Two $1000 Study Abroad Scholarships To Be Offered to Applicants from IUP

Two study abroad scholarships are now available from the College Language Association.  One is named for Dr. Caroll Mills Young, who was instrumental in establishing this scholarship.  The other is given by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Please consider applying for either or both of these if you are planning to study abroad in summer 2015, fall 2015, winter 2016, or spring 2016.  Applicants must submit a letter of acceptance to a study abroad program, or a statement that they have applied for acceptance into a program.

Winners of the CLA Study Abroad Scholarship receive $1,000, which is applied directly to their study abroad bill.  Both undergraduate and graduate students may compete for this as long as they will be studying abroad with a program. The eligibility requirements, competition guidelines, and application documents are found at, under the link “CLA Study Abroad Scholarship.”   The application deadline is on Friday, February 6, 2015.  Dr. Marveta Ryan-Sams ( can serve as a CLA sponsor for any applicant.

Winners of the Study Abroad Grant from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi also receive $1,000 for expenses related to study abroad.  This competition is only open to undergraduate and graduate –students meeting the eligibility requirements.  The eligibility requirements, competition guidelines and application documents are now posted at  The application deadline is February 15 for students travelling between May 1 and November 30, 2015.  The deadline is May 15 for students travelling between December 1 and May 31, 2016.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Marveta Ryan-Sams
Associate Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages

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