- AAUW Fellowships and Grants
Supports aspiring scholars, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented.
Study Abroad Scholarships
- American Councils Southeast European Research Program
American Councils administers a variety of cultural exchange, study abroad, and research programs on behalf of both public and private funders. Participation in these programs is through an open, merit-based competition, and facilitates mutual understanding between the United States and Eurasia, Southeast Europe and South Asia.
- Arcadia University, College of Global Studies
Arcadia has made available scholarship funds to students participating on specific programs. Individual awards will range from $500-$2000 and applications will be considered on the basis of financial need. Scholarships are intended to help those students for whom a moderate amount of financial aid may mean the difference between participation and staying home.
- Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Awards of up to $7500 per year to undergraduate science and mathematics students for their last year or two of undergraduate study and planning a career in science or mathematics. Awards in two categories: two-year scholarships to those who will be juniors and one-year scholarships to those who will be seniors. Must have at least a B average and be a US citizen, resident alien, or US national.
- Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers scholarships to assist students with the travel and living expenses while studying abroad in Japan. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Scholarships are $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs).
- Britain's Marshall Graduate Scholarships
Scholarships are available for students who plan to study for a degree graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
- Canada America Society Study-Abroad Scholarships
The CAS, in collaboration with the Canadian Consulate General Seattle and Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium, offer awards of $3000 to WWU and other students attending a Canadian university for a minimum of one term/semester/quarter.
- CEA Global Education
CEA Global Education offers a variety of scholarships for their programs abroad.
- CET Academic Programs
China Programs, Vietnam Immersion, Jewish Studies in Prague, History of Art in Siena, History of Art in Nice
WWU students may apply for CIEE scholarships:
- John E. Bowman Travel Grants
- Robert B. Bailey Scholarship
- Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Scholarships
- Department of Education Scholarships for Programs in China
- Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship for Studies in Tropical Biology
- College Board
- College Net
Online database of scholarships
- Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) Scholarship
Awarded annually since 1992, CAPAL's scholarships have enabled promising students with leadership potential to pursue public service internships in Washington, DC, while learning how to influence policy decisions that affects their communities. CAPAL Scholars are awarded $2,000 each for the successful completion of a summer internship of their choice, as well as the development of a Community Action Plan.
- Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)
Awards for students and recent graduates who are interested in experiencing German culture and everyday life through internship and study. CBYX is primarily designed for business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants from all fields may apply. Applicants from community and technical colleges are especially encouraged to apply. Participants spend a year (July - July) studying and working in their career fields while completely immersed in German language and culture.
Scholarship competition, where students can win a free trip, including airfare and housing, to do a career-related, international internship in one of 5 locations: Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dublin or Shanghai!
- Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
- DAAD German Academic Exchange Service
DAAD offers a wide range of opportunities to students, scholars, and higher education institutions of the United States and Canada, from undergraduate students to faculty, for study and research in Germany.
- DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Scholarship
Offers ten, $500 scholarships for full-time undergraduate students studying abroad during Spring 2012 and Fall 2012. Students participating in Diversity Abroad partner organizations are eligible.
- FastWeb Scholarship Search
Provides free customized scholarship search after user fills out profile. E-mail updates are then provided of scholarships based on the profile.
Resource for financial aid including study abroad. Website of the main US professional association for financial aid administrators provides scholarship searches and extensive information about financial aid.
- FinAid! (National Association of Financial Aid Administrators)
Website of the main US professional association for financial aid administrators provides scholarship searches and extensive information about financial aid.
- Foundation for Asia-Pacific Education
Offers four different scholarships to students studying in Asia and Oceania. Scholarships awarded include: Foundation for Asia Pacific Education General Scholarship; STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship; Globe Trot – Employees, Family and Friends of GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship; Diversity Abroad/ GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship. Varying eligibility requirements apply.
- Freeman ASIA
Freeman ASIA awards encourage study abroad in East and Southeast Asia. Awards in the amount of $3000 (semester), $5000 (semester/qtr) and $7000 (academic year).
- Fulbright Grants
A wide range of one-year grants to support study, research, and/or teaching abroad. Over 100 countries participate. May include study at a foreign university, research, classes at a conservatory or art school, special project in the social sciences or sciences, or combinations thereof. US citizen; BA or equivalent.
- Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residenst currently enrolled as undergraduates in US univesities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks. Awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-qulaity, rigorous education abroad programs.
- Fund My Travel
- Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Scholarships to study or conduct research at Cambridge University with long-term goal of producing future leaders to address global problems related to heath, equality, technology, and learning. Applicants must be admitted to a Cambridge College.
- German Chancellor Scholarship Program
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards twenty German Chancellor scholarships each year to young professionals with outstanding credentials and leadership qualities who want to do research in Germany for one year. The scholarships are awarded to ten U.S. citizens in the private, public, not-for profit, cultural and academic sectors. Prior knowledge of German is not required.
- Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
Gilman Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. Undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities are eligible to apply.
Students who apply for and receive the Gilman Scholarship to study abroad are now eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement from the Gilman Program for a total possible award of up to $8,000.
Critical Need Languages include:
- Arabic (all dialects)
- Chinese (all dialects)
- Turkic (Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgz, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek)
- Persian (Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Pashto, Tajiki)
- Indic (Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Sinhala, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sindhi)
Online tool to do scholarship search that matches your education level, talents, and background
An excellent way for students to create their own travel campaign and raise money for their program, and then share it with family and friends on Facebook and through email.
- GlobaLinks Learning Abroad
Offers scholarships for semester or academic year students.
A detailed study abroad scholarship search engine.
- GO! OVERSEAS Scholarships
GO! Overseas is proud to support international education through scholarships available to students participating in study abroad programs. Scholarships are awarded each academic year. The scholarship is awarded based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions.
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time junior level college students who are planning a career in public service. Provides up to $3,000 for senior year and $27,000 for graduate studies in the US or abroad.
- Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates Hilary's love for Vietnam and other cultures, her desire to give back to the world community and her contagious love of life. Hosted and administered by the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA), the Hiliary Echo Douglas Scholarship will award up to $5000 to a student.
- IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
The Institute of International Education (IIE) and Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) are pleased to announce their latest collaborative project, a directory of funding opportunities. This directory will be accessible from the IIEPassport.org website and will provide a comprehensive directory of scholarships, fellowships, and grants for US students who wish to pursue short-term programs abroad at an undergraduate or graduate level. The website will allow prospective students to search by the country in which they wish to study and each search results listing will contain valuable information about the opportunity.
- India Study Abroad Center
We offer the largest portfolio of programs in India with quality standards that meet global expectations. We are delighted to offer partial scholarships on our Rural and Urban programs for the months of January, February and March, 2013.
- Institute for International Public Policy - Fellowship program
Students are recruited from across the nation and apply as sophomores to participate in a multi-year sequence of summer policy institutes, study abroad, intensive language training, internships, and graduate study, complemented by career development services along the way. UNCFSP is aided in the student recruitment effort by its institutional partners and distinguished selection panels comprised of practitioners, academics, graduate school admissions directors, foundation executives, and IIPP alumni.
- Institute of International Education Whitaker International Program
The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in US biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whiatker International Program encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting.
- Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University (IFSA-Butler) Study Abroad Scholarships
- International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
Website provides free searches for scholarships for study abroad.
- International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC)
The International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC) is the premier provider of international student loan programs for the rapidly growing population of students who wish to study in foreign countries.
- International Studies Abroad (ISA) Scholarship Awards
ISA awards $60,000 in scholarships each year to students who are participating in ISA's programs.
- ISEP Travel Scholarships
ISEP students may apply to ISEP scholarships to Australia, Africa, South America, France, Germany and Leiden University
- Japanese Government Scholarships
The Japanese Government offers scholarships to U.S. citizens living in Washington through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. Scholarship benefits include: monthly stipend, airfare, arrival allowance, tuition, and accommodations.
- Killam Fellowship Program
The Killam Fellowships Program is for undergraduates students attending a four-year degree granting university that plans to study abroad in Canada. Student must have good academic standing, U.S. citizenship, superior academic record, and proficiency in English.
- Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarship
Morgan Stanley Japan is awarding two $7,500 scholarships to US students who will be studying in Japan for the academic year. Eligible students include juniors and seniors at US universities with an interest in economics and international finance who have been accepted for study in Japan.
- Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Awards of up to $5,000 for tuition, fees, room and board. Applicants must be either 1) outstanding college sophomores or juniors intending a career in pubic policy, or 2) current sophomores or juniors who are Native American or Alaska Native with outstanding potential and intending a career in health care or tribal policy. Must have at least a "B" average and be US citizen, resident alien or US national.
- National Science Foundation
Encourages U.S. scientists, engineers, and their institutions to enhance their research and education programs through international cooperation.
- NSEP David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
NSEP Boren Scholarships provide funding for summer, semester or yearlong study. The maximum award is $8,000 for a summer; $10,000 for a semester and $20,000 for a full academic year. NSEP emphasizes the importance of language study as a major component of the study abroad program.
NSEP was designed to provide Americans with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation in exchange for a commitment to seek work in the federal government.
View this link and this link to learn more about the program and to begin the application process. All applications must be completed online. For further information, contact Liz Partolan-Fray, Director, International Programs & Exchanges: Liz.Partolan-Fray@wwu.edu
- Phi Kappa Phi Internship and Study Abroad
These awards are designed specifically to recognize and assist undergraduates as they seek knowledge abroad or through work outside the academic setting.
- Rotary Scholarship - $25,000
For students studying abroad for one year.
- Scholarship Help
This goal of this website is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid.
- Scholarships Listing
- Search for Excellence
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have completed at least 30 semester credits at their current college or university. Awards up to $5,000 in recognition of high academic achievement, campus involvement, work ethic, and community service.
- Semester at Sea/Diversity Abroad Scholarships
Made available through a partnership with DiversityAbroad.com, the Semester at Sea/Diversity Abroad Scholarships are awarded for summer and fall voyages. Scholarships are valued at 50% off the cost of the least expensive cabin category available at the time of confirmation. Up to five scholarships will be awarded for the fall voyage. Up to ten scholarships will be awarded for the summer voyage.
- Student Loans for Studying Abroad
The International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC) is the premier provider of international student loan programs.
- Studio Art Centers International (SACI) Scholarship
There are many scholarship opportunities for students wishing to study studio art, art history, or art conservation at SACI in Florence, Italy.
Study Abroad scholarship search engine.
- ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship
ThinkSwiss offers 15 scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. This scholarship program supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.
- Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
Provides undergraduate and graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service
- Woodrow Wilson International Fellowship Foundation
Information on several multi-year scholarship programs for students, especially minorities, interested in international careers.