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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:
This scholarship is for UT Dallas students who are participating in an Education Abroad program.  If awarded an IEF scholarship, all requirements in your program application will need to be completed before funds can be disbursed.
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Program Overview New Scholarship Overview
The International Education Fund (IEF) Scholarship is offered to students interested in studying abroad and is based on the availability of funds, number of students applying, and the quality of the application. To be considered, applications and both faculty/staff recommendations must be submitted by the application deadline corresponding to each study abroad term:
  • Fall semester: July 15
  • Spring semester: November 15
  • Summer semester: April 15
About Icon Application Includes:
  • Scholarship Application
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (requested and submitted using the Comets Abroad Portal)
Academic Programs Eligibility
  • Enrolled in UT Dallas courses involving study abroad or enrolled in a study abroad program that transfers credit back to UT Dallas for the semester of the scholarship.
  • Enrolled at least part-time with UT Dallas at the time of application.
  • Students must have a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA from UT Dallas.
  • Students applying for the IEF Scholarship for short-term (customized) programs must have successfully completed a minimum of 12 (undergraduate) or 9 (graduate) semester credit hours at UT Dallas (residential hours) by program start date.
  • Students from the Executive Division of the Naveen Jindal School of Management are not eligible for IEFS.
  • International students intending to pursue international educational programs in their home countries are not eligible for the IEF Scholarship.
  • Students who receive funds from the International Education Fund must comply with all regulations and policies established by Education Abroad at UT Dallas. Students must complete necessary paperwork to maintain active student status at UT Dallas while they are away. Upon return, students must complete all credit transfer procedures and submit a reflection about the program.
Award Award Amount
The amount of scholarship funds awarded to scholarship recipients depends upon the student’s length of program and financial need. For financial need to be considered, the student must have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.
Length of Trip No Financial Need Financial Need
Less than 4 weeks $400 $800
Summer/Partial Semester, 4-10 weeks $1000 $1600
Full Semester, over 10 weeks $1600 $3200
Full Year, 2 semesters or more $2000 $4000
Scholarship Contact Information
UT Dallas Education Abroad
Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400

Walk-in Advising: Tuesday-Thursday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 07/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.