Portal BeGirlWorld Global Scholarship 2022 (Up to $2,000) Study Abroad

Portal BeGirlWorld Global Scholarship 2022| The portal for BeGirlWorld Global Scholarship 2022 is open, The beGirl.world Global Scholars will award two (2) $2,000 scholarships to Black female identifying college students who have been accepted to a study abroad program: Read how to apply below;

beGirl.world (bGw), founded in 2014 is a Philadelphia based organization that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel. bGw challenges girls to think beyond their neighborhood, dream bigger than their city limits, and create possibilities outside their country borders.  beGirl.world accomplishes this through the beGirl.world Global Ambassador Program (bGAP) and the Study Abroad Scholarship Program

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The two (2) scholarships:

  • Philly Scholar: This scholarship is for one Black female-identifying college student who is from Philadelphia and is enrolled at an accredited Philadelphia/Metro-Philadelphia/Pennsylvania college or university.
  • National Scholar: This scholarship is for one Black female-identifying college student who is enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands.


  • Two scholarships each worth $2,000 will be awarded to the selected students.


  • Applicant must be identifying as female;
  • Be 18 and over (must be of age by September 1, 2022);
  • United States Citizen;
  • Enrolled in a two- or four-year degree granting program (Graduate students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship at this time.);
  • Accepted into a Study Abroad program at time of application;
  • Philly Scholar applicants must also be a current resident of the City of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

The following application materials will be required:

  • Proof of US Citizenship: (Acceptable forms of documentation: original, digital, or copy of US birth certificate, US passport, or Certificate of Naturalization)
  • Letter of Recommendation from a professor, supervisor, or mentor currently involved in your life in the last 3 years who can speak to your character, leadership and passion to study abroad. You can submit this application and have your letter of recommendation sent via email to [email protected] instead. All application materials, including the letter of recommendation, must be received by the application deadline.
  • Proof of enrollment and in good standing at a 2 or 4 year college with at least 36 credits (Acceptable form of documentation: current Official Transcript; unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.)
  • Proof of acceptance into a study abroad program (Acceptable forms of documentation: digital or photocopy of Letter of Acceptance into Study Abroad Program)
  • Proof of Philadelphia residency for Philly Scholar award ONLY
  • (Acceptable forms of documentation: digital or photocopy of current lease, home/property deed, letter from landlord, utility bill, current voter registration, or birth certificate)

Applications and all supporting documents are due July 29, 2022. Late applications or documents will not be considered. Finalists will participate in an interview via video conference with members of the Scholarship Committee in late August. Winners will be announced on September 16, 2022.

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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