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Winter 2017 study abroad scholarship available through CCSA

August 22, 2016

Study in Finland

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad Storyteller Scholarship encourages student participation in CCSA programs by offering a means for students to tell their own CCSA stories.

The awardee is expected to provide CCSA quality writing and/or imagery. The deliverable product must be appropriate for the CCSA web site, although the student may propose alternative formats such as a blog or a YouTube project.

Finlandia University is a proud member of the CCSA, which means FinnU students have an inside track at these scholarships. Below is additional information on the scholarship.

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Cooperative Center for Study Abroad logoAward Structure

  • One or more scholarships may be awarded for each CCSA program.
  • Maximum of $1,000 per individual award.
  • The awardee grants CCSA free use of the final project in whole or in part.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be enrolled in a CCSA program for academic credit
  • Be a full-time student at a CCSA member college or university, and
  • Complete the requirements outlined below by the published deadlines.
  • An essay of 300 words in length that addresses the question: “What do I hope to gain from this CCSA experience?”
  • A short statement (one paragraph) regarding the intended design of your project and how it will be delivered (made available) to CCSA
  • A sample of work to show technical and creative ability to deliver the project to CCSA.
  • Applications will be evaluated by how closely the student ties the content of his/her essay to the specific program for which he/she has applied.

Review Process

  • A top applicant and alternate will be selected for each program.
  • The amount of award will be based on the quality of the proposed project.
  • CCSA reserves the right to make no awards for any program.

Award Process

  • An award letter will be sent via email to the top applicant and CCSA Campus Rep with deadline to confirm acceptance. The letter will state requirements and expectations.
  • Upon acceptance, the award will be made as a reduction in the final payment.
  • If the top applicant withdraws or becomes ineligible, the alternate will be offered the award.

Applications are being accepted at ccsa.ca.


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