The Statement of Purpose essay is an important factor in the selection process. You should carefully review your essay and ask an advisor to proofread your essay for spelling, grammar, and content prior to submission.
In your essay, be specific in describing your individual reasons for studying abroad, keeping in mind that this is a scholarship for academic study abroad and credit bearing international internships. Please address all of the following questions, in no particular order:
1. How will studying or interning abroad help you achieve your future academic or professional goals? 2. Why did you select your specific program and host country?3. What aspects of studying or interning abroad do you expect to be the most challenging for you? 4. What knowledge, skills, and experiences will you draw on to meet these challenges?