Study abroad is for everyone. With some planning and research, you can find the experience and the funding sources that match your goals. But every program has its own deadlines, so the sooner you get started, the more likely you are to make your dreams happen. Explore now:
This scholarship, in memory of Jean Muir and Howard Ashley, is available to all majors and offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors. This scholarship is up to $2,200.00 and is awarded annually. This scholarship can be used for summer or semester-long programs. Application is due in mid-October. More information can be found here.
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 websites and should be making applications a year prior to studying abroad.
IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants will be made available for U.S. students from a broad range of backgrounds to make it possible for them to participate in academic, internship or service-learning experiences abroad. The scholarship program is intended to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education.
This scholarship is available to all students who qualify for the Pell Grant.
Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), these scholarships provide up to $20,000 to undergraduate students from the U.S. to study abroad in areas of the world that are underrepresented in study abroad.
Education New Zealand offers multiple scholarships to study in New Zealand.
FEA awards funds to students planning to study abroad with a strong preference for underrepresented students. FEA is expanding access to study abroad by raising awareness of its benefits to the individual and value to the collective, and by granting scholarships of up to $10,000.
In addition to the general scholarships, FEA also offers dedicated scholarships. To be eligible for a dedicated scholarship, students must also meet the general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements and indicate their interest through their application forms. FEA’s dedicated scholarships include:
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The awards range from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad.
Fund for International Service Learning provides scholarships to students enrolled in an international service-learning program.
Go Overseas awards one $500 scholarship to a student studying abroad through a photo essay contest.
Go Overseas and Education in Ireland are giving away two U.S. $15,000 scholarships toward tuition to study abroad in Ireland. This scholarship includes an accommodation stipend and round-trip flight to Ireland. Apply for one undergrad semester abroad or a full year master’s degree.
Go Overseas and Education New Zealand have partnered to offer a fabulous scholarship that includes a U.S. $15,000 stipend toward semester tuition and accommodation, and a round-trip flight to New Zealand.
The Hispanic College Fund reaches out to Latino college students in need.
Hostelling International USA (HI USA) is committed to creating a more tolerant world, and these scholarships create a whole new breed of young travelers inspired to make the world a better place, but lack the financial means to go abroad. Recipients of the scholarship receive $2,000 to help finance their international trip as long as they have an educational or service component to their itinerary.
The Live Like Ally Foundation awards multiple scholarships to students between 15 and 23 years old who intend to intern, volunteer or participate in a service learning project while abroad. Live Like Ally is a memorial to Allison Willen, who was studying abroad in Dunedin, New Zealand, when she tragically passed away. Ally’s love for people, for nature and for life has led her family to create the foundation, which seeks to give other students the opportunity to discover the world and impact it for the better, as Ally did.
SCSF provides need-based grants ranging from $1,500 to $2,500.
Tortuga Backpacks offer a $1,000 study abroad scholarship and one travel backpack. Each year two scholarships are offered, one for the spring semester and one for the fall semester.
UNCF offers an array of scholarship programs from the nation’s largest minority education organization.
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. It assists students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.
Rewards a select number of deserving students for their academic and personal achievements. The scholarship is designed for high school juniors or seniors, college/university students and graduate school students.
Each semester the scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates a strong passion and motivation for international education.Scholarship recipients will be awarded $500 toward their semester abroad. All American undergraduate students with plans to study abroad in Europe are encouraged to apply.
The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation offers scholarships of $4000 to undergraduates planning to enroll in full-semester programs outside the USA.
This organization connects students from diverse backgrounds with international opportunities. Several scholarships are available.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Students interested in this program should begin planning for it during their sophomore year.
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