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Since 2006, Fordham Study Abroad Students have won $779,000 in study abroad scholarships!
Fordham Study abroad Scholarships
Alfred A. Puglisi, CBA'43, Travel Award to Italy

The Italian Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applicants for a $1,500 award for study in Italy. A student must have a GPA of 3.33 or above and be enrolled in an Italian course at the time of application. For more information or to apply, please contact Dr. Susanna Barsella at

The FCRH Study and Service Abroad Scholarship provides up to $10,000 in assistance to a student in Fordham College at Rose Hill who enrolls in a study abroad program that contains a service-learning curricular component or will provide an opportunity for sustained volunteer work. Please contact the FCRH Dean's Office for more information.

Leahy Renaissance Student Award - Funded by the Leahey family in memory of Dr. Edward B. Leahey, Jr., FC '69, this five thousand and five hundred dollar ($5,500.00) fellowship is intended to help a student defray the cost of travel during the summer or fall. Applicants should be FCRH students with a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative average who are actively involved in the extracurricular life of the College. The fellowship committee will give special consideration to applicants whose travel plans show imagination and creativity.  Click here for the application.

TobinTravel Fellowships Funded by the Tobin family and their friends to honor the memory of Mark Tobin, FC '89, this five thousand and five hundred dollar ($5,500.00) fellowship is intended to help a student defray the cost of travel during the summer. Applicants should have broad academic and extracurricular interests. The fellowship committee will give special consideration to applicants whose travel plans show imagination and creativity.  Click here for the application.

Outside Organization Scholarships

The following outside organizations offer scholarships to students studying abroad.

You may also wish to search online for scholarships that are available for your particular host country by going to:

Deutscher Akademischer Austasch Dienst Undergraduate Scholarship
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides funding to US undergraduate students for study abroad in Germany. 

Fund for Education Abroad Rainbow Scholarship for LGBT Students
The Fund for Education Abroad awards a $5,000 scholarship to an LGBT student who aims to participate in a high-quality rigorous education abroad program. 

Association of American Study Abroad Programs
The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who have been offered a study abroad place in a UK study abroad program with membership in AASAP. This merit-based award is £1,000.

LIVFund Scholarship for Study in Latin America 
LIV Fund awards two $500 scholarships each month to students learning, interning, or volunteering in Latin America.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships
This fellowship provides funding to participants to prepare academically and professionally to enter the US. Department of State Foreign Service. Women and members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the foreign service are encouraged to apply.

David L. Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad NSEP
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) supports study abroad focusing on geographical areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to US national security. This scholarship excludes study in US, Canada, Western Europe, Oceania and entails a service obligation.

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to recognize and assist undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. 38 grants valued at $1,000 each are awarded annually. Applicants need not be members of Fordham University’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter to apply for a grant.

Norman Woodberry Scholarship
The World Affairs Forum, based in Stamford, CT, has established a scholarship program for students studying abroad. The scholarship is available to residents of Fairfield County, CT or Westchester County, NY.

Freeman Foundation for Study in Asia and South East Asia
The Freeman Foundation, with the cooperation of the Institute for International Education (IIE) offers need-based scholarships to students who are studying abroad in Asia or Southeast Asia. Priority is given to students with no prior experience traveling to or studying in Asia.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Institute for International Education (IIE) offers scholarships of $5,000 to US citizen students who are currently receiving Pell Grant funding. Additional funding is available to students who study a "Critical Need Language" (Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Turkic langauges, Persian languages, and Indic languages).

Fund for International Service Learning
The Fund for International Service Learning (FISL) offers a scholarship in the amount of $500 for a student participating in a service-learning-based study abroad program such as CIEE’s Cape Town Service Learning program and certain SIT-administered programs.

US-Japan Bridging Foundation
The US-Japan Bridging Foundation awards scholarships to US undergraduates to study in Japan. Students must be accepted into a program in Japan. Awards are usually between $2,500 and $4,000 to provide for travel and daily cost-of-living expenses.

LSE General Course Scholarships
The London School of Economics offers £7,000 John C. Phelan scholarships and $1,000 BUTEX scholarships to North American students studying on the General Course.

King’s Excellence Awards
King’s College in London offers scholarships to students intending to enroll atKing’s College for one semester of an academic year in the amount of £2,500 for one semester or £3,500 for an academic year.

BUTEX Scholarship
This scholarship is open to undergraduate students who have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university affiliated with BUTEX.  Students must be studying in the UK for a minimum ofone semester.  The value of each scholarship is £500.

Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan
Junior and senior undergraduates interested in economics and international finance who have been accepted to study abroad in Japan are eligible for awards up to $7,500.

Order Sons of Italy in America
OSIA offers scholarships to men and women of Italian descent to study Italian language and study abroad in Italy.

American Foundation of Savoy Orders
Scholarships are available to students studying humanities, fine arts, or international studies. For more information, please email

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Philadelphia offer a $2,000 scholarship to a student from the Delaware Valley who is studying abroad in Ireland. Other regional branches of the organization offer similar scholarships. Please contact your local branch and inquire about funding opportunities.

Global Studies Foundation Grant for Study Abroad
Designed to support foreign language training, this grant provides funding to study abroad students. GSF seeks to support a formative experience abroad for the recipient, who also must share this experience with others upon his or her return- ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media.

Ambassadorial Scholarships- Rotary International
This awardis intended to help defray costs associated with round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board, and some educational supplies as a flat grant amount of $24,000 or its equivalent. Applicants are considered for students studying foreign language. Interested applicants must contact their local Rotary Club for more information.

GTOS Study Abroad Scholarships
The Guide to Online Schools (GTOS) offers a $2,000 scholarship to students studying abroad based on a 4-question essay that highlights your creativity and analytical thinking. 

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships
The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to increasing opportunities for students to study abroad by decreasing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. 

InternationalStudent.comTravel Video Contest
The Grand Prize will be $4,000 with great runner-up prizes To enter the competition, you need to create a short movie (no longer than 5 minutes in length) telling why you want to study or travel abroad. If you are already studying abroad, the movie can be about any trip you would like to take. Review all of the rules and regulations to make sure you are eligible.

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
Tortuga Backpacks provides a $1,000.00 scholarship to full-time undergraduate students in good, academic standing who have applied, or have been accepted to study abroad through their university or college.

Study Abroad Program Scholarships
The following study abroad programs offer scholarships to their program participants. Please follow the links below for deadlines and other information.  If you have not already done so, the ISAP Office encourages you to apply to your study abroad program for a scholarship.
Arcadia University:
Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad Scholarships   
American University in Cairo:    Herman Eilts International Scholarship    
    Arab heritage Fund Scholarships                                

Augsburg College: Augsburg College's Center for Global Education Scholarships                                                 
Boston University:
Boston University Study Abroad Grants                                                                    
CIEE: Bowman Travel Grants& Robert B. Bailey III Minority Student Scholarships for Education Abroad                     
CUPA Merit Award                                        
CYA: College Year in Athens Scholarships
DIS: Danish Institute for Study Abroad Scholarships                    
Duke University: Benedetta and Giancarlo Galassi-Beria Scholarship Fund                      
IES Scholarships and Grants  
IFSA-Butler: IFSA Study Abroad Grants                            
SIT Scholarships 
Sweet Briar College: JYF Scholarships
Syracuse University: Syracuse University Abroad Grants and Scholarships   
Wayne State University: Junior Year in Munich Scholarships

For more information or assistance in completing your scholarship applications, please contact Joseph Rienti at or 718-817-4924. Please confirm scholarship deadlines with their sponsoring organizations.

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