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Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

This list is not exhaustive, but here are some potential scholarship opportunities for students interested in Study Abroad programs:


Allied Cultures Against Discrimination $250 scholarships to students in the Los Angeles area who have a vested interest in diversity and anti-discrimination. THE SCHOLARSHIP IS ELIGIBLE FOR STUDENTS WHO STUDIED ABROAD, FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND DOMESTIC STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN PROGRAMS IN INTERNATIONAL OR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION.


American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS Eurasian Regional Language Program: Scholarships $5,000 - must have two years language training.


Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan offers about 100 scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. In addition, Morgan Stanley Japan will offer two scholarships of $7,500 to students who have an interest in economics and finance, who will study in Japan for the entire 2013-2014 academic year. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applications for study in Japan in Fall 2013 should be submitted to AATJ by the deadline of April 8, 2013.                                                                                      

Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA): Scholarships for study in Egypt or Syria. Applicants to the various CASA programs must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and with a minimum of 3 years of formal instruction in Arabic prior to joining CASA.


Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals - Scholarships for students going to Germany - no language study required. Application deadline December 1, 2012, for the 2013-2014 program year.                                                 


DAAD Group Study Visit to Germany  offers up to around €9,600 to subsidize room and board, depending on size of group and length of stay. (€50 per participant per day) Participants will have to supplement the funding provided by DAAD with resources of their own. The students should be at the Bachelor's and Master's level. -will offer $500 scholarships for summer 2013 and fall 2013 study abroad. Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities and ethnic and racial diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply. Have a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA at an accredited U.S. university or college. Application deadlines are as follows: March 1st, 2013 Summer, and April 19th, 2013 for fall 2013.  


Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program The program provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. Terms of the award include a round-trip economy airfare, room and board, tuition and fees, and program-related travel within the host country. - There is a search engine that will lead you to different scholarships based on country.


Gilman Awards: Scholarships up to $5,000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The Summer 2013 application cycle is for programs beginning between May 1, 2013 and August 1, 2013 that are a minimum of four weeks in length.  


IIE Passport A wide range of scholarships, fellowships, and grants to study abroad are available from many different sources. Government funds, businesses, universities, and many independent organizations all offer different amounts and kinds of funds in order to support students interested in pursuing international education opportunities.


IPS Travel Scholarship - International Programs & Services (IPS) is offering two scholarships, one for the Spring 2013 and one for the Fall 2013 semester abroad. A $1,400 scholarship will be awarded each semester to USAC participants   


LIVFund - LIVFund is excited to offer its scholarship in 21 countries from Latin America. LIVFund will award two [2] scholarships per month to selected recipients in the amount of $500 USD each.  


National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Scholarship and Fellowship: Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide scholarships ranging from $20,000 - $30,000 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.


National Geographic Society - Young Explorer Grants: Scholarships from $2,000 - $5,000 to individuals 18-25 years old to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs, including the Committee for Research and Exploration; the Expeditions Council and the Conservation Trust. Rolling deadlines.


Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant 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. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.


"Change the World!" Scholarship Are you ready to change the world for the better? UC alumni are eligible to receive four merit scholarships, awarded yearly for up to $5,500, for one of more than 100 certificate programs from UC San Diego Extension.


James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad Scholarship applications must be complete upon arrival and postmarked by Monday, May 6, 2013. The selected scholarship recipient will receive $1,000.00 (USD) for 2013/2014 educational-related expenses.


Global Studies Grant to Support the Study of International Affairs  Each year, the Global Studies Foundation offers three grants, each of $1,000, with separate categories for students, faculty, and institutions.


Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarships - Golden Key members can take advantage of several study abroad programs and receive scholarships up to $500


Straight Forward Media Liberal Arts Scholarship Whatever your reason for pursuing a liberal arts degree, you'll need money to get there. The $500 Liberal Arts Scholarship, offered four times per year.