Sankofa Birds African Heritage Room 

The Summer Study Abroad scholarships sponsored by the Nationality Rooms Committees reflect decades of work by those committees to honor an ideal--education through cultural exchange.  After their rooms were built, the groups decided to stay together to raise funds enabling eligible University of Pittsburgh students to study abroad, thereby experiencing another culture in depth.

Click on the right sidebar Summer Study Abroad for eligibility information.  The information sessions are for 2015 Scholarships are posted below


Wednesday Oct. 1st.  10:00-11:00

Tuesday Oct. 7th.  1:30–2:30 

Wednesday Oct. 15th.  10:00–11:00

Tuesday Oct. 21.   1:30–2:30

Wednesday Oct. 29th.   10:00–11:00


Thursday Nov. 6th.   1:30 – 2:30 

Monday Nov. 10th.  10:00–11:00

Thursday Nov. 20th.   1:30–2:30

Monday Nov. 24th.   10:00–11:00



Tuesday Dec. 2nd.   1:30–2:30 

Friday Dec. 13th.   10:00–11:00

Tuesday Dec. 16th.   1:30–2:30 



Monday Jan. 5th.   10:00–11:00

Wednesday Jan. 14th.   1:30–2:30

Monday Jan. 19th.   10:00–11:00


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Use the webform to register for one session, when the scholarship season is open.

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List of Scholarships

Check back in late 2014 for what will be offered.  Select from the pull-down menus to filter by Country/Region and/or Eligibility.