Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities
CIEE Bowman Travel Grants
Applicants for CIEE Bowman Travel Grants must be undergraduate students (U.S. citizens or permanent residents only) matriculated at an American college or university who will be participating in a study abroad program in one of the designated countries. Awards are issued as vouchers to Council Travel, to be exchanged for round-trip airline tickets to the program destination.
The National Italian American Foundation
The National Italian American Foundation offers study abroad scholarships that range from $2,500 to $5,000 to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students must have a GPA of 3.25, be enrolled in an accredited university, and come from an Italian American background to be eligible for the NIAF scholarship.
Institute of International Education Scholarships
Gilman International Scholarship Program
This program is administered by the Institute of International Education and funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be U.S. citizens, receive Federal Pell Grant at the time of application and not study in a county that is under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba. The applicant should be an undergraduate student at a two or four year institution and enroll in an overseas study abroad program. Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program will award up to $5,000 to students approved.
NSEP David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Program
This program offers scholarships to students interested in international academic areas as well as language study. This program supports study of languages and cultures that may not have been emphasized in the past but are deemed crucial to national security. U.S. citizens that are enrolled in an academic institution at the time of application and are planning on finishing their study abroad before they graduate are eligible.
The Language Flagship Fellowships
The Language Flagship, an NSEP initiative, is designed to help individuals achieve superior-level proficiency in certain critical languages. The Language Flagship Fellowship is an award for up to two years for post-BA students to support their intensive language study at Flagship institutions in the U.S. and overseas.