Want to Study Abroad? 7 Sites to Find Funding: Awards, Grants, Scholarships, Fellowships + More


Interested in studying abroad, but don’t have the budget for it? Below are 7 resources to find various grants, awards, scholarships and fellowships to help fund your education overseas.

Institute of International Education’s Funding for US Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants, including all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.

College Board general scholarship search engine: Free online scholarship database.

FastWeb: Free online scholarship database.

IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding: Free online database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships and grants.

Scholarships.com: Free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource.

StudentAid.ed.gov: U.S. government-sponsored scholarships + grants.

BlackExcel.org:  One of the largest scholarship and resource databases for minority students.

Also: Carnegie Mellon University publishes a nice, comprehensive list of Private and Government Grants + Scholarships.

Any resources I’ve missed? Please feel free to list others in the comments. Happy searching!

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