Study Abroad Scholarships

CIEE offers more than $8 million every year in scholarships and grants for students to study abroad.

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  • One easy application
  • More than 1,000 scholarships offered every term
  • Apply now to be considered for all available funds


Summer & Fall - April 1
Winter/Spring - October 15
Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship - February 14 
$20,000 CIEE Access Grant - We are now accepting proposals for the 2021 faculty-led $20,000 CIEE Access Grant. Learn more

Applying is Easy! 

  1. Search for and apply to your study or internship abroad program
  2. Discover available funding options below
  3. Complete the Scholarship & Grants portion of your application


Scholarships by Term

Did you know that 1 in 3 students receives a study abroad scholarship with CIEE? Complete one easy application to discover aid options available for each term based on your program type, academic merit, and financial need. To qualify, complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of your application today! 

  • Semester

    Scholarships for fall and spring

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  • Quarter

    Scholarships for quarter school schedules

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  • Summer

    Scholarships for summer programs

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Things to Remember

Important - Check Deadlines

All students applying for CIEE funding must complete the CIEE Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants task on their application by the published deadline. Applications completed after CIEE deadlines will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and funding may not be awarded.

Scholarships & Grants Caps

Scholarship and grant totals cannot exceed the caps established for each term. If you are selected for multiple awards, CIEE may need to reduce the size of your awards to stay within the maximum cap amounts listed below. 

Spring: $4,000
Fall: $4,000
Summer: $2,000
Two Blocks: (Quarter) $4,000
Three Blocks: (Semester) $4,000