Skip to main content
Indiana University

National Scholarship Programs

Unless a website is noted, applications for these competitive scholarships are available in the Office of Overseas Study.

  • The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant from the French Embassy in the U.S. for students double-majoring in French and another major discipline who plan to study abroad in France for fewer than 90 days.
  • The Boren Awards for study in nontraditional destinations. Students must demonstrate an interest in national security and language study. Contact Katie Saur for the internal IUB application date.
  • IFSA-Butler University Scholarships for IU students studying on IFSA-Butler programs. Students selected for the scholarships will receive $750 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $3,000 for academic year programs.  Please note that special consideration will be given to IUHPFL program alumni who participated in the Merida and Viña del Mar summer programs. Contact Anna Bragin for IUB application date.
  • CIEE Bowman Travel Grants for study on CIEE programs in non-traditional destinations.
  • CIEE Scholarships based on financial need and merit for study on a CIEE program.
  • The U.S. and German governments fund the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a yearlong fellowship to study and intern in Germany. Open to applicants in all fields, with preference given to students in STEM, agriculture, business and vocational fields. 
  • Foundation for Education Abroad Scholarships, including Rainbow Scholarship for a deserving LGBT student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program.
  • Generation Study Abroad Travel Awards for students to serve as ambassarods during/after study in New Zealand.
  • Gilman Scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need.
  • IES Abroad need-based, merit-based, diversity scholarships, legacy scholarships and disability grants available for study on an IES program.
  • Loyola University’s John Felice Rome Center offers a partial fee reduction scholarship to IU participants. Contact Anna Duquaine for specific details.
  • Max Kade Overseas Travel Scholarships facilitated by the IU Institute of Germanic Studies
  • SIT Study Abroad scholarships of $1,500 to IU participants. This scholarship can be used in combination with the SIT Pell Grant Match up to a total award of $3000. Contact Anna Duquaine for details. 

Study abroad is like spring training for this century. It helps you develop the fundamentals, the teamwork, and the determination to succeed."

-Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State