Lorna Sundberg International Scholarship

Lorna Sundberg International Scholarship

Lorna Sundberg

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The Lorna Sundberg International Scholarship was created in 2003 to honor the dedication to community service that marked the life of Lorna Sundberg, the International Center’s leader from 1981-1998. The 2001 summer issue of the International Newsline has many moving remembrances of Lorna Sundberg. Endowed by Dr. Richard Sundberg in 2018, the current award amount varies between $2000-$4500. 

Eligibility and Application Materials

Undergraduate international students enrolled at UVA with an expected May 2025 graduation date are welcome to apply.  To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full-time at UVA for the current academic year and for the next academic year with F-1 status and an I-20 issued from the UVA International Studies Office. Dual U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents are not eligible.  A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required. Students with full scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year are not eligible.

All three application materials due by Friday, March 15, 2024.

1. Applicant completes and submits an online application form which includes a personal statement addressing how applicant has offered service to others.

2. Applicant sends an unofficial transcript to [email protected]

3. Applicant asks two references to email letters of recommendation directly to [email protected]. The first must be from a UVA faculty and the second from a person who can attest to applicant's service to others.

Email [email protected] with any questions.

Alex Yang

2023 Scholarship Recipient – Alex Yang

Alex Yang, a rising 4th-year from China, is majoring in Global Studies with a Global Environments and Sustainability concentration and minoring in Economics.