Fresno State Scholarships
Fresno State awards over a thousand scholarships totaling more than 3.8 million dollars
in free money to incoming and continuing students. Institutional scholarships range
from $100 to almost $35,000 and are awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Study Abroad and International Exchanges Grant
This grant, funded by the instructional related activities student fee, is used to
help offset the travel cost of studying abroad. Award vary by year and are around
$700-850 per award, multiple awards offered.
Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was
established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship
provides awards for US undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant
funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad
National Security Education Program Boren Awards
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for US undergraduate
and graduate students to add an important international and language component to
their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that
are critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad. You must be a US
citizen and planning to attend a semester or yearlong program to apply.
Fund for Education Abroad
FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to
participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial
restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. 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. USAC students may qualify for both
the General and Rainbow awards.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research
projects or English Teaching Assistantships. Applicants must be a senior graduating
from college with a Bachelor’s degree, a recent Bachelor’s degree-recipient, or a
Masters or doctoral candidate. Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Please consult
the specific country summary for details.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they
seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Forty-five
$1,000 grants are awarded each year. Applicants are evaluated based on numerous factors,
including academic recognition and awards, campus and community involvement, leadership
experiences, and quality and scope of proposed program. Students do not have to be
a member to apply.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
Chinese Government Scholarship Program
The Chinese government has been offering scholarships to students in conjunction with
the American government’s 100,000 Strong Initiative, which aims to increase the number
of American students studying abroad in China to 100,000 in four years. Award amounts
vary but may cover part of your overall program costs, and students are granted a
monthly allowance of 1400 Yuan. USAC students attending the Chengdu or Shanghai programs
are eligible for this award.
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers scholarships to American
undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from
private foundations and major US corporations has made it possible for ATJ to award
60-100 scholarships annually to assist students with the travel and living expenses
they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship
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.
BUTEX Scholarship for North American Students
Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either
a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and
will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.
USAC students attending the Brighton, Bristol, London, Reading, or Stirling programs
are eligible for this award.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)
ASF is the leading cultural and educational link between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland,
Iceland, Norway and Sweden. An American non-profit organization, the ASF works to
build international understanding with an extensive program of fellowships, grants,
intern/trainee sponsorship, publishing and membership offerings.
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