Faculty should submit letters of recommendation as PDFs via email to calug@msu.edu.

CAL Experiential Learning Scholarship

The College of Arts & Letters has multiple scholarships for experiential learning opportunities including study abroad, study away, and internships. These financial awards are to be used toward MSU-approved, credit-bearing programs. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate, degree-seeking students with a major in the College of Arts & Letters. Please review the requirements for each scholarship category in the application. Submit only one application and your materials will be reviewed under the following five categories: Foreign Language Scholarship, Beyond Boundaries Scholarship, Excel Network Scholarship, Study Away Scholarship, Independent Internship, and Supplemental Citizen Scholar Award. These awards are eligible for summer, fall, spring academic year programs. The application deadlines: October 1 for spring programs, Dec 15 for spring break programs. The summer, fall and academic year program deadline has been extended to May 20.  Go to the application

Arts & Letters Endowed Scholarship Fund for Study Abroad

Applicants must be in their junior year when applying and be a primary major in the College of Arts & Letters. Applicants must write a statement of purpose that will focus on the integration of their international education and their personal career objectives. The amount of the award depends on available funds and will be credited during the tuition payment process. This award is eligible for summer, fall, and academic year programs only. The application deadline is March 1. Go to the application.

John W. Eadie Scholarship in Arts & Letters for International Education

Applicants must be a primary major in Arts and Letters, be junior standing (56-87 earned credits), have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and reach senior standing by the following summer or fall semester. The amount of the award depends on available funds. The award will be credited during the summer or fall tuition payment process. This award is eligible for summer, fall, and academic year programs only. The application deadline is March 1.  Go to the application.

William J. Lowe Endowed Scholarship for Undergraduate Study in Ireland

Applicants must be a primary major in Arts and Letters, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, have a sophomore or above class standing (minimum 28 credits), and planning to study abroad in Ireland for the upcoming spring, summer, or fall semesters. The amount of the award depends on available funds. The award will be credited during the tuition payment process. This award is eligible for summer, fall, and academic year programs only.  The application deadline is March 1.  Go to the application.

Margie L. Rodgers Gillette Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad

This scholarship is intended to benefit students pursuing a degree in the College of Arts & Letters who choose to participate in a study abroad program within the College. This scholarship is intended for students with financial need. Preference shall be given to students in their junior/senior year who are majoring in a foreign language with a minimum GPA of 3.0. This award is eligible for summer programs onlyThe application deadline is March 1.​​  Go to the application.

Ryder Scholarship

All MSU students who are planning to study abroad are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Past recipients have had a GPA of 3.5 or above. The amount of the award depends on available funds. The award will be credited during the tuition payment process. This award is eligible for summer, fall, and academic year programs only. The application deadline is March 1.  Go to the application.

Sara and David Taft Fellowship for Experiential Learning Opportunities in CAL

This endowment will support student experiential learning opportunities (internships or other types of practical job and learning experiences) with film, arts, and cultural organizations in Grand Traverse County. The amount of the award depends on available funds. The award will be credited during the tuition payment process. This award is eligible for summer, fall, and academic year programs only. The application deadline is March 1.  Go to the application. 

Robert and Catherine Workman Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad in Arts & Letters

This scholarship is intended to benefit students pursuing a degree in the College of Arts & Letters who choose to participate in a study abroad program within the College. Applicants must be full-time students in good standing with a declared major in the College of Arts and Letters and a GPA of 3.0 or above.  Applicants must also have applied to a CAL study abroad program. This award is eligible for summer programs onlyThe application deadline is March 1.​​  Go to the application.