world language at PSU
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • 3.0 GPA in all WLL classes
  • Financial need
  • Attendance of a study abroad program approved by PSU Education Abroad Office that takes place in a non-English-speaking country and that has an explicit language component

Application

Your application must contain the following materials:

  • Completed WLL online scholarship application
  • Transcripts of all course work (can be unofficial);
  • Essay in English with your language of study, international experience to date, plans to study abroad, and how your studying abroad experience will affect your future plans; and
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from PSU language faculty.