Study Abroad Scholarships
From Affiliate Programs
Stephens College works with several programs to ensure quality programming and safety while our students study abroad. These affiliates also offer scholarship. Scholarships vary in amount and qualifiers. They also have varied application deadlines. Students seeking scholarships can review the following Web sites and should be making applications a year prior to studying abroad.
- Boren Scholarship
The Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to US interests and are underrepresented in study abroad programming. There are also Boren Scholarships for US graduate students.
- Fulbright Program
The Fulbright Scholarship is for seniors, graduate students, or alumnae. Click for tips on Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships.
- Fund for Education Abroad
- Global Studies Foundation Student Grant
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Click for Gilman Scholarship application tips.
- Killam Fellowship
This fellowship is available for undergraduate students who are interested in studying in Canada.
- GTOS Study Abroad Scholarship
This is a $2,000 scholarship awarded on a quarterly basis. Applications are based on innovation and reasoning. It is a general study abroad scholarship (any major) and sample questions for the essay are posted in the website.
- International Education Fund (IEF)
International Education Fund (IEF) is a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity that mentors and offers transformative global learning opportunities to motivated at-risk students who traditionally have been, and continue to be, under-represented in overseas exchange. IEF creates learning options abroad for young people who are or will become first-gene! ration college students with the goal of training a diverse, internationally aware and engaged cadre of world citizens for the critical challenges of the global 21st century. These youth represent the future of an increasingly diverse U.S. population whose incorporation in the American dream is fundamental to actualizing the promise of equality inscribed in the nation's very founding.
- Sara Herrnstadt Crosby ’76 and Daniel Crosby Scholarship, in memory of Jean Muir and Howard Ashley
This scholarship is available to all majors and offered to second semester sophomores, juniors and seniors. This scholarship is for $2,200.00 (1) and is awarded annually. More information about the scholarship can be found in the Financial Aid Office or click for the application. It is due to Financial Aid in October (check application for deadline dates). This scholarship (1) can be used for summer or semester.
- Foundation for Global Scholars
The Foundation for Global Scholars is a non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado whose mission is to create global citizens and leaders by assisting students in achieving their personal and professional goals of obtaining cultural and academic experiences abroad. The Foundation will support this mission by awarding scholarships to help enable students to obtain an international experience. Students who are from underrepresented populations in international education are a priority.
- The Bridging Project
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan.
Scholarship Search Engines
- The Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) provides this web-based resource for Study Abroad Funding to help students find scholarships and grants to help support their overseas studies.
- Scholarships for Multicultural Students
Scholarship resources specifically for students of color, compiled by Michigan State University
- College Board Scholarship Search