Scholarships and Resources

 

Study Abroad Resources

Step-by-Step Guide to Studying Abroad

OnlineColleges.net has recently created a Step-by-Step Guide to Studying Abroad that covers everything students need to know from planning to their return home. This guide can be used to ensure students are not missing or forgetting any important items and/or steps in the study abroad process. For more information, the guide can be found here: http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/study-abroad-guide/.

 

Location/Area Scholarships

Freeman Asia

The Freeman Foundation provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam). The program's goal to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Applied or have been accepted to a study abroad program
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: October 12 for spring programs, February 15 for summer programs, April 1 for fall and academic year programs

Bridging Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Eligibility:

  • Study in Japan

Application Deadline: vary annually (see website for exact dates)

NSEP (Boren) Scholarships

Boren Scholarships provide for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study aborad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Study in non-traditional location

Application Deadline: Annual deadline in February

Need-Based Scholarships

Gilman International Scholarship

Up to $8,000

This scholarship aims to diversify and expand participation in international study by awarding grants to undergraduates who have been traditionally underrepresented in education abroad.

Eligibility:

  • Pell grant recipient
  • US citizen

Application Deadline: October 1 for spring programs, March 1 for summer and fall programs

Freeman Asia

The Freeman Foundation provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam). The program's goal to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Applied or have been accepted to a study abroad program
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: October 12 for spring programs, February 15 for summer programs, April 1 for fall and academic year programs

 

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