UConn Scholarships

Students will review individual eligibility criteria for these scholarships and their application requirements.

Cognitive Science Study Abroad Travel Award (Summer 2022)

For Summer 2022, the Cognitive Science Program will offer the Cognitive Science Study Abroad Travel Award Program which will fund up to three, $2000 awards, to be used towards airfare costs associated with a UConn study abroad program.

These awards are available to UConn undergraduate students majoring or minoring in Cognitive Science who have been accepted into a study abroad program. Priority will be given to students attending the Interdisciplinary Ethnography Field Summer School in Mauritius,  the Neuroscience Study Abroad Summer Program in Salamanca, Spain, and UConn Brain & Behavior in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Courses taken through these summer programs can be counted towards the Cognitive Science degree). Visit the Study Abroad Travel Award page to apply!

Tso Lin Scholarship Fund for Advanced Studies in International Affairs

The Tso Lin Scholarship Fund for Advanced Studies in International Affairs supports College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students who participate in an approved international program administered by Experiential Global Learning. Priority is given to students who demonstrate financial need. Students will be reviewed for eligibility through their Experiential Global Learning program application; no additional application is required. If a student withdraws from their program after being awarded the scholarship, Experiential Global Learning may rescind the award.

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship
The Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship provides up to $1,500 to support students who are pursuing an internship in an international setting or in an organization deeply engaged in international matters. Undergraduates interested in international relations, international political economy, critical global issues, and international culture and institutions are eligible to apply. Visit the Hanson Scholarship page for more information.

Rosen Family Scholarship for Science and Studies Abroad
The Rosen Family Scholarship for Science and Studies Abroad is awarded to undergraduates majoring in a physical or life science and have participated or will participate in an approved study abroad program administered by Experiential Global Learning. Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Visit the CLAS Scholarships page for more information.

The Scott Brohinsky Congressional Internship Award

This fund was established in honor of Scott Brohinsky’76 JD, whose unflagging devotion to UConn earned him its most prestigious honor as a University Medal recipient. Scott’s 21-year career at UConn in government relations and communications roles was defined by his integrity, sound judgement, and positive attitude.

Brohinsky worked with governors, state legislators, alumni, philanthropic supporters, and many other constituencies to raise the University’s profile and successfully advocate for more local fiscal and managerial authority.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an incoming or continuing undergraduate student enrolled in the University
  • Be accepted as a participant in the University’s Honors Congressional Internship Program
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a resident of the State of Connecticut

School of Business Scholarships
Undergraduate students in the School of Business are eligible to compete for Study Abroad Scholarships every year. These scholarships can be applied to any of the UConn approved study abroad programs. For questions, contact global.business@uconn.edu

Visit the Following UConn Websites for Other Sources of Scholarships

Students are encouraged to proactively seek out funding opportunities through their campus community networks!

Asian American Cultural Center
H. Fred Simons African-American Cultural Center
Office of National Scholarships
Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center 
Scholarship Links under the Office of Student Financial Aid Services.

Student spotlight of Brandon Millich. Finance major and Analytics minor. Quote “Finances should never be the sole reason to not study abroad.  Look into the fee structure of the various programs and apply for scholarships. I was actually able to pay significantly less to study abroad than my normal UConn tuition.”