Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship Database | IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding
Comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants for studying abroad
GENERAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
American Women's Club Scholarship Foundation
Based on academic excellence and commitment to improving humankind, this scholarship is awarded to an American woman studying or conducting research in Sweden.
American Scandinavian Foundation
Offers Fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants ($5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year.
Special opportunity for UMD students - eligible students must be participating on an AustraLearn study abroad program.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Do you receive a Pell Grant? If so, consider applying for this study abroad grant. Program guidelines require Pell eligibility and strongly encourage study in countries outside of Western Europe and Australia.
Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund
A funding opportunity intended for professional enrichment and is thus not applicable to studies and work related to academic degrees. Open to residents of the United States.
Boren Awards for International Study
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to United States interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. Includes an additional requirement of federal service following graduation.
Scholarships are awarded to American students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. Eligible students are undergraduates majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange
A scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange, designed to give participants understanding for everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany and the United States.
Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA)
Special opportunity for UMD students - eligible students must be participating on a CEA study abroad program.
Finlandia Foundation National Student Scholarship
Scholarships are available for currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students of all academic disciplines enrolled in accredited post-secondary schools in the United States and Finland.
Foundation for Global Scholars
Four different scholarships are available through the foundation provided students meet the eligibility requirements. The foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create global citizens and leaders by assisting students in achieving their personal and professional goals of obtaining cultural and academic experiences abroad.
Freeman Asia Scholarship
The scholarship is designed to support undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who intend to study in East or Southeast Asia.
Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills.
Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to Minnesota residents who plan to carry out scholarly and/or creative studies in Sweden. Applicants must have a working knowledge of the Swedish language, a serious desire to make a contribution to American-Swedish cultural exchange and demonstrable achievement in the selected field of study.
Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden
This scholarship will grant significant funding for up to one year of study or research in Sweden to a U.S. resident who is enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university, or who is a qualified scholar engaged in study or research.
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan
Morgan Stanley has partnered with the United States-Japan Bridging Foundation (administered by the Japan-United States Friendship Commission) to provided scholarships for undergraduate American students to study at universities in Japan. Eligible students include juniors and seniors at U.S. universities with an interest in economics and international finance who have been accepted to study in Japan.
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Funding opportunities for faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and prospective international students.
American Councils for International Education Research Fellowship
Several major grants are available for independent, overseas research in the humanities and social sciences. Ph.D. candidates and post-doctoral scholars are eligible to apply for research support.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.
Fund for Education Abroad
The Fund for Education Abroad accepts applications from undergraduate students. Scholarships of up to $5000 are awarded to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education programs abroad for 4-weeks or longer.
Kathryn E. Sullivan
Eligible students are seniors at any University of Minnesota campus who wish to enrich their academic experience with a fifth year of undergraduate study in another country.
Candidates cannot be Rotarians, Honorary Rotarians, or employees of a club, district, or other Rotary entity or of Rotary International. Spouses, lineal descendants (child or grandchild by blood or legal adoption), spouses of lineal descendants, and ancestors (parent or grandparent by blood) of persons in the foregoing categories are also ineligible. Rotarians and their relatives remain ineligible for scholarship awards for 36 months after a Rotarian has resigned from club membership.
Expected to award 80 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions of $350 to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Offered to students in the following areas:
- Students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment;
- or Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy;
- or Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care
GRADUATION FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Nationally competitive, the George Mitchell Scholarship is sponsored by the United State - Ireland Alliance. It is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community. Applicants are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
IREX: Individual Advanced Research Opportunities
This program seeks to attract, select, and support in-depth field research by U.S. students, scholars, and experts in policy-relevant subject areas related to Southeast Europe and Eurasia, as well as to disseminate knowledge about these regions to a wide network of constituents in the United States and abroad.
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
This program provides fellowships to students of superior academic ability—selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise—to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Open only to United States citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.7.
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, was initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and brings outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.