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Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship

The Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship was established September 1, 1999 to enhance the educational experience of Ohio State students, by providing financial support to participants in Ohio State approved semester, May session, summer or academic year study abroad programs. Programs that occur during winter break or spring break are not eligible. Up to 40 scholarships, in the amount of $2,500 each, will be awarded during the 2013-2014 academic year. Students may only receive the Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship one time.

  • The Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship application deadline for students who are planning on studying abroad during May session 2014, Summer 2014, Autumn (only) 2014 and Academic Year 2014-2015 is January 31, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

Criteria

Preference will be given to students that have limited or no international travel experience prior to participating in the study abroad program referenced in this application.

Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students attending The Ohio State University in a degree-granting program. Criteria for consideration include:

  • Being an Ohio resident, who has graduated from an Ohio high school
  • Having a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the study abroad program
  • An active application to an Ohio State approved May session, summer session or 2014-15 academic year study abroad program.

Students must have submitted a complete Study Abroad Application for an Ohio State approved study abroad program to the Office of International Affairs prior to the Wolfe Scholarship application deadline. Students may apply to the Wolfe Scholarship while they are awaiting program application results. However, if the student is selected to receive the Wolfe Scholarship, it cannot be awarded until the student is officially accepted into their study abroad program.

Programs during the Winter Break and Spring Break are not eligible for this scholarship.

Application Deadlines

  • The Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship application deadline for students who are planning on studying abroad during May session 2014, Summer 2014, Autumn (only) 2014 and Academic Year 2014-2015 is January 31, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.
  • The Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship application deadline for students who are planning on studying abroad during Spring 2015 will be during October 2014.
  • Study abroad program application deadlines vary by program and time of year. Please review the deadlines on the study abroad program pages.
  • The Carmen application window is open for one month prior to deadline.

This competition is held twice a year to account for the various times that students study abroad.

Application Process and Requirements

The Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship application requires The Carmen application window will be open for one month prior to the deadline for the scholarship.

  1. Log into Carmen
  2. Click on the "Join" link in the top navigation bar (next to Calendar)
  3. Read JOIN Instructions and click on "Join" link
  4. Select "Wolfe Scholarship Spring 2014"
  5. Fill in Registration information
  6. A representative of the Office of International Affairs will approve your registration within 24 - 48 hours
  7. Once approved, the scholarship will appear in your courses under the Spring 2014category
  8. Scholarship submission instructions are in the Content section

Scholarship applicants will be able to upload application files into the dropbox. The Carmen application window will be open for one month prior to the deadline for the scholarship.

A complete scholarship application package consists of the following:
  1. Completed two-page Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship Application
  2. Copy of your advising report (available from Buckeye Link)

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Selection and Notification

Scholarship award notifications will be sent electronically one month after the application deadline. Scholarship funds will post to the awardee's Statement of Account with the Ohio State Office of the Bursar during the first semester of the study abroad program.

Additional Information

For eligibility questions contact:
Keya Crenshaw
International Affairs
101A.3 Oxley Hall
614-688-5405
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Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship Winners