Study Abroad Scholarships
Funding for Global Opportunities
|Annette Kade Scholarship||Open to students who are participating in an ISEP exchange and who will be studying in French or German at an ISEP member institution in Austria, France, the French Antilles, Germany, Reunion Island, or Switzerland. Students must have a demonstrated financial need.|
|Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Programs||
A grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to US national security and economic competitiveness. Open to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate students who receive Federal Pell Grant funding
Gilman Application Deadlines:
October 6, 2022 = for study abroad programs that start between December 2, 2022 and October 31, 2023
|Boren Awards||Provides funding for US undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.|
|Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarships||These scholarships support undergraduate Silver or Gold Award Girl Scouts who plan to study abroad. $1,000 is provided directly to the winners upon verification that they have begun their study abroad programs. Those awarded must maintain a cumulative gpa of 3.0.|
|Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassador Scholarship||Offers $500 scholarships for fall and spring semesters as well as summer term. Five scholarships are available for each semester and two scholarships are available for summer. Students going abroad for the full fall, spring or summer terms are eligible to apply. Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities and ethnic and racially diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply.|
|Freeman Asia||Funding for undergraduates who receive need-based financial aid and have been accepted into a study abroad program in East or Southeast Asia.|
|Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarships||
FEA seeks to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among current US study abroad populations. Funding for US citizens with financial need who wish to study abroad. Students who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in study abroad are especially encouraged to apply. Individuals who complete the application by the deadline will automatically be considered for all scholarships funded by FEA for which they are eligible. Scholarships include:
|Inclusive Ireland Scholarship||
Created to provide academically rigorous and culturally immersive study abroad experiences for students from all backgrounds and identities, the Inclusive Ireland scholarship awards 3,000 EUR to undergraduate students who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) who intend to study abroad at one of the participating universities in Ireland and who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
LSU's partner, Maynooth University, is a participant.
For students participating in ISEP programs.
|Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant||
Designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad, these grants are open to students whose home universities have Phi Kappa Phi chapters (LSU does!), who have a cumulative gpa of 3.75 or higher, and whose study abroad programs start between May 1 and June 30.
Additional Opportunities can be found here: Ogden Honors College Office of Fellowship Advising.
|Critical Language Scholarships Program||A fully funded summer study abroad opportunity for American students (undergraduate and graduate) to learn the following languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.|
|Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowships||U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Applicants should be seniors or recent college graduates who want to join the Foreign Service. Members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need are especially encouraged to apply.|
|Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals||
Fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and the US Department of State that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18 and 24, the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.
|DAAD Grants and Scholarships||
|Fulbright Scholar Programs||
Fellowships for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artists to study, conduct research, or teach their native language.
For more information on Fulbright, please contact Dr. Garrett Fontenot.
|Thomas R Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship||
Funded by the US Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, this program provides graduate students with financial support, mentoring, and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the US Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
|Samuel Huntington Public Service Award||
Provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world (may be used domestically or internationally).