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The Division of International Studies plays a central role in engaging with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to strategically internationalize the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Through partnerships, special initiatives and development activities, the Division of International Studies seeks to advance international teaching and research and the education of global citizens in every school and college to help to ensure UW-Madison's position as a world-class public research university. 


Our Mission:

-- Support faculty and staff to internationalize their teaching and research;

-- Advance the global education of students;

-- Lead campus thinking and action around issues of global higher education;

-- Serve business, government, and the public in an age of globalization;

-- Promote and facilitate international collaborations.

 

The Division seeks to advance the global education of students through a wide range of programs, primarily undergraduate, offered through International Academic Programs (IAP) and International Internship Program (IIP).

 

The Division and its units seek to make international academic experiences widely accessible and affordable for all students campus-wide through a wide range of scholarships.



Scholarships for this Program

Scholarships Descriptions
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW-Madison Study Abroad Program in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Prior study of Chinese language is desirable,...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW-Madison Study Abroad Program in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Prior study of Chinese language is desirable, but not required. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW-Madison study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
Minimum 3.0 Cumulative GPA; degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate student studying abroad on a UW-Madison Study Abroad Program in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a UW-Madison study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018. Essay required.
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program. The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship includes the following scholarship opportunities:...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program. The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship includes the following scholarship opportunities: -Cerk Family Fund -Dorothy E Paull Fund -Elizabeth A. Garden Memorial Scholarship -George and Lisa McReddie Scholarship -Great People-International Studies Scholarship -Joseph Elder Scholarship -Julie and Michael Gerend Scholarship -Laurent A. Makward Memorial Scholarship -Morton and Lena Wax Scholarship -LACIS-Nave Scholarship -WAA Norway Chapter Scholarship for Study Abroad -Study Abroad Alumni Scholarship. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
Eligibility varies depending on the criteria of each scholarship. FAFSA not required, however financial need and Cumulative G.P.A. are partial considerations for some of the scholarships. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018. Student Eligibility Requirements: In order to be considered for the IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship for this application round, an applicant must: 1) Be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an IAP study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018; 2) Be a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at UW-Madison; 3) Complete and submit scholarship application by October 15, 2017 on Scholarships@UW.
Provided through a grant from Promega Corporation, this scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking an international internship aimed at improving the quality of life in the world. University of Wisconsin-Madison students from all science fields are eligible but a preference...
Provided through a grant from Promega Corporation, this scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking an international internship aimed at improving the quality of life in the world. University of Wisconsin-Madison students from all science fields are eligible but a preference will be given to students whose internships use molecular biology techniques to better the world.
Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program during the current academic year. Internships may be in the summer, fall or spring terms and should be focused on using science to improve our world. Internships must be unpaid (i.e., in a nonprofit organization or a university research lab rather than a for-profit company.) Students must be based outside the US for at least 6 weeks of the internship and must enroll in the 1- or 3-credit online Worldwide Internship Program course. The location of the internship should be in a country other than the student's home country or where s/he already has spent significant periods of time. Selection criteria: clarity of project purpose; connection between the internship and a student's academic goals as well as career goals; organization and presentation of project proposal, and the project's potential impact for improving quality of life in the world.
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing...
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing internship program to Denmark for Spring 2018, or Calendar Year 2018. In addition to receiving scholarship funds, Scan|Design fellows are invited to participate in a range of hosted activities in Denmark, which are organized by the Scan|Design coordinators in Copenhagen. The goal of the activities is to help recipients get to know other Scan|Design fellows, Danes, Denmark, and the Scandinavian region a little better. Upon return to Madison, Scan|Design Scholars are expected to participate in activities involving the Danish students on campus. The UW-Madison Scan|Design Fellowship Program is directed by Maj Fischer of the International Division.
Applicants must be degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students who will return campus for at least one semester following their program in Denmark. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing internship program to Denmark for Spring 2018, or Calendar Year 2018. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a program for the specified semester(s). Transcript (UW Student Record), information on the program student is attending in Denmark, Essay, Resume and a written Academic Letter of Recommendation required. The written Academic Letter of Recommendation (from a faculty member, instructor or advisor) must be received by the application closing date of October 15, 2017. No exceptions to this Letter of Recommendation deadline will be considered. Please plan accordingly.
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of Education who are studying abroad on an International Academic Programs (IAP) study abroad program. Any School of Education undergraduate, including students in "pre"...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of Education who are studying abroad on an International Academic Programs (IAP) study abroad program. Any School of Education undergraduate, including students in "pre" status (e.g., pre-Elementary Education, pre-Kinesiology), or students earning the Certificate in Education Policy Studies or the Certificate in Education and Educational Services are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to applicants for whom this would be their first study abroad experience, as well as for students participating on a program in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
Any School of Education undergraduate, including students in "pre" status (e.g., pre-Elementary Education, pre-Kinesiology), or students earning the Certificate in Education Policy Studies or the Certificate in Education and Educational Services are eligible to apply.
Discover the world...and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the highlights of a student's time here. International Academic Programs (IAP) hopes to make this...
Discover the world...and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the highlights of a student's time here. International Academic Programs (IAP) hopes to make this possible for as many Badgers as possible with Study Abroad Scholars awards, starting with $1,500 towards IAP short term programs; $3,000 towards IAP semester programs; and $4,000 towards IAP year long programs. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
All students applying to IAP programs should consider this award! In order to be considered for the Study Abroad Scholars scholarship for this application round, an applicant must: <ol> <li>Be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an International Academic Program (IAP) study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018. (UW Global Gateway Programs are not eligible)</li> <li>Be a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student at UW-Madison</li> <li>Complete and submit scholarship application by September 25, 2017 on Scholarships@UW</li> </ol> Essay required. Additional consideration for some of the awards will be given to students who possess the following characteristics and/or traits: <ul> <li>First generation college student</li> <li>First time traveling abroad</li> <li>Financial need</li> <li>STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, and math)</li> <li>Cumulative GPA above 3.8</li> </ul>
Funds to support students with financial need who participate in the Worldwide Internship Program, a credit-bearing online course taken while students are engaged in an internship outside their country of origin. (Other eligible internship programs through IAP where students...
Funds to support students with financial need who participate in the Worldwide Internship Program, a credit-bearing online course taken while students are engaged in an internship outside their country of origin. (Other eligible internship programs through IAP where students are required to take the course are also eligible, e.g. Japan Railway internship program, TEAN internships, etc..)
Continuing undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or greater and who have unmet financial need are eligible for the Worldwide Internship Program Grant. Students must have secured or be in the process of securing an internship outside their country of origin for a minimum of 6 weeks. The total number of hours worked in the internship must equal 120 or greater. Students must also be willing to give back to the program through a post-internship service or outreach project with IIP.
Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.