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This new resource is an excellent tool that can be used by education abroad, multicultural, financial aid and other offices on campus to help students realize the different options available to fund study abroad. The booklet can be accessed online from: http://www.diversityabroad.com/financial-aid.
Created a scholarship through The Elizabeth A. Sackler Museum Education Trust (EASMET) for female students with exceptional artistic excellence in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography or art conservation who intends to pursue a career in this field and wishing to study abroad at Studio Art Centers International (SAC). 212-984-5548. Contact: Erica Fretwell at firstname.lastname@example.org
The NSEP program provides funding for undergraduate and graduates studying abroad in areas outside of Western Europe , Canada , New Zealand and Australia . Students in fields of study critical to U.S. national security, such as engineering, and applied sciences, business and economics, international affairs, political, policy and social sciences, and health and law, are particularly encouraged to apply. For further information, contact: NSEP Undergraduate Scholarships, IIE, 1400 K Street NW , Washington , DC 20005-2403.
Tel. #:1-800-618-6737 Fax: (202)-326-7698.
At UW-Parkside-Contact: Consuelo Clemens .
The goal is to increase the number of American undergraduates who study in East and Southeast Asia . Awardees will be expected to share their experiences with their home campus to encourage study abroad by others, and to spread understanding of Asia in their home communities. Contact: Freeman-ASIA Program, IIE, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York , NY , 10017-3580 .
The Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) Bridging Project Clearinghouse at the University of Colorado provides financial support for students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. ATJ awards scholarships to assist with travel and living expenses in Japan. This scholarship can be used in conjunction with participation on the Council Study Center program in Tokyo. For more information about Bridging Scholarships, including deadlines for applying and an application, contact:
Tel. #: (303) 492-5487. Fax: 303-492-5856.
Available to assist students of color participating in the Center for Global Education Study Abroad programs in Mexico and Namibia . For undergraduates and U.S. citizens. Average award is about $2,500. Deadline is Oct. 15 for Spring, and April 15 for Fall.
The German exchange offers undergraduate scholarships for study abroad, language or summer courses, senior thesis, and/or internships in Germany . Grants available to graduate students, Ph.D. candidates & faculty, scholars and scientists at universities. Contact: German Academic Exchange Service, 950 Third Ave , New York , NY , 10022 or
Tel. #: (212) 758-3223.
The Institute for International Education (IIE) administers international exchange programs, scholarships and grants. For more information on all the services that IIE can provide, please contact IIE, U.S. Student Programs Division, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
The Rotary Foundation, the world’s largest privately-sponsored international scholarship program, provides funding for overseas study for undergraduate, graduate, vocational, and journalism students, and also offers a special award for teachers of the disabled. Rotary Foundation scholarships provide money for travel and living expenses, as well as tuition and academic fees. Contact your local Rotary Club for application information or write to: Rotary International, One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201. Tel. #: (847) 866-3000 Fax:( 847)328-8554.
The International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC) offers loan programs to help participants pay for their study abroad experience. The International Student Loan Program (ISLP) offers Stafford and PLUS loan financing with a supplemental loan through a single package. Students are able to receive government and supplemental financing to cover all costs of studying abroad through one program. For an application packet and further information, please contact IEFC customer service representative: International Education Finance Corporation, 424 Adams Street, Milton, MA 02186.
Tel. #: (617) 696-7840 Fax: 617-698-3001
This program is designed to provide American undergraduates with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experience in countries and areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation. For more info, contact Institute of International Education — NSEP Undergraduate Scholarship/ 1400 K Street, NW — Suite 650/ Washington D.C. 20005-2403 or (800) 618-NSEP.
Designed for students of color–- African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic American and Pacific Islander. Offers one hundred $1,000 scholarships annually for one semester of study in Australia, Czech Republic, Western Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Russia. Fifty scholarships of $500 are awarded for summer study.
Administered by the Department of State. This scholarship is designed for students planning on pursuing a career in the Foreign Service. Undergraduate and graduate funding is available. U.S. citizens only. Contact The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Award will cover half the cost of junior year abroad at an approved institution of student’s choice. Includes sophomore and junior summer institutes and internship opportunities. Must be a U.S. citizen, a sophomore at a 4-year institution, with a minimum of 3.2/4.0 GPA. Emphasis on members of underrepresented minority groups. Applications due March 1 for the following academic year. For applications write to Executive Director, Institute for International Public Policy, The College Fund/UNCF, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, P.O. Box 1044, Fairfax, VA 22031.
For persons of cultural or racial diversity. Provides $1,000 for students to attend a Lisle Fellowship International Program in Hawaii, Costa Rica, Bali, Africa, or Japan. Three reference letters are needed. Deadline is April 1. Contact Lisle Fellowships, 433 W. Sterns Rd. Temperance, MI 48182,
(313) 847-7126. 1-800-477-1538. Fax: (419) 530-1245.
Recipients must participate in the University of Minnesota’s SPAN or MSID program. Only students who are going to a developing nation are eligible. Deadline-Apply by October. Contact MSID programs, The Global Campus, University of Minnesota, 216 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
(Established by the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.) Travel grants in the amount of $750-$2,500 to target underrepresented minority students, students from low-income urban, rural and suburban communities; and young people with disabilities”. Requires a strong academic background, leadership potential, community involvement and financial need.
For students studying Egyptology at AUC. For more information, e-mail the American University of Cairo New York Office or contact: The Office of Student Affairs. The American University in Cairo. 420 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor. New York, New York 10018-2729. Voice: (212) 730-8800. Fax: (212) 730-1600
For students studying on Arcadia University's programs in Scotland and Perugia, Italy. For more information see:
Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad. See scholarships.
ISA Scholarships. For students on ISA programs in Australia & New Zealand. For more information see ISA.
Denmark’s International Studies Program. DIS Scholarship.For students attending Denmark's International Study Program in Copenhagen. DIS provides a high-quality study abroad education to nearly 20,000 students in fields ranging from architecture to economics, political science, biotechnology, art/fine arts, design, graphic design, interior design, landscape, architecture, urban and regional planning and town planning. In the U.S. call (800)247-3477
For more information see Denmark International Studies.
See Financial & Practical-DIS Scholarships
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Study Abroad and Scholar at Sea Scholarships
The Scholars Abroad program funds two $5,000 awards and one $2500 award each year. In order to assist students with their study abroad experience, one award is made for each fall, spring and summer term. Application for the scholarship should be made online and submitted to NSCS by the designated deadline date. More information is available on-line at
Semester at Sea Grants. For students studying on Semester at Sea programs. In addition to federal financial aid loans and other outside sources of funding, students may apply for financial assistance from the Institute for Shipboard Education. For fall and spring programs work study grants of $6200 are awarded to a limited number of applicants who demonstrate the highest need. Other students may qualify for grants ranging from $3000 to $5000. For the summer program work study grants of $3800 are awarded to a limited number of applicants who demonstrate the highest need. Other students may qualify for grants of $2000. Contact: Institute for Shipboard Education. 811 William Pitt Union. Pittsburgh, PA 15260. (412) 648-7490/ Fax: (412) 648-2298. See: Semester at Sea, application at:
School for international Training.SIT Scholarships.For students attending School for International Training programs. SIT scholarships include:
- The Diversity Fund: awarded to students who will enhance the racial, national, and ethnic diversity of their programs;
- The Compton Fund: awarded to students participating on SIT programs with environmental, peace studies, or sustainable development themes;
- SIT Asia Fund: awarded to students participating on SIT program in China, Mongolia and Vietnam programs. (Supported by the Freeman Foundation);
- The Workum Fund: awarded to students participating on SIT program in India, Nepal, and Tibetan Studies programs;
- Sally Bragg Baker Scholarship: awarded to female participants in any SIT Study Abroad program.
University of Lancaster (FyldeCollege) Scholarship- Scholarships for Minority Students.
Lancaster welcomes applications from minority students. Two partial scholarships for minority students from North America who will be studying at Lancaster for a full academic year are offered by Fylde, one of the Lancaster colleges. Students who qualify are encouraged to contact the International Office for further information.
TheTaiwan Scholarships, sponsored by Taiwan 's Ministry of Education, are available to qualified undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. students. The purpose of the Taiwan Scholarship Program is to encourage promising students from foreign countries to pursue their studies in Taiwan and to enhance educational and academic exchanges. Undergraduate Scholarships: These scholarships are for qualified foreign students who want to pursue undergraduate studies at universities/colleges in Taiwan . A stipend of NT$25,000 per month per student will be provided. Master’s Scholarships: Scholarships in the amount of NT$30,000 per month will be provided for qualified foreign students who want to pursue their master’s degrees at universities/colleges in Taiwan.
Ph.D. Scholarships: Scholarships in the amount of NT$30,000 per month will be provided for qualified foreign students who want to pursue their Ph.D. degrees at universities/colleges in Taiwan . Details, applications and deadlines are available on their website:
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarships .
Phi Kappa Phi awards thirty-eight $1000 Study/Internship Abroad Grants a year. These grants are available for members and non-members in all fields of study who have a minimum academic grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. All applicants must have earned a minimum of 56 semester credit hours of academic credit but not more than 90 semester hours at the time of application; also, they must have at least one full year remaining in their academic programs after participating in the study abroad. Students applying for the Study Abroad Grant must be accepted into a study abroad program at the time of application. Part of the application includes a study abroad plan, which should relate directly to academic preparation, potential career choice, or to a commitment to the welfare of others. Contact Phi Kappa Phi (Phone 1-800-804-9880) or via e-mail at email@example.com or via their Web site at: www.phikappaphi.org) for deadlines and an application.
British Council Scholarship Database for UK Study Abroad
API Study Abroad 101 Program
For those of you interested in studying abroad next year there is a great
scholarship opportunity for you that has a deadline quickly approaching!
Abroad101, which is the largest study abroad review website, has teamed up
with Academic Programs International (API) to promote international education
by launching a $2000 Scholarship Giveaway.
All you need to do, is click on the link above that will direct you to the
scholarship entry page. Then write a very brief description as to why you
think you deserve the scholarship and how you would incorporate what you
learned during your time abroad to your school or community after returning
home. After that, use your social networking tools to get as many people to
"Like' your entry. The entrant with the most "Likes" will be a few couple
dollars closer to studying abroad! It's as simple as that.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” With this goal as a starting point, the Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants â€” chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential â€” with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.
U.S. Fulbright Scholar applicationsdeadlines do vary depending on the program you choose.
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
For full program and contact information, visit the Fulbright Program website at:
For additional information, you can also visit the Fulbright page on the Institute of International Education (IIE) website at:
Members of the Rainbow SIG have created a special annual scholarship for American LGBT study abroad students. Hosted and administered by the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA), the FEA Rainbow Scholarship will award up to $5000 to an LGBT student. We encourage qualified students to consider applying.
Details about the scholarship application can be found at:
West African Research Association,U.S. Department of Education Minority Student Internship to Africa. Three awards offered annually in the average amount of $1,500. Award includes stipend plus travel expenses and is restricted to the academic field of International Relatins and to the geographic region of West Africa. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in a graduate/postgraduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university. contact: West African Research Association, Boston University, 270 Bay State Rd. Boston, MA 02215, Tel. (617) 353-4975. (Deadline for Summer: January 31st, Fall: November 15th).
Costa Rica, Indonesia, Japan, and Uganda Scholarships
Lisle Fellowship Marion Wright Edelman Scholarship. One award offered annually in the average amount of $1,000 to be applied toward tuition. Geographic region is restricted to Costa Rica, Indonesia, Japan, and Uganda at the Lisle program locations. Field of study is unrestricted. Undergraduate, graduate/postgraduate, and professional levels can qualify. U.S. nationals abroad and foreign nationals residing in the U.s. may apply. Applicants must show commitment to world peace. Recipient also required to attend the Lisle fellowship annual meeting to share his/her experiences. For more information look online at www.lisleinternational.org. Contact: Dr. Mark B. McKinney, 433 West Sterns Road, Temperance, MI 48182-9568 or Tel. (734) 847-7126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lancaster University Fylde College Scholarship. Two awards offered annually in the amount of Â£600 British pounds and Â£1,200 British pounds. Geographic location is restricted to Lancaster, U.K. Scholarships open to minority undergraduate students studying abroad at Lancaster University for a full academic year. U.S. nationals abroad may apply. Contact: Dr. Nigel Rogers, Director, North American Programs, Lancaster University, University House, Lancaster LA1 4YW United Kingdom, Tel. 44/ 1524- 592035, Email: email@example.com (Deadline: June).
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austaucsch Dienst) Edu.de Undergraduate Scholarships. Offered in conjunction with the German Foreign Office and the European Recovery Program of the German Federal Government, these awards are offered for short and long-term study abroad programs in Germany. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program, be able to receive academic credit for their activity in Germany, and have at least sophomore standing at the time of application and junior standing at the beginning of the award period. For more information about this award and an application, please visit: www.daad.org
Irish Fest Cultural Grant- The Irish Cultural Grant was established in 1998 by resolution of the Board of Directors of Irish Festivals, Inc. A yearly total of $1,000 is available, dispersed in smaller grant amounts.
Applications will be reviewed twice a year in May and December. Applicant must be an individual, may be or any age or ethnic background, and need not be a resident of Milwaukee. Further information and application can be obtained by writing to the scholarship Committee at Irish Fest, 1532 Wauwatosa Ave, Milwaukee WI 53213, or by calling the Irish Fest office at (414) 476-3378.
Bridging Scholarships - The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project is accepting applications from American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan that begin in Fall 2004. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is nota prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States. Recipients of Bridging Scholarships will receive stipends ranging from $2,500-$4,000 depending on the length of their study program in Japan. Selection will be based on academic potential and financial need. http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships.
Applicants must submit an essay on one of several designated public-policy topics together with an application for the Bridging Scholarship program. For more information, please visit the website at: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/study-in-japan or contract firstname.lastname@example.org. Z:\Student Applications, Handouts, Packets, & Forms\Library Handouts\YELLOW-Scholarship Resources\Scholarship.doc.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation Awards for Study in Scandinavia. ASF is offering Grants and Fellowships for graduate students doing research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden.
Students typically apply for an award in Scholarly Research/Study or Creative Arts. Awards range from Grants (normally $3,000) to Fellowships (up to $18,000). The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Information is available on the internet at www.amscan.org
Gina Rosko Memorial Scholarship. In memory of UWM student Ms. Gina Rosko, a study abroad participant in 2000. In cooperation with Macquarie University and the Tosko family, this award is open to students studying at Macquarie University majoring in Mass Communications, Journalism or Advertising with a 3.5 GPA. Student must have substantial financial need with documented involvement in their university and community. This scholarship is offered through Australearn. (www.globalinksabroad.org).
Patrick Steward Human Rights Scholarship - This scholarship gives students the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of human rights. Students can apply for an independent project or an internship with a local, national or international human rights organization in the U.S. or abroad. Most scholarships are awarded for projects that represent a first time, hands-on experience and incorporate research and the development of activist skills. Open to high school, college and graduate students who attend U.S. schools and to U.S. citizens who are studying abroad. Term: 6 weeks to 4 months. Stipend: $300-$1,800. Applications are available in January and due in March for projects to be completed the following summer. For more information or to apply online visit www.amnestyusa.org/patricksteward or request an application from the National Field Program: Amnesty International USA, National Field Program 600 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20003 Tel: 202-544-0200.
Academy for Educational Development, US Department of Defense National Security Education Program Graduate Enhancement Fellowships. Individual Awards offered every academic year in the maximum amount of $10,000 per semester. Geographic region is unrestricted. fields of study restricted to Area, Ethnic,and Cultural Studies, Foreign Language and Literature, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a graduate degree program at the graduate and postgraduate level. Undergraduates in the process of applying to a graduate program are also eligible. Applicants may be from any academic discipline but overseas study must combine domestic language and cultural study. Contact: Overseas Programs and Partnerships, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, PO BOX 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, Tel. (414) 229-5182.
ERASMUS Scholarships. The European Union has announced an ambitious scholarship program that will allow 2,000 students from outside the region to study in two-year master's programs in Europe at any one time. The program, called Eramus World, will have a budget of about $200-million for an initial phase of four academic years, starting in the fall of 2004. Some 4,200 foreign students are to receive scholarships during that period, as the program gradually works up to full capacity Candidates will apply directly to European universities, which will recommend a number of them for the scholarships. A Europe wide commission will then make the final choices. Students chosen for scholarships will have their full costs covered, including airfare to Europe, tuition, and a living stipend averaging $1,600 per month.
Emerging Market Development Advisors Program (EMDAP), The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the government agency that administers economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide and the Institute of International Education (IIE) the largest private, nonprofit educational and cultural exchange agency in the United States, announce the competition for the Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP). The EMDAP is an opportunity for U.S. graduate business students to provide management assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries. The ten-month assignments MBA and graduate degree students gain invaluable international work experience as they contribute to USAID mission objectives abroad. USAID funds the program and provide graduate students positions within host companies at the middle and upper managerial levels in such areas as: Financial planning and cost control, Loan portfolio tracking and analysis, Production efficiency and cost control, Marketing and import/export, Human resources development/management, Information systems and database management. On completion of assignments, Advisors will return to home universities, and under the guidance of their university mentors, write a case study.
Contact: www.iie.org/programs: email@example.com, or call (202) 326-7710. (Deadline: Early March).
Professional Development Fellowships. For U.S. students in their second (or terminal) year of a graduate or professional degree program, or U.S citizens having graduated within 5 years from a graduate or professional degree program. These fellowships are designed for young researchers in professional, policy and public administration related fields who want to develop a specialized knowledge of the newly Independent State. Available for Amenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldavia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan. Grant provisions include: travel monthly living stipend, insurance, and allowances for books. Fore more information look on-line at www.iie.org. Contact: US Student Programs, 809 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017-3580 or Tel. (212) 984-5330. (Deadline: Early February).
Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce that we have a number of scholarships available for international students who, on completion of their undergraduate degree, might like to build on their study abroad experience by studying for a Master's degree in Irish History, Modern History, Irish Studies, or Social Anthropology. This is a great opportunity for students as they can complete their Masters in one year and there are no entrance tests required. Queen's is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of the United Kingdom's leading 20 research-intensive universities. Students are able to work with top notch academics and in world-leading research facilities. Additionally, this year's edition of the Lonely Planet Ireland guide describes Belfast as "a jewel in the country's tourism crown", and it will be an exciting year as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. There are 3 scholarships available which will pay 50% of the fees of the MA program. Additionally,Queen's offers the Mary McNeill Scholarship for a student on the MA Irish Studies programme.
Augsburg College Center Center for Global Education Scholarships for Students of Color. Five scholarships awarded annually and range from $100 to $1000. Applies only to applicants to Augsburg College Programs Abroad in Mexico, Namibia, and Central America who are undergraduate students of color and who are U.S. citizens. Contact:Margaret Anderson, Center for Global Education, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside,
English Speaking Union Luard Scholarship. Two awards offered annually in the average amount of $20,000 - $25,000. This is a full scholarship to the British university of your choice in the geographic Z:\Student Applications, Handouts, Packets, & Forms\Library Handouts\YELLOW-Scholarship Resources\Scholarships.doc. Last saved by mlee06jan04 region of the United Kingdom. Candidates must be U.S. citizens attending United Negro College Institutions or Howard or Hampton University. Applicants must be African Americans who wish to spend their junior year abroad in the United Kingdom. Contact: Anthony J. Lella, English Speaking Union of the U.S., 144 East 39th street, New York, NY 10016, Tel. (212) 818-1200
Diversity Abroad scholarships. Each term Diversity Abroad awards several scholarships to deserving students from diverse academic,economic, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please look at their website
for more information, and also take a look at the blogs made by past scholarship winners.
International Education Financial Aid
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Peterson’s Guide (General search for Study Abroad Programs)
AIFS International Scholarships
American Association of University Women
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
DADD-German Academic Exchange Service
United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corp.
CollegeNet Mach 25
Sallie Mae’s Online Scholarship Search
Mobility International. Resources for Persons with Disabilities, including financial aid.
World Study - A Resource on Study Abroad sponsored by NSEP
University of Minnesota
Institute of Study Abroad- Butler University
Spanish Studies Abroad
CEA Diversity Study Abroad
Sara’s Wish Foundation
Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad. San Carlos, CA: Reference Service Press. Bi-Annual, telephone: 650-594-0743.
Financial Resources for International Study: A Guide for US Students and Professionals. New York: Institute for International Education, telephone: 212-984-5330.
Funding for United States Study: A Guide for International Students and Professionals. New York: Institute for International Education, telephone: 212-984-5330.
Fellowships, Scholarships, and Related Opportunities. University of Tennessee-Knoxville: Center for International Education, telephone: 423-974-3177.
Financial Resources for International Study. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s Guide, telephone: 1-800-338-3282.
Foundation Grants to Individuals. New York: The Foundation Center, telephone: 212-620-4230
Free Money for Foreign Study. New York: Facts on File, telephone: 212-967-8800.
The International Scholarship Book. 2nd Edition. New York: Prentice-Hall, telephone: 212-373-8500.