External Scholarships

This information is posted as a courtesy. Appalachian State University and OIED in no way guarantee the available funding or receipt of such award. Review each scholarship or grant closely for requirements and eligibility.


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Scholarshipsort descending Application Deadline Awards GPA Minimum Program Length Minimum Special Qualifiers
Academy of International Business Southeast Joint Scholarships
February annually
$1,000 award
0.00
10 days
Open to any student studying abroad in Asia in the current year whose minor, major, or masters is in the field of international business. Submissions must be jointly submitted by a student and a faculty advisor.
AIFS Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For use only with AIFS semester or Summer programs. AIFS offers specific scholarships for diversity and financial need
All The Rooms Scholarship
August 1, 2017
1 $1,000 award
0.00
0 days
600-800 word essay in PDF, can be used on any study abroad program
API Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.75
84 days
For use with API Semester programs only. API offers specific first generation, diversity, athlete, and STEM scholarships
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
For Spring and Summer programs- October, For Fall and Academic Year- March
up to $5,000, over 2,800 awarded
0.00
28 days
Must be receiving the Pell grant. Preference given to diverse students and non-traditional destinations. Semester programs. On-Campus Advisor: Maria Anastasiou anastasioum@appstate.edu
BUTEX Scholarships
June
£500
0.00
150 days
For use with British institutions: Keele University, Kingston University, University of Sunderland, University of Lincoln, and University of Roehampton. Must study for a Semester or an academic year
CEA Affiliate Scholarship
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For use with CEA Semester programs only. CEA offers specific scholarships for financial need and diversity, as well as merit-based scholarships
CIEE Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For use with CIEE Semester programs only. CIEE provides specific merit-based and need-based scholarships
Critical Languages Scholarship Program
November 16
Funded Summer Language Programs
2.50
65 days
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Languages offered: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu. On-Campus Advisor: Mallory Sadler sadlerml@appstate.edu
DAAD Scholarship
January for following academic year
€650/month, insurance, travel allowance
0.00
120 days
For study in Germany. Must study abroad in 3rd or 4th year. Can be used for longer internships, senior thesis research. Semester programs
Delta Phi Alpha German Study Abroad Scholarships
November 15 and March 15
$1,250
0.00
1 days
Must be a Delta Phi Alpha member with the Appalachian chapter. Must travel to German speaking country.
FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship
August 15, 2017
1 $1,000 scholarship for study abroad
0.00
0 days
1,000 word essay
Freeman Asia Scholarship
October (Spring and Year), March (Summer), and April (Fall)
$3,000-$7,000, 350 per year
2.80
56 days
For travel to Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam; Semester programs
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
October yearly
Provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs
0.00
270 days
During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding. Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Please consult the specific country summary for details.
Fund for Education Abroad
January 10, 2018 for Summer and Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
$1,250-$10.000, 50 grants per year
0.00
30 days
Preference to non-traditional destinations, study of host language, financial need, volunteer component, diverse students. Dedicated scholarships for LGBTQI, travel to Mexico, Central America, South America, France, Germany, and athletes. Semester programs
Go Overseas Scholarship
Soon to be updated
$500 and swag bag, 1 awarded
0.00
1 days
Must submit a creative photo and essay. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty led and semester programs
ISA Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.75
84 days
For ISA Semester programs only. ISA offers specific diversity, merit-based, and location-based scholarships
Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship
April for travel the next Spring, December for travel the next Fall
¥117,000~120,000 per month
0.00
365 days
For study in Japan. Includes monthly stipend, travel allowance, tuition waiver. Education, Japanese Studies, Technology majors preferred. Semester programs (1 year minimum)
JASSO Scholarship for Study in Japan
Host University Specific
80,000 JPY per month stipend
3.00
150 days
Host institution must have been awarded this scholarship. Most Japanese partners have the JASSO application within theirs. Semester program
Lights, Camera, Action: 2016 Travel Video Contest
October yearly
$4,000 grand prize, $1,000 viewer's choice, other small prizes
0.00
0 days
From the site: We want the best video you can make, no longer than five minutes long, that tells us about your proposed international studies. If you’re already an international student, the video can tell about any trip you would like to take.
Marshall Austria Scholarships
October and April
€3,000-€10,000, 1,000 per year
0.00
90 days
For research in Austria in the field of technical sciences, Semester programs
MLSA Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
3.30
84 days
For MLSA Semester programs only. MLSA offers specific scholarships for Spain and Costa Rica travel
OIED Scholarships
November 1, January 15, March 15
$500-$2,000
0.00
1 days
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). For Faculty Led and Semester programs
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
September 15, 2017 Deadline for travel beginning 5/1/17-6/30/18
$1,000, 25 per cycle
3.75
1 days
Faculty Led or Semester programs, must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
SAI Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For SAI Semester programs only. SAI offers scholarships for specific destinations
ScholarTrips
November yearly
$2,500, 6 per year
0.00
1 days
Student must create a 60-90 second video or a 500-word essay that addresses how can international travel impact your life. Faculty Led or Semester programs
SelfScore International Student Scholarship
December 15 yearly
12 $5,000 Scholarships per Year
3.00
180 days
Open to International Students studying in the U.S. on a F1, J1, or M1 visa during the academic year. Must score in the top 15% on a standardized U.S. college entrance exam (SAT, ACT, GRE, or GMAT).
Semester at Sea Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For Semester at Sea programs. Scholarships offered for diversity, specific majors, and merit
SIT Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For SIT Semester and Summer programs. SIT offers need-based, diversity, destination-specific, and merit-based scholarships. Also a PELL matching grant
Study Abroad in Ireland- Go Overseas
Reopening in 2018
15 undergraduate and 11 graduate full-tuition scholarships
0.00
180 days
Only for travel to approved institutions in Ireland. A full-tuition scholarship covers the cost of your tuition for a semester (undergrad or PhD) or a full year (master’s). This does not include accommodation, food, books or additional provider fees.
Study in Japan: Bridging Scholarship
For Spring 2018 programs: October 11, 2017
$2,500-$4,000, 75 per year
0.00
90 days
Study in Japan, open to any major. Semester programs
The Honors College International Education Scholarship
Rolling Basis
up to $100 per credit hour, exclusively for Honors students
3.50
14 days
The Honors College International Education Scholarship is given exclusively to Honors students who are traveling abroad for a minimum of two weeks and gaining academic credit for their experience. Scholarships are up to $100 per credit hour; most students receive $50/credit. The scholarship is only awarded one time so students planning to travel abroad multiple times should plan accordingly.
The IBSA International Business Engagement for Study Abroad Scholarship
December 1
3 scholarships: $500, $1,000, $1,500
0.00
0 days
The IBSA International Business Engagement for Study Abroad Scholarship is a scholarship designated for IBSA Members who achieve above and beyond the expected level of involvement and commitment to the International Business Student Association. This Scholarship can be used for Short-term, Semester, and Yearlong study abroad programs, as well as International Internships.
The Study Abroad Journal Scholarship
Reopens Spring 2017, Deadline unknown
$500, 1 winner
0.00
1 days
Must plan to study abroad in 2017 and be enrolled full-time in a US college or university (international students welcome to apply)
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
December for Spring travel, May for Fall travel
$1,000 and a backpack, 1 per semester
0.00
1 days
Faculty Led or Semester programs
USAC Affiliate Scholarships
Varies
Multiple Scholarships
2.50
84 days
For USAC Semester programs. USAC offers first-generation, military service, STEM, and destination specific scholarships
Walker College International Scholarships
Winter Programs: October 1, Spring Programs: January 15, Summer Programs: March 1, Fall Programs: August 1
Must be used for business program
2.50
0 days
Scholarship funds are available for undergraduate Faculty-led College of Business Study Abroad Programs. Scholarships for short-term, faculty-led programs range from $100 to $1,000. Priority is given to business majors although other majors may apply.
WSA Cultural Bridge Scholarship
December 1 for Spring programs, Check back for Fall programs
$500, 1-5 per year
3.00
28 days
For travel in Europe. Scholarships based on financial need, passion, and merit. Semester programs