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: see program deadlines as on website

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

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

IIE Passport 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

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 Scholarship

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

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarships

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