Other Scholarship Opportunities

There are many outside organizations that offer grants and scholarships for study abroad students to help offset the cost of the program and travel. Below are a list of some of these scholarships and some search engines that you can use to identify additional scholarships for which you may be eligible to apply.

Other Available Study Abroad Grants and Scholarships

  • Boren Scholarships: This scholarship allow U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests but underrepresented in study abroad.
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarships: These awards ensure that students from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and social backgrounds have equal access and take advantage of the benefits and opportunities afforded through global education exchanges.
  • Fund for Education Abroad: FEA offers study abroad scholarships up to $10,000. Applicants from underrepresented groups in study abroad and those studying in non-traditional locations are given preference.
  • Gilman Scholarship Program: This program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. Visit the website for more information on eligibility, the application process and deadlines.
  • LGBTQ Scholarships: To support LGBTQ students who are ready to take on the challenge of studying abroad, many organizations, institutions, and associations have established study abroad scholarships to specifically provide financial assistance to LGBTQ students.

Location-Specific Scholarships

Dublin, Ireland 

  • Summer School Scholarship: Maynooth University is excited to offer scholarships for their summer program! Most of the awards will be for €500 off your program expenses. The University will prioritize non-traditional learners, under-represented learners and those who identify serious financial need. You can learn more about this scholarship and learn how to apply in your BCA Dublin summer application!

Dalian, China

  • Freeman-Asia Awards: Through the generosity of the Freeman Foundation, students interested in our Dalian, China program now have the opportunity to apply for one of these financial awards and be awarded up to $5,000 for their semester abroad. BCA students can use their award money towards the cost of their airfare, living and local transportation costs, books, etc. Visit the website for more information on eligibility, the application process, and deadlines.

Dunedin, New Zealand

BCA Central Office will be closed Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day