Study Abroad Scholarships

Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity to explore the world and learn about new cultures while continuing your education. Here are scholarships open to studying who will be studying abroad.

 

CEA Scholarships
Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have applied to a CEA Study Abroad Program for the Spring semester.

Geiger Scholarship
Sponsor: Island Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students in 6th grade or above who have Island residency on one of Maine’s 15 year-round, un-bridged islands. Middle school scholarships are for students attending off-island enrichment or travel programs, including summer camps. High school scholarships are for students attending a semester enrichment program or attending an off-island summer camp, travel, or enrichment program. College scholarships are for semester or summer study abroad programs. There is also a scholarship for students enrolled in a gap year program between high school and post-secondary education.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Tortuga
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and students in the U.S. on a student visa. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who has applied to or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by their college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on what they would like to learn from other cultures.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. Applicant must be planning to study abroad and program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Sponsor: National Grid
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Award is open to graduating college seniors to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. Applicant must develop a proposal for public service.

ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship
Sponsor: ACIS
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2019 through October 14, 2020.

Boren Scholarship
Sponsor: Boren Awards for International Study
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 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, Asian, Central and Eastern Europe, Euasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

SIT Scholarships
Sponsor: SIT Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are applying to a SIT Study Abroad program for the Summer.

Athena Penny Scholarship
Sponsor: Athena Study Abroad
Amount: $250
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying abroad at any of Athena’s campuses overseas. Applicant must be accepted into an Athena short-term, semester or year-long abroad program. Applicant must submit an essay on why he/she selected the specific program location.

Short-Term Service Scholarship
Sponsor: Athena Study Abroad
Amount: $400
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted into an Athena summer term study abroad program. Applicant must devote a day to a service project of his/her choosing and provide proof of service.

SIT Scholarships
Sponsor: SIT Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are applying to a SIT Study Abroad program for the Fall.

Marie McKay Global Citizen Scholarship
Sponsor: Athena Study Abroad
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted into an Athena semester or year-long study abroad program. Applicant must submit an essay that outlines his/her interest in social justice and service programs.

Vincent I. Benander Learning Scholarship
Sponsor: Athena Study Abroad
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted into an Athena semester or year-long study abroad program. Applicant must have junior status or higher and a minimum GPA of 3.5. Student must submit an essay that demonstrates a love of learning.

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