EESA believes that studying abroad can be the most beneficial time of a student’s life; and we are committed to making it affordable for everyone. Students who have applied to study abroad with EESA are eligible to apply for one of the EESA scholarships. Students must be currently enrolled in a college or university and have their official transcript mailed to EESA. To apply, students must meet a minimum GPA requirement and answer a scholarship question with an essay one to two pages long. Scholarship applications can be submitted online.
EESA Scholarship Application Deadlines:
Fall Semester: March 1
Spring Semester: October 15
Summer: April 1
EESA merit-based scholarship: Amount: up to $2,500 Minimum GPA: 3.25
Scholarship Question: Briefly describe your academic and personal achievements, why you want to study abroad with EESA, and how it will influence your personal and professional growth.
EESA need-based scholarship: Amount: up to $2,500 Minimum GPA: 2.50
Scholarship Question: Evaluate your budget for studying abroad. Please provide specific amounts of how much education costs for you now, your anticipated financial aid award, any scholarships or other sources of financing you plan to use, your savings for study abroad and your total financial need. Describe why you want to study with EESA. Describe your goals and expectations and how completing a study abroad program will influence them.
EESA academic year scholarship: Amount: $1,000-$7,000 Minimum GPA: 2.50
Scholarship Question: Describe why you chose to study abroad for a full year versus a semester and how this experience will benefit you. Outline your achievement and goals and what led up to your decision to study abroad with EESA. Evaluate your study abroad budget, being as specific with numbers as possible: how much education costs for you now, your sources of financing, anticipated financial aid award etc.
EESA summer scholarship: Amount: $100-$600
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Scholarship Question: Describe why you chose to study abroad in the summer with EESA and what you plan to achieve while abroad. Evaluate your study abroad budget by providing specific numbers for your anticipated resources and expenses.
EESA Correspondent Grant: Amount: $100
Students may apply for the EESA Correspondent Grant to receive $100 in addition to any awarded EESA scholarship. Recipients will be required to maintain an online blog with EESA about their experience abroad and contribute to it at least once every two weeks.
EESA scholarships are limited and students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship as soon as they decide to study abroad with EESA. Scholarship funds will be applied towards EESA tuition and will be reflected on final EESA invoice.