Financial Aid and Scholarships
FINANCIAL AIDStudents participating in a semester-long study abroad program are eligible to utilize all federal, state and institutional funding. Students should carefully review all information and contact the Office of Financial Aid regarding any financial aid issues.
SCHOLARSHIPSThe Office of International Education offers a series of marketing scholarships to students who are willing to provide photography, graphic design, or social media content to support our mission of inspiring students to study abroad. Ask your study abroad advisor for more information.
There are numerous scholarships available through outside organizations. Students interested in seeking additional aid can view the opportunities are encouraged to view the sites below.
- The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is open to U.S. citizen undergraduates who receive a Federal Pell Grant or will be receiving a Pell Grant. The program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to students with high financial need, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. Click here to view an information video about the Gilman Scholarship Program and how to apply.
- The Freeman-ASIA Program, generously supported by the Freeman Foundation and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), aims to increase the number of U.S. undergraduates who study in East and Southeast Asia by providing them with the information and financial assistance they will need. Award amounts vary from $3,000 for a summer program to $5,000 for a semester/quarter program to $7,000 for an academic year program. From 2001 to 2009, Freeman-ASIA provided scholarships for more than 4,000 U.S. undergraduate students to study in East and Southeast Asia.
- Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. NSEP awards scholarships to American students for study of world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Fall, spring and summer cycles.
- STA Travel scholarships of up to $2500 are awarded to students who are U.S. or Canadian citizens majoring in International Business, International Studies, and other majors, and are studying abroad for a semester or summer.
- Diversity Abroad Scholarships are awarded in cooperation with AIFS. Scholarships of up to $1000 are awarded to full-time undergraduate students studying abroad in fall, spring, or summer. Applicants must be participants in a study abroad program offered by a Diversity Abroad member organization.
- GO Overseas! Study Abroad Scholarships of $1000 are available to students participating in study abroad programs all over the world. The scholarship is awarded based on creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions. Recipients must be successfully accepted into a study abroad program
- Go Abroad.com Scholarships offers links to various scholarships that may be going on at the time and useful hints and tips for applying for study abroad scholarships.