Student Awards, Honors and Scholarships

 

Student Awards, Honors and Scholarships


The International Studies Program offers students a chance to join the Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies, win scholarships, receive honors and awards, and make connections with alumni.
  • Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies

    The Phi Chapter of Sigma Iota Rho at the College of Charleston exists to encourage and acknowledge academic excellence and community service in students and professionals studying international topics, global affairs, and world studies. We also aim to inspire honesty and creative problem-solving in the way we handle global issues.

     

  • Honors & Awards

    The International Studies program acknowledges the accomplishments of its students with the following awards:

    • Departmental Honors
    • Outstanding Student Award
    • Outstanding Transfer Student Award
  • Scholarships
    James F. Snyder European Studies Award

    Dr. James Snyder, a well-respected professor in the School of Business at the College of Charleston, organized several study abroad trips to Europe during his tenure. He created this award specifically for students who are majoring in International Studies and have a strong interest in Europe. The award is meant for students who excel academically and plan to take part in a study abroad program in Europe.

    Are you a current Student? Visit the Hub to learn more and apply.

    Additional LCWA Scholarships 

    The School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs has scholarships and awards to help you find your way to learning about different cultures, communicating with people around the world, advancing your career, and growing as a person.

    • Public Service Internship Award
    • American University in Cairo, Egypt Study Abroad Award
    • LCWA and John Edwin Mroz Global Leadership Study Abroad Scholarships 
    • Sheffield Scholarship 
    • Wells Fargo Excellence Scholarship for Study Abroad
    • David J. Cohen Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad 

    Explore the LCWA Awards and Scholarships

  • Alumni

    Graduates of the International Studies Program have gone on to study more in different fields like tourism, law, marketing, foreign service, global studies, public health, security studies, public policy, medicine, and other areas. They also have jobs, internships, and externships in different types of organizations like businesses, government, and non-profit groups all around the world. Some examples include:

    • Artisan Global
    • International Rescue Committee
    • Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation
    • Immigrant Justice Project
    • Syria Direct
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC
    • U.S. Department of State
    • Mayan Families
    • U.S. Military
    • United Nations Foundation
    • CEA Study Abroad
    • Women for Women International
    • U.S. House of Representatives
    • Americorps
    • Peace Corps
    • Christie's New York
    • Viator
    • UN High Commissioner for Refugees

     

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