Diversity Scholarships

There are many scholarships available to help multicultural students go abroad. Use the links below to search for those scholarships and don't hesitate to ask for CGE help to apply!


Search for a large number of scholarships on their Study Abroad Scholarship Directory.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

FEA scholarships were designed by professionals in the field of Education Abroad to meet the growing need for financial resources to enable more students to go abroad. Scholarships will be up to $5,000 per semester and are not limited to specific programs, destinations, or fields of study. FEA will award funds for students planning to study abroad on academically rigorous programs with a preference for underrepresented students.

AGI Minority Geosciences Student Scholarships

The broad goal for this scholarship is to maintain and increase incrementally the number of underrepresented ethnic-minority students in the geosciences.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students

This scholarship program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.

American Physical Society

APS offers Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors.

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)

In an effort to increase dramatically the representation of African Americans, American Indians and Latinos in the critical field of engineering, NACME has this new scholarship program.

Scholarships for African Americans 

National Association of Black Journalists

Open to African American students majoring in journalism

National Society of Black Engineers


Scholarships for Asian Americans

Asian American Journalists Association

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation

South Asian Journalist Association


Scholarships for Latino/Latina Americans

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Laureate

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Scholarships - based on GPA (3.0 or higher), leadership capabilities, association with the NAHN and financial need.

State Farm Insurance

La Unidad Latina Foundation


Scholarships for Native Americans

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Association of American Indian Affairs

The Cherokee Nation

Friends of Hubbell

Scholarship Details and Application- for Navajo Nation student with a 3.0 GPA or higher and of junior or senior status.

For a PDF of this list click here. 

Program Provider Scholarships:

Check your program's website for information on the scholarships they offer!

Alliance scholarships 
GlobaLinks scholarships
CIEE scholarships 
Spanish Studies Abroad scholarships
IES scholarships
IFSA-Butler scholarships
ISA scholarships
SIT scholarships

Student Loans and Study Abroad:

Student loans can be used to cover several study abroad related expenses such as airfare and visa fees. Talk with your financial aid advisor about this option!

Diversityabroad.com Information on student loans.
U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan
International Student Loan (specifically for study abroad)