Study Abroad Scholarships

  1. American Association of University Women (AAUW): The AAUW supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented. Scholarships, fellowships, and grants are available to eligible female candidates.
  2. Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU): The ACU provides a comprehensive list of scholarships and fellowships to and from nearly 500 universities a part of the Commonwealth countries of Africa and Asia, Australasia and the South Pacific, Canada and the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Malta. Awards and amounts will vary according to the program.
  3. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships: Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding for grad and undergrad students who seek to study uncommon languages and underrepresented cultures. Boren Award amounts are based on the length of time the Boren Scholar or Fellows spends overseas and the cost of the program. Scholarships can provide undergraduate students with up to $20,000, and Boren Fellowships can provide graduate students with up to $30,000.
  4. Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan: The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. About 100 scholarships are dispersed each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year.
  5. British Council: The British Council website offers a comprehensive list of scholarships for international students interested in studying in the UK. Whether you are interested in culinary arts, or literature, the search options make it easy to find the right scholarship for you.
  6. Diversity Abroad Network Scholarship: The Diversity Abroad Network is a collectionof higher education institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations committed international education. There are several scholarships available, ranging from $500 to $2,000. Scholarship amounts as well as the guidelines, vary according to the scholarship.
  7. Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS): The FLAS Fellowships program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students studying modern foreign languages and a related area or international studies. Students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education.
  8. Foundation for Global Scholars: The Foundation for Global Scholars award over 200 scholarships students with financial need. Whether you are a freshman undergrad or in law school, there is a scholarship that fits the educational path of every student.
  9. Freeman Asia: This program provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Freeman Asia accepts applications from undergraduates who demonstrate a financial need.
  10. Fulbright Scholarships: The Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
  11. Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships (FEA): The Fund for Education Abroad is an independent organization committed to increasing the opportunities for American students to participate in education abroad programs. The FEA seeks to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad, especially underrepresented students. Awards are as high as $5,000 for a semester and $10,000 for a year.
  12. FutureUnlimited-Australia: Students planning to study in Australia can find a wide variety of scholarship opportunities through public and private organizations. This government sponsored website provides a search page that allows you to find scholarships by locations, field of education, and course type.
  13. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program: The Gilman Scholarship Program provides financially challenged undergraduate students with the funds needed to study abroad. Eligible students are awarded according to the financial need and length of study. The maximum awards is $5,000.
  14. Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship: Undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate members who are currently enrolled in a study abroad program or will be enrolled the academic year immediately following the granting of the award are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.
  15. Global Studies Foundation Student (GSF) Grant: GSF is designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad. Supplemental funds are provided for American students currently studying abroad through a program conducted by an accredited academic institution. GSF is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically important countries and languages as defined by the US Departments of State and Defense.
  16. HACU Traveler's Scholarship: Full-time undergraduate students attending 4-year HACU-member institutions with a declared major in Accounting, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, General Business, General Management, and Human Resources are eligible to receive $5,000. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  17. Giving Flight to Your Success™/ Lánzate! Travel Award Program: Sponsored by Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), this national education initiative awards roundtrip airline tickets to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing their education outside of the country.
  18. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant: 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 $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Eligible undergraduate students must attend an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter (you do not need to be a member), and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.75. Please review the website for additional requirements.
  19. LIVFund: The LIVFund provides two $500 scholarships per month for students studying, interning, or volunteering in Latin America. Candidates coming to Latin America with an organized program, designing their own program or still waiting to be accepted to an abroad program are all eligible to apply. Students, interns and volunteers who are already abroad are also eligible to receive funding.
  20. Luce Scholars Program: Stipends and internships are available each yearfor 15 to 18 young Americans to live and work in Asia . Candidates must be American citizens who have received at least a bachelor’s degree and are no more than 29 years old on September 1 of the year they enter the program. Candidates must be nominated by one of the eligible 75 colleges and universities.
  21. Rotary Foundation Scholarships: The Ambassadorial Scholarships program promotes international understanding and friendly relations among people of different parts of the world. Contact your local Rotary club to learn more about the Rotary's scholarship opportunities. Please note that The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship program will end in 2013. Beginning in 2013-14, The Foundation will offer scholarship opportunities through district and global grants.
  22. Swedish Women's Educational Association, New Jersey Chapter: The SWEA New Jersey Academic Scholarship of $3,000 is awarded in June each year to students who plan to pursue studies in Arts, Music, Handicrafts, Literature or Science. The proposed course of study should have relevance to both Sweden and New Jersey.