Scholarships and Grants
Numerous scholarships are available to students, faculty, and staff to support international study, research, service, and travel. The Office of International Education offers support for those interested in applying for the following:
- Study Abroad Scholarships
There are a variety of scholarship options, both University-sponsored and external, for students approved to study abroad on UR programs for a semester, year or summer.
- Weinstein Grants
International Education offers merit-based grants for international projects and internships undertaken abroad during the academic year or the summer. These grants are intended to foster and support a wide range of innovative ideas and activities that will enrich applicants' knowledge and appreciation of other cultures, contribute to the international identity of the University of Richmond, and productively engage the community and organization where the project will be located.
- Fulbright Scholarships
The Fulbright Scholarship offers full support to U.S. citizens with a college degree for one year to teach and/or research in more than 140 countries around the world. Fulbright Scholars go on to careers engaged with global concerns, highly eligible for top graduate schools and well-regarded in all fields. Each year, UR students are among those selected for these prestigious awards. The application cycle begins early, so plan ahead before your senior year.
- Mitchell Scholars Program
Named to honor former U.S. Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, The Mitchell Scholars program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Other Funding Opportunities
The National Fellowships Program at the University of Richmond helps students explore and pursue the many undergraduate and post-graduate opportunities available to them. Fellowships can provide opportunities for national and international study, research, and service. For more information, see the Fellowships website.