UM Scholarships and Grants

Partner Exchange and ISEP Scholarships


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Partner University Exchanges in Japan

  • Yoshiko Komai - $2900 scholarship for a student attending Toyo University (in Japan) through UM's Partner University Program
  • JASSO - Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education that covers travel and living expenses for a student participating in a UM-sponsored Japanese study abroad program
  • Monbukagakusho - A scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education covering travel and living expenses for a student attending Kumamoto University or Sophia University (in Japan) through UM's Partner University Program

General UM Scholarships

  • Franke Sustainability Fellowships- This program offers two different fellowships:(1) Off-campus exchange or education programs; and (2) individual or collaborative field projects or researchAwards typically range from $3,000 to $15,000, but larger awards will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To be eligible for the fellowships, all students must be enrolled as an undergraduate in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, and at sophomore standing at a minimum with a 3.0 GPA. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants should submit application materials at least eight weeks prior to the proposed fellowship activities in order to allow enough time for review.
  • The Jenna Ness Memorial Scholarship- Annual $1000 scholarship for women who study abroad for a minimum of one semester on a UM-sponsored education abroad program. Deadline: April 15
  • The Dailey Study Abroad Scholarships- Two $1500 scholarships jointly administered by the Davidson Honors College and the Global Engagement Office. Deadline: 2020 Application deadline will be announced.A photo of water splashing on stairs in Greece