Scholarship application opens October 2!
Please do not submit this application before that time!

Welcome to the
Columbia State TnCIS Study Abroad Scholarship Application!

Please carefully review the information below before starting your scholarship application.
  • All scholarship applicants must attend a study abroad information session or meet with the Director of International Education to be considered for a study abroad scholarship. Information sessions will take place at the following times.
    • September 26 at 12:30 in the Administration Building of the Williamson County Campus
    • September 28 at 12:30 in the Napier Conference Room of Jones Student center on Columbia Campus
    • October 6 at 10:00 in Warf Building, Room 205 on the Columbia Campus
    • October 10 at 12:20 in the Napier Conference Room of the Jones Student Center on Columbia Campus
    • October 13 at 10:00 in Room 104 of the Administration Building of the Williamson Campus
    • October 24 at 12:20 in Room 151 of the Lawrence County Campus
    • October 31 at 12:20 in Room 134 the Lewisburg Campus
    • If you cannot make it to one of the October meetings listed above, please e-mail Wes Dulaney at to schedule an appointment to discuss the scholarship

  • You must have a clear disciplinary record.
  • You must be enrolled in credit-bearing coursework at Columbia State during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.
  • You must have 12 college-level credit hours at Columbia State by the time the study abroad program starts.
  • You must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.0 at the time of completing the scholarship application.
    • NOTE: If you are a first-semester student without a college GPA of at least 2.0 established at Columbia State, you cannot be considered for the early round of scholarship applications.
  • You must be 18 years old by the time the study abroad program begins.
  • You must complete all items on the TnCIS application, except for the payment of the application fee.
  • You must have one faculty member submit an online recommendation through TnCIS.
  • Preference will be given to students who have financial need, students who are underrepresented in study abroad, and students who choose to study in countries outside of Western Europe.
  • Please complete this scholarship application by the deadline.
    • Early Application Deadline: November 15
    • Regular Application Deadline: February 1
  • Students who are selected to receive a scholarship will receive 60% of the student’s chosen program fee. The two (2) top scoring applicants will receive a full scholarship.
*I understand this information and I qualify to apply for the Columbia State TnCIS Study Abroad Scholarship.