External Study Abroad Scholarships

Below you will find a list of study abroad scholarships/grants that are not funded by our office. Click on each to learn more and apply!

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, and is assisted in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Grants are provided for UG U.S. citizens of limited financial means to study & intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security & economic prosperity.

Fund for Education Abroad

FEA’s Access Partners join in the shared commitment to increase the number of underrepresented American college students studying abroad through the provision of scholarships. FEA scholarship applicants participating on programs hosted by providers in our Access Partner program may be eligible for financial support of up to $5,000.

AATJ Bridging Scholarship

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. The United States-Japan Bridging Foundation funds scholarships through AATJ to help students study abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite.

Critical Language Scholarship Program

The Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS) Program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.Each summer, CLS provides rigorous academic instruction in fifteen languages that are critical to America’s national security and economic prosperity.

DAAD: UG Opportunities

Duetscher Akademischer Austauschdienst German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) offer a variety of scholarship opportunities. Explore the funding opportunities that DAAD offers  – from a three-week summer course to internships. DAAD offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduates to study and research in Germany.

David L. Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholars and Fellows study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills. The Boren Fellowship covers expenses associated with overseas study including tuition, living expenses, books, supplies, equipment, travel expenses, and insurance.

Freeman-ASIA Scholarship

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. Freeman-ASIA is sponsored by the Freeman Foundation, whose major objectives include strengthening the bonds of friendship between the United States and countries of East Asia.

UA Away Scholarship

UA Away scholarships provide financial support for students who wish to participate in unique learning opportunities away from the UA campus. There are two scholarship cycles. Students may complete an application in the fall for spring travel or in the spring for summer and fall travel.

Golden Key Scholarship

Golden Key International Honour Society is the world’s largest collegiate honor society for graduate and undergraduate students, and has strong relationships with over 400 universities around the world. Search and apply for some of the world’s top scholarships, grants and travel opportunities for researchers, graduates and for professional development.

JASSO Scholarship

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology or professional training college under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8 days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan.

Monbukagakusho Scholarship

There are six types of Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program: those for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, specialized training college students. Formerly Monbusho Scholarship.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Applicants do not have to be Society members but must attend an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter.

Other International Grants & Scholarships

The Capstone International Center offers advising on the U.S. government prestigious international scholarships listed below. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor before beginning the application process on these awards. Information sessions are held throughout the year for interested students at all levels of their academic experience. Read through the awards to learn which are available for undergraduates and graduates and what the application timelines are. Reach out to a UA advisor today and find out how to be a competitive applicant.


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