Quarter Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Deadlines

Fall/Summer - APRIL 1
Winter/Spring - OCTOBER 15

  • CIEE awards more than 1,000 scholarships per term

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2 consecutive Blocks equals a “Quarter” – even in the summer!

Quarter Term Scholarships


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Based on students' Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Name Qualifications DESCRIPTION Amount (up to)
Gilman Go Global Grant Qualified Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship applicants Deducted from quarter program(s) fees** $1,500
GAIN Travel Grant EFC up to 10,000 guaranteed; other EFCs considered post deadlin Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program*** $1,500

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

$1,250 for quarter


Merit Quarter Scholarships

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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.

Frederick Douglass Scholars Deduction from program fees $1,500
McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing and Public Health Deduction from program fees $1,500
Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence Deduction from program fees $1,500
Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarship Deduction from program fees $1,500
Wollitzer Merit Scholarship in Area or Comparative Studies Deduction from program fees $1,500


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Awards are based on program, alumni status, or enrolled institution.

Name Qualifications DESCRIPTION Amount (up to)
Go Abroad Again Grant CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms 10% discount
Refer-a-Friend Rewards Open to all CIEE alum and participants from high school and college study abroad, teach abroad, and tefl certifcations. Earn a cash reward for each person you refer who travels on a CIEE program $200 per successful referral

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CIEE Scholarships & Grants Made Easy!
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    Read the How to Apply page to understand all your options

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    3. Complete the Scholarship & Grants application before the deadline (April 1/October 15, depending on your term)

Terms and Conditions

**Need-Based Grants: Students must submit their CIEE Scholarships & Grants application by these dates and provide proof of an eligible application to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
***Need-Based Grants: Students with an EFC of 10,000 or less must submit their CIEE Scholarships & Grants application by these dates to be guaranteed a GAIN Travel Grant.  Students with EFCs above 10,000 should still apply, but they will be considered after the Scholarships and Grants Deadline. The GAIN Travel Grant is valid toward outbound and return airfare on CIEE programs. This is a credit with our partner travel agency and has no cash value. If you are selected for a GAIN Travel Grant, CIEE will not reimburse you for out of pocket travel costs.  If your institution covers your flights, you are not eligible for a GAIN Travel Grant.

Review the quarter term maximum scholarship caps

Related Links 

Semester Scholarships | Summer Scholarships | Single Block Scholarships  |  How to Apply