Many US universities and study abroad offices offer scholarships to their students for study abroad. Please check with your home university and use theseto 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.
Recipients are awarded up to $5000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.
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.
The British Council lists funding and scholarship information for study in the United Kingdom.
Eight $1000 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).
(ISA China, India and South Korea programs only)
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 provides scholarships to students enrolled in an international service-learning program. (ISA ELAP programs only - see.)
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.
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. Please contact the England Site Specialist for an application form. (Currently only the University of Westminster and Queen Mary, University of London are members).
The National Italian American Foundation awards scholarships and grants to outstanding Italian-American students on the basis of academic merit.
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.
Ambassadorial scholarships offered through local Rotary clubs.
UNCF offers an array of scholarship programs from the nation's largest minority education organization.
SCSF provides need-based grants ranging from $1500 to $2500.