Good news—there are all kinds of study abroad scholarships available. Surprisingly, some of them go unused. Don’t let that happen! Here are some of the available funding sources awaiting your application.
Michigan Tech Scholarships
- Students from the College of Engineering discuss how study abroad fulfill their career goals
- Applicant must be participating in a Michigan Tech approved study abroad program that is at least five weeks in length, a student from College of Engineering, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Class of '74 Study Abroad Endowed Fund was established at Michigan Technological University by donations from the Class of 1974 at its 25th Reunion to support study abroad opportunities for Michigan Tech students.
The donors desire to recognize undergraduate students who distinguish themselves by service to their fellow students and the University.
- Applicant must be participating in a Michigan Tech approved study abroad program.
- Applicant must be currently enrolled at Michigan Tech, maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher, and in good standing with the University (students on probation are not eligible).
Preference is given to students who demonstrate commitment to and evidence of being an international leader on campus. This is evidenced through participation in activities, initiatives, and organizations including International Club, Parade of Nations, international speakers programs, and study abroad recruiting, as well as being in a situation of financial need as determined by the Michigan Tech Financial Aid Office.
- Contact Study Abroad at email@example.com for availability
Country Specific Scholarships
- Ooh la la! Fire up the grant search engine direct from the French Embassy and see where it takes you.
- Outstanding undergraduate and graduate students can register in this scholarship database and possibly qualify for a monthly stipend.
- A fellowship exchange program for young professionals that focuses on cultural immersion jointly funded by German and U.S. representatives and sponsored by the Department of State.
- Intern Programs Only
- Offers a $2,500 stipend for semester-long and $4,000 for academic year programs. Not available for summer programs.
- Provides awards that are determined by financial need to undergraduate and graduate students that are studying abroad in Japan for a semester or a year-long program of their choice.
- If you can show financial need you may be able to receive help with study abroad costs as well as related expenses including airfare.
- Minimum 2.8 GPA
- Minimum 8 Weeks Program Length
- Don’t let financial limits hold you back from study abroad. This program is specifically designed to broaden the student population that participates in international education programs by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise go—including students in underrepresented fields such as those in sciences and engineering—with scholarships of up to $5,000.
- The U.S. Department of State's Gilman-McCain Scholarships provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.
- Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), these scholarships provide up to $20,000 to undergraduate students from the US to study abroad in areas of the world underrepresented in study abroad.
- Go for an NSEP fellowship that provides unique funding opportunities for US graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests, and underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study. The program can also provide limited funding for domestic language study that supplements the overseas component. The maximum award for a combined overseas-domestic program is $30,000.
- Receive full funding as a grad or undergrad for an intensive summer of cultural immersion and language instruction in a critical-need foreign language. The program is aimed at broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering language skills and fostering relationships between the US and other countries. The only expenses that aren’t covered are U.S. passport fees, a required medical exam, and local travel between your home and the airport for the CLS program travel.
- Apply for a grant that covers round-trip transportation, room and board, accident and sickness health benefits and other educational benefits such as books and tuition based on country and availability of federally appropriated funds. Fulbright grants cover individually designed study and research projects as well as English teaching assistant programs. Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Eligibility categories include: recent graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates, and young professionals including writers, creative and performing artists, journalists, and those in law, business, or other professional fields.
- Up to $10,000 per semester may be awarded to a student planning academically rigorous studies abroad. Strong preference is given to underrepresented students.
- For full Fall and Spring semester programs only
- The Rainbow Scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. To be considered for the Rainbow Scholarship, applicants must self-identify on the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship application.
- Use this online scholarship search engine to search for scholarships by country, subject, or term specific scholarships to help fund your study abroad experience.
- If you’re passionate about social justice and plan to continue your commitment to your community activism values while abroad, then the Davis-Putter Scholarship is a perfect opportunity to fund both your studies in the USA and abroad. Engaging in social change while abroad is an amazing way to immerse in the local community and go beyond being a tourist in your destination of choice. Look for programs that align with your social issue interests and then share your passion with the Davis-Putter Fund to gain the grant to make it happen!
- We believe that travel should be accessible, not a luxury. We run multiple scholarships year-round. If you win one, we might just surprise you with a giant check!
- Check out our scholarship directory for more information about applying for study abroad grants and scholarships, as well as a big list for you to start determining which award best fits your plans. Some study abroad scholarships focus on your destination, so if funding is already on your mind when you first decide to go abroad, check out regional or country-specific scholarship and grant options.
- If you’re accepted into this program, which includes a worldwide array of international internships, you’ll automatically receive a scholarship application.
- Rotary International offers academic year, multi-year, and cultural study abroad scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. Find out what works for you.
- FundMyTravel was created for travelers, by travelers, in the hopes that more people will have the opportunity to discover their own meaningful travel experiences around the world. In this guidebook, we have compiled some useful articles, tips and ideas on how to boost your fundraising campaign. These ideas come from successful and experienced fundraisers and will help you get the most out of your FundMyTravel experience.
- This is a site for crowd funding where anyone is welcome to sign up and create a fundraising account for business, travel, education, and study abroad as long as you are willing to do a bit of self-promoting.
- Another crowd funding site for people who like to create their own webpage about their fundraiser that they have to share on social media sites to promote themselves. The donations can be received instantly with credit or debit cards or through PayPal.