The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Education Abroad office aims to provide affordable options to any student wishing to study abroad. You can use the same financial aid you use during on-campus semesters, but you can also apply for both national and UW-Platteville scholarships specifically for students studying abroad.

Scholarship Database

The following websites list hundreds of scholarship opportunities. Please note that you are responsible for applying to the scholarship provider directly, but UW-Platteville Education Abroad can help to provide any necessary proof of enrollment or other application materials.
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You may qualify for unique scholarship opportunities based on a wide variety of qualifications. Scholarships focused on heritage, non-traditional destinations, accommodating for disability, or even for being tall can be found at Scholarships.com.

National Scholarships

Agronomic Travel Study Undergraduate Scholarship
The objective of the Agronomic Travel Study Undergraduate Scholarship is to support summer learning and working experience for an undergraduate student to learn more about agricultural sciences and agricultural education through international agricultural programs. It also provides an opportunity for students to live and learn with students of another culture and language.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, and to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to:

  • Students with high financial need
  • Community college students
  • Students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering
  • Students with diverse ethnic backgrounds
  • Students with disabilities

Contacts:

Gilman Advisor for EA Programs/Affiliate Programs: Cassandra (Casey) Clements
Gilman Advisor for EA Exchange Programs: Nina Elskamp
Gilman Advisor for Financial Aid: Mike Huser

Boren Scholarship
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate 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.

Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

BUTEX North American Scholarship
Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad in the United Kingdom for either a semester or an academic year.

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Study Abroad Scholarship
The Corinne Jeannine Schillings Study Abroad Scholarship provides financial assistance to young women who are pursuing undergraduate college degrees in the study of languages, or who are studying in a foreign country as enrichment for their undergraduate college program.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains and cultural fluency.

DiversityAbroad Study Abroad Scholarships
Scholarships are open to any full-time undergraduate student at a university or community college based in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American students, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship
The Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Fund was established to empower persons with disabilities to pursue their dreams to study, work, intern, travel, volunteer, and expand their horizons abroad. This $135 scholarship is for any student with disabilities and will fully fund a passport.

Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarships
Foundation for Global Scholars awards scholarships to U.S. citizens participating in an approved academic program abroad during summer, fall or spring semester. Open to any student with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA participating in a study abroad program lasting at least 4 weeks (28 days).

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships
DAAD offers a wide range of funding opportunities for individuals and institutions in higher education. Their primary goal is to facilitate transatlantic mobility to Germany for U.S. and Canadian scholars, and funding is awarded on a competitive basis. They consider the academic merit of the individual, the feasibility and quality of a proposal, and the impact of the applicant and application as a whole.

ItaliaRail Scholarship Program
ItaliaRail is excited to give students a chance to study abroad and experience the magic and majesty of Italy.

Japan Monbukagakusho Scholarships
Monbukagakusho (MEXT), the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology offers four different scholarships for non-Japanese nationals to study in Japan.

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship
As a leading student services organization in Japan, JASSO comprehensively administers scholarship loan programs, support programs for international students, and student support programs. The purpose of these programs is to foster the development of creative individuals who, rich in humanism, will become the leaders of society in the next generation, while at the same time to promote international understanding and exchange. Learn more and apply by contacting studyabroad@uwplatt.edu.

Mobility International USA Scholarships
The goal of the Mobility International USA is to provide scholarship opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Learn more and apply here.

Pi Kappa Phi International Scholars Award
The goal of the International Scholars Award is to provide an opportunity for outstanding student leaders who might not otherwise be able to afford a study abroad experience, the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and understanding of the various businesses, economic and cultural differences inherently found in other nations.

Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) Scholarships
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) awards up to 100 scholarships per year for African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey.

UW-Platteville Student Scholarships

API Scholarships
API Scholarships are only available to students applying to an API education abroad program.

AUR Education Abroad Scholarship
The goal of the AUR Education Abroad Scholarship is to make studying abroad at the American University of Rome (AUR) more financially attainable for UW-Platteville students.

CCIS Study Abroad Scholarship
CCIS Scholarships are only available to students applying to certain CCIS education abroad programs. See if your CCIS program is eligible for one of their scholarship options by visiting their website. For more information please contact studyabroad@uwplatt.edu.

CEA Scholarships
CEA Scholarships are available to students applying to a CEA education abroad program. Learn more and apply.

CIEE Scholarships and Grants
CIEE Scholarships are available to students applying to a CIEE education abroad program.

USP Biology Scholarship
The UW-Platteville Biology Department offers this scholarship to assist UW-Platteville Biology majors in paying for their semester abroad at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Suva, Fiji. Learn more and apply by contacting studyabroad@uwplatt.edu.

NUFS Academic Scholarship
This scholarship is available to all students applying to study at the Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) through UW-Platteville Education Abroad.

SAIIE Education Abroad Scholarship
The goal of the SAIIE Education Abroad Scholarship is to make studying abroad at the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) more financially attainable for UW-Platteville students. Semester and summer scholarships are available. You can only receive 1 SAIIE sponsored scholarship.

SAIIE Academic Excellence Scholarship
The goal of the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) Academic Scholarship to make studying abroad and participating on the SAIIE study abroad program more financially attainable for students from all universities and colleges with a minimum 3.5 GPA. You can only receive 1 SAIIE sponsored scholarship.

UW-Platteville International Study Scholarship
The UW-Platteville International Study Scholarship is available to support UW-Platteville main campus and UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland students who are participating in an approved education abroad program.

If you receive the UW-Platteville International Study Scholarship for a Winterim program, you will not receive the funds until spring semester classes start in late January due to federal regulations. This means you will not receive the scholarship funds until after you have completed the program.

UW-Platteville Pioneering Abroad Scholarship
The goal of the UW-Platteville Pioneering Abroad Scholarship is to broaden the locations where students choose to study, encourage participation in value-added education abroad programs, and support a diverse range of students who are traditionally under-represented in education abroad at UW-Platteville.

Hochshule Darmstadt Winterim Scholarship
This scholarship of up to $2,000 is available to all UW-Platteville students who participate in the International Winter University Program at Hochshule Darmstadt.

Non-Platteville Student Scholarships

NUFS Academic Scholarship
This scholarship is available to all students applying to study at the Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) through UW-Platteville Education Abroad.

SAIIE Student-Athlete Scholarship (Division 1 and Division 2 Only)
The goal of the SAIIE Student-Athlete Scholarship is to make studying abroad and participating in the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) sports programs more financially attainable for all student athletes.

SAIIE Academic Excellence Scholarship
The goal of the Spanish-American Institute of International Education (SAIIE) Academic Scholarship to make studying abroad and participating in the SAIIE study abroad program more financially attainable for students with a minimum 3.5 GPA from all universities and colleges. This scholarship is worth $1,000.

University of Newcastle (UoN) UWP International Study Scholarship
The UoN: UWP International Study Scholarship of $1,000 is available to one non-UW-Platteville student who participates in the University of Newcastle education abroad program.

University of the South Pacific: UWP International Study Scholarship
The USP: UWP International Study Scholarship of $1,000/semester is available to one non-UW-Platteville student who participates in the University of the South Pacific education abroad program

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