Merit Based Financial Aid

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Summer Internship Programs Merit Based Aid

Merit Based aid is available for all summer internship programs, including Chicago internships. Two awards of $1200 will be offered after the application deadline of April 1.
NOTE: Mimimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (out of 4.0) required of all applicants.

Application Requirements

  • Complete and submit the IES Abroad Summer Internship Merit Based Scholarship Application (link below)
  • Submit a faculty letter of recommendation from a professor who is familiar with your academic performance
  • Submit a personal statement (less than 500 words) describing your academic interests and how an internship will complement your future pursuits

IMPORTANT - Make sure your name appears on every document you submit.

All application documents can be scanned and emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 312-944-1448.

Return Requirement: If awarded one of these scholarships, at the conclusion of the IES Abroad program you agree to submit a 1-page statement about your experience abroad, including how it has affected you personally, professionally, and academically and how this scholarship supported your endeavors. Once submitted, this statement becomes property of IES Abroad and excerpts may be used in any/all IES Abroad electronic and printed publications. Additional details and instructions will be emailed to you after your program ends.