There are many scholarships available for study abroad, each with their own criteria, application, and deadline. Many scholarship deadlines are much earlier than program application deadlines, so check early so you don’t miss your chance!

Country / Region Specific Scholarships

  • BUTEX (For North American students to study in a university in the UK)

Income/Diversity-based Study Abroad Scholarships (Diversity, Minority, Income, LGLBT, other)

  • Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) For U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Preference given to non-traditional destinations, demonstrated financial need, representing a traditionally “underrepresented group” in study abroad (minorities, STEM, first generation, etc..)

Program Specific Scholarships

  • IES Abroad Scholarships (For students on IES programs. Scholarships are in several categories: need-based, diversity, legacy, summer, merit, or disability)

Other Opportunities

Scholarship Resources & Databases

Summer or Short Term Study Abroad Scholarships

 Other ways to Estimate, Fundraise, and Prepare for OCS


NOTE: If you currently receive financial aid at Colby any additional scholarships must be disclosed to SFS.