Study Abroad Scholarships
CIEE offers more than $8 million every year in scholarships and grants for students to study abroad.
Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants
Applying is Easy!
- Search for and apply to your study or internship abroad program
- Review all available funding opportunies below
- Complete the Scholarship & Grants portion of your application
IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP & GRANT DEADLINES
Summer & Fall - April 1
Winter/Spring - October 15
Note: Students who deferred their fall 2020 application can retain their award(s) in spring 2021 if their eligibility has not changed.
Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship - February 14
Study Abroad Scholarships
Need-based ScholarshipsClick to Open
Based on students' Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of your program application to be considered for all awards to which you are eligible.
|Name||Qualifications||DESCRIPTION||Amount (up to)|
|Gilman Go Global Grant||Qualified Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship applicants||Deducted from semester program(s) fees**||$2,500|
|GAIN Travel Grant||Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served||Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program***||$1,000|
Merit ScholarshipsClick to Open
NOTE: Merit Scholarships suspended for fall 2020. Based on academic achievement. Complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of your program application, along with an essay, to be considered for all awards to which you are eligible.
|Name||QUALIFICATIONS||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT (Up TO)|
|Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship||Freshman or sophomore attending an MSI, Pell Grant-eligible, 3.0 GPA||Fully funded, four-week, summer study abroad program including airfare||100% of program fee and travel costs|
|Frederick Douglass Summer Scholars||Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***||Deduction from program fees||$1,500|
|McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing and Public Health||Academic achievement and acceptance into a program focused on health sciences, nursing, or public health||Deduction from program fees||$2,500|
|Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence||Academic achievement||Deduction from program fees||$2,500|
|Ritzmann Tropical and Marine Ecology Scholarship||Academic achievement and acceptance into a program focused on tropical or marine ecology||Deduction from program fees||$2,500|
|Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarship||Academic achievement and acceptance into a qualified program||Deduction from program fees||$2,500|
|Wollitzer Merit Scholarship in Area or Comparative Studies||Academic achievement and acceptance into a qualified program||Deduction from program fees||$2,500|
Program-Based ScholarshipsClick to Open
Awards are based on program, alumni status, or enrolled institution.
|NAME||Qualifications||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT (up to)|
|Open Campus Latin America Grant||Award must have been given for fall 2020 program||Deducted from Open Campus Block program fees*||$9,000|
|Open Campus Grant||Award must have been given for fall 2020 program||Deducted from Open Campus Block program fees||$3,000|
|FU Covid-19 Voucher||Spring '21 study abroad in Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Rome, and Sydney||Up to $1,000 in round trip airfare to/from your program||$1,000|
|Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Grant||Current attendee at an MSI and award must have been given for fall 2020 program||Deducted from program fees||$2,000 for semester
$1,000 for internship
|Summer Session Discount||Enroll in more than one four-week summer session||Deduction off of additional sessions||20% discount|
|Go Abroad Again Grant||CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni||Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms||10% discount|
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!
CIEE Named #1 Study Abroad Organization
Things to Remember
Important - Check Deadlines & Qualifications
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.
Remember, only students who were awarded program scholarships for the fall 2020 term and deferred their application to spring 2021 will receive those awards.
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.
Two Blocks: (Quarter) $3,000
Three Blocks: (Semester) $4,000