Education Abroad

Program costs

Select a program page and click the cost sheet link for information.

In addition to financial aid, scholarships are available to help with travel costs, living expenses and tuition to help break down the cost barrier to studying abroad.

As a St. Cloud State student you have access to several local scholarships, endowed scholarships and national and foreign-funded scholarships developed through partnerships and collaborations. These scholarships may be tied to specific countries, programs or regions of the world.

The staff at Education Abroad is here to help you navigate the process.

Undergraduate scholarships

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Don't forget to apply for scholarships! Check out the deadlines and eligibility requirements.

Center for International Studies Scholarship

Apply for a scholarship for undergraduate students and graduate students studying abroad. Scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds. Awards range from $500 to $2,000.

Government-sponsored scholarships

Gilman International Scholarship (for Pell Grant recipients)
Please visit the Center for International Studies (Lawrence Hall 101) to talk with a staff member who specializes in assisting students with this scholarship application.

Freeman-Asia (for programs in Asia and Southeast Asia)
Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled 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.

Bridging Scholarships (for programs in Japan)
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. About 100 scholarships are awarded each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.

German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship (for programs in Germany)
Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university.

David L. Boren Scholarship (for all regions except Eastern Europe and Oceania)
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages.

Additional scholarships

Location Based Scholarships


  • Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship provides a student with financial support to pursue academic study in the United Kingdom. This scholarship requires the program to be part of the AASAP/UK so it is only available for students studying abroad on the Alnwick program.  


  • Asia Pacific Foundation
    The Asian Pacific Fund administers 12 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals.
  • Mondale Scholarship Program
    Minnesota undergraduate students enrolled in Minnesota colleges and universities who want to broaden their knowledge of Japan through a combination of study and travel.

Italy (HIED Program)

  • Italian Cultural Center Scholarship
    Specifically created for Minnesota resident students studying in the Higher Education Administration Italy Education Abroad program, these scholarships offer a way to offset expenses for Italian language classes and/or studying in Italy.

Outside Companies

Academic Based

Greek Life

  • Phi Kappa Phi
    Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants award 50 $1,000 grants each year.