Through the generosity of Ross Shideler and Kathleen Komar, the UCLA IEO is excited to announce the Komar Shideler Study Abroad Scholarship. For Winter/Spring 2021 programs, IEO will award two $2,000 scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

Preference will be given to Comparative Literature and Scandinavian Languages majors/minors. Students in the Humanities, with high financial need and who have not studied abroad will be considered next, followed by 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.

Application Instructions

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