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Morehouse Financial Aid & Scholarship Opportunities

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The Office of International Education works to break down barriers to ensure all students have the opportunity for a transformative study abroad experience. There are numerous scholarships available to help fund your next adventure! In most cases, you will need to apply to a study abroad program â€‹before applying to a scholarship.

Plan Your Budget  
Money matters! With advanced planning, you can afford to study abroad.

Please make an appointment with The Office of Financial Aid and use the Financial Aid Verification Form to determine the what kind of financial aid is available to you. This will help narrow down your program choices. Consider program fees and any expenses you may
be responsible for while abroad. Explore the budgeting tools below:
Semester Program Budget Template 
ISEP Exchange Program Budget  Template  
Study Abroad Daily Budget Tracker Template (save a copy!) 

Morehouse College Study Abroad Financial Policy & Disclaimer

All Morehouse College students will be required to adhere to the Study Abroad Financial Policy. Please read this policy using the button below.
Morehouse College Study Abroad Financial Policy
participating in our ISEP Exchange study abroad programs will pay their tuition and fees, as well as their room and board fees to Morehouse College. Students participating in Morehouse-approved direct semester study abroad programs, the college will pay the external provider directly for their tuition, room and board fees, in most cases. 

Students with financial need are encouraged to have early and candid conversations with OIE staff to determine what study abroad options are most appropriate and when to time their overseas experience. The OIE offers students with financial need $1,400 for semester study abroad (fall/spring) and up to $2,400 to participate in unfunded faculty-led study abroad programs. It is not acceptable for students to request funding directly from the Office of the President. All Morehouse College funded assistance will be managed through the OIE.

Scholarship Spotlight

There are many scholarship options to help fund your trip! Highlighted are scholarships that can be applied to direct, exchange, or faculty-led programs. 
Andrew Young Fund for International Scholars
up to $2,400
Diversity Abroad Scholarship
$1,000 stipend

Provider Program Scholarships 

Are you studying abroad with one of our external partner programs? Check out the links to see if you are eligible for scholarships through your partner program!

General Scholarships

Whether you are studying abroad on a partner, exchange, or faculty-led program, there are scholarships available to you. The key is to apply early. Please look closely at the scholarship requirements to ensure you are eligible. 
Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. The next application cycle will open in mid-August and close on October 10, 2024. 
Bridging Scholarship The U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation, in partnership with AATJ, providers scholarships for students who plan to study abroad in the fall or spring semester. Students will receive a stipend of up to $2,500 and gain access to the foundation's extensive alumni, donor, and supporter network. Application deadline for the 2024-25 academic year is March 15, 2024. 
CEDINTHECITYFOREVER The Cedin the City Scholars program is about putting feet to a vision to change the face of travel by encouraging African American students to study abroad and supporting their quests to do so. We hope that this program will alleviate some of the financial burden as well as be a catalyst for African Americans to expand their horizons and deepen their connectivity to other cultures through global travel. 2025 scholarship application will open in August 2024. 
Critical Language Scholarship The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
David L. Boren Scholarship and Fellowship This program offers significant funding for study abroad by U.S. students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Awards for undergraduates are up to $20,000 for long-term study abroad.  Amounts determined by length of study abroad. Application deadline is January 31, 2024. 
First Trip Scholarship First Trip awards scholarships to students at accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States. Funds are available for students traveling abroad for the first time to eligible non-traditional study abroad destinations.
Fund for Education Abroad The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) invests in promising students with financial need who wish to study abroad. Potential applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may participate on any international education program that meets their academic objectives. Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days.
Global Experience Scholarship (GES) At GE we are committed to raising the number of U.S. students studying abroad. In order to boost those statistics GE offers three scholarship opportunities for interested participants. 
Go Overseas Scholarships We believe going overseas changes lives. That's why we give away $100,000 in scholarships every year. We are also a scholarship resource where you can find out about scholarships offered by other organizations.
Goldwater Scholarship This competitive opportunity seeks students who intend to pursue a research career in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. On the Goldwater website, you will find more information on eligibility requirements. Students interested in applying should contact the Goldwater representative at Morehouse to inquire about the nomination process. Scholarships are not specifically for study abroad, but awards can be used for students studying overseas. 
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Application deadline is March 15, 2024. 
Rotary Club International Rotary clubs offer scholarships for secondary, undergraduate, or graduate study. Rotary club scholarships are given by individual clubs and are open to anyone except Rotary members and their families. Contact your local club for application information and eligibility requirements.

Diversity Scholarships

IES Abroad Diversity Scholarships Our diversity scholarships and grants encourage and support students from a range of institutions and under-represented populations studying abroad on an IES Abroad program.
Global Ambassadors Scholarship The Global Ambassadors Program provides students with a $1,000 stipend for fall 2024. You will represent BeGlobalii and Diversity Abroad while you document your experience. Application deadline is April 15, 2024. 
Luard Morse Scholarships ESU Luard Morse Scholarships are merit awards open to students during their sophomore year who are pursuing a degree in any major field.  The scholarships provide up to $25,000 towards tuition, program deposit, room and board, airfare, and stipend up to $2,500 for a semester at a British university.  Candidates must excel academically (minimum 3.0 grade point average) and exhibit the maturity and independence necessary for study abroad. Deadline is October 9, 2024. 
Minority Scholarship in Classics & Classical Archaeology The Committee on Diversity in the Profession of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from minority undergraduate students from across North America for a summer scholarship to further students’ study of classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools in the Mediterranean or language training at institutions in the U.S., Canada, or Europe. The maximum amount of the award will be $4,500.
Rainbow SIG - Rainbow Scholarship The Rainbow Scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. To be considered for the Rainbow Scholarship, applicants must self-identify on the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship application.

Scholarships from Commercial Organizations

Explore the World Travel Scholarships Recipients receive $2,000 to help finance their international trip that includes an educational or service component.
Fashion Studies This $500 scholarship is open to all students, who have enrolled in, Fashion Designing course anywhere in the world.
GoAbroad Scholarships Here's everything you need to know to land scholarships for studying abroad.
Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship The $1000 Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world.

STEM Scholarships

Auckland STEM Access Scholarship Worth $15,000 (USD), the scholarship includes round-trip flights to New Zealand, travel insurance, and semester tuition fee. Applicants must be US citizens or hold US Resident status.  The University of Auckland offers five additional NZ$1000 scholarships for students who apply for this scholarship but do not receive the main prize.
Trinity College Dublin STEM Scholarship The Trinity College Dublin STEM Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a semester or year study abroad student who demonstrates academic excellence in their area of study and conveys how study abroad at Trinity will aid them in achieving their academic and personal goals.