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Scholarship Resources

Please note:  Saint Anselm College does not endorse a specific scholarship database or program and encourages each student to select the resource that best serves his/her financial needs.  Each scholarship program has specific application deadlines and criteria. Please visit each scholarship program's website for additional, up to date information.

Searchable Scholarship Databases

DiversityAbroad Study Abroad Scholarship & Grant Directory - Provides a list of scholarship and grant opportunities for specific programs and locations.  Awards range from $500 - $9,000.

IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding -  This funding resource allows you to search a comprehensive database by country or subject to find study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants applicable to your study abroad experience.

FinAid - FinAid is a comprehensive database of student financial aid information, with a large portion devoted to study abroad funding.

International Education Financial Aid - IEFA is a resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find a comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad. 

Scholarships at - Search for funding based on region, level, and field of study.

General Scholarship Programs

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program  - This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Boren Scholarship Program - Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. 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 U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepresented in study abroad. Locations include Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Ashleys Foundation Scholarship - To award scholarship to qualified students for travel and study abroad, based on merit, personal qualities, and/or financial needs. The scholarship shall be in the amount of $2,500.

Sara's Wish - Sara's Wish Foundation scholarships are awarded to extraordinary young women committed to making the world a better place by fully participating in it. 

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.

Freeman-ASIA - Freeman Awards for Study in Asia provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Critical Language Scholarship - Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) for Intensive Summer Institutes is a program of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers and the American Councils for International Education. The CLS Program offer intensive overseas study in the critical need foreign languages such as Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. 

Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarships - The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.  Scholarship award amounts are $2,500 (semester) and $4,000(academic year prg.) to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Fulbright - Established in 1946 and sponsored by the US Department of State, the Fulbright Program offers opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to participate in international education programs. Additional information including application information is available from Prof. Kimberly Kersey Asbury, Assistant Professor and Fulbright Program Advisor.

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