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The Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship (Deadline: October 1, 2015)

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Who Can Apply: Anders Uhrskov was the Director of DIS for 27 years and was dedicated to developing global leaders of tomorrow through education abroad. The Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship established to award students who have demonstrated leadership on their college campuses at home and who are dedicated to enhancing and building upon their global leadership and critical thinking skills while spending a semester or summer abroad with DIS.

Up to $10,000 will be awarded to one semester student and up to $5,000 to one summer student studying for six weeks or more.

Submission: Applicants must submit the following via email to [email protected] by October 1st (for spring semester), March 1st (for summer), or April 1st (for fall / academic year), with the subject line “Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship Application”:

  • Name
  • Major
  • Home university
  • Semester or summer of enrollment at DIS (e.g. spring semester 2015)
  • Program of enrollment at DIS (e.g. Justice & Human Rights)
  • Personal statement no more than three (3) pages in length, addressing all of the following questions: What inspired you to become a leader, and how do you inspire others? How have you demonstrated leadership on your home campus and in your community? What is a global leader and how will your experiences abroad develop your leadership skills? How will you apply your leadership skills at DIS?
  • At least one letter of recommendation from an advisor, faculty member, coach, students affairs/leadership professional or other university administrator with whom you have worked as a student leader. Recommendation must be on university letterhead and attached to your email along with your personal statement.

Deadline: October 1, 2015

Amount: Varies

Learn More: The Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship

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