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Bridging the World Scholarship

SEMESTER Scholarship Abroad Deadlines:  
SPRING Semester Abroad OCTOBER 1st
FALL Semester Abroad MARCH 1st
   
FACULTY-LED Scholarship Deadline:  
Accepted on a rolling basis  

Roger Williams University undergraduate students applying for a RWU sponsored study abroad program are eligible to apply for the “Bridging the World” scholarship. Students pursuing individual or independent study abroad programs, graduate students and graduating seniors applying for a summer program are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship funding is based on academic merit or a combination of academic merit and financial need (financial need determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) score).

Submit only one application in order to be considered for the scholarship. You may receive no more than one award.

To be considered you must first apply for your program overseas before submitting your scholarship application.

If you withdraw from a program for any reason (voluntary or involuntary), any award you may have received will be revoked. If your award is revoked after funds have been disbursed to your account, your account will be debited and you will be billed accordingly.

1) AWARDS BASED ON ACADEMIC MERIT ONLY:

If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher you may be eligible for the merit-only scholarship.

Award Amounts: $700 for Faculty-led Programs & $1000 for Semester Programs

2) AWARDS BASED ON ACADEMIC MERIT AND FINANCIAL   NEED:

If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and have filed a FAFSA application for the year you wish to study abroad, you may be eligible for an award based on a combination of merit and need.

Award Amounts: $1000 for Faculty-led Programs & $1500 for Semester Programs