Scholarship Opportunities for Outgoing Exchange Students

Western's Global Opportunities Awards - Scholarships available to Western students participating in an international learning opportunity (including exchange programs).   Application deadlines are November 15 and March 15. ($1000)

Western Alumni Global Opportunities Award in Law - Scholarships available to Western Law students participating in an international study program (including exchange programs).  Applications to be submitted per requirements for Western's Global Opportunities Awards.  This award was established by generous gifts from Western Alumni through Western.  ($1000 - $2000)

Cheryl Waldrum Global Opportunities Award in Law - Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Faculty of Law who is participating in Western Law's exchange program for one term at the University of Otago in New Zealand.  Applications to be submitted per requirements for Western's Global Opportunities Awards. This award was established by Dr. Craig Brown in memory of Cheryl Waldrum, a graduate of, and a faculty member at, both Western Law and the University of Otago.  ($2000)

David and Betty Nelson Global Opportunities Award  - Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Faculty of Law who is participating in Western Law's exchange program for one term, with preference being given to the University of Bergen in Norway.  Applications to be submitted per requirements for Western's Global Opportunities Awards. This award was established by Andrea Streufert in memory of her parents, David and Betty Nelson, descendants of Norwegian immigrants.  ($2000)

Richard Ivey Foundation Scholarship for International Exchange Program - Administered by Western International.  Application form will be provided in late Spring and requires a one-page essay. Applicants must have a Law grade average of A- and will be evaluated on their overall academic record, participation in extra-curricular activities and financial need.  ($5000)

Sun Light Foundation International Exchange Award - Administered by Western International.  Selection will be based on academic achievement and the candidate's fitness as an ambassador of Western.  Application information will be provided in late summer. Students receiving any other exchange scholarship or fellowship are not eligible to receive this award.  ($2000)

Western Study Abroad Bursaries - Administered by Western's Student Financial Services office.  Awarded to Western undergraduate students participating in a formal outbound exchange program.  Students must demonstrate financial need to be considered. The Financial Assistance Profile (FAP) available through the Students Services website must be completed by the deadline to be considered for this bursary.  (up to $1000)

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) - Scholarship opportunity for participants at our UK exchange partners: University of Nottingham and University of Leeds. Application deadline is June 15.  (£500)

Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Canadians - Scholarship opportunity for exchange terms at partner schools in the United States.  Western Law students who have not previously received an undergraduate degree may be eligible to apply through the open competition.  Applications information available from the Western International Exchange Office. Application deadline is January 31. (US$5000)

Swedish Women's Educational Association (SWEA) - Scholarship opportunity for students studying in Sweden who have a keen interest in learning more about Swedish culture and society, with preference given to students completing their undergraduate degree.  Application information is normally available in late spring with an application deadline in early May.  (up to $1500)

Baden-Württemberg Stipendium - In previous years, the University of Mannheim has selected Western Law to be one of it's partner schools eligible to participate in this scholarship opportunity.  It is not yet known whether this scholarship will be available for the 2017-18 academic year. Western Law students who are selected for an exchange term at the University of Mannheim will be notifiied with more details, if this scholarship becomes available. In the past, the application deadline was March 31.  (approx. 600 Euros/month)

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) offers a scholarship opportunity to highly qualified undergraduate students to support an exchange term in Germany.  Application deadline is January 31.  (approx. 650 Euros/month)