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Study Abroad Scholarship Information

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


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

PSECU International Scholarship

Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award

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

KU/Berks Local

Danzer Fellowship

The Danzer 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 Danzer Fellowship webpage.

Affilate Programs

Global Student Experiences (GSE)

All KU students who participate in a GSE program automatically receive a $250.00 discount off the program cost.

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)

Multiple $500 scholarships for summer and $1,000 scholarships for fall for students studying abroad through a CCIS program for the first time with demonstrated financial need. Contact Nicole Becker, for details.

On Campus Application Deadlines:

Summer 2014: April 1

Fall 2014: May 15


Boren Awards for International Study

KU application deadline for 2014-2015: January 17, 2014

Funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and 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. (taken from

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. 

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.  


 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.

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.



Study Away Events

Spring 2014

Plan to attend the study abroad fair, an information session or visit a study away table to learn more about the opportunities that are available to you at KU!

Study Abroad Fair (includes NSE)

Wednesday, February 19
12 - 3 pm, MSU 218

Information Sessions

Thursday, February 6
11 am - 12 pm, AF 102 

Thursday, February 20
4 - 5 pm, AF 102

Thursday, March 6
11 am - 12 pm, AF 102

Thursday, March 27
4 - 5 pm, AF 102

Information Tables

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Tuesday, February 11
10:00 am - 2:00 pm, MSU lobby

KU Study Abroad Office

Tuesdays, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 25, and April 8 & 22
10 am - 1 pm, MSU Lobby

Pre-Departure Orientation

Tuesday, April 29
5:00 - 6:30 pm, MSU 157