Scholarship Opportunities

CETA Tours Student
Scholarship Opportunities

Lending a Helping Hand to Students

CETA Tours annually awards five (5) need-based scholarships in the amount of $500 each to students registered on a student tour with CETA. To be eligible to receive a scholarship, your account must be in good standing. Complete all six components of the application as outlined below. Submit all components together in a single large envelope and mail to:

CETA Tours
3120 Schneider AVE SE
Suite 1B
Menomonie, WI 54751

Applications must be postmarked by the deadline. Plan ahead and approach your references with the request for a letter of recommendation early! No late or partially completed applications will be accepted. Letters of recommendation are to remain sealed. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted via fax or email.

Winners will be notified in writing within 45 days of the deadline and can expect the $500 credit to appear on their final invoice.


For groups departing February–April, completed application packets must be postmarked by October 15.

For groups departing May-July, completed application packets must be postmarked by January 15.

Application Packet

If you are interested in applying, we ask that you download the application packet directly from your tour’s page on our web site. To meet application requirements, you will need to submit the following:

  • A Completed Scholarship Application
  • Parent Statement
  • Student Essay
  • Language Teacher Recommendation
  • Non-language Teacher Recommendation
  • Third Party Recommendation

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

  • All scholarship application requests and submissions are confidential.
  • All applicants will receive a letter informing them whether or not they were awarded a scholarship within 45 days of the application deadline.
  • Scholarship recipients may be announced in print in CETA publications, such as our monthly newsletter.
  • Scholarships have no cash redemption value and are non-­‐transferable. They must be used for the travel year awarded and will be applied as a credit towards the final payment only.
  • All payment and cancellation deadlines and penalties are still applicable, regardless of scholarship application status.

Questions about the scholarship program should be directed to CETA Tours at 1-800-501-0397.

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