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Rachel DiPietro-James Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Rachel DiPietro-James, an IU sophomore who died tragically in an automobile accident in February, 2008. 

One scholarship is awarded annually to an IU undergraduate student who has been accepted into the CIEE program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. All applicants will be considered for the award. The scholarship has been made possible by CIEE as well as contributions from friends and family. For more information, click here.

Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500

Scholarship requirements:
  • IUB full-time undergraduate student

  • Demonstrated commitment to study of the Spanish language

  • Minimum overall 3.00 GPA

In selecting a recipient for this award, priority will be given to students who exhibit one or more of the following characteristics: 1. Are pursuing multiple academic interests at IU 2. Demonstrate enthusiasm for the Hispanic world 3. Are involved in extra-curricular activities

Apply for the program and the scholarship through the Office of Overseas Study. See additional details here.

Study abroad is like spring training for this century. It helps you develop the fundamentals, the teamwork, and the determination to succeed."

-Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State