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Pace Scholarships for Study Abroad

Pace Study Abroad Scholarship
In Academic Year 2020-21, Pace Education abroad is offering a limited number of highly selective scholarships for Pace students studying abroad on (1) semester programs, and (2) faculty-led programs. Applicants must meet these requirements:

  • hold a 3.3 GPA or higher
  • have not yet studied abroad
  • have at least one semester remaining at Pace upon return from the term abroad
  • submit required application materials by the stated deadlines (an on-line application and a 500-word essay)

APPLY HERE. The application deadline for Spring 2021 semester and faculty-led programs is October 1, 2020. The Scholarship only applies to credit-bearing semester and Pace faculty-led study abroad programs. Awards will be given in the amount of $1,000. Scholarship recipients must participate in activities at Pace that promote Study Abroad after their program abroad.

Lubin Scholarships
The Lubin School of Business, through grants received from the Figueroa Family Fund, awards scholarships for International Field Studies (Lubin's faculty-led programs) and semester study abroad programs. Those who are offered an award will receive $2,000 per student for International Field Studies and $3,000 per student for semester programs. Also, through a grant received from the Nancy and Gene Celentano Fund, student awardees enrolled in a specific international field study will receive $2,500 scholarships per student. All scholarships are administered through Lubin's Center for Global Business Programs. Apply for Lubin Scholarships.

Honors Scholarship
Only applicable for students admitted to Pace's Honors College before Fall 2019. Students 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. Note: This scholarship can be used only once during a student's time at Pace, and it must be used for overseas travel. Read more about the Honors College Scholarship for Study Abroad.

Dyson Scholarship
Dyson provides scholarships for participation on Dyson faculty-led programs. Dyson offers a limited number of competitive World Cultural Exchange Fund awards worth $1,000 each for undergraduate/graduate faculty-led programs/courses. 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. Apply for Dyson Scholarships

Holmes Fund
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.

Scholarships through Pace Partner institutions: apply early!

Child Family Health International (CFHI)
A number of scholarships are available for approved students from Pace's College of Health Professions. Scholarships are up to $1,500 and available at CFHI Scholarships. 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 Education Abroad Network (TEAN)
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.

Sophia University, Japan
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.

IAU College, France/Spain/Morocco
IAU offers merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, and grants for semester, summer, and January-term students.

Stuttgart Media University (HdM), Germany (PDF)
Scholarships awarded to students enrolled in the HdM minor program “Business Analytics.” The scholarship offers students €800 per month for a 5-month study abroad semester.

University of Mannheim, Germany
Apply for one of the relevant Erasmus scholarships or other scholarships found on this site.

National Scholarships: apply early!

American Association of Teachers of Japanese - for study in Japan
$2,500 scholarships for U.S. citizen undergraduate students participating in semester-long study abroad programs in Japan.

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

American Foundation of Savoy Orders
Scholarships for students in humanities, fine arts, or international studies majors. For more information, email

Association of American Study Abroad Programs - for study in the UK
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.

Boren Awards
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.

BUTEX Scholarship - for study in the UK
£500 ($600 USD) scholarships for semester study in the United Kingdom.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these are fully-funded summer language opportunities.

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

The Eleni Zachariou Memorial Scholarship - for study in Greece
This scholarship of $5,000 will fund a semester scholarship for one deserving American undergraduate to study in Greece.

Foundation for Global Scholars
$2,000 scholarships for U.S. citizens to study abroad on a program that's at least 4 weeks in duration.

Freeman-ASIA - for study in Asia
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.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships
The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to decreasing financial restrictions for students through the provision of grants and scholarships. Scholarships range from $1,250 to $10,000 and can be applied for programs that are minimum 4 weeks long. Download a flyer (PDF) for Spring 2021 applications (awards of up to $5,000). The application for Spring 2021 opens on July 1, 2020. For Summer, Fall, and Academic Year 2021-2022, the application is open from November 16, 2020 until January 21, 2021.

Gilman International Scholarship
Gilman 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 for 3+ weeks. 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. Read about Pace's 2018 Gilman Scholarship Recipients. The application deadline for 2021 programs is October 6, 2020! Email questions to: Read more about Gilman scholarships.

Go Overseas Scholarship to Study Abroad - for study in Australia
Go Overseas provides $500 for students to study in Australia.

Good Colleges Study Abroad Award
Offers $2,000 to use for living expenses on a study abroad program.

The Hiliary Echo Douglas Scholarship - for study in Vietnam or other southeast Asian country
This scholarship is for a student studying abroad for at least 4 weeks in Vietnam or other locations in southeast Asia.

ItaliaRail Study Abroad Scholarship - for study in Italy
$1,000 scholarship (plus a 3-day Italy rail pass) for Fall or Spring semester study abroad in Italy.

Jane Gluckmann and Carol Rausch Go Global Scholarship
For a student going to France, Germany, Mexico, Central America, or South America - to study for at least 4 weeks.

Jeanne Marandon Fellowships - for study in France
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).

Malú Alvarez Global Access Scholarship
Five semester scholarships are awarded each year for study in any country of the student's choosing.

Mitchell Scholarship - for study in Ireland
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.

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.

NAFSA Tamara Bryant Memorial Scholarship
Funds for African-American undergraduate students in the U.S. who hope to study abroad and gain valuable experiences that will prepare them for the increasingly global environment into which they will graduate.

Norman Woodberry Scholarship
The World Affairs Forum offers a scholarship program for students studying abroad. It’s only for students who reside or study in Fairfield County CT or Westchester County NY (Pace PLV!).

Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America - for study in Italy
ODSIA offers scholarships to students of Italian descent (defined as having at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent) for studying Italian language on a study abroad program in Italy.

Rainbow Scholarship
Awarded to deserving LGBTQI students who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Minimum of 4 weeks studying in country on a for-credit program for summer, fall, or spring. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA students can apply.

Scholarships for Study in Australia - for study in Australia
A number of scholarships listed that support study abroad in Australia.

SE Ranking Scholarship
This scholarship is based on creating a compelling piece of content that will be catchy and practical. Showcase your marketing knowledge and win a scholarship! Write a 1,000-word essay for the chance to receive $1,000 towards your study abroad program.

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

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.

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

U.S. Student Fulbright
The U.S. Student Fulbright Program provides grants to undergrad and grad students studying abroad.

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation - for study in Japan
The U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation grants scholarships to 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.

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 to the full cost of attendance at the study abroad program of the student’s choice.

Scholarship databases: apply early!

Institute for International Education (IIE)
IIE offers Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants. Consideration given to the following factors: financial need; status as first-generation college students; status as members of underrepresented racial/ethnic/gender groups; disabilities; and the lack of experience with travel abroad. Scholarships
Diversity Abroad provides a search engine to find relevant study abroad scholarships for undergraduates.

Fund for Education Abroad
FEA offers 23 different named scholarships for study abroad (some of which are listed above on this webpage).

IEFA (International Education Financial Aid)
IEFA 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
A large online database with hundreds of scholarship opportunities tailored to students’ interests and experience.

Other opportunities at Pace

Pace Undergraduate Student Academic Conference Travel Fund for Joint Presentations with Faculty Mentors
Up to $800 in reimbursement funds for student travel