Spanish American Institute of International Education - SAIIE - SAIIE Academic Scholarship

It is the goal of the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) Academic Scholarship to make studying abroad and participating on the SAIIE study abroad program more financially attainable for student from all universities and colleges.

SAIIE is now offering, during spring and fall terms, Academic scholarships (one each term) available to all students participating in our Study Abroad Program.  Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.  Each scholarship is worth $1500.

To apply to the SAIIE Academic Scholarship students must download and complete the following two forms:

SAIIE Academic Scholarship Application Form
SAIIE Academic Scholarship Essay
SAIIE Academic Scholarship Recommendation Form
SAIIE Academic Scholarship Recommendation Letter

Please return these forms, the recommendation letter, and the essay signed and completed to the Planning and Development Director and Coordinator of Programs, Sean Chipres by scanning and emailing them to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. or by sending them via mail:

Spanish-American Institute of International Education
Cuesta del Rosario 8, casa 1, 3a planta
41004 Seville, Spain

Eligible students must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
  • Be a full-time degree-seeking student in the semester preceding and following the education abroad experience.
  • Be participating on the SAIIE education abroad program
  • Agree to volunteer at two education abroad events and to serve as an Education Abroad Ambassador for SAIIE one semester following their international experience.
  • Give a presentation to their faculty upon completion of the program.
  • Have completed and submitted all scholarship forms above

Applications must be received by the following dates:

  • Spring: November 15
  • Fall: May 10

How many scholarships are available?
One scholarship per term.

Scholarship Process
Candidates who are eligible will have their scholarship application and essay assessed by our board of directors. Successful applicants will be notified via e-mail approximately 2-4 weeks after the SAIIE Academic Scholarship application submission deadline.