FINANCES

Additional Funding Opportunities

Beyond the Alliance's own scholarships, you may also want to apply for additional funding toward your Alliance study abroad program. Below is a sampling of scholarship and grant opportunities that previous students have found helpful.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship provides up to $5,000 to students who demonstrate financial need, plus an additional $3,000 for the study of critical languages including Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, and Turkish.

Website: www.iie.org/gilman  /  Email: gilman@iie.org

Boren Awards for International Study

The Boren Awards provide up to $20,000 to students pursuing international and language study in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Recipients commit to work one year for the federal government after completion of their degree.

Website: http://www.borenawards.org

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

FEA grants scholarships of up to $10,000 to applicants from groups under-represented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations.

Website: http://fundforeducationabroad.org

Freeman-ASIA

The Freeman Awards for Study in Asia provides scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Receive up to $3,000 for summer, $5,000 for semester, and $7,000 for year-long programs.

Website: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Freeman-ASIA

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants

Undergraduates in all fields of study who attend an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may apply for a study abroad grant. Each year fifty $1,000 grants are awarded.

Website: http://www.phikappaphi.org/  /  Email: studyabroad@PhiKappaPhi.org

General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts

Residents of Massachusetts may apply for these study abroad scholarships up to $800 to study for a semester, summer, or academic year abroad.

Website: http://www.gfwcma.org  /  Email: jhoward@mountida.edu

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships

The Rotary Foundation offers a variety of study abroad scholarships for undergraduates. Contact your local Rotary club for more information.

Website: http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/Educational
Programs/AmbassadorialScholarships/Pages/ridefault.aspx

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

The Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded twice a year to passionate students who want to explore the world.

Website: http://www.tortugabackpacks.com/pages/study-abroad-scholarship

Project GO - The ROTC Language & Culture Project

Project GO (Global Officers) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students in the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.

Website: http://www.rotcprojectgo.org

STA Travel Start the Adventure

STA Travel awards $2500 scholarships to students studying abroad.

Website: http://www.statravel.com/scholarships.htm

Turkish Coalition of America

The Turkish Coalition of America provides up to 100 scholarships per year for students of minority backgrounds who have been accepted to study in Turkey.

Website: http://tc-america.org/scholarships/study-abroad-in-turkey-for-american-minority-students/about-53.htm

Academy of International Business Southeast Scholarships 

AIB-SE will award a total of $1,000 to support learning experiences for students traveling to Asia in 2016.

Website: http://www.aibse.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/I-HYPERLINK-AIBSE-Asia-Institute-Scholarship-1.pdf 

GoOverseas Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship

Students from all majors and backgrounds applying to any study or intern abroad program are eligible for a $500 scholarship from GoOverseas.

Website: http://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships/study-abroad-application

Allianz Global Assistance Scholartrips

Allianz Global Assistance awards six Grand Prize Winners with a $2,500 scholarship towards their study or volunteer program abroad.

Website: http://www.scholartrips.org/scholarship-details

HI USA Explore the World Travel Scholarships

Recipients of the Hostelling International scholarship receive $2,000 to help finance international travel with an educational or service component.

Website: https://www.hiusa.org/programs/travel-scholarships/explore-the-world

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