Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship (Spring/Summer, Fall and Academic Year)

This scholarship is part of the Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship program. It provides financial support and recognition to business students who study in a foreign country.

  • Full-time undergraduate or full-time/part-time graduate business majors
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credits at GVSU
  • Study abroad application must be accepted by the Padnos International Center
  • Good academic standing / Strong academic credentials
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Students must be willing to promote study abroad when they return to GVSU

Renewal Criteria: Non-renewable

Note: This application serves as the application for Seidman Study Abroad Scholarship, Fred A. Bell Business Scholarship and Paul and Sue Spindler Accounting Study Abroad Scholarship.

This scholarship has multiple opportunities. Please apply for the scholarship posting for the semester you will be studying abroad.

Seidman College of Business Faculty and Staff
Seidman College of Business
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide information about the study abroad/internship program and the location (for example: University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain OR Seidman Business faculty-led program in London, UK ):
  2. Semester you plan to study abroad (for example: Fall 20xx):
  3. Is this your first college-level study abroad program?
  4. Verifiy Program Approval
    • 1. Has your application or study abroad been approved by the Padnos International Center or has your internship been approved by the Seidman College of Business?
    • 2. If yes, please upload the PIC acceptance email (via PDF or MS word) here:
  5. Courses you plan to take at the foreign University:
    • Please list the Foreign University course number and title, credit hours and GVSU equivalent course number and title (please indicate which courses will be taken in a foreign language):
  6. Anticipated Study Abroad Budget:
    • 1. Tuition and Fees:
    • 2. Travel
    • 3. Room and Board
    • 4. Other:
    • 5. Total Cost:
  7. Essay Questions
    • If you were the Seidman College, how would you encourage more business students to study abroad? What will you do when you return to help us do this?
    • The Seidman Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to students who will add value to their professional and personal skills through international study. Why are you the best candidate for this scholarship?
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