Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarship

The Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarship supports students who want to participate in a special learning experience about sustainability issues in other countries. This scholarship is only applicable for approved Global Sustainability Studies programs. Scholarship awards of approximately $1000 will be awarded to a limited number of qualified students enrolled in School of Sustainability summer study abroad courses (SOS prefix courses.)

School of Sustainability Summer 2024 programs

After applying for the program through the Global Education website, students should then apply for the Walton Scholarship. Awards will be based on intellectual curiosity for the subject being studied, maturity and readiness to engage in a group, global experience and an essay explaining how the chosen program will help them meet personal, professional, and academic goals.

Funding is made possible by a grant made to Arizona State University by the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation.

Amount: Approximately $1000 per student

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Academic level: Undergraduate and graduate

Award term: Summer 2024


  1. Completed application through the ASU Global Education Office and accepted into a School of Sustainability approved Walton Global Sustainability program.
  2. Completed application for the Walton Global Sustainability Studies Scholarship.
  3. Not previously been enrolled in an ASU Study Abroad course.
  4. Not previously received a Walton Global Studies Scholarship.
  5. Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  6. In good standing in respective academic program.
  7. Agree to produce a professional reflection essay after completion of the summer program.
  8. Agree to complete any post-trip requirements described in the scholarship Terms of Agreement.

Additional Policies: Scholarships are non-transferable between programs. If the program to which a student applied is cancelled, his/her scholarship award becomes void.

Essay: Submission of an essay is required for this scholarship. Students should 1) explain how this particular international study experience relates to their personal goals; 2) explain how this experience relates to their career goals.

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Special note:

ASU and the School of Sustainability are currently moving forward with the summer 2024 study abroad program where student mobility from the United States remains possible. ASU takes guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the U.S. Department of State and our international security intelligence providers. When making decisions about specific programs, we also consider local health and safety conditions as well as input from peer institutions and overseas partners.