Scholarship and Fellowship Options

API Study/Intern Abroad Scholarships

Worldwide options

  • EWU Affiliate 3rd Party Provider
  • Awards range from $250 - $1,000 per student
  • Visit API Scholarships page

AIFS Program Scholarships

Worldwide options

  • EWU Affiliate 3rd Party Program
  • Scholarship Awards range from $500 to 50% off the program price. The average award amount is $1000.  
  • Applicant must be participating in AIFS program to be eligible for these scholarships.
  • Visit the AIFS scholarships homepage

Bridging Scholarships 


  • Scholarship awards up to $2,500 for the semester; $4,000 for the year.
  • The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American students studying abroad in Japan for a semester or academic year. Funding for summer study is not offered.
  • Undergraduates in any field are eligible. Previous language study not required.
  • Awarded once in the fall and once in the spring. Application deadline for fall study is typically in April; for spring study the deadline is typically in October.
  • Visit the Bridging homepage

Boren Fellowships

Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East

  • Scholarship Awards up to $20,000 a year; Fellowships up to $30,000 a year.
  • Boren Scholarships and Fellowships focus on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. It draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including: sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness.
  • Awarded once per year. Semester and academic year awards, preference is given to year-long study. Summer awards for STEM students only.
  • Both Boren Application cycles open once per year in late August. The Fellowship application closes in January; the Scholarship application closes in February.
  • Earlier on-campus deadline required by the program.
  • Visit the Boren homepage

Chinese Government Scholarships Program for U.S. Students


  • This program includes full funding scholarships and partial scholarships.
  • The China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarships cover different durations of study at a host institution, depending on a student's application.
  • Information about host institutions can be found on the CSC website.
  • Note that the application deadline is early April.

Critical Language Scholarship

Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish or Urdu

  • The scholarship provides full funding.
  • CLS is for American students to participate in group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences overseas each summer.
  • Students in any field are eligible to apply but must have completed at least first year of university study prior to program
  • Awarded once per year. Application cycle is open from mid-summer through mid-November.
  • Visit the Critical Language Scholarship homepage

DAAD Scholarships 


  • There are a variety of scholarships offered through the DAAD program.
  • The goal of DAAD is to support study in Germany through classroom study at a German university, fine arts participation, Internship and/or research.
  • Consult the DAAD website to research the scholarships available.
  • Visit the DAAD homepage

Diversity Abroad

Worldwide options

  • Get access to exclusive diversity study abroad scholarships and grants from Minority, Low Income and First Generation students are encouraged to use this resource.
  • Visit Diversity Abroad scholarships

Education New Zealand

New Zealand

  • The awards will provide support for U.S. students who participate in study abroad programs at New Zealand’s universities and Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics—commonly referred to as ITPs, and offering technical and applied degree programs. 
  • Education New Zealand Generation Study Abroad Study Abroad Travel Awards, worth US$2,000 each, will be granted to seven students demonstrating the talent and flair to be ambassadors for New Zealand as an international education destination.
  • A further 26 Generation Study Abroad Excellence Awards, each worth US$500, will be offered by New Zealand’s eight universities and participating ITPs to assist with the up-front cost of traveling to New Zealand. 
  • Visit the Education New Zealand page for the application and other scholarship details.

FULBRIGHT (must be at minimum a graduating senior)

Worldwide Options


  • Award includes round trip airfare to and from the host country, funding to cover room and board as well as incidental costs based on the cost of living in the host country.
  • The U.S. Student Program provides multiple avenues for which to consider applying. These areas include Academic research/study grants, English Teaching Assistantships, or Projects in the Creative and Performing Arts and Creative Writing.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens who will have earned a Bachelor's degree before the Fulbright award begins. The Fulbright program is merit based.
  • Awarded once per year.
  • Application cycle opens in May and closes in October.
  • Earlier on-campus deadline required by the program.
  • Visit Fulbright U.S. Student Program homepage

FULBRIGHT CANADA  U.S. Student Program

  • Award amount $15,000.
  • Encourages and promotes bi-national collaborative research and thoughtful public debate on topics that reflect the broad range of contemporary issues relevant to Canada, the United States and the relationship between the two countries.
  • Open to any area of study but the following areas are especially key: humanities, communications and culture, Canada-American relations, public policy, topics relating to culture and environmental law, indigenous issues, and science. Must be U.S. citizen.
  • Awarded once per year.
  • Application cycle opens once per year from May until OctoberEarlier on-campus deadline required by the program.
  • Visit the Fulbright Canada U.S. Student Program homepage

Fund for Education Abroad

Worldwide Options

  • Award amount up to $10,000.
  • FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for underrepresented students to participate in education abroad programs by providing grants and scholarships.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents participating in a minimum 4 weeks of Study Abroad.
  • Awarded once per year.
  • Application cycle opens in November and closes in January.
  • Awards are for summer and the following academic year's fall and spring.
  • Visit the Fund for Education Abroad home page

Generation Study Abroad

The scholarship program is intended to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education, especially in support of high-achieving, low-income students.

Gilman Scholarship

Encourages destinations world-wide but especially outside of traditional destinations such as Australia, New Zealand and Western Europe

  • Average amount is $4000.
  • The program aims to diversify the U.S. students who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go by financially assisting students who may not otherwise have access to the opportunity. 
  • First Generation students are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must be receiving the Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that they will be receiving the grant while Studying Abroad.
  • Must be participating in a Study Abroad that will last for at least four weeks.
  • Destinations under a U.S. Department of State warning are prohibited.
  • Awarded twice per year. 
  • Students should apply the semester prior to their planned time overseas.
  • Application cycle for Summer, Fall and the Academic Year opens in January and closes in March; application cycle for Spring opens in August and closes in October.
  • Earlier on-campus deadline required by the program.
  • Visit the Gilman homepage


  • $500 Scholarship for Semester Program
  • Additional $250 Scholarship for All Students who submit their program deposit by October 30th
  • Visit the Global Semesters Homepage

Worldwide options

  • Searchable website that provides information on scholarships, internships, and inexpensive volunteer programs that can help fund your study abroad experience.


Institute of International Education

Worldwide options

  • Comprehensive list of scholarships connected to IIE is a list of possible funding for International students, U.S. students, U.S. veterans/families, etc.,
  • Scholarships and award amounts vary.
  • Visit the IIE's Scholarship Program homepage

ISA Scholarships

Worldwide options

KEI Affiliate Grant

Worldwide options

  • EWU Affiliate 3rd Party Provider
  • $1,000 award
  • To be eligible, students must be participating on a KEI semester, trimester, quarter or yearlong program
    during the 2017-18 Academic Year.
  • KEI Affiliation Grants may not be used towards summer programs.
  • Contact Elena Axton for more information or call 509-359-2331.

Killam Fellowships 


  • $5,000 award for semester and $10,000 award for the academic year.
  • Killam Fellowships provide outstanding American students either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in Canada.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens in good academic standing and full-time undergraduate degree seeking students at an accredited U.S. school.
  • Awarded once per year for the following academic year. 
  • Application cycle opens during the summer and closes in early January.
  • Visit the Killam homepage

Marshall Scholarships (Graduating Seniors/ Graduate)

United Kingdom

  • Award amount varies by situation but it is for approximately $35,000 a year.
  • Marshall's goal is to further the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions.
  • Applicants apply for either the traditional, two year scholarship or the one year scholarship. To be eligible you must be a U.S. citizen and have earned your undergraduate degree prior to the beginning of the Marshall program but after April 2010.
  • Your undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.7.Awarded once per year.
  • Application cycle opens in late spring and closes in early October.
  • Earlier on-campus deadline required by the program.
  • Visit the Marshall homepage

Phi-Kappa Phi

Destinations around the world

  • Award amount $1000.
  • The award can be used with travel anywhere in the world but you must be doing a Study Abroad which relates to your field of study.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75. The student does not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi.
  • Awarded once per year.
  • There are two application cycles per year (February 15th and September 15th) that depend on the individual's travel dates. Visit the Phi Kappa Phi page under Study Abroad FAQ to find out which application cycle is right for you.
  • Visit the Phi Kappa Phi homepage

School for International Training (SIT)

Worldwide options

  • Award amounts vary from $500 to $5,000.
  • The Pell Grant Match Scholarship is available for more than 30 programs.
  • Must be participating in an SIT program to be eligible.
  • Visit the SIT scholarship homepage