Study Abroad Scholarships DIS Scholarship Information
Study Abroad Scholarships
DIS offers need-based scholarships allocated from various funds including the Mary Dau Foundation to study abroad with DIS.
- DIS Scholarship – need-based up to $5,000 per semester; $250-1,000 per summer depending on course/program selection
- Work-Study Scholarship – up to $500 per semester (limited number)
- Diversity Scholarship - DIS seeks to promote a diverse student body by providing need-based financial support to academically excellent students from populations traditionally underrepresented in study abroad. Such students may have diverse ethnic, racial, cultural, economic, sexual orientation and educational backgrounds and experiences. First generation college students (meaning neither parent has a college degree from any country) are also encouraged to apply. Funding is available up to $5,000 per semester, $250-1,000 per summer depending on course/program selection.
Please see the study abroad scholarship application form for full instructions, and ask your study abroad advisor about additional financial aid opportunities.
DiversityAbroad.com offers twenty $1,000 study abroad scholarships each year to non-traditional study abroad students. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as first-from-family college students. Scholarships are only available for students studying on programs offered by a Diversity Abroad member organization (including DIS).
Study Abroad in Denmark Scholarship
The Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation supports U.S. university students who study abroad in Denmark, with the aim of helping to strengthen the cultural and friendship ties between our two countries. This award, up to $3,000, supports a student of Danish background or one who has demonstrated a strong interest and commitment to Denmark and "matters Danish". The application, along with detailed criteria, timing and instructions, is available at the link above, and is open to US citizens or permanent residents attending any U.S. college or university, registered to study abroad in Denmark for a minimum of one semester/trimester.
Home Financial Aid
For assistance with transferring your financial aid package, consult your Study Abroad Advisor or Financial Aid Officer on campus. They may also be able to assist you in exploring potential sources of additional financial aid or loans. There are more possibilities than you may think!
U.S. Government Scholarship
Under a new program, American students who receive federal financial aid can get assistance for study abroad. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships will provide scholarships up to $5,000 per year to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. This program is offered through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education. Applications are available here.