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External Scholarships

Note: Scholarship deadlines are often earlier than study abroad application deadlines, so students should plan accordingly. In addition to those listed below, there are many scholarships offered by independent sources, organizations, community groups, the government, etc. Students are encouraged to exhaust all possible resources in searching for study abroad scholarships.

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Japanese Student Services Organization (JASSO)

Award Amount: Varies

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology (3rd grade or upper) or professional training college under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8 days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan.

Jasso Scholarship

For study in Japan
Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarships

Award Amount: ¥ 143,000~ 148,00 per month

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT or Monbukagakusho) offers scholarships each year to assist students who are interested in enrolling in Japanese universities. There are four types of MEXT Scholarships awarded to U.S. citizens. Application requirements and processes vary by location.

MEXT Scholarship

For study in Japan
DAAD Scholarships

Award Amount: Varies

Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or an independent study abroad semester or year.

DAAD Scholarships

For study in Germany
American Women's Club Stockholm Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

The AWC Stockholm is the perfect place for American women to make contacts and build relationships while living in Stockholm. Applicants must be either resident in the US and attending an accredited Swedish university or resident in Sweden and attending an accredited US institute of higher education (college, university or graduate school).

American Women's Club Stockholm Scholarship

For study in Sweden for at least a year
British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Assoication (BUTEX)

Award Amount: 500 Pounds

To be eligible for British Universities Transatlantic Exchange (BUTEX) Scholarships students must be enrolled in an institution in the USA or Canada and offered a place as a study abroad or exchange student in a UK university which is a member of BUTEX.

BUTEX Scholarship

For study in UK
American Jewish League for Israel Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Scholarship provides support with tuition for a full year of study (September to May) at one of seven Israeli universities, Bar Ilan, Ben Gurion, Haifa, Hebrew, Tel Aviv, Technion, and Weizmann, Interdisciplinary Center at Herzliya.

American Jewish League for Israel Scholarship

For study in Israel for a full year
Ben-Gurion University Undergraduate Research Travel Grant

Award Amount: $2,500

Every semester, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) offers two travel grants of $2,500 to highly qualified students from North America to cover travel expenses within Israel for research as part of a research project, personal enrichment project, research internship, or independent study that complements their immersive experience in the BGU Overseas Student Program.

BGU Grant

For study in Israel
Helyn B. Reich Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Reich scholarships are awarded each fall and spring to a limited number of American students who choose to study at one of several designated Israeli universities or attend post-college long-term programs. The scholarship seeks to recognize candidates who have demonstrated academic excellence, pro-Israel activity in their personal lives and show a commitment to future involvement with the Jewish and Zionist community. Preference is given to candidates who decide to spend the full year in Israel.

Helyn B. Reich Memorial Scholarship

For study in Israel
Masa Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Masa Israel works to make it as easy as possible for Jewish young adults to come to Israel. We offer grants and/or scholarships to help make the experience more affordable, and collect information about other grants and scholarships available for long-term Israel programs from third party organizations.

Masa Scholarship

For study in Israel
Study Abroad Turkey Scholarships for Minority Students

Award Amount: Varies

The TCA Turkey Study Tour Grant supports educational travel programs to Turkey by American universities and educational institutions. It subsidizes participation costs for students and provides a general incentive to institutions to choose Turkey as a study tour destination.

Study Abroad Turkey Scholarships for Minority Students

Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American undergrads who have been accepted to participate at a Turkish univeristy; US citizens or permanent residents
Turkish Coalition of America

Award Amount: $500 to $2,000

The Turkish Coalition of America awards up to 100 scholarships per year for American students of Armenian descent. TCA’s scholarship program is designed to encourage exchanges between Turks and Armenians, while enabling the shared history of both cultures to resurface through mutual dialogue and understanding. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate level students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey or in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).

Turkish Coalition of America Scholarship

For students of Armenian origin to study in Turkey
Diversity Abroad Scholarships

Award Amount: Varies

Shows various scholorships from different places…not just one scholorship (home page)

Diversity Abroad Scholarships

For students of African American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native American heritage
Diversity Abroad Scholarships: Diveristy Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

The SFS Diversity Scholarship is one of the ways we broaden the participation of underrepresented groups of students in study abroad. For SFS, underrepresented groups include, but are not limited to, students who identify with a certain race, sex, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, ethnic origin, or veteran status. Underrepresented groups also include first generation college students and students from low income families.

Diversity Abroad Scholarships: Diveristy Scholarship

For students of African American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native American heritage
National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Amount: up to $20,000

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

NSEP Scholarship

Prefers programs outside of western Europe and Australia. Focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study thatare critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepesented in study abroad
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships Program

Award Amount: up to $8,000

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 competitiveness.The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

Undergraduate US citizens students receiving federal Pell Grant
Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation to Study Abroad

Award Amount: $1,000

The Foundation supports undergraduate college/university Silver or Gold Award Girl Scouts who plan to study abroad, irrespective of major/minor.

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation to Study Abroad

For Silver or Gold Award Girls Scouts. Minimum 3.0 GPA
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

Award Amount: $5,000/semester, $10,000/Academic Year, $1,250 Summer

FEA is proud to offer dedicated scholarships to students who, in addition to meeting general eligibility requirements, also meet select demographic, regional, or semester criteria.  Applicants for the Rainbow Scholarships self-identify for consideration through their application forms; applicants for regional, destination-specific, or summer scholarships are automatically considered for the corresponding dedicated scholarship(s).

FEA Scholarship

U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Global Studies Foundation Grants

Award Amount: $1,000

Scholarship info based on specific scholarship chosen

Global Studies Foundation Grants

All fields of study
GoOverseas

Award Amount: $500

Students applying to any study/intern abroad program are eligible. Go Overseas does not officially endorse any specific study/intern abroad programs. Go Overseas does reserve the right to determine the legitimacy of the program.

GoOverseas

Any Study Abroad Program
Institute of International Education Study abroad Funding Resource

Award Amount: Varies

http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/

Some scholarships listed may not apply to ASU programs
Graduate Women International

Award Amount: Varies

The fellowships and grants offered by GWI and its national affiliates support the research, study and training needed to open doors to quality higher and continuing education for women and girls throughout the world.

Graduate Women International Grants & Fellowships

All fields of study
KAHAL Student Grant

Award Amount: up to $250

This application is intended for any Jewish student studying abroad. Students may apply for programming grants, subsidies to attend educational programs, and on invitation travel subsidies.

KAHAL Student Grant

For Jewish studying abroad
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan

Award Amount: $7,500

For the 2017-2018 academic year, Morgan Stanley will again offer scholarships to two US undergraduates. Eligible students include students at US universities who have an interest in economics and international finance and who have been accepted for study in Japan for the academic year. Winners of the Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarships are awarded scholarships of $7,500 to help finance their studies. 

Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan

For juniors and seniors with an interest in economics of international finance
ScholarTrips Scholarships

Award Amount: $2,500

ScholarTrips is a scholarship program that awards creativity and the desire to learn through travel. Since its beginning in 2004, it has awarded over $100,000 to students across the United States—and this year it could be you!

ScholarTrips Scholarships

For any student participating on a study abroad or international volunteering program
STA Start the Adventure Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

STA Travel has joined forces with the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) to bring you the Start the Adventure Scholarship, a new dedicated scholarship opportunity for two FEA applicants studying abroad during the summer semester, with each scholarship valued at $2,500.

STA Start the Adventure Scholarship

For US Citizens with a 2.5 GPA or better (Studying the countries language)
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000 and a Tortuga Travel Backpack

The Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world.At Tortuga, our mission is to help you live on your terms, including students studying abroad. When customers purchase luggage from us for their trips, they are “paying it forward” by funding scholarships for students like you.

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Undergraduate students in good standing who are US citizens or student visa holders applying to programs eligible for academic credit
American Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Scholarships

Award Amount: $2,500/ semester, $4,000 academic year

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

American Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Scholarships

Any field of study (Only for students studying in Japan)
Top Universities Scholarships Listing

Award Amount: Varies

Shows various scholorships from different places…not just one scholorship (home page)

Top Universities Scholarships Listing

Scholarships listed by region, area of study
Korean Government Scholarships - National Institute for International Education (NIIED)

Award Amount: Varies

The Exchange Student Support Program offers finacial support for selected international exchange students at partnering universities in Korea. The grants cover the expenses for accommodation, transportation, and insurance.

Korean Government Scholarships

For students at partnering Korean institutions
Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS)

Award Amount: Varies

The FLAS program began with the National Defense Education Act of 1958 and continues today under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965. FLAS continues to produce distinguished foreign language and area studies experts whose knowledge enriches government, business, and higher education.

FLAS Scholarship

For intermediate to advanced study of approved languages
Ministry of the Flemish Community - Priority Country Programme

Award Amount: Varies

The Flemish Department of Education and Training offers scholarships under the new Priority Country Programme. The aim of this programme is to promote exchange of students between Belgium/Flanders and following priority countries: Brazil, Chile, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, South Africa, Turkey and the United States of America. Under the Priority Country Programme both a pair (two persons) of students can be exchanged in the framework of a duo-project, as well as outgoing mobility from Flanders only.

Ministry of the Flemish Community Scholarship

For students at various institutions in Belgium
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Award Amount: Varies

HACU recently signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) to help students with study abroad scholarships. Both MOUs will work to reduce the gap in Hispanic participation in study abroad programs. Hispanic students study abroad at about half the rate of all college students due to issues related to actual and perceived affordability, limited awareness and home institution capabilities.

HACU Scholarships

For students of Hispanic background
Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) Scholarship Program for American Students of Minority and Heritage Communities

Award Amount: $500-$2000

As American minority students are largely underrepresented in study abroad programs, these scholarships are designed to expand study abroad opportunities for such students and foster a greater understanding about diversity in America as well as the perspectives, challenges, and opportunities of different American minorities.

TCA Scholarships

African American, Armenian American, Bosnian American, Filipino American, Hispanic American, Macedonian American, and Native American students for study in Turkey
Korean Government Scholarships - National Institute for International Education (NIIED)

Award Amount: Varies

The Exchange Student Support Program offers finacial support for selected international exchange students at partnering universities in Korea. The grants cover the expenses for accommodation, transportation, and insurance.

NIIED

For students at partnering Korean institutions
Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS)

Award Amount: Varies

The FLAS program began with the National Defense Education Act of 1958 and continues today under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965. FLAS continues to produce distinguished foreign language and area studies experts whose knowledge enriches government, business, and higher education.

FLAS

For intermediate to advanced study of approved languages
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Award Amount: Varies

HACU recently signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) to help students with study abroad scholarships. Both MOUs will work to reduce the gap in Hispanic participation in study abroad programs. Hispanic students study abroad at about half the rate of all college students due to issues related to actual and perceived affordability, limited awareness and home institution capabilities.

HACU

For students of Hispanic background
Turkish Coalition of America ( TCA) Scholarship Program for American Students of Minority and Heritage Communities

Award Amount: $500-$2000

As American minority students are largely underrepresented in study abroad programs, these scholarships are designed to expand study abroad opportunities for such students and foster a greater understanding about diversity in America as well as the perspectives, challenges, and opportunities of different American minorities.

TCA

African American, Armenian American, Bosnian American, Filipino American, Hispanic American, Macedonian American, and Native American students for study in Turkey