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Global Leader Scholarship

Mercer University is pleased to announce its brand new Global Leadership Scholarship, available to selected students who wish to engage in long-term study abroad to deepen disciplinary subject matter from a new perspective and also have the experience of being immersed in a foreign culture for an extended period of time.

This scholarship is available specifically to students with financial need who will be studying abroad for 8 weeks or longer. Mercer University will award 8 to 10 scholarships annually of up to $8,000, depending on students' individual needs. Award amount will be determined in conjunction with the Office of Student Financial Planning at Mercer University.

To be eligible to apply, students must be accepted to study abroad on a Mercer exchange program or through one of the programs provided by an approved affiliate organization. Once they have been accepted, students may then fill out the application for the Global Leader Scholarship. Students should email the completed application to the Study Abroad Office at The scholarship will be administered by the Office of International Programs, with applications reviewed by a committee of selected faculty and staff.

Applications will open Oct. 1, and the deadline to apply for spring 2020 semester awards is Nov. 15. Awardees will be announced before the close of the fall semester. For questions about the scholarship, contact   

Global Leader Scholarship Application