Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Professional Studies and Fine Arts

International Studies Minor Scholarship for Study Abroad

SDSU students have a number of options for a Study Abroad Experience, and there is also the opportunity to get an International Studies Minor from the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. The International Studies Minor Scholarship for Study Abroad will help students access this important international education experience.

Proposed eligibility criteria:

Scholarship application will be open January 1, 2017 to March 1 2017. Scholarship application due: March 1, 2017. Recipients will be notified by March 15, 2017 for summer 2017 study abroad programs.

  • SDSU student, any level, participating in an SDSU study abroad program in the upcoming academic year.
  • Minimum $550 award.
  • Recipients must have declared a minor in International Studies.
  • Essay: Please submit an essay of approximately 500 words that addresses the following questions:
    1. How will participating in this particular study abroad program fit into your personal, academic and professional goals?
    2. How will receiving this scholarship positively address your financial need? Do you have any special or extenuating financial circumstances you would like the scholarship committee to consider?

Questions regarding this scholarship can be directed to:


    Giancarlo Taylor
    Director of International Programs
    Professional Studies and Fine Arts
    Phone: 619-594-0929
    Email: gtaylor@mail.sdsu.edu
    Office: PSFA 223

For more information, please contact:

    Giancarlo Taylor
    Director of International Programs
    Professional Studies and Fine Arts
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182-4505
    phone: 619-594-0929
    fax: 619-594-6974
    office number: PSFA 223
    email: Giancarlo Taylor

Fall 2017 Office Hours:

    Tuesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Thursday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
        - and by appointment