This scholarship is available to all undergraduate engineering students who are participating in an international program during Summer I, Summer II, or Fall 2018. This includes study abroad programs, research or internships abroad, and service-learning programs located outside the U.S.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Select the type of abroad experience the scholarship will be applied to.
  2. Expected Graduation Date
  3. Overall GPA
  4. Please provide thoughtful, well-written responses to all essay questions. You should strive to answer in your own voice, avoiding such overused phrases as, “broaden my horizons,”, “push myself out of my comfort zone,” “expand my worldview,” and the like. There is no set length for your answers.
  5. Short Answer Questions (Limit 250 words each)
    • Additional comments or information.
    • Describe a specific activity that you plan to do upon your return to Virginia Tech that will promote international experiences to other students. How will this activity impact the Virginia Tech community and the College of Engineering?
    • Help us understand your financial restraints regarding study abroad. What financial barriers do you face beyond what FAFSA captures (i.e. family income, debt, commitments) Be specific
    • Host Institution
    • How will this study abroad experience contribute to your academic and/or professional goals? Does this program offer something that you would not get studying at Virginia Tech?
    • Indicate the number of credit hours that will be taken abroad.
    • Name of Study abroad program
    • Program Dates
    • Provide a short description of the program. If available, include a website link.
    • Provide a short description of the program. If available, include a website link.
    • Total approximate program cost ($USD). Includes program fee, tuition and fees, housing, meals, CISI health insurance, and airfare. Excludes personal expenses.
    • What makes you a good citizen diplomat (Virginia Tech/U.S. Ambassador) abroad?
    • Why did you choose this program?
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