Scholarship Opportunities to Study Abroad

As a first step in your search for funding, visit: They have a great database and search engine for scholarships that are tied to specific countries, subjects or fields of study, and several other categories.

Funding for Undergraduates According to Specific Criteria

Africa South of the Sahara Grants and Fellowships

Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation

Association for Asian Studies Grants and Fellowships

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East.
  • Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan

British Council Fund

Freeman–ASIA Awards

French Culture.Org

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

  • The FEA awards scholarships of up to $5,000 to support undergraduate students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs of 4 weeks or longer.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Gilman Award – The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

  • Competition for awards for study abroad, for US citizen students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Selected by competition, recipients are awarded up to $5,000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.
  • Please contact the study abroad director before you apply.  You need to show her your application materials in advance because she will have to certify the content of your application.  You should discuss your “follow-on service project” proposal with her before you submit the application.
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Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarships

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)

Italian American and Italian Language Scholarships

Kosciuszko Foundation

Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Award

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Japan Scholarship

New England-China Scholarship Program

  • Funding for tuition and fees for up to one year abroad in China, studying at one of 49 eligible institutions. Open to undergraduate and graduate students from New England colleges and universities (public or independent).

Scholarships Available To Participants in Specific Programs

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships

API Scholarships

CAPA Scholarships and Grants

  • CAPA International Education has more than doubled the amount of scholarship money awarded annually to program participants. Each year, thousands of dollars in scholarships will be given to students who submit application materials demonstrating high academic achievement and financial need.
  • Scholarships are available for students participating in the CAPA-Led Programs to Beijing, Buenos Aires, Florence, Istanbul, London, Shanghai, or Sydney.

CEA Semester, Year, and Summer Abroad Scholarships

Center for Cross-Cultural Study Merit Scholarship

CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange

CIS Abroad Scholarships

DiversityAbroad.Com Scholarship

Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA), Butler University

  • IFSA- Butler Scholarships
  • Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship. General scholarship awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs.

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) Scholarship Program

SIT Study Abroad Scholarships

Page last updated: Friday, November 21, 2014