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Scholarships can help defray the cost of study abroad, support independent projects and language study, and provide opportunities for further study and research following graduation.


Most commonly available to Beloit College students.

An application is required for each of these scholarships.

Beloit College Study Abroad Scholarships

The following scholarships were created by friends and alumni of Beloit College to support study abroad. Students with significant financial need are automatically considered for these.  No application required.

  • Dan and Laverne Schroeder Fund:  For study abroad on Beloit College programs for students with financial need.
  • John and Sally Burris Fund:  For study abroad for students with financial need.      
  • Class of 2008:  For off-campus study (domestic or study abroad) for students with financial need.
  • Luke Somers '08 Memorial Fund Luke Somers '08 had an insatiable wanderlust and commitment to understand and serve the world by telling the stories of the communities that he chronicled as a photojournalist, writer, wanderer, and friend to so many. His values and commitments have inspired the Beloit College community to establish the Luke Somers'08 Memorial Fund to provide financial assistance to students pursuing study abroad opportunities to enhance their experiential knowledge of the world. Preference will be given to those students seeking to gain understanding about the peoples and cultures of the Middle East.

Other Scholarships

Additional Funding

For other funding opportunities available through Beloit College, check with your department. For funding for study abroad at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, see IIE Passport.

Carry Out a Project

During study abroad - Study Abroad Enhancement Grants.  During winter and summer breaks - Asian Studies, International Education and Weissberg Human Rights Grants

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship To conduct brief work in a foreign country to help advance the goals of UNESCO.

Study a Language

Continue your education post graduation