Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant Program - Awards grants to emerging creative artists with funds supporting periods of travel for the purpose of study, exploration, and growth. Award: Up to $5,000
Youth Foundation Scholarship - Available to high school seniors seeking higher education at accredited four-year United States colleges or universities. Applicants must show a 3.5+ or better grade average and should document financial need. Award: Varies, ranges between $2,500 and $4000
Critical Language Scholarships - The CLS Program is a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply.
Global Studies Foundation Student Grant - The CLS Program is a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply.
NSEP Boren Scholarship - The Language Flagship offers the Boren Scholarship once a year to undergraduate students to study languages that are underrepresented in areas critical to U.S. interests.The Language Flagship also offers a limited Number of fellowships to qualified American students interested in receiving financial support to participate in one of the Graduate Flagship Programs in Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, and Persian.
AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants - Over $800,000 is given to deserving students for both semester and summer programs by the American Institute for Foreign Study.
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship - Part of Tortuga Backpack's mission "is to help people take amazing trips" -- which is why they dedicate part of their proceeds towards a study abroad scholarship for full-time students who have been accepted to study abroad trips. It's only open to U.S. citizens. To apply just complete an Online application and 500-word essay.
IFSA-Butler College Study Abroad Programs - IFSA_Butler believes that every student should be able to study abroad, regardless of their financial situation. They offer general scholarships as well as scholarships for certain countries or programs. The Alliance for Global Education scholarship, for example, offers awards based entirely on the student's financial need.
The BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust - The BEST scholarships offers multiple awards to students from the UK to begin post-graduate study in North America. Several different types of scholarships are awarded based on the area of study the student wants to focus on.
Study Abroad Journal Scholarship - Through recording your memories and sharing your learning with your community, you share study abroad with the world. Scholarship selection is based on quality of application, creativity in essay (written, photo, video) and general sharing/engagement on social media.
The Intern Group Global Leadership Grants - The Intern Group offers merit-based scholarships for students and recent graduates every fall, spring, and summer. These grants are used towards The Intern Group's programs in specific countries and may change from year to year. As of 2016, the upcoming grants available are for programs in Madrid, Latin America, Australia, and Hong Kong.
Scholarships for Study Abroad in Asia - Thailand
Department of Education Scholarship for Programs in China - Provides financial assistance to students who are participating in the Chinese language programs offered by the CIEE Centers at Peking University (Beijing), East China Normal University (Shanghai), Nanjing University, and National Chengchi University (Taipei). Based on merit, financial need, and previous language experience.
Henry Luce Foundation: Luce Scholars Program - Stipends and internships for eighteen Americans under the age of 29 to live and work in Asia are available each year.
Freeman Asia - The Freeman-Asia scholarship provides American students to study abroad in one of the 15 Asian countries on semester or summer programs (at least eight weeks in length). Scholarships are first offered to student with no prior experience in the country where they plan to study.
Japanese Studies Scholarships - The Japanese Studies Scholarships are for undergraduate students who wish to pursue Japan-related studies. This program offers students an opportunity to study Japanese language and culture for one year in Japan. Students must be currently enrolled in Japanese at a university outside of Japan at the time of application. Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho).
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan - Scholarships for American students participating in study abroad programs in Japan to assist with travel and living expenses. Funding from private foundations and major US corporations has made it possible for ATJ to award scholarships annually. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite.
Morgan Stanley Scholarships - For those students interested in economics and international finance who have been accepted for study in Japan are eligible.
India Study Abroad Center - Available to deserving international students interested in studying abroad in India through an ISAC program.
Asia Exchange Scholarships - Awarded twice a year for students who are currently enrolled in a university/college. The scholarship is to be used for studying abroad via Asia Exchange at one of the following universities: Bali, Indonesia: Udayana University; Bangkok, Thailand: Kasetsart University; Guangzhou, China: Guangzhou University; Phuket, Thailand: Prince of Songkla University; and Seoul, South Korea: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. The entire program fee for each of the above programs is $3,500.
Alliance for Global Education Need Based Scholarships - Alliance offers need-based scholarships every fall, spring, and summer for their China, India, and Istanbul programs. These are awarded based on the student's financial need and are only applicable to these three programs.
Scholarships for Study Abroad in Europe - Evora, Portugal
Walter Jensen Scholarship for Study Abroad - Awarded to a future teacher of French to help pay for a semester or a year studying French abroad in an accredited program in any Francophone country. Students must be currently enrolled in an established teacher education program in French and must be sponsored by a member of the American Association of Teachers of French. Awards are based on financial need and can be used to cover tuition, fees, travel, or housing costs.
The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship For French Language, Literature, and Culture - Awarded by the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa for at least 6 months of study in France. Candidates must be US citizens holding a B.A. who can demonstrate that their career does or will involve the active use of the French language. They must demonstrate superior competence in French.
German Academic Exchange Service - Offers 9 different types of scholarships, grants, and fellowships for study and research in Germany. There are awards for undergraduate students to post-doctoral scholars in every field imaginable. Ranges from financial support for 3-week courses to full-year financial support for an academic year abroad.
Congress - Bundestag Youth Exchange Program - Scholarship program that facilitates cultural exchange for American and German young adults in the business, vocational, technical, and agricultural fields. 12-month program includes support for intensive language instruction, university classes, and a 5-month career-related internship. Funds round-trip airfare, language study and university classes, living stipend.
EESA-Eastern European Study Abroad - EESA provides merit and need-based scholarships of up to $7,000 per applicant. EESA offers individual financial advising to all students and ensures that each student is able to study abroad.
Delta Phi Alpha Scholarship Awards - The national honor society for German awards scholarships to undergraduate student members wishing to further their German studies with research and study abroad in a German-speaking country.
American Austrian Foundation - Offers numerous awards to support exchanges to Austria in the fields of medicine, science, communications, and the arts.
Work Immersion Study Program (WISP) - Three-month work and study immersion program that pays for intensive 1-month language course and places students in a 2-month paid internship in a business or technical field related to their career plans in Germany.
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbuttel Fellowship - Applicants for long- and short-term fellowships at the Newberry may also ask to be considered for this joint fellowship providing an additional two-month fellowship in Wolfenbuttel, Germany.
Kosciuszko Foundation Year Abroad in Poland Scholarship - Financial support from the Polish Ministry of Education and Sport and the Kosciuszko Foundation for US students to study and live in Poland for a semester or year. Includes tuition waiver and stipend for living costs for study of Polish language, history, and literature at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund - Scholarship to support the study of American students in Norway or Norwegian students in the US.
UniPlaces Scholarship - UniPlaces is a search engine for student accommodation, and while their scholarship is different than most others on the list, applicants will have the chance to win accommodation for a full semester of their study abroad -- which we all know can be a major expense! Applicants can be any nationality.
uVolunteer Scholarship - This scholarship isn't for studying abroad, but it's a great opportunity for volunteering abroad. This scholarship covers the full cost of volunteering abroad in Costa Rica for 4 weeks; everything from airfare to housing is covered. Applicants must submit a video demonstrating how they've made a difference in their community.
Center for Cross-Cultural Study Scholarship Program - The Center for Cross-Cultural Study Scholarship Program is open to all students enrolled in CC-CS study abroad programs in Spain, Argentina, and Cuba.
LIVFund - The Learn, Intern, and Volunteer in Latin America fund offers scholarships to any student in need of financial assistance and planning to study or intern abroad in Latin America (including Argentina and Cuba).
HACU Study Abroad Scholarship Programs - The HACU offers two different scholarships to students of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities to participate in programs around the world.
Expanish Short Term Argentina Scholarship - Expanish offers two scholarships during January term and two during May sessions. They are equal to the equivalent of 25% of the student's program fees.
Scholarships for Study Abroad in Israel, the Middle East, and Africa - Isalo, Madagascar
American Research Center In Egypt Fellowships - Over the course of five decades, ARCE's fellowship program has benefited more than six hundred scholars, whose research interests span the diversity of Egypt's periods and cultures.
The School for Field Studies Scholarships (SFS) - The Heather Jo Leibowitz Memorial Scholarship is an endowed scholarship open to SFS students participating in an East Africa program. SFS students who have expressed an interest in continuing the community work that Heather began are eligible to apply. In addition, there's a wide range of School for Field Studies Scholarships available.
Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award - An award that focuses unambiguously on excellence in scholarship; it has a long tradition of investing in education and related fields.
CGE's Students of Color Endowed Scholarship Fund - The Students of Color Endowed Scholarship Fund exists to provide encouragement and financial assistance to a student of any class who is involved in a Center for Global Education
Vance Scholarship in Ghana - For students attending Central College Abroad's program in west Africa.
US Indonesia Society Grants - USINDO Travel Grants are open U.S. and Indonesian citizens seeking to travel to Indonesia or the United States to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences. Award: $2,000
Southeast Asian Fellowship Program - The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships, fellowships, educational exchanges, and professional development programs are available.
Fellowship Grant in Singapore - The Asian Civilizations Museum invites scholars to apply for fellowships in areas related to the museum's collections and topics of future exhibitions. The research fellowships support in-depth original study and writing on specialized aspects of Asian culture.
Award: A monthly stipend of $5,000, plus a grant for S$3,000 for relocation costs
Otago Polytechnic Scholarships - Otago Polytechnic offers multiple scholarships, which are open to local and international students. These scholarships cover several different areas of study, so it's very likely you can find one to fit your needs.
Unitec Insitute of Technology Scholarships - Scholarships from Unitec are available to both New Zealand and international students. They are currently offering every American student who applies before Feb 1 $500 off their study abroad tuition. Act fast to get a discounted study abroad experience at this presitigious school.
Go Overseas New Zealand Scholarship - Go Overseas annually offers one student the opportunity to study abroad in New Zealand. To receive this scholarship, the student must submit a photo depicting their kiwi pride and an essay describing why they want to study in New Zealand.
Award: $15,000 NZD and round trip airfare
Go Overseas Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship - Go Overseas offers a bi-annual scholarship to students who are planning on studying or interning abroad. Applicants must submit a photo essay and quick survey to enter. The award of $500, to go to any part of your study or intern abroad trip, is given to the most creative entrant. Read our full list of insider tips for applying to the Go Overseas scholarship to get ahead of the crowd!
National Security Education Program / David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships:- Scholarships to support U.S. undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in world regions critical to US interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East), in exchange for a commitment to seek work in the federal government. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Award: $2,500 - $20,000
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program - Provides awards for US undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Based on financial need. Sponsored by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Award: Up to $5,000 (plus additional bonus funds available to Gilman Scholarship recipients only)
Robert B. Bailey Scholarship - The Robert B. Bailey Scholarship is intended to promote the participation in CIEE's International Study Programs of individuals or members of groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in study abroad, especially ethnic minority students. Applicants are asked to specify the group to which they belong and which they believe to be underrepresented in study abroad. Award: Up to $2,000 per student
CIEE International Study Programs (CIEE-ISP) Scholarships - Scholarships each year to students who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need and who are applicants from an Academic Consortium member institution (list is here). Applications are reviewed based upon the information provided including financial need, academic achievement, the Personal Statement essay, and recommendations. Award: $1,500 - $2,000 per student
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs)- Selected participants work for one academic year in a school or university in a foreign country in Europe, Asia, or South America, assisting in the teaching of English language and American culture. Participants are integrated into the life of the host country. Program details differ from country to country, but participants receive a stipend, paid round-trip airfare, and other benefits. Applicants must have B.A. at time the award year begins.
USAC Scholarships - USAC awards more than $350,000 in scholarships each year to help students with their study abroad expenses. They have a variety of scholarships available for students enrolled in USAC programs, including general study abroad, Member University, and site/project specific scholarships.
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships - The Rotary Club offers 3 different types of scholarship: Academic Year Ambassadorial Scholarships for 1 year of study abroad, Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships for 2 years of degree-oriented study abroad, and Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships for 3 or 6 months of language study and cultural immersion abroad. Applicants must be a citizen of a country that has Rotary Clubs and must have completed at least 2 years of college-level coursework or equivalent professional experience before commencing their scholarship studies.
Award: $13,000 - $25,000
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarships - The national honor society for foreign language students awards scholarships for undergraduate study in programs abroad to its members. Award: $1,000
Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarships - Ten scholarships awarded annually for members of the Golden Key Honor Society for undergraduate study abroad. Awards will be made based on academic merit and relevance of study abroad program to major field of study.
Fulbright Travel Grants - To pay round trip travel expenses to study abroad programs in Germany, Hungary, Italy in cases where the cost of travel is not covered by the program fees.
American Association of University Women Fellowships and Grants -One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3 million in funding for more than 200 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2009-10 academic year. Award: Varies. Between $2,000 and $30,000
CEA Scholarships - CEA offers 8 unique scholarship opportunities available to those enrolled in CEA study abroad programs, based on need, merit, affiliation, and distinction. Award: $500 - $750 for short term programs and $1,000 - $3000 for year-long programs
Glimpse Correspondents Programs - The Glimpse Foundation and The National Geographic Society seek talented writers, photographers, and filmmakers to record their experiences studying abroad. Award: Save $600 from one of their courses
Churchill Foundation Scholarship - At least fourteen Churchill Scholarships are offered annually. The Scholarship is tenable for nine, ten or twelve months, depending on the academic program. Award: $45,000 - $50,000
Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation - Travel Study Awards through the CJS foundation are available to Silver or Gold Award Girl Scouts who plan to study abroad. Award: $1,000
John T. Petters Scholarship - Scholarship awards for students interested in international business with diverse backgrounds looking to study abroad as part of their degree plan. Award: Up to $5,000
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Stephen A. Schwarzman - http://schwarzmanscholars.org/admissions/application/ - Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.