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Only Tufts University students who are registering for Tufts in Talloires and qualified high school students applying to the Tufts Summit program may apply for a European Center Scholarship.

Factors taken into consideration for scholarship awards include: financial need, academic merit/G.P.A., civic-mindedness, and the actual scholarship application.

Scholarships offered by the Tufts European Center are separate from Financial Aid and are funded by generous gifts from the many alumni and friends of the Tufts European Center. If you would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund, please click here.

Tufts in Talloires

All scholarship applications will be considered on a rolling basis until scholarship funds are exhausted, and may be submitted separately from the program application. Scholarship applicants will be notified of awards within two weeks of submitting their scholarship application.

The Tufts European Center will award scholarships for up to half of the total program fee. Please note that the total program fee will depend on the course or courses for which each student registers. 

Scholarships for the Tufts in Talloires Program are supported by funds from:

  • The MacJannet Foundation whose support honors Donald and Charlotte MacJannet, an American couple who made the Tufts Summer Programs in Talloires possible by donating the building and grounds which now comprise Tufts' campus in the French Alps
  • The Michael B. Slone (A89) Endowed Scholarship for Talloires established by classmates and friends to honor his life and spirit for adventure
  • The Nathan and Shirley Brodsky Scholarship for Tufts in Talloires, awarded annually to a first-generation student who has had limited travel experience and who demonstrates financial need
  • Robert Hollister, former camper, founding Dean of Tisch College and Catherine Donaher
  • Alumni and friends of the Tufts European Center
Tufts Summit

Scholarships for the Tufts Summit are supported by funds from:

  • The Richard and Elaine Kaufman (J46) Endowed Fund for the support and promotion of international understanding
  • Alumni and friends of the Tufts European Center
Additional Scholarship Resources

Please see below for additional external scholarship resources:

  • Anne E. Borghesani Memorial Prize
    • Eligibility: Second-semester Tufts sophomores and juniors from all departments or majors with a GPA of 2.8 or above.
  • FAFSA and Pell Grant
  • Fund for Education Abroad
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Currently enrolled as an undergraduate; Study abroad program must be eligible for credit and at least four weeks in country.
  • Gilman Scholarship
    • Eligibility: A citizen of the United States; An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States; Receiving a Federal Pell Grant; For a study abroad or internship program of at least three weeks for students from four-year institutions, eligible for credit from the student’s home institution; Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2.
  • Gilman-McCain Scholarship
    • Eligibility: A citizen of the United States; An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States; Dependent child of an active duty military member(s); Recipient of any type of Title IV federal financial aid; For a study abroad or internship program of at least three weeks for students from four-year institutions, eligible for credit from the student’s home institution; Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2.
  • Hillel International Scholarships
    • Eligibility: Current high school seniors or students currently on a gap year program are eligible to apply for the Handeli First-Year Student Scholarship. Current college undergraduates (current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors) are eligible to apply for the Hillel Campus Leadership Award. Applicants must be in good standing with their current academic institution and must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Hollister Fellows Program (Application information will be emailed directly to admitted Tufts in Talloires students)
    • Eligibility: The Hollister Fellows Program is open specifically to students seeking financial support to attend the Tufts in Talloires Program.
  • KIPP Goldberg Scholars
    • Eligibility: Graduates of a KIPP school with at least a 3.0 GPA who demonstrate the qualities Dave Goldberg exemplified throughout his life and work.
  • PFLAG
    • Offers various scholarships to students identifying as LGBTQIA.
  • Rainbow Scholarship
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA student; Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. university or college; Minimum of four weeks of study in-country during specified period (see website); Program must be eligible for credit.

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