The Office of International Programs offers both merit-based and need-based scholarships. Participants on both Meredith faculty-led and affiliate semester or summer programs are welcome to apply! We strongly recommend all study abroad applicants sign-up for a funding workshop to learn more about scholarships and funding options.
Part 1: Online Application
Part 2: Short Answer Questions
- Send the above link to a faculty member who can speak to your strengths in the classroom (this can be your advisor if you’ve taken a class with them). Your faculty member will upload your letter via the Google Form. Please give your faculty at least 4 weeks notice.
- November 1 – Spring applicants
- February 15 – Summer and Fall applicants
Students may also apply for external scholarship funding:
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: for Pell Grant recipients
- Gilman-McCain Scholarship: for child dependents of active duty service members
- Fund for Education Abroad
- Diversity Abroad Scholarships & Grants
- Boren Awards for International Study
- Freeman-ASIA Awards:For study in Asia
- Critical Language Scholarship
- AIEJ Scholarship and ATJ Bridging Scholarship for study in Japan
- German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): for study in Germany
- IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
- GoAbroad.com scholarship database
- GoOverseas.com scholarship list
- Rotary Foundation
Students on Meredith Affiliate programs should also explore scholarships through their providers:
- CIEE scholarships
- IES scholarships
- API scholarships
- Arcadia scholarships
- DIS scholarships
- IFSA scholarships
- SFS scholarships
- SIT scholarships
Additional scholarship databases:
- College Board general scholarship search engine: Free online scholarship database.
- FastWeb: Free online scholarship database.
- Scholarships.com: Free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource.
- Federal Student Aid: U.S. government-sponsored scholarships and grants.
- Black Excel: One of the largest scholarship and resource databases for African American students.