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 early September for Spring Semester
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Up to $5,000! Their new deadlines give you two shots at every season:
- Cycle 2: March 3rd (Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Academic Year 2020-2021, Winter 2021, and Spring 2021)
- Cycle 1: October 1st (Winter 2020-21, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021)
- Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant $1,000 grants for students with 3.75 GPA or higher. Deadlines: March 15, 2020 for Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021.
- 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, 2020
- List of scholarships for US College and University students (has a good list of government-sponsored scholarships!)
Louisville Scholarship for Summer
- Hershberg Scholarship If you are from Louisville, KY or surrounding counties and are interested in studying abroad for a summer term, you may be eligible to apply for the Hershberg Scholarship of at least $2,000! Deadline: February 14, 2020, for Summer 2020
- 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) Up to $7,000! Once-a-year deadline is April 6 for programs during the following terms: Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021.
- 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: (Spring 2020) December 20, 2019/ (Fall 2020) April 20, 2020
Contact the Education Abroad Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-985-3453, or drop by Woods-Penniman 205.