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CAPA Scholarships

The scholarships below are for those students who will study on one of the fall, spring or summer CAPA programs. Please check the CAPA website for up to date information and deadlines as there may be additional scholarships.

Regular CAPA Merit Scholarships

CAPA offers several scholarships of $500 for Summer, Fall and Spring programs to students who demonstrate high academic merit. To be considered, students must submit the CAPA scholarship application, the full program application and accompanying documents, and the required application fee of $50. Students must have at least a 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA. The scholarship and program application materials must be completed by the deadlines.

Affiliate Need-Based Scholarships

CAPA offers (10) ten $5,000 scholarships for Fall and Spring semester programs to affiliate students who demonstrate high financial need and whose financial aid package is at least 50% of the program fee. To be considered, students must submit the CAPA scholarship application, the full program application and accompanying documents, and the required application fee of $50. Students must also meet the minimum GPA requirement of 2.8 and submit a letter from their home institution financial aid office attesting to their financial need.

Study Again with CAPA Scholarships

If you studied abroad on a regular or customized CAPA program, you will automatically receive a $600 scholarship to study abroad again on a regular CAPA semester program, or a $300 scholarship toward a regular CAPA summer program. Students studying on another custom program are not eligible, and Affiliate students will not receive the Regular Affiliate Grant in addition to the Study Again with CAPA Scholarship, but are eligible to apply for the special Affiliate Need-Based Scholarship. The scholarship and program application materials must be completed by the regular program deadlines.

Other Outside Scholarships

  • AIFS Minority Scholarships are awarded one per semester, full tuition for an AIFS study abroad program. One hundred AIFS International Scholarships are awarded annually – $1000 toward an AIFS program.
  • American Association of University Women - The largest source of funding exclusively for graduate women in the world, supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented.
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities - Provides lists of scholarships and fellowships to and from over 480 universities drawn from the Commonwealth countries of Africa and Asia, Australasia and the South Pacific, Canada and the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Malta.
  • British Council - Lists funding and scholarship information for study in the United Kingdom.
  • Fulbright Scholarships - For both Americans going abroad and incoming foreign students. Grants are made to citizens of participating countries, primarily for: university teaching, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
  • Gilman International Scholarship Program - The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education. This program seeks to lower barriers to undergraduate study abroad by offering scholarships to students with financial need, and we encourage those underrepresented in study abroad to apply. The award is up to $5,000 for semester or academic year programs.
  • International Education Financial Aid - IEFA is the premier Internet resource for financial aid information for students wishing to study in a foreign country. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist students in their pursuit to study abroad.
  • National Security Education Program (NSEP) - Offers undergraduate scholarships to U.S. citizens of up to $16,000 for summer, semester or academic year study abroad.
  • Rotary Foundation Scholarships - The Ambassadorial Scholarships Program of The Rotary Foundation is the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program. More than 1,200 scholarships were awarded for study in 2000-01.
  • - At, high school, college and university students can search from thousands of unique scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance. It's free, private and personalized.

Study Abroad Funding

  • This directory features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals.

All Abroad

  • Global Studies Foundation Student Grant - Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who are already studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. The foundation is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Grant recipients are expected to share this experience with others upon his or her return, ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media.
  • Joan Nelson Scholarship-  This scholarship($2,500) assists members who participate in a study abroad program. Joan Nelson was a beloved Golden Key advisor, dedicated board member, mentor, leader and friend to many in the Golden Key community.


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The Center For Global Engagement

Location: Student Success Center 1st floor BFAC

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Sarah Cockcroft,
International Student Coordinator
Phone: 716-829-7874