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National Scholarships
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Eligibility: Pell Grant recipients only, semester, year and/or summer programs.


  • Summer/Fall Deadline: Early March
  • Early Bird Summer/Spring Deadline: Early October
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Benjamin A. Gilman-McCain Scholarship
  • US citizen
  • Undergraduate student in good standing
  • Dependent Child of an active duty military member during the time of application in one of the following branches: Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard
  • Recipient of any type of Title IV Federal Financial Aid (i.e. federal student loans or Pell Grant, etc.) during their study away program or internship
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted for, a study away or internship program of at least 3 weeks, eligible for credit from the student’s home institution. Multi-country/area programs are eligible and have no minimum requirement on number of countries in a program.  Proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement, and
  • Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2, according to the US Department of State’s Travel Advisory System
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Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Eligibility: Work obligation with Federal Government after college; not for use in Western Europe or most English-speaking countries.

Deadline: Early January

Contact: Elizabeth Hughes Sears, Boren Awards Campus Representative, 001 Moore College,

Campus Interviews to take place in mid-January after the initial campus review.

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Danny Errico Scholarship
To apply students must write a 500-word minimum essay answering the essay question at the link below or create a 5 - 10 minute video response, which must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to be submitted as an entry.  


Students must be enrolled full time at an accredited community or junior college, university, or another graduate degree program.

Students must be US citizens.
Diversity Abroad Network Scholarship

Eligibility: UGA is a Diversity Network Institution. The Diversity Abroad Network, in cooperation with the STA Travel, will offer twenty summer scholarships for full-time students to offset the cost of travel to study away host country. Have minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA or the equivalent at an accredited university or college. Be willing to share their study away experiences with the community via blogs (at least once a week), article submission (one or two article required depending on length of study away program) and participate in the Discussion Boards.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a university or college that is a member of the Diversity Abroad Network. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Amount: Each scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline: Early April

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Foundation for Global Scholars

Eligibility: Multiple scholarships awarded for students with financial need.

Deadlines: Various, visit the website for more information

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Fulbright Scholarships

Eligibility: For upcoming and recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master's and doctoral candidates, young professionals and artists.

Deadline: Campus application deadline is usually in September each year.

Contact: Maria A. de Rocher, Honors Program, 212 Moore College, (706) 542-6908,

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Fund for Education Abroad

Eligibility: Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous study away programs. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study away opportunities for dedicated American students. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study away for at least four weeks between this upcoming May and May of next year.

Amount: Up to $10,000 (Academic Year); $5,000 (fall/spring semester); prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer).

Deadline: January

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Sarah’s Wish Foundation

Eligibility: As of 2014, only former recipients of Sarah’s Wish Foundation scholarships are eligible to apply for funding from the Sarah’s Wish Foundation.

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SEC Academic Consortium

Eligibility: In-state tuition for students from SEC institutions participating in SEC study away programs.

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Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarships

Eligibility: Fill out the short application at the link below which includes a 500 word essay on what the student hopes to learn from his/her host country.

Amount: $1,000 study away scholarship and one travel backpack. Two scholarships/year, one for the spring semester and one for the fall semester.

Deadlines: Applications for Fall semester due in May and Applications for Spring due in December.

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Whitaker International Program

Eligibility: The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.

  • For graduate students only
  • Have U.S. citizenship OR be a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be in the field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering or a closely-related field (Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with substantive interest and background in Biomedicine).
  • Be no more than 3 years from the receipt of your most recent degree, or be currently enrolled.
  • Have language ability to carry out the proposed project in the host country at the time of departure.

Amount: 50 Fellow and Scholar Grants, 25 Summer Grants

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Zeta Phi Beta Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowship

Eligibility: Typically for full academic year programs only.

Deadline: Applications are accepted between September 1 and February 1, preceding the academic year.

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