Study Abroad Scholarships
STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
NAU Center for International Education Scholarships
ASNAU GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES (GO) SCHOLARSHIP
All NAU students participating in a NAU Education Abroad program are eligible to apply.
Deadlines: Fall: April 1; Winter: December 1; Spring Break: February 15; Summer: March 1; Spring: October 15;
NO EXCUSES SCHOLARSHIP
Intended to support students who face significant financial challenges but wish to pursue an education abroad opportunity.
Deadlines: Fall: April 1; Winter: December 1; Spring Break: February 15; Summer: March 1; Spring: October 15
MOBILITY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to Native Hawaiian or Native American students who face financial barriers in pursuing an education abroad opportunity.
Deadlines: Fall: April 1; Spring: October 15
GLOBAL RESEARCH & INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (GRIP) SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to students participating in an international internship or research project through the CIE'S Global Research & Internship Program (GRIP).
Students receive $100 per credit hour. The award will be automatically applied to your LOUIE account before your term begins as long as you meet the following criteria:
- Gain acceptance into GRIP by program deadline
- Be enrolled in NAU credits for your fieldwork experience
- NOT be receiving an NAU tuition waiver during the term of participation
- Fall & Spring: $500 (3-6 credits); $1,000 (6-11 credits); $1,500 (12+ credits)
- Summer: $100 per credit hour
THE KARL DOERRY SCHOLARSHIP (FOR HONORS STUDENTS)
All student in the NAU honors program are eligible.
Deadlines: Fall: April 1; Summer: March 15; Spring/Winter: October 15
Program or Location Specific Scholarships
A number of scholarships are available for students participating in USAC programs.
Deadlines: Fall/Summer: April 1; Winter/Spring: November 1
ISEP COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
You are eligible for this scholarship if you are attending an ISEP member university, have a demonstrated financial need and are statistically underrepresented in study abroad. The ISEP Community Scholarship supports our mission of extending access and affordability of study abroad to all students in our membership.
Deadlines: Spring: October 1
ISEP ANNETTE KADE SCHOLARSHIPS
This scholarship supports students studying German or French in an ISEP exchange program in the following locations: Austria, France, La Réunion, Germany, Switzerland or the French Antilles.
Deadlines: Fall/AY: April 15
You are eligible for this merit scholarship if you are attending Kansai Gaidai University for a semester or full year program on ISEP Direct, have maintained a 3.0 in the two semesters leading up to the program and through each semester of the program.
Deadlines: The merit scholarship is automatic if you meet the criteria
ISEP MASSEY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
You are eligible for this scholarship if you are attending Massey University in New Zealand for a semester or full year program on ISEP Direct.
Deadlines: Fall: May 1; Spring: November 1
SWEDISH WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
You are eligible for this scholarship if you are attending a university in Sweden for any length of time. You do not need to identify as a women or have Swedish heritage to apply. Contact the Education Abroad Advisor for Scandinavia with any questions you may have.
Deadline: Fall: Rolling
UNITED STATES-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIPS
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Terms of study must be a min. of 3 month long.
Deadline: Fall/AY: April 11; Spring: Application opens in October
FULBRIGHT UK SUMMER INSTITUTES
These are 3-4 week programs for U.S. undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage, and history of the United Kingdom while experiencing higher education at a UK university. The scholarship includes return U.S.-U.K. airfare, tuition and fees at the host university, accommodation, and in some cases a small daily allowance for meals. Eligibility includes being a US citizen, minimum GPA of 3.7, have at least 2 years of undergraduate study remaining after finishing the program, and more.
Deadline: Summer 2019: February 6, 2019
NAU Exchange Scholarships (All Location Specific)
University of Zurich (Switzerland): This exchange partner has granted scholarships to our students for study abroad as well as for an International University of Lake Constance (IBH) Summer School Intensive Language Program.
University of Jaén (Spain): One student mobility grant to University of Jaén related to the following sport activities: Volleyball, Basketball and Track & Fields for one or two semesters with a subsidy of 1,800 euros for the duration of the stay (approx. 2,000 US dollars). The student should join one of the aforementioned University of Jaén sport teams.
Baden-Württemberg Scholarship (Germany): Students who choose to study at any University within the Baden-Württemberg region of Germany may be eligible to receive a stipend of $750 a month for 5 months. NAU has exchange partners with three schools that have offered this stipend in the past: University of Konstanz, University of Tubingen, and Karlsruhe University of Education.
Technische Universität Dortmund (Germany): This exchange partner has offered students a no-fee intensive German language course before their semester begins.
NAU Global Languages and Cultures Scholarships
VERA LASKI SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is to be awarded to a student going to Germany on a study abroad program.
Deadlines: Any Term: March
BOROZAN MEMORIAL MODERN LANGUAGES SCHOLARSHIP
All modern languages majors are eligible for this scholarship not just those studying abroad
Deadline: Any Term: March
ELAINE LOVEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Students pursuing a major or minor degree in a global language
Deadline: Any Term: March
This scholarship is intended to fund a graduate student studying abroad in Spain over the summer.
Deadline: Any Term: mid- Feb
Students participating in the NAU Costa Rica Language Program in Fall or Spring.
Fellowship and Research Scholarships
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. The first American Scholars entered Oxford in 1904. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each Scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford.
Deadline: First Wednesday of October each year
THE GEORGE J. MITCHELL POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is a national competitive fellowship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. Twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: academic excellence, leadership, and a sustained commitment to service and community. The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend. For more information, including application deadlines and an online application, please visit the George J. Mitchell Scholarship website.
Deadline: September 27, 2019
The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. There is no age restriction on the Marshall Scholarships but you must have graduated from your first undergraduate degree after April 2016. The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission promotes an equal opportunities policy. Scholarship awards are based on merit following a fair and transparent selection process. The Marshall Commission seeks and recruits students from all backgrounds.
Deadline: October 1st, 2018
GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship program was established in October 2000 by a donation of $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. They offer 90 full-cost scholarships each year to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Scholars pursue the full range of subjects available at the University and are spread across its departments and Colleges.
Deadline: October 10, 2018
NAU HOOPER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD
The intent of the Hooper Undergraduate Research Award (HURA) is to encourage greater participation of undergraduate students from all disciplines in research, scholarly, and creative activities supervised by a faculty mentor.
Deadline: March 1st
THINKSWISS RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP
Undergraduate and graduate students wanting to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months can apply for our ThinkSwiss research scholarship. This program provides a monthly scholarship of CHF 1,600 (approx. USD 1,600) for a period of 2 to 3 months (CHF 4,800 maximum), which covers only a portion of the average student’s living costs. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Eligible for US citizens receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application.
NAU Gilman Tip Sheet PDF
Deadlines: Summer(early app)/Spring: First Tuesday in October; Summer/Fall/AY: First Tuesday in March
BOREN AWARDS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY
Students studying a language of critical need is eligible to apply
Deadline: AY: January 29 (For programs that start after June 1, 2017)
FREEMAN ASIA SCHOLARSHIP
For students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
Deadline: Summer 2017: March 1 Fall/AY 2017: April 4
PHI KAPPA PHI
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.
Session A (Programs b/w May 1, 2017 - November 30 2017): February 15, 2017
Session B (Programs b/w December 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018): September 15, 2017
CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
A fully funded intensive summer language immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. You’ll receive credit through Bryn Mawr College. You can choose to focus on one of 14 critical languages for your eight- to 10-week immersion, including Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Punjabi, Russian, Arabic and Urdu. If you participate, please register through the NAU international internship coordinator.
Deadline: Summer: mid-November
FUND FOR EDUCATION ABROAD
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.
Deadline: Summer 2019/Fall 2019/AY 2019: January 7, 2019; Spring 2020: application opens July 2019
Scholarship Search Engines:
- studyabroad.state.gov Resources
- IIE.org Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants
- StudyAbroad.com Scholarships
- Go Abroad.com Scholarships
- Diversity Abroad Scholarships
NAU Study Abroad Scholarship Tips:NAU Writing Commons:
The writing commons is committed to providing students with personalized writing instruction. They focus on making you a better writer rather than just trying to catch little spelling and grammar errors. When you come to the writing center, bring your scholarship essay and the prompt questions. At your appointment, your tutor will look at your progress and help you in moving onto the next step in producing a strong piece of writing.
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