Fund for Education Abroad General Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The application cycle (summer, fall spring) will open mid-November

Funding Amount: up to $10,000

Number of General and Dedicated Scholarships Awarded: TBD

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks. Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs.

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
Must be applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
Must plan to study abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks in country
Is committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return


Applying to a study abroad program known for its academic rigor and immersion elements
Applying to a study abroad program that includes studying the language of the host country (if not English)
Applying to a study abroad program with a sustainable service-learning or volunteering component
Applying to a study abroad program in a non-traditional destination
Demonstrates financial need
FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad
Groups typically underrepresented in study abroad include, but are not limited to:
First-generation college students
STEM majors
Community college students
Students with disabilities

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award:

Max Award: 10,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Fund for Education Abroad
1920 N Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-1601

Contact Person:

Phone: 202-349-7340