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SWEA OC Scholarship

2022-23 Academic Year

General information 
SWEA Orange County offers an annual scholarship to one or two full-time university students interested in getting to know the Swedish culture, country, and language while conducting university studies at selected universities in Sweden. The amount of the scholarship is determined each year by the members of SWEA Orange County.
In 2022 the amount is $5000 each to either one or two recipients. The scholarship is available to students of sophomore or higher standing accepted to the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) at the University of California, Irvine. UCEAP has partnerships with the universities of Lund and Stockholm. Minimum GPA required is 3.0.

The qualified applicant must submit a completed application form and an academic transcript. He or she must also write an essay describing the purpose of the visit as well as the reason for the interest in Sweden.
With guidance from the UCEAP, SWEA OC Board of Directors selects the recipient, typically in the spring before the upcoming academic year.
Upon return to California the student will be expected to attend a SWEA event and share his/her experiences and impressions of Sweden with SWEA OC.

The scholarship is not available for any member of SWEA Orange County.
The application form and an essay (see application package, p.1) must be emailed to UCI Scholarship Department at scholarships(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)
Deadline for the academic year 2022-23 is March 31, 2022.

For more information contact sweaoc.scholarship(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

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About SWEA

The Swedish Women’s Educational Association, referred to as SWEA but officially designated SWEA International, Inc., is a global non-profit organization that promotes Swedish traditions and learning while creating a network for Swedish and Swedish-speaking women who reside or have resided outside of Sweden. SWEA Orange County is one of its 75 chapters with 7,500 members worldwide. For more information, visit