Scholarships Provided by Organizations Affiliated with UT Austin
UT contracts with the following programs, to provide overseas educational opportunities
to our students. Each Affiliate has specific scholarship offerings. Information is subject
to change. Students should confirm information with program provider (ex. AIFS).
Title VIII Research Scholar Program: Provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent
scholars seeking to conduct research for three to nine months in Belarus, Central Asia, Russia, the South
Caucasus, Ukraine, and Moldova.
CRLT – Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: Serves graduate students and
scholars who, in addition to support for research in the independent states of the former Soviet Union,
require supplemental language instruction.
Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship Program: Provides grants of up to $35,000 for field research on
policy-relevant topics in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,
Provides grants of up to $35,000 for field research on policy-relevant topics in Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Applicants must hold a Ph.D.
in a policy-relevant field and have sufficient language-ability to carry out proposed research.
Title VIII Southeast European Research Programs: Provides full support for three to nine months of
research in Southeast Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel, housing, living stipends,
visas, insurance, and affiliation fees. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.
Title VIII Southeast European Language Program: Offers international travel, housing, living stipends,
visas, tuition, insurance, and affiliation fees for one to nine months of intensive language study at major
universities throughout Southeast Europe. Open to U.S. students at the MA and Ph.D. level, as well as
faculty and post-doctoral scholars.
Flagship Russian Language Program: Offers advanced learners of Russian the chance to attain
“professional” or “distinguished-level” language proficiency through an intensive, yearlong language
training program tailored to participants' professional interests and academic specialization. Hosted by St.
Petersburg State University, the program combines individualized language instruction with elective
courses in various departments and seminars on a range of general interest topics. Applicants must
demonstrate level 2 Russian proficiency.
NEH – National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grant: Full and partial
fellowships are available through American Councils and NCEEER from the National Endowment for the
Humanities grant support. Fellowships provide up to $40,000 for four to nine months of research in Eastern
Europe and Eurasia. Proposals must include plans to work with at least one collaborator in the field.
Summer Russian Language Teachers Program: Provides full support for teachers of Russian at the
university, high school, and secondary school level to study Russian literature, language, culture, and
second language pedagogy at Moscow State University for six weeks. Graduate students with a
commitment to the teaching profession are also encouraged to apply.
Alumni Local Initiative Grants Program (LIGP): The Alumni Local Initiative Grants Program (LIGP)
provides ECA program alumni with grants in amounts up to $5,000 to initiate social, economic, and
political development projects of their own design in twelve countries of Eurasia.
Support for Community Outreach and University Teaching - Grants for Muskie/FSA Graduate Alumni:
This Program provides a follow-on support to alumni of Edmund S. Muskie/Freedom Support Act
Graduate Fellowship Program of all years and fields of study from the Baltic States and Eurasia. The
Program is designed to assist these alumni in sharing the benefits of the training and experience received
through their graduate study in the United States of America with the academic and professional
institutions and community in their home countries.
AIFS Study Abroad Scholarship: In addition to federal and state grants, awards and loans, AIFS awards up
to 50 semester scholarships both at $1000 and $2000 to students who demonstrate high academic
achievement and write an essay on a topic set by the Scholarship committee.
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AIFS Diversity Scholarships – Full program fees: Two Diversity Scholarships for full program fees and
round trip air fare are awarded, one per semester.
Study Again with AIFS Scholarship: If you have studied on an AIFS program you can receive a $500 to
Gilman Scholarship Bonus: AIFS will award an additional $500 to each student who receives a Benjamin
A. Gilman International Scholarship and uses it towards an AIFS program.
Dallas Fashion Group Scholarship and Chicago Fashion Group Scholarship: Both scholarships are annual,
competition-based awards for students majoring in fashion design and fashion marketing. The Dallas
Fashion Group awards one scholarship and the Chicago Fashion Group awards two scholarships which
cover the cost of tuition for two courses and shared university-sponsored housing for attendance during a 5-
week summer session in London. The scholarships must be used in the year they are awarded. Contact the
fashion design/marketing chair at your university for competition details. London Only
Global Scholars Award: AIU provides $1,000 grants to eligible students from affiliated universities who
enroll for a minimum of three classes per term during two consecutive regular terms (Fall, Winter, Spring
and Summer quarters) at AIU. This scholarship is applied toward the tuition of your second term. Students
must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the time of application and maintain that
minimum while enrolled at AIU. To be eligible for the Global Scholars award, your home institution must
be on our affiliated universities list. London Only
International Opportunity Award: AIU awards a limited number of financial awards each term to enrolled
study abroad students with demonstrated financial need. Eligible students must have a minimum
cumulative grade point of 3.0 and take a full academic load (3 classes or more) during a regular AIU
academic term. When applying for the award, students must provide documentation of financial need,
along with a letter of recommendation and personal statement from the study abroad office or academic
advisor at their home institution. The number and award amounts (up to $1,000) depend on the pool of
qualified applicants. Selection of recipients is determined two months prior to the start of each term.
Applications for this scholarship can be obtained from the AIU Study Abroad office. London Only
International Textiles and Apparel Association Award (ITAA): Fashion Design & Fashion Marketing
majors ONLY. The International Textile and Apparel Association in cooperation with American
InterContinental University provides junior and senior undergraduate students with an opportunity to study
fashion design and fashion marketing at the AIU London campus. The scholarship covers tuition for three
courses and shared university-sponsored housing fees for one regular academic term (Fall, Winter, Spring
or Summer I). To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have completed two years of undergraduate
study in a fashion design/product development curriculum that has a current ITAA member on the faculty.
Applicants must also submit a statement of purpose, brief summary of leadership and community activities,
letter from the applicant's department head, two letters of recommendation including one from an ITAA
member, and a design project. For complete details, visit www.itaaonline.org and enter "Grants and
Awards" in the Search field. London Only
Merit Scholarship: These $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year to U.S. colleges and universities. The
number of scholarships awarded to an institution is based on the number of students who attended the AIU
Study Abroad Program the previous year. The Merit Scholarships are presented to campus officials (usually
in the Study Abroad office) in the fall term for use during the following calendar year. Scholarship
recipients are selected at the discretion of their home institutions. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative
grade point average and take a full load (3 or more classes) during a regular AIU academic term. Merit
scholoarship awards applied to 5-week summer sessions may not exceed $500 per student. London Only
The William Jefferson Clinton Scholars Program: The William Jefferson Clinton Scholars Program at the
American University in Dubai seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation by
strengthening the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges
of global interdependence through its work in racial, ethnic and religious reconciliation. In partnership with
AUD, the program gives US-based students the opportunity to expand their educational and cultural
horizons by studying in the Arab world.
API Scholarship: API awards approximately $140,000 in scholarship money annually, in amounts ranging
from $250 - $1000 per student.
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Arcadia Scholarship: The Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad has one of the most extensive
scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. Every year they distribute hundreds of need-based
scholarships ranging between $500 and $2000 for a full-year, semester or term.
Helen T. Lin Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1500 to a fall student continuing in a spring program in
Beijing. Based on need and merit.
Harbin Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1500 to a fall student continuing to the spring program in
Harbin. Based on need and merit.
Hangzhou Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1500 to a fall student continuing to the spring program in
Hangzhou. Based on need and merit.
Outstanding Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $4000 to students in the Beijing Chinese Language,
Beijing Chinese Studies, Harbin, or Hangzhou programs. Based on need and merit.
Jan Term Graduate: Provides assistance of up to $1000. Given to a Jan Term student continuing into
spring. Based on evaluation during Jan Term.
The Vo Xuan Trang Memorial Scholarship: Provides assistance of up to $1200 to a student in the Vietnam
Program. Based on need and merit.
Jewish Studies Scholarship: Every spring term CET will make two $1200 scholarships available to attend
the Jewish Studies in Prague program.
Outstanding Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1200 to students in the Prague: central European
Program. Based on need and merit.
Spring Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1200 to students in the Siena Program. Based on need and
Summer Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1500 to students in the Beijing Chinese Language, Beijing
Chinese Studies, or Harbin program. Based on need and merit.
Hangzhou Summer Immersion Scholar: Provides assistance of up to $1500 for students in the Hangzhou
program. Based on need and merit.
Marie H. Karger Scholarship for Women: Provides assistance of up to $4000 to a woman who best meets
Lu Tao Memorial Scholarship: Provides assistance of up to $2500 to a Harbin student who best meets
John E. Bowman Travel Grant: These awards provide assistance to students participating in CIEE study or
volunteer abroad programs in non-traditional locations and are intended to help defray the cost of travel.
Robert B. Bailey Scholarship: The Robert B. Bailey Scholarship is intended to promote the participation in
CIEE programs of individuals or members of groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in study
abroad, especially ethnic minority students.
CIEE-International Study Programs Scholarship: In an effort to make study abroad opportunities available
to the widest possible audience, CIEE-International Study Programs offers scholarships each year to
students who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need.
U.S. Department of Education Scholarship for programs in China: Provides financial assistance to students
who are participating in the Chinese language programs at certain CIEE Study Centers. Past scholarship
awards have ranged from $1000 - $8000 per term.
Jennifer Ritzmann Scholarship: This $1000 scholarship is available to students applying to the
Monteverde, Costa Rica semester program only.
College Year in Athens Scholarship: College Year in Athens has set aside some funds for supplemental
scholarships for academically qualified students who would not otherwise be able to attend. These are
awarded, normally in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,000 per semester, as credit against the fees and
should not be used to reduce the financial aid package awarded through the home institution. Preference is
given to boarding students.
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DIS Scholarship: Consists of grants in the range of $500 - $1000 per semester plus a small number of
DIS Work Scholarship: $400 per semester
Knud Helm-Erichsen Scholarship: $500 - $2000
Mary Dau Scholarship: of $500 - $2000
IES Asia Pacific Scholarship: Open to students who have applied to study for a term or academic year in
IES Adelaide, Auckland, Beijing, Christchurch, Melbourne, Nagoya, Sydney, or Tokyo.
Cross-Cultural and Comparative Studies Scholarship: Open to students who have an interest in cross-
cultural and comparative studies.
Fine Arts or Performing Arts Scholarship: Open to students who excel in one of the arts (Visual Arts,
Music, Drama, Creative Writing, etc.).
Excellence in a Foreign Language Scholarship: Open to students who excel in the study of one of the
following foreign languages: Mandarin, French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish.
Dr. William Louis Gaines Endowed Scholarship: For students who attend a private college or university
that is a Member or Associate Member of the IES Consortium and who are a History or International
High Academic Achievement: Open to students who are performing academically at an extremely high
level of achievement within any major.
IES John Gearen Endowed Scholarship: Supports students who have an interest in studying on the IES
Dublin program or at another IES Center in a developing region of the world (Argentina, Chile, China, or
Ecuador). Preference is given to students interested in Ireland.
IES South America Scholarship: Open to students with strong Spanish language skills who have applied to
study for a term or academic year in IES Buenos Aires, Quito or Santiago.
Robert McNeill International Business Scholarship: Open to students who have an interest in international
International Relations Scholarship: Open to students who demonstrate an interest in foreign relations.
Leadership and Community Involvement Scholarship: Open to students in any major who have
demonstrated leadership and/or commitment in such areas as social service, student government, politics,
or community development/welfare.
Excellence in the Sciences Scholarship: Open to students who are majoring in one of the sciences.
Adelyn Dougherty Leander Urban Issues Scholarship: Open to students who have an interest in urban
William Dwyer Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Intended for students interested in studying in a Spanish
IES Need-Based Financial Aid: IES offers Need-Based financial aid to enable as many qualified students
as possible to study abroad.
IES Minority Merit-Based Scholarships: Open to students who are African-American, American
Indian/Alaska Native, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, or Multiracial.
IES Berlin Minority Scholarship: Sponsored by the German Ministry for Economy and Technology and
Historically Black Colleges and University Scholarships: Open to students who attend an HBCU that is a
Member of Associate member of the IES consortium.
IES Disability Grants: To enhance study abroad opportunities for students with disabilities, IES offers
partial travel grants to students attending IES programs.
JASSO Scholarships: The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) in conjunction with Kanda
University of International Studies in Tokyo, Japan, and Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, awards IES
scholarships for students studying at the IES Centers in Tokyo and Nagoya.
IES Public University Scholarships: For students who attend a public college or university that is a
Member or Associate member of the IES consortium.
IFSA-Butler Scholarships: IFSA-Butler offers scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need.
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Memorial Scholarships: They offer scholarships in memory of former students. Each is $3500, awarded
Program-specific Scholarships: IFSA-Butler annually offers a $2500 Marcus Ames-Lewis Scholarship to a
student studying at Birkbeck, University of London. In addition, they award the Ivan Schulman Scholar
award to a student studying for the semester on the Universidad de La Habana program.
Overseas University Scholarships: For specific institutions.
INSTEP Scholarships: INSTEP offers a limited number of scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000. In
order to be considered for a scholarship you must have already applied and been accepted to your INSTEP
program of choice. Then, to obtain a Scholarship Application Form you should request a form from Steve
Seaworth and one will be emailed to you.
ISA Scholarships: ISA awards $40,000 in scholarships each year to summer, semester and academic year
No scholarship information on website.
SFS Scholarships: This fun is supported by the generous contributions of alumni, donors and foundations
and is designed to make the SFS experience available to students facing financial challenges.
Andreas Family Fund Scholarship: This fund focuses on providing financial aid to students in U.S. public
colleges, who are academically eligible but may not be able to afford to participate in an SFS program.
The SIT Fund: This scholarship fund is designed to help promote study abroad opportunities worldwide.
The Diversity Fund: To support SIT Study Abroad’s commitment to achieving a diverse learning
community, scholarships are offered to students who will enhance the racial, national, and ethnic diversity
of our programs.
The Compton Fund: Was established to provide scholarships to undergraduate students participating in
SIT programs with environmental, peace studies, or sustainable development themes.
HBCU Scholarships: Offered to students enrolled in Historically Black Colleges and Universities to
participate in any SIT Study Abroad program.
Middle East and Islamic Studies Scholarship: Offered for students participating in programs in
predominately Muslim countries or in other programs with significant Middle Eastern and/or Islamic
EIL Alumni Study Abroad Scholarship: For students who have participated in an Experiment in
International Living summer program for high school students, have received an Outbound Ambassador
Scholarship through a mentoring organization, and can demonstrate financial need.
SIT Asia Fund: A fund for SIT Study Abroad’s China, Mongolia and Viet Nam programs.
The Workum Fund: Provides scholarship assistance to participants in SIT Study Abroad programs to the
The Houston International Scholarship: Provides international/intercultural learning opportunities for
Houston-area undergraduate students.
Sally Bragg Baker Scholarship: It is awarded to a female participant in any SIT Study Abroad program
who demonstrates international awareness and a desire to create a more peaceful world through
Sweetbriar Financial Aid: In 2005-2006 a total of $200,000 in direct grants, ranging from $500 to $18,000
was available to well-qualified students with demonstrated needs. This aid came from funds supported by
alumni, alumnae, friends of the Junior Year in France and matching grants from corporations: the R. John
Matthew Scholarship Fund, the Robert G. Marshall 25th Anniversary Fund, the Bates Memorial Fund, the
Phillip Frost Endowed Scholarship Fund, as well as contributions to the Financial Aid Operating Budget.
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The Alvin S. Meltzer Endowed Scholarship Fund: From $1,000 to $2,000 awarded on basis of academic
merit and financial need. Preference is given to students enrolled in a program of study related to marine
ecology or Mediterranean culture. SU students only. May supersede other SU Abroad grants.
The Knowlton C. Foote, Ph.D. and Constance Canfield Foote Scholarship: Usually $2,500 awarded on
basis of academic merit and financial need. Preference given to School of Education students. SU students
only. Supercedes other DIPA grants.
The JoAnn Heffernan Heisen Scholarship: Usually $5,000 awarded on basis of academic merit and
financial need. Award is restricted to SU students who come from single parent households. Supercedes
other DIPA grants.
The Muriel S. Alper Memorial Award: Usually $1,000 to $1,200 awarded for study in Madrid, Florence,
Strasbourg, or London on basis of academic merit and financial need. SU students only.
The Christopher and Jennifer Jones Memorial Scholarship: Usually $1,000 to $1,200 awarded on basis of
academic merit and financial need. Designed to enhance the study abroad experience, the award may be
applied to course fees or independent travel. SU students only.
The Susan Bender-Scheer and Perry J. Scheer Scholarship: Usually $500 to $800 awarded for study in
Florence on the basis of academic merit and financial need. SU students only.
The Anthony Yeh Scholarship: Usually $5,000 toward a semester or year of study in Hong Kong. The
scholarship is awarded on the basis of combined academic achievement and financial need. SU students
The James Capolongo Engineering Scholarship: Usually $1,000 to $1,500 per semester, awarded to an
engineering student. Full-year students are awarded twice. SU students only. For deadline and details,
contact Karen Davis, Career Services, School of Engineering.
Alexia Foundation of World Peace Scholarship: Awards of $9,000 (1st place) and $6,000 (2nd place) are
applied toward London fall semester tuition and program fees for students to study photojournalism and
work on projects. Applicants must submit photos to the Alexia Competition by February 1 for the following
fall. Three merit scholarship winners are also awarded grants of S1,600 each by DIPA toward tuition
expenses. (All students - graduate and undergraduate)
Contemporary European Travel Grants: Two $750 scholarships designed to cover transportation costs for
two students planning to study in Strasbourg and earn the Certificate in Contemporary Europe. Recipients
are chosen based on GPA and coursework in economics, international relations, and languages. (All
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