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.
Summer Abroad Scholarships
StudyAbroad.com Scholarship Directory
StudyAbroad.com is the Internet's leading source of information on educational opportunities for students to study in other countries. It has a comprehensive directory of study abroad scholarships and financial aid information.
Abroad 101 Study Abroad Scholarship Directory
To help with the funding of your study abroad, Abroad101 has compiled this list of scholarship opportunities offered by providers of study abroad programs and foreign host universities. In this directory you will see information from these organizations, which may help you fund your dream of study abroad.
IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
This resource features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals. https://fundingusstudy.org/
Diversity Abroad Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants
Diversity Abroad, is the leading international organization which connects diverse students, recent graduates and young professionals with international study, intern, teach, volunteer, degree and job opportunities.
They maintain a study abroad scholarship database.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
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
Fund for Education Abroad
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. https://fundforeducationabroad.org/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.
Critical Language Scholarship 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
American Association of University Women Fellowships and Grants
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 241 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2015–16 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 Wasserman Center Funded Internship Award
The Wasserman Center is committed to supporting NYU students as they pursue limitless opportunities. The purpose of the Wasserman Center Internship Grant is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid internships in the arts, education, public service and other not-for-profits.
Learn more about this scholarship and other opportunities on the Wasserman Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships website.
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 Fellowship
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.