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. Application required.
Gilman Scholarship and Gilman Critical Need Language Supplement To support study abroad. For Pell Grant Recipients. October and March deadlines. Follow these instructions for Beloit College applicants.
Fund for Education Abroad. Includes scholarships to specifically support athletes and LGBTQ+ students. For U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and DACA students. January application deadline.
Freeman Asian Studies. For U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Application in the semester before study abroad.
Boren Scholarships To study abroad in countries where less-commonly taught languages are spoken and which are considered important to U.S. national security. Post-graduation requirement: One year of work for the federal government. Long-term study abroad prioritized. For U.S. citizens. February deadline
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.
- American Swedish Institute Scholarships For U.S. Students with a demonstrated interest in Sweden. Strict eligibility requirements.
- American Women's Club Stockholm Travel Fund For American citizens (men and women) who have been accepted for study abroad or research at a Swedish educational institute.
- Benjamin Franklin Travel Scholarship for Sophomore, Junior & Senior students, double majoring including one major in French, who have a specific academic or professional project that they want to accomplish in France (studies, internship, specific visits…)
- CIEE Travel Grants and other Scholarships To attend CIEE programs as well as travel and work abroad.
- DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship Program to study, conduct research, or complete internships in Germany during the academic year.
- European opportunities. Database of scholarships for study in Europe.
- FIPSE Scholarship for participation in ACM Brazil program.
- Foundation for Global Scholars Foundation Scholarships For U.S. or Canadian citizens. Average award $1000.
- Freeman-ASIA Scholarships for U.S. undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who plan to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
- Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Global Studies Foundation Student Grants For U.S. citizens. Must share your experience with others upon return (through presentations videos, info sessions, etc.). Preference for strategically important countries and languages.
- Go Overseas Study Abroad Scholarship Open to international and U.S. students. Scholarship must be used to cover tuition and fees.
- Gudrun Gytel Fund Scholarships For U.S. citizens studying in Denmark.
- IES Merit Scholarships Merit scholarships To attend IES study abroad programs.
- IES Need-Based financial aid To attend IES study abroad programs.
- JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) Supports travel and living costs for study in Japan
- LIVFund Scholarships For students planning to learn, intern, or volunteer abroad in Latin America. Must post at least three blog entries during your time abroad.
- Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships For year-long study at a university abroad.
- Sarah's Wish Foundation Scholarships For U.S. women with a commitment to public service and the Sarah's Wish Foundation mission.
- SASS Sweden Travel Grant Scholarships to study or pursue research on Swedish literature, culture or social sciences.
- Sons of Norway Foundation King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund Scholarships for U.S. citizens who plan to explore their interest in Norwegian heritage or modern Norway
- SIT Study Abroad Scholarships To attend SIT programs.
- Study & Internship Program (SIP) To study applied science in Germany for one semester and complete a professional internship at a company or research institute over a second semester.
- TCA Scholarship for Armenian American Students For Armenian American students to study abroad in Turkey or the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
- TCA Scholarship for Minority Students For African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American students who plan to study abroad in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, or Bosnia and Herzegovina
- US-Japan Bridging Project Scholars. Supports study abroad in Japan for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
- Beloit College Travel scholarships. Class of 2008 scholarship, John and Sally Burris Scholarship, the Ivan and Janice Stone Trust, Schroeder scholarship. Eligibility: admission to an off-campus study program, financial need. No application required; students with financial aid are automatically considered.
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
- Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
- Beloit College Center for Language Study Scholarships available.
Continue your education post graduation
- Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
- Fulbright Fellowships For study, research, and teaching English abroad for U.S. citizens
- Marshall Scholarships For graduate study at British universities.
- Rotary Scholarships in Peace and Conflict Resolution. For graduate study at selected universities.
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