Education Abroad Scholarships



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Education Abroad Scholarships & Funding

There are many ways to sponsor your education abroad programs! 

We have collected many scholarship opportunities for you. Please let us know if you have any questions at: | 609-626-5532 | F-101-q


Three key approaches to fund your education abroad programs:

  1. Financial Aid - If you are taking coursework for credit, most financial aid awards can be used abroad. Please contact Office of Financial Aid for more details. 
  2. Scholarships - You should research and apply for scholarships, including:
    1. Providers: All of our providers offer discounts and scholarships that can help alleviate the costs of your education abroad programs. 
    2. National programs: There are also national programs such as the Fulbright, Boren, and Gilman awards. 
    3. Stockton University: We offer two scholarships, the Office of Global Engagement Scholarship and the Stockton Foundation Study Abroad scholarship. You can apply for one or both of these scholarships when you complete your Stockton application.
  3. Creative Approaches: Students can raise funds through GoFundMe pages and other creative means.

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Boren Awards 2022 application is open!


Boren Awards provides up to $25,000 funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Recipients will commit to work in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

See more details of Boren Awards here. 

Education Abroad Scholarships 

The scholarships offered by Stockton University will appear on the online application as Section I and Section II. All students are eligible to apply for the scholarship under Section I. Students eligible for Section II must complete both Sections I and II of the application.

The Office of Global Engagement Scholarship (Section I)

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) award amounts vary according to the type of travel. For short term faculty led programs, the amounts range from $300 to $500. For semester programs, they range from $600.00 to $1000.00. All students are eligible and encouraged to apply. 

To be considered for an award, you must submit a screenshot of your financial aid package, if applicable, and an essay of 500-750 words demonstrating why you want to go abroad and addressing the following points:

  1. how the abroad experience relates to your personal/professional goals;
  2. how the award will make a difference in your ability to go abroad;
  3. how the experience might positively impact those close to you; and
  4. how you will share your experience with other Stockton students. 

The Stockton University Foundation Scholarship for Education Abroad (Section II)

The Stockton University Foundation Scholarship for Education Abroad is available to students who have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 and who are studying abroad for a semester. The award amount is $500.00. 

To be considered for this award, you must complete the additional Section II of the scholarship application. Under Section II, you will be asked to provide the following information:

  1. Name and amounts of current scholarships;
  2. awards and other recognition for community service, leadership, extracurricular activities,  etc.; and
  3. descriptions of community service activities with dates of service.

Application Process

The scholarship application is built into the online global opportunities application.  You will be required to provide proof of GPA, your Stockton Z number and a screenshot of your financial aid package, if applicable. The essay may be written directly in the application or copy and pasted or uploaded into the application. 

The deadlines for the Study Abroad scholarships:

  • Spring Study Abroad: TBD
  • Summer Study Abroad: TBD
  • Fall Study Abroad: TBD
  • Faculty-Led Program: Applications must be received no later than two weeks after being approved for the course by the instructor (permission-of-instructor (POI)).
AIFS Study Abroad

IFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the cost of their education. We believe a study abroad experience is an essential component of well-rounded university education and we are committed to providing financial assistance to as many students as possible in support of their goal to study abroad. AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support you can access, will help make study abroad attainable.
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API will award $1,000 to Stockton University for the calendar year 2021. 

Please notify the Office of Global Engagement in writing of your interest in the scholarship awards at least 10 days prior to the following deadlines: 

  • Winter/Spring: November 10
  • Summer:  April 15
  • Fall/Year:  June 25

The maximum affiliate scholarship award for semester, quarter and academic year students is $1,000. (The sum of affiliate scholarships and any other APIscholarship awards cannot exceed $2,000 for anyindividual semester/quarter/year student).  

The maximum affiliate scholarship for summer students and those enrolled in a stand-alone, credit-bearing internship program is $500. (The sum of affiliate scholarships and any other APIscholarship awards cannot exceed $1,000 for any individual summer or internship student).  

Students participating in 2-4 week academic programs (not falling within the summer term) can receive a maximum of $150 in APIscholarship credits.

Please note the following:

  • Students participating in customized or virtual programs are ineligible for affiliate scholarships.  
  • Unused scholarship credits do not carry over from year to year.
  • Scholarships cannot be applied to application deposits or confirmation payments.

More information on API Scholarship


CEA scholarships are open to all CEA program participants who meet the eligibility requirements; their objective is to aid students in subsidizing the cost of their study abroad program.
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CIEE has made it our mission to help every student who wants to study abroad have access to this life-changing experience. Toward this end, we offer a range of college study abroad scholarships and grants for students on our college study abroad programs. Check out the links here for eligibility requirements and award details.

At CISabroad, we want to make sure study abroad is affordable for you. Our program prices are some of the lowest you’ll find and we also offer study abroad scholarships and financial aid counseling. We'll help you study or intern abroad without breaking the bank!
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There is a list of scholarships and grants offered to students participating in one or more ISA program. Please see each scholarship description for eligibility requirements, application materials and required documents. Students selected for awards will be notified approximately six weeks after the scholarship application deadline.

Visit the ISA Eligibility Requirements & Scholarship Application for more information on eligibility, scholarship availability, and application instructions. 


Semester at Sea

Students do not necessarily need to qualify for standard forms of financial aid (such as Pell Grants) on their home campuses to be eligible for scholarships. Applicants are strongly encouraged to file the FAFSA and submit the Student Aid Report to ISE along with tax returns from the most recent tax year and any supplemental information that might be helpful in our review. International students are welcome to apply for any ISE scholarships.
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SAI Programs
SAI is pleased to offer scholarships to deserving students each academic year, open to all SAI participants who meet the eligibility requirements. 
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IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants were made available for U.S. students from a broad range of backgrounds to make it possible for them to participate in academic, internship or service-learning experiences abroad. With the goal to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education, a cohort of exceptional undergraduate students were selected, with consideration given to the following factors: financial need; status as first-generation college students; status as members of underrepresented racial/ethnic/gender groups; disabilities; and the lack of experience with travel abroad. 



Global E3 Application System - IIE

The Global E3 (Global Engineering Education Exchange) is a consortiumbased study abroad opportunity for undergraduate (and some graduate) engineers to be exchanged between top U.S. and international engineering university programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Students in the program take engineering coursework in an international setting while earning credit and paying tuition at their home university. More than 70 universities in nearly 25 countries worldwide are members of this academic exchange consortium (Global E3) administered by IIE.

Deadline: March for Fall Semester/Academic Year; October for Spring Semester



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The IIE-GIRE (Graduate International Research Experiences) program is a grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support U.S. engineering graduate students and their academic advisors, for graduate student research experiences abroad. The IIE-GIRE Fellowship offers 3–5 month grants for U.S. doctoral engineering students to pursue innovative research projects abroad and develop the skills to succeed in a globalized world while enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness and collective scientific knowledge. IIE-GIRE also provides $2,000 USD to each accepted student’s home faculty advisor to visit their student while abroad or help with internationalization efforts at their home institution.

Deadline: May and December



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Freeman-ASIA Sponsored by the Freeman Foundation, the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia provide funding to assist with study abroad program costs and related expenses for U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Interested students should apply to Freeman-ASIA before their study abroad program begins. Applications must also be endorsed by the applicant’s study abroad adviser by the deadline.

Deadline: April




Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by IIE. The Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables U.S. undergraduate students of limited financial means at two- year or four-year colleges or universities to study or intern abroad for academic credit, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. Awards are granted for fall, spring, summer, and academic year terms of up to $5,000, or $8,000 for students studying a critical need language.

Deadline: March for Summer & Fall/Academic Year programs; October for Spring & Early Decision Summer programs



Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by IIE. Fulbright is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Grant lengths and dates vary by country.

Deadline: October




Boren Awards Funding from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Up to $20,000 is awarded to undergraduates and $30,000 to graduate students. Recipients commit to work in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Deadline: January for graduate students; February for undergraduates



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Project Global Officer (Project GO) A Department of Defense initiative aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills of future military officers. Sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office and administered by IIE, Project GO provides institutional grants to U.S institutions of higher education with large ROTC student enrollments, to include the Senior Military Colleges. In turn, these institutions provide language and culture training to ROTC students from across the nation, funding domestic and overseas ROTC language programs and scholarships. Working in support of Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC Headquarters, Project GO facilitates collaborative efforts both among universities and ROTC leadership.

Deadline: January for overseas programs; February for domestic programs (applicant can apply to both programs, but can only choose one if offered both)



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The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Eligible students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education. 



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The U.S.-Central Asia Education Foundation (U.S.-CAEF) Enterprise Student Fellowship Program is a merit- and financial-need based scholarship program for citizens of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The scholarships are awarded to qualified candidates for undergraduate degrees in business administration, economics, applied mathematics and informatics, or software engineering at American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education. 




In 1974, American Councils for International Education developed the first exchanges between scholars from the former Soviet Union and the US. Today, we support collaborative education with some of the world's most strategically important nations and regions. 

The State Department Wants to Help You Learn a Foreign Language | Bureau of  Educational and Cultural Affairs


The U.S. government offers diverse programs that can help you learn a foreign language critical to national security and economic prosperity. 

2020 Diversity Abroad Conference | August 3-7, Virtual | Global Inclusion

Diversity Abroad Scholarships & Grants: Free database of scholarships that target minority, low-income and first-generation students 

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Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population. 


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Past Scholarships

This fully-funded scholarship program consisting of a project-based course and an international field experience with attendance at the 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue is open to all undergraduate and master’s students. The program focuses on fostering intercultural communications, developing global leadership strategies, and pursuing ideas that confront equity and justice concerns of communities around the world.

Selected students, based on nominations from faculty or administrators, will participate in:

  • A project-based, design-thinking online course 
  • A week-long field study in Sweden
  • An immersive experience at the 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue where students will hear from a unique constellation of Nobel Laureates, world-leading scientists, policy makers, thought leaders, and Nobel Prize Museum, EF, and Forum leadership to discuss the most pressing global issues that concern us all.

Students will also have the opportunity to have their final projects displayed at the Nobel Prize Museum at the completion of the course.

Application due on May 5, 2021. Program will commence in Fall 2021 via online course, followed by international travel in December 2021. The program is funded by EF and the Forum on Education Abroad. Funding includes access to the course and materials, airfare to/from Sweden, accommodations, ground transportation, and all costs associated with program-related activities. Students are expected to cover any visa-related costs, snacks, and incidentals.

To include voices of diverse global learners and increase the quality of learning for all in the cohort, students from diverse communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Click here to apply for this great opportunity and learn more. 

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