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Scholarships

Funding Opportunities through Washington College


The Crouse-Enokido Fellowship for Study in Asia and Beyond 

Washington College students may be awarded financial assistance for semester-long study abroad in Asia and other under-represented regions through an endowed fund named for a College Trustee and his wife who have lived and traveled across Asia. 

For more information on eligibility and award amounts please click HERE.

How to Apply: Students should indicate their interest in being considered for a Crouse-Enokido Fellowship in their application essay for semester-long study abroad. 
  • How often will this fellowship be given? Awards will be made both in the fall and spring semesters.
  • What are the Eligibility Requirements? Awards will be determined based on financial need, academic merit, and the total number of applications received. 
Deadlines: Rolling admission

Bennett Endowment for International Studies 

Available only to declared International Studies majors, or, with lesser priority, to those who have declared they are pursuing a concentration through the International Studies program.  For details please contact Dr. Andrew Oros at aoros2.

More information on eligibility and award amounts here

Due: Rolling Admission

Chris Miller Award

Created in the memory of Chris Miller ’14, these awards help defray costs to majors and minors of the Modern Languages department as they pursue studies abroad.

For more information click HERE

How to Apply: Recipients will be contacted directly by the Global Education Office after applying to study abroad.
  • What are the Eligibility Requirements? You must be a Language major pursuing immersive language study abroad
Deadlines: Spring and Summer 2020: Sunday, December 1, 2019 

Cater Society for Junior Fellows

The Cater Society for Junior Fellows will pay for airfare for its members for a semester-long study abroad experience. They will cover the charge of 1 coach seat and 1 checked bag. If you are a member of the Cater Society and would like to receive this funding, please contact Aaron Lampman (alampman2@washcoll.edu) with proof of your coach ticket as soon as possible.
 


Funding Opportunities Outside Washington College 


St. Andrews' Society of Philadelphia 

This nationally competitive scholarship can provide up to $22,000 for a year’s worth of study at one of four universities in Scotland: Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and St. Andrew’s. Since Washington College has an exchange agreement with the University of St. Andrews, our students are eligible to apply for the fellowship specifically for study at St. Andrews. Because Washington College students can only study abroad starting their Sophomore Spring, this is only eligible for students who wish to study abroad their entire Junior year.

Eligible to apply: Sophomores

College application deadline: Not available yet for 2020-2021
Society Deadline: Not available yet for 2020-2021
Please contact the Provost's Office for more details; you can view the College's webpage HERE.


Global Fellowship Scheme at the University of St. Andrews

"The Global Fellowship Scheme provides prestigious awards to enable talented scholars from around the globe to spend anywhere between one week to a month at St Andrews. During this time, you will be able to undertake a course of research and study, explore potential collaborations, enhance existing relationships, advance research work, and find the space to think in an inspirational environment."

Please see their website for application instructions and eligibility requirements. 

**PLEASE NOTE** This is not a scholarship opportunity for semester-long study abroad at the University of St. Andrews. This is a separate grant program that our partner school offers for a short-term study opportunity at St. Andrews for undergraduates from 1 to 4 weeks. This could not be done in place of a semester abroad or while WC's semesters are in session. 


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship “aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.”
More information on eligibility and award amounts here!

Due: Winter 2020-Fall 2020 is October 1st, 2019 at 11:59pm (CST)
 
Gilman-McCain Scholarship
The Gilman International Scholarship Foundation has a new scholarship opportunity for children of active military personnel. If you match that qualification, you can investigate the scholarship here!

Boren Awards for International Study

The Boren Award is to “provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East…In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.”
More information on eligibility and award amounts here!

Due: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 at 5 pm EST

Freeman-ASIA Program

“The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia” awarded by IIE. The award was created in 2001, and has since sent over 4,500 students abroad.
More information on eligibility and award amounts here!

Deadlines: Not available yet for 2020-2021

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarships

FEA is an organization dedicated to providing scholarships to students dedicated to rigorous study and “meet demographic or regional criteria.” The FEA offer many scholarships, but use the same application forms, eligibility, requirements, and deadline. Scholarships include: Athletes Abroad Scholarship, DC Area Scholarship, and the Rainbow Scholarship etc. 
More information on scholarships, eligibility, and award amounts here!
 

GoOverseas Study & Intern Abroad Scholarship

GoOverseas is an independent company that works with students who want to study, work, intern, or volunteer abroad. Their foundational work is in the reviews of programs and providers, but they run several contests and grant programs to help students fund their overseas experience.
More information on eligibility and award amounts here!

Due: depends - visit HERE to find out which scholarships are still open!