Diversity Abroad – Blog

Meet our Summer/Fall 2016 Scholarship Winners + Applications for Spring 2017 now open!


Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our DiversityAbroad.com and Diversity Abroad Network Scholarships. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to AIFS, CISI and Semester at Sea for their partnership and support in making international opportunities possible for these students. Please join us in congratulating the following students and supporters:

Summer 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Diversity Abroad Network $1,000 Summer Scholarship
(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)
Dylan Cash, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Japan
Joshua Harvey, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Alabama, Dominican Republic
Bushra Malik, Sociology, UC Berkeley, Spain (featured above)
Paola Rodriguez, Nursing, Miami Dade College, Italy
Christina Walthall, Fashion Institute of Technology, Japan

Our DAN Summer Scholarship recipients shared their experiences while abroad on our official blog. Check out their posts to see what they were up to by visiting the blog at blog.diversityabroad.com.

Diversity Abroad CISI $2,000 Planning Scholarship
(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)
Andrew Andrew, Biology, Xavier University of Louisiana, Cyprus
Catherine Chenault, Special Education, Texas A&M University, Mexico
Austin Mahler, Cognitive Science, UC San Diego, Italy

Fall 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Diversity Abroad & AIFS $5,000 Achievement Scholarship
(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)
Hanna Dasoo, Global Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Turkey
Jewells Santos, Playwriting/Communications & Media, DePaul University, Spain

Diversity Abroad & Semester at Sea $5,000 Scholarship 
(Name, Major, University)
April Boyd, English, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Charlotte Mills, Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rico Natividad, Sociology/Education, UC Irvine
Mikaela Valk, Business Administration, University of San Diego

Overseas Ambassadors $500 Scholarship Program
(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)
Diana Arteaga, Sociology, UC Berkeley, Brazil
Chloe Gandal, English, Edmonds Community College, England
Maryanne Jokoh, Information Technology, Towson University, South Korea
Austin Ogletree, Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T University, Thailand
Eunice Shek, Asian Studies/Creative Writing, Knox College, Japan

Our Overseas Ambassadors will be writing original articles and sharing their experiences abroad on social media. Follow them by liking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter and Instagram. Use the hashtags #diversityabroad #overseasambassador #unlockyourpassport to follow their respective journeys! Scholarships for study abroad in spring 2017 and beyond will open September 1st.

To explore Diversity Abroad scholarships and beyond, check out www.diversityabroad.com/scholarships.