International Student Advancement Award

Scholarship Information

Amount: $3,500–$10,000

Voyages: Spring and Fall

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a university outside of the United States.

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This scholarship is intended to help international students who study outside of the U.S. This aid is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership experience, and financial need. Students are asked how they will participate in the shipboard community in order to help bypass barriers between cultures and facilitate a respectful and inclusive environment.

Award recipients will be strongly encouraged to conduct an Explorer Seminar on the ship and are required to serve as a Global Ambassador once they return to their home university.

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