The Center for Global Leadership provides financial support for VSB students engaged in a variety of international business activities. Funding is available under the following scholarship and fellowship programs:
The Center is pleased to announce the Freeman Foundation Scholarship awards of $5,000 to Villanova students who plan to study abroad and complete an internship in Asia.
Eligibility Requirements & Preferences:
A. US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required
B. Demonstrated financial need
C. Overall 3.0 or higher GPA
D. Study abroad must be in East or Southeast Asia and include a 3 credit VSB internship component (example: Shanghai Business Internship Program; other locations require additional approval)
Those interested in applying for these scholarships must submit their resume, student ID and a one page application addressing the following three questions to Kim Cahill (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Application deadline: Summer – February 15th; Fall – April 15th; Spring – October 15th
Each semester the center awards several $2,500 Rammrath Scholarships to VSB students who plan to study abroad. This program is open for applications at the beginning of each semester with preannounced deadlines of October 15th and April 15th for study-abroad participation the following semester.
Eligibility Requirements & Preferences:
Those interested in applying for these scholarships must submit their resume and a one page application addressing the following three questions to Kim Cahill, email@example.com:
Each spring the center awards five-to-ten $1,000 Rammrath Scholarships to VSB students who plan to participate in one of our international internships during the following summer. Information on these programs can be found on the Office of Education Abroad website. Those interested in being considered for these scholarships have until February 15th to apply. In addition to the one-page scholarship essay, selection for these awards will be judged on the following criteria in descending order:
Those interested in applying for these scholarships are requested to prepare a one-page, double-spaced application addressing the following three questions:
Please place your name and student ID number at the top of the essay application, include your resume and essay, and send to Kim Cahill, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for Global Leadership (CGL) is pleased to announce that at least two $2,500 Rammrath Scholarships will be awarded to VSB international students for the coming academic year. The application deadline is April 15th.
A. Demonstrated financial need;
B. Overall 3.0 or higher grade point average; and
C. Foreign student visa holder.
Those interested in applying for these scholarships must submit a one page application addressing the following three questions:
Please place your student ID number at the top of the page next to your name. Those interested are requested to send their resume and a one page application to the CGL Director, Kim Cahill (email@example.com) by the deadline.
VSB’s Center for Global Leadership (CGL) is pleased to announce that several $1,000 Rammrath Scholarships will be awarded to MBA students participating in a VSB-sponsored international program each year.
Qualified MBA International Programs Include:
A. No employer funding support
B. No previous participation in an international program
C. Cannot be an MBA Fellow
D. Satisfactory academic progress in program
The application deadline for summer programs is April 1st. The application deadline for winter-break programs and the spring-term Global Practicum Capstone is October 1st. Those interested in applying for these scholarships must submit their resume and a one page application addressing the following:
Please place your student ID number at the top of the page next to your name. Please send the one page application to the Kim Cahill, CGL Director, 2059 Bartley Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org. After the deadline, CGL will work with the VSB Graduate Programs Office to identify the award recipients.
This is a university-wide program that annually awards up to two $5,000 fellowships for undergraduate student involvement in non-traditional global study and experience. These fellowship awards are intended to support compelling, unique, and potentially transformative experiences outside of the United States, preferably involving business or other organizations. There is a strong preference for destinations in the developing and emerging regions of the world. These fellowships are not intended to support internships for academic credit or Villanova sponsored mission or service trips.
To qualify for one of these fellowships, students must be nominated by a departmental chairperson or center director. For more information, contact Center for Global Leadership Director, Kim Cahill. The application deadline is March 1st.
The Center for Global Leadership awards scholarships to VSB students who will participate in an international service trip during semester break or over the summer. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and should only be submitted after participation in the program is confirmed.
Those interested in applying for a scholarship must respond to the following questions:
Please place your name, banner ID, email and phone number at the top of your responses and email the scholarship application and your resume to Kim Cahill (email@example.com).
Kimberly A. Cahill
Michelle Casario, PhD
Associate Faculty Director