Scholarships

Click through the scholarship headings below to view scholarship opportunities.

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 Scholarship
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.

Fund for Education Abroad
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.
CCIS Scholarship
  • 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. 

Alliance Global Assistance

  • $2500/ fall, spring, summer

Bright! TaxGlobal Scholar Initiative Scholarship

  • $1000/ fall; spring
  • U.S. Citizen
  • min. GPA of 3.8

Council of American Overseas Research Centers

  • $10,500 – $ 16,800/ term
  • PhD

Diversity Abroad and CISI Planning Scholarship

  • $1500/fall
  • Undergrad
  • Community College Status
  • FAFSA

IES Abroad Diversity Scholarships

  • $500 – $ 5,000/ year; summer; semester
  • Undergrad
  • African-American; Black; Hispanic; Latino; Low-income

Foundation for Asia Specific Education

  • $500 to $1500/fall; spring; summer
  • Asia Region
  • Undergrad; U.S. or Canadian Citizen

Foundation for International Education Scholarship

  • $3,000/semester; $1,000/summer
  • London (England); Dublin (Ireland)

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

  • $10,000/year $5,000/semester or $1,250/summer
  • U.S. Citizen; Permanent resident; DACA Status;
  • Undergrad
  • Study abroad for at least 4 weeks

Go Overseas Study and Intern Abroad Scholarship

  • $500/fall; spring; summer

Good Colleges Study Abroad Award

  • $2000
  • S. Citizen
  • Deadline: Nov 1st

HACU

  • $5,000/fall
  • Undergrad Status

HENAAC Scholarship Application

  • $ 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

ItaliaRail

  • $1,000/ Spring; Fall 2019
  • Italy Region
  • Undergrad

John Nelson Study Abroad Scholarship

  • $5,000/ Fall
  • Specific Membership required

Monbukagakusho Scholarship

  • $1,100/ month
  • Japan region

New Zealand Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Award

  • up to $2000/ fall
  • New Zealand Region
  • Enrolled in U.S. Institution; Min. GPA 3.0;

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

  • $1,000 fall; spring
  • GPA 3.75; Confirmation of Study Abroad Program
  • Undergrad

Prime Scholarship

  • $1,000/ fall; spring
  • Field of Study: Nursing
  • Deadline for spring: December 15th, for fall: July 31st

Tanaka and Green Scholarships Program via the Japan-America Society of Washington DC

  • $4,000/ semester; $5,000/year
  • Japan Region
  • Undergrad or Graduate Status

The Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation

  • $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

The Asia Institute Scholarships

  • $1,000 – $2,000/ semester; full year
  • Undergrad Stat, Graduate Status, Doctoral, Specific to engineering or international business

The National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Program

  • $1,000 monthly
  • Studying Healthcare or Education

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

  • $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

Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation

  • $1,000 to $1,500/fall; spring
  • Denmark Region
  • Danish background; Undergrad status
  • Deadline: April 1st for Fall, Oct. 15th for Spring

US-Japan Bridging Foundation

  • $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 
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.

Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant

  • 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.

Bridging Scholarships

  • 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.

Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarships 

  • The Morgan Stanley Scholarship is associated with the US-Japan Bridging project for Study Abroad in Japan

Itoh Scholarship Foundation

  • Information in Japanese only.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study 

  • Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund a year of advanced language study abroad for college graduates using an East or Southeast Asian language in their careers.

International Scholarship Opportunities 

  • 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

GO! Overseas

  • 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

Foundation for Global Scholars

  • 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.

Go Abroad.com Scholarship Database

  • This website offers a list of funding opportunities and scholarships searchable by country or subject area.

International Scholarships

  • This website provides a list of scholarships specifically for those who wish to study abroad.

IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding

  • 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.

Rotary Global Grants

  • 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.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

  • 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.

Japan Student Services Organization

  • Available for qualified international students already accepted by Japanese universities or graduate schools for a semester or year.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

  • 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.

British Council

  • The British Council lists funding and scholarship information for study in the United Kingdom. This scholarship is also offered for graduate programs.

BUTEX North American Scholarships

  • £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

  • Education New Zealand offers US$2,000 Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards to help students fund flights to New Zealand.

Foundation for Global Scholars

  • FGS awards US$2,000 scholarships to US citizens for study abroad.

Fund for International Service Learning

  • Fund for International Service Learning provides scholarships to students enrolled in an international service-learning program. (ISA ELAP programs only – see here.)

Glimpse Correspondents Program Grants

  • 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.

Contact us:
8700 NW River Park Dr.
Herr House Room 207 / PMB 96
Parkville, Missouri, 64152-3795
U.S.A.

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

Phone:  + 1 – 816 -584 – 6830
E-mail: studyabroad@park.edu

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Staff Members:
Jeaneth Puriel-Foot
Associate Director for Study Abroad

Kathryn Brown
Study Abroad Graduate Assistant

Aaron Eyerly
Study Abroad Office Assistant