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Financing Study Abroad

Our goal is to make semester and yearlong programs economically accessible for Sac State students of all backgrounds. For Direct Exchange and CSU-IP programs, FAFSA can be used to help cover the cost of studying abroad. Additionally, there are a variety of Sacramento State, national, and location-specific scholarships available. A selection of these scholarships is listed below. Please contact our office if you would like help with your application.

Scholarships

There are many scholarship opportunities for students interested in studying abroad.

President’s Circle Study Abroad Scholarship - Open to all full-time degree-seeking students accepted to a semester or yearlong study abroad program through either Sac State Direct Exchange or CSU-IP. Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and documented financial need.

Treis Study Abroad Scholarship - Open to all full-time degree-seeking students accepted to a semester or yearlong study abroad program through either Sac State Direct Exchange or CSU-IP. Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Application Deadlines for President's Circle & Treis Scholarships:

July 1st for Fall programs

November 1st for Spring programs

Applications for both the President's Circle and Treis Study Abroad Scholarships should be sent to sabroad@csus.edu. The IPGE office on campus is not accepting applications in person or by mail.

National Scholarships

Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship Program - Open to ALL undergraduate US citizens who receive a federal Pell grant, and who will be studying abroad for at least three weeks in one country. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

NSEP Boren Scholarship/Fellowship - Undergraduate and graduate students committed to long-term, overseas immersive language study and to public service. Boren Scholars and Fellows receive funding to study the languages and cultures most critical to our nation's security. In exchange, they agree to utilize those skills within the government by seeking and securing employment with the federal government or related work for at least one year.

Critical Language Scholarship - The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world. Open to all students interested in learning a designated "critical language" by the US State Department.

Gilman-McCain Scholarship - Open to child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs who receive any type of Title IV federal financial aid. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Fund for Education Abroad - Open to undergraduate US citizens or permanent residents studying abroad for at least four weeks. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Freeman-Asia: Awards for Study in Asia - Open to undergraduate US citizens or permanent residents who will be studying abroad in an Asian country for at least 8 weeks. Students must have a 2.8 or higher GPA. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Frederick Douglass Scholars Grant - Open to undergraduate US citizens or permanent residents who attend a summer or semester based program through CIEE.

Hostelling International Explore the World Travel Scholarships - Open to US citizens or permanent residents with financial need between the ages of 18-30. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship - Open to US citizens studying abroad for 14 weeks or more, must be sophomore standing or higher with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants - Open to undergraduate students attending an institution with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter. Students must have a 3.75 or higher GPA. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, please check the website for more details.

Location-Specific Scholarships

Chinese Government Scholarship Program
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
BUTEX Scholarship for North American Students to study in the UK
DAAD University Summer Course Grant (Germany)
Killam Undergraduate Award (Canada)


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