2022 BPIA Scholarships for Study Abroad and Internships
For undergraduate and graduate degree students participating in international education projects and programs taking place during the Spring and Summer  semesters, Black Professionals in International Affairs(“BPIA”) will award eight (8) $1000 scholarships and four (4) $500 scholarships for a total of $10,000 dollars. The scholarships will be paid directly to the students and may be applied to costs incurred for attendance, international travel, local transportation, professional fees, lodging or per diem for the duration of the program.
Application – Deadline extended November 6, 2022; award(s) announcement November 21, 2022.
BPIA awards scholarships to individual students for international education programs/projects in the US and abroad. Individuals can currently request funds for the following categories:
Individual applicants must meet the following requirements:
BPIA scholarship selection process:
All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements of the BPIA scholarship award will be evaluated by the selection committee on an objective and non-discriminatory basis. The selection committee will select the scholarship recipients based on the availability of scholarships and the overall strength of the applications received, giving weight to such factors as academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, financial need, and situational hardship.
Application guidelines: Deadline [October 30, 2022]
Reply to each of the items listed below. Type the application using 12-font on 8.5” x 11” paper. Attach scanned copies of requested documents. Save document and include your name as the file subject. Submit the application in a single attached PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org
THINGS TO CONSIDER PRIOR TO BEGINNING YOUR STUDY ABROAD/INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: