Financing Your Study Abroad Experience

There are numerous options available to pay for your study abroad experience. Your financial aid (e.g. HOPE, Pell Grant, and f) can be used to offset the costs of studying abroad. Contact Ms. Kimberly Morris in the Financial Aid Office for more information.

In addition to financial aid, there are other options available to assist with offsetting the costs of studying abroad. Below is a list of external scholarship opportunities available for students desiring to study abroad. Be sure to comply with the eligibility requirements and guidelines. Contact the International Studies Coordinator if you have questions or need assistance applying for study abroad scholarships.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship 
Programs during coming academic year; must be 4-weeks or longer
Non-traditional students/locations/disciplines encouraged!
Awards up to $10,000

Go Overseas Scholarship 
Any program in the coming academic year-no length requirement
Awards of up to $1000 available

International Student- Travel Video Contest 
Any program in the coming academic year-no length requirement
Must submit a video
Award of $4000 available

Rotary Scholar 
Apply at least 1 year ahead of time through local Rotary chapter
Awards up to $30,000

National Society of Collegiate Scholars 
Must be a member of NSCS

Boren Award 
Programs in under-represented areas & languages
Programs must be at least 8 weeks long
Awards up to $20,000

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship 
Pell-eligible students only
Programs must be at least 4 weeks long
Maximum award is $5,000 / Average award is $4,000

Bridging Scholarship 
Semester or year-long programs in Japan
Awards available from $2,500-$4,000

AASCU Scholarship for Study Abroad in China 
Year-long programs in China
Awards of approximately $10,000 available (25 award recipients)

Freeman-ASIA  
For U.S undergrad students with demonstrated Financial need to study in East or South East Asia
Are required to complete a survey and a service project
Awards of approximately up to $3,000 for summer, up to $5,000 for semester & up to $7,000 for Academic Year

DAAD Scholarship
Semester or year-long programs in Germany
Awards available from $3,000-$8,000 (monthly stipend)

IIPP Fellow Program (PDF) 
For underrepresented groups only; apply as sophomore
Must major in a field related to International Studies
Must plan to attend graduate school

Critical Languages Scholarship 
Fully funded intensive language programs managed by U.S. Dept. of State
Approximately 600 awards annually

Fulbright Award 
For recent graduates and/or graduate students

Travel Grant from the English-Speaking Union of the United States 
Must be traveling to a country within the British Commonwealth

Marshall Scholarship 
Graduate study programs within the United Kingdom

Rhodes Scholarship 
Graduate study programs at Oxford

Program-Specific Scholarships
UniSpain Summer Scholarships

 

Useful Scholarship Search Engines:
http://www.goabroad.com/scholarships-abroad
www.fastweb.com
www.studyabroadfunding.org
www.scholarshipportal.eu/
http://diversityabroad.com/