Bryan School Study Abroad Program

 

Scholarships for Undergraduate Study Abroad

Perry Thomas

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Note: All UNCG students selected for a semester or year abroad receive a travel grant of $600 to $1,300 and continue to receive their current financial aid and scholarships.


Country-Specific

AFS Global Leaders Scholarship Program
-Need and Merit based scholarships for applicants going to Europe or Africa
http://www.usa.afs.org/usa_en/view/6941

Annette Kade Scholarships
-Specifically for France and Germany
http://www.isep.org/students/Programs/financial_aid_scholarships.asp#

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
- Students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite
http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/Bridging/scholarships.html

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association
- Awarded to Undergraduates going to a BUTEX school (Hull, Keele, Strathclyde)
http://www.butex.ac.uk/?q=node/38

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
- Year long scholarship for work-study in Germany and includes an internship
http://www.cdsintl.org/fellowshipsabroad/cbyx.php

Donald MacArthur Scholarship
-Awarded to a U.S. resident of Scottish decent planning to study abroad in Scotland
http://www.saintandrewsociety.org/applications.htm

German Academic Exchange Service
- various scholarships for study in Germany
http://www.daad.org/?p=48968

IES Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid
-Various Scholarships listed by Country
https://www.iesabroad.org/IES/Scholarships_and_Aid/financialAid.html

John E. Bowman Travel Grants
-Assistance to students participating in educational programs in non-traditional destinations (NOT Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, or the UK).
http://ciee.org/study/scholarships.aspx

King Alfred's Winton Bursary
- For one year study in the UK
http://www.winchester.ac.uk/?page=2993

Macquarie University International Scholarship (MUIS)
- Only for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA applying for the Macquarie University Program
http://www.international.mq.edu.au/scholarships/muis

Monbukagakusho Scholarships for Study in Japan
-Various scholarships
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e.html

National Italian American Foundation
-Applicant must be able to prove Italian descent, have a “stellar” academic record and be pursing Italian Language or Cultural studies
http://www.niaf.org/scholarships/index.asp

NSEP David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
for study outside of W. Europe, Australia, New Zealand & Canada; based on merit and relevance to national security education
http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship

UNCG Anne F. Bäcker Scholarship Fund
- for study in Germany
http://www.uncg.edu/gar/opportunity/baecker.html


Major/School Year Specific

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htm

Benedict K. Zobrist Memorial Scholarship for International Study
- Applicants should have a dedication to democracy and study international relations
http://www.trumanaward.org/web/scholarships.html

John T. Petters Scholarship
­ Intended for International Business majors
http://www.johntpettersfoundation.org/scholarships.aspx

Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan
- juniors and seniors with an interest in economics and international finance who study in Japan for one academic year. Winners will be awarded scholarships of $7,500 to help finance their studies
http://www.colorado.edu/ealc/atj/Bridging/Morgan.html

NFB Michael and Marie Marucci Scholarship
-Awarded to a legally blind student with an International Concentration
http://www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/fr/fr26/Issue4/fr260419.htm

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
- Accounting majors interested in Fraud
http://www.internationalscholarships.com/cobrand/details.php?id=923&view=expanded

Minority

Robert B. Bailey III Scholarship
- intended to promote increased participation in Council's International Study Programs by members of groups that have traditionally been under-represented in study abroad, especially ethnic minority students.
http://www.ciee.org/study/scholarships.aspx

Scholarships for Multicultural Students
- hosted by Michigan State University: includes scholarship links for African Americans, Asian Americans, Latin Americansand American Indians
http://www.studyabroad.msu.edu/people/studentsofcolor/scholarships

Turkish Coalition of America
- Scholarship for Minorities studying abroad in Turkey
http://www.turkishcoalition.org/scholar.html
http://www.uiw.edu/studyabroad/documents/StudyAbroadTurkeyScholarshipsforMinorityStudents.pdf


Additional Opportunities

Council on International Education Exchange Scholarship Programs for Education Abroad
– includes programs and services for studying, working and volunteering aboard.  Provides five  different scholarships.
http://www.ciee.org/study/scholarships.aspx

Fulbright-mtvU Awards
-Awarded for year long study and research of an international contemporary/popular cultural force for expression.  Requires submitting a plan for how the recipient will share their experiences. 
https://us.fulbrightonline.org/thinking_mtv.html

Gilman International Scholarship
a scholarship based on the financial aid one is already receiving (must receive the Federal Pell Grant) and the location of the study abroad program.
http://www.iie.org//programs/gilman/index.html

Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad
- Grand for American students who are currently studying abroad.  Must be in good academic standing and will share their experience abroad via varied media. 
http://www.globalstudiesfoundation.org/ShowContents.cfm?CategoryID=64

Golden Key International Honour Society Study Abroad Scholarships
-Scholarship for Golden Key members
http://www.goldenkey.org/GKIHS/MemberBenefits/ScholarshipsandAwards/ScholarshipandAwardListing
/StudyAbroadScholarships.htm

International Education Financial Aid
- lists various competitions and scholarships for various locations worldwide. 
http://iefa.org/search/index.html

John Gyles Education Awards
- Must be an American citizen, full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of a 3.0
http://www.johngyleseducationcenter.com/

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
– for undergraduate, graduate & vocational study; the scholarships are based on a research project you will be completing abroad
http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships/
Pages/ridefault.aspx

Tuition Exchange
-Applicant must have a family member employed at one of the Tuition Exchange colleges and Universities
https://www.tuitionexchange.org/index.cfm?

Youth Foundation Scholarship
- for an undergraduate's Junior Year Abroad. Selection is based on character, need, scholastic achievement, objective, motivation, potential for leadership, and good citizenship.
For more information contact:
Youth Foundation, Inc.
35 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Private and Public Organizations
Other than governmental and institutional aid, private organizations, foundations, corporations, and civic groups are additional sources of aid for study abroad. For example, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Amoco, Chrysler Corporation, etc., have given funds for overseas study.

Some private and public organizations will give overseas study funding for students in a particular major or area of study. Private organizations and associations related to your area of study or destination are worth consulting, as are ethnic and service organizations in your home town.


The above list of scholarship resources is not meant to be exhaustive.  Additional resources can be found in the Freeman Library and at http://www.uncg.edu/ipg/saefinancialinfo.html and the study abroad funding database at http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/.


Questions? Contact us!

  • Study Abroad Financial Aid Representative:       Yolanda McLean (ykmclean@uncg.edu)
  • IPC Scholarship Liaison:                                    Tom Martinek, Jr (tjmarti@uncg.edu)
  • Bryan School Study Abroad Advisor:                 Heidi Fischer (h_fische@uncg.edu)