International Study Abroad Scholarship Application

To encourage USD law students to engage in international study, USD School of Law offers scholarships for students pursuing coursework, research or internships abroad. The International Study Abroad Scholarship is available for USD law students only.

If you are a USD law student who is interested in submitting an application to be considered for a USD International Study Abroad Scholarship, please complete the web form below. Please attach your resumé and a brief essay (1-2 pages) describing the program you have selected, how this experience will enhance your legal education and why you require financial assistance.

Applications are reviewed once each program's application deadline has been reached.

International Study Abroad Scholarship Application

Students may submit this funding request for any international activity likely to enhance the student's legal education.

These may include internships with:

  • governmental, private or non-profit employers in foreign countries,
  • USD-sponsored summer and semester study abroad programs,
  • research projects in foreign countries under the direction of a USD or
  • foreign faculty member or other supervised study abroad experience

All scholarship applications are reviewed by a committee and approval is based on financial need, academic merit and potential and the value of the international experience to the student.