CCSA - Scholarships

Scholarships
and Financial Aid

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CCSA Traveler Scholarship

The CCSA Traveler Scholarship is designed to encourage student participation in CCSA programs by offering support to students with demonstrated financial need.

Requirements

  • Pell Grant eligible.
  • Enrolled in a CCSA program for academic credit.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a CCSA member-institution.
  • Submit a completed CCSA application and pay the application fee deposit by the deadline.
  • If accepted, submit a completed financial verification form to the CCSA office

Award

  • Maximum of $1000 per individual award
  • Award is applied as a reduction to the final payment due to CCSA.
  • You may only receive one CCSA Scholarship per term.

CCSA Storyteller Scholarship

The CCSA Storyteller Scholarship is designed to encourage student creativity and storytelling through personal narrative.

Requirements

  • Enrolled in a CCSA program for academic credit.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a CCSA member-institution.
  • Submit a completed CCSA application and pay the application fee deposit by the deadline.
  • The awardee grants CCSA free use of the final project in whole or in part.
  • If delivering the project in an online format it must remain public and available for at least two years after the program end date or transfer ownership to CCSA.

The awardee is expected to provide CCSA quality writing and/or imagery. The deliverable product must be appropriate for the CCSA web site, although the student may propose alternative formats such as a blog or a YouTube© project

Project Structure

The final project requirements for the scholarship are kept open in order to encourage creativity of expression. Your project must showcase your experience on a CCSA study abroad program, although the medium is your choice; image, web, video, interactive applications, print or other. Examples of past projects include :

  • Blogging before, during (daily) and after the program following a coherent theme and incorporating excellent use of photography
  • YouTube daily VLogs with video of the destination country and course activities
  • High quality photo collection with captions
  • Podcasting with integration in SoundCloud and shared via social media
  • And many more... unique and creative ideas are encouraged!
Projects involving Pinterest, Tumblr or any other service with a login requirement are less likely to be accepted.

Award

  • Maximum of $1000 per individual award
  • Award is applied as a reduction to the final payment due to CCSA.
  • You may only receive one CCSA Scholarship per term.

CCSA Home-Campus Scholarships

CCSA programs are part of the regular course offerings of member institutions; therefore, students may apply for any student loans, grants or financial aid for which they would normally have eligibility.

STEP ONE: Meet with your home-campus study abroad and financial aid offices. For a list of study abroad contacts for your home-school please see this page. Many of the CCSA member schools have scholarships to encourage study abroad participation for which you may be eligible.

Other Scholarships

Fund for Education Abroad 30-day minimum program requirement

Fund for Education Abroad will award $5,000 scholarships to students who study abroad for one semester and $10,000 for those who study two semesters. Students who study abroad for other lengths of time will receive a pro-rated amount. Only students on the CCSA London Summer 4-week or CCSA Belize Anthropology program are eligible for this scholarship opportunity, due to the 30-day minimum requirement. For additional qualification and information, visit www.fundforeducationabroad.org

Fund for Education Abroad: The Jane Gluckmann and Carol Rausch “Go Global” Scholarship Belize Anthropology Program Only

The scholarship will be awarded to a student accepted to study abroad in Mexico, Central America, South America, France, or Germany, regions which held special significance to these two inspiring and loving women. The Fund for Education Abroad’s 2017-2018 application cycle will open on November 16th, 2016 and eligible students who complete FEA’s application will be considered for this scholarship.

Gilman International Scholarship

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship mission states: “The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in education abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities.” The scholarship amounts will be up to $5,000 and vary depending on the length of study. This scholarship only applies to our London Summer courses. For additional qualification and information, visit www.iie.org

Golden Key International Honor Society

Golden Key Society offers $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards each year for both undergraduate and graduates. The Study Abroad Scholarship-Spring Selection assists students who are going to participate in the study abroad programs and those with education-based study abroad experiences. The award will be up to $5,000 per individual. For additional qualification and information, visit www.goldenkey.org

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants offer fifty $1000 awards each year. Undergraduate students from more than 300 colleges and universities that have an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter are eligible applicants for this scholarship. This scholarship opportunity aims to enhance the students' academic experiences through study abroad. This scholarship specifically targets individuals with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale. For additional qualification and information, visit www.phikappaphi.org