Rutgers Global–Study Abroad and Rutgers administrative offices, schools, and departments offer competitive scholarship opportunities to students wishing to study abroad. Scholarship awards typically range from $500 to $5,000.

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Open for all Rutgers Students +

Rutgers Global WINTER Scholarship 
This scholarship takes into consideration your motivations and selection of a program, as well as financial need. To apply for this scholarship, you must submit a series of responses about your financial need as well as few personal statements explaining how the study abroad program you’ve chosen will help advance your specific interests and goals—which can be either academic or personal. The essay should focus on the study abroad program itself, and not just the country or city of study. You must also show that you have researched funding opportunities and estimates of your total overall expenses for the program.

Typical award amount: $1,000 for short-term programs
Deadline to apply (for winter 2018 programs): October 7, 2017

 

Rutgers Global SPRING SEMESTER Scholarship 
This scholarship takes into consideration your motivations and selection of a program, as well as financial need. To apply for this scholarship, you must submit a series of responses about your financial need as well as few personal statements explaining how the study abroad program you’ve chosen will help advance your specific interests and goals—which can be either academic or personal. The essay should focus on the study abroad program itself, and not just the country or city of study. You must also show that you have researched funding opportunities and estimates of your total overall expenses for the program.

Typical award amount: $4,000 for semester programs
Deadline to apply (for spring 2018 programs): October 7, 2017

 

Rutgers Global Region/Program-Specific Scholarships ($4,000)
This scholarship is for students participating in semester programs at the following universities/locations and will take into consideration motivations and selection of a program, as well as financial need.

Typical award amount: $4,000
Deadline to apply (for spring 2018 programs): October 7, 2017


Rutgers Douglass Residential College Scholarship
This study abroad scholarship is available to DRC students in good academic standing. For more information on criteria and award amounts, visit the DRC website or contact Merylou Rodriquez, director or scholarships and housing at merylou.rodriquez@echo.rutgers.edu.


Rutgers School of Biological and Environmental Sciences (SEBS) Scholarships
This study abroad scholarship is available to SEBS students only. For more information on criteria and award amounts, please visit the SEBS international programs scholarship page.


Rutgers School of Engineering (SOE) Scholarship ($500–$1,000)
This study abroad scholarship is for engineering students studying abroad in the fall or spring semesters who wish to defray travel costs. For more information, contact assistant dean Robert Ciervo at robert.ciervo@rutgers.edu.

Typical award amount: $500–$1,000 for semester programs.

Open to Specific Majors or Fields of Interest +

Rutgers in the Dominican Republic ($500)
We offer three one-time scholarships to study abroad in one of the three of our
CIEE Dominican Republic programs. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information or to apply.

Typical award amount: $500
 

Michele S. Hirshman Scholarship: Rutgers History Majors ($500–3,000)
This scholarship is awarded annually to full-time Rutgers undergraduate history majors for a summer, semester, or year-long study abroad program. To be eligible, you must receive some form of financial aid and must enroll in a study abroad program. For more information on criteria and award amounts, contact Department of History undergraduate administrator Anuja Riveria at
arivera@history.rutgers.edu.

Typical award amount: $500–$3,000 for summer, semester, or year-long program.
 

Rutgers Art History Scholarship: Summer Art History in Paris ($2,000)
This scholarship is available to all Rutgers students attending the six-credit summer program,
Art History in Paris. Priority is given to you if you are an art history major or minor. There is no application necessary for this award. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information.

Typical award amount: $2,000 for summer Art History in Paris program.
 

Rutgers Art History Scholarship: Summer Art History in Rome ($2,000)
This scholarship is available to all Rutgers students attending the summer
Art History in Rome program. Priority is given to you if you are an art history major or minor. There is no application necessary for this award. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information.

Typical award amount: $2,000 for summer Art History in Rome program.
 

Max Kade Foundation Scholarship ($5,000)
In coordination with the Department of Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures and Rutgers Global–Study Abroad, the Max Kade Foundation offers up to two scholarships per year of $5,000.00 each to undergraduate students enrolled in study abroad programs in Berlin. More information can be found
here.

Rutgers China Study Abroad Scholarship: China
Rutgers China 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.
 

Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security Scholarship: National Security or Intelligence Students
The Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security (IEPHS) offers scholarships on a competitive basis for students interested in studying abroad to advance a career in national security or intelligence. The scholarship is available to all Rutgers students studying on summer, fall, or academic year programs through Rutgers Global–Study Abroad. Students must be U.S. Citizens to apply. For more information on criteria and award amounts, or to apply, visit the
IEPHS website.
 

Rutgers Phi Sigma Iota Merit Scholarship
This scholarship is to be awarded to undergraduate members of Phi Sigma Iota based on merit (overall cumulative average, average in foreign languages taken at Rutgers, and level of study achieved). For more information please visit the
Phi Sigma Iota website.
 

Rutgers Study in Israel: Jewish Studies Majors/Minor
The Department of Jewish Studies offers scholarships to Jewish studies majors and minors who wish to study abroad at an accredited Israeli university. For more information on criteria or how to apply, visit the Study in Israel website.