Davis UWC Scholarship

Scholarship Information

Amount: Full & Partial Tuition

Voyages: Spring and Fall

Eligibility: Davis UWC Scholar at a Davis Institution

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Shelby Davis is the founder of the Davis United World College Scholars Program, which allows hundreds of students from around the world to attend U.S. colleges and universities. The goal of the Davis Scholars Program is to foster global awareness and understanding to improve international relations.

To determine the level of funding, applicants will be required to provide Semester at Sea with a comprehensive financial aid application completed by each custodial parent. The Davis UWC Scholarship will be awarded at two levels — Anchor and Neptune — based on each nominee’s demonstrated need. Scholars chosen for partial funding will be awarded a Davis UWC Anchor Scholarship. Scholars chosen for full funding we be awarded a Davis UWC Neptune Scholarship.

Applicants should apply and be admitted to the Semester at Sea program before submitting the scholarship application.

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In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a confirmed voyager who has paid your deposit.