Study Abroad Scholarships | Various Deadlines

We get it. Funding your study abroad program can be an overwhelming process. At CIEE, our goal is to award study abroad scholarships and grants to students across 3 categories: need-based, merit-based, and other areas of funding.

By simply completing the Scholarships & Grants portion of your study abroad application, our team determines the best scholarship and grant opportunities for you. It’s as simple as that!

Boren Awards | Various Deadlines

The national deadlines for the 2023 Boren Awards are:

Boren Fellowships: January 25, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST

Boren Scholarships: February 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST

The Boren Awards application is now live!

Boren Awards funding may be applied to programs starting as early as June 4, 2023 or as late as March 1, 2024.

Your campus representative may also set a campus deadline to provide support and feedback — please check to see if there is one and respect it!

Applicants will be notified if they have been selected in mid-to-late April of 2023.

IDEAS Grant Competition Now Open | Due December 16, 2022

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce the launch of its 2023 IDEAS grant competition, which assists U.S. colleges and universities in creating, diversifying, and/or expanding their study abroad programming in support of U.S. foreign policy goals.

The two-phase 2023 grant competition will award approximately 30 grants of up to $35,000 each to accredited colleges and universities. This cycle will also pilot an opportunity for consortia of U.S. colleges and universities to apply for additional funding for collaborative projects focused on building capacity at higher education institutions serving Indigenous peoples of the United States. Approximately one IDEAS consortium grant of up to $50,000 will be awarded in this category.

AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants | Various Deadlines

Follow in the footsteps of award-winning authors, scientists, scholars, changemakers and community leaders. AAUW is providing $6 million in funding to more than 320 fellows and grantees in the 2022-23 award year. These exceptional recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls.

The 2022 Cacao for Peace Innovation Fund Grant Competition to Build Partnerships and Research Programs between the United States and Colombia | Deadline January 23, 2023

Institutional Eligibility: All higher education institutions (HEIs) located and legally registered in the United States and Colombia.

Academic Themes: HEIs are invited to work together in teams to create and implement new student/faculty exchange and training programs in areas related to the cacao value chain, including production, processing, packaging, marketing, exporting, and other related areas. Proposals must propose, or be connected to, a research project focused on the cacao sector and describe how the project will enhance the capacity of students and faculty to perform advanced, applied agricultural research. Refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP), available in English & Spanish below, for more details.

Awards Available: Eight (8) grants of up to USD $25,000.

Ping Taylor Professional Fellows Grant | Various Deadlines

Through the Ping Taylor Professional Fellows Grant, AIFS and CIEE will donate $100,000 over the next three years (beginning in Fall 2022), allowing higher education administrators and faculty to attend annual conferences led by NAFSA: Association for International Educators, Forum on Education Abroad, and Diversity Abroad.

The maximum award per person is $2,000. The amount awarded can be used to cover any conference-related costs including registration, airfare, hotel, and meals. The Ping Taylor grant will reimburse awardees up to the total amount awarded after attendees participate and submit receipts.