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Selected Scholarships & Fellowships for Study Abroad

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan

American Association of Teachers of Japanese assists students with travel and living expenses while they study in Japan. Undergraduates studying in any field are eligible to apply, and Japanese language study is not a pre-requisite.

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)

DAAD is an organization of German higher educational organizations. It provides information about and financial support for study in Germany at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Freeman-Asia Awards

Freeman-Asia Awards are made to undergraduates (not including graduating seniors) who receive financial aid or have verifiable need for financial assistance to study in Asia. Limited to study in: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.


Fullbright offers recent graduates and graduate students support for year-long programs of study or research abroad. Also includes opportunities to teach English in non-English speaking countries.

Gates Cambridge

Gatesscholar supports either postgraduate study or a second bachelor’s degree at Cambridge University (UK). Gates Scholars are expected to become leaders in addressing problems related to health, equity, technology, and learning.

Gilman International Scholarship Program

Gilman International Scholarship Program provides support for undergraduates studying abroad for a summer, semester, or academic year. Applicants must be Pell Grant recipients.

Marshall Scholarships

Marshall Scholarships supports United States citizens for two years of graduate study at a British university. All academic disciplines are eligible. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 (after the freshman year).

Mitchell Scholarships

Mitchell Scholarships provides support for one year of graduate study at an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. All academic disciplines are eligible.

National Security Education Program (NSEP)—David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides support for a summer, semester, or year of study abroad in countries other than Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Preferred fields of study include: applied sciences and engineering; business and economics; computer information systems; health and biomedical sciences; mathematics; and the social sciences. Recipients are expected to take a job in a national security position or in a field of higher education.

Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Kappa Phi makes awards of $1,000 for study at an accredited international institution. Applicants must have earned between 56 and 90 credits and a minimum GPA of 3.5. All academic disciplines are eligible.

Rhodes Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarships support two years of graduate study at Oxford University (UK). In addition to outstanding academic accomplishments, this program is looking for applicants who are “physically, intellectually and morally capable of leadership.”

Study in the United Kingdom

The British Council USA provides information on study opportunities in the UK including: semester or year abroad programs, undergraduate degree programs, graduate degree programs, and professional degree programs.  It also offers information on funding one’s study in the UK.

General Information on Scholarships for Study Abroad

The website provides a tab with information on scholarships for international study.