Dorothy E. Waldon Short Term Study Abroad Scholarship

To apply for this award, you will need the ID number from your EIU study abroad application.
Please take note that there may be more than one opportunity available to apply for. Please use the timeline below to determine if this is the correct opportunity for your program.

Spring programs will open in August-September and have an October-November deadline.
Summer programs will open in October-November and have a January-February deadline.
Fall programs will open in October-November and have a March-April deadline.

The following criteria must be met:
1. The recipient must be enrolled in good standing as a full-time student at EIU.
2. The recipient must have completed at least sixty (60) credit hours towards a bachelor’s degree with at least fifteen (15) of these hours completed at EIU.
3. The recipient must have achieved a 3.0 (“B”) grade point average based on all coursework completed.
4. The recipient must be participating in a “short-term” (typically 10-30 days) faculty-led study abroad program.
5. This award is to go to a student who has never previously traveled outside of the USA, Mexico, and Canada.
6. Financial need may be a consideration at the discretion of the selection committee.
7. All applicants must submit a written statement explaining how this award will assist them in achieving their personal goals; in addition all applicants must provide three letters of reference with at least two coming from Eastern Illinois University faculty members from whom the recipient has taken at least one class (letters of recommendation must be received by the application deadline)
8. Recipients may receive this award only once and are not eligible to be considered for a second award.

Dorothy E. Waldon Short Term Study Abroad Scholarship
Graduate School, Study Abroad, University - General
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you applied for a study abroad program through the Office of Study Abroad?
  2. Enter the 6-digit application ID number from your online study abroad program application. Do not enter your E#.
  3. Please enter the full name of the study abroad program that you have applied for.
  4. Are you participating in a short term (typically 10-30 days) summer faculty led study abroad program?
  5. Have you previously traveled outside of the USA, Mexico and Canada?
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