The School for International Training recognizes that the cost of their study abroad programs can appear daunting. In order to help defray the cost of their study abroad programs.
Ongoing Awards: SIT offers financial assistance to approximately one-third of its programs. Awards generally range from $500 to $5000 for semester programs, and $300 to $3000 for summer programs. Financial need is a primary consideration for all scholarship decisions.
The Asian Studies Scholarships: SIT is awarding six $10,000 scholarships to students from public institutions for Spring 2012 programs in China, Mongolia in Vietnam. Scholarships will be awared on a competitive basis to studetns who demonstrate a compelling interest in studying in Asia as well as need.
Pell Matching Grant: SIT automatically matches a student's Pell award for semester-length programs for 30+ study abroad programs.
The Compton Fund: For SIT programs with environmental, peace studies or sustainable development themes, with priority for students representing US minority groups
The Diversity Fund: For students who will enhance the racial, national and ethnic diversity of the student body.
Engineering Scholarship: For students enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program and who have demonstrated financial need.
The Middle East and Islamic Studies Scholarship: For students participating in programs with significant Middle Eastern and/or Islamic studies content.
Sally Bragg Baker Scholarship: For a female participant in any semester program who demonstrates intternational awareness and a desire to create a more peaceful world thorugh international exchange.
SIT Fund: For anyone enrolled in any SIT Study Abroad Program, to help promote study abroa d opportunities worldwide.
The Workum Fund: For participants in SIT Study Abroad programs to the Indian subcontinent (India, Nepal and tibetan and Himalayan Studies programs.)
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Competition for awards for study abroad, for US citizen students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Spring 2012 application deadline is October 4, 2011.