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Earn a $1,000 study abroad scholarship

Many of the Scott’s Cheap Flights team members had their first international travel experience when they studied abroad. We’d like to give others this same opportunity.
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Application Deadline
March 15, 2019
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Scholarship Award Date
March 31, 2019

Past scholarship recipients

Emily Jue
University of Texas, Austin
Awarded:
October 31, 2018
Amanda Quach
University of Washington
Awarded:
March 31, 2018
Najma Abdirahman
Portland Community College
Awarded:
October 31, 2017
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Eligibility Requirements

The Scott’s Cheap Flights Study Abroad Scholarship is open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories and possessions) who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning in 2019. All other entries will be disqualified.
Is this scholarship open to both undergraduate and graduate students?

This scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are are enrolled at an accredited higher education program in the United States (and its territories and possessions) and will be studying abroad.

Is this scholarship open to high school students?

No, this scholarship is for higher education programs only.

Is this scholarship open to teachers?

No, this scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students only.

Is there an age limit for this scholarship?

No, there is no age limit for this scholarship.

Can I apply if I am in a continuing education course, language immersion program, mission retreat, dissertation research trip, or international research conferences?

No, this scholarship is only available to undergraduate and graduate students at an accredited higher education program that will be studying abroad as part of that program.

Does Scott's Cheap Flights consider study abroad during the summer session as an eligible term to qualify?

Yes, students enrolled at an accredited higher education program and plan on studying abroad during the summer are welcome and eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Can I submit an infographic or other form of media in place of an essay?

No, we require a 500-1000 word essay to apply for this scholarship. Applications without an essay will be disqualified.

Can I apply if I am enrolled in a post-graduate course at an international school?

No, you must be enrolled in an accredited higher education program in the United States (and its territories and possessions) and will study abroad as part of that program.

Can I donate to the Scott's Cheap Flights scholarship fund?

We kindly thank you for your generous offer, however we are not currently set up to accept monetary donations at this time.

However, 100% of proceeds from our shop will go directly to the scholarship fund!

How much money will be awarded?

The Scott's Cheap Flights Scholarship awards US$1,000 two times per year.

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Official Rules

No purchase necessary. The Scott’s Cheap Flights Study Abroad Scholarship is open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories and possessions) who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning for Fall Semester 2018. All other entries will be disqualified.

Each student may only submit one entry. If it is determined that a participant has entered with more than one identity, all of the participant’s submissions will be disqualified.

Application period starts on October 16, 2018 at 12:00am PST. Winner will be notified via email on or before March 15, 2019. Scholarship money will be awarded no later than April 15, 2019.

All portions of the application must be answered and all requested documents must be attached.

Failure to fully answer the essay question or provide all documentation could deem an application ineligible.

To be considered for the scholarship, all applicants must be planning to study abroad in the 2018 or 2019 school year.

Once submitted, no confirmation email will be sent to the applicant and any other requests related to the application will not guarantee a response from Scotts Cheap Flights.

No notification will be sent to non-winning applicants.

The essay must have a title and be written in English.

Essays must be original and factually accurate, and they must not be in the public domain. The submission of false information will result in automatic disqualification. By submitting an essay to the Scott’s Cheap Flights Study Abroad Scholarship, each student acknowledges his or her understanding of and compliance with these rules. Scott’s Cheap Flights reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate for publication per the company’s discretion.

All entries must be received no later than March 15, 2019 at 11:59pm PST to be eligible for the scholarship.

Scholarship awards are non-transferable. Competition is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Winner will be solely responsible for any federal, state or local taxes. Winner must provide an email address to which Scott’s Cheap Flights can email the winner a publicity release and a W-9 for tax purposes in order to qualify for receipt of the scholarship award in the amount of $1,000. Once completed, winner must provide a valid PayPal account email address to which the scholarship funds will be sent.

All essays and all rights to their publication become the property of Scott’s Cheap Flights, which may use, edit and excerpt these entries for purposes promotional or otherwise including placing them online without compensation, additional or otherwise. Scott’s Cheap Flights reserves the right to use the winners’ names and other basic information in any advertising or promotional materials relating to this scholarship without further notification, permission, or compensation to the winner, except where prohibited by law.

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