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IUP Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

 
Scholarship Name Criteria

IUP Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

Study Abroad Scholarship
OIE scholarship
 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.

Dr. Patrick A. Carone Study Abroad Scholarship
OIE scholarship
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.
John F. & Yvonne Galli Trettel Scholarship 
OIE scholarship

 
The Trettel study abroad scholarship shall provide scholarship support to students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for study abroad educational and/or international cultural experience opportunities in Western Europe, favoring such countries as Italy, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
  • Must be a non-foreign language major
  • Must have completed a minimum of 48 credits
  • Must be candidate’s first overseas experience
  • Minimum criteria for the following scholarships: 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.
Lieutenant General Joseph S. Laposata and Anita L. Laposata Study Abroad Scholarship
OIE scholarship

 
The Lieutenant General Joseph S. Laposata and Anita L. Laposata Study Abroad Scholarship shall provide scholarship support to students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Must have completed a minimum of 48 credits
  • Study abroad programs in Italy, Portugal, or Spain.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.
The Geletka Family Study Abroad Scholarship
OIE scholarship
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at IUP
  • Must be a declared Anthropology major, preference will be given to students in the Archaeology track
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.
 
Marla Sabo Scholarship for Studies Abroad
OIE scholarship
 
  • Awarded to a junior or senior each academic year studying abroad for a minimum of at least one semester
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Preference will be given to students from the Eberly College of Business and Information Technolog
  • Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at IUP
  • Must be participating in a full time study abroad program sanctioned and approved by IUP
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • Study abroad must be a minimum of one academic semester (except Hernandez summer scholarship)
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs
  • Preferences will be given to students who have financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal Permanent Resident.
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology (ECBIT) Study Abroad Scholarship ECBIT shall provide scholarship support in the amount of $500 each for two qualified Business students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for study abroad at the University of Macau through IUP's Crimson Hawk Exchange program. 

To apply for the ECBIT Scholarship, please contact, Dr. Krish Krishnan at Krish.Krishnan@iup.edu or call 724-357-2552.
  • Must be participating as a full time study abroad student at the University of Macau (minimum 12 earned educational credits)
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate, Business student at IUP
  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 credits
  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 grade point average at IUP and be in good academic standing with IUP
  • Must study abroad at the University of Macau for a minimum of one academic semester
  • Must demonstrate self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility to deal with the challenges and opportunities associated with study abroad programs

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

 
Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award

This award was established by the PASSHE International Education Council (PIEC) and the Chancellor's Council of Social Equity, Campus Climate and Inclusion (CCSECCI) to acknowledge and applaud Dr. John C. Cavanaugh's dynamic leadership. Dr. Cavanaugh served as Chancellor of PASSHE from July 1, 2008 thru February 28, 2013 and worked diligently to increase and improve international education experiences for students within PASSHE.  

The purpose of this award is to provide funding for a PASSHE student(s) to participate in an international education experience including programs such as student and teacher exchanges, second-language learning, and educational cooperation between schools in different countries. One award/year - $750)

Preference will be given to students: 
Who have no overseas experience

CavanaughApplication2014.pdf

 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a PASSHE university
  • Must be a Pell Grant or PHEAA recipient
  • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania
  • Must be participating in an institutionally approved overseas program
  • Must be in good academic and judicial standing
The PASSHE Study Abroad Award 

The PASSHE Study Abroad Award is a needs-based award, which shall provide financial support to select PASSHE students for international educational opportunities (study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs, and independently-arranged programs). In helping to defray the additional costs associated with international educational experiences (travel, passport, visas), the PASSHE Study Abroad Award strives to assist a wide range of PASSHE students from diverse academic backgrounds to take advantage of the variety of academic programs offered throughout the world. The PASSHE International Education Council plans to make awards ranging from $500 to $2,000, depending on duration, location, and type of program.

Students will return completed applications to the Office of International Education by the deadlines posted on the application link below. PASSHE_Study_Abroad_Award_Application - Converted.pdf
PSECU International Education Scholarship The Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) started this scholarship to provide funding for PASSHE students to participate in international educational experiences to help them explore cultures, life experiences and world views different from their own.  There will be 10 awards at $2000 each / year. PSECU International Application 2014-15.pdf

Outside Scholarships

Other scholarships for Study Abroad which students can obtain information and apply independently. There are many sites that list availalble scholarships.  Two that we feel are particularly useful for students are: StudyAbroad.com and IIE Passport to Study Abroad Funding.  In addition to these websites, we have compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for study abroad students below. 

Ambassadorial Scholarship (Rotary) Undergraduate, graduate, and qualified professionals
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact: Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships

 
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Eligibility: U.S. citizens, permanent resident. Must have completed undergraduate education.
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact:
American-Scandinavian Foundation Academic Fellowships and Grants

 
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) The Educational Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington, D.C. has approved ten (10) Chinese Government Scholarship awards specifically for American undergraduate students attending AASCU member colleges and universities who wish to study at a Chinese university for the 2014-2015 academic year. Each scholarship is valued at approximately $10,000.00 U.S. dollars. The scholarships will be distributed to the host universities in China, not directly to the American students. International round-trip airfare is the responsibility of individual students.
  • Tuition
  • Room and Board
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel/Conference Allowance/fees
  • Stipend 
  • Deadline March 24

The detailed information is listed on our website: http://www.aascu.org/programs/internationaleducation/chinascholarship/
The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant (France) Eligibility: Undergraduate enrolled in a double major program including a major in French. Students in a course combining French and a non-humanities subject (such as pre-med, engineering, computer science, management, etc.) strongly encouraged.
Bridging Scholarship (Japan)
Eligibility: Japan study abroad, U.S. undergraduate
Amount: $2,500/semester or $4,000/full year
Rank: Not too competitive
Contact:
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan 
British Council
Eligibility: Various opportunities
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact:
British Council Funding for Study Abroad
College Language Association Study Abroad Scholarship Eligibility: IUP students (CLA)
Amount: varies
Rank: competitive
Contact:
College Language Association Study Abroad Scholarship 
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Eligibility: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students
Amount: varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact: U.S. Department of State
Apply: Here
DAAD Grants (Germany) Eligibility: Sophomores/Juniors, German Studies
Amount: $2500–$8000
Rank: Very Competitive
Contact:
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Fund for Education Abroad The Fund for Education Abroad offers a general scholarship up to $10,000 for qualified applicants, as well as other opportunities with specific criteria.  Use the link below for more information about all of these opportunities.

Various opportunities:  
Fund For Education Abroad
Fulbright Various opportunities: The Fulbright Program 
Gilman Scholarship Eligibility: U.S. citizen, undergraduate, Pell Grant
Amount: $5,000
Rank: competitive
Contact:
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program 
Go Overseas Scholarship Amount: Varies
Rank: competitive
Contact: Go Overseas Scholarship
Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior level, U.S. citizens or expect to received U.S. citizenship by the date scholarship will be awarded.
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact:
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

IIPP Fellowship Program Eligibility: Sophomore level, U.S. citizens or legal residents, underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic/Latino American, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander), plan to seek master's degree in International Education.
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact: IIPP Fellowship Program Opportunities 
International Research and Exchange Broad Program (IREX)

Eligibility: Varies according to programs
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact:
IREX Grant Opportunities

ISEP Scholarships (Korea, Thailand, Germany, France)
Eligibility: ISEP
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact:
ISEP Scholarships
Japan Student Services Organization Scholarship Eligibility: Qualified students accepted by Japanese universities or graduate schools under the student exchange agreement on a short-term basis from about three months to one year.
Amount: Monthly stipend: ¥80,000 per month (up to 12 months), Relocation allowance: ¥150,000 (upon arrival only)
Rank: Competitive
Contact:  
JASSO International Student Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan
KCC-JEE Graduate Fellowship Competition Eligibility: The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan.
Amount: One fellowship of $30,000 will be awarded. Applicants may affiliate with Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin) for award year, if selected.
Rank: Competitive
Contact:  the KCC Japan Education Exchange email address: kccjee@comcast.net no later than 
Marshall Scholarship Eligibility: Open only to U.S. citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.7.
Amount: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, these grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the U.S., and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
Rank: Very competitive
Contact:
Marshall Scholarships
New Zealand Generation Study Abroad This scholarhship is open to U.S. citizens who will be studying in New Zealand. For more information and application requirements please visit the New Zealand Education website.
NSEP (National Security Education Program) David L. Boren Eligibility: For study abroad in all countries except Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; U.S. citizen and undergraduate
Amount: $10,000/semester or $20,000/year
Rank: Competitive
Contact: 
Boren Awards for International Study
Organization of American States Graduate Fellowship Program Eligibility: Citizens or permanent residents of OAS member states; undergraduate, graduate, and qualified professionals
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact: 
Organization of American States
Phi Kappa Phi Eligibility: Between 30 and 90 credit hours; minimum GPA of 3.5; have at least two semesters remaining at IUP after study abroad; specific dates for study abroad
Amount: $1000  (fifty awards across the U.S.)
Rank: Competitive
Contact: 
Phi Kappa Phi 
Rhodes Scholar Eligibility: Postgraduate, exact terms vary according to country.
Amount: Varies
Rank: Very competitive
Contact:
The Rhodes Scholarships 
Rotary Peace Fellowship


Eligibility:  Bachelor's degree in a related field; 3 years of relevant work experience and proficiency in a 2nd language for the MA program and 5 years for the professional development certificate and
proficiency in English
Contact: Rotary Centers for International Studies

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships Eligibility: Undergraduate, graduate, and qualified professionals
Amount: Varies
Rank: Very Competitive
Contact:
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA)


Eligibility: Undergraduate, graduate
Amount: Varies
Rank: Competitive
Contact: Turkish Coalition of America

 


 



IMPORTANT!  To maintain your enrollment status at IUP, receive credit towards your degree and use qualifying financial aid to help pay for your program, you must coordinate your education abroad experience through IUP's Office of International Education (OIE).
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