Study Abroad Fellowships and Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
This scholarship is for federal Pell grant recipients only. It encourages students to choose nontraditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe and Australia, and supports students who have been traditionally underrepresented in study abroad. This includes but is not limited to: community college students, students in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, students with disabilities, students who identify as LGBT and students of nontraditional age. Campus coordinator: Erin Nghe

Freeman-ASIA
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia is designed to support US undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam). Campus coordinator: Jennifer Lund

Annette Kade Scholarship
The Annette Kade scholarship is for students studying on an ISEP program in a French or German speaking country. Scholarships are limited and vary in amount from $1,000-$2,000. Campus coordinator: Jennifer Lund

Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
Bridging Scholarships are intended to assist US undergraduate students studying in Japan for at least 3 months. Students may be from any academic discipline. Campus coordinator: Jennifer Lund

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for Germany
This scholarship provides funding for study, thesis research and/or internships in Germany for one semester to one year for undergraduate students from the U.S. and Canada. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year. Campus coordinators: Gundolf Graml and Jennifer Lund

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships 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. Students must be enrolled in an intensive language program with preferred languages including, but not limited to: Chinese, Arabic, Russian or Hindi. Students participating in longer programs (i.e. an academic year or a semester + a summer) will be given preference. Students must exhibit a strong desire to work for the US government during their career in the Boren application. While there is no minimum GPA required to apply to Boren, generally only academically strong applicants will be successful. Campus coordinator: Jennifer Lund

U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Project Abroad Scholarship for Programs in China
This scholarship program provides funding to students who intend to continue advanced studies in Chinese language and pursue a career in academia or public affairs following their semester or year abroad in China or Taiwan. Applicants must have completed two years, or the equivalent, of college-level Mandarin Chinese language training by the beginning of the program. Campus coordinator: Jennifer Lund

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
This very competitive and prestigious fellowship provides undergraduate and graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the Foreign Service with the United States Department of State. The fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies and is obligated to a minimum of four and a half years service in an appointment as a foreign service officer. 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Fellowhip
This fellowship for college seniors or recent graduates (who have not started graduate studies) allows students to spend a year interning in Washington, D.C. with the Carnegie Foundation.

Fulbright Fellowship
Study, research, and/or teaching assistantships abroad in all fields for one academic year. Faculty Adviser: Christine Cozzens

Also, explore study abroad scholarship databases here and here.

 

FOR GRADUATE STUDY

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Graduate study at Cambridge University in all fields.

George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland in all fields for one year. Faculty Adviser: Christine Cozzens

Marshall Scholarship
Graduate study in the United Kingdom in all fields for two years. Faculty Adviser: Rachel Trousdale

Rhodes Scholarship
Graduate study at Oxford University in all fields. Faculty Adviser: Rachel Trousdale

Rotary Global Grant
Graduate study abroad in one of six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy or economic and community development. Faculty Adviser: Jennifer Lund