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Education Abroad

VCU Scholarships

Students are encouraged to apply to any of the numerous scholarships VCU offers for studying abroad.

Randi Buerlein Scholarship

The Randi Buerlein Service-Learning Scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University was established in 2013 upon the retirement of Ms. Randi Buerlein in honor of her commitment to international service-learning. Ms. Buerlein directed education abroad programs to the Dominican Republic and Ghana during her tenure as a faculty member in the School of Social Work. This scholarship is designed to support VCU students who intend to participate in service-learning projects abroad.

Eligible students will meet the following criteria:
• Have at least a 2.75 GPA (cumulative)
• Participate in a service-learning program abroad

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Presidential International Education Award

The Presidential International Education Award was established in 1988 to increase opportunities for undergraduate students at VCU to internationalize their education. This award is open to undergraduates in any major with a commitment to international education.  
 
Eligible students will meet the following criteria:
• Have at least a 2.5 GPA (cumulative)
• Must be a degree-seeking undergraduate
• Participate in an approved program abroad
• Register the academic program with VCU Education Abroad prior to departure

Airfare Voucher Award

The Airfare Voucher Award was established on behalf of VCU students through the VCU Office of Procurement Services. This award program uses the Delta Bonus SkyMiles the university accrues and donates them to students to support study abroad.  The award is open to undergraduate and graduate students in any major.
 
Eligible students will meet the following criteria:
Have at least a 2.0 GPA (cumulative).
Participate in an approved credit-bearing program abroad.
Register the academic program with VCU Education Abroad prior to departure.
 
 

VCU departmental scholarships

Other scholarships are provided to VCU students from various university schools and departments. Please review the full list of scholarships for more information.

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