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Study Abroad/International Scholarships

At HCC we are committed to increasing students access to a globalized education, regardless of financial limitations. Please make note that the deadline to apply for an HCC scholarship is November 30, 2018. Dates for external scholarships may differ. The HCC scholarship application is attached to the general study abroad application form. Students can only pick up the scholarship/study abroad application form once they have completed a Study Abroad 101 Advising Session or a Study Abroad 101 Webinar.

Internal Scholarships

International Education Study Abroad Scholarship

Qualified candidates for this scholarship must have completed a FAFSA application, be enrolled in courses at HCC, register for a study abroad/study away program for credit, be over the age of 18 by the start of the study abroad or study away program, and be in good academic standing and disciplinary standing at HCC.

HCC Scholar Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is for Rouse Scholars, STEM students, and Schoenbrodt Scholars. Qualified candidates for this scholarship must be enrolled in courses at HCC, register for a study abroad/study away program for credit, be over the age of 18 by the start of the study abroad or study away program, and be in good academic standing and disciplinary standing at HCC.

Schulte Travel Study Fellowship

This is an independent travel study project for students who are interested in expanding their horizons with a self-planned project. Qualified candidates must be US citizens, at least 18 years of age, residents of the state of Maryland, and hold a 3.0 GPA with at least 12 credits in their program of study at HCC. Students applying for this scholarship must also be enrolled in courses at HCC, register for a study abroad program for credit, be over the age of 18 by the start of the study abroad program, and be in good academic and disciplinary standing at HCC.

Silas Craft Program Scholarship

This scholarship is for Silas Craft Collegians. Students selected for this scholarship are selected by the Silas Craft scholarship committee.

External Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

This is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study (minimum of four weeks in country) and student need. Qualified candidates must be US citizens, in good academic and disciplinary standing at HCC, be over the age of 18 years old, and be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of study abroad.

Fund for Education Abroad

This scholarship gives preference to students with demonstrated financial need, and strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, eligible for credit at the student’s home institution, and study in-country for at least 4 weeks (28 days).

Boren Scholarship (Summer)

Boren Scholarships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion. Summer programs must be eight weeks or more and are limited to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and studying in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand, be in good academic and disciplinary standing at HCC, and be over the age of 18 years old.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to increase the number of students studying and mastering critical foreign languages. This program allows students to receive intensive language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences to create cultural understanding and rapid language gains. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 14 languages. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled as a degree seeking student at HCC. Students must also be in good academic and disciplinary standing at HCC and be over the age of 18 years old.

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