2023 BPIA Scholarships for Study Abroad and International Internships
The Black Professionals in International Affairs (BPIA) will award five (5) $1,000 scholarships and two (2) $500 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate degree students participating in international education projects and programs during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall 2024. The scholarships will be paid directly to the students and may be applied to costs incurred for attendance, international travel, local transportation, professional fees, lodging and/or per diem for the duration of their study abroad program.
BPIA Sponsored Scholarships
Globetrotter Scholarship Presented by HP, Inc.
Presented by HP, Inc. the 2023 Globetrotter Scholarship awards one (1) $2,500 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate degree student participating in international education projects and programs during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall 2024. Students majoring in a STEM-related field are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Monday, October 2nd at 11:59pm PT
Award Announcement: Week of October 16th
BPIA awards scholarships to individual students for international education programs/projects in the US and abroad. Individuals can currently request funds for the following categories:
Applicants to the BPIA Study Abroad Scholarships must be:
BPIA Scholarship Selection Process
All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements of the BPIA scholarship award will be evaluated by the selection committee on an objective and non-discriminatory basis. The selection committee will select the scholarship recipients based on the availability of scholarships and the overall strength of the applications received, giving weight to such factors as academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, financial need, and situational hardship.
The application deadline is Monday, October 2nd, 2023 at 11:59pm PT.
Submit each of the items listed below. Type the application using 12-font on 8.5” x 11” paper. Attach scanned copies of requested documents. Save the documents as a PDF with your name as the subject (i.e. FirstName.LastName.BPIA Scholarship). Submit the application as a single attached PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the following information in the body of the email: applicant's full name, address, telephone, email, and website (if applicable).
THINGS TO CONSIDER PRIOR TO BEGINNING YOUR STUDY ABROAD/INTERNSHIP PROGRAM