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 was initially made possible by CIEE, but has been permanently continued through 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

All applicants to the CIEE Buenos Aires program through the IU Office of Overseas Study will be automatically considered for this scholarship.