There are many scholarships out there for education abroad programs.
This site contains a list of scholarships available for students interested in studying abroad. The information is organized into section, campus scholarships, Pennsylvania State System scholarships, and nationwide scholarships.
As you look through this list, don’t forget to also check other sites like
StudyAbroad.com and the
Institute for International Education. They are also a great resource for education abroad scholarships.
IUP students studying for a semester or longer qualify for these scholarships if they meet the criteria that the scholarship donors have specified. Decision on these scholarships will be made based on the materials that you submit for your education abroad application.
Marla Sabo Scholarship for Studies Abroad
IUP's Office of International Education and the University of Essex were awarded a European Union Erasmus+ grant to establish these scholarships which fund most of the travel and living costs during a semester-long, education abroad program at UE. Selected students will receive
a scholarship of +4000 Euros (approx. $4,650 at current exchange rate).
To apply, submit the following:
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Andy Kent via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Office of International Education at 724-357-2295.
The following opportunities are for IUP students who are participating in an education abroad program, a Pennsylvania resident, and a Pell or PHEAA grant recipient.
The PASSHE Study Abroad Award is a needs-based award, which shall provide financial support to select State System students for international educational opportunities (study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs, and independently-arranged programs). In helping to defray the additional costs
associated with international educational experiences (travel, passport, visas), the PASSHE Study Abroad Award strives to assist a wide range of State System students from diverse academic backgrounds to take advantage of the variety of academic programs offered throughout the world. The PASSHE
International Education Council plans to make awards ranging from $500 to $2,000, depending on duration, location, and type of program.
Students will return
completed applications to the Office of International Education by the deadlines posted on the application.
The Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) started this scholarship to provide funding for PASSHE students to participate in international educational experiences to help them explore cultures, life experiences and world views different
from their own. There will be 10 awards at $2000 each / year.
This link contains the
scholarship application and information.
Other scholarships for Study Abroad which students can obtain information and apply independently. There are many sites that list available scholarships. Two that we feel are particularly useful for students are:
IIE Passport to Study Abroad Funding.
In addition to these websites, we have compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for study abroad below.
The Educational Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington, D.C. has approved ten (10) Chinese Government Scholarship awards specifically for American undergraduate students attending AASCU member colleges and universities who wish to study at a
Chinese university for the 2014-2015 academic year. Each scholarship is valued at approximately $10,000.00 U.S. dollars. The scholarships will be distributed to the host universities in China, not directly to the American students. International round-trip airfare is the responsibility of
The detailed information is listed on our website:
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