Semester Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines

Fall - APRIL 1
Winter/Spring - OCTOBER 15

  • 1 in 3 students receives an award 
  • CIEE awards more than 1,000 scholarships per term

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SPRING 2021 ARE CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED. UPDATES WILL BE MADE NO LATER THAN AUGUST 19.

Semester Study Abroad Scholarships

Merit Semester Scholarships

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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) 
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 Semester Scholarships

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

NAME Qualifications DESCRIPTION AMOUNT (up to)
Open Campus Latin America Grant First-come, first-served Deducted from Open Campus Block program fees* $9,000
Open Campus Grant Nomination from student’s university Deducted from Open Campus Block program fees $3,000
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Grant Current attendee at an MSI Deducted from program fees $2,000 for semester
$1,000 for internship
Go Abroad Again Grant CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms 10% discount

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    Search for your study abroad or internship program.
     

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    Start your program application and be sure to check all deadline dates.

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    Complete the Scholarship & Grants portion of your program application ASAP.

Terms and Conditions

*Students participating in Open Campus Block programs must have at least two blocks in Latin America.
**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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Summer Scholarships | Quarter Scholarships | How to Apply