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
    • Clubs
  • 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!
Scholarship Advising

Scholarship Advising

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: