Haenicke Institute for Global Education
Study Abroad Scholarship

 The Haenicke Institute for Global Education offers need- and merit-based scholarships for short-term study abroad programs directed by WMU faculty in late spring, summer I and summer II semesters. Need-based awards are worth up to $1,500; merit-based awards are worth up to $1,000.

Eligible students may apply for one or both awards. Twenty-three short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs are being offered in 2014 and are eligible for scholarship consideration. Program list follows; titles are linked to comprehensive program brochures.



Minimum Qualifications:

Enrollment  in a WMU degree-granting program; students who have completed WMU degree requirements are not eligible for this scholarship. The cost estimate from the online program brochure (list follows) is the official financial aid budget. Applicants who have not filed a FAFSA with the WMU Financial Aid office are not eligible for need-based awards.

  • All WMU students may be considered for merit-based award on competitive basis – GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents may also apply for need-based awards, which are based on demonstrated financial need (FAFSA required) and expected family contribution (EFC) calculation.
  • Admission and commitment (deposit made) to a summer study abroad program taught by WMU faculty.
 March 1

Summer I (one in spring noted below)

 April 1
 Summer II

Additional resources:

The following programs are eligible for the
Haenicke Institute for Global Education Study Abroad Scholarship:


International Perspectives on Aging

Dublin, Belfast, Ballyshannon, Cashel; Ireland



Books Arts in Venice
Cornuda, Verona, Venice, Italy

Cultural Connections in Senegal: Causes of Globalization and Consequences on Systems

Dakar, Senegal

Discover Beijing and Inner Mongolia, China

Hohhot, Inner Mongolia and Beijing, China

Engineering in China

Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai, China

German Business and Culture

Berlin and Paderborn, Gerrmany

Global Business in Thailand

Bangkok , Thailand

Japanese Religion and Culture

Kyoto, Nikko and Tokyo; Japan

Latin American Economies

Montevideo, Uruguay and Buenos Aires, Argentina

Life and Leisure in Ancient Rome

Rome, Italy

Spanish in Quito, Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

Tropical Biology in Belize

Punta Gorda, Belize



Arabic Studies in Emirates

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Business and Culture in South America: Chile

Santiago, Chile

Chinese Language and Culture

Beijing, China

Focus on Health Care: Summer School Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands

International Perspectives on Aging

Dublin, Belfast, Ballyshannon, Cashel; Ireland

Laval Summer Program

Quebec, Canada

Media Ethics and Culture in London

London, United Kingdom

Summer in Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Tourism Spaces of the United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

University of Cantabria (graduate)


University of Cantabria (undergraduate)

Santander, Spain

WMU Study Abroad online program search