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Resources for Students

Important information for study abroad students to have and to know

Specific scholarship opportunities for students studying abroad

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (Deadline: March & October)
    This scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.
  • The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant
    For travel to France for French majors
  • IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding is a website where you can investigate various study abroad grants and scholarships for which you might be eligible to apply.
  • Fund for Education Abroad (Deadline: Fall)
    The FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.
  • Global Studies Foundation (GSF) Student Grant (Deadline: July)
    Emphasis on the study of strategically significant countries and languages, no need-based component to eligibility criteria.
  • GO! Study Abroad Scholarship (Deadline: September 15th)
    The scholarship is awarded based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions.
  • IIPP Fellowship Program-Minority Student Leadership Program (Deadline: March)
    This fellowship funds: two summer institutes, half of the cost of a semester abroad during junior year and funding for a Masters in International Affairs. Students may only apply sophomore year.
  • Critical Language Scholarship (Deadline: December)
    The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.
  • NSEP Boren Scholarship (Deadline: January)
    Provides 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.

General Study Abroad Scholarship Resources

  • IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
    Scholarship database is searchable by region/country, field of study, scholarship name, or keyword.
  • AllAbroad.us
    Short list of funding opportunities broken down by general scholarships, diversity in study abroad, and non-traditional countries.
  • GoAbroad
    Database is searchable by country of study, type of award (scholarship, fellowship, grant), academic level, and field of study. 1,365 scholarships listed.