Scholarship Opportunities for Study Abroad Students
The opportunities below are in addition to scholarships that may be available through your study abroad program.

The Gilman Scholarship - This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships - Boren Scholarships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

Freeman –ASIA - Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Diversity Abroad  - Scholarships are available for students studying abroad for a semester on any program offered by a member organization. African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native-American students are strongly encouraged to apply.

GO! Overseas Study Abroad Scholarship – GO! Overseas awards a $500 scholarship for fall, spring, and summer study abroad.

The German Exchange Service  - A flexible scholarship program which offers SHORT-TERM scholarships for participation in summer study abroad, internships, senior thesis research or summer courses at German universities and LONG-TERM scholarships for semester or year study abroad.

Rotary International - Rotary International offers grants to students planning study abroad that will include significant engagement with a foreign culture and language.

Hosteling International <![endif]-->- Hosteling International offers scholarships to students with a parental /personal address in the Boston area or anyone who is going to school in the Boston area. The scholarship is open to individuals, ages 18-30, who will engage in an educational or service learning component during their trip.

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) - Available to students studying in London. BUTEX awards eight scholarships each year to North American students studying in the UK. The value of each scholarship is £500 and is paid upon arrival at the host university.

The National Italian American Foundation - Scholarships awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and the desire to further one's knowledge of his or her Italian heritage.

The Order Sons of Italy in America Scholarships - A full tuition scholarship granted to qualified Italian-American undergraduates for one academic year at John Cabot University in Rome.

African American Resources - Directory of scholarships and internships.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - This scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to encourage their choice of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the field.

Asian American Journalists Association - Founded in 1981 by Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) journalists to support one another and encourage more Asian American and Pacific Islanders to pursue journalism.

Association of American Indian Affairs  - The mission of the AAIA, as approved is to promote the welfare of American Indians and Alaska Natives

Hispanic College Fund - The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) offers scholarships to students pursuing studies in accounting, finance, IT or a related field. 

Fund for Education Abroad – This scholarship is open to anyone.  You must apply a year before you intend to study abroad so early planners, this one is for you!

Foundation for Global Scholars - At the time of applying for any of the Foundation scholarships, you must be enrolled in a North American college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree being earned. You must be a US or Canadian citizen.

The Bridging Scholarship  – Program provides 60 scholarships to U.S. students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Recipients will receive stipends ranging from $2,500 to $4,000, depending on the length of their study program in Japan.

The Critical Language Scholarships  - This program provides seven to ten weeks of group-based overseas foreign language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences in thirteen critical-need languages for U.S. citizens.


International Education Financial Aid - is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

U.S. Department of Education  – U.S. Department of Education information about federal student aid.

Institute of International Education  - A funding resource that allows you to search by country or subject to find information about study abroad funding.

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