Study Abroad Scholarships

Below you’ll find some great ways to get financial aid for study abroad. There are lots of other opportunities if you look for them, but scholarships are competitive and sometimes come on a first come, first served basis, so start looking early.

Mary Baldwin University Scholarships

  • Complete the Study Abroad Financial Aid Application by October 1, to be eligible for the following scholarships
    • Marion Barge Clark ’67 Scholarship
    • Melissa Mitchell Memorial Award for May Term Study Abroad
    • Dorothy Mulberry Award (for the study of Spanish) – Contact Dr. Brenci Patiño: for more information
    • C. Perry Nair Endowed Fund
    • Velma B. Mcdowell Endowed Fund
    • Sara Forrest Thompson Hunt Mission Fund
    • Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement Endowed Fund – Cultural Awareness Award and Civic Engagement Award

External Program Scholarships

Many study abroad providers offer scholarships and financial aid, including:

National Scholarships

To compete for one of these nationally recognized scholarships or fellowships, you should begin planning 9–12 months ahead.

Scholarship Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities

General Scholarships

Scholarships for African Americans

 Scholarships for Asian Americans

Scholarships for Latino/a Americans

Scholarships for Native Americans

More Scholarship Sites

What did we miss? If you find other funding sources for study abroad be sure to let us know so we can include them on this list for other students.