Fall - APRIL 1
Winter/Spring - OCTOBER 15
- CIEE awards more than 1,000 scholarships per term
Semester Study Abroad Scholarships
Need-Based Semester ScholarshipsClick to Open
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||EFC up to 10,000 guaranteed; other EFCs considered post deadline||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||$2,000 for semester|
Merit Semester ScholarshipsClick to Open
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 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|
Other Semester ScholarshipsClick to Open
Awards are based on program, alumni status, or enrolled institution.
|NAME||Qualifications||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT (up to)|
|Trailblazer Grant||Open to all CIEE participants who travel on one of our new qualifying spring, fall or summer 2024 programs.||Flight voucher||$1,500 for qualifying semester programs and 2-3 Open Campus Blocks
$500 for qualifying summer programs or 1 Open Campus Block
|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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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.
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