KIIS Offers One $500 Scholarship for Each Summer Program
*Note 1: Summer Ecuador applicants: Kentucky Ecuador Partners (KEP) offers an additional $500 scholarship to a KIIS Ecuador student. Click here to apply for the KEP scholarship. KIIS Ecuador students may apply for both the KIIS and KEP $500 scholarships.
*Note 2: As it is two weeks in length (a 3-credit program), the KIIS Spain-May program scholarship is valued at $250 (not $500).
KIIS Summer Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
Currently enrolled at a college or university that is a full member of the KIIS consortium.
Be returning as a student to your college or university during the academic year following your KIIS summer abroad program.
Have at least a 3.0 overall GPA
Demonstrate financial need (complete personal statement and/or financial aid statement - see below):
Submit your KIIS study abroad application (including all supporting materials) and pay your $250 application fee by February 15.
A Complete KIIS Scholarship Application Consists of:
Completed scholarship application form
Prepare a personal statement explaining your need for financial assistance to study abroad (1-2 page essay)
If receiving financial aid, have a financial aid counselor at your college or university complete the KIIS financial aid statement
Deadline: Email above materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15 (or following business day if February 15 falls on weekend/holiday)
Notification: KIIS informs scholarship applicants 6 weeks after the February 15 deadline.