IES Abroad is inviting applications for its semiannual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tuition and Travel Grant. The students of an HBCU who has been a member of an IES Abroad are eligible to apply for the grant. The financial aid of $2000 will be provided to the candidates. The aid is divided into two parts. $1500 will be credited for the IES Abroad program fee and $500 is the travel reimbursement which will be provided against the valid travel itinerary. The candidates need to submit their candidature at admission@IESabroad.org before November 2021. All the applications received after the deadline will be considered for the next year’s spring semester.
The grant of $2000 can be highly beneficial for the candidates. The increasing costs of education should not be a hurdle in the path of achievement of your goals. IES Abroad aims to help all those HBCU students who dream to study abroad. This is a great opportunity for the candidates to financially aid their education and lighten the burden of fees from their family. No one should be barred from pursuing their dreams. Winning this scholarship will help you study in your desired colleges and help you climb the ladder of success. This is a great chance that shouldn’t be missed.
International Education of Students or IES Abroad missions to educate students to become future leaders through their premier study abroad and internship programs, that offer students worldwide experiential learning opportunities that set high standards of academic quality. IES is a team of study abroad professionals who believe in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations.
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|Educational Level||Students who attend an HBCU|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||November 1, 2021|
Who May be Eligible?
All those candidates who are presently attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities are eligible for the HBCU tuition and travel grant. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
- An HBCU student who is a member or associate member of the IES Abroad Consortium and transfers at least 75% of home school aid to IES abroad.
- Student must have applied to and attend an IES Abroad fall, spring, academic year or calendar year program.
- The scholarship is open to those students only who are enrolled in a standard program. Candidates on customized & faculty-led programs are not eligible.
How to Apply?
For applying to the grant, the candidates need to submit the following documents:
- After confirming your place in an IES program, the candidate will have to submit a valid travel itinerary to get the reimbursement of $500.
- If awarded with the scholarship, the candidate will have to agree to submit a 1-page statement about their experience abroad, including how it has affected you personally, professionally and academically and how this scholarship supported their endeavours. Once submitted, the statement will be the property of IES Abroad and excerpts may be used in any/all IES Abroad electronic and printed publications.
Send your travel itinerary to admissions@IESabroad.org.
The reward of $2000 will be a helpful aid to the candidates to support their education abroad. The scholarship is divided in the following manner:
- $1500 credit towards the IES Abroad program fee.
- $500 reimbursement towards purchase of an overseas airline ticket for the IES Abroad Program.
The last date to file your application for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities tuition and travel grant is November 1, 2021. The applications received after the due date will be considered for the next year’s spring semester.