Education Abroad Scholarships


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Education Abroad Scholarships & Funding

There are many ways to sponsor your education abroad programs! 

We have collected many scholarship opportunities for you. Please let us know if you have any questions at: | 609-626-5532 | F-101-q

Three key approaches to fund your education abroad programs:

  1. Financial Aid - If you are taking coursework for credit, most financial aid awards can be used abroad. Please contact Office of Financial Aid for more details. 
  2. Scholarships - You should research and apply for scholarships, including:
    1. Providers: All of our providers offer discounts and scholarships that can help alleviate the costs of your education abroad programs. 
    2. National programs: There are also national programs such as the Fulbright, Boren, and Gilman awards. 
    3. Stockton University: We offer two scholarships, the Office of Global Engagement Scholarship and the Stockton Foundation Study Abroad scholarship. You can apply for one or both of these scholarships when you complete your Stockton application.
  3. Creative Approaches: Students can raise funds through GoFundMe pages and other creative means.

Stockton University Education Abroad Scholarship

All education abroad students are eligible and encouraged to apply for Stockton University Education Abroad Scholarship! 

After your study abroad application was accepted, you will see the "Stockton Education Abroad Scholarship Application" under "Forms" in your online education abroad application.

In this form, you may choose to answer individual questions or upload an essay at the end. Once you complete it, please click "submit" at the bottom of the form. 

After we receive your application, we will send your application to the Education Abroad Scholarship Review Committee. Each individual application will be reviewed by at least two committee members. 

Students should expect to receive the decision a month from the application deadlines. If students were offered with scholarships, they need to confirm the acceptance of the scholarship via email. The scholarship amount will be loaded to students' accounts. 

  • Winter/Spring Semester: October 15
  • Summer/Fall Semester or Academic Year: March 15
  • Faculty-led Programs: FLP-specific 

Stockton Education Abroad Scholarship Review Committee will review your application based on the following criteria: 

GPA: Point scale: 1: The GPA is not standing out; 2: The GPA is really good; 3: top GPA

Tips for Students: We encourage Review Committee members to consider that various programs or majors might have different expectations and practices. You may discuss about it in your essay if you think your GPA is not that competitive. 

Other non-GPA-related Achievement: Point scale: 1: Not recognize this achievement; 2: Will recognize the achievement; 3: will celebrate and recognize the achievement 

Tips for students: This is to recognize your other achievements, such as community engagement, etc. Please note that this is not GPA-related, so try to emphasize other work you have involved or contributed, such as community works, volunteers, or sports, etc. 

Motivation to Study Abroad: Point scale: 1: Studying abroad will not have any real impact on the student. 2: Studying abroad will have some impacts on the student. 3: Studying abroad is essential to the student, and it will bring big impacts on the student. 

Tips for students: Please discuss your motivation and expectation in study abroad program and emphasize how this experience will bring important impacts on your academic, personal, and professional goals. 

Financial Needs: Point scale: 1: Receiving the scholarship will not have any impact to the student. 2: Receiving the scholarship wis good to have to support the student. 3: Receving the scholarship is essential to the student. 

Tips for students: You will be asked to provide a screenshot of your financial aid page. Please emphasize how this scholarship will be critical in supporting your study abroad experience. 

The scholarship amount varies depending on the points individual students received from the Review Committee. Generally speaking, students in Faculty-led Programs might receive $250 - $750, and students in Semester-long Programs might receive $500 - $1000. 

We deeply appreciate the following members for their time and efforts in supporting our study abroad students!

  • Dr. Robert Barney, Associate Professor of Social Work
  • Maria Castillo,Instructor of Spanish
  • Dr. George De Feis, Assistant Professor of Business Studies, Managment
  • Dr. Ana Edmondson, Assistance Vice President for Student Transitions, Access, and Retention Programs
  • Dr. Christian Ehiobuche, Assistant Professor of Business Studies, Management Healthcare Administration
  • Dr. Daniel Ki, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Dr. Jung Lee, Professor of Instructional Technology
  • Elizabeth Masterson, School of General Studies
  • IrvinMoreno-Rodriguez, Program Assistant, Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center
  • Michael Smith, Associate Director of Stockton Cares
  • Dr. Jongbok Yi, Associate Professor of Asian Philosophy

Scholarships Opening Now


Gilman Scholarship Info Session: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 12:30pm in Campus Center Meeting Room 1



Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a grant program that enables U.S. undergraduate students of limited financial means at two- year or four-year colleges or universities to study or intern abroad for academic credit, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. Awards are granted for fall, spring, summer, and academic year terms of up to $5,000, or $8,000 for students studying a critical need language.

Eligibility: Students need to be U.S. citizen, undergraduate student, and Pell-grant recipient.

Deadline: October 6, 2022 11:59pm Pacific Time

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Fund for Education Abroad Spring 2023 Scholarship is Open! 




Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is a non-profit organization that provides scholarrships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population. 

FEA awards up to $10,000 for an academic year abroad, $5,000 for a fall or spring semester abroad, and summer scholarships are pro-rated based on length of program.

While we encourage all students to apply for an FEA scholarship, preference is given to students of color, first-generation college students, community college students, and students with high financial need.

Applications for Spring 2023 study abroad scholarships are now open! 

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Boren Awards 2022 application is open!


Boren Awards provides up to $25,000 funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Recipients will commit to work in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

See more details of Boren Awards here. 

Other Education Abroad Scholarships 

AIFS Study Abroad

IFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the cost of their education. We believe a study abroad experience is an essential component of well-rounded university education and we are committed to providing financial assistance to as many students as possible in support of their goal to study abroad. AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support you can access, will help make study abroad attainable.
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API will award $1,000 to Stockton University for the calendar year 2021. 

Please notify the Office of Global Engagement in writing of your interest in the scholarship awards at least 10 days prior to the following deadlines: 

  • Winter/Spring: November 10
  • Summer:  April 15
  • Fall/Year:  June 25

The maximum affiliate scholarship award for semester, quarter and academic year students is $1,000. (The sum of affiliate scholarships and any other APIscholarship awards cannot exceed $2,000 for anyindividual semester/quarter/year student).  

The maximum affiliate scholarship for summer students and those enrolled in a stand-alone, credit-bearing internship program is $500. (The sum of affiliate scholarships and any other APIscholarship awards cannot exceed $1,000 for any individual summer or internship student).  

Students participating in 2-4 week academic programs (not falling within the summer term) can receive a maximum of $150 in APIscholarship credits.

Please note the following:

  • Students participating in customized or virtual programs are ineligible for affiliate scholarships.  
  • Unused scholarship credits do not carry over from year to year.
  • Scholarships cannot be applied to application deposits or confirmation payments.

More information on API Scholarship


CEA scholarships are open to all CEA program participants who meet the eligibility requirements; their objective is to aid students in subsidizing the cost of their study abroad program.
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CIEE has made it our mission to help every student who wants to study abroad have access to this life-changing experience. Toward this end, we offer a range of college study abroad scholarships and grants for students on our college study abroad programs. Check out the links here for eligibility requirements and award details.

At CISabroad, we want to make sure study abroad is affordable for you. Our program prices are some of the lowest you’ll find and we also offer study abroad scholarships and financial aid counseling. We'll help you study or intern abroad without breaking the bank!
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There is a list of scholarships and grants offered to students participating in one or more ISA program. Please see each scholarship description for eligibility requirements, application materials and required documents. Students selected for awards will be notified approximately six weeks after the scholarship application deadline.

Visit the ISA Eligibility Requirements & Scholarship Application for more information on eligibility, scholarship availability, and application instructions. 


Semester at Sea

Students do not necessarily need to qualify for standard forms of financial aid (such as Pell Grants) on their home campuses to be eligible for scholarships. Applicants are strongly encouraged to file the FAFSA and submit the Student Aid Report to ISE along with tax returns from the most recent tax year and any supplemental information that might be helpful in our review. International students are welcome to apply for any ISE scholarships.
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SAI Programs
SAI is pleased to offer scholarships to deserving students each academic year, open to all SAI participants who meet the eligibility requirements. 
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IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants were made available for U.S. students from a broad range of backgrounds to make it possible for them to participate in academic, internship or service-learning experiences abroad. With the goal to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education, a cohort of exceptional undergraduate students were selected, with consideration given to the following factors: financial need; status as first-generation college students; status as members of underrepresented racial/ethnic/gender groups; disabilities; and the lack of experience with travel abroad. 



Global E3 Application System - IIE

The Global E3 (Global Engineering Education Exchange) is a consortiumbased study abroad opportunity for undergraduate (and some graduate) engineers to be exchanged between top U.S. and international engineering university programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Students in the program take engineering coursework in an international setting while earning credit and paying tuition at their home university. More than 70 universities in nearly 25 countries worldwide are members of this academic exchange consortium (Global E3) administered by IIE.

Deadline: March for Fall Semester/Academic Year; October for Spring Semester



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The IIE-GIRE (Graduate International Research Experiences) program is a grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support U.S. engineering graduate students and their academic advisors, for graduate student research experiences abroad. The IIE-GIRE Fellowship offers 3–5 month grants for U.S. doctoral engineering students to pursue innovative research projects abroad and develop the skills to succeed in a globalized world while enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness and collective scientific knowledge. IIE-GIRE also provides $2,000 USD to each accepted student’s home faculty advisor to visit their student while abroad or help with internationalization efforts at their home institution.

Deadline: May and December



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Freeman-ASIA Sponsored by the Freeman Foundation, the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia provide funding to assist with study abroad program costs and related expenses for U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Interested students should apply to Freeman-ASIA before their study abroad program begins. Applications must also be endorsed by the applicant’s study abroad adviser by the deadline.

Deadline: April




Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by IIE. The Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables U.S. undergraduate students of limited financial means at two- year or four-year colleges or universities to study or intern abroad for academic credit, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. Awards are granted for fall, spring, summer, and academic year terms of up to $5,000, or $8,000 for students studying a critical need language.

Deadline: March for Summer & Fall/Academic Year programs; October for Spring & Early Decision Summer programs



Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by IIE. Fulbright is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Grant lengths and dates vary by country.

Deadline: October




Boren Awards Funding from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Up to $20,000 is awarded to undergraduates and $30,000 to graduate students. Recipients commit to work in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Deadline: January for graduate students; February for undergraduates



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Project Global Officer (Project GO) A Department of Defense initiative aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills of future military officers. Sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office and administered by IIE, Project GO provides institutional grants to U.S institutions of higher education with large ROTC student enrollments, to include the Senior Military Colleges. In turn, these institutions provide language and culture training to ROTC students from across the nation, funding domestic and overseas ROTC language programs and scholarships. Working in support of Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC Headquarters, Project GO facilitates collaborative efforts both among universities and ROTC leadership.

Deadline: January for overseas programs; February for domestic programs (applicant can apply to both programs, but can only choose one if offered both)



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The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Eligible students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education. 



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The U.S.-Central Asia Education Foundation (U.S.-CAEF) Enterprise Student Fellowship Program is a merit- and financial-need based scholarship program for citizens of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The scholarships are awarded to qualified candidates for undergraduate degrees in business administration, economics, applied mathematics and informatics, or software engineering at American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education. 




In 1974, American Councils for International Education developed the first exchanges between scholars from the former Soviet Union and the US. Today, we support collaborative education with some of the world's most strategically important nations and regions. 

The State Department Wants to Help You Learn a Foreign Language | Bureau of  Educational and Cultural Affairs


The U.S. government offers diverse programs that can help you learn a foreign language critical to national security and economic prosperity. 

2020 Diversity Abroad Conference | August 3-7, Virtual | Global Inclusion

Diversity Abroad Scholarships & Grants: Free database of scholarships that target minority, low-income and first-generation students 

 Resources | Eccles Global | David Eccles School of Business

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population. 


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Past Scholarships

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship -  a full scholarship for students to study abroad this summer.

This year’s cohort is once again co-sponsored by Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs, to commemorate the anniversary of Douglass’s first journey abroad to Ireland. Participants will be based in Dublin and visit other cities where Douglass campaigned against slavery, while meeting with government leaders and social justice activists. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a current undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
  • Identify as an ethnicity typically underrepresented on study abroad programs (e.g. American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander).
  • Submit a complete application no later than February 14, Frederick Douglass’s birthday.

As part of our commitment to expanding access to an international education, CIEE offers a $1500 Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant towards any in-person CIEE summer 2022, fall 2022 or spring 2023 program to all applicants who submit an application and meet all eligibility requirements but are not selected for the Fellowship. Additionally, Pell grant recipients can receive a $500 travel grant for airfare.

This short video has highlights from the program this past summer, including a welcome from Vice President Kamala Harris.


This fully-funded scholarship program consisting of a project-based course and an international field experience with attendance at the 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue is open to all undergraduate and master’s students. The program focuses on fostering intercultural communications, developing global leadership strategies, and pursuing ideas that confront equity and justice concerns of communities around the world.

Selected students, based on nominations from faculty or administrators, will participate in:

  • A project-based, design-thinking online course 
  • A week-long field study in Sweden
  • An immersive experience at the 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue where students will hear from a unique constellation of Nobel Laureates, world-leading scientists, policy makers, thought leaders, and Nobel Prize Museum, EF, and Forum leadership to discuss the most pressing global issues that concern us all.

Students will also have the opportunity to have their final projects displayed at the Nobel Prize Museum at the completion of the course.

Application due on May 5, 2021. Program will commence in Fall 2021 via online course, followed by international travel in December 2021. The program is funded by EF and the Forum on Education Abroad. Funding includes access to the course and materials, airfare to/from Sweden, accommodations, ground transportation, and all costs associated with program-related activities. Students are expected to cover any visa-related costs, snacks, and incidentals.

To include voices of diverse global learners and increase the quality of learning for all in the cohort, students from diverse communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Click here to apply for this great opportunity and learn more. 

Contact for any questions.

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Stockton University is prioritizing the goal to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational study abroad programs.

Stockton University together with the IIE American Passport Project is offering the opportunity for students to earn a free passport and travel to Greece for rising sophomore students who register for and complete 1 year (2 semesters) of either Modern or Ancient Greek and who:

  • Have NOT owned a passport
  • Are eligible for Pell Grants
  • Enroll in Modern or Ancient Greek for the 2021-2022 Academic semester

The cost of the passport will be free of charge. Hotel and Flight accommodations are also free of charge. The total cost of the trip will be $300 per students.

Please contact Professor David Roessel at David.Roessel@stockton.eduBY June 30  to sign up or for more information.


Info Session

Tuesday, June 22 at 2:30pm