Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

Below is a list of scholarships that may be of interest to Global Studies student studying abroad. Please visit the Center for Global Education to website for more information on additional scholarships and links to searchable scholarship databases

Boren Awards for International Study:
An initiative resulting from the Nation Security Education Program intended to provide financial assistance to students studying less commonly taught languages and countries that are typically under represented in study abroad.

Critical Language Scholarship Program:
A fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for US citizens who are current undergraduate or graduate students.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program:
Provides scholarships through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State that seeks to  overcome financial constraints and expand study abroad opportunities to a larger population of students.

CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
Students who have previously applied for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship are invited to apply for the CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant which awards$2,500 toward program costs and $1,500 towards air fair for students accepted into a CIEE study abroad program

Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassador Scholarship:
Formerly known as the Blogging Scholarship. Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with the AIFS Foundation, will offer $500 scholarships for fall and spring semester.

David Porter Need- Based Diversity Scholarship:
Named in honor of David Porter, who has served on the IES Abroad Board of Directors since 1995, this scholarship is open to students of diverse cultural backgrounds who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs

Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence:
Merit- based scholarship that awards $2,500 towards program costs of any all semester or yearlong CIEE study abroad programs.

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship:
To increase access to study abroad by more students at minority serving institutions, CIEE will cover 100 percent of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs each year(2017-2019) to participate in a four-week summer study abroad program.

CIEE Global Access Initiative (Gain) Grants:
Gain grants assist with airfare costs for students with demonstrated high financial need who have been accepted into CIEE programs

FEA BASAA Scholarship:
Students attending a US university in the BASAA area ( Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Connecticut) can apply for this scholarship

FEA Hillary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship:
Awarded to one student each year who is planning on studying abroad in Vietnam or within other Southeast Asia cultures. Scholarship seeks students with a love for Vietnam and a desire to give back to the world community.

FEA Jane Gluckmann & Carol Rausch Go Global Scholarship:
Financial assistance given to a student who intends to study abroad in Mexico, Central American, South America, France or Germany.

FEA Rainbow Scholarship:
Scholarship for a LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program.

US- Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarships:
Offers scholarships to American students studying abroad in Japan. The study aboard program must last for at least 3 months and earn transferable credit at a US university.

Turkish Coalition of America:
Offers study abroad scholarships for American students of minority and heritage communities including those who identify as African American, Armenian American,, Bosnian American, Filipino American, Hispanic American, Macedonian American and Native American. These students must be accepted to a language program or a university study abroad program in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus or Bosnia and Herzegovina to apply to this scholarship program.

Santander Scholarships (Administered by Providence College):
Santander Universities has partnered with the PC Center for Global Education to provide funding for students participating in international programs. Two distinct types of awards are available: The Diversity Scholarship and The Global Service-Learning Grant.

Providence College Scholarships:
The David Family Scholarship, Eleanor O’Donnell O’Brien Scholarship, and Marc LePage Memorial Scholarship internal scholarships for study abroad have been made possible by Providence College alumni and their family and friends. These scholarships are meant to assist students studying abroad for a semester.