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Swanson School of Engineering Scholarship


There are many resources for study abroad scholarships.  

We suggest that you start with reviewing the scholarships offered through the University of Pittsburgh. You can find that information here. 

There are national scholarships that providing fund for study abroad. You can find such opportunities on the  Honors College website.  

We also suggest that you review opportunities advertised through the Institute of International Education, IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding.

The Swanson School of Engineering International Programs is offering scholarships for study abroad. 

Scholarships are available for Plus 3, Spring break and Summer short-term programs and semester long programs abroad. The funds will be applied to your Pitt account.

The awards available areas follows:

Program Award Deadline
Spring Semester Abroad $1,000 awards October 7
Spring Break $1,000 awards January 30
Plus 3 $1,000 awards March 3
Summer $1,000 awards March 3
Fall Semester Abroad $1,000 awards March 3


If you apply for the Swanson School of Engineering Scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time Swanson School of Engineering student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must not have had any disciplinary sanctions in the last year
  • Cannot be in your final semester

Service requirement

  • If you are awarded the funds, you will be asked to create a specific blog about your experiences.
  • Awardees must be willing to help promote the program they attended in the semester after their experience (will be asked to present in one class; willing to be contacted via email to answer questions of prospective students).
  • If told you were awarded a donor scholarship, awardee would be required to write a thank you note and possibly other deliverables.


Apply at www.abroad.pitt.edu/SSoEinternationalscholarships