Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, Law
Please note that your recommendations must be received by the deadline in order for your application to be considered complete and considered for the scholarship.
UNL Education Abroad Scholarship
Edythe Wiebers International Studies Program Scholarship
NOTE: Please only apply for this scholarship if the term you are planning to go abroad is available below.
This study abroad scholarship subsidizes expenses accompanied with involvement in a foreign language study program for UNL undergraduate students. Students may pursue study or research abroad.
Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Read, write, and speak a foreign language at a level that allows full pursuit for study or research abroad. In addition, you must be planning to study a foreign language while abroad.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0
Have completed at least 42 semester hours of undergraduate course work by the time of your program departure date.
Have worked to offset at least a portion of the cost of the student's college education using his or her own resources or can demonstrate being engaged in the university community, local community, or through volunteer or extra-curricular activities.
Students cannot receive the scholarship award more than once.
Submit a mid-term report of 800 words or less describing the progress they have made in meeting the intellectual goals set forth in their Statement of Purpose.
Give a formal presentation at UNL on a topic related to their field of study or research.
Biography of Edythe Ann Wiebers
Edythe Ann Wiebers spent much of her life studying, traveling, and working abroad. During her junior year at UNL she studied at Regensburg University in Germany. She graduated with a B.A. degree in psychology and German from UNL in 1981. In 1993, she studied at the Albert-Ludwig University in Freiburg, Germany. She got married in Hong Kong in 1990 and subsequently lived and worked in Xi'an, Shanghai and Beijing, China, where she learned to speak Chinese. In June 1996, Edye was diagnosed with cancer; she died March 13, 1998 at her home in Lincoln at age 40.