SCHOLARSHIPS: MADGE HUBBARD SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Madge Hubbard Scholarship for International Studies
Offered in the Spring Semester
Madge Hubbard was an intimate friend and supporter of Palazzi institutions Apicius and Florence University of the Arts. Her vision to send students abroad began at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where she created a full-fledged organization for studies in foreign countries. The endeavor led to the birth of the UNC Exchange Program serving the entire state with a head office in Greensboro. Madge passed away after a struggle with cancer in January of 2010. In honor of her memory and lifelong dedication to internationalizing student perspectives and experiences abroad, Palazzi is offering a scholarship for students with a strongly motivated inclination towards the areas of international and global studies.
Open to all majors, must have had an experience abroad (specify in the essay section), must enroll in at least 2 international studies-related courses during the semester in Florence.
Motivation Essay for Application:
Applicants should write a maximum of 1000 words on the following question as an essay to be submitted along with the application form:
How will studying and living in Florence contribute to your status as an international ambassador? What is your current perspective of Italy within the international framework and how will its culture effect your global awareness? (1000 words)
Write a 500 word personal story revealing how an international experience has changed your life, your ideas about your home country, and your attitude towards foreign cultures.
Scholarship winners are required to dedicate at least 10 hours per week throughout the semester, activities will be monitored by a coordinator.
Madge Hubbard Scholarship for International Studies – assistance to the Student Life Department and Student Service activities, EFT fieldtrip department