U.S. Undergraduate Scholarship Programs
About: The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.
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U.S. Undergraduate Scholarship Programs
Requirements: Undergraduate student enrolled at an American institution; US Citizen; Pell Grant recipient
Preference: The preference will be given to the students, who plan to spend a semester or an academic year in an underrepresented country, who are first-generation college students; who demonstrate financial need.
Benefits: Up to $3000 Summer/ $5000 Semester; Up to $8000 Critical Need Language Award.
Special Initiatives: Critical Need Language Award to study the following languages: Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese.
Deadlines to Apply: October 2nd: to apply for the next Spring or Summer Semester; January: to apply for coming Summer or Fall semester.
Requirements: Undergraduate student enrolled at an American institution; US Citizen.
Preference: The preference will be given to the students of all majors and backgrounds, who demonstrate a strong interest in involvement with the language after completing the CLS program.
Benefits: All program costs, such as transportation, visa fees, tuition and board, and program-sponsored travel within the host country, are covered. You are responsible to cover the costs of obtaining a passport.
Deadline to apply: November 27th 2018
Requirements: Commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation; Undergraduate student enrolled at an American institution; U.S. citizen.
Preference will be given to the applicants of all majors, who plan to focus on linguistic and cultural immersion; who demonstrate a desire for a career in the Federal Government; who plan to spend two or more semesters abroad.
Benefits: Up to $8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum); Up to $10,000 for a semester; Up to $20,000 for a 6 - 12 months.
Special Initiatives: The African Flagship Languages Initiative; The South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative; The Indonesian Flagship Language Initiative; Boren-ROTC; STEM Initiative.
Deadline to apply: February 7th for Undergraduate students/ January 30th for Graduate students
Requirements: Undergraduate student enrolled at an American institution; U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Preference: FEA encourages those students who are traditionally underrepresented in education abroad, such as first-generation college students and minority students to apply; preference will be given to the applicants who demonstrate financial need.
Benefits: Awards that are prorated by number of weeks in-country (with a minimum of $1,250) for students studying abroad during summer; Up to $10,000 for a full academic year; Up to $5,000 for the fall or spring semester.
Deadlines to apply: August: to apply for the next Spring Semester; January 21st, 2019, 12pm (noon) EST : to apply for coming Summer or Fall semester.
Requirements: Must currently receive need-based financial aid or demonstrate a verifiable need for financial assistance to participate in the proposed study abroad program; Undergraduate student enrolled at an American institution; U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Preference: Applicants of all majors who demonstrate interest in Asian countries.
Benefits: Summer Award: up to $3,000; Semester/Quarter Award: up to $5,000; Academic Year Award: up to $7,000.
Deadlines to apply: October: to apply for the next Spring semester; January: to apply for coming Summer or Fall semester.
Requirements: U.S. Citizen, U.S. National or Permanent Resident; Must be Pell Grant eligible; Rising college Sophomore or Junior status; Enrolled at a MSI.
Benefits: 100% of a recipients’ program fees and travel costs are covered for an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program.
Deadline to apply: February 14, 2019
About: To support LGBT students who are ready to take on the challenge of studying abroad, many organizations, institutions, and associations have established study abroad scholarships to specifically provide financial assistance to LGBT students.
Scholarship Programs by Host Countries
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)About: The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind. DAAD also promotes internationalisation efforts at German universities, help developing countries build their own systems of higher education, and support German Studies and German language programmes abroad. Our Artists-in-Berlin Program is DAAD's one of the most renowned international scholarship programmes for artists.
Requirements: U.S. citizen enrolled as an Undergraduate student at U.S. based university.
Benefits: Paid tuition and dorm for 1 semester.
Deadline: Fall Semester (September-December): deadline to apply is June 15/ Spring Semester (January-April): deadline to apply is November 15/ Summer I Term (May-June): deadline to apply is March 15 participating universities for the full list.
Deadline to apply: October 12th, 11:59pm PST.
Programs: Individual Fellowship Program (Asia-to-U.S., U.S.-to-Asia, or intra-Asia); Travel Grant (Asia-to-U.S., U.S.-to-Asia, or intra-Asia); Organization and Project Grant.
The Bridging Scholarship program will award 25 scholarships to American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan during Spring 2019. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized credit-bearing exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Recipients of Bridging Scholarships receive stipends of $2,500 or $4,000, depending on the length of their study program in Japan. The scholarships are funded by donations from corporations, foundations, and individuals to the US-Japan Bridging Foundation. Since 1999, the Bridging Scholarship program has awarded 1,870 scholarships to students studying abroad in Japan. Most recently, 81 students received scholarships for study in Japan beginning in Fall 2018.
Spring 2019 study programs are those beginning between January and April 2019 and continuing for at least three months. (Students planning to study in Japan beginning in Fall 2019 should apply for scholarships after January 1, 2019.)
The deadline for applications for Spring 2019 Bridging Scholarships is October 11, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the results by November 30. Selection will be based on academic potential and financial need. The scholarship selection is administered by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese.
Applications can be submitted electronically. The online application form and complete information can be found at:
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aeAD Austrian Academic Exchange ServiceAbout: You can find details of the OeAD’s scholarship programmes – for bachelor's, master’s, PhD students, post-docs and researchers – here. Please note that there are hardly any financial support options for students in bachelor’s programmes. A whole degree programme in Austria is also hardly ever supported financially.
About: Earn a $1,000 study abroad scholarship.
Deadline: March 15th, 2019.
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The Grand Prize winner will not only get the ULTIMATE Study Abroad Starter Kit, they'll also get a $2,000 Flight Voucher from STA Travel AND a $3,000 Study Abroad Scholarship from Lonely Planet.
Deadline: September 25th
Requirements: Currently enrolled Undergraduate student.
Benefits: $1,000 scholarship for studying abroad and 1 travel backpack.
Deadlines: December 20, 2018 for Spring 2019 Semester; May 20, 2019 for Fall 2019 Semester.
Requirements: 1 piece of demonstrable work related to photography that you are happy to present to the Drifted team (ideally automotive themed).
Benefits: annual $500 USD Drifted Student Scholarship.
Deadline to apply: December 31st 2018
Deadline: January 2019
Requirements: All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at an accredited University or College.
Deadline to apply: Ongoing (Annual), Every October 31st, 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).
Requirements: 1. The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited university or college located in United States; 2. Graduating high school seniors with the GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship; 3. Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue bachelor’s degree which can be in the field of computer science, computer engineering or in other technical discipline such as physics, electrical engineering or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.
Preference: An outstanding college student pursuing studies in application lifecycle management or salesforce release management with a demonstrated interest in the field of Salesforce DX.
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2018
Requirements: The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States. Graduate and undergraduate students can apply. Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship. Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
Deadline to apply: January
Requirements: the applicant must be enrolled in a North American college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree being earned; must be a US or Canadian citizen.
Deadlines to apply: April 30th to study between May 1 - August 31; August 1st?: September 1 - December 31; December 31st: January 1 through April 3.
Requirements: Be a US citizen or Permanent Resident. Be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Deadlines to apply: 31st March, 2018 for Summer; 30th June, 2018 for Fall Semester; 30th September, 2018 for Winter Semester; 31st December, 2018 for Spring Semester.
Deadline to apply: December 1st.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship
About: At Owner Direct, we value the benefits of education and travel as a way to learn first-hand about the world we live in. To encourage this, we are offering one student a $500 scholarship to put towards studying away from home. From plane tickets and tuition costs to outings and excursions, this scholarship money can be used to cover any expenses associated with studying away from home.
Deadline to apply: Aug 20, 2018
Requirements: Minimum 2.5 GPA. High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student. Enrolled full-time in an academic institution Jan 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018.
Benefits: Winner: $2,000; 2 Runner-Ups: $500
Deadline to apply: December 14, 2018