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Outside Study Abroad Scholarships

Tip: Program Provider Funding

Scholarships may be available through your study abroad program provider. Contact your program directly for information, applications, and deadlines.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman program is open to undergraduate U.S. citizens who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding, and helps students participate in credit-bearing study and intern abroad programs worldwide, provided the country has an overall U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2. Awards amounts vary and are available for study abroad during any term of the year.

CIEE Program Scholarship for Year or Term Abroad

As part of CIEE’s Academic Consortium, Yale’s Study Abroad office is able to nominate one student each semester to receive a $1000 scholarship to attend a CIEE semester program. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to organize one study abroad outreach event upon their return to campus. Interested students should email

Critical Language Scholarship Program

The U.S. Department of State supports intensive, overseas language study and cultural enrichment for 7-10 weeks during the summer for undergraduates who are U.S. citizens.

Deutsche Akademischer Austauchdienst

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) awards several types of grants to assist students in language or cultural study and/or thesis research. Awards may be used during academic year or summer programs.

Diversity Abroad

Scholarship opportunities for low-income, first generation, and under-represented students.

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia

Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Fund for Education Abroad

FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.

Global Studies Foundation Student Grant

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students. The foundation is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Grant recipients are expected to share their experience with others upon their return, ideally, with multiple audiences and media.

Go Overseas & Education in Ireland

Education in Ireland and Go Overseas are passionate about studying abroad in Ireland and through this scholarship want to encourage more students to consider studying abroad in Ireland.  They will award 1 full scholarships  for an undergraduate semester abroad at a participating university in Ireland.

Novo Nordisk International Talent Program

A scholarship programme set up to assist students from the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) in certain academic fields seeking to study abroad at the University of Copenhagen. Students could apply for the scholarship if applying for the IARU courses or students wishing to petition to spend a semester at the University of Copenhagen. This scholarship is NOT applicable to the DIS program.

UMN Scholarship Database

The University of Minnesota maintains a searchable database of study abroad funding opportunities, including scholarships and grants for non-UMN students.