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John Patton Scholarship
This scholarship, sponsored by a donation from a Park University alumnus, provides scholarships of varying amounts for students with a 3.6 cumulative GPA or higher. See the application form for additional eligibility requirements and application instructions.
Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
Freeman ASIA Scholarship
The Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Program is designed to support US-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of US citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) increases opportunities for dedicated American undergraduates to study abroad through the provision of game-changing scholarships. Applicants may participate in any study abroad program for four weeks or more that adds academic credit towards degree completions. As part of our commitment to increasing access to study abroad for Americans, first-generation college students and minority students in financial need are encouraged to apply.
- Any CCIS Program
- Summer – $ 500; Fall – $ 1,000
- Deadline: Summer: March 15, 2019 / Fall: April 15, 2019
CCIS Affiliate Scholarships
We do recommend that you look up CCIS Affiliated Scholarships since certain universities may have their own scholarships which can vary from term to term.
The Magellan Exchange Scholarships
The following scholarships are available from or with the assistance of select Magellan Exchange partner institutions.
- $2500/ fall, spring, summer
- $1000/ fall; spring
- U.S. Citizen
- min. GPA of 3.8
- $10,500 – $ 16,800/ term
- Community College Status
- $500 – $ 5,000/ year; summer; semester
- African-American; Black; Hispanic; Latino; Low-income
- $500 to $1500/fall; spring; summer
- Asia Region
- Undergrad; U.S. or Canadian Citizen
- $3,000/semester; $1,000/summer
- London (England); Dublin (Ireland)
- $10,000/year $5,000/semester or $1,250/summer
- U.S. Citizen; Permanent resident; DACA Status;
- Study abroad for at least 4 weeks
- $500/fall; spring; summer
- S. Citizen
- Deadline: Nov 1st
- Undergrad Status
- $ 500 – 10,000
- STEM; Min. GPA 3.0
- Pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
– Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership/ service within the Hispanic community
- Deadline: April 1st
- $1,000/ Spring; Fall 2019
- Italy Region
- $5,000/ Fall
- Specific Membership required
- $1,100/ month
- Japan region
- up to $2000/ fall
- New Zealand Region
- Enrolled in U.S. Institution; Min. GPA 3.0;
- $1,000 fall; spring
- GPA 3.75; Confirmation of Study Abroad Program
- $1,000/ fall; spring
- Field of Study: Nursing
- Deadline for spring: December 15th, for fall: July 31st
- $4,000/ semester; $5,000/year
- Japan Region
- Undergrad or Graduate Status
- $4,000/fall; spring
- Open to all students
- min. GPA of 3.0
- study abroad no shorter than 14 weeks
- Deadline: Dec 10th for spring and August 1st for Fall
- $1,000 – $2,000/ semester; full year
- Undergrad Stat, Graduate Status, Doctoral, Specific to engineering or international business
- $1,000 monthly
- Studying Healthcare or Education
- $1,000 biannually
- U.S. Citizen; Permanent U.S. Resident; Studying in U.S. on student visa; Undergrad status
- Deadlines: May 20, Fall; Dec 20, for Spring
- $1,000 to $1,500/fall; spring
- Denmark Region
- Danish background; Undergrad status
- Deadline: April 1st for Fall, Oct. 15th for Spring
- $2,500/semester; $4,000/year
- Japan Region
- Undergrad status; U.S. Citizen
S. Department of Education
This website shows you how to receive financial aid by filling out the FAFSA and by applying for federal grants.
FastWeb has exclusive tools for students to search for college scholarships by their interests. Our unique matching feature lets students search for college scholarships that match their educational goals and activities after they fill out a personal profile. Our easy-to-follow form asks for their educational background, school activities, and what they plan on studying in college. Students have the power to search, find, and apply for college scholarships all on one website!
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading Hispanic scholarship organization, providing the Hispanic community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. In 34 years, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded over 90,000 scholarships to students in need worth over $250M. Two-thirds of these students were the first in their families to go to college.
- A man of the Enlightenment, philosopher and scientist, Benjamin Franklin was also a great diplomat and friend of France. This travel grant is named after him and aims at giving students enrolled in an American University an opportunity to discover France.
- It is open to sophomore, junior & senior students who are enrolled
- in a double major including one major in French and one major in another discipline. Consideration will also be given to students enrolled in a minor/certificate in French and majoring in another subject.
- The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations has made it possible for ATJ to award 100 scholarships annually to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.
- Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
- Japanese language study is not a prerequisite.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad.
- The Morgan Stanley Scholarship is associated with the US-Japan Bridging project for Study Abroad in Japan
- Information in Japanese only.
- Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund a year of advanced language study abroad for college graduates using an East or Southeast Asian language in their careers.
- The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad
- Scholarships are awarded each year. The scholarship is awarded based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing samples and/or video submissions.
- Up to $1,000
- The Foundation for Global Scholars is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado whose mission is to create global citizens and leaders by assisting students in achieving their personal and professional goals of obtaining cultural and academic experiences throughout the world. The Foundation will support this mission by awarding scholarships to help enable students to obtain international experience in the Asia Pacific region. Students who are from underrepresented populations in international education are a priority.
- This website offers a list of funding opportunities and scholarships searchable by country or subject area.
- This website provides a list of scholarships specifically for those who wish to study abroad.
- This valuable funding resource allows you to search by country or subject to find the study abroad funding information that you need. Our comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a financial possibility and a profound reality.
- Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. Grant sponsors form international partnerships that respond to real community needs.
- Scholarships are available to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students for study abroad. For a complete list please see the DAAD’s resources for North America.
- Available for qualified international students already accepted by Japanese universities or graduate schools for a semester or year.
- U.S. and Canadian undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months.
- Open to students of all fields.
- The British Council lists funding and scholarship information for study in the United Kingdom. This scholarship is also offered for graduate programs.
- £500 scholarships are awarded each year to currently registered students at US universities who will study abroad at a BUTEX member institution in the UK. (All current ISA UK host universities are member, which means all ISA England, Scotland & Northern Ireland students can apply for this scholarship.)
- Education New Zealand offers US$2,000 Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards to help students fund flights to New Zealand.
- FGS awards US$2,000 scholarships to US citizens for study abroad.
- Fund for International Service Learning provides scholarships to students enrolled in an international service-learning program. (ISA ELAP programs only – see here.)
- The Glimpse Foundation and The National Geographic Society are seeking talented writers, photographers, and filmmakers. Each selected participant will receive a $600 grant and will see their work published in Glimpse and National Geographic media.
8700 NW River Park Dr.
Herr House Room 207 / PMB 96
Parkville, Missouri, 64152-3795
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: + 1 – 816 -584 – 6830
Associate Director for Study Abroad
Study Abroad Graduate Assistant
Study Abroad Office Assistant