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Scholarships

Explore scholarships that work for you and your study abroad program in different categories, not just under the study abroad destination category. This is a selection of scholarships for study abroad; you may find additional ones.

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Pace Scholarships for Study Abroad

    • Child Family Health International (CFHI): Scholarships are available for College of Health Profession students participating on a CFHI program, up to $1,500. Scholarship recipients will be asked to keep a blog and other publications with CFHI. Upon return, Pace CFHI scholarship recipients are expected to share their experiences abroad with current Pace students at CHP and at Education Abroad events.
    • The Amelia A. Gould Children’s Health Program Fund: Thanks to the generous gift of The Amelia A. Gould Revocable Trust, The Amelia A. Gould Children's Health Program Fund was established in 2020. The fund supports programmatic initiatives and student clinical experiences, with a focus on international experiences, aimed at advancing healthcare and the general welfare of children. Students of all College of Health Professions programs are encouraged to participate in these initiatives, including nursing, physician assistant studies, nutrition and dietetics, communication sciences and disorders, occupational therapy, and health science. The following initiative is funded under this program: Scholarships for Global clinical rotation or (virtual) study abroad experience
    • Dyson World Cultural Exchange Fund Award: Dyson offers a limited number of competitive awards worth $1,000 each for undergraduate/graduate participation on Dyson faculty-led programs. Applicants must be enrolled in any major at Dyson College and must have accrued a minimum of 12 credits at Pace. Applicants with QPA below 3.0 will not be considered.
    • Holmes Fund: Endowed scholarship available for Economics, History, and Political Science majors participating in a credit-bearing study abroad program. One to two students will receive $1,000 for short-term faculty-led/summer programs and $3,000 for semester/academic year programs.
  • All scholarships are administered through Lubin's Center for Global Business Programs.

    • Figueroa Family Fund for International Field Studies: Awards scholarships of $2,000 for students enrolled on any International Field Studies (Lubin's faculty-led programs). Applicants must have a minimum QPA of 3.0, have completed at Pace a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate students and 9 credits for graduate students at the time the scholarship application is submitted, and filed a 2022-2023 FAFSA with the Pace Financial Aid office.
    • Figueroa Family Fund for Semester Study Abroad Programs: Awards scholarships of $3,000 for students participating in a semester study abroad programs. Applicants must have a minimum QPA of 3.0, have completed at Pace a minimum of 12 credits at the time the scholarship application is submitted, and filed a 2022-2023 FAFSA with the Pace Financial Aid office.
    • Nancy and Gene Celentano Fund for International Field Study: Student awardees enrolled in a specific International Field Study (Lubin's faculty-led programs) will receive a $2,500 scholarship per student. Applicants must have a minimum QPA of 3.0, have completed at Pace a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate students and 9 credits for graduate students at the time the scholarship application is submitted, and filed a 2022-2023 FAFSA with the Pace Financial Aid office.
      • The Celentano International Field Study for Spring 2023 is Argentina & Brazil - FIN 360/FIN 680V: International Finance.
    • Figueroa Family Fund + Marc Scheinman Award for International Field Study Travel: One Lubin student who enrolls in any Fall term International Field Study (Lubin's faculty-led programs) and applies for one of the above Lubin scholarships will also automatically be considered for a $3,000 grant. Applicants with a QPA lower than 3.5 will not be considered.

    Students are limited to 1 International Field Study scholarship and 1 Semester Study Abroad Award from the Lubin Center for Global Business Programs during their period of study at Pace.

    ​​​​​​Apply for Lubin Scholarships.

  • Students admitted to Pace's Honors College can apply for a study abroad grant of up to $1,000 from the Pforzheimer Honors College to use towards an approved credit-bearing study abroad program (semester, summer, or faculty-led courses). Confirmation with the Honors College is required. This scholarship can be used only once during a student's time at Pace, and it must be used for overseas travel. Apply and read more about the Honors College Scholarship for Study Abroad.

  • Pace Endowed Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Pace alumni and friends, as well as corporations and foundations. These benefactors have a strong belief in the importance of a Pace education for a student's future success. There are over 300 endowed and restricted scholarships available. Learn more about Pace institutional scholarships and grants. There are some Pace endowed funds that are specifically targeted for study abroad, such as:

    Pace students complete a single application to be considered for all endowed scholarship opportunities. To be eligible to apply, students must be:

    • Matriculated (admitted to a degree or certificate program) and be enrolled for at least 6 credits per semester.
    • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
    • Have a QPA of 3.0 or above.
    • Financial need, since most awards are need-based.
    • Students must have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • Continuing and Resuming students must also complete our Application for Pace Endowed/Restricted Scholarships.
      • It is very important to provide as much information as possible to improve the chances of being matched with an award.
      • The priority filing date for Endowed Scholarships is June 1.

    Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis, and awards are made according to the availability of funding. In addition, applicants will only be notified if they are matched with an award; no regrets are sent.

External Scholarships for Study Abroad

  • American Foundation of Savoy Orders offers scholarships for students in humanities, fine arts, or international studies majors. For more information, email amsavoy@aol.com.

  • Boren Scholarship funds study abroad of U.S. undergraduates in world regions that are critical to U.S. interests. Scholarships support those who study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests yet underrepresented in study abroad - including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

  • BrokerFish Study Abroad Scholarship offers $1,000 for students studying abroad in any program throughout the globe.

  • Critical Language Scholarship Program are fully-funded summer language opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  • USAC, a third-party study abroad provider that Pace collaborates with, will provide a matching scholarship to any USAC student who is awarded a Diverse International Women of Color scholarship.

  • The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to decreasing financial restrictions for students through the provision of grants and scholarships. Submit 1 application to a range of scholarships from $1,250 to $10,000, which can be applied for programs that are minimum of 4 weeks long.

    Spring 2023 scholarship application period is open from July 1, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST through September 15, 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

  • The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships are based on Federal Pell Grant eligibility as well as the location of the study abroad program. Gilman provides over 3,500 scholarships annually to undergraduates (U.S. citizens) going abroad. Students can receive up to $5,000. Students studying critical need languages may be eligible to receive an additional award of up to $3,000. Email questions to: gilmanadvisors@iie.org

    • Critical Need Language
    • Gilman-Education New Zealand
    • Gilman-France
    • Gilman-DAAD – for study in Germany
  • The Lerna Study Abroad Award offers $2,000 to use for living expenses on a study abroad program.

  • TEAN, a third-party study abroad provider that Pace collaborates with, offers numerous scholarships - including need- and merit-based scholarships, diversity scholarships, and more. Awards of up to $15,000.

  • Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship provides $1,000 scholarships to students in good academic standing who study abroad.

  • The U.S. Student Fulbright program provides grants to graduating seniors and graduate students for English teaching and research service projects abroad.

Scholarship Databases

  • The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to decreasing financial restrictions for students through the provision of grants and scholarships. Submit 1 application to a range of scholarships from $1,250 to $10,000, which can be applied for programs that are minimum of 4 weeks long.

    Spring 2023 scholarship application period is open from July 1, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST–September 15, 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

  • International Education Financial Aid is a comprehensive search resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for both U.S. and international students who study abroad. You can find college scholarship search and grant listings, plus international student loan programs and other information that promote study abroad.

  • Scholarship Portal is a large online database with hundreds of scholarship opportunities tailored to students’ interests and experience.

  • U.S. Government Scholarships and Programs has 30+ scholarships for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students (some of these are listed above). Some are programs that provide funding for education and research; while not exclusively for international programs, they allow for study and research abroad.

  • DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service has a scholarship database of nearly 90 scholarships - for those who want to study abroad in Germany.

Asia

  • Freeman-ASIA offers up to $5,000 for a semester; $7,000 for an academic year; or $3,000 for a summer program awarded to students studying abroad in Asia.

  • The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), a third-party study abroad provider that Pace collaborates with, offers numerous scholarships - including need- and merit-based scholarships, diversity scholarships, and more. Awards of up to $15,000.

  • The South India Term Abroad (SITA +) Nallennam Scholarship - for study in India
    Awards are $5,000 for a full semester program and $2,500 for a summer term, for studying abroad in India.

    Spring 2023 scholarship application period is open from July 1, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST through September 15, 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

    • Bridging Scholarships from American Association of Teachers of Japanese
      • The U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation grants scholarships through American Association of Teachers of Japanese for students who were accepted into a study abroad program in Japan. Awards from $2,500-$4,000 provide for travel and living expenses. Scholarships are for semester or academic year programs only. Around 100 scholarships are awarded each year.
    • JASSO Scholarship
      • The Japanese Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship for International Students is awarded to one student with demonstrated financial need. Award up to 400,000 JPY for a semester and 880,000 JPY for a year.
    • MEXT Scholarship
      • MEXT Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    • Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarships
      • Morgan Stanley Japan Scholarships - for study in Japan
        For juniors and seniors studying economics and international finance who have been accepted to study abroad in Japan. Winners are awarded scholarships of $7,500.
    • Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship by U.S.-Japan Council
      • The Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship - for study in Japan Provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in Japan. The scholarship supports up
  • The Hiliary Echo Douglas Scholarship - for study in Vietnam or another southeast Asian country This scholarship is for a student studying abroad for at least 4 weeks in Vietnam or other locations in southeast Asia.

    Spring 2023 scholarship application period is open from July 1, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST through September 15, 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

Africa

  • IAU College offers merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, and grants for semester, summer, and January-term students.

Australia and New Zealand

  • Scholarships for Study in Australia - A number of scholarships are available that support study abroad in Australia.

  • Gilman-Education New Zealand Scholarship - Education New Zealand (ENZ) is New Zealand’s government agency for building international education and promoting New Zealand as a study destination. This partnership sustains a wider effort to support students who have traditionally been underrepresented in study abroad, including those of Native American heritage and will commit $250,000 over the next five years to support Gilman Scholars who study or intern abroad in New Zealand. Funding is matched by the U.S. Department of State. Email Gilmanadvisors@iie.org with any questions.

Europe

    • Richmond University: One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 USD will be awarded each term by Richmond for a Pace student going to Richmond as a Partner program (direct enroll, not exchange), with funds to be disbursed on arrival in London (can be used towards housing, airfare, or other on-site expenses). Pace applicants who are Pell Grant-eligible, students of color, differently-abled, and first-generation students are given preference. The scholarship application deadline for Fall 2022 semester is May 1, 2022. The scholarship application deadline for Spring 2023 semester is October 1, 2022. Applicants must apply to Pace directly via studyabroad@pace.edu
    • Association of American Study Abroad Programmes/United Kingdom - Scholarships for those studying abroad in the UK who are interested in starting a membership in AASAP. This merit-based award is £500-£1,000.
    • BUTEX Scholarship - £500 ($600 USD) scholarships for semester study in the United Kingdom.
    • IAU College offers merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, and grants for semester, summer, and January-term students.
    • Jeanne Marandon Fellowships - For students in the fields of Human and Social Sciences who study abroad in France. Fellowships for undergrads are $10,000 for the academic year. Applicants in literature, art, music, history, social sciences, and communications have priority; however, all majors are accepted. Applicants must have a sufficient command of spoken and written French to pursue their proposed studies and/or research in France. Funding from Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d'Amérique (SPFFA).
    • Gilman-France Scholarship - The French Embassy in the USA and Gilman Scholarship Program partnership offers a highly selective award for those studying or interning abroad in France. This scholarship supports the overall effort between the United States and France to increase and diversify international student mobility among French and American higher education institutions. Email Gilmanadvisors@iie.org with any questions.
  • The Eleni Zachariou Memorial Scholarship (FEA) - This scholarship of $5,000 will fund a semester scholarship for one deserving American undergraduate to study in Greece.

    Spring 2023 scholarship application period is open from July 1, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST through September 15, 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

  • Mitchell Scholarship - With funding from the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, this scholarship is for graduate students to study for a full academic year in Ireland and Northern Ireland, in a discipline of their choosing. Provides tuition, accommodation, and a stipend for living expenses and travel.

  • American-Scandinavian Foundation - ASF offers fellowships and grants for study abroad in Scandinavia (as well as publications, exhibitions, and other programs reinforcing the strong relationships between America and Scandinavia).

  • IAU College offers merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, and grants for semester, summer, and January-term students.

  • Switzerland Scholarships - A comprehensive resource of Swiss scholarships for international students.

South and Central America

Review Pace Scholarships, External Scholarships, and Scholarship Databases for potential scholarship awards to apply to your study abroad program.

Other Opportunities at Pace

Student Academic Conference Travel Fund for Undergraduate Presentations 2021-2022

For the 2021-2022 Academic Year, both in-person and virtual conference fees for student presenters at external conferences are eligible for funding. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis subject to funding availability. The application for reimbursement (DOCX) must be submitted before the conference. Visit the website for more information. Up to $800 in reimbursement funds for student travel