Scholarships

Featured Scholarships
Scholarship Name Eligibility Deadline Amount
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Generation Study Abroad Scholarship for Underrepresented Minority (URM) Students
In order to be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at CWRU, identify as a URM (underrepresented minority), and be accepted to study abroad by CWRU for Spring 2017 All applications must be submitted, with all required supporting documents completed, by September 30, 2016. Scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to six students.
Fellowships
Fellowship Name Eligibility Deadline Amount
Fullbright Program US citizen who will have completed a Bachelor's degree by the time the grant starts and shows desire to conduct research, study, or teach English in a foreign country.
FPA(s): Dean Lynmarie Hamel for undergraduates and Dean Amanda McCarthy for graduates
Late March Travel expenses, living stipend, small book/material costs, and medical insurance
Humanity in Action Fellowship Currently enrolled undergraduate students or recent graduates from an accredited University from any major can apply. HIA seeks applicants who are mature, proactive, self-reliant, and comfortable in intensive group activity and interaction. Early January Travel expenses, living stipend, small book/material costs, and medical insurance
Whitaker International Fellow and Scholars Program US citizen or legal permanent resident, no more than 3 years from most recent degree, or currently enrolled, have language ability to carry out project in host country, in BME and bioengineering or closely related fields.
post-doctoral: for scholarship
pre-doctoral: fellowship
-Summer Programs: Early February
-Fellow/Scholar Program: Mid-January
post-doctoral: Round trip international airfare, monthly living stipend, health & accident insurance, travel enhancement fund, enrichment seminar, (fellows only: tuition), reinbursement around US$25,000
Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship Available for women graduating from the College of Arts and Science or students in the School of Graduate Studies; for the purpose of extending education through foreign study, or travel or both at any time in 12 months following graduation or after this school year for graduate students Early March funds ranging from $1,000-$3,500; dispersed after receipts are submitted
Blakemore Asian Language Fellowship College graduates studying an southeast Asian language for their careers Late December Unspecified
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) US citizenship or permanent residence, 18-24 years old, some sort of experience in planned career field (work, internship, volunteer, etc.) Early December All program expenses
Luce Scholars Program US citizens under 30, must have bachelor's degree by start of program, cannot have extensive experience in Asia or with Asian studies Mid-October Full cost of fellowship
DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors Undergraduate seniors planning on doing a year-long independent study or full graduate degree in Germany. Mid-November €750/month stipend, plus travel costs
DAAD Intensive Language Courses in Germany Graduate students in any program except German Studies, German Language and Literature, or German Translation and Interpretation. Fellowship places students in an intensive language program, varying in time and location. Mid-December Approx. €2,300, plus health insurance and travel costs

National Scholarships
Scholarship Name Eligibility Deadline Amount
Diversity Abroad Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/ Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadlines may vary Amount of award varies
Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad. Particularly interested in funding the study of strategically important countries and languages (as defined by the US Departments of State and Defense). US Citizenship required. Early July $1,000
Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship Must be a member of Golden Key society Early March $1,000 Awarded to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate members who are currently enrolled in a study abroad program.
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan For students with an interest in policy, economics, or international finance spending an academic year in Japan. Early April Two scholarships of $7,500
Study Abroad Turkey Scholarship for Armenian-American Students For US citizens of Armenian ethnic origin. Not listed Scholarships ranging from $500 - $2,000
TCA Study Abroad In Turkey Scholarships Minority Students Applicants must be US citizens, and also must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American. Rolling basis Ranging from $500 - $2,000.
BGScholarship The scholarship is for high school and college students. The scholarship is available to students in high school and also students currently enrolled in college. You must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen or an international students that is enrolled in school in the USA. Late October $300
The Bridging Scholarship U.S. citizen in any major enrolled as an undergraduate in a U.S. university planning to study abroad in Japan (semester or year) Early October Semester: $2,500
Year: $4,000
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. -Fall: Early April
-Spring: Early October
-Summer: Mid-February
-Fall or Spring: up to $5,000
Academic or Calendar Year: up to $7,000
Summer: up to $3,000
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Undergraduates showing good academic standing, receipt of the Pell Grant, admission into a study abroad program (program length more than 28 days); especially supports students who are under-represented in study abroad. Early October up to $5,000 with an additional $3,000 as the Critical Language Supplement
Birthright Israel Must be a Jewish student between the age of 18-26 going to Israel for the first time
Can extend stay to include study abroad in Israel by only paying airline change fees
Registration opens for Winter in September, Summer in February Fully paid educational trip to Israel
Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship US citizen enrolled as an undergraduate in US college or university and will be studying abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks and is committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return. Mid-January Year - $10,000
Semester - $5,000
Summer – minimum $1,250
Boren Scholarship US citizen planning to study in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.
questions can be directed to Dean McCarthy
Early February Summer - $8,000
Semester - $10,000
Year - $20,000
Critical Language Scholarship program Intensive language fellowship in 13 different languages Mid-November Covers mostly all cost associated with participation in the program
George J. Mitchell Scholarship Students planning to study for a year for a postgraduate degree in Ireland or Northern Ireland Early October Provides tuition, housing, cash living expenses stipend, and international travel stipend
DAAD Undergraduate scholarship Students that have a well-defined plan for study, research, or internship in Germany and the time in Germany will play a significant role in future plans -Year: Late January Monthly stipend of approximately €650, plus additional funds to help travel, research, and health insurance expenses.
Butex Award Students accepting a place at a qualifying University (listed on website) in the United Kingdom for at least one semester Late May £500
American Australian Association Australia Fellowship Program Must be at graduate level or above. Must be a full-time student. Must prove acceptance into an Australian institution. Field of study must be engineering, medicine, life sciences, marine sciences, stem cell research, or sustainability. Mid-October $30,000 to $40,000 (USD)
LIVfund Scholarship Anyone over the age of 18 interested in learning, interning, or volunteering abroad in Latin America; if awarded, must post at least three 3 blog entries on the LIVFund blog detailing their abroad experience 2 scholarships awarded every month on a rolling basis, can apply up to 6 months in advance to the start of the time abroad Award of $500
Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Must be focused on the study of Chinese through a university-affiliated language center in Taiwan. Cannot be a Chinese or Taiwanese national student to apply. For further eligibility requirements, please check the website. -Summer: Late April
-Other Terms: Late July
stipend of NT$25,000 per month for up to a year
Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Applicants must be full-time students in the field of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences or engineering. The program takes place during the summer with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany. The RISE interns are matched with a doctoral student whom they assist and who will also serve as their mentor Register in early December, apply by Mid-January €650/month for a period of 8-12 weeks
German Academic Exchange Service University Summer Course Grant Any student who obtained sophomore standing and has taken 4 semesters of college German is eligible to apply. This program is meant to help undergraduates build language skills. It provides scholarships to attended 3-4 week summer courses taught in German at German universities Early December €850, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. International travel subsidy of €300 - €450.
German Studies Research Grant Undergraduates with at least junior (third-year) standing pursuing a German Studies track or minor may be nominated for the grant by their department and/or program chair. Applicants are expected to have completed two years of college German and a minimum of three courses in German Studies (literature, history, politics or other fields) at the time of nomination. -Fall: Early May
-Spring: Early November
$2,000 to $3,000
EMIG Bundestag Internship (German Parliament intership) Participants should be advanced undergraduates or graduate students in fields such as political science, international relations, law, history, economics or German. Students must be fluent in spoken German and possess excellent writing skills. This offers a 2 month internship in the German parliament Mid-September €1,800 per month
German Universities of Applied Sciences Study and Internship Program (SIP) Any students currently enrolled as Sophomores or Juniors in one of these fields - engineering, science, life sciences, business, management, economics, architecture, art, design, journalism, and/or social work. Students should have interest in contemporary German and European affairs and a compelling explanation of why the proposed stay in Germany to their future academic studies and aims and/or professional goals. Offers students a full academic semester of study abroad at one of the UAS7 universities in Germany followed by a one-semester professional internship experience in a company or research institute in Germany. Mid-February €1,000 contribution to travel expenses for program participation. A full tuition waiver and other program benefits are also included.
Foundation for Global Scholars Any graduate, undergraduate, or professional student planning on studying abroad for any length of time -Summer: Early April
-Fall: Mid-July
-Spring: Mid-November
Ranges from $500 to $2,500
Monbukagakusho Scholarships Various programs for study abroad and research in Japan Unspecified (contact Consulate) Unspecified
USINDO Travel Grant Must be a US or Indonesian student travelling to Indonesia or the US (respectively) Grant applications are reviewed four times per year: March 1,
June 1,
September 1,
and December 1
Up to $2,000
Go Overseas Scholarship Any student enrolled in a US university planning on studying or interning abroad Late November $500
Hashi.org Travel Scholarship Must be 16 years or older planning on studying in Japan or South Korea within one year of applying. Mid-August $1000
Student Exchange Support Program Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan Must be planning to study abroad in Japan from 8 days to one year. Varies Varies
Nissho Iwai Foundation International Exchange Scholarship Programme Must be a third year, fourth year, or graduate student enrolled in one of the following Japanese Universities: Hitotsubashi, Hokkaido, Jochi, Keio, Kobe, Kyoto, Kyushu, Nagoya, Osaka, Tohoku, Tokyo, Tokyo Kogyo, Tsukuba, Waseda and Yokohama Eearly May ¥70,000/month for undergraduates, ¥100,000/month for graduates
Rainbow Scholarship LGBTQI students planning on studying abroad Mid-January Unspecified
Phi Sigma Iota Only active members of Phi Sigma Iota are eligible for an award. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who excel in the areas of academic performance and achievement and/or extraordinary educational activities related to the field of foreign language study that uphold the ideals of Phi Sigma Iota. Late March Not listed
Phi Kappa Phi The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its scholarships and awards programs. $1 million is awarded each biennium to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the Society's various awards competitions. -Fall: Mid-February
-Spring: Mid-September
$ 1000
STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship At the time of applying, you must be enrolled in a North American college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree. You must be a US citizen majoring in one of the following areas (minors are not eligible): Photography, Film, Art, Travel and Tourism, Foreign Language -Spring: Mid-November
-Summer: Early April
-Fall: Mid-June
$2500
Think Swiss Research Scholarship • Be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. university/college
• Be a graduate student or an undergraduate student who will have completed your sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins
• Provide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that he/she will accept you for a research stay in his/her group
Late January CHF 1,050
University Summer Course Grant 3 to 4 week summer courses taught in German at German universities.
Students must be of sophomore standing, completed a minimum of 4 college semesters of German by the time of departure
Mid-December €850
German Studies Research Grant Short-term research (1-2 months) in North America or Germany.
Students must be German studies majors or minors and nominated by their department chair. Must have completed 2 years of college German and 3 courses in German Studies classes.
-Fall: Early May
-Spring: Early November
Scholarship is for $2,000-$3,000
Chinese Government Scholarship Program American students who would like to earn their Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree, study Chinese language, or study abroad for a year in China. Early April Varies, scholarships are offered for the full amount or for individual expenses
Confucius Institute Scholarship Anyone studying in China for a semester or academic year or working towards a Master's in Chinese Early March -CNY 2,500 for undergraduates
-CNY 3,000 for Master's students
US-Japan Bridging Scholarships Applicants must be US citizens and enrolled in undergraduate study in the US (in any field of study). Students must study abroad for a semester or academic year and enroll in credit-bearing courses at their host institution. No language pre-requisite required. -Fall/Year: Early April
-Spring: Early October
$2,500 for semester programs; $4,000 for academic year programs


Program Specific Scholarships
Fellowship Name Eligibility Deadline Amount
IFSA Butler scholarship program. Various scholarships for different IFSA Butler Programs Varies based on scholarship. Varies based on scholarship,
Arcadia University scholarships Applies to all programs through Arcadia University Applications received on a rolling basis $500-2,000: semester or year
$500-750: summer
CIEE Scholarships Various scholarships for those doing CIEE programs. (Amman, Jordan) -Fall: Early April
-Summer: Early April
-Spring/Winter: Early November
Varies by scholarship.
John Cabot University Study Abroad Scholarships Students planning to do a study abroad program at John Cabot University. -Fall: Early-September
-Spring: Mid-Novermber
-Summer I: Mid-April
-Summer II: Mid-May
$2000
The Order Sons of Italy in America Pietro Secchia Scholarship This scholarship is granted to qualified Italian-American undergraduates for one semester or one academic year at John Cabot University in Rome. Preference is given to those who live in the Midwest -Fall: Mid-March
-Spring: Mid-October
$5000
University of Sheffield in America Study Abroad Scholarship American national students accepting a place in the University of Sheffield’s Study Abroad Program -Fall: Early May
-Spring: Early October
£500 for Semester, £1,000 for full year