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Program Provider Scholarships

The following study abroad scholarship opportunities are offered by program providers or universities outside PSU. These scholarships are specific to the term and in most cases, apply for specific programs only.  Click on the links below for more information and application details.

American University in Cairo Scholarships

Two scholarships (the Hermann F. Eilts International Scholarship and the Simpson Scholarship in Egyptology) are available to PSU students studying abroad in Cairo, Egypt. Essays for both scholarships must be received in AUC’s New York office by May 15. Applicants can e-mail essays to Ms. Iwona Klos at iklos@aucegypt.edu or mail them to The American University in Cairo, 420 Fifth Avenue, Third Floor, New York, New York, 10018-2729.

CIEE Programs Scholarships

CIEE offers an automatic $2,500 scholarship to any PSU student applying for a CIEE program during the 2016-17 academic year (summer term excluded).  CIEE also offers additional scholarships for students who are admitted into a CIEE-sponsored study abroad program. Students may apply for several scholarships at once, using CIEE’s online scholarship application. Award amounts range between $1,000 – $8,000.

CIEE Global Institue Grant

The CIEE Open Campus Grants are designed for full-time PSU undergraduate or graduate students studying abroad for 3 blocks on one of the following programs during select terms:

  • CIEE Open Campus Berlin
  • CIEE Open Campus London
  • CIEE Open Campus Paris

GEO International Scholarships

Scholarship awards are available for students studying at all GEO program sites. Awards range between $500 – $1,500.

IE3 Global Scholarship

The IE3 Global Programs office offers scholarship awards to highly qualified candidates with financial need. The award is in the form of a $500 - $1500 program fee reduction of an IE3 Global study abroad program fee.  Applications are accepted four times each year; details can be found here.

IFSA-Butler Study Abroad Scholarships

IFSA-Butler offers scholarships for students who are admitted into an IFSA-Butler-sponsored study abroad program. Students may apply for several scholarships at once, using IFSA-Butler’s scholarship application. Award amounts range between $500 – $5,000.

Semester at Sea Scholarships

Semester at Sea offers need-based grants and merit scholarships to admitted students ranging from $250-$10,000.

SIT Study Abroad Scholarships

SIT offers scholarships for students who are admitted into a SIT-sponsored study abroad program. Students may apply for several scholarships at once, using SIT’s scholarship application. Award amounts range between $500 – $5,000.

USAC Scholarships

USAC has a variety of scholarships available for students participating in USAC study abroad programs.  Check the link here to see what they may be able to offer - some scholarships are program specific, others are more general in nature. USAC also offers the USAC Alliance Scholarship, which you can find more about here.