Application for International JanTerm / MayTerm Scholarships Updated on: February 6, 2020 Application for Travel Jan Term 2024 Awards Stephens Scholarships - Covers 90% of course fees and projected out-of-pocket expenses. General Awards - Covers a portion of course fees depending on need and class rank. CRITERIA • Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid • No Austin College international experience • Minimum 3.00 GPA for Stephens Scholarship • Good academic standing for General Award • Good disciplinary standing • No unpaid balance on student account • Projected classification as of the end of the Spring 2023 semester • Reasons for traveling abroad as discussed in the descriptive essay (required for Stephens applicants ONLY) • Junior or senior classification by JanTerm 2024 (required for Stephens applicants ONLY) NOTE: Students may apply for both awards but can only receive a single scholarship. Students applying to the General scholarship may only apply for a domestic or an international scholarship--not both.Name* First Last A.C. Student ID#* A.C. Box* A.C. Email* Classification in Spring 2023* First-Year Sophomore Junior Senior I am applying for...* Stephens Scholarship General Award Which General scholarship are you applying for?* Domestic travel International travel Describe any previous international experience, either while at Austin College or before. (or indicate "none")*Do you have any preferred destinations?Are there places or regions of the world you have a special interest in? This doesn't necessarily have to relate to a Jan Term.How did you hear about the travel JanTerm scholarships?* Flyer around campus Instagram Word-of-mouth (another student) Word-of-mouth (faculty) Word-of-mouth (staff) Essay Response for Stephens ApplicantsWrite a short essay (approx. 300-350 words) explaining your perception of the educational value of taking an international JanTerm course. How might such a course impact your academic and personal growth, both as a synthesis of what you've already accomplished at Austin College as well as potential for the future? What do you hope to learn from the experience? (It is suggested you complete your essay in a word processor and then paste it into the field below.) Essay*Signature By submitting your name in the box below, you: • Confirm that you have not had an international travel experience at Austin College • Agree to allow the Financial Aid Office and the Registrar's Office to release information necessary to complete this application • Authorize the use of this data by the scholarship selection committee • Understand that if you drop, withdraw, or are terminated from a course, you will no longer be eligible for any form of financial aid. You will not receive previously awarded scholarships or aid to cover any portion of your incurred costs • Understand that, should you drop, withdraw, or are terminated from a course, you will be financially responsible for up to 100% of the course fee, depending on the costs incurred on your behalfApplicant's Full Name* Notice: Senior ClassificationDue to your Senior status in Spring 2023, you are no longer eligible for the International JanTerm 2024 awards. We thank you for your interest.