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.

  • PLU Global Scholar Award Scholarship for study away students participating in PLU Gateway, Faculty-Led Short-Term, or Featured programs.
  • Wang Center Research Grant The Wang Center gives yearly grants to students and faculty who are interested in completing an international research project.
  • Loren and MaryAnn Anderson Wang Center Student-Faculty Research Award Supports full-time PLU students who are working with their faculty to conduct advanced research in a global context. Grants in the range of $5,000-$8,000 may be used to support travel and living expenses, as well as research project costs. To apply use the Wang Student-Faculty Team Research Grant application available at the above link.
  • Scandinavian Cultural Center Endowed Awards The PLU SCC offers scholarships for study in Scandinavia or faculty-student research on a Scandinavian-related topic.