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Please click on the links below to find out more information about each award, such as application details and deadlines, eligibility requirements and conditions, award amounts and contact information.


Lehigh University Funding for Lehigh-led short-term programs

Lehigh University Faculty-Led (credit-bearing )Travel Grant

Lehigh University Modern Languages Department

Lehigh University Asian Studies Department

Lehigh University Loans - Summer/Winter 2014-2015

Lehigh University Loans - Summer 2015 and Winter 15-16

Global Opportunities Grant

Lehigh University Funding for Semester programs

Exchange program travel grants

Lehigh University Modern Languages Department

Lehigh University Asian Studies Department


Semester study abroad students must choose programs from our approved program list, or contact the Study Abroad office to discuss program petition options.  Be sure to consider the total cost of attending a program prior to making a commitment.

Scholarships for First Generation College Students


Program Partners’ Aid and Scholarships:


Bridging Scholarships
About: To assist American undergraduates of any major with semester- or year-long study in Japan.

DAAD (German Academic Exchange)
About: Offers awards to qualified undergraduates for study abroad, senior thesis research, and/or internships in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
About: This scholarship provides U.S. undergraduates receiving a Pell Grant with the opportunity to study abroad. Applicants for a Gilman must be receiving a Pell Grant while they are studying abroad.

Shawn Carter Foundation-Gilman InternationalScholarship
About: The Shawn Carter Foundation partners with the Benajmin A. Gilman International Scholarship program to provide fully funded study abroad opportunities. Applicants must be receiving a Pell Grant while they are studying abroad.

National Security Education Program - David L. Boren Scholarship
About: Provides U.S. undergraduates with the resources and encouragement they need to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Importantly, NSEP scholarship recipients incur a service agreement requiring that they enter into an agreement to work in a position with the federal government with national security responsibilities upon graduation.

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX)
About: Scholarship helps U.S. and Canadian students study abroad at a BUTEX-affiliated institution in the UK.  Recipients must be registered to attend or study abroad at a BUTEX-affiliated institution for at least one semester.

Critical Language Scholarship
About: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. students.

Fund for Education Abroad
About: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs.

Hiliary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
About: This scholarship is given in memory of Hiliary Echo Douglas who was a study abroad advocate as well as a beloved daughter, wife, mother, and colleague. After college, she traveled to Vietnam with a Fulbright Fellowship to investigate modern theatre in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. After two more years working for various international cultural collaborations in Vietnam, Hiliary joined CET Academic Programs as the Vietnam Immersion Resident Director eventually transitioning to become the first CET Campus Relations Manager for the West Region until her death in 2008. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates Hiliary’s love for Vietnam and other cultures, her desire to give back to the world community, and her contagious love of life.

Rainbow Scholarship
About: This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving LGBT student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences.

DiversityAbroad.com Scholarship
About: DiversityAbroad.com offers scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students who participate in a study abroad program offered by a DiversityAbroad.com partner organization. Student must be willing to share their experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community via blogs, picture and videos (at least twice a week), participation in DiversityAbroad.com travel abroad forum and do a study abroad testimonial at the end of their time abroad.

Go! Study Abroad Scholarship
About: Scholarships are awarded to undergraduates studying abroad in any location for any length of time. Recipients must be successfully accepted into a study abroad program. Awards are given based on the creativity and analytical thinking displayed through writing, photo, and/or video submissions regarding their study abroad location. 

Learn, Intern, and Volunteer in Latin America (LIV Fund)
About: This scholarship is awarded to candidates interested in learning, interning or volunteering abroad in Latin America. Candidates must be coming to Latin America with an organized program or designing their own program. Applicants still waiting to be accepted to an abroad program are eligible to apply. Students, interns and volunteers who are already abroad are also eligible to receive funding. Applicants who are awarded the scholarship must agree to post at least three blog entries on the LIVFund blog detailing their abroad experience.

Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarships
About: The Foundation offers several scholarships. Each scholarship requires that students meet the general eligibility requirements of the Foundation as well as the separate requirements of each scholarship.  

Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad
About: Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who have been accepted into a study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. The recipient must share this experience with others upon his or her return – ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media. Applicants studying in strategically important countries and languages (as defined by the US Departments of State and Defense) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Golden Key International Honour Society Scholarships
About: The Golden Key International Honour Society offers many different scholarships.

bout: ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship
About: The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia Scholarship
About: This scholarship is for students from 18 Philadelphia-area universities, each of which can nominate one student. Five students are chosen for full-year (only!) scholarships for study at one of four different Scottish universities.


  • Guide to Scholarships, Grants, and Funding Sources in International Education and Other Disciplines; hard copy of this guide is available in the Study Abroad Office for in-office use only.
  • IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
  • GoAbroad.com Scholarship Search
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarships and Grants
    • Search for student airfare rates on Student Universe via Diversity Abroad’s site
  • Lehigh University's Office of Fellowship Advising is a good resource for outside scholarships and grants. Generally, you must apply for scholarships a year in advance.





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