Study Abroad: Undergraduate STEM Student Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in Italy


Scholarship Programs for Undergraduate Students

Euroscholars

The Euroscholars program is designed for students seeking to explore the potential for a career in research. Candidates participate in a research project at a local institution, which consists of a literary review, and elective language course. Programs run for 1 academic semester. Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate study program at the junior or senior level, and must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 5.0 scale.

Agencies involved: Euroscholars

Key Dates: Deadline April 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester. Since semester starting dates vary per host university, later applications may be taken into consideration. 


The Fulbright US Student Program to Italy brings students and researchers abroad to conduct research studies at Italian universities. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and must be proficient in the Italian language.

Agencies involved: Fulbright Scholars Program

Key Dates: Application deadline October 15, 2013


Summer Internship and Study Abroad Programs

The Summer Archeology Program allows undergraduate students to pursue studies in archaeology in Naples or Alicante, Italy. Candidates attend classes as well as carry out field research, and participate in local cultural activities. Candidates must maintain GPA of 2.75 or higher on 5.0 scale. Program credits substantiate 4.5 undergraduate quarter hours.

Agencies involved: The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Key Dates: Application deadline April 1, 2014 for Summer 2014 program


The Language + Culture Program allows students to study Italian in Ferrara, Italy for 6-12 month periods. Candidates attend classes in Italian as well as participating in local excursions and cultural activities. Homestay is available. Candidates must maintain an average GPA or 3.0 or higher on a 5.0 scale. Program credits substantiate 25.5 undergraduate quarter hours.

Agencies involved: The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Key Dates: Application deadline April 1, 2014 for Fall 2014 program