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General Scholarships

Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Students must be participating in a program lasting 14 weeks or longer.

Amount: Each fall or spring term, the foundation awards up to three $4,000 scholarships.

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Undergraduate college students who receive a Federal Pell Grant and are planning to study or intern abroad

Amount: over 2,300 awards are granted with a maximum of $5,000 per award

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate college students who are planning to study abroad in one of the countries specified by the National Security Educational Program (NSEP); all Boren Scholars must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement

Amount: $8,000-$20,000

Deadline: Boren Fellowships January 29, 2020

Boren Scholarships February 5, 2020

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarship

Application Date: Feb. 1

Students Eligible: An undergraduate college or university student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. They must participate in a study abroad program that is eligible for credit at the student's home institution and at least four weeks (28 days) duration in the country/countries.

Program Information/Amount of Award: FEA awards scholarships of up to $10,000 for students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year; up to $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall or spring semester; and awards that are prorated by the number of weeks in-country (with a minimum of $1,250) for students studying abroad during the summer.

Preference: FEA gives preference to students with demonstrated financial need, and strongly encourages students who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. These groups include, but are not limited to First-generation students, minority students, and community college students. 

Gilman-McCain Scholarship

The U.S. Department of State’s Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for children of active duty service members to study or intern abroad. Applicants must be an undergraduate student in good academic standing who is a U.S. citizen, the recipient of any type of Title IV federal aid and the dependent of an active-duty military member(s). For more information visit www.gilmanscholarship.org and contact our study abroad office.

Application Deadlines: Oct. 1, 2019 (programs starting Dec. 2019 – Oct. 2020) March 3, 2020 (programs starting May 2020-April 2021)

Go Overseas Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate college students who are planning to study abroad

Amount: $500

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Study Abroad Scholarships (through StudyAbroad.com)

For a comprehensive list of various scholarships awarded to students who study abroad, visit http://www.studyabroad.com/scholarships.aspx.

Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship

Tortuga luggage company awards one $1,000 scholarship biannually for students to apply toward study abroad tuition, room, board, books or travel.

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Diversity Scholarships

Insight Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship For Underrepresented Students

INSIGHT Into Diversity offers a $2,000 scholarship award to five individual students from an underrepresented group based on race, ethnicity, LGBTQ or Veterans status or possession of a physical disability.

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Rainbow Sig – Rainbow Scholarship

This scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. To be considered for the Rainbow Scholarship, applicants must self-identify on the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship application.

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Location Specific Scholarships

Butex North American Scholarships (United Kingdom)

Students who will study abroad in the U.K. for a semester or year at a BUTEX affiliated institution are eligible to apply. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid once the recipient has arrived and registered at their host university.

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

ItaliaRail Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility: Current college students enrolled in their college's study abroad program in Italy

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2019

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

LVC Off-Campus Study Scholarships

Captain Charles Thomas Cooper III Don Quixote Scholarship (LVC students only)

Application Date, Summer: Feb. 1, 2020
Application Date, Fall Semester: April 1, 2020
Application Date, Spring Semester: Nov. 1, 2019

Students Eligible: Financial need as determined by the applicant's FAFSA form; evidence of academic excellence; evidence of strong character and leadership. Contact the Department of Languages or Center for Global Education for additional information or to apply.

Program Information/Amount of the Award: All students are eligible to apply. The Don Quixote Scholarship will provide up to $3,500 for students to study in an LVC sponsored/supported program where French, German, or Spanish languages will be studied. 

Steven J. and Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger Immersive Experience Fund (LVC students only)

Application Date: March 29, 2019

Students Eligible: 
DiMatteo Holsinger Funds are available to students in any major and undeclared majors. Grants are available for fall or spring semester, or summer.

Program Information/Amount of Award: Trustee Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger and her husband, Steven Holsigner, established the fund to help students with reasonable costs associated with an internship, including international internships set up by the student (contact Jill Russell at russell@lvc.edu). These funds must be used to help defray expenses associated incurred during an internship experience, and are eligible for either academic credit or non-credit experience. Students may request funding from $500-4,000 for up to six months. Visit here to learn more.

Zerbe Summer Study Abroad Scholarship (LVC students only)

Application Date: February 1

Students Eligible: 

Program Information/Amount of Award: Established by the late Hobson and Grace Zerbe '30, the scholarship invites students majoring or minoring in French, German, or Spanish to apply for a $3,000 scholarship annually to pursue summer courses abroad.