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.
You will also need to apply for Financial Aid in order to be considered, no matter what your situation is. We use it to determine how much aid to give you, so fill it out ASAP every year.
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.
Based on each applicant's financial need. Students with higher financial need are more likely to receive funding.
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 apply by the priority application deadline (December 1, 2023 for Spring 2024 programs OR February 15, 2024 for Summer and Autumn 2024 programs), you will automatically be considered for a OGA Study Abroad Scholarship.
Students receive scholarship funding two weeks before their program fees are due.
Spring 2024 recipients will receive funding by TBD.
Summer 2024 recipients will receive funding by TBD.
Autumn 2024 recipients will receive funding by TBD.