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Study Abroad Undergraduate Scholarships

Are you looking for scholarships to assist in financing your study abroad experience? You may be eligible to apply for a variety of scholarships available from the University of Illinois and other sources.

Start with this overview of study abroad scholarships through the University of Illinois:

Browse scholarships

The scholarship listing provides basic information about study abroad scholarships and includes links to more information and online applications.

Start an application for a study abroad scholarship

You can apply for several scholarships through the Illinois Study Abroad website. Be sure to read through the information regarding eligibility and submission requirements before beginning an online application.

I4I Scholarship

International Programs and Studies Scholarships

Enabled Abroad Scholarship

ACES Study Abroad Scholarship

Prestigious scholarships for study abroad

Numerous Illinois students win prestigious national scholarships each year. You can, too!

Gilman Scholarship

Boren Scholarship

Check out the press release on recent scholarship winners!

Additional scholarship resources

We encourage you to utilize other offices and resources at Illinois and to conduct your own search for additional scholarship opportunities.

National and International Scholarships Program

Help on writing the application essay or personal statement

Tips for making the most of your time at Illinois

Advice on drafting competitive applications

Nationally-competitive scholarships for undergraduates

Writer's Workshop (peer review of your essays)

Career Center

Center for Advanced Study

Center for International Business Education & Research

Honors at Illinois

Library (Guide to finding and applying for grants and scholarships)

Office of Student Financial Aid

Office of Undergraduate Research

Other helpful websites:

How to Write an Effective Scholarship Essay

Scholarship Essay Writing Tips

Sample Scholarship Essays

Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships

If you are a graduate student looking for scholarship opportunities to fund study or research abroad, contact the Graduate College Fellowship Office.

The Nelle M. Signor Graduate Scholarship in International Relations is available to University of Illinois doctoral students conducting dissertation research abroad. Preference is given to students studying international relations, though students of all disciplines are encouraged to apply, provided their research includes an international dimension.

Questions about study abroad scholarships?

If you have questions about study abroad scholarships, please contact the Coordinator of International Scholarships at

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