• GCC Scholarship

Global Citizenship Certificate Scholarship

The Global Citizenship Certificate Scholarship was established in 2017, and is awarded to recognize high achieving students with documented financial need who demonstrate values of global citizenship.

Awards Offered

Awards will be presented to FSU undergraduate students who are enrolled in the Global Citizenship Certificate program who would like to use the scholarship funds to participate in a university-approved exchange program through FSU's Global Exchanges.


$1,000 to participate in an exchange in the fall or spring

$500 to participate in a summer exchange

Application Opens: September 1st for Spring applications and February 1st for Summer and Fall applications


November 1st for students accepted to participate in spring exchange

April 1st for students accepted to participate in a fall/summer exchange

Questions: Please contact Dr. Haskollar at ehaskollar@fsu.edu.


Any prospective applicant should be sure that he or she meets the specified criteria before applying for a scholarship. Please be advised that meeting the criteria for a scholarship does not guarantee receipt of the scholarship.

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Florida State University
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Be enrolled in the Global Citizenship Certificate program
  • Must be accepted into a university-approved exchange program through FSU's Global Exchanges

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following to be considered for the scholarship award:

  • Online Application
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) form
  • Release to use photo/quotes for promotional purposes
  • Unofficial copy of transcript
  • Resume

Selection Criteria

Applicants are selected based on the 5-point criteria below:

  1. Written responses to the three questions below (prompt is included on application)

    • 1. Describe your financial need. How do you plan to use this award to support your exchange? (200 words)
    • 2. Why is participating in an exchange important to you? (200 words)
    • 3. What are your plans upon return from your exchange? How do these plans further your development into a global citizen? (200 words)
  2. Academic Merit
    1. GPA (3.0 or higher)
    2. Academic Awards
  3. Need-based
    1. Expected Family Contribution (EFC) numbers will be considered
  4. Involvement
    1. Community Service
    2. Campus Involvement
    3. Leadership
  5. Must demonstrate a commitment to global citizenship

Scholarship Committee

  • Elcin Haskollar, Ph.D., Program Director, Global Citizenship Certificate (Chair)
  • Tanu Kohli, Ph.D., Teaching Faculty, Global Citizenship Certificate
  • Leigh Ann Bauer, Program Director, Exchanges & Intercultural Programs
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