FEA Rainbow Scholarship Application – One Month til Deadline!

The FEA Rainbow Scholarship application deadline is Monday, January 18, 2016 at 12PM Noon Eastern. Now is the time to direct all eligible LGBTQ undergraduate students to apply for scholarships of up to $5,000 for study abroad on the program of their choice during Summer 2016, Fall 2016 or Spring 2017! More information on the Rainbow Scholarship flyer: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/wp-content/uploads/FEA-LGBTQ-Flyer-Final_Web.pdf

Eligibility Requirements:

Self-identified LGBTQ student, currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (as of May 2015, we welcome applications from DACA students) . Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution . Study abroad program must include at least 4 weeks (30 days) in country/countries

How to apply:

Direct your students to: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

What they need:

1. Faculty Recommendation – students enter name and contact information into their online application, and faculty members receive an automatically-generated email from FEA. Students must coordinate with faculty recommenders to ensure timely delivery of their letter.
2. Financial Aid Form – a portion of the form must be completed by their financial aid officer and returned to the student for upload
3. Application Form + 2 short essays

Contacting FEA:

Email: fea@fundforeducationabroad.org
Phone: (202) 349-7340
Available 9:00AM-5:00PM EST
Holiday hours: closed from 3PM EST December 24 – 9AM December 28; closed from 3PM December 31 – 9AM January 4. Thanks for your patience.


January 18th, 2016 at 12 NOON EST. No exceptions will be made. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that their recommender and financial aid officer complete their tasks in a timely manner.

Thanks Rainbow SIG!
– Scott and Andy, Co-Chairs of Rainbow SIG

Scott Tayloe, MBA | Director of Customized Faculty-Led Programs

Co-Chair NAFSA Rainbow SIG (15-17)

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