In an effort to encourage you to study abroad, and to make a study abroad experience more accessible, the OGA prepared the following list of scholarships and resources.
- Matthew Dalling Scholarship Available to SHU students studying abroad at the SHU in Dingle, Ireland campus during the Winter or May programs. The application will become available once students are accepted into the study abroad program.
- Welch Experience Tuition Waiver Available to SHU students in the Welch College of Business, the Welch Experience Tuition Waiver covers the cost of tuition for a business course taken while on a summer SHU study abroad program in Dingle, Luxembourg, or Fashion marketing in Paris. The Welch Waiver may be applied to each student once. The application will become available once students are accepted into a study abroad program. For more information about the Welch waiver please contact Sean Heffron.
- Thomas More Honors Program Study Abroad Scholarship Available to SHU honors students in the amount of $500. The application will become available once students are accepted into a study abroad program. For more information about the Honors scholarship, please contact Amanda Moras.
*Deadline for Winter program: November 1st; Deadline for May program: March 1st
- Stamford World Affairs Forum Scholarship Up to $5,000 for a university student’s study abroad experience.
- Fairfield’s Rotary Club – Service Above Self Scholarship $11,000 for the upcoming academic year for study domestically or abroad.
- EuroScholars Scholarships Available to students accepted to the EuroScholars program. All participants with a 3.5 GPA and higher are eligible and automatically considered for an award upon acceptance to a EuroScholars research project.
- Webster WINS Travel Award Available to students participating in a Webster University study abroad program. The award covers up to $1,000 towards your round-trip airfare. .
- CIEE GAIN Scholarship Available to students participating in a CIEE study abroad program. You must demonstrate financial and/or otherwise defining barriers to overcome in order to be able to study abroad. Awards range from $1,000–$5,000 depending on duration of study and financial need, and are applied towards your CIEE program fee.
- CIEE Lift Scholarship Awarded to students currently pursuing intensive language study on any year-long CIEE language program who also hold a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are a minimum of $5,000.
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Up to $5000 offered to enrolled students with financial need.
- Sean Carter Foundation-Gilman International Scholarship For students with diverse backgrounds to study abroad.
- Bridging Scholarship For undergraduate students who wish to study in Japan, $2,500.
- NSEP David L. Boren Scholarship Pays for undergraduate students to study in understudied areas of interest to national security. $8,000 to $20,000 depending on duration of study. Comes with federal government service requirement.
- Fund for Education Abroad Up to $5,000 for a semester and $10,000 for a year.
- Foundation for Global Scholars 4 different scholarship opportunities with different eligibility requirements and award amounts.
- Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship 1,000 awards
- The Brazil Initiation Scholarship A one-time $1,500 travel scholarship to do exploratory research or language study in Brazil.
- The Killam Fellowships Program Funds a semester or academic year study in Canada. $5000/semester plus a travel allowance.
- Finnish Government Scholarships Undergraduate/Graduate levels.
- Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Undergraduate/Graduate levels. More than $500/month December.
- DAAD Fellowship Study and research grants for summer or school-year study in Berlin. Awards up to $10,000.
- Bridging Scholarships Grants range from $2500 to $4000.
- Freeman Awards for Study in Asia $3000-$7000. Open to undergraduates with little to no experience in country of travel.
- Japanese Consulate in NY Scholarships For students studying or conducting research in Japan.
- Japanese Student Services Organization (JASSO) Undergraduate/Graduate levels. up to $10,000 Depends on award.
- Monbusho Scholarships Available to current and graduated students between 18 and 30.
- Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan For juniors/seniors with an interest in economics or international finance. Award of $7500.
- LIVfund For students planning to study/intern abroad in Latin America (including Argentina and Cuba). The fund will award two $500 scholarships each month.
- ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship For research study in Switzerland at the undergraduate level (sophomores and above). Awards of $1,000.
- Freeman Awards for Study in Asia $3000-$7000 given. Open to undergraduates with little to no experience in country of travel.
- Halide Edip Adıvar Prize For current undergraduates who have not studied in Turkey. $1000. Open to American and Canadian citizens.
- BUTEX Scholarships $1000 for students accepted to study at a member Univ. of the British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association.
- British Council Scholarships For study in the U.K. Amount given depends on award. Application deadline varies.
- Carlozzi Family scholarship For women who are residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania. Must be majoring in journalism or communications.
- Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes Funds study of a list of lesser-studied languages. Covers all program costs.
- NSEP David L. Boren Scholarship $8,000 to $20,000 depending on duration of study. Comes with federal government service requirement.
Science and Engineering
- Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan For juniors and seniors with an interest in economics or international finance. Awards of $7500
- Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Awards of up to $14,000
- The National Italian American Foundation For Italian Americans Awards of $2500 – $10,000.
Hispanic and Latino/a Americans
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarships For Latino/as who demonstrate financial need and active in public and/or community service activities in a variety of majors.
- Harriet Irsay Scholarship Preference given to American students of Polish heritage, open to certain majors only.
- The National Italian American Foundation For Italian Americans Students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$12,000.
- Point Foundation Provides financial support, leadership training, mentoring and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.
- Gates Millennium Scholarship Open to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American who are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States and receive the Pell Grant.
- The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program This program allows institutions of higher learning to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate.
- IEFA International Financial Aid & College Scholarships An international financial aid and college scholarship search engine.
- IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding A comprehensive Database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
- International Scholarships For US and International Students College and international scholarships resource for students.
- Glimpse Scholarship Provides talented writers and photographers with a $600 stipend to complete an independent journalistic work based on their experience abroad.
- Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.
- Rotary Ambassadorial and World Peace Scholarships Fund study and language training abroad for undergraduates and masters degrees for graduate students in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution to be completed at one of seven Rotary Centers. Ambassadorial grants from $11,000 to $24,000 depending on duration of study.
- Fogarty-Ellison Overseas Fellowships in Global Health and Clinical Research From the NIH funds one year of clinical research training abroad. $25,000 plus $6000 for additional travel and materials expenses. Open to graduate students in health professions.
- Institute for International Public Policy Fellowships A five year program with study abroad component to prepare underrepresented minority undergrads for careers in international affairs. Open to US citizens or permanent residents who apply sophomore year.
- The Pickering Undergraduate Fellowship The program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Awards up to 40,000.