Outside Scholarships

Many US universities and study abroad offices offer scholarships to their students for study abroad. Please check with your home university and use these search engines to find even more great opportunities. In addition, the following is a list of scholarships available through outside organizations. Eligibility requirements vary based on field of study, host country, financial need and student background. Please refer to each scholarship?s website for further details.

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program

Recipients are awarded up to $5000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.

Boren Scholarships*

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 that are underrepresented in study abroad.

British Council*

The British Council lists funding and scholarship information for study in the United Kingdom.

BUTEX North American Scholarships

£500 scholarships are awarded each year to currently registered students at US universities who will study abroad at a BUTEX member institution in the UK. (All current ISA UK host universities are members which means all ISA England, Scotland & Northern Ireland students can apply for this scholarship excluding students participating in the FSU London Study Centre program).

Foundation for Asian Pacific Education

(ISA China, India and South Korea programs only)

Foundation for Global Scholars

Fund for Education Abroad

Scholarships are offered up to $5,000 per semester and are not limited to specific programs, destinations, or fields of study. FEA awards funds to students planning to study abroad on academically rigourous programs with a strong preference for underrepresented students.

Fund for International Service Learning

Fund for International Service Learning provides scholarships to students enrolled in an international service-learning program. (ISA ELAP programs only - see here.)

Glimpse Correspondents Program Grants

The Glimpse Foundation and The National Geographic Society are seeking talented writers, photographers, and filmmakers. Each selected participant will receive a $600 grant and will see their work published in Glimpse and National Geographic media.

Hispanic College Fund*

The Hispanic College Fund reaches out to Latino college students in need.

Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship

One £1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to currently registered students at US universities who will study abroad for at least one semester at a AASAP/UK member institution. There is only 1 application deadline for an entire academic year and it usually falls in April. (Currently only the University of Westminster, Queen Mary, University of London, University of Reading and Kingston University are members).

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)*

The National Italian American Foundation awards scholarships and grants to outstanding Italian-American students on the basis of academic merit.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants

Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.

Rotary International

Ambassadorial scholarships offered through local Rotary clubs.

Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship

SCSF provides need-based grants ranging from $1500 to $2500.

United Negro College Fund*

UNCF offers an array of scholarship programs from the nation's largest minority education organization.

University Language Services*

Take a photo that captures what you learned from studying abroad, write a short description of 100-200 words, and you could win a $500.00 college scholarship!

The Anglo-Jewish Association Scholarship**
The Anglo-Jewish Association (AJA) is one of the largest grant making organizations directly supporting Jewish students in financial need to enter further education or studying for full-time degrees at universities in the United Kingdom.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program**
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Got Scholarship**
Offers a number of scholarships to be used for educational expenses in all fields of study.

Humane Studies Fellowship**
The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards up to $15,000 per year.

Margarian Scholarship**
Rewards a select number of deserving students for their academic and personal achievements. The scholarship is designed for high school juniors or seniors, college/university students and graduate school students.

Marshall Scholarships**
Marshall Scholarships allow up to 40 young Americans to study a graduate level degree in any discipline and at any institution in the United Kingdom.

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries**
Postgraduate students are eligible to apply for a Postgrad Solutions Study Bursary. Each bursary is worth £500 and they are open to students from anywhere in the world.

Raymond Davis Scholarship**
This scholarship is given to an advanced-level undergraduate or a graduate student with an academic and/or research focus in a field related to imaging.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarships*
Monthly essay contest that awards $1,000 to eligible participants.

*Please note that these scholarship opportunities are also available to Master's Degree students.
**Denotes scholarships that are only available to Master's Degree students.