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Caterpillar Foundation China Scholarship
Program Terms: Fall,
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Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Earned Hours Required: 30 S.H.
Program Advisor: Ehren Kuzekov
Program Description:
Caterpillar Foundation Scholarship
Receive up to $14,250!
Study Abroad in China Scholarship - Fall 2014

The Caterpillar Foundation is making funds available to support study abroad opportunities in China for students at selected accredited colleges and universities. The Office of Study Abroad is pleased to announce that WIU has been selected to award three scholarships for semester-long study in China during the Fall 2014 semester. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2014.

Scholarship Award Criteria:
  • Must be a student in one of the following majors: Accountancy, Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Network Technologies or Supply Chain Management.
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student at the sophomore level or above (30 s.h. earned), in good judicial standing.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.8; preference will be given to those who show high academic performance.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, temporary resident who has applied for or been granted amnesty by INS, or a refugee/asylee; must be able to establish employment eligibility under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. International students are not eligible.
  • Diversity focus: preference will be given to students from minority populations and/or those who are of low/middle income according to Federal Student Aid standards.
  • Full- time enrollment in international study abroad coursework in China while participating.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 03/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.