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 2021 programs, IEO will award up to five $2,000 scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

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

Application Period

Applications for Summer/Fall 2021 will open January 4th. Award announcements will be made mid-March, 2021.

Application Instructions

– Login to
– Complete the General Application.
– Answer the additional scholarship-specific questions.