National Scholarships

The Asher & Lyric Study Abroad Scholarship awards one student winner and one student runner -up per academic term (Fall or Spring) with a scholarship for studying abroad.  Students must be full-time students who has already applied or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by their university. You must be planning to study outside the US and Canada. Students are to submit a an essay as part of the application. If awarded the student must be willing to...
The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation awards up to three scholarships per semester. Students must be participating in a program lasting 14 weeks or longer to be eligible for this scholarship.   Please click here to find additional eligibility requirements and information.   Pitt GEO does not administer this scholarship program and cannot answer any questions about applications. This is posted as a resource for students.
The Asia Institute has recently launched a scholarship of $2,000 in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE) to support learning experiences for students traveling to Asia. This scholarship is open to any student from a university and/or college in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, who is enrolled in an Asia based study abroad experience next year.   To learn more about the scholarship guidelines and how to apply, please visit http://www....
This is a congressionally funded program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late congressman Benjamin A. Gilman from New York. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship, undergraduate student, and Pell Grant recipient. Programs (virtual and in person) must be at least 21 days in length.  For a full review of requirements, deadlines and application information, please visit this website.  Typically over 3,000...
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.   Boren Scholarships promote long-term...
BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. Each scholarship is £500. Pitt Students studying abroad through one of the following United Kingdom exchange programs are eligible for the BUTEX scholarship. These include:  University of Birmingham University of Exeter University of Sheffield University of Sussex   To be eligible to apply: You must have been offered an ...
Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded group-based intensive critical-need language institute for seven to ten weeks. For a full review of requirements, deadlines and application information, please visit this website.    Pitt GEO does not administer this scholarship program and cannot answer any questions about applications. This is posted as a resource for students.
The Freeman Awards for Study in Asia are for students studying in the specified Asian countries listed on their website. The study abroad program must be at least 8 weeks in one of those listed countries and will have intensive language study during that period. For a full review of requirements, deadlines and application information, please visit this website.    Pitt GEO does not administer this scholarship program and cannot answer any questions about applications. This is...
"The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) invests in deserving U.S. undergraduates who are least likely to study abroad." Financial need, demographic factors, and academic plan and preparedness are considered in the application process. Potential applicants who meet eligibility requirements may participate on any international education program that meets their academic objectives. Scholarships range in amounts and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days."   For...
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona.  It provides awards for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.  For a full review of requirements, deadlines and application information, please visit this website.      ...