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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 12/09/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: This application is NOT rolling admissions. There will be two more deadlines for Summer 2020 students on December 9th and February 15th.
Spring 2020 12/09/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: This application is NOT rolling admissions. There will be one more deadline on December 9th for Spring students.
Fall 2020 12/09/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: This application is NOT rolling admissions. There will be three more deadlines on December 9th, February 15th and April 15th for Fall students.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

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OGE Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Scholarship

The Asia-Georgia Internship Connection scholarship awards up to $5,000 per student. Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students are eligible. The primary objective of this grant is to fund academic credit bearing internships; however, a small subset of grants can be used to fund students receiving academic credit for international research opportunities.

Internships/Volunteer opportunities MUST last for a minimum of 4 weeks and MUST be for academic credit. There is no maximum limit on internship/volunteering duration. Internships/volunteering MUST be conducted in southeast Asia. Preference is given to students traveling to Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, but scholarships may be considered for students interning in other countries within the region as well. You MUST be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. Only one application may be submitted per student.

DEADLINES FOR ASIA-GEORGIA INTERNSHIP CONNECTION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is NOT rolling admissions.  The upcoming deadlines are December 3rd and February 18th.   Each student may only submit one application.

GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY FOR PROGRAM

The UGA Office of Global Engagement was awarded $200,000 from the Freeman Foundation to provide grants for professional experience in Southeast Asia. The primary objective of this grant is to fund internships (preferably related to their career goals), however a small subset of grants can be used to fund students applying to study abroad programs with a credit bearing internship component. Currently enrolled UGA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible. Internships/Volunteer opportunities MUST last for a minimum of 4 weeks and MUST earn academic credit for the internship. There is no maximum limit on internship/volunteer duration. Internships/volunteer program MUST be conducted in Southeast Asia. You MUST be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR APPLICATION

Students must have a program application in the StudyAway Portal to be considered for this scholarship. If your program is not listed as an option, please apply to the Non-UGA General Program for credit transfer programs or the General Independent Experience Abroad application for direct UGA credit programs that are not Faculty-Led.  If you are unsure which category your program would fall under please email studyaway@uga.edu.
 

TIPS FOR FINDING AN INTERNSHIP

Here is a PDF of some internship programs organized by region, length of internship, academic areas, and program providers: Internship Opportunities in Asia

Eligible Countries
Cambodia Eligible Countries
China
Hong Kong
Indonesia
Japan
South Korea
Laos
Macao
Malaysia
Mongolia
The Philippines
Singapore
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam

Other countries may be considered. Contact Global Education for more information (studyaway@uga.edu)