Rome Experience Scholarships

Rome Scholarships


Jake Addison Scholarship

The Jake Scott Addison Memorial Scholarship is a one-time award of $500, one to a student going to Rome in the fall and one to a student going in the spring. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, have performed some kind of service to the community or to the school, and have completed an essay on the topic: "How will/does travel enrich the life and education of the UD Liberal Arts student?". The recipients will be determined by the members of Student Foundation based on fulfillment of the requirements and content of the essay. The winner shall be notified at the Farewell Dinner before their semester in Rome. The scholarship itself will be awarded to the student account at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. The Application is due March 26, 2015 for both fall and spring applicants.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Award recipients are chosen by a competitive selection process and must use the award to defray eligible study abroad costs. These costs include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. Persons interested in applying should make an appointment to meet with Mrs. Davies. For more information please visit the Gilman website at

Charles T. Uhl Rome Scholarship

The Uhl Rome Scholarship was established in honor of Charles T. Uhl by his four children: Kathy, Tom, Gary, Christine and Regina along with his wife, Nancy Uhl. Charles Uhl's love of travel, although generally limited to trips in the family van, was instilled in all of his children, including those who attended UD and the Rome semester. Since the fund was established in 2009, over 50 students have benefited with over $67,000 offered in scholarship money. The scholarship is given to those who have signed up for the Rome semester and are selected on the basis of financial need. The number of recipients is dependent on the amount of funding available each semester. Please apply online by October 7 for the spring 2016 semester. 

National Alumni Board Rome Scholarship

The University of Dallas National Alumni Board established its scholarship in 1994. Students participating in the Rome program are eligible to apply for the National Alumni Board Rome Program Scholarship. All applicants must be full-time students and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to qualify. Applicants will also be considered based on their campus involvement and commitment to community service. Applicants should contact Larisa Chavez in the Alumni Relations Office at 972-721-5012 or with any questions. Applications are not considered complete until a letter of recommendation is received by the Alumni Relations Office. Please apply online by October 7 for the spring 2016 semester.

Rome Experience Scholarship

The spirit and intent of this funding opportunity is to immediately impact the life of a student and make possible participation in the University of Dallas Rome Program. The awards will be used to provide the student a genuine Rome Program Experience, which might otherwise be out of financial reach. To be eligible, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and have demonstrable financial need. This scholarship will only be awarded to students who apply and funds will be applied during the Rome semester and to a student in good standing with the University who has been accepted into the program. This scholarship will be awarded on top of a comprehensive financial aid package. Please apply online by October 7 for the spring 2016 semester

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