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Study Abroad Scholarships

Scholarship Amount Deadline
Education Abroad Grant (Semester and Year-long programs) $200-$2,850 Spring: October 26; Fall or year: March 29
Education Abroad Grant (Winter and Summer programs) $200-$1,000 Winter: October 26; Summer: March 29
Hattie Johns and Helen Johns Fulton Endowed Scholarship $150-$400 Spring: September 26; Fall/Year-long or Summer: January 25
Nick Lee Scholarship $400 Spring: September 26; Fall/Year-long: January 25
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Up to $7,000 (Academic Year); $5,000 (fall/spring semester); $3,000 (summer) April 7, 2024
Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship $10,000 (Academic Year); $5,000 (fall/spring semester); prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer) Fall/Summer 2024/2025 Deadline: 7 February 2024
Boren Scholarship Up to $20,000 Boren Fellowship: 25 January 2024, Boren Scholarship: 31 January 2024, Boren Awards funding may be applied to programs starting as early as June 1, 2024 or as late as March 5, 2025.
Critical Language Scholarships All program costs November 15, 2023 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Fulbright Scholarships Full cost of study/research program, including airfare Letter of intent due in late July and initial essays due in late August to the Fulbright Program Adviser (FPA), Catherine Nelson, at Completed application due to the FPA in mid September.
Gilman Scholarship Up to $5,000 Opens mid-January. Application deadline March 7, 2024.
Gilman-McCain Scholarship Up to $5,000 Opens mid-January. Application deadline March 7, 2024.
Go Overseas Scholarships varies See Go Overseas website
Humanity in Action (HIA) Fully funded February 13 2022
ISEP Scholarships varies October 15 to study abroad for Spring. April 1 to study abroad in Fall or full-year.
CIEE Scholarships varies See CIEE website
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Up to $27,000 See Rotary website, usually the beginning of June
Rotary World Peace Scholarship Full cost of two years master's degree District deadlines are as early as March; check with the local club
Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship $1,000 See Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarship website
Scholarship Amount Deadline
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Full cost of one year in Germany See Congress Bundestag website
DAAD Varies See DAAD website, most in January
Scholarship Amount Deadline
Douglass-O’Connell Global Internship Full program cost, airfare, housing, field trips and an academic course taught by CIEE February 1, 2024
Scholarship Amount Deadline
ItaliaRail Scholarship $1,000 and 3-day Italy Rail Pass See ItaliaRail website
Scholarship Amount Deadline
ATJ Bridging (American Teachers of Japanese) Up to $4,000 See ATJ website
JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) 60,000 yen to 100,000 yen per month April
JET Program Full-time paid position, amount varies Application deadline is usually in the middle of November for the following year’s JET program.
Toshizo Watanabe Scholarship Amount varies, up to full cost of attendance February 19, 2024 for Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
UM HEF Yamagata Determined yearly March 1
United Kingdom
Scholarship Amount Deadline
BUTEX £500 Opens May/June 2024.
Davies-Jackson Scholarship Full cost of study at St. John's College, University of Cambridge, including airfare See Davies-Jackson website
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Full cost of studying at Cambridge Early October
Marshall Scholarship Full cost of two years of undergraduate or graduate study leading to a British University degree, plus airfare See Marshall website
Rhodes Scholarship Full cost of two years of graduate study at Oxford, plus airfare 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time on the first Wednesday of October each year
UK Summer Fulbright Scholarship Round-trip airfare, tuition and fees at host institution, accommodation, and in some cases, a small daily allowance for meals Beginning of February (Tentative)