Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Campus Representative: Mary Hicks - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fulbright Scholarship Program
For over 50 years, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) has helped administer the Fulbright Scholar Program, the U.S. government's flagship academic exchange effort, on behalf of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Founded in 1947, CIES is a private organization. It is a division of the Institute of International Education (IIE).
CIES maintains deep ties with the U.S. higher education community, including individual universities and colleges and major scholarly organizations. It also works with a network of binational Fulbright Commissions in 50 countries and 90 U.S. diplomatic posts around the world, as well as international universities and higher education associations.
Campus Representative: Dana Criswell- e-mail: email@example.com
Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowship
Available to graduate or undergraduate United States students studying abroad and/or graduate or undergraduate foreign students studying within. Awarded for full-time study for one academic year (Fall-Spring). Amount varies from $500 to $1,000 paid directly to recipient. Documented proof of academic study and plan of program must be sent to the Scholarship Chairperson with signature of school administrator or Program Director. Scholarships and fellowships are funded by the Zeta National Education Foundation.
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
Freeman-ASIA is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Awards range from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad.
Fund for Education Abroad Rainbow Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. This scholarship is made possible by the generous support of a group of international education professionals who are committed to advocating on behalf of LGBTQI students.
Study Abroad Funding Resource
With hundreds of scholarship and grant listings, IIE’s online directory Study Abroad Funding, www.studyabroadfunding.org, is among the most comprehensive directories for U.S. students to find funding for studying abroad. The website features detailed descriptions of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students. These are searchable by name, field of study, continent, and country. All listings are free of charge and provide an excellent opportunity to publicize your institution's programs.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships for US undergraduates to participate in study abroad opportunities. The scholarships are designed to provide access to students who may otherwise study abroad, with a special emphasis on students from underrepresented groups. Click here to view the flyer.
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Foundation for Global Scholars
Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
Up to $2,000 for undergraduate & graduate students to study abroad. Three application cycles annually, with very early deadlines!
As part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages, the Department of State Critical Language Scholarships will provide funding for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. students to participate in beginning, intermediate and advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers.
Recipients of these scholarships will be expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply their critical language skills in their professional careers.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
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. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year.
IIE - Study Abroad Funding
This valuable funding resource allows you to search by country or subject to find the study abroad funding information that you need. Their comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a financial possibility and a profound reality.Learn More About the IIE - Study Abroad Funding Program Here
European Scholarship Portal: ScholarshipPortal.eu
HAW-Hamburg Travel Stipend
A new online scholarship database, ScholarshipPortal.eu, was recently launched at the European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference. ScholarshipPortal.eu is an integrated, centralized European platform providing information on all scholarships offered for studying in Europe. The database already contains over 700 scholarship programs. You can now find and compare relevant programs based on your nationality, background, where and what you want to study, and many more search criteria. ScholarshipPortal has been developed by StudyPortals and the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) and funded by the European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme.
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is awarding a travel stipend of 1000 Euro to a UNO student to study abroad at HAW-Hamburg during the Spring 2014 semester. The deadline to apply is October 30, 2013. Students must meet the requirements of the UNO International Exchange program, as well as have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Contact ISEP for an application at ISEP@uno.edu or 504-280-6388.
UAS7 Travel Scholarship
The UAS7 Consortium is an exchange partner with UNO, giving UNO sudents the ability to study at any of the seven member institutions in Germany.
The UAS Study and Internship Program (SIP) has enabled highly qualified undergraduates from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to experience the German approach to hands-on education at a member of UAS7, a consortium of Germany's top universities of applied sciences. SIP students spend a semester studying at a UAS7 campus and a semester interning.
Starting in 2013, our offerings will be expanded to include the Internship Program (IS) and Study Program (SP). IP students will intern at laboratories at UAS7 members over a period of 2-6 months. SP students will study for a semester at a UAS7 member.
Successful applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship (1000€) for transatlantic travel expenses.
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs
The Pickering Fellowships help highly motivated and academically excellent college juniors and graduating seniors or college graduates who want to pursue a Foreign service career in the U.S. Department of State.
The goal of the programs is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic and social backgrounds who are dedicated to representing America's interests abroad. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply to one of the two programs. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers the Pickering Fellowships, identifies and develops leaders and institutions to meet the nation's most critical challenges.
- $40,000 annually for academic expenses covering the last year of undergrad or first year of grad study (for Undergraduate Fellowship); or the first and second year of grad study (Graduate Fellowship)
- Two paid State Deparment summer internships (domestic and abroad)
- Professional development through workshops and informational seminars
- Mentoring by U.S. Foreign Service Officers
Eligibility: Undergraduate applicants must be college junior or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Graduate applicants must be entering a two-year terminal master's degree program in the fall of the Fellowship year. All applicants must have U.S. citizenship.
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
Tortuga Backpacks believes young people deserve to experience the world beyond their college campuses, but realize not everyone can afford to travel, especially if you’re on a student budget. The Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world.
Spring 2018 - December 20, 2017
Fall 2018 - May 20, 2018
More students are looking into personal fundraising. Personal fundraising can take different forms, and one of them is launching online fundraising campaigns. Fundraising helps cover the cost of study abroad and gets your friends and family involved in your study abroad plans. Some possible crowd funding online tools you might want to consider.