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.
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) and enrolled institution. 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|
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Grant
|Current attendee at an MSI. Award supports high-need students based on Student Aid Report (SAR) and availability of funds.||
Deducted from program fees
|$2,000 for semester
$1,000 for internship
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, sophomore, or junior, student of color, 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||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 or alumni status.
|NAME||Qualifications||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT (up to)|
|Fly Free with CIEE Voucher||Fall '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|
|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.
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