Study Abroad

Study Abroad Scholarships

Available Scholarships Award Value Application Deadline
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship up to $5000 January 2013
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA)
provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
$3,000 - $7,000  
Hawkeye Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship $3,000 October 1
Study Abroad Scholarships varies  
The LewerMark “Make your Mark” Scholarship [pdf] $750 - $1,250 March 4, 2013

Hawkeye Community College Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

The study abroad scholarship is open to current students who have been admitted to the study abroad program and will be going on a study abroad trip during the coming academic year. The purpose of this scholarship is to off-set the costs of the study abroad experience.

Deadline October 1
Award Value $3,000
  1. Complete the Hawkeye Scholarship Application.

  2. Essay explaining why you need this study abroad scholarship and how receiving this opportunity will benefit your academic and personal goals. (limit to 300 words)

  3. Essay explaining how previous extracurricular and academic experience in unexpected/unpredictable circumstances prepared you for study abroad. (limit to 300 words)

  4. Official college transcript.

  5. Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a Hawkeye Community College faculty member.

  6. Personal interview.

Scoring Rubric [pdf]

Awarding The Study Abroad Scholarship will be awarded yearly. Award decisions are based on academic performance.
Testimonial Requirement

Each scholarship recipient will be required to provide a testimonial and three pictures from the study abroad experience.

An additional requirement may include a presentation or attending the luncheon with Hawkeye Community College Foundation donors.


International Student Services


Marina Durinova
Hawkeye Center
Upper Level
telephone (voice):
    +1 319-296-2329, ext.1590
   +1 319-296-1028
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Mailing Address

Hawkeye Community College
International Student Admissions
1501 East Orange Road
P.O. Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704-8015