Funding Sources

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
The Fellowship welcomes applications from young people interested in careers of international service. For those who want to become Foreign Services Officers in the U.S. Department of State, The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides professional development and support activities.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The study abroad program must be at least 4 weeks long.


Boren Awards for International Study
Provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate and graduate 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 CIEE-International Study Programs Scholarship
Each year, CIEE awards over $1 million in scholarships to students who plan to study overseas on our programs. This financial aid can be applied towards, or even defray program fees and travel costs. You do not need to have already been accepted into a program to be considered for a scholarship award, but you do need to apply early!


Phi Kappa Phi
Study abroad grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.


The Robert E. Bailey Scholarship

The Robert B. Bailey Scholarship is intended to promote the participation in CIEE programs of individuals or members of groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in study abroad, especially ethnic minority students. scholarships

Offers five $500 scholarships for fall and five $500 scholarships for spring. Scholarships are only for students participating in a study, internship, volunteer, or language immersion program abroad offered by a partner organization.


The Global Access Initiative (GAIN): Scholarship Program

The CIEE Global Access Initiative (GAIN) was created to help students overcome major barriers to study abroad, namely, costs and curriculum requirements. GAIN aids in the diversification of study abroad by providing overseas opportunities for students who are economically challenged, and from diverse backgrounds, or underrepresented fields of study.


Scholarships for Multicultural Students Studying Abroad

International Studies & Programs, Michigan State University: list of scholarships available to students of color considering study abroad.


Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarships

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs). For more information contact ATJ at 303-492-548, Fax 303-492-5856

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

FEA awards scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need, represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, and are participating in programs in non-traditional destinations. Three scholarship programs:

· The Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship (for Vietnam and other cultures; commitment to service)

· The BASSA Scholarship (for a student who attends a US college in New England)

· The Rainbow Scholarship (for a deserving LGBT student)

Database of available scholarships and grants.


Mobility International USA

Financial resources for people with disabilities to fund international opportunities.



Online scholarship database; provides a listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, financial aid, and other information to assist college and university students.