*The following scholarships are available only to students participating in the hosting organizations’ programs.
Academic Programs International (API)
API Regional Scholarship
The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America, and South Pacific) provide awards for API participants that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.
API First Generation Scholarship
API is pleased to support participants on our programs who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students. In order to be eligible, students must meet the following requirements: have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher; be a first-generation college student (i.e., parents and grandparents did not attend a college or university); show financial need.
API STEM Scholarship
The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students. In order to be be eligible, students must meet the following requirements: have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher; major in an area classified as a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics); show financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who are taking courses related to their major while abroad.
API Student Athlete Scholarship
It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply. The API Student-Athlete Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
API DACA Scholarship
The API DACA scholarship is designated to provide financial assistance to an API participant who is the recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The scholarship awards $575 to an eligible participant to help offset the cost of applying for Advance Parole. We will take into consideration your academic record and essay detailing your financial circumstances, background and motivation for studying abroad. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.
API Diversity Scholarship
API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support participants on our programs who hail from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to be eligible, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.
API Intern Scholarship
API is proud to award two semester and two summer scholarships for $500 each to participants on our international internship programs.
Scholarship Application for Study Abroad: The College of Global Studies The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is committed to an extensive scholarship program awarding more than $2 million annually. Eligibility is based on financial need and aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participating in a study abroad program or staying home.
CEPA Foundation Scholarships (Germany and France)
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Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)
CIEE will provide all Ramapo students with a guaranteed $2000 scholarship for semester programs and $500 scholarship for summer programs in the Asia and Pacific Region (Australia, China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand). There is no application required. (Valid Spring 2019, Summer 2019 & Fall 2019)
CIEE Global Institute: Open Campus Grants
(Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome & Santiago)
Ramapo College students have the opportunity for the CIEE Open Campus Grants, in the amount of $5,000 each, for CIEE Global Institute: Open Campus programs. Some conditions apply. Please speak to the International Progams Advisor for more details
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Cape Town, South Africa
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The GAIN Scholarship was developed to aide in diversifying study abroad by providing opportunities for students who are economically challenged, from diverse backgrounds, students with documented disabilities, or underrepresented fields of study. Eligibility Available to CIEE Study Center applicants only. The applicant must self-identify as one or more of the following:
- majoring in an academic area traditionally underrepresented in study abroad
- a member of a social or ethnic group traditionally underrepresented in study abroad
- a 1st generation college student
- a military veteran or ROTC member
- an NCAA athlete
- a non-traditionally aged student
- have demonstrated financial need and/or
- otherwise define barriers to overcome in order to be able to study abroad
GAIN Reward The GAIN Rewards were developed to help provide grants to further assist students who are selected as awardees by the highly respected Benjamin A. Gilman and David L. Boren Scholarship programs. Eligibility Available to CIEE Study Center applicants only. The applicant must have been selected to receive the Boren Scholarship for International Study or the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, and have greater than $1000 in outstanding, documented financial need. (NOTE: Students apply for the CIEE GAIN Reward prior to learning if they have received the Boren or Gilman award, and will be prompted by CIEE at a later date to submit additional documentation that they have been granted these awards, and to update financial aid information.) The Ping Foundation From 1993-2004, Dr. Charles Ping served as the Chairman of the CIEE Board of Directors. To honor Dr. Ping’s service to CIEE, the organization established a permanent endowment in his name: The Ping Foundation. The Foundation aims to serve CIEE’s mission through three activities; advocacy for international educational exchange, research designed to advance the field of international educational exchange, and funding of scholarship programs. The following awards are funded through the Ping Foundation:
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
DIS offers need-based scholarships allocated from various funds to study abroad with DIS: Click Here
- DIS Scholarship – need-based up to $5,000 per semester; $250-1,000 per summer depending on course/program selection
- Work-Study Scholarship – up to $500 per semester (limited number)
- Diversity Scholarship – DIS seeks to promote a diverse student body by providing need-based financial support to academically excellent students from populations traditionally underrepresented in study abroad. Such students may have diverse ethnic, racial, cultural, economic, sexual orientation and educational backgrounds and experiences. First generation college students (meaning neither parent has a college degree from any country) are also encouraged to apply. Funding is available up to $5,000 per semester, $250-1,000 per summer depending on course/program selection
International Studies Abroad
ISA awards over $600,000 in grants and scholarships to participating students each year in a variety of categories, amounts and eligibility. Visit the website for more information on their scholarships, as well as scholarships available through their partner host institutions.
ISA will also offer the following guaranteed scholarships (in support of Ramapo’s Year of Asia & the Pacific – through Fall 2019):
School for Field Studies
SFS awards over $330,000 in need-based scholarships and grants each year, and about 90% of students who apply for SFS aid receive it. The application is due at least 60 days before the program begins for semester applicants, and at least 30 days before the program begins for summer applicants.
SIT Study Abroad
SIT Study Abroad offers numerous scholarship opportunities to provide greater access to international opportunities. In addition, we would like to highlight the following: Pell-Matching and RCNJ-SIT scholarships.
Students with demonstrated need will be eligible for a New Horizons Grant of $2500 for a new semester program and $1500 for a new summer program. These grants are awarded for the first two terms that the new program is offered.
SIT – Pell Matching Scholarship Program
SIT study abroad offers a scholarship program for undergraduate Federal Pell grant recipients. SIT will automatically match a student’s Pell award used for a semester program with SIT, thereby placing high quality, field-based study abroad programs within greater financial reach of a wider range of undergraduate students.
SIT – Study Abroad Scholarship (for RCNJ Students only)
Ramapo College students have the opportunity to apply for a SIT Study Abroad Scholarship. This scholarship can be used towards SIT Study Abroad semester or summer programs. The maximum award for a semester program is $5000 and the maximum award for a summer program is $2000. Ramapo College students must demonstrate financial need, be in-state residents, and meet SIT admissions requirements to be eligible.
Summer/Fall Application Deadline: early March
Spring Application Deadline: early October
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University College Dublin – Generation Study Abroad Scholarship
UCD is proud to be a commitment partner of the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad (GSA) initiative. In support of the initiative’s aim to substantially increase the number of American students studying abroad, UCD is delighted to announce the UCD Generation Study Abroad Scholarship.
All tuition-fee paying American students participating in UCD Study Abroad programs for the full academic year are eligible for a €1,000 tuition fee GSA Scholarship.
For more information about the UCD Generation Study Abroad Scholarship and application: Click Here