Other Study Abroad Financial Aid Sources

Boren Scholarship

Provides award money to students who plan to study abroad in regions critical to U.S. national security. Students will work in a U.S. Government agency for a minimum of one year upon graduating college. Open to all years and majors.
Website: www.borenawards.org

Bridging Scholarship for Study in Japan

For study abroad in Japan. Recipients receive $2,500 for a semester or $4,000 for an academic year. Open to Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors and all majors.
Website: www.aatj.org/studyabroad/scholarships.html

Critical Language Scholarship

Open to all majors and years of study. Sponsored by the US Department of State, this scholarship takes place in the summer and is awarded to students who plan to study a critical language.
Website: clscholarship.org

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

For study, thesis research, and/or internships in Germany. Open to Sophomores and Juniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Website: www.daad.org/?p=47220#objectives

Gilman International Scholarship

Open to students who receive Pell Grants.
Website: www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

Open to all years of study and majors with a survival proficiency of Chinese. This scholarship is applicable to students who plan to study at a Mandarin speaking university or college-affiliated Mandarin training center. Website: www.moetwdc.org/english

Project GO ROTC Language and Culture Project

AROTC, AFROTC, NROTC students from any major and year of study are invited to apply. This program is sponsored by the Department of Defense and sends applicants to study critical languages.
Website: www.rotcprojectgo.org

United States-Indonesia Society Summer Language Program

Applicants must be college seniors, recent graduates (within 6 months), or graduate students. Recipients win a place in an intensive ten-week language and general studies program held in Central Java. Website: www.usindo.org/programs/summer-language-study

Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Open to Juniors of all majors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Minorities and women are invited to apply. Individuals majoring in fields relative to international affairs receive up to $40,000 for their senior year of undergraduate studies and their first year of graduate studies.
Website: woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/#about

Delta Phi Alpha

The national German honor society offers scholarships to graduating German majors and Sophomore and Junior German majors who plan on studying abroad. You must be a member of Delta Phi Alpha to be considered.
Website: deltaphialpha.org/funding/scholarships

Adele Austin Rickett Memorial Scholarship

Open to all students who are majoring or minoring in Chinese.
Website: advancement.umd.edu/celebration/showScholarship.php?main_id=125

Dr. Tsung Chin Scholarship for Chinese Language

Open to all students who are majoring or minoring in Chinese.
Website: advancement.umd.edu/celebration/showScholarship.php?main_id=115 

Huayu Enrichment Scholarships for summer study abroad in Taiwan

Open to all UMD students who study Chinese.
Website: www.edutw.org/english/scholarships