Study Abroad Scholarships

No matter who you are or what CIEE program you’re interested in, we can help you get there.

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CIEE has made it our mission to help every student who wants to study abroad have access to this life-changing experience. Toward this end, we offer a range of college study abroad scholarships and grants for students on our college study abroad programs. Check out the links below for eligibility requirements, award details and how to apply. Once we start awarding for a season, we’ll notify you within 2 weeks!


  • College Study Abroad scholarships and grants

    For Summer Students

    Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session. 

    See our Summer programs

  • Study abroad grants

    Need-Based Grants

     To help all students access study abroad, we provide need-based grants toward international airfare and program fees.

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    Merit Scholarships

    For students at the top of their academic studies, CIEE offers six different types of merit-based scholarships, including the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship. These awards honor our future leaders and provide funding for specific programs and areas of study.

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  • College Study Abroad scholarships and grants

    Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Grant

    Starting with 2018 programs, CIEE offers a guaranteed grant to all students attending a Minority Serving Institution (MSI). Awards are $2,000 for semester programs* and $500 for summer programs. Look for your school on the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions’ list of MSIs to see if you qualify!

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  • College Study Abroad scholarships and grants


    Go Abroad Again Grant: CIEE alumni receive a 10% discount if they enroll in another non-consecutive CIEE semester or summer study abroad program. Siblings of CIEE alumni are also eligible for this award! Note: if you enroll in consecutive semester or summer programs, you already receive a discount of 10% or 20% respectively! Whenever you choose to do it, going abroad again with us pays off!

  • College Study Abroad scholarships and grants


    Many resources exist in addition to CIEE’s scholarships and grants. We recommend that you speak with the study abroad office at your school for ideas, and consider these award programs

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*Semester Global Internship programs are eligible for $1000 in grants.


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