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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 during the summer or 12 credits during the semester.

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:

  • 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 Application Form, found here.

Deadline and Submission: April 15, 2017 (*DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1). You may scan and email your completed application to or submissions will be accepted at the office up until 5pm..

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.


Global Scholarship Program (CNU-GSP):

GSP offers valuable opportunities for international students to have a better understanding of the Korean language and social customs through academic lectures. It is an ideal program for those who would like to broaden their perspective in Korean culture and lifestyle. Benefits are exemptions from tuition fees and on-campus accommodation fees with meals.

Eligibilty: Participants will be selected based on their financial situation, determination, and aspiration as explained in their documents and interviews.

How to Apply: 

  • Complete the SBU Study Abroad Application. Found here
  • Statement of Purpose.


  • Tuition waiver (up to 18 credits, 6 courses)
  • Free Intensive Korean Language Course (Optional). (20hrs/w for 10 weeks. The standard fee is KRW 1,300,000.)

Deadline and Submission: May 19, 2017. 

Only complete applications will be accepted.  All applications will be processed by the International Academic Programs Office.


After You Program Scholarship:

As an effort to increase university internationalization and to enhance social mobility, Ajou University initiated a new international initiative called “AFTER YOU” Program. It aims to provide overseas training opportunities for students who have limited opportunities in building international experiences. The program’s overarching goal is to benefit financially disadvantaged students from Ajou’s partner universities and to provide intensive global education at Ajou University for helping international students learn about Korea and broaden global perspectives. Click here to find extensive program details.

Eligibility: Participants will be selected based on their financial situation, determination, and aspiration as explained in their documents and interviews. 

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

  • Complete the SBU Study Abroad Application. Found here
  • Complete Scholarship Application.
  • Letter of self recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Complete application form can be found here.

Deadline and Submission: March 15, 2017 

Scholarship includes:

  • Program fee 
  • Accommodation
  • Round-trip airfare : within the set amount (to be noticed later)
  • Traveler’s insurance for the duration of the program

Only complete applications will be accepted.  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.

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.
Eligibility: Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
How to Apply: To apply students must fill an online application after determining their eligibility.
Deadline and Submission: Summer 2017 Student Deadline: March 1, 2017
                                          Summer 2017 Adviser Deadline: March 7, 2017 
                                          Fall/Academic Year 2017 Student Deadline: April 4, 2017
                                          Fall/Academic Year 2017 Adviser Deadline: April 11, 2017

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.The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.
Eligibility: Your study abroad or exchange place must be for the academic year and your place must be for a minimum of one semester.
How to Apply: To apply, please Click here.
Deadline and Submission: Applications for students studying abroad during academic year 2017/18 are now being accepted and the deadline for all applications will be the 15th June 2017.
Scholarships by Country

Italy:Click Here

Mario B. Mignone Scholarship for participants in SBU's Florence University of the Arts Program. (*Application deadline for Mignone Scholarship is April 15 2017)

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.


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