On Campus Resources:
- Get more information on OIED Scholarships
- Scholarships has a searchable database of scholarships
- Prestigious Scholarships offers advice on many scholarships (For Fulbright Advice, visit them)
- If researching, the Office of Student Research offers grants
- Check the website for your major and minor. Departments sometimes have their own scholarships for study abroad
- Check other associations on campus you are involved in:
- Sororities and Fraternities
- Honors College
- Work the Writing Center on your scholarship essays.
Nontraditional Fundraising Ideas:
- Start a crowdfunding campaign where friends and family can help sponsor you.
- Ask non-campus groups you are involved with about sponsoring you.
- Heritage groups that have interests in specific countries (e.g. Japan America Society)
- Civic groups (Rotary, Kiwanis, and Lions Clubs)
- Religious organizations
- Civil organizations
- Sell coffee and baked goods with a sign stating your purpose.
- Ask family members to donate frequent flyer miles or money.
- Save all your spare change in a jar – small amounts can really add up!
- SAVE, SAVE, SAVE!
Scholarships for students participating in study abroad programs range from $500 to $2000. Students will be considered for all of the scholarships for which they are eligible, however you are only eligible to receive one scholarship per academic year (August-July).
External Scholarships and Grants:
- Check the OIED External Scholarships Page. You will need to research whether you qualify for scholarships.