Funding Opportunities for Students

Undergraduate Students (2017-2018)

Undergraduate students interested in applying for a study abroad scholarship should contact Undergraduate Advising in the School of Business here.

Scholarship recipients for 2016-2017:

Jordan Angel (Spain), Emily Knickle (Italy), Ben Nobles (Germany), Nicolette Melia (Italy), Bobby Chambers (New Zealand), Brendan McCauley (London)

Graduate Students (2017-2018)

GE Global Research Fellowship

For information on how to apply for a GE Global Fellowship and all requirements, please go to the GE Global Learning Center website.

GE Global Travel Scholarship

Each semester one scholarship of $1500 will be awarded to a masters level student in a UConn School of Business masters level program.  Interested applicants for the GE Global Learning Center MBA study abroad scholarship should fill out an  MBA-Travel-Scholarship-application-form.  All applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, be a matriculated student, and be enrolled in the travel course for the appropriate semester. Participating programs include FMBA, PMBA, MSFRM, MSHRM, and MSBAPM.

Please email all applications to Arminda Kamphausen, Associate Director of Global Business Programs at Arminda.Kamphausen@uconn.edu

by Friday, September 22, 2017.  We will notify the recipient of the fall award by Friday, October 6.

Ph.D. Students (2017-2018)

The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) is pleased to share with you the opportunities we have available for Ph.D. students during the 2017-2018 academic year.  All interested Ph.D. candidates should submit applications by email to ciber.general@business.uconn.edu.  Applications are due by November 10, 2017.

GE Global Learning Center Overseas Fellowships

CIBER will award a grant to a School of Business Ph.D. student who needs to visit a foreign institution for collaboration and research.  Interested students should submit a one-page statement of interest including the institution they would like to visit, the timing of the proposed trip, the type of research and/or collaboration proposed, a detailed budget (up to $1500), and a letter of support from your advisor.  Any documentation showing contact with the proposed institution should also be included.

The 2017 recipient of the GE Global Learning Center Overseas Fellowship was Jin Peng.

CIBER International Business Dissertation Support Fellowship

This grant will be awarded to a School of Business Ph.D. student working on a dissertation with an international component, with preference given to students whose research has relevance for the manufacturing industry.  Priority will be given to students who incur extra expenses as a result of pursuing international research. Please attach a proposal including information on your dissertation, a budget for your expenses, and a statement of support from your advisor, to an email by November 10, 2017.

The 2017 recipient of the CIBER International Business Dissertation Support Fellowship was Hoda Atef Yekta.

For both forms of support, the following applies:

  • All money must be spent by September 30, 2018.
  • Do not include any meals as part of your expenses.
  • If you are requesting international travel , it must be on a US carrier in accordance with the Fly America Act.
  • If you are requesting international travel, you must be able to provide all of the flight details at least 35 days in advance for federal approval.