Study Abroad Scholarships

There are many study abroad scholarships for students, this is not an exhaustive list. For additional scholarship information please contact us and talk to your home university’s study abroad advisor.


TBC Need-Based Study Abroad Scholarships

$500 - $2,000

The Beijing Center offers several need-based study abroad scholarships for students participating in the semester or year program. Awards range from $500 to $2,500. These are based on demonstrated financial need and require a brief essay.


TBC Merit-Based Study Abroad Scholarships


The Beijing Center offers three $1,000 study abroad scholarships to all U.S. students. These are academically awarded and require a brief essay.


Freeman-ASIA Study Abroad Scholarship


Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad.


Fund for Education Abroad


Award amounts of up to $10,000 (full year abroad); $5,000 (fall/spring semester abroad); prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer programs)


Gilman international scholarship


Recipients receive up to $5,000 and are available for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad and credit-bearing internships abroad. Also, students studying Mandarin (a critical need language) are automatically considered for the Gilman Critical need Language Award, with a total award of $8,000.


Boren Awards for International Study


Provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interest. Maximum scholarship awards are $10,000 for a semester program and $20,000 for a full academic year.


Diversity Abroad Summer Scholarship


Offers $1,000 awards for full-time students attending a member institution in Australia, Canada, the U.K., or the U.S. Review the application requirements.


Foundation for Asia Pacific Education 


Award amounts vary however will range in increments of $500 to $1,500.