Available Scholarships & Financial Aid
- Maryville Scholarships make it easy for you to have an international experience, either for a semester or as part of a faculty-led experiential program. For more information, go to the Center for International Education in International House or see any member of the IPC.
- Students are eligible to use their Maryville College FAFSA aid to study abroad for the majority of programs (except ISEP-Direct or non-MC programs). Talk to the Financial Aid Office early to understand what aid is available to you.
- Preference for Maryville College scholarships goes to students who have not previously received a study abroad scholarship.
Maryville College Scholarships
External Funding Sources
- Gilman International Scholarship
- ISEP Scholarships & Financial Aid
- NSEP Boren Scholarships for Study Abroad
- Diversity Abroad Scholarships
- Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
- Asia-Pacific Foundation
- The American Women's Club in Stockholm, Sweden Scholarship
- Critical Languages Scholarship
- Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship
- Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)
- Go Overseas Scholarship
Gilman International Scholarship
The Institute of International Education has opened the application cycle for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Founded by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000 and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, this program provides scholarships of up to $5,000 for eligible undergraduate students to pursue study abroad. The online application can be accessed at the Gilman Web site at www.iie.org/gilman.
- Fall or Summer - Usually in March
- Spring - mid-September
ISEP Scholarships & Financial Aid
Information on scholarships for specific ISEP programs can be found at: http://www.isep.org/students/programs/financial_aid_scholarships.asp
Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, books, etc. There are scholarships for summer, semester or full-year study.
Application Deadlines: Vary (summer: February, fall: April, spring: October)
More Info: http://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia
NSEP Boren Scholarships for Study Abroad
The Institute of International Education is accepting applications for the 2005-06 National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren undergraduate scholarships for study abroad. These scholarships provide funding for U.S. students to study abroad in Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, the NIS, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Award amounts range from a maximum of $10,000 a semester to $20,000 for an academic year. For details and an application form, access: www.iie.org/nsep.
Application Deadline: February (one deadline/year)
Diversity Abroad Scholarships
Diversity Abroad is pleased to announce the launch of a new scholarship aimed at increasing non-traditional students participation in education abroad in the Asia/Pacific region. Diversity Abroad, in partnership with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad and The Foundation for Asia Pacific Education will offer $1,000 scholarships for undergraduate students to study abroad in the Asia/Pacific region during summer, fall and spring terms.
The scholarship is open to students at community colleges as well as at four-year institutions regardless of which institution or provider they use to pursue education abroad in the region. This scholarship specifically targets students who identify as one of the following: ethnic minority, economically disadvantaged, having a physical disability, or first generation college student.
See details for the scholarship here: http://www.diversityabroad.com/scholarships
Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project is accepting applications from American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan..
Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs). For more information & application: http://www.colorado.edu/ealc/atj/Bridging/scholarships.html
Application Deadline: April
This foundation helps students to obtain international experience in the Asia Pacific region by awarding scholarships, particularly to students who are from underrepresented populations in international education. Examples of underrepresented populations may include but is not limited to: students from low income families; ethnic backgrounds; academic majors; Rocky Mountain geographic region; and first-generation college students. For more information & application: http://www.foundationforglobalscholars.org/
The American Women's Club in Stockholm, Sweden Scholarship
The scholarship which is based on academic excellence, is awarded in the form of a travel grant for $1,500. The grant was initiated to cover the cost of a round-trip airplane ticket between the US and Sweden. In order to qualify for the AWC Scholarship, the applicant must be currently living in the USA, 18 years or older, an American female citizen and accepted for a period of study or research at a Swedish educational institute. For more information & application: http://awcstockholm.org/scholar.htm
Application Deadline: March
Application Deadline: September
Critical Languages Scholarship
Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers(CAORC), the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages for summer 2011. The CLS Program was launched in 2006 to offer intensive overseas study in the critical need foreign languages of Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish and Urdu. For more information & application http://www.clscholarship.org/
Application Deadline: November 15th (to CLS directly)
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year. For more information and application: http://www.daad.org/?p=50407
Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
This program provides funding to participants as they prepare academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. They recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. For more information & application http://www.woodrow.org/higher-education-fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_undergrad/index.php
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)
The FEA was created to open doors for deserving education abroad students. Starting with the 2011-2012 academic year, FEA will award funds for students planning to study abroad on any academically rigorous program. FEA scholarships are intended to meet the financial needs of students who might not be eligible for government grants or existing funds limited to specific programs or groups of students. For more information & application http://www.fundforeducationabroad.com/applicants/
Go Overseas Scholarship
GO! Overseas is proud to support international education through scholarships available to students participating in study abroad programs. Scholarships are awarded each academic year. The scholarship is awarded based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions. Scholarships are awarded up to a maximum of $1,000. For more information: www.GoOverseas.com
Application Deadline: January 15, 2011 for Spring 2011
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