Vist the Federal Student Aid website for
external grant and scholarship opportunities.
The federal Chinese Flagship program provides Flagship Scholarships to offset the study abroad portion of program costs for Flagship students. During your approved summer study and Capstone Year (overseas academic year), you will be eligible for these Flagship Scholarships. Email us for information about Flagship Scholarships.
The University of Minnesota also provides university-based Provost-CLA Scholarships for Flagship students. You can receive these Provost Scholarships to offset the costs of studying during overseas programs and during the academic year. These Provost-CLA scholarships are a unique benefit, only available at the University of Minnesota. Email us for information about Provost-CLA Scholarships.
Scholarships for Study Abroad: UMN Sources
Learning Abroad Center Scholarships ($750-$4500) Deadlines: mid-February for summer; September and April for academic year. See also which scholarships to apply for through the Learning Abroad Center.
Katherine E. Sullivan Scholarship ($25,000 for capstone year only) Deadline: early February
Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship [FLAS] ($5,000+) Deadline: early February
China Center Scholarships ($500-$1000) Deadlines: March for summer; April for academic year
Confucius Institute Scholarship Deadline: mid-April
Carlson School of Management Need & Merit Scholarships Apply on or nearest to your program abroad application deadline.
College of Biological Sciences: CBS Study Abroad Scholarship (up to $3000) Deadline: April
College of Liberal Arts: Global Studies Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship (up to $1500; must be a declared Global Studies major) Deadline: April
CLA: Internship Scholarship / Lawrence Scholarship in Experiential Learning ($2000, for capstone year internship) Deadlines: February for spring, May for summer, September for fall
College of Design: Undergraduate Experience Abroad Scholarship (DHA Majors only, $250-$1000)
College of Education and Human Development: Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship ($1000) Deadline: April
CEHD Alumni Society Study Abroad Scholarship ($2000) Deadline: early March
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences International Learning Grant ($600-$2400) Deadlines: October for spring; February for summer; April for Fall
Scholarships for Study Abroad: External Sources
Flagship students are competitive applicants for these scholarships. Some application deadlines are 9-12 months before your overseas program start date.
Fulbright Scholarship (all expenses) Deadline: early September
Boren Scholarship ($20,000 academic year, $10,000 one semester) Deadlines: UMN campus mid-November; Boren early February
Fund for Education Abroad ($1250-$10,000) Deadline: January
Freeman-ASIA Award ($5,000-$10,000) Deadlines: mid-October for spring; early March for summer; early April for academic year
Gilman Scholarship (Must be Pell eligible; $3,000-$8,000) Deadlines: early October for spring and summer; early March for academic year
Hua Yu Enrichment Scholarship (only for study in Taiwan) Deadline: late March for summer and academic year