Scholarships and Grants

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Boren Award for International Study

  • For study in locations outside of Western Europe, Australia/New Zealand
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible
  • Language study must be a significant component of study abroad program

Gilman Scholarship

  • Must be receiving a Pell Grant as part of financial aid package
  • Must be an undergraduate in good standing
  • Program must last between 4 weeks and one year
  • Recent MSU Gilman recipients:
    • Lynn Mad Plume - Zambia Summer 2015
    • Elizabeth Guerra - Ireland Fall 2014
    • Kathryn Deslauriers - Greece Summer 2014
    • Texel Feder - Denmark Spring 2013
    • Brittany Smutek - Jordan Fall 2012
    • Maggie Yahvah - Italy Fall 2012
    • Justin Beschorner - Australia Fall 2012
    • Katie Olson - India Spring 2012
  • Contact Study Abroad for more information on how to apply

Go Overseas Scholarship

  • General study abroad scholarship.
  • Available to students participating in any study abroad program.

Undergraduate Scholars Program

  • MSU funding program for undergraduate research and creative activity in any discipline



Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan

  • For undergraduate students studying abroad in Japan.

Japanese Government Scholarships

  • Scholarships for U.S. citizens living in Montana, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska

Morgan Stanley Scholarships

  • The Morgan Stanley Scholarship essay competition is for students studying abroad in Japan.


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship

  • For undergraduate study or graduate research in Germany
  • Preference is given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university

Baden-Wurttemberg Scholarship

Sons of Norway Norwegian-American Heritage Fund Scholarship

  • For American students over 18 years of age wishing to study in Norway.

Turkey (Kadir Has University)

  • Scholarships for African American, Hispanic American, Native American, and Filipino American students.


Australia Awards - Endeavour Awards

  • Internationally competative scholarship for students studying in Australia


College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)

  • Applicants must be participating in a CCIS program and have no prior collegiate study abroad experience
  • Students with high GPA and who do volunteer work are favored

ISEP Scholarships

  • ISEP offers a variety of scholarships based on study abroad location and applicant need


MSU College of Business International Scholarships

  • Must be formally admitted to the MSU College of Business
  • Requires strong academic performance at MSU & the College of Business
  • Demonstrated commitment to international business education and professional development
  • Award amount: $1,000
  • Contact: Susan Dana; 316 Reid; 994-6203;
  • Download application and scholarship criteria here



  • For recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master's and doctoral students and young professionals and artists.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible and have a B.A. or equivalent degree at time of grant.
  • Contact Illse-Marie Lee for Fulbright advising.

American Scandinavian Foundation

  • Grants for advanced study or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
  • Applicant must have well-defined research or study project that makes a study in Scandinavia essential. Undergraduate education must be completed by start of project.

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program

  • Awards fellowships to undertake graduate study in specific fields in the arts, humanities, and social sciences leading to a doctoral degree or to a master's degree.

British Marshall Scholarships

  • Two year grants for graduate study at any university or business school in Britain


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