Up to three scholarships shall be awarded each year on the following basis: 

Commitment to Global Service

Interview to assess interest in international work, willingness to serve abroad, demonstrated commitment to international service, interpersonal relationship skills, and ability to cope living in a different culture and international setting for one year or more

Financial Need

Actual need for financial assistance which takes into account amount of loan repayment and any stipend/salaries provided by the international site


Feedback attesting to applicant’s initiative, leadership, strength of character, and high standards of conduct

Site Needs

Specific skills, expertise, or profession that is needed by the international site