You may be eligible to apply for a variety of funding opportunities available from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and external sources.
Scholarship application deadlines often fall before or on the same day as the program application deadline. Be sure to research and apply for scholarships as early in the process as possible.
Illinois for Illinois (I4I) Scholarship
The I4I Scholarship is available to all undergraduates studying abroad on an approved program. The funding for this scholarship is provided by a student-initiated fee.Learn more about I4I
College, Area & Discipline-Specific Scholarships
Many collges and departments at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign offer scholarships and funding opportunities to students.Learn more
Enabled Abroad Scholarship
The Enabled Abroad Scholarship aims to encourage undergraduates with physical or sensory disabilities to study abroad. Visit the Illinois International website for more information.
Illinois International offers the Nelle M. Signor Graduate Scholarship in International Relations. Students can also contact the Graduate College Fellowship Office for additional resources.
Search for External Scholarships
Drafting Your Application
The National and International Scholarships Program is available to assist you in revising applications for regionally or nationally competitive study abroad scholarships.
If you are applying for a scholarship consult the Writers Workshop and/or asking a peer to review your work. For those unavailable to meet face-to-face with the Writers Workshop, consider participating in their online synchronous tutoring service.
If you are considering graduate studies either in the U.S. or abroad, or if you would like to go overseas again after graduation, scholarships such as the Fulbright or Rhodes provide full funding. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your time abroad to become more competitive and prepare for these future opportunities.