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While there are numerous educational and social programs offered for college students, there is only one that offers students the opportunity to travel the world while earning college credit, and that is a study abroad program. We have assembled everything you will need to know when deciding whether studying abroad is right for you, from why studying abroad is rewarding, to preparing for the trip overseas, to choosing the right program, and most importantly how to find funding.

There are many ways to fund your experiences overseas and many of the available scholarships and grants for study aboard programs are for, but not limited to those in dire financial need. The Full Bright Program is the largest U.S. International exchange program – offering students and professionals the opportunity to study, conduct research, and teach the English language in 140 countries. If you’re a member of Phi Kappa Phi you can apply for one of the forty-five $1,000 grants they distribute annually to study overseas.

Check out the scholarships and grants we have complied below for award options you may be for. To find additional information about scholarships, grants, internships and fellowships conduct a free college scholarship search.

AIFS Diversity Scholarship - Semester Study Abroad
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AIFS is recognized as a leading provider of study abroad programs. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS. With more than 50 years of experience, we have the resources and experience to provide what our students want and need in a study abroad program, and to safeguard their welfare around the globe.

Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is [...] More

Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship
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Our family has established a non-profit foundation in loving memory of Ashley. The mission is to create a permanent endowment and award scholarships to qualified students for the travel and study abroad, based on merit, personal qualities and/or financial need. For further details and to apply, please visit the provider's website.

Criteria:
-Applications for the Spring Semester are to be [...] More

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Established in 1955 by a Trust endowed by the late Aubrey Lee Brooks, these scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides central administration for the Brooks Foundation.

Eligibility:
-Complete application
-Demonstrate financial need
-Plan to enroll as a full-time [...] More

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Asian Language Study
Application Deadlines: December 30, Annually
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study at the advanced level in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. Grants are highly competitive. In recent years we have been able to fund less than 10% of applicants.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are intended to cover basic expenses at a graduate student level necessary to [...] More

Central College Abroad Study Abroad Merit Scholarship
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For many students, scholarship funds make a real difference between participation and staying home. For students who attend a school that is part of Central’s cooperative council, additional scholarships are available.

Central College Abroad provides scholarship opportunities for semester and year program applicants for both Central College and non-Central students. Scholarship applications [...] More

CIEE Language Intensive Merit Scholarship
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CIEE offers 14 types of scholarships to recognize academic achievement and enable international education. Awards are made based on personal statements from student applicants. Every year, we award more than $3 million in scholarships and grants for study abroad. Our comprehensive approach addresses three distinct areas to ensure we reach students of diverse academic, ethnic, and economic [...] More

DAAD German Studies Research Grant
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This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. The program is designed to encourage research and promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern [...] More

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of [...] More

HACUS-IES Study Abroad Scholarship
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Sponsored by Institute of the International Education of Students, the HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship is available to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).

Eligibility:
-Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
-Apply to/ accepted to and enroll in a summer, semester or academic year [...] More

McConnell Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The prestigious McConnell Scholarships are reserved for 10 Kentucky graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential. Scholarships are renewable for a total of four years.

Scholarship amounts will be determined by the selections committee, but typically will include full tuition and a stipend for books at the University of Louisville. In addition, each [...] More

NJCU Honors Program in Finance Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The New Jersey City University Business Honors Program in Finance is a challenging program for highly-prepared incoming freshman who seek to pursue finance related careers.

Selected recipients will receive:
-Four-year full-tuition scholarships
-A free laptop computer
-Study abroad experiences
-Workplace internships
-Personalized advisement from expert faculty

In order to be considered [...] More

NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 09, Annually
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities 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. The countries of Western Europe, [...] More

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
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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. Fifty grants are awarded each year.

You are eligible to apply if you meet all of the following:
-You attend an undergraduate institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter
-You have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or [...] More

Texas A&M University-Century Scholar Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Century Scholars Program (CSP) is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 108 high schools throughout the state of Texas. Established during the 1999-2000 academic year, the Century Scholars Program is an academic scholarship and retention program seeking to increase the number of enrolled and retained students from under-represented Texas high schools. The program serves as a [...] More

The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Goizueta Foundation Latino Leadership Pipeline Scholarships are designed to increase the number of students of Hispanic/Latino origin who enroll and complete their undergraduate degrees at Georgia State, in addition to providing mentors, internships, and community service experiences to these students so that they can become the leaders of the future. Student must be a rising senior from high [...] More

The Norman Woodberry Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The World Affairs Forum, based in Stamford Connecticut, has established a scholarship program for deserving university students to encourage study abroad for those interested in pursuing an international career.

The Norman Woodberry Scholarship will award a college/university student based upon the following selection criteria:
-Resident of or studying in Fairfield County, CT or Westchester [...] More

University of Georgia/Foundation Fellowships
Application Deadlines: November 04, Annually
The Foundation Fellowship and the Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship are the most prestigious undergraduate scholarships at UGA.

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $11,072 for in-state students (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $8,590 per year) and $18,180 for out-of-state students (plus an out-of-state tuition waiver, currently worth $18,210 per year). [...] More

Last Edited: November 2015

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