Funding, Scholarships and Research Grants
Start researching possible scholarships early-at least one term to two years prior to when you plan to go abroad. Most scholarship deadlines are well before the actual program application deadline, sometimes a year or more prior to the actual award year.
PLU Study Away Funding
In addition to these PLU awards, check with your academic department to see if there are other sources of funding within your major.
- Global Scholar Award Scholarship for study away students participating in PLU Gateway, Faculty-Led Short-Term, or Featured programs. For J-Term 16 and Spring 16 programs click here. For all future terms click here.
- Wang Center Research Grant The Wang Center gives yearly grants to students and faculty who are interested in completing an international research project.
- Scandinavian Cultural Center Endowed Awards The PLU SCC offers scholarships for study in Scandinavia or faculty-student research on a Scandinavian-related topic.
The links below may be useful in your search for funding. Check with the Wang Center or your program sponsor (such as IES Abroad, CIEE, SIT Study Abroad, etc.) about scholarships designated specifically for your program abroad.
- Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant (for French double majors)
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
- Boren Awards for International Study
- Brazil Initiation Scholarship
- Bridging Scholarships (Japan)
- BUTEX (UK)
- DAAD (Germany)
- Foundation for Global Scholars
- Fund for Education Abroad
- Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding (Search Engine)
- International Scholarships
- James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad
- Joe Smith Peacebuilding Award (for Social Sciences, Global Studies & IHON students)
- NAFSA: Association for International Educators
- National Italian American Foundation
- Norwegian American Scholarships
- Norwegian Commercial Club (programs in Scandinavia)
- Point Foundation – The National LGBT Scholarship Fund
- Pride Foundation
- Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association (scholarships to study in Nantes, France)
- STA Travel Scholarship
- Study in Canada Scholarships (Killam Fellowship Program)