Funding your study abroad requires some research and applying for as many available scholarships as you can. Find various external scholarship opportunities and resources below, that can help you keep your study abroad costs affordable.
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In hopes that a tragedy can enrich the lives of others, the Ashley Soulé Conroy foundation has been created to provide scholarships for travel and study abroad.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students with limited resources. All students who receive a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program are strongly encouraged to apply. Award amounts will vary based on student's ranking during the selection process, their financial need, and length of program; however, the average award is $4,000.
Find out more about the Gilman Scholarship program, or talk with your Study Abroad Advisor.
The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers 100 scholarships annually to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. USAC students attending the Hiroshima or Nagasaki programs are eligible.
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding for US undergraduate and graduate students to study in world regions critical to the future security of our nation and underrepresented in study abroad.
USAC students attending the Brighton, Bristol, London, Reading, or Stirling programs are eligible for this award.
Delta Phi Alpha offers several scholarships to recognize high-achieving Delta Phi Alpha undergraduate students who plan to study abroad in Germany.
The Diverse International Women of Color Study Abroad Scholarship is a nonprofit organization intended to assist women of color who are exceptional in their studies and in need of financial assistance to study abroad. DIWC awards scholarships to women of color who have been accepted to an in-person study abroad program.
Education New Zealand manages several outbound scholarships for student who wish to study abroad in New Zealand.
Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
Find out more about the Freeman-Asia scholarship program or talk with your Study Abroad Advisor.
USAC is proud to join the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) as an Access Partner in the shared commitment to increase the number of underrepresented American undergraduates studying abroad through the provision of scholarships!
Students with financial need who are participating on USAC programs may apply for FEA-USAC Access Scholarships of up to $5,000 and will also be considered for FEA’s general scholarships.
The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities.
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for undergraduate children of active-duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. The scholarship honors the late Senator John McCain's legacy of public service by enabling undergraduate students to develop the leadership, career readiness, skills, and global perspective to pursue careers of service and contribute to preserving the principles and alliances that are critical to an international order based on the rule of law, human rights, and democracy.
The mission at Going is to help people travel and experience the world. Since 2017, they've helped young travelers get out there and get going. Twice a year, two outstanding students will win $1,500 scholarships towards their upcoming study abroad program.
This scholarship assists Golden Key Members who participate in a study abroad program.
Students applying to any study abroad program are eligible to apply for the Go Overseas Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship.
This scholarship program is intended to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education, especially in support of high-achieving, low-income students.
Students applying to any study abroad program in Italy are eligible to apply.
Available to qualified students attending the Hiroshima or Nagasaki programs. Additional details will be provided once students have been approved.
This application is intended for any Jewish student studying abroad. Students may apply for programming grants, subsidies to attend educational programs, and on invitation travel subsidies.
Since 1954, the Government of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT or Monbukagakusho) has provided scholarships each year to assist students interested in studying at Japanese universities through the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program. As of the 2015 Japanese academic year, some 102,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan as Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship students. And, as of May 1, 2015, there were 9,223 MEXT Scholarship recipients studying in Japan.
USAC students who are Italian American or majoring in Italian studies or a related field are eligible.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.
Rotary clubs offer scholarships for undergraduate studies that can often be used for study abroad. Follow the link to find your local Rotary club.
USAC students attending a program in Japan may be eligible.
USAC students attending the Haifa program are eligible.
Report Examines the Impact of National Study Abroad Scholarship Program for Low-Income Students