Spanish American Institute of International Education - SAIIE - SAIIE Alumni Scholarship

It is the goal of the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) Alumni Scholarship to make studying abroad and participating on the SAIIE study abroad program more financially attainable for student from all universities and colleges.

SAIIE is now offering, during spring and fall terms, Siblings or any other family member of SAIIE alumni the chance to receive a 10% discount if they enroll in a SAIIE semester or any other short term program offered at SAIIE (summer or winterim). 

To apply to the SAIIE Alumni Scholarship students must download and complete the following two forms:

SAIIE Alumni Scholarship Application Form
SAIIE Alumni Scholarship Essay
SAIIE Alumni Scholarship Recommendation Form
SAIIE Alumni Scholarship Recommendation Letter

Please return these forms, the recommendation letter, and the essay signed and completed to the Planning and Development Director, Sean Chipres by scanning and emailing them to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. or by sending them via mail:

Spanish-American Institute of International Education
Cuesta del Rosario 8, casa 1, 3a planta
41004 Seville, Spain

Eligible students must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Be a full-time degree-seeking student in the semester preceding and following the education abroad experience.
  • Be participating on the SAIIE education abroad program
  • Agree to volunteer at one education abroad event and to serve as an Education Abroad Ambassador for SAIIE one semester following their international experience.
  • Write a blog during their study abroad experience
  • Have completed and submitted all scholarship forms above

Applications must be received by the following dates:

  • Spring: November 1
  • Fall: June 1
  • Summer: April 15

How many scholarships are available?

Scholarship Process
Candidates who are eligible will have their scholarship application and essay assessed by our board of directors. Successful applicants will be notified via e-mail approximately 2-4 weeks after the SAIIE Alumni Scholarship application submission deadline.