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Gilman Scholarships for study abroad & internships
Eligible students going abroad in summer or fall of 2018 are encouraged to apply for a Gilman Scholarship! This national program provides generous support for students with considerable financial need to have international experiences - study abroad or internships, summer or semester. R-MC students have won significant awards (up to $4,500) - this is worth your time!

Summer/Fall 2018 applications are due March 6, 2018, but DO NOT WAIT until the last minute! Contact for more information or to discuss your application. The OIE is happy to help you submit the strongest application possible!
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Fall 2018 applications are closed; on to Spring 2019!
Applications for fall 2018 are closed; exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis, especially for juniors. Info sessions for anyone curious about a semester abroad will be held in March, and applications for Spring 2019 will open soon. Contact any time with questions!
Scholarships for study abroad!
Money is out there, but you do have to apply. Do some research, tell your story in a compelling way, and pay attention to deadlines! Check the OIE website and other resources for scholarships you may be eligible for, including Gilman Scholarships, Freeman-Asia scholarships for Japan, VA Int'l Business Council, and many more.
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Semester in Ireland, fully funded!
GoOverseas is offering full tuition for a semester at several prominent universities in Ireland. Find more information at Applications are due Feb. 23, 2018.
Explore the World travel scholarships
For Richmond area residents: Hostels International is awarding $2,000 scholarships to young people inspired to make the world a better place who need financial support to go abroad. Your travel plans must include an educational or service learning component - study abroad, but also volunteering, internships, etc. Apply by March 2, 2018. To learn more: