Study Abroad Scholarship Directory

To help with the funding of your study abroad, we have compiled this list of scholarship opportunities offered by providers of study abroad programs and foreign host universities. In this directory you will see information from these organizations, which may help you fund your dream of study abroad.

Many other resources exist, including those from your home university, you should check with your study abroad office for a list of these. You might also consider how study abroad may impact your existing university Financial Aid package, as the cost of your education will change.

We also recommend you consider a crowd funding campaign for your study abroad. Abroad101 awards money each week to a student with study abroad crowd-funding mission on

Confused by all the complexities surrounding study abroad? Check out Affordable College's Guide to Finding and Financing Study Abroad for some answers and tips.

Brigham Young University (BYU)

5 scholarships available across 34 programs

Aids study abroad in under-represented countries that critical to U.S. national interests. Emphasized world areas include: Africa, Asia, Central, and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. NSEP recipients are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs.

up to $8000 for a summer program, up to $10,000 for a semester, or up to $20,000 for an academic year

The CLS Program provides fully funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students in thirteen foreign languages: Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.

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U.S. Department of Education scholarships encourage the study of specific underrepresented languages. Students must plan to use the language in their future career.

Undergraduate Full tuition + $5,000 stipend; Graduate Full tuition + $15,000 stipend

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is for undergraduate students who wish to study abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This scholarship awards up to $5,000 that can be applied to program tuition, room and board, local transportation, insurance and international airfare.

up to $5,000

The Fulbright program for U.S. students is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

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World Endeavors

2 scholarships available across 27 programs

This scholarship is available to applicants interested in participating in any World Endeavors program of at least 3 weeks in duration. As a travel correspondent, a participant will submit video blogs, blog entries, photo essays, or other media documenting their experiences abroad.

$100 - $250

This scholarship is available to student leaders of a college or university organization or social group who are interested in sharing their study, intern, or volunteer experiences with their home campus organizations.

$100 - $250

Child Family Health International (CFHI)

1 scholarship available across 27 programs

Child Family Health International is pleased to offer partial scholarships for select 2015 and 2016 program dates. Since 2007, we have provided CFHI Global Health Scholars with more than $100,000 in scholarship funding. CFHI is committed to working globally and addressing inequities. In line with this global lens, it is our policy to actively seek a diverse pool of candidates from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to the mission and vision of CFHI.



7 scholarships available across 21 programs

For CEA students who seek a global learning experience.


For CEA students who are interested in pursuing a career with global ties.


For CEA students who wish to study abroad in France and are involved in co-curricular activities centered on multi-cultural or international issues at their home campus. CEA studying at our sites in Aix-en-Provence, Paris, the French Alps, and the French Riviera are eligible to apply.


For CEA students who demonstrate a high need for additional funding.


For CEA students who excel academically.


For CEA students from diverse backgrounds or students who have had a personal experience with diversity


CEA has partnered with the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative that strives to double the number of U.S. college students who study abroad, to offer this scholarship to CEA students


Study Abroad Europe

1 scholarship available across 19 programs

Study Abroad Europe Scholarship offers awards for Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer programs.

$ 250 - $1,000