Be a currently enrolled University of Washington Tacoma undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing;
Have applied or plan to apply to a UW Tacoma study abroad program; proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement, but not at the time of application.
Students who receive the OGA Study Abroad Scholarship are required to share their study abroad experience with the campus community by supporting OGA programs such as Study Abroad outreach events and our Global Ambassadors program.
Clear connection between the applicant’s academic interests, professional goals, and the study abroad program.
Clearly articulated understanding of the potential impact of the study abroad experience.
Students who have not yet studied abroad are especially encouraged to apply.
It is easy to be considered for the OGA Study Abroad Scholarship. No additional application is required. Just complete your study abroad program application and, on the "Acknowledgements" page, click yes next to "I would like to be considered for this scholarship." Then, explain if you have financial need in 150 words or less.
If you are accepted to your program, you will automatically be considered for a OGA Study Abroad Scholarship.
Students receive scholarship funding two weeks before their program fees are due.
Spring 2023 recipients will receive funding by April 14, 2023.
Summer 2023 recipients will receive funding by June 16, 2023.
Autumn 2023 recipients will receive funding by October 13, 2023.