Study Abroad Scholarships

Wherever you want to go. We’ll help you get there.

Scholarships are available for most trips whether you want to study abroad for a semester or just a few weeks. There are scholarship opportunities to help you get where you want to go. We are here to help you get where you’re going.

Ann and John Collier Award

  • Based on financial need
  • For J-term or May-term trips
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Semester Long

Boren Awards for International Study

  • 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 are underrepresented in study abroad
    • Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, Middle East
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Bridging Scholarships

  • U.S. undergraduate students who study abroad in Japan
  • $2,500 (semester) or $4,000 (academic year)
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Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

  • For promising students with financial need who wish to study abroad; students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population
    • Esp. students of color, community college, & first-generation college students
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Gilman Scholarships

  • U.S. undergraduate students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Those who study a Critical Need Language while abroad are eligible to receive additional funding ($3,000)
    • Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bahasa Indonesian, Bangla, Chines (Mandarin), Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, foreign sign language
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Japan Student Services Organization

Japanese Government Scholarships for International Students

Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT)

National Security Education Program (NSEP)

  • Awards usually cover the FULL cost of study and travel abroad
  • After graduation, student recipients are required to work for an office or agency of the Federal Government involved in national security affairs or higher education
  • 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
    • After graduation, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.
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Scott’s Cheap Flights Study Abroad Scholarship

  • For undergraduate students in U.S. who will be studying abroad
  • $1,000
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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. university/college; have completed your sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins; provide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that they will accept you for a research stay in their group
  • Monthly scholarship of $1,800 for 2-3 months
  • By accepting, you agree to write a testimonial to share your experiences during your research stay in Switzerland.
  • Also, after you return to the U.S., you agree to carry out at least one activity as a “student ambassador” to promote Swiss research.
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Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program

  • Provides financial assistance to U.S. undergraduates students for a semester or year-long study abroad in Japan
  • Preference given to:
    • Applications who have been been raised by a single parent or an orphan
    • First in family to attend college (ie. first-generation)
    • Applications without international study experience or experience living abroad
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TU Graz Marshall Plan Scholarship

  • For U.S. undergraduate students doing research at TU Graz in Austria
  • Must stay at TU Graz for at least 3 months and no more than 10 months
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ortuga Study Abroad Scholarship

Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassador Program

  • $500
  • Required to document your experience with photos and videos; write one article per month; write about your experience on social media on a weekly basis; share your experience after you return via an article and video
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Rotary International Scholarships & Grants

  • Clubs & districts offer scholarships undergraduate study; contact local club for application information & eligibility requirements
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ISEP Scholarships:

Deadlines: Fall (April 1), Full-Year (April 1), Spring (Oct 15)

Community Scholarship

  • $500
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Encouraged to apply if you are in one of the following categories:
    • First person in family to attend college; LGBTQ; serve in military/veteran; ethnic, racial, or religious minority in home country; have a disability; study STEM or education; studying abroad to learn a 2nd language
  • Selected based on response to 3 short prompts
  • ISEP Community Scholarships 
  • ISEP Study Abroad Scholarships

Accessibility Scholarship

  • $1,100
  • Any student with demonstrated financial need
  • Lottery system
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Africa for All Scholarship

  • $1,000
  • Attending HBCU or heritage-seeking students (choose their study abroad location based on having cultural heritage in Africa)
  • Lottery system
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Founders Fellowship

  • $2,500 total ($1,250 when semester begins and & $1,250 when student completes/continues creative project)
  • Students who are dedicated to learning and improving their ability to speak, read, and understand another language
  • Demonstrate financial need; Submission of creative project/project prototype; Project Outline; Personal Statement
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French & German Language Annette Kade Fund Scholarship

  • $500-$1,500
  • Study in French or German in Austria, France, Germany, Reunion Island, or Switzerland
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