Academic Immersion's Scholarships and Funding

Global Access Funds

Each year, Global Immersions provides funds to students participating in USF Arrupe Immersions, valued at $1,500 each towards the program fee. 

We invite all students that have been accepted into an immersion program to apply for these funds. The Global Access Funds committee will decide about the recipients and scholarship amounts based upon the eligibility criteria listed below. Decisions are posted on this website, please consult it again to know the results. 

Eligibility criteria 

  • Students accepted into a USF academic immersion. preference is given to those who have not previously received funding.
  • Research and practice that align with USF's mission. 
  • Demonstrated financial need.

How to apply

Please submit the following:

  • A brief statement (300 words maximum) regarding your financial need, how your work aligns with USF’s mission, how the particular immersion program aligns/fits your academic/professional goals.
  • Two references (names only) of full-time faculty who know the quality of your work.
  • [if applicable] Statement and amount of previous Immersion Scholarship award.

Submit your application here. 



Summer 2020 Applications

  • Open: February 24th.
  • Deadline: March 1st
  • Posting: March 10th

Fundraising guide. 

We know that sometimes even with Financial Assistance it is hard to make ends meet for an international trip, that is why we have put together a Fundraising guide to help you plan and meet your goals.