Study Abroad Scholarships

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Elizabeth Hoyt

July 01, 2016

Study Abroad Scholarships

Thinking about studying abroad but worried it’s too costly? Great news!

These scholarship providers out there don’t want you to miss out on the opportunity and have supplied these amazing scholarships specifically for undergraduate students interested in studying abroad.

If you want to study abroad, don’t hesitate to submit your application. As an undergraduate student, there are tons of scholarship opportunities out there, many of which are school-specific.

Here are just some of the examples of general awards you can get right now as an undergraduate looking to study abroad:

George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/16
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: 12 Awards; Various Amounts

The George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 18 and 29 who are interested in pursuing one year of graduate study in any discipline offered by an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. This award provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.

Get more information on the George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship.

UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany

Deadline: 10/01/16
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany is available to undergraduate sophomores and juniors enrolled in U.S. and Canadian universities. You must be majoring in engineering, science, life sciences, business, management, economics, architecture, art, design, journalism or social work and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Also, you must have an outstanding academic record and personal integrity and demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs.

Participating students will complete one semester of study at a German university, followed by a six-month internship in a company or research institute in Germany. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students at an accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and intend to return to the US or to Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelor’s degree.

This scholarship covers six months of university study including tuition, a stipend for living and travel expenses; paid internships are available, with variable compensation depending on the industry.

Get more information on the UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany.

Bellarmine Scholars Award

Deadline: 12/01/16
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

The Bellarmine Scholars Award is available to entering freshmen at Bellarmine University. An essay is required. Recipients of this award will also receive a study-abroad stipend.

Get more information on the Bellarmine Scholars Award.

Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,500

The Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence is available to students planning to study abroad through the Council on International Educational Exchange Program.

You must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and excel in academic pursuits devoted to socially important areas of study in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $25,000 – $35,000

The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is available to seniors graduating from a participating college or university who wish to pursue one year of independent international study. To be considered for this award, you must submit a proposal for a project that is creative, feasible and personally significant. You must also submit a personal statement, a letter of nomination from your college or university, and at least one letter of recommendation. Participation in an interview is also required.

Get more information on the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.

International Scholars Award

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $4,000

The International Scholars Award is available to full- time students who are initiated members of Pi Kappa Phi. You must be planning to study abroad during the summer or fall of 2014 and have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the International Scholars Award.

Undergraduate International Study Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $3,000

The Undergraduate International Study Scholarship is open to business students at the University of Colorado at Denver. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and apply to the CU-Denver Travel Study or Exchange Program to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Undergraduate International Study Scholarship.

Wollitzer Merit Scholarship for Area or Competitive Studies

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,500

The Wollitzer Merit Scholarship for Area or Competitive Studies is available to students planning to study abroad through the Council on International Educational Exchange Program.

You must demonstrate high achievement and plan to study in Africa, Asia or Latin America or pursue comparative studies in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Wollitzer Merit Scholarship for Area or Competitive Studies.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,000

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Scholarship is available to students at a historically black college or university that is a member or associate member of the IES consortium. Your school must also transfer at least 75 percent of home school aid to IES. You also must be planning on studying abroad to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Scholarship.

Jean Sedlack Scholarship

Deadline: 3/27/17
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: $1,000

The Jean Sedlack Scholarship is available to students at South Suburban College. You must have completed nine credits, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in three credits. You must also have completed one foreign language class to qualify for this award. Students planning to attend the summer program in Costa Rica are also eligible to apply.

Get more information on the Jean Sedlack Scholarship.

Robert B. Bailey Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,500

The Robert B. Bailey Scholarship is available to minority students planning to study abroad through the Council on International Educational Exchange Program.

You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award. Get more information on the Robert B. Bailey Scholarship.

Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship for Studies in Tropical Biology

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship for Studies in Tropical Biology is available to students who are planning to participate in a Council on International Educational Exchange program.

You must be accepted into the Tropical Biology Program at Monteverde, Costa Rica, to be considered for this award.

There is no extra application; all accepted students will automatically be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship for Studies in Tropical Biology.

University Study Abroad Freshman Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000

The University Study Abroad Freshman Scholarship is available to freshmen at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. You must have an interest in studying abroad. You must also demonstrate academic performance, evidence or outstanding leadership, creativity and community involvement. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

Get more information on the University Study Abroad Freshman Scholarship.

Elwood W. Swanson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Elwood W. Swanson Memorial Scholarship is available to full-time students at California State University, Stanislaus. You must be accepted as a study abroad student or an international student to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Elwood W. Swanson Memorial Scholarship.

CIEE/MIUSA Access to the World Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 25 Awards; Varied Amounts

The CIEE/MIUSA Access to the World Scholarship is available to students who are living with a disability and planning to study abroad through the Council on International Educational Exchange Program. You must describe why you want to study abroad and any efforts you have made in advocating on disability issues or how you will use this opportunity to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities to be eligible for this award. You must also be a U.S. citizen.

Get more information on the CIEE/MIUSA Access to the World Scholarship.

More Light! Scholarships

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000 – $7,000

The More Light! Scholarships are available to entering students at Lawrence University. To be considered, you must demonstrate outstanding school – based and / or community – focused engagement, service and leadership; outstanding international service and / or study experiences; or participate in activities that contribute to environmental sustainability and care of the earth.

Get more information on the More Light! Scholarships.

DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 5 Awards of $500

The DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship is available to minority undergraduate students who have been accepted to participate in a study abroad, intern abroad, language immersion abroad, or volunteer abroad program offered through a DiversityAbroad.com partner organization.

You must have a minimum 2.75 GPA at an American college or university to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Blogging Scholarship.

Scholar Abroad Summer Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Scholar Abroad Summer Scholarship is available to active members of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

You must be planning to study abroad this coming summer to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Scholar Abroad Summer Scholarship.

R. Harper Brown Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The R. Harper Brown Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors and current college students. You must plan to study abroad or attend a university in Scotland and demonstrate scholastic achievement and the potential for future activities that would make a contribution to the greater Scottish community. Preference is given to students who are members, children or grandchild of Illinois Saint Andrew Society members.

Get more information on the R. Harper Brown Memorial Scholarship.

Women and Leadership Program, Panama City

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Women and Leadership Program, Panama City is open to female students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four-week program in Panama City, Panama, that includes: university courses, cultural activities and community service. Prospective students are evaluated based on the quality of application and may be contacted for an interview.

Get more information on the Women and Leadership Program, Panama City.

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship is available to college students who express an interest in international collaboration. Fellows will conduct brief work in a foreign country related to UNESCO’s mandate using education, natural science, social / human science, culture, or communications / information to build strong ties between nations.

Projects are expected to be between four and six weeks in duration. You must be a US citizen, be eligible for foreign travel and, currently enrolled in an accredited US college or university to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship.

Otto Dornberg Study Abroad Endowment Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Otto Dornberg Study Abroad Endowment Scholarship is available to German majors at the University of Rhode Island. You must be planning to study abroad to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Otto Dornberg Study Abroad Endowment Scholarship.

Foreman Architects Engineers Study Abroad Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Foreman Architects Engineers Study Abroad Scholarship is available to full- time third- year undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Architecture at Penn State University. You must plan to study abroad during a semester in your your fourth year. You must demonstrate outstanding design capabilities, superior graphic talent, and a willingness and ability to help others to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Foreman Architects Engineers Study Abroad Scholarship.

Hudson Leick Humanitarian Endowed Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Hudson Leick Humanitarian Endowed Scholarship is open to students who have a willingness to learn at Hofstra University. You must have completed service in your community or abroad to qualify for this award. Get more information on the Hudson Leick Humanitarian Endowed Scholarship.

Livieratos International Endowment

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: Varies

The Hudson Leick Humanitarian Endowed Scholarship is open to students who have a willingness to learn at Hofstra University. You must have completed service in your community or abroad to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Livieratos International Endowment.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are in good academic standing. You must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant, have been accepted to or applied to a study abroad program or internship and plan to study abroad for at least four weeks in one country in order to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Global Leadership Program in Rome

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Global Leadership Program in Rome is open to students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four-week program in Rome, Italy, that includes: university courses, cultural activities and community service. Prospective students are evaluated based on the quality of application and may be contacted for an interview. Get more information on the Global Leadership Program in Rome.

Broad International Business Forum Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Broad International Business Forum Scholarship is available to students enrolled in the Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business. To be eligible for this award, you must have been accepted in an Eli Broad College of Business Study Abroad program in China, or have attended four years of high school outside the United States of America.

Get more information on the Broad International Business Forum Scholarship.

Global Leadership Program in Panama City

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Global Leadership Program in Panama City is open to students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four- to eight-week course in Panama City, Panama. Students earn 3 US/ 6 ECTS credits by taking either a social entrepreneurship or politics of developing areas course. Your selection is based on the quality of your application and essay, demonstrated passion, dedication to international collaboration, proven leadership, and an extensive follow-up interview process.

Get more information on the Global Leadership Program in Panama City.

Global Leadership Program in Prague

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Global Leadership Program in Prague is open to students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four- week program in Prague, Czech Republic, that includes: university courses, cultural activities and community service. Prospective students are evaluated based on the quality of application and may be contacted for an interview.

Get more information on the Global Leadership Program in Prague.

NSCS Scholar Academy Abroad Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Sponsored by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), the NSCS Scholar Academy Abroad Scholarship is available to members of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. You must plan to study abroad to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the NSCS Scholar Academy Abroad Scholarship.

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