External General Education Abroad Scholarships
AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship - ACCT., Finance, Info Systems
View a list of scholarships.
Award Amount: $1,500-$10,000
Deadline: April 1
Class Standing: SO, JR, SR
API Diversity Scholarship
In order to be eligible, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or an LGBTQ student.
Award Amount: $250 - $750
Deadline: June (Fall/AY), October (Spring), April (Summer)
API Study Abroad
Provides multiple scholarship opportunities, databases, and general advice on funding your study abroad experience.
Award Amount: $250 - $1,000
Deadline: June (Fall/AY), October (Spring), April (Summer)
Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation
The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation (Ashley’s Foundation) first began in 2006, as a way of honoring the life of Ashley Soulé Conroy and as a way for Ashley’s family and friends to heal in the wake of her passing. With a love of travel being one of Ashley’s core traits, they envisioned a small foundation, something that could perhaps someday offer scholarships in Ashley’s name to a few deserving university students planning to study abroad. They envisioned a way of helping these students realize their dream of studying in the far-flung corners of the globe that Ashley so dreamed of visiting herself someday.
Award Amount: $4,000
Class Standing: SO, JR, SR
Majors: Open to all
Deadline: June 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring
Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. Must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant as part of their financial aid package.
Deadline: Usually around March 1 for Summer, Fall and Academic Year. Usually around October 1st for Spring.
Council of Italian-American Societies of Summit County
This Scholarship is awarded to a student of Italian descent residing in Summit County, unless they are a child or grandchild of an active member of a Society within the Council. The applicant must be pursuing higher education and already attained either a degree from an Ohio High School, a General Education Diploma (GED) or a Home School Diploma. The Scholarship Application is available between February and May 1. If applicable, please contact Jessica Russell at the Student Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassador Scholarship
Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities, and ethnic and racially diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Award Amount: $500
Deadlines: Nov 1 (Spring), June 1 (Fall)
FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship
At FlipKey, we value the importance of travel and cultural immersion as a way to learn about the world firsthand. To encourage this, we are awarding one student a $1,000 scholarship to put towards studying abroad. From tuition costs to plane tickets and spontaneous excursions in between, the scholarship money can be used to cover any of the expenses associated with studying and traveling abroad.
Fredrick Douglass Global Fellowship
A competitive award that covers all costs of participating in a summer study abroad program for students of color that is focused on leadership, intercultural communication, and advancing social justice.
Deadline: February 14 for Summer Programs
The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States. Must have applied or have been accepted to a study abroad based program in: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. A multi-country program is eligible only if the applicant will spend at least 8 weeks in one of the countries stated above and will have intensive language study during that period.
Award Amount: $3,000 - $7,000
Fulbright U.S. Student Grants
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects, English Teaching Assistant Programs, or Digital Storytelling Fellowships. Review list on webpage of eligible countries.
Fund for Education Abroad
Includes both general and dedicated scholarships for specific and all regions, including Vietnam, Mexico, France,
Germany, and LGBTQI students Rainbow Scholarship. Four-week minimum program. FEA gives preference to
students with demonstrated financial need and strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is
traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. These groups include, but are not limited to: first-generation
college students, minority students, and community college students.
Award Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Deadline: January 10
International Design and Furnishing Association
View a list of scholarships for majors in interior design or related design furnishings program. Applications accepted each year between March 1 and March 31.
Award Amount: $1,000-$3,000
National and Local Corporations/Industry Affiliations: Who do your family members or friends work for? Many companies award scholarships to employee dependents. Are your parents in a union, trade or business association? These groups often award scholarship as well. Research the Fortune 500 Companies- many have philanthropy foundations that provide money for educational purposes.
Ohio International Consortium (OIC) - Donald N. Nelson Scholarship
Open to Ohio resident degree-seeking undergraduate students attending a full semester program. Preference is given to first-time study abroad applicants studying in a non-English speaking country and taking courses in the native language of the host country.
Deadline: February 15 (Fall semester programs); October 15 (Spring semester programs) Award Amount: $1,500
Ohio International Consortium (OIC) – George C. Burke Scholarship for Summer Study Abroad
For an Ohio resident who is a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student from an Ohio International Consortium member school. Be at least a rising sophomore with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The selected student must return to the home campus for at least one semester, during which the follow-up project will be completed. Be accepted into an accredited study abroad program that has been approved by the home school. Programs must be at least four weeks in duration. Preference is given to first-time study abroad applicants.
Annual Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
Ohio International Consortium (OIC)- Scholarship for Short-Term Summer Study Abroad
For an Ohio resident who is a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate student from an Ohio International Consortium member school. Be at least a rising sophomore with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The applicant must be participating on an accredited study abroad program that has been approved by the home school. Programs must be between 5 and 20 days in duration and take place during the academic year, starting after the beginning of fall semester and ending before the start of summer semester. Applicants must be embarking on their first college-level study abroad experience.
Annual Amount: $500
Deadline: November 1
Class Standing: SO
The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
To be considered, student must have a parent, grandparent, or guardian who is a member of NIAF, and have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy.
Award Amounts: $2,000 - $12,000
Deadline: March 1
Scholarship Opportunity for Globally-Minded Leader
Award Amounts: $5,000
Class Standing: Graduate student studying abroad in Europe (Fall 2020)
Deadline: April 13, 2020
Contact: Josh Hopton-Stewart at email@example.com
Tortuga Backpacks Scholarship
Annual Amount: $1,000 and 1 Outbreaker Backpack
Deadline: May 20 (Fall Term), December 20 (Spring Term)
Scholarship Search Engines and Databases
AllTheRooms – Room to Travel Study Abroad Scholarship
University students enrolled in or enrolling in a study abroad program with their university must submit a 600-800 worded essay on what inspires them to travel and the benefits they stand to gain from their study abroad experience. Winning submission receives $1,000 to be used on study abroad costs. Eligible students have U.S. citizenship or residency and is enrolled in or enrolling in a study abroad program at an accredited university.
CollegeScholarships.org - General Search Engine - Search by Major
-Women’s Scholarship – Deadline: Varies
-Blogging Scholarship – Deadline: Varies
-Minority Scholarship – Deadline: Varies
USE WEBSITE HOMEPAGE TO SEARCH BY ANY MAJOR!
IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
Free online database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
SallieMae Scholarship Opportunities
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Scholarships for Development
Scholarships for Development is a database of international scholarships that are open to students from developing countries and international students in general.
Six grand prize winners will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship to put towards their study abroad or volunteer program. 10 second prize winners will receive $1,000 scholarship and 25 third place winners will receive $500 scholarship.
Search for scholarships by country or your field of study
Deadline: Summer/Fall applications usually due on March 1.
Study Abroad Scholarships
Provides a database with access to various study abroad financial aid websites.
Wells Fargo Scholarship Opportunities
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Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia. Eligible languages are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Vietnamese. Only for specific language programs, see website for full list of programs. Proposals may be submitted if a program does not exist in a country already. Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as academia, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, and government service are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: December 30
Boren Awards for International Study
For U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests
and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America,
and the Middle East. Preference is given to academic year abroad students. The program focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
Award Amounts: $8,000 for Summer (limited to STEM students only, program must be minimum of 8 weeks); $10,000 for semester; $20,000 for academic year
Critical Language Scholarship
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.
Languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.
Deadline: November 15
Australian Government Education Office
Database of scholarships for students who want to study in Australia.
Austrian Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility
List of scholarships for students and researchers who want to study in Austria.
Eastern Europe & Eurasia
American Councils for International Education Research Fellowships
With funds from the U.S. Department of State (Title VIII), American Councils administers several major grants for independent, overseas policy relevant research in the humanities and social sciences as well as language training. In recent years, American Councils scholars have conducted independent research in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. Grants are available for graduate students, Ph.D. students, faculty, and post-doctoral scholars.
Database of scholarships and grants for study in France.
Cultural Services French Embassy in the United States
List of study abroad scholarships and research grants for travel to France.
Delta Phi Alpha
Several study abroad scholarships to support undergraduate Delta Phi Alpha Members who are planning to study abroad on an accredited program in a German-speaking country.
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organizations.
Open to students who have enrolled in their college or university’s study abroad program to Italy.
Annual amount: $1,000 plus a 3-day Italy Rail Pass
Majors: Open to all
Deadline: Open May 15 through June 30 (Fall)
Association of Teachers of Japanese, Study Abroad in Japan
- Morgan Stanley Scholarship:
Award Amount: $7,500 for a semester
Majors: Economics and International Finance
- Bridging Scholarship:
Award Amount: $2,500 for a semester; $4,000 for an academic year
Deadline: April (Fall), October (Spring)
Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship
Offers research, undergraduate, Japan studies, teacher training and professional training scholarships to U.S. citizens living in Michigan and Ohio through the Japanese Consulate in Detroit.
JASSO Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan)
PDF Pamphlet of Short-term Study stipends and scholarships for Japanese institutions
Education New Zealand
The official government site for advice on studying abroad in New Zealand. Scholarships can be searched for by student’s nationality and major.
The Kosciuszko Foundation
Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students of Polish descent at a variety of sites in Poland.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is a publicly supported, nonprofit, organization that promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the U.S. and the Nordic countries. Grants and fellowships are available for graduate students studying in Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway).
American Women’s Club in Sweden (AWC)
The AWC Scholarship Foundation was created in 1982 by the late Dr. Jesse Lokrantz, an esteemed member of the American Women’s Club in Stockholm. The purpose of the scholarship is to facilitate study for American citizens at accredited Swedish universities and/or to facilitate study of AWC members or their children at an accredited university in the United States. Both female and male applicants are welcome. Applicants must be American citizens. Applications typically accepted between February 1–March 31 for the following academic year.
The Norway-America Association
The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial support for Americans to study in Norway. By supporting post-graduate study or research in areas of mutual importance to Norway and the United States we hope to bring the two countries closer. Applicant must be an American citizen, planning to study/or currently studying in Norway. Scholarships are only for full time graduate level studies, both exchange and whole degree in Norway.
Sons of Norway
The Sons of Norway Foundation awards approximately 25 scholarships to promising students each year. These programs promote cultural exchange and support higher education to help students follow their dreams.
Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) Program
The Exchange Student Support Program offers financial support for selected international exchange students at partner universities in Korea. The grants cover the expenses for accommodation, transportation, and insurance.
Study in Taiwan
Database of scholarships for students who want to study in Taiwan.
Turkish Coalition of America
The Turkish Coalition of America provides up to 100 scholarships per year for students of the following backgrounds: African American, Armenian American, Bosnian American, Filipino American, Hispanic American, Macedonian American, Native American. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a language program or university study abroad program in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), or Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
Association of American Study Abroad Programmes United Kingdom (AASAP/UK)
In 2012 AASAP/UK launched the Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship for study abroad students coming to the UK. Lord Acton was AASAP/UK’s first Honorary President, serving in this capacity from 2006 until his untimely death in 2010. His professional career included work as a banker, barrister, human rights campaigner, writer and politician. He sat in the House of Lords as both a life and hereditary peer on the Labour benches. He was a champion of international educational and cultural exchange and offered invaluable assistance and guidance to AASAP/UK.
British American Chamber of Commerce (BACC) - Study in the UK
For undergraduate students planning a semester or short-term study in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales.
Award Amount: $2,500-$3,500
Deadline: Between March 1 and March 31
Contact: The Office of Global Education at EdAbroad@kent.edu
Each year, BUTEX (British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association) awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university. The Scholarship is open to all undergraduate students who are affiliated to a BUTEX Full Member institution.
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world. Chevening Awards are aimed at graduates who have already acquired some work experience.
Graduate scholarship for post-undergraduate students wanting to study at a U.K. institution in any field of study.
Annual Amount: Varies
GPA: Undergraduate 3.7+
Class Standing: Current and incoming Master’s students
North America Wales Foundation
The Foundation provides scholarships and bursaries to recipients whose applications promote cultural or educational links between Wales and north America.
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy. The program offers up to 50 awards, each worth £8000, towards tuition fees for any one year of full-time study on a postgraduate master’s program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions. Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.