Through the generosity of Ross Shideler and Kathleen Komar, the UCLA IEO is excited to announce the Komar Shideler Study Abroad Scholarship. For Summer/Fall 2023 programs, IEO will award two $2,000 scholarships.

Application Period

Summer/Fall Programs January 5, 2023 March 1, 2023
Winter/Spring Programs September 25, 2023 November 15, 2023

Eligibility Criteria

– Preference will be given to Comparative Literature and Scandinavian Languages majors or minors and Nordic Studies majors.
– Students in the Humanities, with high financial need and who have not studied abroad will be considered next;
– Students participating in the UCLA Summer Travel Study Program – ELTS: In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen, who also have high financial need and no previous study abroad experience will also be considered.

Application Instructions

– Login to
– Complete the General Application.
– When application opens for your program term, complete the additional scholarship-specific questions.

Applications will be reviewed by the UCLA IEO Scholarship Committee. Award announcements will be made mid-March for summer/fall programs and mid-December for winter/spring programs.