Other Study Abroad Scholarships

There are also extensive study abroad scholarships offered by organizations external to the University of St. Thomas. The following scholarships are some of your options, but this is not an exhaustive list. Deadlines and application processes vary.

AIFS

Scholarships range from $400 to full tuition for semester programs, $200 to half of tuition for summer programs, and $200-$500 for January programs.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, diversity

Arcadia

Scholarships range from $500-$5,000 for semester programs and $250-$1,000 for summer programs.

Eligibility requirements: financial need, specific programs, under-represented groups, language programs

CIEE

Scholarships range from $750-$25,000.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, specific programs, specific locations

DIS

Scholarships range from $250-10,000 for semester programs, $250-$5,000 for summer programs.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, diversity, Danish background

HECUA

Scholarships range up to $4,000 for semester programs and up to $350 for summer and January programs

Eligibility requirements: financial need, first-generation college student, student of color, community engagement

IAU

Scholarships range from $500-$5,000 for semester programs, up to $2,500 for summer programs, and $100-$500 for January programs.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, diversity, leadership, under-represented groups, specific fields of study

IES ABROAD

Scholarships range from $500-$5,000 for semester programs, up to $500 for January programs, and up to $1,000 for summer programs.

Eligibility requirements: financial need, diversity, language programs, specific programs, specific areas of study, disability

IFSA

Scholarships range from $300-$15,000 for semester programs and $500-$2000 for summer programs.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, specific locations, specifics programs, first-generation college students, work-study programs

Learning Abroad Center (LAC) – University of Minnesota

Scholarships range from $400-$4,500 for winter/spring break, January/May, semester, and calendar year terms, $750-$2,000 for summer terms, and $400-$20,000 for academic year terms

Eligibility requirements: financial need, diversity, specific locations, duration of study, academic merit, third year students  

SIT

Scholarships range from $500-$5,000 for semester programs and $500-$3,000 for summer programs.

Eligibility requirements: financial need, specific study locations, specific areas of study

SFS

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, financial need, diversity, heritage, specific fields of study

Spanish Studies Abroad

Scholarships range from $500-$1,500 for semester programs and $100-$500 for summer January programs.

Eligibility requirements: academic merit, diversity, alumni

Bridging Scholarships for Japan 

The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project awards about 100 scholarships annually for American students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. 

BUTEX Scholarships 

Available to undergraduate students studying at a UK university and a member of BUTEX. 

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Scholarships 

Offers scholarships for study and research in Germany. 

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia 

This is a scholarship given to students interested in studying abroad in East and Southeast Asian countries. 

Fund for Education Abroad 

Students studying for at least four weeks abroad may apply for one of these $5,000 awards. Preference given to students of underrepresented academic disciplines or ethnicities, or going to a non-traditional destination. 

Gilman Scholarship 

This scholarship is open to students who are already receiving federal need-based financial aid. 

IIE

Use the IIE site to search some of the most prestigious international education grants and scholarships.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars – Scholar Abroad Scholarships 

Students who are members of NSCS are eligible to apply for these awards for language study abroad. 

NIAF – National Italian American Foundation  

$2,500- $12,000 merit based scholarships to any student of Italian descent. 

NSEP – National Security Education Program  

NSEP focuses on the critical languages and cultures of Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. NSEP is unique in the commitment of its award recipients to proceed into public service upon completion of their academic studies. 

Rotary International  

Local Rotary clubs provide funding for undergraduate and graduate study in another country.