General Scholarships

Funding for US Study

Funding for US Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). It includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.

International Scholarship Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Laureate have come together to establish the HACU-Laureate International Scholarship Program (LIU), one of the largest international scholarship programs dedicated to encouraging US Hispanic students to participate in study abroad programs.

Bridging Scholarships (Japan only)

The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project accepts applications from American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations has made it possible for ATJ to award 100 scholarships annually to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan.

CIEE Scholarships

  • Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: April 1st for summer, fall, academic year, and January term programs (beginning between May 1 and January 30). November 1st for spring, summer and January term programs (beginning between January 1 and July 31)
  • Contact Info: CIEE Scholarships & Financial Aid

The George J. Mitchell Scholarships (Graduate Students for Ireland only)

  • Amount: The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition and housing for one calendar year along with international travel and a living expenses stipend.
  • Contact Info: The George J. Mitchell Scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship (Germany only)

Offers undergraduate awards to highly qualified undergraduate students for study abroad, senior thesis research and/or internships in the Federal Republic of Germany. Awards are for a Semester or Year Abroad (between four and ten months), either as part of an organized study abroad program, or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

  • Amount: Monthly stipend of EUR615 and one-time allowances of between EUR869.20 and EUR1,022.58 to help defray the cost of international travel and EUR150 for extra baggage expenses. Grantees will also receive a one-time allowance of between EUR150 and EUR260 for books and start-up costs.
  • Contact Info: German Academic Exchange Service

Gilman International Scholarship Program

This program offers a competition for awards for study abroad, for US citizen undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Scholarship can be used to study in any nation worldwide except Cuba and those under a US Department of State Travel Warning.

Marshall Scholarship (Graduate Students for the United Kingdom only)

  • Amount: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
  • Deadline: Mid-October
  • Contact Info: Marshall Scholarship

National Security Education Program

The NSEP consists of three components: undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and institutional grants. Scholarship may be used to fund semester and full year study programs.

Rotary Scholarships

The Rotary Foundation is the largest private source of scholarships in the world. The Rotary Foundation seeks to promote international understanding through student exchanges: all scholarships are "ambassadorial," which means Rotary seeks candidates who would represent both the organization and their country well.

World Changer Scholarship

The World Changer Scholar program has been established to start changing the world, one student at a time. We want to honor any student with world-changing ideas who is currently enrolled at San Jose State University. World Changer Scholars will be awarded and honored with up to a $500 cash reward for their world-changing idea.