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IAP Study Abroad Scholarship:

We are excited to announce the designation of funds for various scholarships to be offered to Stony Brook University students studying abroad. These scholarships have been developed to award high-achieving students with funds to offset the cost of study abroad.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a Matriculated Stony Brook University undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.8, pursuing their first bachelor’s degree.

  • Must apply for and be accepted to one of Stony Brook University’s programs either at a partner institution or faculty-led.

  • Attending a program in which they will earn a minimum of 6 credits.

Eligibility based on merit and cost of program. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: To apply, students should submit the following:

  • Complete Scholarship Application.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (we will use those submitted through your study abroad application).
  • 1 page essay describing How you feel this study abroad experience will positively influence your career.
  • Complete the application form, found here.

Deadline and Submission: April 15, 2017.

Awards range from $500 - $3,000 based on cumulative SBU GPA.

Only complete applications will be accepted. This program is an internal scholarship in which all applications will be processed by the International Academic Programs Office.


SUNY Diversity Abroad Honors Scholars Program:
See attachments for details, all applications for Summer and Fall 2017 must be submitted to the Study Abroad and Exchange Office (E-1340 Melville Library) no later than 5:00 PM on March 1st, 2017

For more information about the Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program(DAHSP) Guidelines: Click Here

To download the Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program(DAHSP) Application: Click Here

To download the Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program(DAHSP) Recommendation Form: Click Here

Only complete applications will be accepted. This program is an internal scholarship in which all applications will be processed by the International Academic Programs Office.

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: Click Here
Offers awards for study abroad to U.S. citizen students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2 year or 4 year college or university. Selected by competition, recipients are awarded up to $5000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.

The Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships:Click Here
The Fund for Education Abroad offers a number of scholarships for US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in US universities and colleges planning to study abroad for at least four weeks between September and August. Awards include a general scholarship as well as a number of dedicated scholarships.


Diversity Abroad Network Scholarships:Click Here
Diversity Abroad offers scholarships for summer study abroad programs, underrepresented students in study abroad, and students studying in Asia. Award amounts vary.
David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships: Click Here
Focuses on geographical areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Emphasized world regions include Africa, Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Study of a foreign language appropriate to the identified country must be part of each proposal.
US Fulbright Student Program: Click Here
Offers a variety of opportunities for research, study, and creative activity abroad.
Scholarships by Region


Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA):Click Here
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
BUTEX (British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association):Click Here
The Scholarship is open to all undergraduate students currently registered at an institution in the USA or Canada. To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university which is BUTEX affiliated. Your study abroad or exchange place must be for the academic year and your place must be for a minimum of one semester. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.


Scholarships by Country


Italy:Click Here
Mario B. Mignone Scholarship for participants in SBU's Florence University of the Arts Program
Germany:Click Here
Scholarships available for semester study abroad programs in Germany! The application deadline for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 is January 31, 2017. For additional information on this grant and how to apply, please visit:

Konstanz, Germany:
The city of Konstanz is located at the intersection of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Situated on the Bodensee (or Lake Konstanz) in the foothills of the Swiss Alps, its unique geography lends itself to outdoor pursuits of all kinds. Group excursions include an medieval castle in Meersburg, the Vorarlberg region of Austria, and the state of Liechtenstein. Participants take German language courses, and fulfill general education requirements. Students earn GLO, LANG, EXP+, and SBS+. The $800 Program Fee includes housing and excursions.

All participants in the Summer in Wuhan program will receive a scholarship from and be hosted by Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL), partner university of SBU’s Confucius Institute. ZUEL is located in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and one of the most ancient cities in China. Cultural excursions include the ‘Bund’ in Shanghai, the Three Gorges, the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall of China. The $1,000 Program Fee includes housing, three meals per day, excursions, and in-country travel.

Korea:Click Here
TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) is a Korean government sponsored internship/scholarship program which invites undergraduate students in English-speaking countries to Korea to teach English in elementary school after-school programs either for 6 months or 12 months. TaLK scholars work for 15 hours on average a week. Upon arrival, they participate in a month-long orientation before field assignment. Benefits include stipends (approx. $1,500 a month), $400 settlement allowance upon arrival and free housing. Application deadline is due April 1 for Fall.


The Okayama University Scholarship is offering a scholarship to international students based on the Okayama University International Exchange Fund. The students who enroll in Exchange Program Okayama (EPOK) and do not receive JASSO Scholarship can apply for this scholarship. Please Click Here

The Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan aids undergraduates majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university in the US. Please Click Here

The Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan aid students while abroad. Eligible students include juniors and seniors at US universities with an interest in economics and international finance who have been accepted for study in Japan for the academic year. Please Click Here

The JASSO/Japanese Student Service Organization Scholarships are private scholarships for select programs in Japan. Please Click Here

Challenge Your Perspectives 2015: One American bachelor's student will be awarded with a full tuition fee waiver for a master’s program at Chalmers University of Technology, in the Technology Management and Economics department and a summer job at Volvo in 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The programs for the scholarship include: Entrepreneurship and Business Design, Management and Economics of Innovation, Quality and Operations Management, and Supply Chain Management.

Click Here for more information.

Mini-grants are available for the Summer in Russia programs, ACLI and Explore St Petersburg! Apply Here

National and Private Scholarships for Graduate Study Abroad


Teach & Learn in Spain Study Program:Click Here
The objective of the Teach & Learn in Spain Study Program is to provide native English speaking students with the opportunity of spending a whole academic year in Spain, studying a Master´s Program from the Universidad de Alcalá under a scholarship scheme, while doing an internship as language assistants in schools of the region od Madrid- Comunidad de Madrid. Internships include a stipend.

Chinese Government Scholarship Offered for International MA Program in Educational Leadership and Policy:Click Here
This program will enroll 25 international students for 2012 with generous financial support from the Chinese Government. Around the top 40% of the international students will be awarded a full Chinese Government Scholarship based on candidates' academic excellence covering their tuition fees and living expenses for two years. Other students will also have the opportunity to get Beijing Government Scholarships which will cover tuition for at least one year.

Tongji University Scholarship:Click Here
Since our establishment in 2002, IESD has enrolled 160 international Master students and 46 Ph.D students from over 45 countries. Many excellent and hard-working students have been offered internships in international organizations including the headquarters and regional offices of United Nations agencies. Many high-level academic forums and student activities in IESD and Tongji are also open for participating students.
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