Study Abroad Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

Wondering how to finance your study abroad experience?  Many agencies, companies and organizations offer scholarships for international education. Federal grants and loans can also be applied!

Available Funding Sources:
  • Pell Grants
  • SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant)
  • Federal Subsidized Loan
  • Federal Unsubsidized Loan
Additional Scholarship Resources:
Study Abroad Scholarships:
  • Application period December – April
  • Awards up to $8,000 (Critical need Languages)
  • Pell Grant recipient
  • Undergraduate
  • Application period January - April
  • Awards up to $7,000 (Academic year)
  • Applies to study based programs in Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam)
  • Application period – (Fall) April 15, (Spring) October 1, and (Summer) March 1
  • Awards up to $1,000
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
CEA  (in partnership with NAFSA: Association of International Educators)
  • Application deadline – (Summer) April 10, (Fall) May 10, (Spring) Nov. 15
  • Awards up to $2,000
  • Scholarship Categories: Merit-Based, Diversity, Need-Based, Competitive & Distinction

Have questions?

Remember, there are opportunities to finance your study abroad program. For additional questions on financial aid and scholarships, contact Tom Lau, financial aid advisor, or call (323) 343-4905.