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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Center for International Studies Scholarship

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

Government sponsored scholarships

Gilman International Scholarship (for Pell Grant recipients)
Please come into 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 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.

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

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.  

IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding Find scholarships and grants to study abroad with this easy to use search engine. You can search by field of study, location of program, or even a keyword! 

Italian Cultural Center Scholarship
Specifically created for Minnesota residents/students with a scholarship specific to St. Cloud State graduate 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.

Asia Pacific Foundation
The Asian Pacific Fund administers 12 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals.

Foundation for Global Scholars
Foundation for Global Scholars awards scholarships to U.S. citizens studying abroad, three times annually. Scholarships are valued at $2,000.

Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent, international, nonprofit organization.

Fund for Education Abroad
Fund for Education Abroad is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students in the acquisition of critical foreign language skills.

GSF: The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad
This grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad.

Go Overseas Scholarships
Type scholarship into the search and you will find the opportunities through Go Overseas, including this article!

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

American Council of Learned Societies (for Social Sciences)
Online fellowship application system opens late July.