Study Abroad Scholarship for Academic Year Students

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This scholarship for students spending the Academic Year abroad was established by Phyllis Haberman, Vienna ’68-‘69, who earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Simmons College, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University Business School. She has 20+ years of experience as an investment professional, executing private equity transactions across all investment formats. Currently, she is Senior Managing Director at Egret Capital Partners and an investor with Golden Seeds LLC, a network of angel investors dedicated to providing capital to early stage companies led by women.

Phyllis believes that studying abroad for an Academic Year expands the benefit of the experience! Need more evidence? Read the original research conducted by IES Abroad CEO and President Dr. Mary M. Dwyer, More Is Better: The Impact of Study Abroad Program Duration.


One scholarship of up to $9,000 tuition discount, plus $1,000 cultural stipend.
  • Applicants must be accepted to, attend and complete any standard IES Abroad program for the 2018-19 Academic Year (beginning Fall 2018 and continuing in Spring 2019); scholarship recipient must attend the same program for both semesters
  • Applicants must have documented financial need
  • Preference is given to students who study in a country where English is not one of the official languages

Note: Entire scholarship will be credited to fall portion of invoice. Twenty percent discount for consecutive term enrollment will apply to spring portion of invoice.