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.

Spanish Studies Abroad

1 scholarship available across 9 programs

We offer two scholarship options for students attending our regular academic programs in Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Argentina (this does not include faculty-led programs). You may submit an application to only one scholarship: Merit-Based or Diversity. Students may apply for the Merit-Based or Diversity Scholarship prior to their acceptance in an SSA program, but only accepted students may receive a scholarship. *Please note: Spanish Studies Abroad Scholarships cannot be applied to program costs, including tuition. Scholarships are meant to offset extra expenses while abroad, such as flights, gifts, entertainment, etc.

$500 - $1500

Abbey Road Programs

1 scholarship available across 9 programs

Abbey Road offers various partial summer fellowships and scholarships annually to its summer programs.



1 scholarship available across 9 programs

IPSL's goal is to help all students go abroad. Please check the IPSL website program pages for various types of scholarships.


SEA Semester

9 scholarships available across 9 programs

One award per year is available to a resident of Canada participating in a SEA Semester.

Up to $5,000

One award per year available to a deserving Journalism major.


Our most prestigious award. One is available for each SEA Semester class (excluding the SEA Summer Session). Criteria are: Academic excellence, community service and leadership experience.


Multiple awards are available for every SEA Semester class, including the SEA Summer Session. This award is based on academic achievement, educational experiences and intellectual curiosity.

Up to $5,000

Available to students enrolling in SEA Semester from colleges operating on a trimester or quarter calendar. Not applicable to SEA Summer Session or SEA Trimester Program due to the already reduced cost of these programs.


One award per year is available to a deserving Colgate University student accepted to a SEA Semester class.


For Bermuda students enrolled in SEA Semester, SEA will match the scholarship value for any student who receives an award from The National Transportation Board or the Bermuda Zoological Association.


If you learned about SEA Semester from an alumnus or alumna of our program, you may be eligible for this award.

Up to $2,500

One award is available per each SEA Semester class for a student from one of the five colleges in the "5-College Consortium" (Smith College, Mt. Holyoke College, Amherst College, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Hampshire College).



2 scholarships available across 8 programs

Up to four AMIDEAST education abroad students are selected to act as a "correspondents" for our semester-long programs. These correspondents submit a blog entry based on a choice of topics every two weeks. While developing travel and creative writing skills, students also critically reflect in writing on their education abroad experience with AMIDEAST.


AMIDEAST Education Abroad Need-Based Scholarships are awarded in the form of a program fee reduction and range between $250 and $750 for short term programs, $500 and $1500 for summer programs, and between $500 and $3000 for semester programs. In exceptional circumstances, awards of up to $2000 may be made for summer programs, and up to $5000 for semester and programs.

$500 - $3,000