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Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships

NYU provides extensive financial support to make study abroad possible for all students. In order to fund your international study, there are also a range of external scholarships for which you can apply.

NYU Scholarships and Aid

All admitted undergraduate students applying for financial aid to study abroad are automatically evaluated for an additional need-based award. The Global Pathways Scholarship provides up to $4,000 per semester (depending on demonstrated need) to cover the additional costs of international study. Students will receive an award notification beginning in June (for Fall semester) and in November (for Spring semester). You must follow the regular Office of Financial Aid process for applying for need-based aid.

Learn more about other scholarships available through NYU.

Steinhardt Study Away Income Replacement Scholarship

The Steinhardt Study Away Income Replacement Scholarship provides need-based awards to Steinhardt students who will be studying abroad for a full semester and who will be leaving a paying job during that time.  

The scholarship will help to replace loss of income, up to $2,000, in order to make study away more financially accessible.

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled Steinhardt undergraduate student
  • Applied for Spring 2020 semester study away 
  • Able to provide proof of employment and earnings at an on-campus or off-campus job 
  • Demonstrate financial need through an NYU financial aid award letter

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
    • Students will need to upload a copy of their NYU Award Letter and their 3 most recent pay stubs

Deadlines

  • Priority Deadline for Spring 2020: October 15
  • Rolling review after October 15, pending fund availability
  • Deadline for fall 2020 will be in April 2020 (exact date TBD)

For more information, please contact the Steinhardt Office of Global Affairs at 212-992-9380 or email steinhardt.global@nyu.edu.

Non-NYU Scholarships and Aid

Note that the Office of Global Affairs does not administer all of these scholarships. For more information, please contact each organization directly. Students might also consider alternative fund-raising sites like myTab. Grant Space, a service of the Foundation Center, also offers additional information for securing educational funding.

Have you found a scholarship not on our list? Please email steinhardt.global@nyu.edu with the subject line “Scholarship Resource” to share additional scholarship resources or suggest updates to this page.

American Association of University Women Fellowships and Grants
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen/International · Awards Vary

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Full-Time UG · U.S. Citizen · Awards up to $8,000 · Semester or year study abroad programs only

Boren Scholarships/Fellowships
Full-Time UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards up to $20,000 for UG and $30,000 for Grad · To study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards N/A

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
Full time UG · US citizens · Awards 615 Euro monthly · One semester to one year program

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards up to $10,000 · For students who are active in movements for social and economic justice.

Diversity Abroad Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants
Full-Time UG · US Citizen · Awards $500

Diversity Network Summer Scholarship
Full-Time UG · Attend Diversity Network Institution · Awards $500

Freeman Asia 
UG · US Citizen or Permanent Resident · Awards $3,000-$7,000 · East or Southeast Asia only

Foundation for Global Scholars
UG/Grad. U.S. Citizen. $2000 award. Three times annually

Fund for Education Abroad 
UG · US Citizen or Permanent Resident · Awards up to $10,000

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
UG · US Citizen · Awards N/A

Fund for International Service-Learning
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards $500

Global Studies Foundation Student Grant
Full-Time UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards N/A ·

International Student Travel Video Contest
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards up to $4,000 

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards Vary, average $2,500

LIVFund Scholarship
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards $500 · Destinations in Latin America only

Pimsluer Approach - The Study Abroad Scholarship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Tiered Prizes

Point Scholarships
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards Vary

STA Start the Adventure Scholarship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards $2,500

The Etta Kallman Memorial Scholarship
Full-Time NYU McGhee Division Student · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards range $1,000 - $2,000

The Levin-Goffe Scholarship Fund
UG · Immigrants in New York City who identify as LGBTQI 

Travel and Study Grant Program
UG · Citizen Status N/A · Applicants should live in Minnesota or the five boroughs of New York City at the time of application · Awards Vary · Eligible disciplines for 2015 are music, theater, and visual arts, including composers, sound artists, playwrights, creators of performance art and experimental theater, and visual artists

Wasserman Center Internship Grant
UG/Grad · NYU Student · Awards $1,000

In addition to the scholarships listed, we highly recommend you check NYU Global Page.