Study Abroad Scholarships
The Education Abroad Network awards thousands of dollars each year in scholarships to participating students each year. In addition there are are scholarship opprtunities available through several host universities and external organisations.
In addition to the current financial aid you receive, you may want to consider one of our many scholarships. Each year we award thousands of scholarship dollars to qualfied program participants. Most awards range from $500 - $1,000, and we have many categories including need-based, merit-based and travel grants. In recent semesters, 100% of qualifying applicants have been awarded scholarships.
To be eligible for an Education Abroad Network Merit-Based scholarship, participants must have cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Need-Based applicants must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher.
Click here to download the TEAN Scholarship Application.
University of New South Wales Scholarships (Australia)
The University of New South Wales offers need-based scholarships for qualified students ï» from Europe or North America spending a full semester at the university. Merit-based scholarships are also available for full-year students after the completion of their first semester at UNSW. For more information and application materials, please visit the link above.
University of Technology, Sydney Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship (Australia)
UTS International offers merit scholarships for commencing international study abroad students. Study Abroad students commencing in Spring 2012 or Fall 2012 2012 may be eligible to receive a scholarship. Selection is based on the academic achievement in the most recently completed tertiary qualification recognised by UTS for entry into the UTS Study Abroad program.
Applications will automatically be considered for the scholarship. There is no additional application required.
Murdoch University Scholarship (Australia)
Available in 2012, the International Discoverers' Scholarship Scheme at Murdoch University (Western Australia) aims to make studying abroad feasible in the current economic climate. In an effort to make tuition and fees for non-Australian citizens more affordable , this scholarship program provides a $500AUD reduction in fees for all students who meet University entry requirements and who receive an offer of admission from Murdoch University. Call The Education Abroad Network for more details on this scholarship.
Massey University Scholarship (New Zealand)
Available for a 2012 Massey semester program with The Education Abroad Network, Massey University is offering two NZ$500 scholarships. Call The Education Abroad Network for more details on this scholarship.
Boren Scholarship Award for International Study
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. Australia and New Zealand are excluded. The scholarship is awarded to students studying critical languages, including Chinese and Thai.
Rotary Foundation Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships
Funding available for 3-6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country to cover most program costs including transportation, housing, and tuition. Award amounts up to $16,000USD. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying critical languages, including Mandarin Chinese.
Offers ten $500 scholarships to students who have been accepted into a study abroad program with a diversityabroad.com partner organization for the 2012 fall and spring semesters. Students who are economically disadvantaged, part of an ethnic minority or those planning to study in non-traditional locations (outside western Europe and Australia) are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should be enrolled full-time a U.S. college or university with a 2.75 G.P.A. and be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Recipients of these scholarships should be willing to share their experiences by blogging several times a week while abroad.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
This program aims to offer financial assistance to U.S. citizens in undergraduate programs who want to study abroad, especially those who are traditionally under-represented in study abroad programs including ethnic minorities and those in the fields of science and engineering. Over 2,300 scholarships of up to $5000USD each will be awarded this year. The award can be applied to tuition, room and board, transportation and insurance. Applicants must be in good academic standing, going on a program in which they will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks and be currently receiving a Federal Pell Grant
Fund for Education Abroad
The Fund for Education Abroad provides numerous study abroad scholarships. In addition to General Scholarships, they also offer Rainbow scholarships for LGBT students.
Rotary Foundation Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships
Funding available for 1 academic year of study in another country and is designed to cover most program costs including transportation, housing, and tuition. Award amounts up to $26,000USD. The scholarship is designed to cover only two semesters, so students studying in Australia or any other country with a trimester system will only have two semesters funded by this scholarship.
Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships
A $1,000 - $4,000USD scholarship available to students in their final two years of undergraduate studies or early graduate studies in aircraft/aerospace/aviation engineering is available through the Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF). Students must be currently enrolled at an accredited school of engineering and pursuing this type of study.
Phi Beta Kappa Study Abroad Grant
Several grant awards of $1,000USD each are issued every year to any undergraduate student currently attending a university in the U.S. that has a Phi Beta Kappa chapter with at least a 3.5 GPA, 56 hours completed by application deadline, and at least 2 remaining semesters at the home university after study abroad is completed. Students may study in any country. (\
Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Kirsten R. Lorentzen Awards
Scholarship awards up to $1,000USD per student for female college sophomores and juniors studying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) as part of a career path. Demonstration of extracurricular activities enhances a student’s application.
Golden Key International Honour Society Study Abroad Scholarship
GKIHS is a non-profit organization that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence with more than 370 chapters located in Australia, Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. Membership is required for a one-time fee of $70USD and only members may be apply for and be awarded the Study Abroad Scholarship. Ten $1,000USD awards are presented every year and only undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate members currently enrolled in a study abroad program may apply.
Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation
Travel Study Awards through the CJSF are available to Silver or Gold Award Girl Scouts who plan to study abroad regardless of major/minor. The scholarship provides $1,000USD directly to the recipient and is for undergraduate study during first semester, second semester, summer, and academic year only.
Foundation for Global Scholars ScholarshipsSeveral scholarships awarded to students who are U.S. or Canadian citizens and enrolled in a North American College that will accept transfer credit from an academic program abroad. There may be additional requirements depending on the scholarship. Awards range from $500-$2000USD depending on the scholarship.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Grants
Forty-five scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of $1000USD each. Basic qualifications include attendance at an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter, between 30 and 90 semester hours completed by the application deadline, a 3.5 or higher GPA, acceptance into an accredited study abroad program and at least two semesters left at a home institution after completion of the program.
If you are the recipient of a scholarship provided from a private organization or business (basically any non-university entity) please consult the source of the funds regarding transfer. If they will transfer, please arrange for the provider to send the proceeds to us and we will deduct the amount from your balance.
Other Scholarship Resources
While we think this list is pretty comprehensive, we're also pretty sure there are other opportunities available. Try the below websites for listings of other scholarships.
Diversity Scholarship Resources