Study Abroad Funding (Undergraduate Students)
Most undergraduate students at Saint Peter’s University are eligible to apply for one or more of the following scholarship and fellowship opportunities. You can improve your odds of getting an award by applying to multiple programs! Pay special attention to eligibility requirements and application deadlines. Increase your chances of success by planning ahead and preparing your application materials carefully. If you have questions or require assistance, please contact the Center for Global Learning.
AIFS Scholarships and Grants
Saint Peter’s University is an AIFS affiliate. University students may automatically receive $400 grants for semester programs and $200 grants for summer programs. You may also be eligible to receive one of two $500 scholarships administered by the Center for Global Learning.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad.
Boren Awards for International Study
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. Boren awards must be applied to study abroad programs that focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepresented in study abroad.
CIEE Student Scholarship Programs for Education Abroad
Saint Peter’s University is not a CIEE consortium member institution. However, the program has been vetted by the College and students may apply to CIEE programs in consultation with the director of the Center for Global Learning. Additionally, Saint Peter’s students are eligible to apply to the following CIEE scholarship programs. Please note that awards may only be applied to CIEE programs.
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service
Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.
Fund For Education Abroad (FEA)
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.
Learn Intern Volunteer in Latin America (LIVFund)
LIVFund offers scholarships in 21 countries including Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Rebublic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. The scholarship competition is open to anyone who meets the eligibility conditions and needs help covering program or living abroad expenses.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…” NSF is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America’s colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing. Funding secured through NSF may often be used abroad.
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program
The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical areas. The program sponsors academic year scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies.