Albright College
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Reading, PA 19612
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Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships- Albright College recognizes that study abroad can be financially challenging and offers a range of scholarships to help make this worthwhile endeavor accessible to as many students as possible. Scholarship descriptions, eligibility and the application are below. 

Beall Scholarship for Study Abroad-Recognizing the important role of service-oriented experiential learning generally, and of study abroad in particular, Albright College offers scholarship support to students with financial need but who wish to study abroad on a semester or short term program. The student must participate in an activity that will both help the local community in the host country and increase the student's engagement with the foreign culture. The activity must be an appropriate service-learning course, volunteer project or service-related research or internship experience that is arranged in advance with the program or university abroad. Please see the Beall Scholarship Suggested Programs list for pre-approved programs. Other programs can be approved by the Experiential Learning director. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA to apply for the Beall Scholarship.This award was established through the generosity of Robert J. Beall, Ph.D. and Mary Ellen O’Connor Beall, M.S.   
Betsy Kiddy International Study Fund-This scholarship will be used to support student study abroad in South America with preference given to students studying in Chile and Brazil. This merit scholarship is intended for students with two semesters of language study who will pursue intensive language study during their study abroad experience. 
Marian Frances Wolbers Study Abroad Scholarship-Established by Michael John Walker in honor of Marian Frances Wolbers in celebration of their lifelong friendship and devotion to Japan, which started at Keio University’s International Center. This study abroad scholarship is available to all Albright students with financial need and is awarded with preference for students studying in Japan or other East Asian countries. 
Other Need Based Funding may be available. Students submitting an application will automatically be considered for this funding.
Please contact Kim Justeson, kjusteson@albright.edu or 610-921-7630 for more information on scholarships.

Ashley Adams Memorial Scholarship- This scholarship requires four semesters of language study at Albright and demonstrated merit and need. Applications for study abroad during the 2018-2019 academic year are due in late March of 2018. For more information please see the department website or contact Dr. Adam John (ajohn@albright.edu).
Scholarship for Year of Study In Scotland-The Foundation of The St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia invites Albright to nominate one student to apply for a scholarship to study in Scotland.The purpose of the scholarships is to foster cultural exchange and the development of each individual student through his or her year at one of the four ancient universities of Scotland.This is a full year program and the scholarship given totals $22,000.
Requirements- Each student applicant must satisfy each of the requirements below in order to be considered for one of the scholarships:

-Nomination: The student must be nominated by Albright College

-Full Time: The student must be a full time registered student at your institution

-Top Quarter of Class:The student must be in the top quarter of his/her class

-United States Citizen:The student must be a United States Citizen

Each nominee will be expected to attend the spring quarterly dinner in Philadelphia where they will speak briefly (5 min. or less) about their current studies and activities, and his/her planned study and activities during the year in Scotland. If selected, scholarship recipients will be expected to attend a second dinner to speak about his/her year in Scotland.

Deadline for study during the 2018-2019 academic year is mid-February 2018. Deadline is firm to give director time to review, rank and submit applications. For more information contact Kim Justeson . Applications are available in the Experiential Learning and Career Development Center.
External Scholarships-In addition to Albright study abroad scholarships and funding through study abroad program providers, students are encouraged to apply for scholarships found at the links below:

Albright College Albright College Study Abroad Program