External Scholarships

Several top-rated scholarships are available from external (non-GEO) program providers or based on  demographic characteristics. All vary in eligibility and deadlines.

Non-GEO Programs (CIEE, IE3, SIT, and DIS)

Other Sources

New study abroad scholarship opportunities emerge every year from a variety of sources. The following is a list of national and international financial aid resources.

  • FinAid: Provides general information for use of Federal aid, as well as links to large “searchable” databases for scholarships, loans and grants.
  • Go Abroad: Online directory that can connect students with a variety of study abroad scholarship opportunities.
  • Go Overseas: Offers several different scholarships, including a Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship, a Volunteer Abroad Scholarship, a Teach Abroad Scholarship, and scholarships for specific countries.
  • IIE Study Abroad Funding: Comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants that allows you to search by country or subject.
  • IIE Travel Grants: Made possible by the generous support of private donors.
  • International Education Financial Aid (IEFA): Premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.
  • International Scholarships: Search site for financial aid, college scholarships, and international scholarships.
  • Oregon Student Assistance Commission: Provides financial aid and scholarship information for Oregon residents. See "Scholarships Programs" for a list of current awards administered by the Commission.
  • Scholarships.com: Scholarship search engine that helps students find scholarship opportunities for college, including funding for studying abroad.
  • Rotary International: Search for scholarships that support the six causes of your local Rotary Club.

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