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  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Cal Poly applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Language and Culture in Mexico Travel Scholarships

The Latin American Studies Program is offering scholarships to students who are accepted into the Cal Poly Global Program 'Language & Culture in Mexico - Summer 2018.'  Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to all students in need, primarily intended to offset the cost of airfare. The criteria for awarding scholarships will be based primarily on financial need, but also on how participation in this study abroad program will enhance the student’s academic and career goals.

- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application
- Scholarship award will be contingent upon your acceptance into the study abroad program.  Please complete the 'Language & Culture in Mexico' program application in order to be eligible for this travel scholarship. 
- Full-time enrollment at Cal Poly the term prior to going on the program
- Must have submitted a FAFSA application for the following academic year
- Cal Poly students only 

Service Requirement:
Scholarship recipients may be asked to participate in information meetings and pre-departure efforts for the program upon their return to Cal Poly.                       

Scholarship Application Deadline:
April 1, 2018 (11:59 PM) 
Note: Scholarship opens on March 5, 2018

Scholarship Award Amount:

Questions about this scholarship?  Contact the Faculty Leader Jim Keese at

-The online application for this scholarship opens on March 5th. 
-From your MyCalPoly portal, click 'Cal Poly Scholarships' under 'My Apps.' 
-Answer the questions in the general scholarship application, and be sure to check 'YES' for the question that asks, "Do you plan on participating in a study abroad program in the upcoming academic year?"  This will lead you to an additional series of questions pertaining to study abroad scholarships, including the one for 'Language & Culture in Mexico - Summer 2018.'  
-Once you have completed all of the information, click 'Submit'


Dates / Deadlines:

Application currently closed.

This program is currently not accepting applications.