Haenicke Institute for Global Education Study Abroad Office Scholarship

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The Haenicke Institute for Global Education (HIGE) Study Abroad Office Scholarship: All WMU students who have applied to a Study Abroad or Virtual Study Abroad program administered by WMU Study Abroad and have an application via the WMU Study Abroad application system (Broncos Abroad) are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are awarded primarily based on demonstrated financial need (Pell grant eligibility), with academic merit (GPA), also determining awards. 

Scholarship amounts range from $500 - $1,250

Please note: Some exceptions apply to programs that do not entail air transportation and to those that WMU Study Abroad and The Haenicke Institute have made other financial arrangements and commitments. Additionally, not all applicants will receive scholarship funding, so it is important to determine other means for funding your study abroad program costs.

Application Procedures:

Students are not required to submit a separate scholarship application and instead their WMU Study Abroad program application is utilized as their application to be considered for HIGE study abroad scholarships. 

Eligibility requirements

  • Good academic standing.
  • Enrollment in a WMU degree-granting program; students who graduate before the start of the study abroad course are not eligible.
  • Students must submit their completed program application by the relevant deadline in order to be considered for the scholarship. 
  • Students must ultimately be accepted and commit to participating in their study abroad or virtual study abroad program to be eligible.



 The application deadline is the application deadline assigned to the study abroad program to which the student is applying.