Scholarship Opportunities!

Now is the time to see if you qualify for a scholarship to study in Germany this summer!  Read on for details.

The Capstone International Center Endowed Scholarship

Two (2) scholarships for $1,000 each will be awarded

Funded by Tuscaloosa Sister Cities, JVC, MBUSI

Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International exists to promote long term, global people-to-people relationships through the development of international leadership, friendship and understanding.  It seeks to facilitate productive partnerships with cultural, educational, and commercial entities.   Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International provides an avenue for the people in each city to develop friendly and mutually beneficial personal and professional relationships, and to work together in facing the unique and diverse challenges and opportunities of the future.

This endowment was established to help students to forward the mission of Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International.

Criteria: UA Sophomore, Junior, or Senior enrolled for a Summer 2015 study abroad program in Germany.

Name: _________________________ CWID: ______________

Address: ___________________________________________


E-mail address: ______________________________________

Phone:______________________ Major__________________

Level: ___Sophomore ___Junior ___ Senior     GPA _________

 Please include the following:

  • One essay not to exceed a single page and single spaced. The essay needs to explain why you have chosen Germany to study abroad and what your plans are upon graduation.
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • One completed Faculty Reference Form (see attached)

Please contact for more information.


SAKURA 2015!

SPRING TIME MEANS SAKURA (Cherry Blossoms) – As the weather warms up, bursting cherry blossoms mean it’s time for the Annual Sakura/Matsuri (festival) in Tuscaloosa! Join us at Tuscaloosa’s Midtown Village on Saturday, April 11, from 1-4pm for “all things Japanese.” There will be Japanese performers, artists, games, and and booths to learn more about Japan. Stop by the Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International booth and get a free 29th Annual Sakura Festival uchiwa to keep you cool!

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Konnichiwa! Hello! Guten Tag!

Welcome to Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International. Our goal is to promote long-term, global people-to-people relationships through international leadership, friendship and understanding.

Since 1986, Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International has facilitated hundreds of productive partnerships through cultural, civic and educational exchanges.

Our Sister City relationships with Narashino, Japan, Schorndorf, Germany, and Sunyani-Techiman, Ghana continually enriches our community and its citizens, providing an avenue for the people in each city to develop friendly and mutually beneficial personal and professional relationships.

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