Residence in Santa Clara County, CA for minimum of 6 months
Undergraduate student with minimum of 60 units by start of program
Academic excellence (3.0 Cumulative GPA or above)
- Matriculated student participating in a U.S. university certified study abroad program in Florence, Italy (or enrolled at the University of Florence). Student can be enrolled in Stanford’s BOSP Florence program for at least one quarter.
The Italy Sister-County Study Abroad Scholarship does not have a campus process. The national deadline is always in April. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.
Should I apply?
Important information, which can help you determine if the Italy Sister-County Study Abroad Scholarship is right for you, can be found here: https://stanford.box.com/Should-I-Apply-General-Handout
Additional information on the Italy Sister-County Study Abroad Scholarship, including application criteria, can be found at: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/sistercounty/Italy/scholarship/Pages/scholarship.aspx
How the ORC can help
After reading this website and the official Italy Sister-County Study Abroad Scholarship website you should attend an information session. Info sessions can be found at http://bechtel.stanford.edu/overseas-scholarships
Italy Sister-County Study Abroad Scholarship
The County of Santa Clara and the Province of Florence have a Sister-County relationship that promotes intercultural educational exchanges between these regions. Every year, the County of Santa Clara, California USA/ Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a university-certified study abroad program in Florence, Italy.