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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.

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.)

Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand offers US$2,000 Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards to help students fund flights to New Zealand.

Foundation for Global Scholars

FGS awards US$2,000 scholarships to US citizens for study abroad.

Fund for Education Abroad

FEA awards funds to students planning to study abroad on academically rigourous programs with a strong preference for underrepresented students. FEA is expanding access to study abroad by raising awareness of its benefits to the individual and value to the collective, and by granting scholarships of up to $10,000.

Fund for International Service Learning

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

Go Overseas and Education New Zealand

Go Overseas and Education New Zealand have partnered to offer a fabulous scholarship including US$15,000 stipend towards Semester tuition & Accommodation and a round-trip flight to New Zealand. Interested? Click here to APPLY NOW!

Go Overseas

Go Overseas awards one $500 scholarship to a student studying abroad through a photo essay contest.

Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Awards

The New Zealand Government, Go Overseas and STA Travel have partnered together to offer a FULL tuition scholarship & round-trip flight to study abroad in New Zealand in 2015.

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.

New Zealand University Study Abroad Excellence Awards

Eight New Zealand universities are pleased to offer US$500 New Zealand University Study Abroad Excellence Awards for study at one of the eight New Zealand universities.

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.

STA Travel Start the Adventure Scholarship

STA has created two $2500 scholarships for students for a study abroad program. These awards are part of STA Travel's mission to make international education accessible.

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Tortuga Backpacks offer a $1,000 study abroad scholarship and one travel backpack. Two scholarships are offered each year, one for the spring semester and one for the fall semester.

Turkish Coalition of America Study Abroad Scholarships

The Turkish Coalition of America provides up to 100 scholarships per year to students who have minority or heritage backgrounds. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a language program or university study abroad program in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), or Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

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!

US-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarships

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan, assisting with the travel and living expenses students will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

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.