George and Lynn Puia International Studies Endowment

This scholarship assists with expenses for a study abroad experience. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have achieved minimum sophomore standing (31 credits or more), a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must not have participated in a study abroad program. Recipients may not be participants in a SVSU group program with substantial study abroad components supported all or in part by those programs (faculty-led programs). Students participating in non-credit or fully-funded programs are NOT eligible (Study Abroad 101, Shih Hsin University, Ming Chuan University, Shikoku University, Daegu University, etc.)

Dr. George and Mrs. Lynn Puia
Study Abroad Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you participated in a previous study abroad program?
  2. Is your study abroad experience part of a fellowship that pays for all or most of your travel expenses?
  3. Are you planning to participate in an SVSU-recognized study abroad program? (Includes semesters abroad as well as faculty-led study abroad trips.)
  4. If you are participating in an SVSU-recognized study abroad program, please name the program and the semester in which you will be studying abroad.
  5. Please write a 500-word essay describing your goals and what you hope to gain by studying abroad, the type of destination that most interests you, and your financial need for a study abroad scholarship.