Study Abroad Scholarships
The Vira I Heinz Scholarship Program for Women in Global Leadership provides $5000 grants for three (3) Duquesne University women in their sophomore year to participate in a summer study abroad experience and engage in a community service project. In addition, awardees will gain global leadership skills through two organized retreat weekends.
External Scholarship (Students Apply through Duquesne)
The Office of International Programs assists students interested in applying for various Fulbright scholarship opportunities abroad.
The OIP is available to assist you in applying for these awards and opportunities.
Gilman Scholarships provide awards for study abroad for U.S. citizens who are receiving Pell Grants, a federal need-based financial aid grant under Title IV. This program is offered through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education . Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000, depending on the length of their program to defray the costs of studying abroad.
Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Japanese, Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan provide scholarship assistance of up to $4,000 to qualified students for study at an eligible program in Japan.
Scholarships for study at any BUTEX affiliated institution in the U.K.
Scholarships for Silver or Gold Award Girl Scouts to pursue foreign language study and study abroad.
Summer Only. Full funding for summer study of languages deemed critical by the U.S. government.
For students studying or doing research in Germany.
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.
Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. GSF seeks to support a formative experience abroad for the recipient, who also must share this experience with others upon his or her return – ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media. We are particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages.
Information on scholarships and fellowships for U.S. and international citizens.
Awards for intensive summer or academic term study abroad in non-traditional destinations are offered to freshmen and sophomores to foster their interest in international affairs. Awards for an academic term or year in non-traditional destinations are offered to juniors and seniors to increase their knowledge of other languages and cultures. Please meet with the Study Abroad Advisor to discuss your plans and the application procedures.
Awards of varying lengths are offered to graduate students to pursue the study of languages and cultures deemed critical to U.S. national security. To be eligible, the student must be a U.S. citizen and either enrolled in or applying to a graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applications are typically due in the end of January for the following academic year.
Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying broad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.
The Young Ambassador Program is organised through the Friends of Saint Patrick organisation and the Saint Patrick Centre. It is designed to promote a greater understanding of the shared cultural heritage of Northern Ireland in North America amongst those aged 20-25. Young Ambassadors will be selected to travel to Downpatrick and County Down, Ireland for 15 days in June to explore various aspects of the history and traditions of the island of Ireland and develop their own chosen cultural dissertations. They will complete their agreed dissertations when they go home and following a successful review will be formally made Young Ambassadors.
Resources for Scholarship Searches
These sites list a variety of funding sources, scholarships, grants, etc.
Searchable database of funding opportunities organized by academic status, region, country, subject, and diversity criteria. Log-in is required to browse scholarships.
Scholarships for U.S. citizens attending summer, semester, and full-year programs abroad.
This site lists several national scholarship opportunities as well as language focused scholarships.
Available to U.S. citizens for semester or year-long study. If you are applying for this scholarship, ask your study abroad advisor to to request that funds be disbursed to you directly.
Lists of external funding resources by type.
Searchable database of funding opportunities organized by country, field of study, and other criteria.
Study Abroad Funding web site with database of funding resources.
The International Study and Travel Center of the University of Minnesota offers a searchable database of additional funding sources.