Graduate Student Scholarships

Padnos International Center Grants

PLEASE NOTE: No application is required for the following scholarships. Students who apply to their program by the priority application deadline will be automatically considered.   


Faculty-Led Program Grant
Application Deadline: Students who apply to their spring/summer program by the priority deadline are automatically considered. Must have a FAFSA on file.  
Amount: Up to $1,500


Partnership Grant*
Application Deadline: Students who apply to their partnership program by the priority deadline are automatically considered. Must have a FAFSA on file.
Amount: $500 - $2,000.


Study Abroad Semester Grant*
Application Deadline: Students who apply to their partnership or non-GVSU program by the priority deadline are automatically considered. Must have a FAFSA on file.
Amount: Average of $500; maximum of $2,000.

*Note: The Padnos Scholarship, Murray Scholarship, Partnership Grants, and Study Abroad Semester Grants are mutually exclusive.  A student may apply for more than one of these scholarships/grants, but they can ultimately receive only one of the scholarships/grants.


GVSU Office of Fellowships

Graduate students are encouraged to contact the GVSU Office of Fellowships for information on applying for nationally competitive awards for study abroad. For more information to get started, view the Office of Fellowship's Graduate Student Flyer

Nationally Competitive Awards for Study Abroad

Post-Graduate Opportunities Abroad 

Outside Awards for Graduate Students

GVSU Scholarships

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PLEASE NOTE: Most scholarships can be used towards a study abroad program, even if they are not specifically for study abroad. 


Padnos International Center Scholarships

GVSU Graduate students are eligible for the following study abroad scholarships:

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for these scholarships, you will need to log on to www.gvsu.edu/myscholarships, create a profile and search for the scholarship you wish to apply for.


Barbara H. Padnos Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 15
Amount: $5,000 - $15,000 (6 - 8 awards per year)
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The Barbara H. Padnos International Scholars program provides scholarships for year long study abroad programs. The average scholarship ranges from $5,000-$15,000. Students are expected to engage in serious study for an extended period of time (minimum 9 months) in an approved study abroad program. Preference for the largest award will be given to qualified applicants who plan to be abroad longer than 10 months.

Padnos International Center Photography Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 15
Amount: $1,000 (2 awards per year)
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Two awards of $1,000 will be granted to students with a passion for photography or video. This opportunity is open to students in any major. No minimum duration of program required. Applications will be accepted until February 15 each year for programs that begin within the subsequent 12 months. Students will be expected to submit images and film footage to PIC upon their return. A committee, comprised of Padnos International Center staff and School of Communications faculty will select the awardees each year based on their application, portfolio, and study abroad destination. 

 




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