STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
The primary purpose is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries. There are three categories of awards: Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships, Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships and short-term Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships. Visit Creighton's Rotary Ambassadorial Page to learn more about the application process or to contact Creighton's Rotary Scholarship advsior.
NSEP Boren Scholarships
Established by the National Security Education Act of 1991, NSEP Scholarships aim to provide U.S. undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire expertise in languages, cultures, and countries less commonly taught in the U.S. NSEP Scholarships can be applied for study in all countries except Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Visit Creighton's NSEP Scholarship Page to learn more about the application process or to contact Creighton's NSEP Scholarship representative.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Programs, this program enables students who have limited financial means to participate in study abroad opportunities worldwide. The program provides awards of up to $5000 for U.S. citizens undergraduate students at two- and four- year institutions to pursue semester or academic-year long study abroad opportunities in other countries. To be eligible, students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel warning or in Cuba. For more information or to contact Creighton's Gilman Scholarship representative, visit Creighton's Gilman International Scholarship Page.
Project Global Officers (GO)
Project GO is a collaborative initiative through the Department of Defense that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.
The Fund for Education Abroad
FEA offers a variety of scholarships for students who study abroad for 4 weeks or longer on programs that are known for academic rigor and immersion elements. Check the FEA website for awards and eligibility criteria.
Adell & Hancock Fund
The purpose of the Adell & Hancock Fund is to provide a supplemental support to international or U.S. students who are in need of additional funds to carry out their international educational plans. The amount given to each student will depend on individual need determined by IIE/Denver's scholarship committee, not to exceed $2,400. Please see the Study Abroad Coordinator for more information.
STA Travel Scholarship (for ISEP participants only)
Two $500 scholarships from STA Travel for roundtrip travel from the United States to your program destination are available each academic year to ISEP students whose home university is located in the USA. To enter the scholarship drawing, eligible students must contact STA Travel to purchase their ticket (1-866-557-8529 or email@example.com) and identify him/herself as an ISEP student. Entries must be received by August 1st and December 15th.
Annette Kade Scholarship
For study in France and Germany. Award criteria include genuine interest in studying in France or Germany, strong academic background, and financial need. Only full year applicants for ISEP exchanges in France or Germany qualify. Applications are due May 15.
The Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATI) administers scholarships for U.S. students studying in Japan. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships; Japanese language background is not a requirement. Awards range from $2,500 to $4,000, depending on the length of the program. For more information, visit Creighton's Bridging Scholarship Page.
The German Academic Service offers undergraduate scholarships for study abroad, university language or summer courses, senior thesis research, and/or internships in Germany. Grants are also available to graduate students, PhD candidates and faculty, scholars and scientists at universities. For more information, visit Creighton's DAAD Scholarship Page.
Many programs offer scholarships and travel grants to help students with financial need. Be sure to ask your program sponsor. To search for additional funding for study abroad, visit IIE Passport.
FIELD OF STUDY SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
French Ministry of Education
Full year ISEP participants to the Université de Lille III and the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens) have the opportunity to teach English in French elementary or secondary schools during their exchange. Students participating in the program take half a normal course load and earn the other half of their credits by teaching under the supervision of the Education Department of their host institution. They also receive a payment of 730 Euros per month. Participants teach 12 hours per week for 7 months. Students must have at least four semesters of college-level French and some course work in Education.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF supports international research and education through a variety of programs, including fellowships, travel grants, summer institutes, workshops, and research and education projects.
Social Science Research Council
The SSRC sponsors more than forty interdisciplinary programs focused on specific areas of research, on building new fields, and on the education and training of researchers. Council programs also support the development of institutional bases for social science around the world, and work to strengthen collaboration and communication among researchers.
POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Among several prestigious scholarships and fellowships available to students, five are for study abroad: Fulbright Grants, Marshall Scholarships, NSEP Scholarships, Rhodes Scholarships and Rotary Fellowships. For more information, visit Creighton's National and International Scholarships and Fellowships website.
Seniors may apply to these post-baccalaureate scholarships:
The U.S. Congress created the Fulbright Program in 1946 to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchanges. Each year the Fulbright Program enables U.S. students, artists, and other professionals to study or conduct research in over 100 nations. The Program offers Fulbright Full Grants, Fulbright Travel Grants, Foreign and Private Grants, and teaching opportunities. Visit Creighton's Fullbright Fellowship Page to learn more about the application process or to contact Creighton's Fullbright representative.
British Marshall Scholarships
Established by an Act of Parliament in 1953 to commemorate the ideals of the European Recovery Programme (the Marshall plan), the British Marshall Scholarships are intended to enable ?intellectually distinguished young Americans to study in the United Kingdom and thereby to gain an understanding and appreciation of the British way of life.? Visit Creighton's Marshall Scholarship Page to learn more about the application process or to contact Creighton's advisor for Marshall Fellowships.
The Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarship provides for study at the University of Oxford and is one of the most competitive awards available. Applicants need to have demonstrated outstanding intellectual and academic achievement, but they must also be able ?to show integrity of character, interest in and respect for their fellow beings, the ability to lead, and the energy to use their talents to the full.? Seniors may apply to this post-baccalaureate scholarship. Visit Creighton's Rhodes Scholarship Page to learn more about the application process or to contact Creighton's Rhodes Scholarhip representative.
USA to Australia Fellowship
The American-Australian Association encourages intellectual interchange; the Fellowships are intended to build on the strong social and economic partnership between Australia and the United States. Fields of study supported by the fellowship include: Engineering, Medicine, Life Sciences, Marine Sciences, and Sustainability.