Skip navigation

IONA College Logo | Go to Home Page

Outside Study Abroad Scholarships

The list below is provided to assist in researching possible scholarship options for students planning to study abroad.

Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassador Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • This scholarship allows undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to travel anywhere in the world during the Spring, Fall, or Summer semester. All undergraduates planning to study abroad are encouraged to apply.
  • Deadline for Summer & Fall Semester: June 1
  • Deadline for Spring Semester: October 1
  •  

Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Amount: $1000
  • This scholarship is eligible to any undergraduate student interested in study abroad. The scholarship requires an essay on the following topic: How would this scholarship help you make your dream come true?
  • Deadlines: March 31, June 30

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $5,000
  • This essay-based scholarship is for undergraduate students on Federal Pell Grants interested in studying abroad. More information about the essay prompt will be revealed by mid-August 2020. Additionally, a copy of your transcript must be uploaded to the application.
  • Deadline: October 6, 2020

Boren Awards

  • Amount: $2,500 - $20,000
  • This scholarship is for students who are studying critical languages, International affairs, Food sciences, or taking summer STEM courses abroad. This scholarship may also cater to the financial needs of students in STEM fields studying abroad for a semester.
  • Deadline: February 2021

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Any undergraduate student enrolled at a US institution is eligible to apply.
  • Deadlines: April 15, 2020; November 15, 2020

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Any undergraduate student who is a current or former Girl Scout is eligible for this scholarship.
  • Deadlines: May 15 or December 15

Explore the World Travel Scholarships

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Applicants must be undergraduate students between ages 18-30, a US citizen or a permanent resident, a current Pell Grant recipient and have a 2019 income level that does not exceed 300% of the 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines. Winners must study abroad between May 1, 2021 and August 31st, 2022.
  • Deadline: TBA

Good Colleges Study Abroad Award

  • Amount: $2,000
  • This essay-themed scholarship is open to current and future college students interested in studying abroad.
  • Deadline: November 1, 2020

The Bright!Tax Global Scholar Initiative

  • Amount: $1000
  • This essay-themed award is offered to students who exhibit a GPA 3.8 or greater, , stellar non-academic achievements and financial need.
  • Deadline: November 1 for the Spring Award; June 1 for the Fall Awards

Search Databases for Study Abroad Scholarships