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External Education Abroad Scholarships 

AsiaNetwork Student-Faculty Fellowships

Description:

Awards up to $5,000 per student and per faculty member who want to work on a collaborative, student-directed research projects in Asia.

Deadline:

Deadlines vary by term. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.asianetwork.org/programs/freeman-student-faculty-program/current-student-faculty-fellows-program-information/  

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

Description:

Open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are Federal Pell Grant recipients and plan to study/intern abroad, and CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

Deadline:

Deadlines vary by term. Please consult website.

Website:

www.iie.org/gilman   Campus information and support 

CCU Advisor:

Darla Domke-Damonte, ddamonte@coastal.edu 

Boren Scholarships & Fellowships

Description:

Funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholarships award up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are underrepresented in education abroad. Boren Fellowships award up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education. CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. 

Deadline:

Deadlines vary by program. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.iie.org/programs/Boren-Awards-for-International-Study

Contact Information: boren@iie.org or call #1-800-618-NSEP

CCU Advisor:

Jonathan Smith, jonsmith@coastal.edu 

Bridging Scholarships

Description:

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to U.S. undergraduates participating in education abroad programs in Japan. Approximatey 100 awards each year assist students with the travel and living expenses of a semester or year-long program, $2,500 and $4,000 awards respectively. Applications are accepted twice a year.

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary by program. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/scholarships.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Description:

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a year-long fellowship to study and intern in Germany. Open to applicants in all career fields but  preference is given to students in STEM, agriculture, business, and vocational fields. Each year, the CBYX fellowship provides 75 students with the following:

  • 2 months intensive German language training 
  • 1 semester of study at a German university or university of applied sciences
  • 5-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field
  • Transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and monthly living stipends

Prior German language knowledge preferred but not required. For additional eligibility criteria, please visit the website.

Deadline:

Online application and supplemental materials due December 1.

Website:

www.CBYX.info 

Critical Language Scholarships

Description:

Scholarships offer intensive summer language institutes in 14 critical foreign languages to include Arabic Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, which takes place during the summer, is a fully funded languaeg and cultural immersion for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. CLS awardees cover approximately one academic year of university-level language coursework in seven to ten weeks, and this program is designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of language levels and academic backgrounds. CCU has a mentoring process for interested students.

Deadline:

Deadlines vary by program. Please consult website.

Website: 

http://www.clscholarship.org/   

Contact Information: cls@americancouncils.org

CCU Advisor:

Gary Schmidt, gschmidt@coastal.edu 

Diversity Abroad Scholarships

Description:

The mission of Diversity Abroad is to ensure that students from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and social backgrounds are aware, have equal access and take advantage of the benefits and opportunities afforded through global education exchanges. Review this listing of multiple scholarships across a wide spectrum of program area and disciplines of study featuring some awards focused on students with documented disabilities, students who are economically challenged, students from diverse backgrounds, and students from underrepresented disciplines of study.   

Deadline:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.diversityabroad.com/international-scholarships

Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program

Description:

This fellowship is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and is open to current students and recent graduates of U.S.-based MBA programs as well as MA programs in international management, finance, development, and international studies. Awardees provide management assistance to various USAID-assisted entities in emerging markets and contribute to the development of emerging market countries by using knowledge of management practices to identify solutions in diverse situations.

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website: 

http://www.iie.org/Programs/EMDAP/Apply

Endeavor Scholarships & Fellowships

Description:

Awards for students interested in earning a master's degree in Australia.

Deadline:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Pages/default.aspx 

Foundation for Global Scholars

Description:

The Foundation for Global Scholars enables college students to study abroad and gain international understanding and perspective, without regard to financial ability. The Foundation states, "We believe the skills, relationships and personal discovery gained through study abroad (as opposed to simply travelling in another country) have a tangible, positive impact on future careers and contribute to our nation's vitality in a fast-changing global marketplace."

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary by program duration and start date. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.fgscholars.org/

Fulbright Student Programs

Description:

Opportunities to undertake international study, advanced research, and teaching worldwide. More than 900 awards for research/study grants in more than 140 countries and more than 1,200 awards for English language teaching assistant positions in more than 75 countries available annually. All programs require at least a bachelor’s degree to apply, but students are urged to begin the process as early as their freshman year to target their applications effectively. More than 10,000 applications received annually, so CCU has adopted a mentoring program to help student craft a competitive application. 

Deadline:

On-campus mentoring begins during Spring semester. The on-campus deadline for final submissions is set for mid-September. Campus committee interviews of candidates occur in late September, and national deadlines for completed applications are in early October.

Website:

www.us.fulbrightonline.org or visit the CCU Fulbright website to learn about our on-campus mentoring program 

PowerPoint:

 Fulbright PowerPoint

CCU Advisor:

Darla Domke-Damonte, ddamonte@coastal.edu 

German Academic Exchange Service - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) 

Description:

Scholarships for summer, fall, spring, and full-year education programs in Germany. Available to undergraduate and graduate students. In some cases, German language knowledge is required.

Deadline:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://daad.org/scholarship

Hagan Scholarships

Description:

Scholarships for driven students from U.S. counties with population less than 50,000. Was your high school within an approved county? Hint: If you graduated high school in South Carolina, you might be eligible if you were in Abbeville County, Barnwell County, Clarendon County, Dillon County, or Marion County!

Deadline:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://haganscholarships.org/ 

Institute for International Education Scholarship Funding 

Description:

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

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary by program duration and start date. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/

International Education Financial Aid 

Description:

This resource lists scholarships available to education abroad students. Search by major, destination of study, your home institution's location, and more! Find grants, scholarships, fellowship, and loan programs available to support your dreams.

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website: 

http://www.iefa.org/scholarships 

Marianna McJimsey Awards

Description:

Awards for an exceptional undergraduate research paper on a topic related to Asia. 

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.asianetwork.org/programs/the-marianna-mcjimsey-award/ 

Marshall Scholarships

Description:

Extremely competitive awards in support of graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom. CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. 

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.marshallscholarship.org/ 

CCU Advisor:

James Luken, joluken@coastal.edu 

Rainbow Scholarships

Description:

Awards for deserving LGBTQI students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. This scholarship is made possible by the support of international education professionals who are committed to advocating on behalf of LGBTQI students.

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://fundforeducationabroad.org/rainbow-scholarship/  

Rhodes Scholarships

Description:

Extremely competitive awards in support of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. 

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

http://www.rhodesscholar.org/ 

CCU Advisor:

James Solazzo, jsolazzo@coastal.edu

Rotary International Global Grants

Description:

Rotary Global Grants support graduate-level academic study abroad. Coordination with local Rotary Clubs is required, and CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. Applicants propose a research program contributing to one of the six key areas of Rotary International:

  1. water and sanitation
  2. peace and conflict prevention/resolution
  3. disease prevention and treatment
  4. maternal and child health
  5. basic education and literacy, or
  6. economic and community development

Applicants may request $30,000 - $50,000 to support their research abroad.

Deadline:

Mentoring begins in January each year. Applications are due in late May, and interviews are held district-wide for invited candidates during August.

Website:

http://www.coastal.edu/globalinitiatives/prestigescholarinitiatives/rotaryglobalgrant/

CCU Advisor:

Darla Domke-Damonte, ddamonte@coastal.edu 

Schwarzman Scholarships

Description:

Highly selective one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. These scholarships are designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future, and CCU has a mentoring process for interested students. 

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/ 

CCU Advisor:

Gina Cummings, gcummings@coastal.edu 

STA Travel Start the Adventure Scholarships

Description:

An award of $2,500 for two applicants studying abroad during a summer term.

Deadlines:

Deadlines vary. Please consult website.

Website:

https://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/ 

Additional Scholarship Resources

Study Abroad USA - New site offering links to a range of scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students who want to paritcipate in education abroad.

Education Abroad Scholarships Database