Education Abroad

Students can use all financial aid and scholarship awards towards any UNA Education Abroad program.


Education Abroad Scholarships

Below is a non-exhaustive list of Education Abroad Scholarships. If interested in hearing more about other scholarships Please visit Scholarships & Awards or contact Dr. Matt Price at
  • UNA Education Abroad Scholarship: Students can apply for a UNA Study Abroad Scholarship which provides $1,600 that can be applied toward airfare or any other expenses related to study abroad. Application dead line for all semesters is October 15th February 15th.
  • Boren Scholarship: The Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 of funding for a student to study abroad and take classes in a foreign language important to national security. Upon graduation, Boren scholars must work in the federal government in a department critical to national security broadly defined.
  • Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship: Offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study and intern destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in education abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. Over 2,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 are awarded for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being approximately $4,000 for fall and spring programs, and $3,000 for summer programs.
  • Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia): is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, books, etc.
  • Fund for Education Abroad (FEA): was established to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider. FEA is expanding access to study abroad by raising awareness of its benefits to the individual and value to the collective, and by granting scholarships of up to $10,000. Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.
  • Critical Languages Scholarship: With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State. 10 weeks of intensive language study during the summer in a country in which the language is spoken. Can be used the summer following senior year. Graduate students also eligible.



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