Scholarship & Financial Assistance
In effort to assist you in affording to travel, there is a Scholarship available, along with financial assistance:
- International Financial Assistance (IFA): If you are on financial aid, there are limited slots for you to earn up to $500 in funds for your program! Learn more about how this works here: https://fundraising.worldstrides.com/international-financial-assistance-program/. 1) Request a customized application by emailing IFA@woldstrides.org 2) Be sure to apply for need-based assistance at 90 days prior to your program departure date. (Your deadline is March 10, 2019) 3) There is a limit of 2 students per program, no more than 4 students per university in an academic year.
- Higher Ed Traveler Scholarship: This merit-based scholarship offers $3,000 to up to 3 undergraduate and graduate students (per each tour year). Apply online for this scholarship and submit the required supplementary materials. Our scholarship committee at WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs reviews the student applications and awards them. This scholarship also resets each tour year. The four things to know are: 1) You can learn more and apply at https://www.worldstrides.com/higheredtravelerscholarship 2) Your application must include: university transcript, letter of recommendation, and personal statement 3) There are 3 individual awards per academic year