Semester Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Deadlines

Fall - APRIL 1
Winter/Spring - OCTOBER 15

  • CIEE awards more than 1,000 scholarships per term

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Semester Study Abroad Scholarships

Need-Based Semester 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 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 Semester 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.

Name QUALIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION AMOUNT (Up TO) 
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

Other Semester Scholarships

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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 eligible for a Federal Pell Grant must submit their CIEE Scholarships & Grants application by these dates to be guaranteed a GAIN Travel Grant. Non-Pell students should still apply, but these are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The CIEE 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.
Review the maximum semester scholarships caps.

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