Dee Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Dee Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Through a generous gift from the Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation, the International Studies (IS) Program and the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) are able offer a limited number of scholarships for declared majors to support participation in approved Learning Abroad programs (Hinckley Global Internships are not currently eligible for support). These funds can be used to cover study abroad fees and tuition.


Awards and Deadlines
Scholarships are available for the Spring 2023 semester as follows:
a) Spring 2023: Five (5) awards of $2,000;
Applications due on November 1st, 2022 (11/1/2022)

Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible, students must meet the following five criteria:
a) Be a matriculated (degree-seeking) University of Utah student
b) Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
c) Have a declared major in IS and/or WLC
d) Plan to participate in an approved study abroad program through the Learning Abroad Office*
e) Meet one of the following: ‘U.S Citizen’ or ‘Lawful Present, Non-Citizen of the U.S.’ or ‘Graduated from a Utah High School – Utah Senate Bill 253 Eligibility’

*Approval of program is not required at the time of application, but if selected, confirmation of an approved program will be required before receiving the award.

Evaluation Criteria
Each application will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
a) The thoroughness and clarity of the statement of purpose and the potential impact the study abroad program may have on the student’s academic and professional plans
b) Financial need
c) Academic merit

Submission and Notification
Award notifications will go out via Umail two (2) to three (3) weeks after the application deadline.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Name (as found on legal documentation):
  2. What name would you like us to use to refer to you?
  3. Are you a matriculated (degree-seeking) University of Utah student?
  4. Have you declared a major in International Studies and/or the Department of World Languages and Cultures?
  5. Do you have any other Major(s)/Minor(s)? If yes, please specify.
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