You are encouraged to apply for scholarships as a way to increase your budget for study abroad. Most scholarships do not require you to be accepted or to even have applied to a study abroad program to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. Deadlines will vary based on who is administering the award so carefully read through the scholarship criteria as you prepare your application.
There are many different types of scholarships awarded from multiple organizations/offices. We encourage you to review the scholarship chart early so that you can go through the awards and determine your eligibility and apply.
Study Abroad Office Funding
To get matched to the scholarships below, you will apply online through the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WISH) by the deadline for the appropriate term.
Scholarships for summer/fall/academic year typically open in mid-December and are typically due in early March. Scholarships for spring/winter/calendar year typically open in early September and are typically due in late September.
For Global Gateway Initiative, there are two options. For Global Gateway Fellowships, you apply through WISH and for Global Gateway summer programs, you apply directly to the program and the scholarship is automatically applied.
- Study Abroad Scholars
- CALS Study Abroad Scholarship
- IAP General Study Abroad Scholarships
- UW Global Gateway Initiative
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