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Study Abroad Scholarship Information

Review the scholarship information below to find out if you are eligible to apply.

PASSHE

These scholarship opportunities are available to Pell or PHEAA grant recipients who are also Pennsylvania residents, preferably traveling abroad for the first time:

PSECU International Scholarship

Deadline for 2016 - 2017: June 12, 2016

Deadline for 2017 - 2018: TBD

PASSHE Study Abroad Award: Guidelines, Deadlines, and Application (PDF)

PASSHE Study Abroad Award Application Deadlines:

  • Summer Session Programs: April 1
  • Fall Semester Programs: May 1
  • Winter Session Programs: October 1
  • Spring Semester Programs: November 1

 KU/Berks Local

Reading/Reutlingen Fellowship

The Reading/Reutlingen Fellowship is for students in the College of Business who plan to study at Reutlingen University in Reutlingen, Germany during the fall semester. More details available, including application and deadlines, on the Reading/Reutlingen Fellowship webpage.


Affilate Programs

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

All KU students who participate in an ISA program automatically receive a $200.00 discount off the program cost.


National

Boren Scholarships

KU application deadline for Boren Scholarship 2017-2018: January 13, 2017

Funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for scholarship and fellowship funding, Boren Award recipients commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Students who receive a Pell grant or who will receive a Pell grant at the time of study abroad experience. Preference is given to students planning to study in non-traditional destinations, or destinations other than western Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. Additional funding may be available for students planning to study a "Critical Need" language abroad. 

Deadline for spring/summer 2017: October 4, 2016

Deadline for fall 2018: March 7, 2017

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

"The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, scientists, and artists. Program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in elementary and secondary schools or universities. Each year, approximately 1,600 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program." You must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application and you must have a bachelor's degree by the time the grant begins.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant competition for 2017-2018 is open!

Application deadline is October 1, 2016.

KU Fulbright Program Advisor:

Nicole Becker
102 Boxwood House
nbecker@kutztown.edu
484-646-4257

Fund for Education Abroad

Privately funded scholarships for study abroad, including the Rainbow Scholarship for LGBTQI students and the Hiliary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship for students with a love of Vietnam and other cultures.  Fund for Education Abroad Information Flyer

Application for 2017-2018: opens November 2016

STA Start the Adventure Scholarship

Application for 2017-2018: TBD

The Cultural Bridge Scholarship

Administered by WSA (Weekend Student Adventures) who are committed to facilitating life-changing, engaging international experiences. WSA has created this program to provide students the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Europe.

Fall 2016 application deadline: August 1, 2016

Freeman - ASIA

Freeman Awards for Study In Asia (Freeman Asia) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad is Asia or Southeast Asia.

Spring 2017 application deadline: mid-October


International

BUTEX Scholarship for North American Students

Students accepted to a BUTEX affiliated institution in the United Kingdom (UK) to study abroad for a minimum of one full semester.

Application deadline for 2017-2018 academic year: June 15, 2017

Killam Fellowship

Students planning to enroll as an exchange student in a Canadian University for one semester or an academic year. This is a great opportunity for the National Student Exchange program.


Graduate Student Oppertunities

Boren Fellowships

KU application deadline for Boren Fellowships 2017-2018: January 20, 2017

Funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for scholarship and fellowship funding, Boren Award recipients commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Schwarzman Scholars

Application for Fall 2018: opens April 2017

Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China's role in global trends.

Enrolling students will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master's Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing - one of China's most prestigious universities. Students will live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, where all classes will be taught in English.

Study Away Events

Fall 2016

 

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