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General Scholarships for Study Abroad

Scholarship Name

Area SpecificDeadline*Amount

PITF (Presidential International Travel Fellowship)


Spring/Winter: September 28
Summer/Fall/AY: February 20;
Helps cover average airfare, varies by destination
Benjamin A. Gilman International ScholarshipAll, Pell Grant recipients only
October 7 for Spring (and early Summer);
March 3 for Summer, Fall and Academic Year
Boren Scholars and Fellows Program (NSEP)World regions that are deemed critical to U.S. national security but are less frequently studied by U.S. students.January 21, 2015
up to $20,000
Fund for Education AbroadApplicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities or colleges, who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks.
January 16, 2015
up to $10,000
Davis-Putter Scholarship FundAll
April 1
up to $10,000
Foundation for Global Scholars
November 22, 2013
OU General ScholarshipsAllAnnualVaries
Global Studies FoundationAll, preference for underrepresented destinations in study abroad
July 1
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad GrantsAll regions. Open to any undergraduate student with a 3.75 GPA; you do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi.April 1$1,000
Sooner Parents Scholarship
All students, may be applied to study abroad in some cases. Parents must be a member.
Black ExcelScholarship/resource database for African American studentsn/a
The Whitaker International Undergraduate Scholarship ProgramBiomedical Engineering or other engineering majors with interest & background in BiomedicineJanuary 21, 2014$7,500/semester
Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation ScholarshipOU in ArezzoOctober 1 for Spring; March 1 for Fall/Year;$500 - $5,000
Stuart Family Foundation Study Abroad ScholarshipOU in ArezzoOctober 1 for Spring; March 1 for Fall/Year;$500 - $5,000
The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship ProgramItalian American heritage OR Italian majors/minors studying in Italy
November 1
Study in China ScholarshipChina
1st Friday of April
Confucius Institute ScholarshipChinaLate spring for following AYTuition and fees at Chinese host institution, housing, and monthly allowance
Blakemore FoundationAsian language study
December 31, 2013
Sidney DeVere Brown Award for History Majors - Fellowship to Study in AsiaHistory majors studying abroad in Asia
March 1
up to $3,000
Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in JapanJapan
October 8, 2013
2014 MOE HUAYU ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIP (HES)Taiwan for Chinese Language StudyMarch 31, 2014Monthly Stipend of NTD25,000
TECRO Taiwan Scholarship for U.S. CitizensTaiwan for language
March 31
up to NTD40,000 + a living stipend
Institute of Turkish StudiesTurkeyMarchVaries
Turkish Coalition of America ScholarshipsTurkeyAnnual$500-$2,000
Bezalel Foundation Study-In-Israel Merit ScholarshipsIsraelMid-February$5,000/summer
American Women’s Club in Sweden (AWC)Sweden
end of April
Anglo-Jewish AssociationJewish students studying in the United Kingdom
end of April
BUTEX Scholarships for North American StudentsUnited Kingdom
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service)Germany
January 31, 2014
R. Harper Brown Memorial ScholarshipScotland  
LIVFundLatin AmericaMonthly$500
Australian Awards
*please check scholarship website for current deadlines

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College of International Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship Name

Academic Area(s)
Anthropology DepartmentFull-time Anthropology undergraduate major or graduate student; funds to be used to pay field school fees, study abroad fees, paper presentation at a conference or a research project.October 15/
April 1
Classics and Letters DepartmentLetters Junior or SeniorEarly SpringVaries
Modern Languages ScholarshipsModern Languages majors or minorsFebruaryVaries

Price College of Business

Scholarship Name

Entrepreneurship DepartmentFull-time student in Entrepreneurship in good academic standingDecember 19Varies

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Scholarship Name

Cathey A. Simmons Humphreys Endowed Study Abroad ScholarshipEducation majors with at least a 3.0 GPA
March 1

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Scholarship Name

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass CommunicationAny Gaylord College Sponsored ProgramOctoberVaries

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Scholarship Name

John T. Snow Study Abroad ScholarshipUndergraduate students in the Colleges of Earth & Energy or Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

Scholarship Name

John T. Snow Study Abroad ScholarshipUndergraduate students in the Colleges of Earth & Energy or Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences

Scholarships for Transfer Credit Programs

Scholarship Name

International Summer School - University of OsloNorway
Sungkyunkwan University Summer ProgramSouth KoreaAutomatic AwardTuition Waiver
Arcadia ScholarshipsAll
CEA ScholarshipsAll
CIEE ScholarshipsAllVariesVaries
Education Abroad Network ScholarshipsAllVariesVaries
ISA ScholarshipsAllVariesVaries
Semester at Sea ScholarshipsAllVariesVaries

Scholarships for University Exchange Programs



Kyungpook National UniversityDaegu, South KoreaHousing waiver + 3 meals a day on-campus for OU students
Soongsil UniversitySeoul, South KoreaHousing waiver
JASSO Japan¥80,000/month
Bilkent UniversityAnkara, TurkeyHousing Waiver
University of StuttgartStuttgart, Germany€650/month with pre-term language course participation
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
£1,000 for American exchange students