Financing Graduate School, Work, or Research Abroad

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

There are two major components to the Rangel Program: an International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program that provides support for graduate school, professional development, and entry into the U.S. Foreign Service, and an undergraduate International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program that provides undergraduates with the opportunity to enhance their skills, knowledge and understanding about U.S. foreign policy.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the CLS is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.

David L. Boren Fellowship
National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

Opportunities for graduate students to add a study abroad and language component to their studies.

Diversity Abroad Scholarships

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Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

Provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Fulbright Scholarship
For study, research, or teaching abroad. Applications are to ONE specific country.

Fund for Education Abroad

Grants scholarships up to $10,000. Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.

Fund My Travel

Crowdfunding for meaningful travels

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Awarded to students from outside the UK to study at Cambridge. The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Scholarship for study in Ireland; NOT for “Irish Studies”. Competitive – modeled as the “Marshall Scholarship to Ireland”


GivingGrid is entirely free to the fund-raiser and visually bring together a community of good-natured people motivated to support an important cause.

Go Ennounce Study Abroad

Create a fundraising mission

Go Overseas Scholarship

Go Overseas is a listing and reviews website for programs abroad

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

54 (one-time) scholarships each worth EUR 5,000 are available to prospective bachelor degree students 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Truman is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service. The award offers up to $30,000 to apply toward graduate study in the U.S. or abroad in a wide variety of fields.

The Huntington
Provides a $10,000 stipend each year for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world

Institute of Current World Affairs

Provides funding for two years of research in a country of your choosing.

International Scholarships

The International Scholarship Search is a financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find a listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

Marshall Scholarship
Marshall Scholarships “finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the U.K.” For study at any UK university, including the “Big Three.” Need a 3.7 GPA minimum to apply

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program 

The National Hispanic Health Professional Scholarship is open to any student enrolled full time in the following accredited graduate programs: dental, medical (allopathic or osteopathic), nursing, public health or health policy. Undergraduate students are not eligible for this scholarship

Pro Fellow

A go-to source for information on professional and academic fellowships, created by fellows for aspiring fellows.

Rhodes Scholarship
For study at Oxford University, UK. The scholarship is extremely competitive. Students must have impressive grades and leadership experience.

Rotary World Peace Fellowship (Search World Peace Fellowship)
Rotary World Peace Fellowships fund either master’s degree or professional development certificate study at one of the six Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution at seven universities worldwide.

Skoll Scholarship

Competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and investors.


Study Abroad Scholarship Directory

Study Abroad Funding

This resource features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals.

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

A one-year grant for travel and study outside the US. Must be a student at one of the 50 participating institutions. Free-formed, non-study proposals.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (search Fellows)
For graduate students (or students accepted to a grad school program) with an emphasis on language learning

The UNCF ● Merck Science Initiative

They award scholarships and fellowships at three levels from undergraduate to post doc.

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