International Programs Office
Student Success Center
Campus Box 1159
Study Abroad Coordinator
Dr. Ronald Schaefer
International Programs Director
The Study Abroad Ambassador Scholarship is based on a combination of academic performance, financial need, and willingness to serve as a volunteer "study abroad ambassador" upon return to SIUE. These awards are made available through the SIUE Office of International Programs; awards for semester long programs generally range from $500 - $1250 and awards for summer programs generally range from $250 - $500.
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must meet the following criteria at the time of application:
All awards are competitive! Students selected to receive a "Study Abroad Ambassador Scholarship" will be expected to provide a minimal number of volunteer hours (usually 10 - 15 hours) to the Office of International Programs to help support and promote study abroad. Typical volunteer activities include helping with the annual SIUE Study Abroad Fair (fall semester), assisting with a Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation Program, speaking about experience abroad in arranged class presentations or in study abroad informational meetings, writing a promotional narrative about study abroad experience for SIUE Study Abroad Website and/or monthly newsletter.
To apply, please submit the following items by the deadline corresponding to your study abroad program :
Submit all applications to:
Office of International Programs
0300 Student Success Center
SIUE Campus Box 1159
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship offers a competition for awards for study abroad, for US citizen undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university. This congressionally funded program is offered through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education. The Gilman scholarship program broadens the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who have been traditionally underrepresented in US study abroad and those with high financial need.
The Gilman Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. citizen undergraduate students at two- and four-year institutions to pursue country based undergraduate opportunities abroad of up to one year. To be eligible students MUST be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Dept. of State Travel Warning or in Cuba.
Scholarship award recipients are selected by following criteria:
For more information: http://www.iie.org/gilman
Gilman FAQs: http://www.iie.org/programs/gilman/faq/student.html
Boren Awards include David L. Boren Scholarships for undergraduate students and David L. Boren Fellowships for graduate students. They provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to add an important international and language component to their educations. Boren Awards focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
Foundation for Global Scholars
The Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization located in Westminster, CO, serving U.S. undergraduate and graduate students pursuing academic and internship programs abroad. Since its inception, FGS has awarded over $1 million dollars in scholarships to over 1,000 college students from all the over United States. Participants from over 300 colleges and universities have gone to every region in the world to pursue a variety of programs, including academic, research, and internship programs that vary in length from six weeks to a year. Scholarship awards range from $500-$2500.
Dr. Ina Stegen Scholarship for Salzburg College
Salzburg College and the Salzburg College Alumni Club are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for prospective Salzburg College Students. A scholarship of $2,000 will be available for every fall and every spring semester. The scholarship is open to students of all majors for their first semester of study abroad at Salzburg College, an SIUE approved study abroad site. For more details see the Salzburg College scholarship announcement flyer.
Students interested in study abroad at Salzburg College should contact Julie Beall-Marshall, Study Abroad Coordinator, at 650-2419 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
John Cabot University Study Abroad Scholarships
To recognize the important role visiting students have in promoting John Cabot University's mission, a limited number of scholarships are available for visiting students who qualify. Check the JCU scholarship website for deadlines and semester specific information.
CEA (Cultural Experiences Abroad) offers several unique scholarship opportunities open to CEA program participants. See http://www.gowithcea.com/financing/scholarships.html for full details.
Each year, AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study) awards more than $600,000 in scholarships and grants to deserving students. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.
Through SIUE’s affiliation with AIFS, SIUE students automatically receive a $400 grant for semester long AIFS programs and a $200 grant for summer programs. See AIFS Scholarships for information on additional scholarships and grants available to students participating in AIFS programs.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.
BUTEX offers scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad at a BUTEX affiliated university in the United Kingdom. The value of each scholarship is £500 and is paid to the selected recipients once they have arrived and registered at the U.K. host university.
Supports undergraduate US and Canadian students interested in studying, doing research, or completing an internship in GERMANY. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.
For details visit: http://www.daad.org/?p=46362.
Comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships and grants allow you to search by COUNTRY or by SUBJECT.
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