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Study Abroad Scholarships

Scholarships and Grants for Study Abroad

A select few organizations offer scholarships specifically for study abroad courses. Follow the links below to receive more information on the requirements and application process of each scholarship.

Gilman International Scholarships
Course of study must be at least 28 days in length. Contact the Global Engagement Office ( for more details.

Herron Scholarship for International Study
For Samford students with demonstrated financial need. Please use link below to download the application. For Summer and Fall 2018 programs, completed applications and recommendation letters must be delivered or emailed to the Global Engagement Office by December 1, 2017.

Herron Scholarship for International Study

American Archeology Abroad Scholarships
For students involved in archeological surveys and digs.

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA)
U.S. Student Programs
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580
Freeman-ASIA provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award amounts range from a maximum of $5,000 for a semester/quarter program to a maximum of $7,000 for an academic year program.

Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship for London
Lord Acton Scholarship

The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) in cooperation with Diversity Abroad are awarding grants per year in the amount of $2,000, $1,000 or $500 for undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a study abroad program in Turkey or Cyprus for a academic year, semester or summer. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American students who have already applied and been accepted to participate in a study abroad program at a university tin Turkey or Cyprus through an American educational institution or study abroad provider. See the TCA webiste for details.

Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year. You do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi. But you do have to:
• Attend an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter
• Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75
• Have applied and been accepted to a study abroad program
PKP Study Abroad Grants

CGE/CAPA Scholarships
As a member of the Consortia for Global Education (CGE), Samford students can apply for a study abroad grant to participate for any semester program offered by CAPA International Education. From September 2014-2015 a special CAPA grant will provide $10,000 again for semester scholarships for students enrolled in the CGE/CAPA study abroad locations during that time period.
CGE/CAPA Scholarships

Other Resources
NAFSA: Financial Aid for Study Abroad Students

Institute for International Education Study Abroad Funding
This website lists hundreds of scholarship, fellowship, grant, and internship opportunities for students wishing to study abroad. Scholarships are searchable by country and discipline.
IIE Sources of Funding