To help you study abroad, the College of Business is pleased to offer Study Abroad Scholarship opportunities for Iowa State University graduate and undergraduate business students. These scholarships can be used towards study abroad trips in the summer, semester-long programs, and academic year programs. Please note – faculty led programs/international study tours are NOT eligible for these scholarships.
General requirements are listed below and the application is available online. For questions regarding the study abroad scholarship program, please contact the College of Business International Programs Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in good standing at Iowa State University and who has declared a major in the College of Business. Undergraduates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
The student must be accepted into a residential international study abroad program (i.e., student will reside at a foreign location for some period of time in order to pursue studies-international study courses do not qualify). Unpaid international internships that are being taken for credit are also eligible.
Credit earned while abroad must be applied toward an ISU degree.
Students who receive study abroad scholarship money will forfeit the reward in the event of the following: (1) the student voluntarily withdraws from the study abroad program prior to the start of the program; (2) the student is involuntarily removed during the program (e.g., for inappropriate behavior or rules violation); or (3) the student voluntarily withdraw during the program for any reason except for illness or a family emergency.
Scholarship Awards Available:
The College of Business will award scholarships from $250-$5000 for the Fall and Spring semesters. Summer award amounts will depend on the amount of aid available and the number of application and may be less than the amounts stated above.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit, financial need, and/or the overall impact that your study abroad experience will have on the applicant personally, professionally, and academically.
Eligible students should complete the online application form by clicking Apply on this page.
Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered for an award.
Applications will be reviewed by the College of Business International Programs Committee and awards will be made within 30 days after each application deadline.
Scholarships will be awarded through the ISU Financial Aid Office.
If you need help with your scholarship essay, please be sure to contact the College of Business Communications Center for assistance.