The applicant has applied for an academically rigorous and immersive study abroad program (more than one month long in total)
The applicant studies the host country language (if not English)
The department is in a non-traditional destination where the language is not English
The student demonstrates a financial need
The FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. Those groups include, but are not limited to minority students, first-generation college students, community college students, students with disabilities, student athletes, veterans and returning learners.