Richard and Patricia Dremuk Study Abroad Award

The purpose of this opportunity is to support research and scholarly related travel for students. This award will support study abroad travel for a summer program of at least 28 days, a semester or a year.

Awards will be limited to travel in the Western hemisphere in countries other than the United States that speak Spanish, Portuguese and French as their primary language – Canada and Mexico are excluded. Student travel funds can be used to support the following expenses within reasonable limits:

  1. Air, train, bus, or taxi fare
  2. Car or van rental
  3. Gas (if traveling by personal vehicle)
  4. Lodging expenses

Students must apply at least six months before they are scheduled to depart. Applications are reviewed by the Study Abroad Office. Travel support cannot be provided for travel that has already occurred.
Note that students applying in the Spring cycle would study abroad the following Spring due to the 6 month lead time.

Eligible Destinations

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

varies, as funds are available
Area of Interest
International Affairs
Supplemental Questions
  1. Indicate your Study Abroad destination
  2. Enter the term you will study abroad
  3. Enter the length in days of your study abroad program
  4. When do you expect to graduate and with what degree(s)? (NOTE: Include concurrent degrees and/or specializations)
  5. Please describe your financial need for this award within one typed page, double-spaced.
  6. Please upload an essay (maximum of one typed page, double spaced) describing your motivation for increasing international awareness at SIUE, your activities on campus to promote international awareness and a reflection on your success and/or impact in promoting international awareness.
  7. I hereby authorize the release of information contained in my post-acceptance survey for the purpose of donor relations and SIUE publications.
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