In addition to funding from Berea College, there are external scholarships to help pay for a term abroad. Some funds can be used for programs anywhere in the world, while others are specific to a region or country. Some scholarships are applicable only to a semester abroad, while others may be available for summer. Finally, some providers offer scholarships to participants in their programs. Please check out every possible option right away.
- Fund for Education Abroad Up to $10,000. Deadlines: Early January for Summer Semester and September for Spring Semester
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Up to $5,000. Deadlines: early March for summer, fall, & full year; early October for spring & early-notification summer abroad.
- Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant $1,000 grants for students with 3.75 GPA or higher. Deadlines: March 15, 2019 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020.
- National Security Education Program Boren Scholarship Up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. Deadline: Apply by January 18 through email@example.com.
- Rainbow Scholarship Deadline: January 11th, 2018
- List of scholarships for US College and University students (has a good list of government-sponsored scholarships!)
Louisville Scholarship for Summer Scholars
If you are from Louisville, KY or surrounding counties, and are interested studying abroad for a summer term, you may be eligible to apply for the Hershberg Scholarship!
- Hershberg Scholarship Deadline: Late February for following summer
- Bridging Scholarship (Japan) Deadline for Fall: early April
- JASSO Scholarship for Exchange Students (Japan) Your exchange school nominates you.
- BUTEX Scholarship (United Kingdom)
- DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship (Germany)
- Several scholarships (Germany)
- Freeman-ASIA (East and Southeast Asia) Recently re-launched! Up to $7,000.
- Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), or Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)
Awesome Abroad Scholarship Search Engines
- Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship For humanitarian projects.
- Global Studies Foundation Student Grant (Closed at the moment, but check back next year!)
- BrokerFish Scholarship Deadline December 21st
- Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline Fall: May 20/ Spring: December 20
Contact the Education Abroad Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-985-3453, or drop by Woods-Penniman 205.