Study Abroad Scholarship

Ronald A. Stewart Fund for International Study and Service

Ronald A. Stewart PhD, established the Ronald A. Stewart Fund for International Study and Service at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences to award qualified students with scholarship assistance so that they may engage in study and service around the globe. Dr. Stewart, a graduate of the Mandel School Master of Nonprofit Organizations degree program and an avid world traveler, participated in four Mandel School study abroad programs: Ecuador, Greece, Israel and the Netherlands.

This scholarship is designed to provide financial support for graduate students enrolled in the Master of Science in Social Administration degree program and/or the Master of Nonprofit Organizations degree program, who are studying abroad as part of a faculty-led, for-credit, structured learning program with the Mandel School.

Approximately two $500 scholarships will be awarded per academic year.

Criteria

Students are selected for this scholarship based on the quality of their application combined with demonstrated financial need, as determined by the Mandel School International Education Programs Office and the Mandel School Financial Aid Office.

  1. Applicants must be graduate students enrolled in the Master of Science in Social Administration degree program and/or the Master of Nonprofit Organizations degree program at Case Western Reserve University.

  2. Applicants must be enrolled in a Mandel School faculty-led, for-credit study abroad course.

  3. Students may only receive this award once per lifetime.

  4. As a native of rural Ohio, Dr. Stewart is keenly aware of the need to engage young people, especially those from Appalachia, in the consideration of contemporary global issues and to encourage their participation in the delivery of community based solutions inspired by these increased awarenesses. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from one of the high schools located among Ohio’s Appalachian-designated counties: Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Carroll, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mahoning, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton or Washington) 

  5. Preference will be given to students who will engage in service learning while studying abroad.

Deadlines

  • Oct. 1 for winter break study abroad programs
  • Feb. 1 for spring break and May study abroad programs.

Applications should be submitted to Valerie Rambin. Applications will not be accepted after the posted deadline.

Questions

Contact Dr. David B. Miller or Valerie Rambin for more information.