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Office of International Programs

Study Abroad Scholarships

 
There are lots of opportunities to fund your study abroad experience. We encourage you to research and apply as soon as possible.
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
    • The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. The Gilman Scholarship is open to students of all majors, who are receiving a federal Pell Grant at a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Awards are up to $5,000. Applications for the Summer and Fall semesters are due in March, the Spring semester applications are due in October.
    • For more information visit the Gilman Website: http://www.iie.org/gilman
  • Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) General Scholarship
    • General Scholarships for undergraduates of any major who are willing to promote education abroad on campus upon return from their study abroad program. The next application cycle will open on October 15, 2012 and will be for students planning to study abroad in the 2013-2014 academic year (i.e. Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014). Awards are up to $10,000.
    • For more information visit: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/scholarships/
  • Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) BASAA Scholarship
    • Open to students who attend a US university/college located in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Connecticut. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.
    • For more information visit: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/scholarships/
  • Boren Awards
    • Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. The 2013-14 application will be available in late-August 2012, with an application deadline on February 13, 2013.
    • For more information visit: www.borenawards.org


Please contact Jessica Walsh (walshje@merrimack.edu) with any questions or to request additional information.