Study Abroad Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships

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ANNUAL NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITIONS for STUDY ABROAD:

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded up to $5,000 to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad for up to 1 academic year.

    Annual Application Deadlines: April (for study in Fall semester) and September (for study in Spring semester).

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen receiving a Pell Grant at time of application

    For scholarship information, an online application, and Gilman Scholar Profiles, please go to www.iie.org/gilman/.


  • National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded grants to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad for a summer (up to $8,000), semester (up to $10,000), or complete academic year (up to $20,000). The program focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.

    Annual Application Deadline: February

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen; 3.0 GPA recommended

    For scholarship information, an online application, and NSEP Scholar Profiles, please go to www.iie.org/nsep


  • Rotary Foundation Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded grants to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad for a full academic year (up to $25,000) at an institution assigned by The Rotary Foundation Trustees. Applicants are asked to submit a list of five preferred study institutions and be prepared to attend any one of those five. Scholars are selected to serve as "ambassadors of goodwill" between the people of their sponsoring and hosting countries.

    Availability of scholarship is determined by each Rotary district and varies from year to year.

    Application Deadline: Deadlines will vary by individual Rotary clubs.

    Eligibility: Citizen of country in which there are Rotary clubs; Junior, Senior, or Post-Graduate status at time of studies abroad; cannot be a Rotarian or child or grandchild of a Rotarian; proficient in language of host country; must be sponsored by local rotary club.

    For complete scholarship information, please go to www.rotary.org. Application materials may also be obtained from your local Rotary club.


  • BUTEX Scholarship for North American Students -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student participants are awarded $1000 to help defray costs associated with studying in the United Kingdom, for a semester or academic year, at a UK University which is a member of BUTEX (British Transatlantic Exchange Association).

Annual Application Deadline: Varies each year; generally late summer Eligibility: Undergraduate student currently registered at an institution in the U.S. or Canada; must have been accepted as a study abroad or exchange student in a UK university which is a member of BUTEX. For scholarship information, an application, and a list of member institutions in the UK, please go to: www.butex.ac.uk


  • Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded grants to help defray the costs associated with studying in Japan for a semester.

    Annual Application Deadlines: April (for study in Fall semester) and October (for study in Spring semester).

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen majoring in any field. For more information and an application, please go to www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj


  • Pietro Secchia Scholarship for Study at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded grants to help defray the costs associated with studying at JCU for a semester.

    Annual Application Deadline: February (for study in Fall or Spring semesters).

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen of Italian descent (at least 1 Italian or Italian-American grandparent); 3.0 GPA

    For more information, please go to: www.osia.org


  • Irish-American Scholars Program -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded a full-tuition scholarship to study at one of four institutions of higher learning in Northern Ireland for a semester or a complete academic year.

    Annual Application Deadline: January (for study in Fall, Spring or Academic Year).

    Eligibility: 3.2 GPA


  • The Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship for Study at Jagiellonian University's Center of Polish Language and Culture in the World -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients can study Polish language, history, and culture in Poland for an academic year or a semester with financial support from the Polish Ministry of Education and Sport and the Kosciuszko Foundation. The scholarship includes a tuition waiver and a stipend for dormitory housing and living expenses.

    Annual Application deadline: January (for study in Fall, Spring or Academic Year). Applications are available from October 1 - December 30.

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen; Junior or Senior status at time of studies abroad; 3.0 GPA

    For complete information and an application, please go to
    www.thekf.org/scholarships/exchange-poland


  • The Kosciuszko Foundation Summer Study Abroad Programs -- limited scholarship awards -- For program descriptions, dates, prices, course offerings, scholarship information, and application materials, go to: www.thekf.org/programs/summer

  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) EDU.de Undergraduate Awards -- Selected by competition, undergraduate student recipients are awarded grants to help defray the costs of study, thesis research, and/or internships in Germany for one semester to one year.

    Annual Application Deadline: February (for study in Fall, Spring or Academic Year)

    Eligibility: U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident; Junior or Senior status at time of studies abroad; outstanding academic records; well-defined academic plan. Language proficiency must match plan. (Language competency not mandatory for all programs.)

    For complete information and an application, please go to www.daad.org/?p=46362


STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP OFFERED THROUGH KING'S COLLEGE:

  • James Le Baron Boyle Scholarship -- Selected by competition, King's student recipients are awarded small grants to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad for one semester or a summer (minimum of 6 weeks).

    Annual Application Deadlines: April (for study in Summer or Fall semesters) and
    November (for study in Spring semester). Applications can be obtained through the English Department chair.

    Eligibility: major in the humanities / preference given to English majors; 3.2 GPA; acceptance to an approved program.


  • Marjorie Neusch Massey Study Abroad Scholarship -- Selected by competition, King's student recipients are awarded small grants to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad for one semester (minimum of 12 credits) or a summer term (minimum of 6 credits). The purpose of this grant is to support students who wish to study abroad in order to challenge and expand their understanding of the world and global relations.

    Annual Application Deadlines: April 1 (for study in Summer or Fall semesters) and November 1 (for study in Spring semester). Applications can be obtained through Dr. Anne Massey, Foreign Language Department. * First award will be made for Summer 2008.

    Eligibility: acceptance to an approved program; demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students traveling to a non-English speaking country and students who have not had prior opportunities to travel outside the United States.

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