Komar Shideler Centennial Scholars Study Abroad Scholarship

The Komar Shideler Study Abroad Scholarship was established in 2019 through the generosity of Ross Shideler and Kathleen Komar. Preference will be given to Comparative Literature and Scandinavian Languages majors/minors and Nordic Studies majors, followed by students pursuing a major in the humanities. Students participating in the UCLA Summer Travel Study Program: Scandinavian Section: In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen (independent of major) will be considered next. Students with high financial need and who have not studied abroad will be given priority. See Eligibility Criteria.

Note: IEO strives to provide scholarship funds broadly to assist the maximum number of applicants. As such, multiple awards per applicant are unlikely.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please select your study abroad program/term:
  2. If you selected "UCLA Travel Study - Summer", are you participating in the "ELTS: In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen" program?
  3. Are you a Comparative Literature or Scandinavian Languages major or minor or a Nordic Studies major?
  4. Are you pursuing a major or a minor in the humanities?
  5. Prior Study Abroad Experience:
    • Have you previously studied abroad?
    • If so, where, when and for how long? (If no, please enter N/A)
  6. Please share an example(s) of a time in which you made a mistake and how you resolved it. (300 words)
  7. Please describe how (or if) your field of study relates to your study abroad program. Give two specific examples, explaining how your study abroad program will help you achieve your academic and career goals. (300 words)
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