Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships
- Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines for SUMMER 2021 Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships offered through the Franklin College are further below, under "How to Apply."
- UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Students may complete the UGA application linked here.
- Transient Student Art Majors from other institutions may complete the Transient Student application linked here.
SUMMER 2021 FRANKLIN CORTONA STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications and materials must be received by FRIDAY 4 DECEMBER 2020.
If you have questions, contact April Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
About the UGA Franklin College Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships Fund
There are nine (9) scholarships in this funding program. One application packet allows you to be considered for any of these scholarships, which are:
Del Martin Amica di Cortona Scholarship
Charles Morgan Cortona Scholarship
Eric E. Fitzpatrick Study Abroad Fund
Rick Johnson Art in Cortona Scholarship
John D. Kehoe Cortona Program Scholarship
Mike Nicholson Painting & Drawing Study in Cortona Award
Judy Voss Jones Cortona Art Scholarship
Jane Willson Cortona Studies Abroad Scholarship
Cortona Experience Alumni Scholarship
Application Deadline for Summer 2021
Friday 4 December 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Any application not completed and received by this time will be ineligible for consideration. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all parts of an application are completed. There are no exceptions to this deadline.
Eligibility Requirements for UGA Students
1) A UGA applicant must be a degree-seeking, declared major or minor in Lamar Dodd School of Art and have completed at least one semester as an undergraduate or graduate student in the Lamar Dodd School of Art prior to applying.
2) A UGA applicant must be a student in good standing at the time of submission of this application as well as during any semester s/he is to receive scholarship funds. Successful applicants will have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
3) A UGA applicant is expected to register an appropriate course load during the study abroad experience.
4) A UGA applicant must be accepted by or be under consideration by the UGA Cortona study abroad program.
Eligibility Requirements for Transient Students from Other Institutions
A few awards in the UGA Franklin College Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships Fund are available to transient students.
1) A transient student applicant must provide one official set of transcripts from his or her current academic institution, so that the committee may assess enrollment, credit hour completion, grade point average, and other information required of all applicants. Contact April Brown at email@example.com to receive instructions on how to have electronic transcripts sent to us.
2) A transient student applicant must be accepted by or be under consideration by the UGA Cortona study abroad program.
3) A transient student applicant selected for an award must officially register to attend UGA and confirm this with us before the College may initiate that award. The UGA Office of Student Financial Aid distributes all awards to students near the start of the semester of attendance supported by the award.
International Scholarship Fund
About the International Scholarship Fund
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences offers several sources of funds. One application packet will allow you to be considered for all of these scholarships. Please note that these scholarships are only given once a year and are only available for students studying abroad during the Summer or Maymester.
Craige Global Fellows Scholarship
This scholarship is named in honor of its donor, Betty Jean Craige, University Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Director Emerita of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. A strong proponent of international exchange and collaboration during her 38 years as a scholar and teacher at the University of Georgia, Dr. Craige created this award in 2011 to encourage and support Franklin College undergraduate students who wish to participate in an official UGA study abroad program in a non-English speaking environment. Selection for this award is based on financial need, academic promise, and the applicant’s essay.
Tome Family Study Abroad Fund
Created in 2006 and named in honor of UGA alumnus Bill Tome and his family, Mr. Tome established this award to enable students in the Franklin College with limited financial resources the opportunity to participate in study abroad programs.
Cassandra Young and Jeffrey Sherman Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunity
Jeff Sherman and his wife, Cassy Young, have a passion for the University of Georgia and a special interest in study abroad and established this scholarship in 2008 to support study abroad opportunities for students in the Franklin College.
Summer 2021 Application Deadline:
Friday, February 5, 2021
Any application not completed and submitted by the established deadline will be ineligible for consideration. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all parts of an application are completed; therefore it is expected that the student will follow up with his or her recommender and the study abroad program director to ensure that their letters are provided in time to complete this application process. There are no exceptions to this deadline.
1) An applicant must be a non-transient, degree-seeking major in Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and have completed at least one semester as an undergraduate or graduate student in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences prior to applying.
2) An applicant must be a student in good standing at the time of submission of this application as well as during any semester s/he is to receive scholarship funds. Successful applicants will have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
3) An applicant must be enrolled for at least 10 credit hours during the Spring semester (i.e., student must be enrolled during the semester of application), and an applicant is expected to take an appropriate full-course load (6-9 hours) during the summer study abroad experience.
4) An applicant must be enrolled in a UGA-approved study abroad program.
STUDENTS SHOULD SEND 2021 SCHOLARSHIP MATERIALS TO US BY EMAIL
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021
THE FOLLOWING ARE ITEMS REQUIRED
We only need one complete copy (PDF preferred) of the following documents.
1) SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION(s) please complete the International Scholarship Fund Application located here below. This form is a fillable PDF, so you should be able to complete it on your computer, then re-save it for returning as a PDF containing your application information.
International Scholarship Fund Application
One application is all you complete in order to be considered for all scholarships in this fund:
Click here to download: International Scholarship Fund Application.
2) SCHOLARSHIPS ESSAY that outlines your educational, personal, and professional goals and explains, in turn, how these connect to your plans for study abroad. Please save your 1-2 page essay as a PDF for sending to us via email.
3) LETTER of RECOMMENDATION attesting to your academic qualifications and personal attributes. Ask your evaluator to explain how s/he knows you and how long s/he had an opportunity to observe your academic and personal accomplishments. For best results, you should seek a letter from a professor or instructor who has taught you an advanced or challenging subject. If you choose a recommender who is not university faculty, s/he should speak to extra-curricular or work activities that are highly relevant to your major or other professional goals. A letter from a relative is not appropriate. An evaluator's recommendation may simply be addressed "Dear Committee".
This recommendation should be sent direct to us via email from the person recommending the student—we cannot accept a recommendation sent to us by the student. The person recommending you may send us either a letter attachment (PDF preferred) or a recommendation typed within the body of an email—both are acceptable. This recommendation should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4) PDF of the LETTER or EMAIL from the PROGRAM DIRECTOR or STAFF indicating that you have been accepted. If a program’s acceptances have not yet been announced, a PDF of the letter or email from the program confirming that you have applied and acknowledging that you are currently being considered.is acceptable.
Send your application and materials to: email@example.com
Contact Kellie Borders Peyton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spark Fellowship in Creative Writing and French or German Culture
SPARK FELLOWSHIP IN CREATIVE WRITING AND FRENCH OR GERMAN CULTURE
About the Spark Fellowship in Creative Writing and French or German Culture
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY 15 JANUARY 2021
The Spark Fellowship will provide financial support of up to $4,000 for students' independent summer study abroad in a French or German-speaking country, involving the pursuit of a project that will combine creative writing and cultural translation. The term cultural translation encompasses a wide variety of possible projects, including the literary translation of texts from French and German into English or the reflection of intercultural experiences through language or art.
Students are encouraged to propose original projects that they have developed in discussion with a UGA Faculty mentor whom they have identified to oversee the project and its completion.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a desire for active exploration and serious reflection on cultural difference.
Students will be asked to give a presentation on their projects during the semester following their return.
Please complete this form-fillable PDF application and either:
- print it, obtain signatures, and scan to a PDF file, or
- add digital signatures and re-save as a PDF
MATERIALS REQUIRED FROM STUDENT
- Signed Application
- 2-Page Project Proposal
- Budget Outline
DELIVERY METHOD FOR MATERIALS
Student application materials should be sent by email attachment to:
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION ALSO REQUIRED
Please also see the linked Guidelines about providing a Letter of Recommendation, which should be sent by your recommender to Associate Dean Martin Kagel at email@example.com