Study Abroad Scholarship Application

The University at Buffalo Department of Sociology offers several scholarships for students who will study abroad. Awards to scholarship recipients will be paid into student UB accounts to be used exclusively towards paying program fees either for UB Semester in London or for the UB London Winter Session: Sociology of Food program. Other programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applications are due by Sept. 29.

Several Scholarships are available:

  • At least two $1500 scholarships (for sociology majors only) and two $500 scholarships (non-majors are eligible) for students admitted to the UB Semester in London program. 
  • At least two $400 scholarships (for sociology majors only) and two $250 scholarships (non-majors are eligible) for students admitted to the UB London Winter Session: Sociology of Food.

Recipients of the Department of Sociology Study Abroad Scholarships must fulfill a service requirement that involves assisting UB Study Abroad Programs or the Department to encourage and educate other UB students about study abroad opportunities. For this reason, applicants who are returning to UB for at least one semester will be given preference for this scholarship, although all completed applications are considered. Recipients must also provide the Department of Sociology with a brief written summary of their experience abroad within one month of the official program end date. That summary may appear on the Department website.

To Apply:

Complete the following web form before the Sept 29 deadline.  In addition to the webform, you also must upload the following in a single PDF file:

  1. A copy of your current transcript or AA report.
  2. A copy of your official statement from financial aid (if applicable). 
  3. A typed Financial Statement addressing your need for additional funding to afford this study abroad experience (maximum one page, 12 point font). 
  4. A typed Study Statement (you can use the same one you used to apply to the program). 
  5. A typed Service Requirement Statement describing how you plan to promote study abroad programs to other UB students when you return to UB (maximum one page, 12 point font).
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Current Standing
Current Standing
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Will you register for courses in the spring semester?
Will you register for courses in the spring semester?
 
 
 
Will you receive financial aid and/or other scholarships while you are studying abroad?
Will you receive financial aid and/or other scholarships while you are studying abroad?
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Please indicate your level of financial need:
Please indicate your level of financial need:
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Study Abroad Program Information

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First study abroad program?
First study abroad program?
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Applicant Certification:

I certify that the information given above is correct. If I am awarded this Study Abroad scholarship 

  • I hereby give permission as recipient of this scholarship for my name and the name of my program to be released to other students interested in studying abroad. 
  • I agree to provide the Department of Sociology with a written summary of my experience abroad within one month of the official program end date.
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Type your name to certify you have read and understand the above.
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