Financial Aid Resources & Scholarships
Students participating in a study abroad program should speak with the Financial Officer to determine whether their current financial aid can be used toward a study abroad program. In addition, students may be eligible to apply for the following:
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Awards are available to U.S. citizen students who are receiving Pell Grant funding at a two- or four-year college or university. Any geographic location. Application Deadline, October 1, 2013.
Study/ Travel Opportunities for CUNY students (STOCS) scholarships
Undergraduate students participating in short-term (summer and winter intersession) CUNY study abroad programs may apply for Study/Travel Opportunities for CUNY Students (STOCS) scholarships. Applications are reviewed by a committee of CUNY faculty and administrators. Grants range from $1,000 to $1,650. Judges base their selections on two main criteria: the benefit of the program to the student's studies and career plan and financial need. Students with a family income of more than $75,000 are not eligible. Application Deadline, October 8, 2013
John Jay Study Abroad Scholarship
Open to students accepted to an approved study abroad program. Awards are up to a maximum of $1,000. Criteria: Sophomore standing (30 plus credits) by date of program, GPA of 3.0 or above, complete a John Jay General Scholarship Application, submit program confirmation and details, estimated budget, 300-word essay describing the program, need for support, and how it will add to your studies. For more infomation: Michael Scaduto, Scholarship Coordinator, 212.237.8872, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Deadline, October 9, 2013.
Travel Video Contest
The 2013 InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest is now open! Now in its eight year, students once again have the chance to win the $4,000 grand prize, a Viewer's Choice Award and other runner prizes, and worldwide fame! SO get busy planning and filming those videos, the world is waiting. Click here to see flyer. Application Deadline, October 23, 2013.
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan.
Diversity Abroad.com Scholarships
Awards are available for students from traditionally under-represented minority groups for studying abroad.
Fund for International Service Learning
Awards are available to any U.S.- based student attending an accredited service learning program outside of the United States.
Boren Awards for International Study
Awards are available to U.S. citizen undergraduate students to study in most geographic regions except Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
This site lists numerous scholarships.
SR Education Group Study Abroad Scholarship
This is a general study abroad scholarship. It is not program specific, and there is no minimum timeframe for length of the program.
Study Abroad Funding
With hundreds of scholarship and grant listings, Study Abroad Funding features detailed descriptions of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students. These are searchable by name, field of study, continent, and country.
UK 9/11 Scholarship Fund
The UK 9/11 Scholarships Fund was established jointly by the World Trade Center Disaster Fund and the British Council. It seeks to award scholarships to children or dependants of victims of the September 11 attacks on the USA, or other subsequent terrorist tragedy, for study at higher or further education institutions in the UK.