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 financial assistance to applicants who demonstrate financial need. Recipients are awarded up to $5,000. An additional $3,000 is available for students who study critical languages, including Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, and Turkish.
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 working for the federal government for at least one year after the completion of their education.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)
The FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs Applicants must be committed to supporting the FEA and their campus’ education abroad staff upon return. FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad, including those studying in a non-traditional destination and those demonstrating financial need.
The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad
Designed to support foreign language training and academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for study abroad students based on merit. GSF is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Grant recipients will be expected to acknowledge GSF's support, to report on their experiences, and to work with GSF to share those experiences upon return.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
Undergraduates in all fields of studies 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.
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts
Residents of Massachusetts may apply for these study abroad scholarships to study for a semester, summer, or academic year abroad. Awards are up to $800.
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships
The Rotary Foundation offers a variety of study abroad scholarships for undergraduates. Contact your local Rotary club for more information.
Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
The Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world.
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. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.
Foundation for Global Scholars
FGS awards scholarships to U.S. citizens studying abroad, three times annually. Scholarships are valued at $2000.
STA Travel Start the Adventure
STA Travel awards $2500 scholarships to students studying abroad.
Global Leadership Program
The Global Leadership Program provides resources, experiences and financial support for college students and young adults to develop into global leaders and inspire a community of changemakers.
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 a study abroad program in Turkey. Students will receive between $500 and $2,000 to use toward the cost of studying abroad.