Scholarships and Grants
Global Education Grants & Scholarships
Each semester, Ashland University provides grants through the Global Ed Office.
Click here for the Global Education Grant Application (requires AU email login).
Links to Searchable Databases
NAFSA Scholarship Database
IIE Passport Directory for Study Abroad Funding
External Scholarship Database hosted by University of Minnesota
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.
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 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: 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.
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.
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.