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External Scholarships

There are many external study abroad funding resources that students can research independently. Eligibility requirements and application instructions vary by organization. These opportunities are not administered by NYU, and students must contact organizations directly for more information.

Have you found a scholarship not on our list? To share additional scholarship resourses or suggest updates to this page please email cas.summerabroad@nyu.edu with the subject line “Scholarship Resource.”

 

The Diversity Abroad Network “Diversity Network” will offer summer scholarships in the amount of $500 for full-time undergraduate (both community college and university level) students attending a member institution in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States.  See website for full details and eligibility requirements: http://www.diversitynetwork.org/scholarships

Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with the AIFS Foundation, will offer $500 scholarships for fall 2013, spring 2014 and summer 2014 study abroad. Five scholarships are available for the summer, and five are available for the fall and spring. Economically disadvantaged students, first-generation, students with disabilities and ethnic and racial diverse students are strongly encouraged to apply. http://www.diversityabroad.com/scholarships

 

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad with an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. http://www.globalstudiesfoundation.org

FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/scholarships/

Boren Scholarships offer unique opportunities for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. http://www.borenawards.org/program

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences in 13 critical need languages for U.S. students in higher education. http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/critical-language-scholarship-program

One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 245 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2013–14 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/

The Fund for International Service Learning (FISL) is offering $500 scholarships to aid students who are enrolled (or in the process of enrolling) in a credit-bearing International Service Learning program. Recipients are selected based on their academic and professional goals and accomplishments, as well as financial need. http://www.fisl.org/apply

The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs

The Wasserman Center is committed to supporting NYU students as they pursue limitless opportunities. The purpose of this $1,000 award is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid internships in the arts, education, public service and other not-for-profits. http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/funded_internship.php

LIVFund is excited to offer its scholarship in 21 countries including Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. The scholarship competition is open to anyone who meets the eligibility conditions and needs help covering program or living abroad expenses. http://www.livfund.org/scholarship/what-is-the-livfund-scholarship/

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. http://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia

Dalai Lama Fellows, a global program personally authorized by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, envisions and works towards a world that tends to the good of the whole as well as of the individual. We do this by building a global network of young social innovators working at the intersections of peace, justice and ecology. We then guide them to deepen their effectiveness by merging social innovation with contemplative values, ethics, and compassion. http://www.dalailamafellows.org/

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