Summer Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines

Summer - APRIL 1
Frederick Douglass-FEBRUARY 14 ​

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

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Summer Study Abroad Scholarships

NEED-BASED SUMMER 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 International Scholarship applicants Deducted from summer program fees* $1,000
GAIN Travel Grant Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program** $500

Merit Summer 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)
Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship Freshman or sophomore, Pell Grant-eligible, 3.0 GPA Fully funded, four-week, summer study abroad program including airfare 100% of program fee and travel costs
Frederick Douglass Summer Scholars Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000*** 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 $750
Ping Scholarship for Academic Excellence Academic achievement Deduction from program fees $750
Ritzmann Tropical and Marine Ecology Scholarship Academic achievement and acceptance into a program focused on tropical or marine ecology Deduction from program fees $750
Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarship Academic achievement and acceptance into a qualified program Deduction from program fees $750
Wollitzer Merit Scholarship in Area or Comparative Studies Academic achievement and acceptance into a qualified program Deduction from program fees $750

Program-Based Summer Scholarships

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

NAME Qualifications DESCRIPTION AMOUNT (up to)
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Grant Current attendee at an MSI Deducted from programs fees $500
Summer Session Discount Enroll in more than one four-week summer session Deduction off of additional sessions 20% discount
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

*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.
***To receive the institutional match your institution must agree to match CIEE’s $1,500 grant, consisting of a $1,000 Frederick Douglass Summer Scholar Grant and a $500 MSI Grant.  Please check with your Study Abroad Office for details.

Review the maximum summer scholarships caps.

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