External Scholarship Opportunities
- Lemmermann Foundation Scholarship Awards - The Lemmermann Foundation offers scholarships in classical studies and humanities to master's and doctoral students. The topic of research must be related to Rome and the Roman culture of any period, from the Pre-Roman period to the present day time. Applicants must provide evidence for their need to study and carry out research in Rome.
- Social Science Research Council Scholarship (SSRC) - Since 1923, the SSRC has awarded more than fifteen thousand fellowships to researchers around the globe. Council fellowship programs are strategic—they target specific problems, promote individual and institutional change, and expand networks.
- Cobell Scholarship - The Cobell Scholarship provides elevated opportunities for high-achieving, community-involved Native American graduate and undergraduate students with leadership experience by empowering them with an impactful scholarship experience designed to support their success in higher education.
- Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid-of-Research Program - The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision-related research. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for the purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.
- The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation - By providing scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering, the Goldwater Foundation is helping ensure that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs in these critical fields.
- Project GO (Army/ROTC Students) - Project GO is a nationwide program open to all qualified ROTC students offering fully-funded opportunities in critical language education, overseas study, and cross-cultural experience. Through Project GO, future military officers develop linguistic and cross-cultural communication skills required for effective leadership for all Services in the 21st-century operational environment.
- Research-Related Scholarship Opportunities - Research-related scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students across various fields.
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
- Boren Scholarship - Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
- Critical Language Scholarship - The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
- Fulbright - The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and has provided approximately 310,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in each other’s countries and exchange ideas. Fulbright eligibility requirements vary by program and country of citizenship. (Click here to watch the information session presented by UCF's Office of Prestigious Awards).
- Marshall Scholarships - Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
- Rangel Program - The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.
- Rhodes Scholarship - The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship program, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
- Rotary Global Grants - Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. By working together to respond to real community needs, clubs and districts strengthen their global partnerships.
- Thomas R Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship - The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State, administered by Howard University that attracts and prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State. It welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need. Based on the fundamental principle that diversity is a strength in our diplomatic efforts, the program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, social, and geographic diversity.
- Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan - The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit , makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.
- The British Federation of University Women’s Scholarship - BFWG Prizes are awarded in competition to female 3rd Year Ph.D. students of any nationality studying at a British University.
- Freeman-ASIA - Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
- German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships - Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other organizations.
- Global Korea Scholarship - The Korean Government Scholarship Program for undergraduate degrees is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for Bachelor-level and Graduate-level degrees, which in turn will contribute to promoting the international exchange in education and to deepening the mutual friendship among countries.
- The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship - This Fund provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in either the United States or Japan. A generous endowment gift of $10 million from Mr. Toshizo (Tom) Watanabe to the U.S.-Japan Council makes it possible to award scholarships to students for whom study abroad would not be possible without financial support.
- North American Language and Cultural Assistants Program (NALCAP) - Get paid to live in Spain for a school year as an English Language Assistant. Open to U.S. or Canadian citizens who are native speakers of English. Must have a Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in any field by start of program. Apply as a senior in your last semester, or in the last semester that you complete your Associate's degree.
Partner Program Scholarships
- AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships
- API Scholarships (click the “Scholarships” Tab)
- CEA Scholarships
- CIEE Scholarships
- CIS Abroad Scholarships
- FIE Scholarships
- Global Experiences Scholarships
- ISA Scholarships
- SAI Scholarships
- TEAN Scholarships
- USAC Scholarships
Other Scholarship Opportunities
- Ayn Rand Essay Contest
- China Government Scholarship for Students Attending AASCU Colleges and Universities
- Dr. Olga Pustovalova TEFL Scholarship
- EPIK Program
- Fund For Education Abroad (FEA)
- Go! Overseas
- HACU - Laureate Scholarship
- Jet Program
- Morris K. Udall Scholarship
- National Society of Collegiate Scholars Scholarships
- PLATO The Center for Global Education
- Scott’s Cheap Flight’s Scholarship
- Sertoma International Scholarships
- SWEA - Florida Stipendium Scholarship
- The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
- Using the Post-9/11 GI Bill for Study Abroad Costs
Updated: April 11, 2022