External Funding

Description: The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduates with financial need for study abroad, including students from diverse backgrounds and students going to non-traditional study abroad destinations. Established under the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, Gilman Scholarships provide up to $5,000 for American students to pursue overseas study for college credit. Students studying critical need languages are eligible for up to $3,000 in additional funding as part of the Gilman Critical Need Language Supplement program. Please visit website for a list of critical need languages.

Description: Boren Scholarships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

Description: The China Scholarship Council, affiliated with the Chinese government, provides information about numerous Chinese universities, programs and Chinese government scholarships for studying abroad in China. You can also find application requirements, tips for study abroad planning and preparation, and facts about China in general. 

Description: The Winston Churchill Foundation’s Scholarship Program offers American citizens of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement the opportunity to pursue graduate studies in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences at Cambridge. Please note that each institution participating in the Churchill Scholarship Program may nominate only two candidates for the Churchill Scholarship and sets its own internal deadline for its local review of the Churchill Scholarship application and nomination of the two candidates selected. Please be sure to check with your Scholarship Advisor the procedures and campus deadline for the Churchill Scholarship.

Description: The CLS Program provides fully-funded seven to ten week group-based intensive language instruction and extensive cultural enrichment experiences held overseas at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels (beginning not offered for Azerbaijani, Chinese, Persian or Russian) for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students.

Description: Grants and fellowships designed for faculty members and researchers who wish to study in Germany.

Description: The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial assistance for African American women graduate students interested in studying abroad. Applicant must be an African American woman student interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate study abroad. Applicant need not be a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Funds are also available for foreign students who wish to study in the United States. 

Description: Description: DegreedUP.com is proud to renew up to four $1,250 cash scholarships for the college year. Any student that attends a university, community college or technical college may apply. A student must be accepted or attending the college in order to apply for the scholarship.Also, up to the first fifteen applicants of each deadline month will receive one free product (not to exceed $50 U.S. dollars) of their choice from the DegreedUP.com store. The scholarship hopes to advance the goal of obtaining a college education which is in line with the slogan of the website, “Promoting Getting a College Education”.NO APPLICATION FEE REQUIRED. Each Applicant will be asked to fill out a one-page application, and write or type and print the following sentence 25 times, "I will not stop and I will not quit until I am degreed up!" 

Description: The EMDAP is an opportunity for current students and recent graduates of U.S. MBA programs or MA programs in international management/ finance/development or international affairs/studies to provide management assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries.

Description: Description: EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities in the German parliament, the Bundestag, for US and Canadian students who are fluent in German.  The internships are two months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience.

Description: Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Description: English Teaching Assistantships are offered in many countries worldwide.Each ETA Program is designed by the host country, and individual elements may vary by country.In most cases, ETAs:Are placed in schools or universities outside of capital citiesAre assigned various activities designed to improve their students' language abilities and knowledge of the United StatesAre fully integrated into the host community, increasing their own language skills and knowledge of the host countryMay pursue individual study/research plans in addition to ETA responsibilities (seeTips for further information on Statement of Purpose for ETAs)Applicants for English Teaching Assistantships can apply to only one country. Multi-country ETA projects will not be considered

Description: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year. The Program also includes an important English Teaching Assistant component.

Description: Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from outside the UK to pursue a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge.The programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Description: The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.

Description: This scholarship is awarded annually by TSA from a separate fund. The aim of the Scholarship is to introduce to Turkey students who have not had extensive prior experience in Turkey or Turkish studies. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a qualified undergraduate in any discipline in support of travel to Turkey for the purpose of study or research. 

Description: IPRS enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.Scholarships are open to international students of all countries (except New Zealand) and are available for a period of two years for a research masters degree or three years for a research doctorate degree. The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs for scholarship holders, and health cover costs for their dependents.

Description: ABRSM offer a total of eight International Scholarships each academic year; one undergraduate and one postgraduate at each of the four Royal Schools of Music.These awards are offered in connection with, and on the recommendation of, each of the Royal Schools of Music.  The Scholarships cover full-fees and part-maintenance for the duration of the Undergraduate programmes and for one or two years of Postgraduate study.

Description: The primary goal of the scholarships are to assist United States citizens, who are Japanese language teachers or graduate students of Japanese language education, to experience living in Japan and further their understanding of the Japanese language, improve their teaching abilities, and enrich their appreciation of Japanese culture.

Description: Pacific Prime will award two $500 scholarships to international students who are enrolled for at least one semester of study in an overseas tertiary education institute in Asia. The aim of the scholarship is to facilitate diversity through exposure to foreign cultures and nations by encouraging international study in the Asia Pacific region. How to apply: Write an essay, in English, addressing the following question: "How is technology affecting our health today?" Essay's should be between 500-700 words. Please see the website for more information.

Description: The Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community by supporting innovative, international research and education collaborations. The program will enable U.S. scientists and engineers to establish collaborative relationships with international colleagues in order to advance new knowledge and discoveries at the frontiers of science and engineering and to promote the development of a diverse, globally-engaged U.S. scientific and engineering workforce.  This program provides educational opportunities for  Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows.

Description: The sponsor provides support for undergraduate students from the US, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering for a summer research internship in Germany. RISE summer placements take place with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany. The RISE interns are matched with a doctoral student whom they assist and who will also serve as their mentor.

Description: Description: Graduating seniors, graduate students, and undergraduate DAAD alumni in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences or engineering (or a closely related field) are invited to apply for an internship in a German company.

Description: Run jointly by German Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS 7) and DAAD, SIP provides students the opportunity to study for a full semester together with German and international students at one of Germany’s leading universities of applied sciences followed by a six month, hands-on, professional internship experience in a company or research institute.  Students in the fields of engineering, computer science, natural sciences, business, management, economics, architecture, art and design, social work, or journalism are welcome to apply.

Description: The Summer Research Program in Life Sciences and Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland, will offer an intensive research training opportunity to 25 undergraduate students interested in research careers in life sciences. Each student will gain hands-on lab experience under the supervision of an EPFL Faculty from one of our institutes.  1) Brain Mind Instutute (BMI) 2) Institute of Bioengineering  (IBI) 3) Global Health Institute  (GHI) 4) Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC). The majority of travel expenses are covered by program sponsors and the School of Life Sciences. Students are asked to make their own travel arrangements and the SRP coordinator will reimburse the amount once the program starts. In general, up to 1,200 CHF for overseas travel and up to 500 CHF for European travel is covered.

Description: In 2014 JASW established the Tanaka and Green Academic Scholarships to support short-term academic study (one semester or one academic year) at colleges and universities in Japan. The scholarship may be used for any combination of tuition and other academic fees, room and board, travel and transportation (including internal Japan travel), and other approved expenses. 

Description: USINDO awards grants of up to $2,000 to fund travel to Indonesia or to the United States. These grants are awarded to promote academic and other exchanges between the two countries. USINDO Travel Grants are open to U.S. and Indonesian citizens seeking to travel to Indonesia or the United States to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences.

Deadline: March 1, June 1, Sep 1, Dec 1

Description: This program, meant to help undergraduates build their language skills while studying anything from film to politics to engineering, provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four week summer courses taught in German at German universities which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political, and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.  Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.

Description: A Whitaker International Fellow or Scholar experience will ideally advance an emerging biomedical engineering career, while also advancing the goal of increased international collaboration in BME.  Grantees will come from diverse geographic areas of the United States and they will conduct their Whitaker Fellow or Scholar activity in diverse regions of the world. Candidates may apply to study or do research in any country outside of the U.S., except Canada, because it is contiguous with the United States, and the international experience is minimized.