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Eligibility:

To be eligible for the IEFS scholarship, student must have completed at least 1 semester at Texas A&M. Only students in CONFIRMED program status in an approved Texas A&M experience abroad will be awarded a scholarship. This is a merit-based scholarship. Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPR of 2.0. Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.

Awards:

Vary from year to year and are dependent on the length of the experience abroad. Students will be notified of the award decision and amount 1-2 months after the application deadline.

Web:

https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp/#Program13

Deadlines:

Scholarship Deadlines
Semester Open Date Deadline
For Academic Year Programs March 1 Approximately April 1st*
For Fall Semester Programs March 1 Approximately April 1st*
For Winter Break and Spring Semester Programs September 10 Approximately October 12th*
For Summer Programs October 15 Approximately February 1st*
*The Study Abroad Programs Office is not responsible for setting scholarship due dates and dates are subject to change. Please contact the department managing the scholarship for the exact dates.

Eligibility:

Student must have completed at least 1 semester at Texas A&M, have a CONFIRMED program status in an approved Texas A&M experience abroad via the Study Abroad Online Application that totals at least 12 credit hours for semester programs and 6 credit hours for summer programs. This is a need-based scholarship. Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPR of 2.0 and have a FAFSA on file with the Scholarships & Financial Aid Office for the term during which the program they are applying takes place. Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.

Awards:

Vary from year to year and are dependent on the length of the experience abroad. Students will be notified of the award decision and amount 1-2 months after the application deadline.

Web:

https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp/#Program13

Deadlines:

Scholarship Deadlines
Semester Open Date Deadline
For Academic Year Programs March 1 Approximately April 1st*
For Fall Semester Programs March 1 Approximately April 1st*
For Winter Break and Spring Semester Programs September 10 Approximately October 12th*
For Summer Programs October 15 Approximately February 1st*
*The Study Abroad Programs Office is not responsible for setting scholarship due dates and dates are subject to change. Please contact the department managing the scholarship for the exact dates.

Eligibility:

All students studying abroad meeting the $60,000 family adjusted gross income (AGI) criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Awards:

Up to $10,000

Web:

Apply via the University Scholarship Application: http://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp. For more information, visit http://scholarships.tamu.edu.

Eligibility:

Student must complete at least 1 academic year (2 semesters) at TAMU and receive one of the four-year academic scholarships (President’s Endowed, Academic Achievement, President’s Achievement, Challenge, Lechner, McFadden, and Century). A student can only receive this stipend once during his/her Texas A&M academic career, and must be participating in an approved Texas A&M program. Semester programs must total at least 12 credit hours and summer programs must total 6 credit hours.

Awards:

$1,000

Web:

http://scholarships.tamu.edu/Forms

Eligibility:

Student must be a major in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and participating on a high-impact study abroad or reciprocal exchange program. It is recommended that students complete the study abroad financial aid request form, which can be obtained from their program’s study abroad advisor.

Awards:

Vary

Contact:
Academic Advisor in your department.

Eligibility:

Student must be an undergraduate major in the College of Liberal Arts, in good academic standing, not previously awarded this scholarship in any term, earning academic credit for their global experience, have an eligible application “in progress” through the Study Abroad Programs Office and not related to any member of the Texas A&M Board of Regents. Preference may be given to students participating in 10-week programs, those studying abroad for the first time, and to those whose major does not require study abroad. This is a need- and merit-based scholarship.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

https://libarts.tamu.edu/academics/global-education/study-abroad/ & https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp/#Program13

Contact:

Diana Hoffman – dhoffman@tamu.edu

Eligibility:

Student must be enrolled full-time and considered in good academic standing with their college and Texas A&M. Student must be available for on-campus finalist interviews during the Spring semester. The grant recipient must agree to prepare a report of the trip that will be posted on the website as a guide and inspiration to future applicants. The grant is designed for an adventurous individual whose plans are not limited simply to study abroad.

Awards:

$1,500

Web:

http://www.globetrottergrant.org/

Eligibility:

Student must be a major in the Mays Business School, have a minimum GPR of 3.0 and have an internship either overseas or with an international organization (e.g. US Department of State, United Nations, etc.). The internship should be for a minimum of 6-weeks, credit bearing (undergraduate students register for at least 3 credit hours of IBUS 484. Master students can register for 3-6 credits hours of IBUS 684 with department head approval. Students participating in paid internships will be considered for partial travel support only.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://mays.tamu.edu/center-for-international-business-studies/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/International-Internship-Scholarship-Application.pdf

Contact:

Jye Shafer - jshafer@mays.tamu.edu

Eligibility:

Student must be a major in the Mays Business School, have a minimum GPR of 3.0 and have an internship either overseas or with an international organization (e.g. US Department of State, United Nations, etc.). The internship should be for a minimum of 6-weeks, credit bearing (undergraduate students register for at least 3 credit hours of IBUS 484. Master students can register for 3-6 credits hours of IBUS 684 with department head approval. Students participating in paid internships will be considered for partial travel support only.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://mays.tamu.edu/center-for-international-business-studies/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/Semester-Exchange-Scholarship-Application.pdf


Contact:

Jye Shafer - jshafer@mays.tamu.edu

Eligibility:

Student must be a member of the TAMU Corps of Cadets, contracted or non-contracted AROTC, AFROTC, NROTC or PLC student who is on track to commission, U.S. citizen, any year and major of undergraduate study, any level of language proficiency (Arabic, Chinese, or Russian), program must be at least 8 weeks long, and the program must focus on critical language study (Arabic, Chinese, or Russian).

Awards:

Varies

Web:

corps.tamu.edu/global/#_projectgo

Contact:
Conny Hauf - chauf@tamu.edu

Eligibility:

Student must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university in the U.S. before and during the time they are studying abroad. Students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply and Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Their study in Japan must be credit bearing and transferable back to their home campus in the U.S. Student must be studying for the semester or academic year, summer programs are not eligible.

Awards:

$2,500 (semester) and $4,000 (academic year)

Web:

http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships

Eligibility:

Student must demonstrate financial need as a Federal Pell Grant recipient for the term during which they are applying, a US citizen, plans to study abroad for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country and eligible for credit at the student’s 2 or 4 year US institution. The study abroad program or internship cannot be on the U.S. Department of State’s Travel Warning list or Cuba.

Awards:

Vary but up to $5,000

Web:

http://www.iie.org/programs/gilman-scholarship-program

Contacts:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

Eligibility:

Student must be attending Texas A&M University and must complete the University Scholarship Application.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://www.bcamc.org/scholarships/

Eligibility:

Student must be an undergraduate studying for at least one semester at a BUTEX partner school.

Awards:

£500

Web:

http://www.butex.ac.uk/scholarships/how-to-apply/

Eligibility:

Student must have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence, be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program, possess a high school diploma, exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer), have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identify, be flexible, independent, and diplomatic. Student must be interested in a full academic year of exchange in Germany.

Awards:

Funded fellowship that covers basic living costs for all participants.

Web:

http://culturalvistas.org/programs/abroad/congress-bundestag-youth-exchange-young-professionals/

Eligibility:

Undergraduate students applying to any study/intern abroad program for the fall, spring, or summer semesters are eligible to apply.

Awards:

$500 - $1,500

Web:

http://www.diversityabroad.com/scholarships

Eligibility:

Student must be a U.S. citizen, be enrolled in an accredited U.S. degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level, and enrolled at home university during time of application (Fall term). Student must be at least 18 years of age, in acceptable mental and physical health, completed at least 1 academic year of student, and able to obtain the appropriate visa from their country of study if selected as a recipient.

Awards:

Fully funded intensive group language learning experience.

Web:

http://www.clscholarship.org/

Contact:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

Awards:

What can be funded?
  • Study abroad & exchanges
  • internships of 3 months or less as part of a semester of study abroad
  • internships of up to 10 months that are a mandatory and integral part of the course of studies
  • senior thesis research stays

  • Duration
    Scholarships may be granted for a minimum of 4 (one semester) and a maximum of 10 months (one academic year). The scholarship period must take place during the German academic year, i.e. September/October 2017 - July 2018).

    Value
    Monthly stipend of €650, health, accident and liability insurance, travel allowance. 

Web:

https://www.daad.org/

Eligibility:

Student must be an active Delta Phi Alpha member from an active chapter and studying abroad to a German speaking country. Preference will be given to students attending programs that promote advanced use of the German language

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://deltaphialpha.org/funding/scholarships/

Eligibility:

Student must plan to study in one of the following countries for at least 8-10 weeks: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. He/She must have little or no experience in the proposed country. Student must have verifiable financial need to be able to participate in the proposed study abroad program, be a US citizen or permanent resident, and be an undergraduate student with a 2.8 GPA or higher.
 

Awards:

Vary, but up to $7,000 (for academic year. Semester or summer awards are less).

Web:

http://www.iie.org/Programs/Freeman-ASIA

Contacts:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

Eligibility:

Student must be a US citizen, enrolled in a US college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your US degree being earned, enrolled in a US undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree plan, have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0, can provide a current transcript, and are studying abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks (28 days). Specific consideration given to underrepresented groups in study abroad to include: Pell grant recipients, ethnically diverse students, US military veterans, and first generation college students.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

Eligibility:

Students (undergraduates and graduates) applying to any study/intern abroad program are eligible to apply.

Awards:

$500

Web:

http://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships/study-abroad-application

Eligibility:

Students (undergraduates and graduates) applying to any volunteer abroad program are eligible to apply.

Awards:

$500

Web:

http://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships/volunteer-abroad-application

Eligibility:

Student must be learning, interning or volunteering abroad in Latin America and willing to fulfill a blogging requirement if awarded. Check the website for eligible country list.

Awards:

$500

Web:

http://www.livfund.org/

Eligibility:

Varies between Fulbright Programs. See the Fulbright website for information on the following: Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program, Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships, Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship Program, Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

Awards:

Vary

Web:

http://www.iie.org/fulbright

Contact:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

 

Eligibility:

Student must be a member of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member, be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education, have a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0, be a US citizen or a permanent resident. Italian American for the purposes of the scholarship is defined as “the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy”.

Awards:

$2,000 - $12,000

Web:

http://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview/

Eligibility:

Student must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application, a high school graduate, or have earned a GED, matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the U.S. accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete. Additionally, the student must be applying to a study abroad program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

https://www.borenawards.org/

Contact:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

Eligibility:

Student must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application, matriculated in a graduate degree program located within the U.S. accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their graduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete. Additionally, the student must be planning an overseas program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.

Awards:

Vary

Web:

https://www.borenawards.org/

Contact:

Ben Simington – bsim1968@tamu.edu
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars
LAUNCH Office, Henderson Hall

Eligibility:

Student must have a 3.75 or higher GPA, attend an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter (TAMU has an active chapter – student does not have to be a member), and have not previously been awarded the grant. The student’s study abroad program must begin between May 1 of the awarding year and June 30 of the following year (ie. May 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018). Student must provide letter of acceptance into their program on office letterhead as part of their application.

Awards:

$1000

Web:

http://www.phikappaphi.org/grants-awards/study-abroad/study-abroad-faq#.WGvBaVMrJpg

Eligibility:

Dependent upon scholarship

Awards:

Vary

Web:

https://www.sofn.com/foundation/scholarships/

Eligibility:

Student must be a US citizen, enrolled in a US college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your US degree being earned, enrolled in a US undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree plan, have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0, can provide a current transcript, and are studying abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks (28 days).

Awards:

$2,500

Web:

https://fgscholars.org/sta-start-the-adventure-scholarship/
*Please Note: Application is through the Foundation for Global Scholars Website

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on an AIFS sponsored program. Varies by program type.

Awards:

Varies by time abroad, total program fee, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.aifsabroad.com/scholarships.asp#hacu

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on an API sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.apistudyabroad.com/students/financial-information/scholarships/

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a BCA sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://bcastudyabroad.org/students/scholarships-fees/

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a CIEE sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements all accessed through a CIEE study abroad application.

Web:

http://www.ciee.org/study-abroad/scholarships-grants/

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a CEA program. Scholarships are awarded based on factors such as a personal essay, letter of recommendation, and GPA.

Awards:

Varies by time abroad, total program fee, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.ceastudyabroad.com/students/financing/our_scholarships.html#merit

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a ISA/Veritas sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by scholarship and term abroad.

Web:

http://studiesabroad.com/admissions/document/scholarships#sect2

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a SFS sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.fieldstudies.org/admissions/aid

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a SOL Education Abroad sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.soleducation.com/study-abroad-scholarship

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a TEAN sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

https://teanabroad.org/scholarships/

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a TEAN sponsored program. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://www.sras.org/grants_and_scholarships_for_russia

Eligibility:

Student must be participating on a USAC sponsored program at an affiliate university. Varies by program.

Awards:

Varies by program, term, and need-based/diversity requirements.

Web:

http://usac.unr.edu/money-matters/scholarships-and-discounts