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Program Description:
The Yackel Endowed Scholarship was established out of the Donor's commitment to social justice and reverse mission work, and mission to educate people for service to the world.  This scholarship fund provides encouragement and financial assistance to a student of any class who demonstrates financial need and who is involved in a Center for Global Education & Experience short-term program, or summer program, or semester academic program.  This scholarship is open to students attending a college, university, or seminary in the United States or Canada. The award is based upon financial need. The amount of the scholarship provided will depend on the applicant’s need and depends upon the resources available in the fund during any given year. The award will rarely exceed 50% of the total cost of the customized program. Final decision regarding the awarding of funds rests with the Center for Global Education & Experience.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • This is a financial need-based scholarship. Applicant should be able to document financial need, student status alone will not be considered sufficient documentation. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to social justice.
  • Must be traveling on an Augsburg CGEE program to one of our permanent sites in: Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Cuba, South Africa, Namibia, or any CGEE custom program with a strong social justice focus.
  • Must be a student enrolled at a college, university, or seminary.

General Criteria:
  1. Should apply by the scholarship deadline PRIOR to the start of your program.
  2. A letter of support needs to be submitted prior to the scholarship deadline for your application to be complete.
  3. Will be expected to contribute a portion of the total cost of the trip.
  4. Will share their experiences with CGEE in the form of a written summary within 30 days of date of return. We also encourage scholarship recipients to share 3-5 photographs from the seminar with CGEE to accompany their summary. The summary and photographs may be used as content for our blog or in other promotional materials.
  5. Augsburg University students will be required to attend the Scholarship Brunch at the end of the school year.

Dates & Deadlines:
We award this scholarship four times per year, please apply BEFORE your program begins:
  • July 15th is the deadline for programs traveling September - November. 
  • October 15th is the deadline for programs traveling December - February.
  • January 15th is the deadline for programs traveling March – April.
  • March 15th is the deadline for programs traveling May - August.  


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2018 10/15/2017 11/01/2017 TBA TBA
NOTE: For short-term custom programs occurring in December, January, February.
Spring Semester 2018 10/15/2017 11/01/2017 TBA TBA
NOTE: For Spring Semester Abroad programs.
Spring Break 2018 01/15/2018 02/01/2018 TBA TBA
NOTE: For short-term custom programs occurring in March & April.
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 04/02/2018 TBA TBA
NOTE: For program travels occurring in May, June, July, August.