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Additional Scholarship Resources

The Gilman Scholarship Fund

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad. Awards of up to $5,000 are made for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. 


Eligibility: For any U.S. citizen in good academic standing and who is taking part in any credit-bearing study abroad program for up to one academic year. Student must demonstrate financial need; students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate college or university are eligible to apply. Details available on the website listed below. 
http://www.iie.org/gilman  

 

Association of American Study Abroad Programs UK

In 2012 AASAP/UK launched the Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship. The £1,000 annual scholarship provides a deserving study abroad student with financial support to pursue academic study in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at a US college or university, and who will be studying abroad in the UK for at least one term/semester in the 2013/14 academic year.
http://www.aasapuk.org

 

The Bridging Project

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan.  More information about the "Bridging Scholarship" can be found at the website listed below. 
http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/scholarships

 

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association 

Sixteen scholarships are awarded to North American students who study abroad at a United Kingdom University that is a member of BUTEX.  GlobaLinks Learning Abroad's UK partners are members of BUTEX, and GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students who will attend a university in the UK are eligible to apply.
http://www.butex.ac.uk/?q=node/38

 

Country Specific Scholarships

Most European Countries in which the EuroScholars program is offered, have a nationwide organisation that promotes higher education in that country. They may also provide scholarships for international students.  These countries include Belgium, Finland, Germany Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.  Please visit the EuroScholars website for more information.
http://www.euroscholars.eu/financialaid.htm#studabr

 

DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students who will attend a university in Germany may be eligible to apply.
http://www.daad.org/?p=47220

 

Freeman Asia

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
http://www.iie.org/en/programs/freeman-asia
  

Diversity Network

Diversity Network, in partnership with STA Travel, offers summer travel scholarships for students from their member institutions (GlobaLinks Learning Abroad). For many students, access to financial aid for the summer term is limited. For eighteen deserving students, the $750 Diversity Network Summer Scholarships will help offset the cost of travel to their host country. Students must meet grant criteria and participate on a credit bearing summer research, study, internships or service-learning/volunteer abroad program. Please visit http://www.diversitynetwork.org/scholarships for more information on eligibility, deadlines and a copy of the application. 

  

Foundation for Education Abroad (FEA)

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.
http://www.fundforeducationabroad.com/applicants/scholarships/

 

Glimpse Abroad Correspondents Program

A $600 stipend will be awarded to a talented writer and photographer between the ages of 18 and 36 who will be studying, working, or volunteering abroad for at least 10 weeks. Correspondents will submit stories to Glimpse for guaranteed publication and will have support from a team of professional editors.
http://glimpse.org/correspondents/

 

Go Overseas Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded each academic year. The award for each scholarship is $1,000. The Go Overseas scholarship is open to current students who will be enrolled in a study abroad program during the coming academic year. Recipients must be successfully accepted into a study abroad program.
http://www.gooverseas.com/go-overseas-study-abroad-scholarship 

 

IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories

IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories, a joint project between the Institute of International Education and EducationDynamics, provides an online directory of study abroad funding scholarships and grants searchable by country or subject.
http://iiepassport.org/

 

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

There are forty-five $1,000 grants awarded each year to help support undergraduate study abroad. The grant is open to Phi Kappa Phi members as well as non-members in all fields of study. Student must attend an institution with a Phi Kappa Phi chapter, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 and have a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 90 credit hours completed. Study abroad program must commence in May and end in June of the following year. Applicants must submit a letter of acceptance into the study abroad program and have at least two semesters remaining at the home institution after the completion of the study abroad program.
http://www.phikappaphi.org/Web/Awards/Study_Abroad_FAQ.html

 

The Snowdon Awards Scheme

Every year, grants are provided to students who have a physical or sensory disability and will be studying at a university in the UK. Grants range from £250 to £2,500 and help cover additional costs, like computers, mobility equipment or human help that push up the already high costs of being a student.
http://www.snowdonawardscheme.org.uk/grants/

 

GoAbroad.com Scholarship Database

This website offers a list of funding opportunities and scholarships searchable by country or subject area.
http://scholarships.goabroad.com/

 

InternationalScholarships.com Scholarship Database

This website provides a list of scholarships specifically for those who wish to study abroad.
http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

 

The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. The Global Studies Foundation seeks to support a formative experience abroad for the recipient, who also must share this experience with others upon his or her return – ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media. We are particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages.

Applicants must be US citizens and currently enrolled full-time and in good academic standing in an accredited secondary or postsecondary institution. Among the most significant selection criteria are academic performance (as indicated in courses, grades, recommendations, and other achievements), program merit, and outreach potential. Grant recipients will be expected to acknowledge GSF's support, to report on their experiences, and to work with GSF to share those experiences as widely as possible.
http://www.globalstudiesfoundation.org/ShowContents.cfm?CategoryID=64 
 

Fastweb.com

Fastweb.com is a free, scholarship search engine that compiles national, community, and college-specific scholarships available anywhere.
http://www.fastweb.com

 

Canadian Bureau for International Education

CBIE administers a range of awards on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. The scholarships section of this website outlines scholaship opportunities for Canadians who wish to study abroad.
http://www.cbie.ca/  

  

The University of Minnesota's External Scholarship Database

This can be a useful tool to discover other available study abroad funding and scholarship opportunities. Click Here>

 

General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts

Residents of Massachusetts may apply for these study abroad scholarships to study for a semester, summer, or academic year abroad. Awards are up to $800.
www.gfwcma.org

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. GSF seeks to support a formative experience abroad for the recipient, who also must share this experience with others upon his or her return. GSF is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Among the most significant selection criteria are academic performance (as indicated in courses, grades, recommendations, and other achievements), program merit, and outreach potential. Grant recipients will be expected to acknowledge GSF's support, to report on their experiences, and to work with GSF to share those experiences as widely as possible.
Email: grants@globalstudiesfoundation.org.  

 

Rotary Club 

The program sponsors several types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies. While abroad, scholars serve as goodwill ambassadors to the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs. Interested applicants must apply through their local rotary club for specific information. Click on Club Locator to find your local chapter. 

 

StudyAbroad.com Scholarship Database

This website offers a list of funding opportunities and scholarships. 
http://www.studyabroad.com/scholarships.aspx

 

The Whitaker Foundation

The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.
http://www.whitaker.org/

 

Your Home University

You should also check with your study office, academic department, and financial aid office to see what scholarships might be available through your home university.

 

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