World Scholars Application NOW OPEN!

Announcing the spring competition for World Scholars funding to support a semester or year of study abroad in Academic Year 2018-2019.

The World Scholars Program provides select undergraduate students with up to $5000 of funding to support a significant study experience of at least two months' duration in a country or region of the world whose principal language is not English.  Applicants must be actively committed to achieving fluency in the language of that country or region. They must also be declared majors or minors in any of the non-language disciplines offered by the College of Arts and Sciences and endeavor, to the degree possible, to study the material of that discipline while abroad (whether through full-immersion coursework, service learning, internship placement, directed study, etc.). Students studying any of the modern languages offered at the University of Louisville (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish) are encouraged to apply.

Full details and application at http://louisville.edu/artsandsciences/idep/international-programs/world-scholars.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st.

Interested? Get started now!

1.     Review application requirements at http://louisville.edu/artsandsciences/idep/international-programs/world-scholars to be sure you’re eligible.

2.     Make an appointment with Dr. Virginia Hosono, Director of Study Abroad and International Affairs (vlhoso01@louisville.edu), to explore study abroad options that meet the requirements of the program.

3.     Line up your letters of recommendation and language evaluation. (Forms included in the application packet.)

Questions? Contact application committee chair Dr. Greg Hutcheson at gshutc01@louisville.edu.