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National Scholarships
AIFS American Institute for Foreign Study

Eligibility: AIFS operates study abroad programs in over 20 countries, including: Australia, Austria, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, & Multi-country programs in Europe.

Amount: Automatic Discount for UGA students: 
-$400 for semester programs 
-$200 for summer programs 

Students may also apply to AIFS for additional scholarships. 

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API- Academic Programs International

Eligibility: Program locations: England, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Scotland, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.

Amount: Automatic affiliate discounts for UGA students:
$200 for semester/year
$150 for summer

Additional Scholarships also available directly from API. 

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Arcadia University, College of Global Studies

Eligibility: Apply to Arcadia for Scholarships. Arcadia hosts study abroad programs Australia, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Southeast Asia, Spain, Tanzania, Turkey, and Wales.

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Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Eligibility: Pell Grant recipients only, semester, year and/or summer programs.


  • Summer/Fall Deadline: Early March
  • Early Bird Summer/Spring Deadline: Early October
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Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Eligibility: Work obligation with Federal Government after college; not for use in Western Europe or most English-speaking countries.

Deadline: Early January

Contact: Elizabeth Hughes Sears, Boren Awards Campus Representative, 001 Moore College,

Campus Interviews to take place in mid-January after the initial campus review.

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CAPA International Education

Eligibility: Program locations: Argentina, Australia, China, England, Ireland, Italy and Turkey.


$600 for semester
$300 for summer

Additional scholarships available directly from CAPA

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CEA-Cultural Experiences Abroad

Eligibility: Program locations: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, South Africa, & Spain.


$500 for full-year
$250 for semester
$100 for summer

Additional Scholarships also available directly from CEA.

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CIMBA, formerly CIU (Consortium Int’l University)

Eligibility: Business Program in Italy. Merit-based and need-based scholarships, plus RA positions.

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DIS (Denmark’s International Study Program)

Eligibility: Program location: Copenhagen, Denmark


$3,000 for a semester or year-long program
$300 for a 3-week summer session
$400 for a 4-week summer session

Additional scholarships available directly from DIS.

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Diversity Abroad Network Scholarship

Eligibility: UGA is a Diversity Network Institution. The Diversity Abroad Network, in cooperation with the STA Travel, will offer twenty summer scholarships for full-time students to offset the cost of travel to study abroad host country. Have minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA or the equivalent at an accredited university or college. Be willing to share their experiences abroad with the community via blogs (at least once a week), article submission (one or two article required depending on length of study abroad program) and participate in the Discussion Boards.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a university or college that is a member of the Diversity Abroad Network. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Amount: Each scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline: Early April

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Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship

The Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Fund was established to empower persons with disabilities to pursue their dreams to study, work, intern, travel, volunteer, and expand their horizons abroad.  This scholarship funds the cost of a U.S. passport ($135 value).


  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Provide a completed application to the AWD team at;
  • Provide proof of purchase of a U.S passport (receipt) and/or be ready to travel abroad and AWD will purchase your U.S passport.
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Foundation for Global Scholars

Eligibility: Multiple scholarships awarded for students with financial need.

Deadlines: Various, visit the website for more information

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Fulbright Scholarships

Eligibility: For upcoming and recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master's and doctoral candidates, young professionals and artists.

Deadline: Campus application deadline is usually in September each year.

Contact: Maria A. de Rocher, Honors Program, 212 Moore College, (706) 542-6908,

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Fund for Education Abroad

Eligibility: Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks between this upcoming May and May of next year.

Amount: Up to $10,000 (Academic Year); $5,000 (fall/spring semester); prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer).

Deadline: January

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IAU College Meredith Hope Emerson French Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: IAU College, with study abroad programs in Aix-en-Provence, France, is proud to introduce the Meredith Hope Emerson French Honors Scholarship Program for qualified UGA students interested in a semester or summer abroad with IAU College. The Scholarship Program, created in memory of Meredith - who was a former IAU French Honors Student - offers two half-tuition semester scholarships and one half-tuition summer scholarship for qualified UGA French students enrolled in IAU College French Studies classes.

Amount: Two semester scholarships, worth $5,200 each, are available. The summer scholarship, worth $2,100, will be awarded based on merit.

Deadlines: Spring Semester Program - November 15, Summer and Fall Semester Program - March 15

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IES (Institute for the International Education of Students)

Eligibility: Program locations: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Great Britain, European Union, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, and Spain.

Amount: $1,500 for semester/year Additional scholarships available directly from IES.

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IFSA-Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University

UGA students may apply for the UGA - Affiliate Scholarship. (Use OIE Education Abroad Scholarship Application) OIE - IFSA Butler Affiliate Scholarship Application. UGA students may also apply to IFSA-Butler for additional scholarships.

Eligibility: Program locations: Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, England, India, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Peru, Scotland, & Wales.

Amount: Up to $1,500, Additional scholarships available directly through IFSA-Butler

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ISA-International Studies Abroad

Eligbility: Automatic affiliate discount for UGA students. Program locations: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain.

Amount: $200 for all programs.

Additional scholarships available through ISA.

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OTS (Org. Tropical Studies)

Eligbility: Graduate Fellowships and undergraduate scholarships available.

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Phi Kappa Phi

Eligibility: For undergraduates only for study abroad or internship programs. The study abroad program must begin between this upcoming May and May of the next year. Minimum GPA 3.75.

Amount: $1,000.

Deadlines: February 15 or September 15 depending on program dates

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Sarah’s Wish Foundation

Eligibility: As of 2014, only former recipients of Sarah’s Wish Foundation scholarships are eligible to apply for funding from the Sarah’s Wish Foundation.

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SEC Academic Consortium

Eligibility: In-state tuition for students from SEC institutions participating in SEC study abroad programs.

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SFS (School for Field Studies)

Eligibility: Program locations: Australia, Bhutan, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Kenya, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Tanzania, Turks & Caicos, Vietnam.

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Syracuse University

Eligibility: Tuition discounts may be available to UGA students.

Contact: Ray Wihak, for current discount.

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Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarships

Eligibility: Fill out the short application at the link below which includes a 500 word essay on what the student hopes to learn from his/her host country.

Amount: $1,000 study abroad scholarship and one travel backpack. Two scholarships/year, one for the spring semester and one for the fall semester.

Deadlines: Applications for Fall semester due in May and Applications for Spring due in December.

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UNO Innsbruck International Summer School

Eligibility: Ambassador Awards for University of New Orleans summer program in Innsbruck, Austria. Awards based on academic achievement and financial need. 3.0 minimum GPA. Undergraduates only.

Amount: Includes a stipend of up to $3,000 and some hours helping the program staff while abroad.

Deadline: February 15

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Whitaker International Program

Eligibility: The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.

  • For graduate students only
  • Have U.S. citizenship OR be a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be in the field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering or a closely-related field (Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with substantive interest and background in Biomedicine).
  • Be no more than 3 years from the receipt of your most recent degree, or be currently enrolled.
  • Have language ability to carry out the proposed project in the host country at the time of departure.

Amount: 50 Fellow and Scholar Grants, 25 Summer Grants

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Zeta Phi Beta Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowship

Eligibility: Typically for full academic year programs only.

Deadline: Applications are accepted between September 1 and February 1, preceding the academic year.

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