Study Away Scholarships

Outside of Financial Aid, there are a number of ways to get additional funding for study away. See below for a variety of scholarships students can apply for.

National/International Scholarships:
These scholarships are for any student that meet the criteria provided. Generally students need to be US Citizens to qualify.

  1. Boren Scholarships
    For studying less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Deadline typically in February for the following year.
  2. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
    Open to Federal Pell Grant recipients in order to increase their participation in study abroad. Mid-January deadline for the following year.
  3. Fund for Education Abroad
    A variety of scholarships available, including the BASAA award which Williams students are eligible for.
  4. Golden Key Scholarships
  5. Corinne Jeannine Schillings Scholarship
    Awarded to Silver/Gold Award Girl Scouts as a memorial scholarship.
  6. Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant
    To support emerging artists in dance, film/video/digital production, and literature.
  7. Allianz Global Assistance Scholarship
  8. Generation Google Scholarship
    Not a specific study abroad scholarship, but can be used for study abroad. Must be computer science major or closely related field.
  9. Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT)
    Competitive scholarship for students studying in Japan.
  10. Bridging Foundation Scholarship
    For study in Japan.
  11. DAAD German Academic Exchange Scholarships
    Open to students who will be studying in Germany for a semester or year as part of an organized program, or on their own through a university in Germany.
  12. Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) – A variety of scholarships available for students (including a rainbow scholarship), regional scholarships and more.
  13. Freeman-Asia
    For US Undergrads with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East/Southeast Asia.
  14. Go Overseas New Zealand Scholarship
  15. SWEA New England-Area Scholarship for Studies in Sweden
    Awarded to female students for undergraduate or graduate studies in Sweden for at least one semester.

Provider Scholarships:
These scholarships are offered by study abroad providers for students going on their programs (i.e. IFSA-Butler, Arcadia etc.). Awards may be need based, diversity based, or merit based. Not all providers have scholarship funding, so if a program is not listed it may be that there are no scholarships available through the program directly.

  1. Alliance for Global Education
  2. Arcadia
  3. Augsburg CGEE
  4. Boston University
  5. Carleton-Antioch
  6. CET
  7. CIEE
  8. College Year in Athens
  9. DIS Scandanavia
  10. IES
  11. IFSA Butler
  12. IHP
  13. SFS
  14. Siena Art Institute
  15. Siena Liberal Arts
  16. SIT
  17. SRAS

Diversity Scholarships:
Scholarships geared towards those underrepresented in study away – First gen, minority, low income students, LGBTQI and more.

  1. Diversity Abroad
  2. FEA’s Rainbow Scholarship

Study Abroad Scholarship Clearinghouses:
These websites are search engines to find study away scholarships that students may be qualified for.

  2. IIE Study Abroad Funding