Monday, September 10, 2012
Time to think about next summer!
The NATIONALITY ROOMS SUMMER STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM announces the 2013 awards available to University of Pittsburgh full-time undergraduate and graduate students with the following criteria: Career goals with international components Foreign language skills Enrolling in an approved study abroad program (undergraduates and graduates) Conducting independent research at the graduate level Will be staying for a minimum of five weeks in one country or region next summer ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Be a current full-time student on a University of Pittsburgh campus for the fall and spring terms prior to study abroad Must be enrolled and on campus as a full-time student for the fall and spring terms immediately following the study abroad Have a Q.P.A. of at least 3.0 For undergraduates- propose a career related, credit worthy study abroad or internship program of at least 5 weeks Undergraduates must have 60-90 credits by the end of April 2013 (be a current sophomore or junior) For graduate students- propose a career related, credit worthy study abroad, internship program or an independent research study of at least 5 weeks SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN TO ELIGIBLE GRADUATE STUDENTS AFRICA Beulah Glasco Memorial Award $3,500 ARMENIA Andrew J. Traina Memorial/ $4,000 Armenian Room Committee (for the study of Armenian culture) ASIA Dr. and Mrs. Ryonosuke Shiono Award $4,000 AUSTRIA Austrian Room Committee $3,500 (in honor of Frank and Marie Bulik) CHINA/HONG KONG/TAIWAN Chinese Room Committee $4,000 (in honor of Mike Chen) CHINA/HONG KONG/TAIWAN John H. Tsui Memorial Award $4,000 (for study of Chinese culture) CHILE Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award $4,500 CZECH/SLOVAK REPUBLIC Czechoslovak Room Committee $4,500 DENMARK Herbert E. Lieberkind/Danish Room Committee $4,000 HUNGARY Hungarian Room Committee $3,500 Dr. Samuel Gomory/Joseph Arvay Memorial Award INDIA Indian Room Committee $3,500 ISRAEL Israel Heritage Room Committee $4,000 (for the study of Jewish culture/ first consideration given to programs in Israel) JAPAN Japanese Room Committee $3,500 LITHUANIA Josephine and John McCloskey Memorial Award $4,000 MIDDLE EAST/NEAR EAST Fred C. Bruhns Memorial Award $4,000 SCANDINAVIA Scandinavian Society of Western PA $4,000 UKRAINE Eugene Manasterski Memorial Award $4,000 ABROAD Ruth Crawford Mitchell Memorial Award $3,500 ABROAD Stanley Prostrednik Award $5,000 PHYSICAL THERAPY STUDENTS (SHRS) ABROAD Dorothy Bradley Brown Physical Therapy Award $3,500 SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN TO ELIGIBLE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AFRICA African Heritage Room Committee $5,000 AUSTRIA Austrian Room Committee $3,500 (in honor of John McDermott) CHINA/HONG KONG/TAIWAN John H. Tsui Memorial Award $4,000 (For study of Chinese culture) GERMANY German Room Committee $3,500 (in memory of Christel Van Maurik) HUNGARY Hungarian Room Committee $3,500 Dr. Samuel Gomory/Joseph Arvay Memorial Award IRELAND Mary Campbell Cross Scholarship $4,000 ISRAEL Israel Heritage Room Committee $4,000 LITHUANIA Lithuanian Room Committee $4,000 SCOTLAND Scottish Room Committee/ Frank and Vilma Slater Fund $3,500 ABROAD David L. Lawrence Memorial Award $4,000 ABROAD Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Award $4,000 ABROAD Helen Pool Rush Award $4,000 ABROAD Savina S. Skewis Award $4,000 UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN ABROAD Women’s International Club $4,000 U.S. CITIZENS OF POLISH DESCENT *POLAND Polish Room Committee $3,500 /Kosciuszko Foundation *Must apply for the program at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and complete the Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships. For more information click on to http://www.thekf.org/programs/study/admission_information/