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Scholarships and Grants

Global Education Grants & Scholarships

Each semester, Ashland University provides grants through the Study Abroad Office.  
You will click here for access to the Global Ed Grant Application 
(requires AU email login).

Fall Semester Grant Deadline: October 1st
Spring Semester Grant Deadline: March 1st

Links to Searchable Databases

NAFSA Scholarship Database

IIE Passport Directory for Study Abroad Funding               

External Scholarship Database hosted by University of Minnesota Scholarship Search

Links to Additional Scholarships

  • Bejamin A. Gilman Intl. Scholarship

    The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad by supporting those who might not participate due to financial constraints.

    James G. Stemler Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to Alpha Lambda Delta honorary students.

    Boren Scholarship

    Boren Scholarships help students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

    AIFS Scholarships

    AIFS International Scholarships and Diversity Abroad Scholarships available

    Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

    The fellowship funds work related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

    SR Education Group Scholarships

    "Our aim is to encourage and foster the development of financially-challenged students holding the goals of improving their communities and the world around them."

    Asia: Freeman Scholarship

    Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

    Japan: Bridging Scholarship

    The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.

    UK: Marshall Scholarships - Graduate

    Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.

    UK: Butex Scholarship

    Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year - at a BUTEX affiliated institution

    Ireland: Mitchell Scholarship - Graduate

    Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

    Germany - DAAD Scholarships

    The scholarships offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are awarded to younger university graduates (and in exceptions, also to advanced students) from all academic disciplines as well as from the fields of music, art, and performing arts.

    OFLA Scholarship

    The Ohio Foreign Language Association offers nine scholarships to pre-service teachers who are in a declared licensure program and need to improve their language skills by studying abroad.

    Fullbright Scholarship

    This program equips future American leaders with the skills that are needed to thrive in an increasingly global environment by providing funding for one academic year of study or research abroad, to be conducted after graduation from an accredited university. English Teaching Assistantships are also included in this program. These provide opportunities for U.S. students to assist in teaching the English language and conversation along side the host country English teachers in Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, and Latin America.

    The Language Flagship Fellowships

    The Language Flagship, an NSEP initiative, is designed to help individuals achieve superior-level proficiency in certain critical languages. This fellowship is an award for up to 2 years for post-BA students to support their intensive language study at Flagship institutions in the U.S. and overseas.

    Pierre C. Fraley Scholarship for French Language

    The purpose of the Pierre C. Fraley Scholarship is to enable a third or fourth year college or university student of French or a newly graduated French teacher to attend an accredited summer program of study in order to obtain a level of proficiency in the spoken language that is not attainable in normal classroom work. 

    Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant

    This travel grant is named after Mr. Franklin and aims at giving students enrolled in an American University an opportunity to discover France. It is open to sophomore, junior & senior students who are enrolled in a double major including one major in French and one major in another discipline. Consideration will also be given to students enrolled in a minor/certificate in French and majoring in another subject. Applications from students who are in a course combining French and a non-humanities major such as pre-med, law, engineering, sciences, computer sciences, mathematics, business & management are encouraged.

    Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA)

    Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad. Students may apply online for study abroad experiences beginning in summer 2016. Prospective students should visit the Freeman-ASIA website for eligibility requirements, full application instructions and a list of deadlines. 

Alternative Options

Set up a Fund My Travel Account!

Ashland University Study Abroad Office