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Drexel Affiliated Scholarships

The scholarships listed on this page are administered by Drexel Study Abroad. For additional scholarship opportunities, visit the External Scholarships page. 

Trailblazing Grant

The Study Abroad Office is awarding a $250 Trailblazing Grant to any student that studies abroad in Fall 2021 on the following programs:


Dragons Abroad Scholarship

The Study Abroad Office is committed to assisting students with their study abroad program, including financially. In the 2016-2017 Academic Year, the Study Abroad office awarded over $66,000 in student scholarships. 
Students can apply for Dragons Abroad Scholarships in three different categories:

Diversity in Study Abroad: for students who represent groups that are underrepresented in Study Abroad, which may include: race/ethnicity/nationality; gender; sexual orientation; first generation college student; major (for majors that are underrepresented in study abroad); or ‘other’ 

Financial Need Scholarship: for students with high financial need. 

Project Scholarship: for students who propose a unique project to help raise awareness and promote study abroad. The project can be completed after and/or during the student’s study abroad program. 

Students can apply for the Dragons Abroad Scholarships during the study abroad program application process. In addition to the Dragons Abroad Scholarships, there are multiple external scholarships and grants available to students for their study abroad. Students are encouraged to work with the Fellowships Office to seek out those opportunities. 

Intensive Course Abroad (ICA) Scholarship

Diversity Scholarship: Students applying for select Intensive Courses Abroad (ICA) may be eligible to apply for the ICA Scholarship sponsored by Drexel's Study Abroad Office. 

This scholarship is intended to support underrepresented students in study abroad and diversify the student participation of ICAs. ICA Diversity Scholarship awards are in the amount of $500, which is refunded from the program Final Payment. Students with any of the following diversity factors are eligible to apply:
• Racial/ethnic Minority
• First Generation College Student

If a student feels they have other diversity factors not listed, they should explain this in detail in their scholarship application. Major is not an eligible diversity factor for this scholarship. 

Scholarship decisions are made after the ICA application deadline. As scholarships are not guaranteed, students should not rely on receiving a scholarship in order to participate.

Financial Need Scholarship: Students applying for select Intensive Courses Abroad (ICA) may be eligible to apply for the ICA Financial Need Scholarship sponsored by Drexel's Study Abroad Office. This scholarship is intended to enable students with high financial need to participate in their first study abroad program. Scholarship awards range from $500 - $700, which will be deducted from the program Final Payment. 

Students applying for the ICA Financial Need Scholarship must complete the ICA program application as well.

McNeil Scholarship

Drexel has been selected by the St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia McNeil Scholarship for a full year scholarship guaranteed for one student. The selected student must study abroad for the full year at University of Aberdeen to receive the scholarship. The McNeil scholarship is up to $25,000 and will cover expenses (such as housing, flight, etc.) while abroad. 

‚ÄčThe McNeil Scholarship will not be running for Academic Year 2021-22. Applications will be accepted for Academic Year 2022-23.

For more information about the scholarship, contact the Study Abroad Office or speak with your Study Abroad Advisor.

Student Conference on Global Challenges Scholarship

This $500 scholarship sponsored by the Office of Global Engagement is for a student interested presenting at the Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges (typically held Winter Quarter). The student will be required to conduct research (through library resources, observations, experimental study, or faculty mentorship) while abroad on a topic of interest related to the conference theme and would be required to present at the Annual Conference. The research should be related to the student’s study abroad destination. Student panelist frequently asked questions can be found here.

The student will be required to attend and present on one session of the Annual Conference and deliver a ten minute presentation on his or her topic. Students who are currently abroad for the Fall Quarter, students who will study abroad this Fall Quarter, or students who will participate on a Winter ICA are eligible to apply.

For questions, please email

Global Engagement Scholars Scholarship

This scholarship, up to $500, will be awarded to students enrolled and active in the Global Engagement Scholars program with demonstrated financial need to study abroad.

Find more information about opening an application here

Global Classroom Scholarship

This scholarship, up to $500, is for students who have participated in a Global Classroom with demonstrated financial need.

This student will be required to utilize the technology skills developed in a Global Classroom to produce a web blog/journal documenting his or her experiences while abroad.

Find more information about opening an application here.  

Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Program

Mannheim University will nominate each Drexel student applying to Mannheim's SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES for the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Program. Drexel University is one of very few programs selected for this scholarship/stipend.

Each student in the SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES on exchange during the Academic Year 2021/22 is a potential beneficiary. The objective of the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Program is to promote international exchange of highly qualified students.

This is a competitive scholarship and there will be a selection process according to the student's academic records. A separate application to the scholarship program will be required.

The funding level per student is set at 860 Euros per month for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The scholarships will be granted for a period of four months (amount and duration are subject to change)

Please note: The availability of this scholarship is reviewed on a yearly basis by Mannheim. Please check with your Education Abroad advisor regarding the availability of this scholarship. 

Westphal College of Media Arts and Design Emily & Yvonne Selke Memorial Fund

In memory of Emily Selke, a 2013 Westphal graduate, the Emily & Yvonne Selke Memorial Fund awards one undergraduate Westphal student $1000 to help fund the cost of studying or completing their co-op abroad. 

Given the current travel restrictions due to Covid-19, the 2021 award will be granted to any Westphal student with a demonstrated passion for community service who will be studying or completing their co-op in the Spring quarter *regardless of whether or not that program is international*. 

Submit your application here