Study Abroad Grant

Application Form

Applicants can apply for the Study Abroad Grant and Betz Scholarship for the same study abroad program. Contact our office for more information.

Study Abroad Grant

The Study Abroad Grant is sponsored by the Office of International Programs to encourage more NSU students to participate in Study Abroad programs. All applications will be reviewed by the NSU Study Abroad Grant Selection Committee, which will determine an award of $500 - $1,000.

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled as a full-time NSU student at the time of application
  • And, with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA

Deadline:

  • April 1st --- application must be received by this date for Summer/Fall study abroad programs
  • November 1st --- application must be received by this date for Winter/Spring programs

Application materials:

  • Proof --- that you have been admitted to one NSU Study Abroad Program
  • Transcript - must be an official transcript with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA
  • Essay --- one-page reflective essay presenting the reasons why you are seeking this grant

How to submit:

  • Proof --- upload to Study Abroad Grant application form
  • Transcript --- mail or drop off to the Study Abroad Coordinator at the Office of International Programs
  • Essay --- upload to Study Abroad Grant application form

After the submission:

  • April 7th --- You will receive a confirmation email from the Study Abroad Coordinator
  • November 7th --- You will receive a confirmation email from the Study Abroad Coordinator

After receiving the confirmation email about your application status:

  • Rejected --- Email, call, or visit the Study Abroad Coordinator if you have any questions
  • Pending --- Submit required documents within three business days to get approved
  • Approved --- Expect an email with further instructions from an official at NSU Financial Services

After receiving the email with further instructions:

  • April 15th (estimated) --- Complete an acceptance form and a thank-you note
  • November 15th (estimated) --- Complete an acceptance form and a thank-you note

After completing the acceptance form and the thank-you note:

  • May 1st (estimated) --- The grant will be added to your NSU Bursar Account
  • December 1st (estimated) --- The grant will be added to your NSU Bursar Account

After the grant is added to your NSU Bursar Account:

  • If there is no outstanding balance on the account, you can request the grant as a refund.
  • If there is an outstanding balance, the grant will automatically become a payment to the balance.

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Please feel free to contact Study Abroad Coordinator for any questions about Study Abroad Grant.

Betz Scholarship

The Donald & Mari Betz Global Citizen Scholarship was established with funds specifically donated for this purpose on the occasion of the inauguration of Dr. Don Betz as the 17th President of Northeastern State University. The fund honors Dr. Betz's parents. All applications will be reviewed by the NSU Betz Scholarship Selection Committee. There will be one award of $1,200 for Summer 2018 study abroad participants, one award of $1,325 for Fall 2018 study abroad participants, and one award of $1,325 for Spring 2019 study abroad participants.

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled as a full-time NSU student at the time of application
  • And, participate in ISEP, Bilateral Exchange, China Opportunities, or Partner Institutions
  • And, earned a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA
  • And, in good academic standing with NSU

Deadline:

  • April 1st --- application must be received by this date for Summer/Fall study abroad programs
  • November 1st --- application must be received by this date for Spring study abroad programs

Application materials:

  • Proof --- that you have been admitted to one NSU Study Abroad Program
  • Transcript --- must be an official transcript with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA
  • Essay --- no more than three(3) typed, double-spaced pages presenting the reasons for seeking this scholarship and in what ways this international learning opportunity will assist you in becoming a socially responsible global citizen

How to submit:

  • Proof --- upload to the Betz Scholarship application form
  • Transcript --- mail or drop off to the Study Abroad Coordinator at the Office of International Programs
  • Essay --- upload to the Betz Scholarship application form

After the submission:

  • April 7th --- You will receive a confirmation email from the Study Abroad Coordinator
  • November 1st --- You will receive a confirmation email from the Study Abroad Coordinator

After receiving the confirmation email about your application status:

  • Rejected --- Email, call, or visit the Study Abroad Coordinator if you have any questions
  • Pending --- Submit required documents within three business days to get approved
  • Approved --- Expect an email with further instructions from an official at NSU Financial Services

After receiving the email with further instructions:

  • April 15th (estimated) --- Complete an acceptance form and a thank-you note
  • November 15th (estimated) --- Complete an acceptance form and a thank-you note

After completing the acceptance form and the thank-you note:

  • May 1st (estimated) --- The scholarship will be added to your NSU Bursar Account
  • December 1st (estimated) --- The scholarship will be added to your NSU Bursar Account

After the grant is added to your NSU Bursar Account:

  • If there is no outstanding balance on the account, you can request the scholarship as a refund.
  • If there is an outstanding balance, the scholarship will automatically become a payment to the balance.

Please feel free to contact Study Abroad Coordinator for any questions about Betz Scholarship.