ESU is committed to supporting students' global engagement. The Vice President of Student Affairs has made available ESU Travel Grants to be awarded on a case-by-case basis. Click here to learn about the terms and conditions of the ESU Travel Grant. To apply for an ESU Travel Grant, click here.
- Late travel grant applications will not be considered.
- Students must first apply for a study abroad program and then submit a travel grant application. Applications for travel grants must be accompanied by two Academic Reference Forms (as part of the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet) with two letters of recommendation to be considered.
Besides the ESU Travel Grant, there are several extrernal sources of funding that are worth exploring for your plans. Some of these funding opportunities are good for college students and others for recent college graduates.
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (for all students who are currently receiving Pell grants financial aid)
- Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) (for students learning less commonly taught languages in the U.S.)
- ISEP Annette Kade Scholarships (for ISEP students going abroad to France, Germany or Switzerland)
- Boren Awards. Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study for students interested in studying in regions deemed critical for U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, the Caribbean and the Middle East)
- Medicus Student Exchange (for students accepted to study abroad in Switzerland)
- Bridging Scholarship (for students studying abroad in Japan)
- John Peters Foundation (for students interested in studying international business abroad)
- Morgan Stanley Scholarship (for two undergraduate students interested in studying economics and international finance in Japan)
- Freeman-Asia Scholarship - for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
- Fund for Education Abroad - General study abroad scholarships and specific scholarship for deserving GLBT students.
- Partners of the Americas Scholarship to Study Abroad in Paraguay.
- Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarship - 50 grants available annually for programs starting between May 1 and June 30. Apply here.
- Darmasiswa Scholarship - dedicated to students interested in Indonesian language and culture.
- Fulbright U.S. Student Program (for students who will soon graduate from college)
- Marshall Scholarship (for seniors interested in studying in the U.K. after college)
- DAAD Germany (for undergraduate students interested in pursuing studies in Germany
- DAAD RISE (research internships in science and engineering for undergraduate students in Germany) and RISE Professional (research internships in science and engineering for graduate students in Germany)
- RISE and RISE Professional brochure
- Scholarship program SIP (Study & Internship in Germany) - UAS7 (for students interested in one semester of academic work and one internship semester in Germany)
- America-Scandinavia Foundation (for studies in Scandinavian countries). For more information, click here.
- Fulbright U.S. Student Program (for students who will soon graduate from college). Brochure.
- Grants for North-American Language and Culture Assistant in Spain (for student teaching in Spain. Knowledge of the Spanish language is required)
- Teaching Assistantship in France (for teaching English to French students of all ages)
- Teach in Korea (TaKL) (for students with at least 2 years of undergraduate studies completed)
- Teach in Korea (EPIK) (for students soon to graduate or with a B.A. degree)
- Jet Program in Japan (for recent graduates or soon to graduate students interested in serving as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs), Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs), or Sports Exchange Advisors (SEAs) in Japan.