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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.

IPS Travel Scholarship  $1,500-$3,000 awards for Spring 2014 and Fall 2014. USAC program applicants only.

$1,200 IPS Employee Benefit Scholarship  $1,200 award for students who have been employed with IPS for a minimum of one year.

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.

DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Scholarship $1,000

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.

Michigan State University List of Scholarships for Students of Color

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

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.

GoAbroad is also committed to providing students the most comprehensive resource for international education and alternative travel

Institute of International Education
Financial Resources for International Study
Free comprehensive search of directories of international scholarships

ISEP 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.

NerdWallet Education


A free search tool for study abroad scholarships as well as an explanation of the different types of scholarships offered