Flynn International Study Abroad Scholarship

The William & Sharon Flynn
International Study Abroad Opportunity Fund


2017-2018 Application Cycle


Background:  Recognizing the transformative impact of international learning experiences, the William & Sharon Flynn International Study Abroad Opportunity Fund provides grants for undergraduate and graduate students for international study related to their academic area(s) of interest.

Selection Criteria:  To qualify for this grant, applicants must be engaged in an intensive language experience that emphasizes in-depth experiential learning and/or scholarly research. This scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis, with preference given to those students who demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility:  Current matriculated undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Rhode Island (URI) in any academic field who are engaged in a credit-bearing intensive language experience that emphasizes in-depth experiential learning and/or scholarly research.  Applicants must be participating in a program that is at least one month in duration during the 2017 summer term or fall semester, 2018 spring semester, or for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Funding Level:  Awards will range from $500 to $2000.

During the 2016-2017 academic year seven URI students received scholarships to help fund their study abroad experiences thanks to the William & Sharon Flynn International Study Abroad Fund.

Application Process:  Applicants must complete the form on the following page and submit it, along with supplemental documentation, as a PDF file to the following e-mail address:  oie@etal.uri.edu

Application Deadline:  Applications must be submitted by 3:00 pm on Friday, April 14th, 2017

Notification:   The William & Sharon Flynn International Study Abroad Scholarship Selection Committee comprised of URI faculty and staff designated by the Office of the Provost will select recipients.  The decisions of the committee are final.  Awardees will be notified by June 1st 2017.

To Apply:  Complete and submit the application by the posted deadline.

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Questions may be directed to:

The URI Office of International Education
tel. 401-874-2395
e-mail – oie@etal.uri.edu
www.uri.edu/international

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