Study Away Scholarships

General requirements
All applicants must meet the following general eligibility criteria before applying to the scholarships:

  1. Be willing to commit to all aspects of the program.
  2. Be accepted into a Klein Study Away program.
  3. Be enrolled as a full-time, matriculated student at Temple University at the time of application for a scholarship.

Klein Study Away Multimedia Scholarship
The Klein Study Away Multimedia Scholarship is for students who are interested in writing and documenting their experiences on their Klein Study Away program in various forms of multimedia. Recipients will be expected to send entries in the form of images, blogs or videos so prospective students can learn more about what it is like to be immersed in a different culture.

Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for semester; Up to $500 for summer

Application Requirements

All application materials must be submitted online through the Scholarship application below.

  • Students must pitch to Klein Study Away how they will immerse themselves in their new location and culture. This pitch should include the formats you plan to use while you are away and should include links to your portfolio or similar work that you have completed to date.

Global Access Scholarship
The Global Access Scholarship is meant to create a community of Klein Study Away students who reflect the student body on Temple’s main campus. The scholarship can only be applied to Klein Study Away programs. Students who identify as non-traditional are encouraged to apply.

Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Eligibility

All applicants must meet the following criteria at the time of application:

  1. Identify as non-traditional student. (Non-traditional students can be defined, but is not limited to, students who self-identify as persons of color, lower socio-economic status, first generation college students, non-traditional undergraduate students, veterans, differently abled students, students who identify as LGBTQIA, and international students.)

Application Requirements

All application materials must be submitted online through the Scholarship application below. The application includes a 500-word essay addressing the following prompt:

  • As a newcomer to any culture, it is easy to get lost in the day to day adventures of your new life as a traveler. What are some cultural immersion strategies you will employ to become more of a local, and less like a tourist?

First Time Study Away Scholarship
The First Time Study Away Scholarship is meant to create a community of students who have never left the United States and give them a chance to explore the world.

Award Amount: $500

Eligibility

All applicants must meet the following criteria at the time of application:

  1. Have never travelled outside the United States.

Application Requirements

All application materials must be submitted online through the Scholarship application below.

500-word essay addressing one of the following prompts:

  • Reflect on why you want to leave the United States of America, what are your expectations.
  • How do you picture yourself in a different country and how will you explain your culture and background to others.
  • How can you avoid feeding to the stereotype of being and “ugly American” abroad. (Ugly American is a pejorative term used to refer to perceptions of loud, arrogant, demeaning, thoughtless, ignorant, and ethnocentric behavior of American citizens mainly abroad.)

Klein Study Away Scholarship (Need Based)
Klein Study Away has reserved 60% of its scholarship funds to assist students in financial need with their study away expenses. The awards will range from $500-3,000 and the amount of the award is determined by SMC Study Away in consultation with Temple’s financial aid office.

Eligibility

In order to qualify for one of the scholarships above, you must:

  1. demonstrate financial need;
  2. be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.

The Study Away Spring 2017 Scholarship application has closed. This application will re-open in December for summer considerations.