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The School for Field Studies / SFS

https://fieldstudies.org/

The School for Field Studies / SFS is a program provider offering 10 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad and Research abroad programs in 12 countries such as Peru, Bhutan, Panama, and Chile.

The School for Field Studies (SFS) is one of the nation’s oldest and largest environmental study abroad programs, combining hands-on interdisciplinary environmental studies with scientific research to develop sustainable solutions to critical environmental problems. SFS students work with communities to discover practical ways to manage their natural resources. In the process, SFS students undergo a transformational experience that assists them in advancing their careers as skilled professionals and globally-aware citizens.

For more information, visit our website at https://fieldstudies.org/.

Study Abroad with The School for Field Studies / SFS

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May 22, 2024

All students are eligible to apply for these need-based awards. SFS will work with you and your home school to understand and meet your financial need.

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Deadlines:
The complete aid application is due at least 60 days before the program begins for semester applicants, and at least 30 days before the program begins for summer applicants.

Guidelines/Requirements:
All students are eligible to apply for these need-based awards.

These grants will be awarded on the basis of need and may supplement other awards of SFS need-based scholarships, travel grants, and zero- or low-interest loans.

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Deadlines:
Spring: November 1st Summer 1 or Summer 1+2: April 1st Summer 2: May 1st Fall: June 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
The SFS Trailblazer Grant is available to students who are the first from their home institution to attend an SFS program.

SFS matches Federal Pell Grant funding for all SFS semester programs to students who use their Pell Grant to help pay the cost of their SFS program.

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Deadlines:
Spring: November 1st Summer 1 or Summer 1+2: April 1st Summer 2: May 1st Fall: June 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
Students must complete the SFS Financial Aid Application in order to receive this award.

This need-based scholarship is available for students with a cultural and/or ancestral connection to the country in which they plan to study abroad with SFS.

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Deadlines:
Spring: November 1st Summer 1 or Summer 1+2: April 1st Summer 2: May 1st Fall: June 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be considered for the need-based Heritage Scholarship, students must complete a personal statement indicating how they qualify for this award.

SFS seeks to broaden and strengthen the participation of traditionally underrepresented minority students in all of its programs. The SFS Diversity Scholarship is one of the ways we broaden the participation of underrepresented groups of students in study abroad. For SFS, underrepresented groups include, but are not limited to, students who identify with a certain race, sex, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, ethnic origin, or veteran status. Underrepresented groups also include first generation college students and students from low income families.

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Deadlines:
Spring: November 1st Summer 1 or Summer 1+2: April 1st Summer 2: May 1st Fall: June 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must explain how participation in an SFS program would broaden the diversity of the program.