Barnes & Noble Scholarship Education Abroad Funding

This is an application for financial support through the Office of Global Programs at Penn State Abington, funded by Barnes & Noble and the Literacy Across Borders grant. In order to be eligible to apply, you must have submitted a semester long education abroad application through the Penn State Global Portal or have placed a deposit for a faculty led embedded program. If you are selected to receive this financial support and accept it, you will be required to submit a thank you letter to donors and create a blog post about your study abroad experience upon re-entry. Please complete the application and submit as a Word Document or PDF to Patricia Smith at the Office of Global Programs ([email protected]). For questions, please email Patricia Smith or call at 215-881-7657.


For Fall 2019 Study Abroad: OCTOBER 4th, 2019

For Spring 2020 Study Abroad: DECEMBER 2nd, 2019

Personal Info
Are you a First Generation College Student (the first in your family to go to college)?
Do you have a FAFSA on file with Penn State University
Do you currently possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above?
Do you have a Pell Grant as part of your financial aid package?
Program Info
Program Outcomes
Would you be willing to connect with students interested in study abroad after your semester experience is completed?