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External Scholarships

There are many sources of funding for study abroad beyond what is offered by departments at UNCG.  Click on any of the scholarship names or links below for more information.  

► Featured Prestigious National and International Fellowships

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program:  Any student who currently receives a Pell grant as part of their financial aid is eligible to apply for this scholarship to help fund a study abroad program of 21+ days. UNCG students have a strong track record of receiving this award and The International Programs Center can help you with your application.

  • Boren Scholarship: This award is specifically for students studying critical languages who are committed to future work with the federal government. Languages currently include Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese and Swahili.
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► Featured Area/Location-Specific Scholarships


► Featured General Study Abroad Scholarships

  • Fund for Education Abroad: Students studying abroad for at least 28 days or more. Applicants must be undergraduate students and U.S. citizens majoring in any field of study. Preference is given to students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds and/or students participating in academically rigorous programs that have a language component.
  • Diversity Abroad: This network provides an array of funding opportunities for students who may be underrepresented in study abroad programs, including minority, first-generation, LGBTQ, low-income, and disabled students. 
  • Phi Kappa Phi: This $1000 award is open to any undergraduate student at UNCG with a 3.75+ GPA.
  • Rotary Scholarships: Availability and eligibility vary by district.
  • Hendersonville Student Ambassador: Open to students with strong ties to Henderson County, N.C. and whose primary residence is located in the county.

► Other Scholarship Resources

These sites may help you search for other scholarship opportunities not listed here.

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