Study Abroad Scholarships and Deadlines

student Ngan Nguyen on a study abroad trip

One of the most important questions students have is how to fund their study abroad experience. There are many ways to create an affordable experience, and you can start by checking into study abroad scholarship programs.

Available Scholarships 2020-21

Students can apply for both IEFS and JSOM scholarships (pay attention to the scholarship deadlines).

  1. International Education Fund Scholarship (IEFS)

    All students are eligible to apply for this scholarship and you MUST apply as part of the application process. Find more information about application requirements and scholarship amounts on the IEF web page.
  2. JSOM Study Abroad Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund is specifically for JSOM students who will be studying or traveling abroad and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students MUST apply by completing the JSOM Approval and Scholarship Form located inside the Comets Abroad application.

    The JSOM Study Abroad Scholarship award is for students who plan to stay abroad for an entire semester through an exchange program or plan to be overseas by completing an international internship or participate in a faculty-led international trip course. The amount varies depending on the unique circumstances of each applicant and the type of trip. In order to receive this scholarship, students MUST also apply for the International Education Fund Scholarship (IEFS).

    NOTE: Students who are currently receiving McDermott or National Merit scholarship or enrolled in Terry and Davidson Management Honors Program are NOT eligible for the JSOM Study Abroad Scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria 2020-21

Criteria for Scholarship to Support Exchange

Criteria for Scholarship to Support Faculty-Led Trip Courses

Criteria for Scholarships to Support International Internships


Recurring Application Deadlines
Date Deadline
October 15, 2020 Spring 2020 Faculty-led Study Trip Courses
November 15, 2020 Spring 2020 Scholarships
February 15, 2021 Fall 2021 Exchange
July 15, 2021 Fall 2021 Scholarships
Spring 2022 Exchange

Special note: All paperwork for affiliated (third-party) partner programs must be submitted before the last day of regular registration for that term.

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