Below is a list of scholarships and grants offered by various organizations for education abroad students. We encourage you to apply to those for which you are eligible, and to apply early. Check with the Financial Aid Office to find out how a scholarship or grant, if won, will affect your financial aid package.
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
Semester or full year students who study in Japan. $2,500-$4,000
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship
Semester or academic year scholarships for study abroad in Germany.
Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships
Pell-eligible students studying for semester or year up to $5,000
Guide to Online Schools Study Abroad Scholarship $2,000. You may apply this scholarship to tuition, housing, or traveling fees.
National Security Education Program (NSEP) - David L. Boren Scholarship
Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study in less-traditional regions. Note that NSEP grants have a service obligation.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant
45 grants of $1000 awarded each year
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
3 months to 3 years, up to $25,000
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship $3,000-$7,000 for those studying in East or Southeast Asia
Go! Study Abroad Scholarship $1,000 awards
IPS Travel Scholarship $1,400 awards for Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 USAC applicants.
LIVFund $500 for students going to Latin America.
TCA Scholarships Scholarships for Americans studying in Turkey.
Degreed Up Any student that has been accepted or attends a community college, technical/trade college, or university may apply.
Scholarhips Search Engines
Web site provides free customized scholarship search after user fills out profile. E-mail updates are then provided of scholarships based on the profile. Links with FinAid.
FinAid! (National Association of Financial Aid Administrators)
Web site of the main US professional association for financial aid administrators provides scholarship searches and extensive information about financial aid. Links with FastWeb.
Institute of International Education
Financial Resources for International Study
Free comprehensive search of directories of international scholarships
Study Abroad Scholarships
A free search tool for study abroad scholarships as well as an explanation of the different types of scholarships offered.
University of Minnesota, International Study and Travel Center (ISTC), Scholarships Database
An excellent, free online database of scholarships. Search categories include study, research and internships as well as location and other variables.
US State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (formerly USIA)
Official information about all Fulbright programs (for study, research, and teaching abroad), about other official exchange programs, and some information about US government regulations concerning international educational exchange.
A free search tool for study abroad scholarships as well as an explanation of the different types of scholarships offered