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For more information contact:
Study abroad office
Phone: 360-438-4521
Email: SMU Study Abroad



Office of International Programs
and Development

5000 Abbey Way SE
Old Main Room 430
Lacey, WA 98503
Phone: 360-438-4504
Fax: 360-438-4359
Email: intladmissions@stmartin.edu
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PST


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International experience scholarship

By being accepted to an approved Saint Martin's University study abroad program, students are eligible for the $1,000 SMU International Experience Scholarship. The scholarship can be applied to study abroad related costs such as foreign travel, tuition and/or accommodation.

In order to be considered for receiving this scholarship, students must send a one page essay addressing the following questions to the study abroad office for review and selection.

  • What impact will receiving the Saint Martin's International Experience Scholarship have on your future goals?
  • What impact will your choice of country and program have on your experience study abroad?
  • What initially inspired you to want to study abroad?
  • What factors led to your choice of country and program study?
  • How have you demonstrated leadership and community service during your time at Saint Martin's University?

Additionally, in order to receive the scholarship students must:

  • Have completed at least one year of academic work at Saint Martin's University.
  • Have attained a minimum of 3.0 GPA at Saint Martin's University.
  • Have no conduct violations.
  • Participate in the specified study abroad program.
  • Send a handwritten "thank you" note to the specified SMU Board of Trustee donor that made your scholarship possible.
  • Upon your return from the program, help promote the Saint Martin's University study abroad program thru various study abroad fairs and presentations, or other projects.

This scholarship is made possible thanks to several Saint Martin's University Board of Trustee members and we would like to thank them for their continued support of the Saint Martin's study abroad program.