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.
- 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).
- Bridging Scholarship - for students studying abroad in Japan.
- Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) - for students learning less commonly taught languages in the U.S.
- Darmasiswa Scholarship - for students studying abroad in Indonesia for 6 months to 1 year.
- Fund for Education Abroad - General study abroad scholarships, as well as a specific scholarship for deserving LGBTQI students.
- John Peters Humphrey Foundation - for graduate students interested in studying international business in Canada.
- Medicus Student Exchange - for students studying abroad in Switzerland.
- Morgan Stanley Scholarship - for two undergraduate students interested in studying economics and international finance in Japan.
- Partners of the Americas Scholarship to Study Abroad in Paraguay - One $1,500 scholarship to ESU students studying abroad in Paraguay.
- Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarship - $1,000 grant for study abroad programs starting between May 1 and June 30. Factsheet.
- Go Overseas Scholarships- Scholarships for study abroad in various locations, including Ireland and Australia!
- 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.
- Go Overseas! TEFL-Courses- a full list of certification programs (including online programs!) offered by Go Overseas! along with information and reviews.
- Kansas Paraguay Partners- Teach English abroad in Paraguay. For Elementary Education Students.