Below are some examples of study abroad scholarships offered by external organizations to students studying abroad in certain countries or regions.
Please remember that if you are conducting your own research on scholarships that are not listed below, make sure that they are legitimate opportunities before providing your information.
Country Specific Scholarships
Asia: The Blakemore Foundation +
Offers grants for graduates and professionals studying an Asian language at an advanced level. The application typically opens in July and closes in December. For more information please visit http://www.blakemorefoundation.org/.
Asia: Freeman-ASIA Scholarship +
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Must receive need-based financial aid and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Award amount earned can be up to $7,000 varying by program. More information is available at http://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia#.WFl1WX1KV0Y.
Austria: Marshall Plan Scholarships +
Available to students studying at the Graz University of Technology. For more information, please visit https://www.tugraz.at/en/studying-and-teaching/international-studying-and-teaching/exchange-at-tu-graz/mobility-programmes/marshall-plan-scholarship/.
Australia: Australian Education Office +
This is a database of scholarships in most disciplines for most universities in Australia. Application deadline varies. More information is available at http://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/.
China: Rutgers Global–China Office Study Abroad Scholarship +
Rutgers Global–China Office Study Abroad Scholarship will be given on a competitive basis to qualified students whose financial needs are not being met by other funding. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application (especially the cover letter), academic record, and financial need. The award can be used to defray eligible study or intern abroad costs. These costs include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, and international airfare. More information can be found here.
Czech Republic: CET Scholarships +
A scholarship application is available inside each student’s online CET study abroad application. For more information please visit http://cetacademicprograms.com/.
Germany: DAAD Undergraduate Awards +
Available to undergraduate and graduate students studying in Germany. For more information please visit https://www.daad.org/en/.
Germany: Technical University of Munich +
Different types of scholarships are available for students attending Munich. More information: https://www.tum.de/en/studies/fees-and-financial-aid/scholarships/.
Greece: Hellenic American Scholarship +
Available to students studying at the American College of Thessaloniki. For more information please visit http://www.act.edu/index.jsp?CMRCode=15I1THH4L&extLang=LG.
Ireland: Go Overseas and Education Ireland Scholarships +
Go Overseas has partnered up with Education Ireland to award 15 full-tuition scholarships to undergraduate students. More information on the scholarships can be found at https://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships.
Israel: MASA Grants for Jewish Undergraduates +
MASA enables Jewish youth to spend a semester or a year of study in Israel to help them build a life-long relationship with the country and a firm commitment to Jewish life. For more information please visit http://www.masaisrael.org/Masa/English/MASA+Grants/.
Italy: Columbus Guarini Scholarship +
Available to students who are U.S. citizens planning to attend John Cabot University. Applicants must be at least 25 percent Italian descent, maintain at least an 85 percent or 3.0 overall academic average, and demonstrate financial need. For more information, visit https://www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scholarships/Columbus-Guarini-John-Cabot-University-Scholarship.html.
Italy: ItaliaRail Scholarship +
If you’ve been accepted and confirmed for a fall study abroad program in Italy, are receiving financial aid, and have at least a 3.0 GPA, you may eligible to receive this scholarship. Applications typically open in November. For more information, visit https://www.italiarail.com/scholarship.
Italy: National Italian American Foundation Scholarships +
Several scholarships are available with various application criteria. For more information, please visit https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview/.
Japan: Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan +
Available to undergraduate students majoring in any field of study. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Application deadlines vary by semester. For more information, please visit http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships.
Japan: Japanese Consulate in New York Scholarships +
Several scholarships available for undergraduates and graduates studying or conducting research in Japan. For more information please visit http://www.ny.us.emb-japan.go.jp/en/h/01.html.
Middle East: AMIDEAST Education Abroad Scholarships +
Available to all students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad/AMIDEAST program. For more information and application instructions please visit http://www.amideast.org/abroad/about-us/scholarships.
New Zealand: Go Overseas Study in New Zealand Scholarship +
This is a full scholarship ($15,000) for US or European undergraduate students to study abroad in New Zealand for either the Spring or Fall semesters. In addition to the $15,000 scholarship, there are three $10,000 scholarships for graduate students. For more information please visit https://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships.
New Zealand: New Zealand Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Awards +
Available to all students participating on a New Zealand study abroad program. Application deadlines vary by semester. For more details, please visit http://www.enz.govt.nz/our-services/scholarships/generation-study-abroad-excellence-and-travel-awards.
New Zealand: Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards & New Zealand Study Abroad Excellence Awards +
Education New Zealand offers $2,000 travel awards to help US students fund their flight to New Zealand and the University of Auckland offers a $500 award. To find out more, please visit https://www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz/how-to-apply/scholarships/803818/generation-study-abroad-excellence-and-travel-awards.
New Zealand: University of Auckland Generation Study Abroad Scholarship +
As a Generation Study Abroad commitment partner, the University of Auckland is giving 100 Study Abroad scholarships of NZ$1,275 per year through our US partner institutions for fee-paying study abroad students. Check with the study abroad office to see if you are eligible.
Norway: King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund +
Applicant must have a keen interest in Norwegian heritage or is a Norwegian who demonstrates an interest in American heritage. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. More information: https://www.sofn.com/foundation/scholarships/.
Sweden: Swedish Women’s Educational Association NJ Scholarship +
The SWEA chapter of NJ scholarship amounts to a total of $6,000 per year. The scholarship can be awarded in whole or in part, to qualified individuals, preferably with current residence in New Jersey or the Tri-State area pursuing academic or professional studies or artistic endeavors pertaining to Sweden. The application typically closes in May and the recipient is awarded in June. To apply, please visit http://newjersey.swea.org/apply-for-scholarship.
Turkey: Study Abroad Turkey Scholarship for Minority Students +
The Turkish Coalition of America in cooperation with Diversity Abroad offers a grant program to encourage African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native American undergraduate students in the United States to participate in a study abroad program in Turkey. For more information, please visit http://www.tc-america.org/scholarship/scholar_minority.html.
Turkey: Study Abroad Turkey Scholarship for US. Citizens of Multiple Ethnicities +
The Turkish Coalition of America offers a scholarship for American students of Armenian, Bosnian-American, and Macedonian-American descent to participate in a study abroad program in Turkey. For more information, please visit http://www.tc-america.org/scholarship/scholar_armenian.html.
United Kingdom: BUTEX Scholarships +
Scholarships are available to US students who have been offered a place as a study abroad or exchange student at a UK University which is a member of BUTEX. The application typically closes in June. For more information, please visit http://www.butex.ac.uk/.
United Kingdom: St. Andrew's Society +
Available to students interested in studying at St. Andrews University or Glasgow University. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Kingdom: AASAP/UK Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship +
Scholarships available to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The application opens in March and is due June 1 for the 2018-2019 term. For more information, please visit http://www.aasapuk.org/scholarships.php.
United Kingdom: British Council +
Search engine for scholarships and grants for students who wish to study in the UK. There are many different types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. Some scholarships require more than a year in advance to apply. For more information, see http://www.educationuk.org/global/articles/scholarships-financial-support/.
Various: CIEE Scholarships +
Available to students participating in CIEE study abroad programs. Academic excellence and access grants/scholarships are offered. For more information please visit http://www.ciee.org/study/scholarships/.
Various: CIEE CIC-Partner Scholarships +
Available to Rutgers students participating on eligible CIEE study abroad programs. Applications will be released to students upon acceptance.