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Study Abroad Scholarships

Here’s a partial list of scholarships available to any SPU student considering study outside the United States. Also see our main scholarships page and the Study Abroad office scholarship page. Do you qualify? In most cases, you won’t know until you apply!

AIFS International Semester Scholarship

  • Amount: $500–$1,000
  • Available to: Students participating in an AIFS program with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Instructions: Apply March 1 for Summer, April 15 for Autumn, September 15 for Spring

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

  • Amount: varies
  • Available to: Students receiving Federal Pell Grant, accepted into study abroad program; at least four weeks (28 days) in one country
  • Deadline: October 06, 2015, 11:59 p.m. Central Time for spring 2016 / Summer 2016 early applications; see program deadlines as on website

Boren Awards for International Study

  • Amount: up to $20,000
  • Available to: U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests, matriculated in an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Instructions: Must have a foreign language component, apply mid-February for following academic year

Butex Scholarship

  • Amount: £500
  • Available to: Students studying in the UK at a Butex-affiliated school (U-Kent included)
  • Instructions: Apply by May 31 for one semester minimum

CIEE Scholarships

  • Amount: $1,000–$5,000
  • Available to: Students participating in a CIEE program, with a demonstrated financial need, and a member of a group traditionally underrepresented in study abroad
  • Instructions: Apply April 1 for Summer/Fall, November 1 for Winter/Spring


  • Amount: varies

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Amount: 615 euros/month
  • Available to: Juniors or seniors while in Germany
  • Notes: Stay must last 4–10 months

DAAD Information Visits

  • Amount: 30 euros/day
  • Available to: Groups of 10–15 students
  • Notes: For trips 7–12 days long in Germany

Diversity Abroad Scholarships

  • Amount: varies
  • Available to: Students who go on a program affiliated with Diversity Abroad, minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Notes: Must be willing to share experiences via blogs, pictures, and videos at least twice a week. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino, multiracial/ethnic, or Native American undergraduate students as well as students who study in non-traditional locations (outside western Europe and Australia) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarships

  • Amount: $500–$2,500
  • Available to: Students for semester, summer, short term, full year, and internship programs
  • Instructions: Apply March 31 for Summer, July 31 for Fall, November 30 for Winter/Spring

Freeman-ASIA Awards

  • Amount: $3,000–$7,000
  • Available to: Students studying in Asia, and who demonstrate financial need
  • Instructions: Apply March for programs May–July, April for programs August–November, October for programs December–April
  • Notes: Study tour must last minimum of 10 weeks

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • Amount: varies
  • Instructions: Apply by March 1

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships

  • Amount: up to $10,000
  • Instructions: Apply by November for a minimum of 4 weeks abroad

GoAbroad.com Scholarship

  • Amount: varies
  • Instructions: Submit essay on website, which has a directory listing scholarships

Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Available to: Students who are members of Golden Key Honor Society
  • Instructions: Apply by March 1

IEEPassport Study Abroad Funding (Institute of International Education)

  • Notes: Resource with detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals

Kymanox Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Preference given to: Students with financial need, those studying in a non-English-speaking country, or Engineering/Math/Science majors
  • Instructions: Apply by May 6 for a minimum of 8 weeks abroad

LIVFund Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Available to: Students studying, interning, or volunteering in Latin America
  • Apply: Year-round, awarded twice per month

Marshall Scholarships

  • Amount: 40 awards each year include a personal allowance for residence and cost of living, tuition fees, grants for books, travel, etc, and travel to and from the U.S.
  • Available to: American citizens at time of application with at least a 3.7 GPA, may not be studying for, or hold, a British university degree
  • Instructions: Apply within 2 years of graduating from undergraduate university, and must take up award within 3 years of graduating

Mildred Towle Scholarship

  • Available to: Students with demonstrated financial need, who are residents of Hawaii with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Instructions: Apply by March 1

National Security Education Program

  • Amount: Varies, see website

Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship Grants for Development

  • Available to: Graduate-level academic studies
  • Notes: Graduate coursework or research for one to four academic years

StudyAbroad.com Scholarship

  • Amount: varies
  • Notes: Multiple scholarships for different trips and locations

ULS Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $100, $500
  • Available to: Students who have previously studied abroad
  • Instructions: Apply February 29 for the following academic year

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarships

  • Amount: varies
  • Available to: Students studying in Japan
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