Applications for the beGirl.world Global Scholars Study Abroad Scholarship in the USA for the 2022/23 academic session are currently open.
beGirl.world (bGw), founded in 2014 is a Philadelphia based organization that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel. bGw challenges girls to think beyond their neighborhood, dream bigger than their city limits, and create possibilities outside their country borders. It accomplishes this through the beGirl.world Global Ambassador Program (bGAP) and the Study Abroad Scholarship Program.
Worth of Award
beGirl.world Global Scholars will award two $2,000 scholarships to Black female identifying college students who have been accepted to a study abroad program.
Eligible candidates must be
- 18 and over (must be of age by September 1, 2022)
- United States Citizen
- Enrolled in a two- or four-year degree granting program (Graduate students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship at this time.)
- Accepted into a Study Abroad program at time of application
- Philly Scholar applicants must also be a current resident of the City of Philadelphia
How to Apply
Your application should include
- US Citizenship: Acceptable forms of documentation: original, digital, or copy of US birth certificate, US passport, or Certificate of Naturalization
- enrollment and in good standing at a 2 or 4 year college with at least 36 credits: The acceptable form of documentation includes a current Official Transcript.
- acceptance into a study abroad program: Acceptable forms of documentation include digital or photocopy of Letter of Acceptance into Study Abroad Program.
It should also include
- A Letter of Recommendation from a professor, supervisor, or mentor currently involved in your life in the last 3 years who can speak to your character, leadership and passion to study abroad. You can submit this application and have your letter of recommendation sent via email to [email protected] instead.
Deadline: Applications and all supporting documents are due July 29, 2022.