Undergraduate Funding Opportunities

For Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships, see our dedicated FLAS page. Graduate students, please see our Graduate Student Funding page.

Deadline

Late January

Who is Eligible?

Undergraduate Pitt students.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

Applicant must study in Japan for one semester or one year & have demonstrated a strong record in Japan studies.

Max Funding

$5,000.00 for one semester or $10,000.00 for one year

More Information

To learn more and apply visit the Asian Studies Center.

Deadline

Early March

Who is Eligible?

Undergraduate and graduate students.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

Intensive overseas or domestic study of REES-area languages through Pitt's Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI).

Max Funding

Variable amounts up to full tuition for summer language course.

More Information

To learn more and apply visit the Summer Language Institute.

Deadline

March

Who is Eligible?

Undergraduate and graduate students.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

Cash scholarship to fund study abroad in any REES-area country, with emphasis on homestays or independent/unusual programs.

Max Funding

$1,000.00

More Information

Application page still to be created; visit the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies site to inquire.

Deadline

TBA

Who is Eligible?

Full-time Swanson School of Engineering.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

Must have at least a GPA of 2.5. Must not have had any disciplinary sanctions in the last year. Cannot be in your final semester. Awardees must be willing to help promote the program they attended in the semester after their experience (will be asked to present in one class; willing to be contacted via email to answer questions of prospective students).

Max Funding

$1,000.00

More Information

To learn more and apply contact the Study Abroad Office.

Deadline

Mid January

Who is Eligible?

Full-time, Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Student.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

GPA 3.0, In Good Academic Standing. The scholarship may be used for any combination of tuition and other academic fees, room and board, travel and transportation (including internal Japan travel), and other approved expenses.

Max Funding

$5000.00 for one academic year & $4,000.00 for academic semester.

More Information

To learn more and apply contact the Study Abroad Office.

Deadline

Early March

Who is Eligible?

Pitt students.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

Students must be enrolled in the West European, Transatlantic, or European Union Studies Certificate Program. Students in the Related Concentration in European and Eurasian Studies are also eligible to apply.

Max Funding

$1,000.00

More Information

To learn more and apply visit the European Studies Center.

Deadline

Spring

Who is Eligible?

Undergraduate CLAS Students.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

$1,000 scholarship to work with a faculty to innovate the curriculum.

Max Funding

$1,000.00

More Information

To learn more and apply visit the Center for Latin American Studies.

Deadline

Fall August 1st & Spring December 1st

Who is Eligible?

Full-time, Degree-Seeking Student, Undergraduate.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

GPA 3.0, Pitt Students studying abroad through the University of Sheffield exchange program are eligible.

Max Funding

£1,500.00

More Information

To learn more and apply contact the Study Abroad Office.

Deadline

November 1st

Who is Eligible?

Female Students, Full-time, Degree-Seeking Student, Junior, No Previous International Experience, Sophomore, Undergraduate.

Requirements/Intended Use of Funds

GPA 3.0 for a summer international experience as well as structured leadership development retreats and a Community Engagement Experience to women of sophomore and junior status with no previous international experience. Emphasis on Diversity Indicators (STEM, ethnicity/racial, LGBTQ, financial need, disability).

Max Funding

$5000.00

More Information

To learn more and apply contact the Study Abroad Office.