Financing Study Abroad
There is no doubt that traveling to another country and studying abroad is going to be expensive, however there are many resources and scholarships available to help you pay for your experience of a lifetime!
"Those who live within their means suffer from lack of imagination"
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AIFS would like to assist students who are interested in studying abroad this fall by offering them the opportunity to save $1000 on the following programs: Cannes, France, Gaborone, Botswana, Granada, Spain, Hyderabad, India, Prague, Czech Republic, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Viña del Mar, Chile.
This pays living expenses for a student to live in a foreign country of his or her choosing for a year. Applicants are required to develop a statement of proposed study to justify their travel to the selected country. Individual countries have specific and varying requirements for their Fulbright participants. Applicants should study these requirements carefully; a detailed list can be obtained from Dr. Rhodes. A 3.3 GPA or so is required; approximately 650 awards are made annually.
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.
This pays part-to-all fees associated with a study-abroad program for the summer, for one semester, or for an academic year. Applicants should intend a career international in scope, with some government service required. Preference will be given to applications for study in areas of the world deemed critical to national security.
This provides for one year of study in any foreign country where a Rotary Club is located. Rotary Scholars are expected to be "ambassadors of good will" to the people of their host country. For a post-graduate grant, you must apply in your junior year. Talk to Dr. Gary Nichols (History Dept.) about this one, in consultation with Dr. Rhodes. Sometimes these go untaken.
Study and research in Germany: undergraduate and graduate awards. Should have a good command of the German language. Open to all fields, except medicine. Grant dollar amounts vary according to time spent ($3,000 to $7,000).
Awards for study in Asia. Open to all undergraduates, except graduating seniors. Applicants must currently receive financial aid or have verifiable need for financial assistance to study abroad in Asia. Awards vary from $3,000 to $7,000.
Only available for students receiving federal Pell Grant funding. Awards up to $5,000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.
One academic year of graduate study in Ireland. No restrictions on academic field of study. Covers: living expenses, tuition and books.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or college of applied sciences, and a five-month internship in a participant's career field. Deadline: 1 Dec.
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Project GO (Global Officers) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.