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EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
PROGRAM PARTNER SCHOLARSHIPS AND AID
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:
LEHIGH-LED TRAVEL GRANTS
Lehigh University Modern Languages Department
About: Primarily used to support students on programs including instruction in a langauge taught at Lehigh University. Course taight in English are NOT eligible.
Lehigh University Asian Studies Department
Lehigh University College of Arts & Science
About: Need-based travel grant available to any Lehigh student currently on Financial Aid at Lehigh University enrolled in the College of Arts & Science who has applied to a Lehigh-Led credit-bearing program.
Lehigh University College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
About: Need-based travel grant available to any Lehigh student currently on Financial Aid at Lehigh University enrolled in the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences who has applied to a Lehigh-Led credit-bearing program.
Lehigh University "Lehigh in..." Travel Grant
About: Need-based travel grant available to any Lehigh student currently on Financial Aid at Lehigh University who has applied to a Lehigh-Led credit-bearing program.
Lehigh University Undergraduate Student International Co-Curricular Experiences Pilot Grant Program
About: To provide supplemental financial support for undergraduate students who wish to further their personal, professional, and educational development by participating in a non-credit bearing international experience which is vetted and approved by the International Experiences Advisory Group. Students who participate in an international experience will return to campus and provide opportunities for others to learn from their experience and/or to inspire other students to consider participating in an abroad experience during college
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAVEL GRANTS
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.
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.
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.
Glimpse: The Correspondents Program
About: Each fall and spring, Glimpse selects 10 correspondents to create long-form travel writing pieces. These correspondents are writers, photographers, and/or filmmakers with an exceptional eye for unique, under-reported, and compelling stories told with great detail and even greater humility. Correspondents work with Glimpse editorial staff and pieces are then published on Matador.
The Correspondents Program is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. To qualify for the Correspondents Program, you must be living abroad for at least 10 weeks during the spring or fall. You must have regular access to email while abroad, and be willing to commit to a professional editorial process.
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.
- 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.