Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant

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The Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant is awarded to all applicants who submit a Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship application and meet all eligibility requirements but are not selected for the Fellowship.

The $1,500 grant can be used toward any CIEE summer 2022, fall 2022 and spring 2023 program. Frederick Douglass Scholars may also attend additional summer sessions an receive a 20% discount.


If you submitted a Frederick Douglass Fellowship application and were not selected but eligible for the Scholars Grant, CIEE will contact you with information on how to become a Frederick Douglass Scholar.

If you were awarded a Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant in summer 2021, you may opt to use the Grant on any CIEE program through summer 2022. Please note January 2022 programs are not eligible.

Students applying for a GAIN Travel Grant have an extended deadline of April 15 to submit your CIEE Scholarships & Grants application and proof of Pell eligibility.

  • Summer 2022

    Over 60 programs in 16 countries next summer!

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  • Fall 2022

    Over 75 programs in 25 countries next fall!

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  • Spring 2023

    Over 75 programs in 32 countries next spring!

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If you have questions regarding the Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant please contact .

Kyndall Cox, Assistant Director of the FDGF, at