Quarter Scholarships

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Scholarship Deadlines

Fall/Summer - APRIL 1
Winter/Spring - OCTOBER 15
Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship - MARCH 7

  • 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


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

NameQualificationsDESCRIPTIONAmount (up to)
Gilman Go Global GrantQualified Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship applicantsDeducted from quarter program(s) fees**$1,500
GAIN Travel GrantEFC up to 10,000 guaranteed; other EFCs considered post deadlineTravel costs to and from study abroad or internship program***$1,500
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) GrantCurrent 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


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 ScholarsDeduction from program fees$1,500
McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing and Public HealthDeduction from program fees$1,500
Ping Scholarship for Academic ExcellenceDeduction from program fees$1,500
Stohl International Undergraduate Research ScholarshipDeduction from program fees$1,500
Wollitzer Merit Scholarship in Area or Comparative StudiesDeduction from program fees$1,500

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

NameQualificationsDESCRIPTIONAmount (up to)
Go Abroad Again GrantCIEE alumni or sibling of alumniDeduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms$1,000
Refer-a-Friend RewardsOpen to all CIEE alum and participants from high school and college study abroad, teach abroad, and tefl certifications.Earn a cash reward for each person you refer who travels on a CIEE program$200 per successful referral

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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

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