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Scholarships

There are many scholarships available to Broward College students who want to study abroad, including two scholarship opportunities offered through the Greene International Education Institute.  When applying for scholarships, students are encouraged to carefully review the eligibility requirements and the application procedures, as well as meet with the Study Abroad Coordinator if applying for any scholarships outside of Broward College. Deadlines for application submission range from 2 months to 1 year before the study abroad program begins, so students are encouraged to plan ahead.
 

CONGRATULATIONS TO SUMMER 2015
BENJAMIN A. GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT JAVIER SAHAGUN!

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Please click here to download a comprehensive list of scholarships offered in and outside of Broward!

Study abroad scholarships offered BY Broward College

William E. Greene (WEG) Scholarship for SEMESTER Study Abroad
This is a full scholarship that will be awarded each semester to one student who wishes to study abroad at one of Broward’s study abroad centers. Currently, there are three such locations:
Students who apply for the scholarship will be asked to indicate their preference of one the locations by specifying their first, second and third choice, and why they have made this selection.  To be considered for the scholarship, please download the application below and submit it with supporting materials to the Greene International Education Institute.

The application deadlines are as follows:
Spring 2016 Semester Scholarship:
  Friday, November 6, 2015, by 4pm
Fall 2016 Semester Scholarship:  Friday, April 15, 2016, by 4pm

*THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR THE 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LATE SUMMER.*.

Click here to view the complete list of William E. Greene Scholarship
Recipients!
Click here to watch as William E. Greene Scholar Jessica Maiz learns she has been selected as the recipient!
Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) for Spring Break or Summer
The Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) is a partial scholarship awarded to multiple students to help defray the cost of participating in a BC-sponsored faculty-led study abroad program during the spring break or summer term, or a BC-sponsored summer CCIS program in Spain, Germany, Peru, or India. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for the scholarship.  Award amounts may vary, but students may request up to one-third of the program cost for BC-sponsored faculty-led programs and up to $1,000 for summer CCIS programs.

To be considered for this scholarship, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Greene International Education Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Deadline for spring break faculty-led programs ONLY:  Friday, December 12, 2014, by 4p.m.
Deadline for summer faculty-led programs and CCIS programs:  Friday, March 13, 2015, by 4 p.m.

APPLICATION:

SSSA Application, Guidelines, and Cost Estimate Form - 2015.pdfSSSA Application - 2015
Honors Scholarship for International Studies (HSIS)

In order to support the educational growth of Honors students, The Robert “Bob” Elmore Honors Institute offers scholarship support to Honors students who want to participate in one of Broward College’s international study abroad programs during spring break or the summer session.  Scholarships are based on student need and award amounts are based on available funds as well as the number of applicants.  More information and application materials are available on the Honors Scholarship webpage.


Study abroad scholarships offered OUTSIDE of Broward College
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), is open to U.S. undergraduate citizens from two- and four-year institutions who receive a federal Pell Grant and study abroad for academic credit.  Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad programs—$4,000 being the average semester award and $2,500 being the average summer award.


Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages, and economies, making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector. Students who are interested in applying for this scholarship should first contact the Broward College Study Abroad Coordinator at abroad@broward.edu.

BUTEX Scholarship
The BUTEX Scholarship is available for undergraduate students studying abroad for a semester at a BUTEX-affiliated host institution in the United Kingdom.


College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a consortium under which Broward College coordinates the CCIS programs in Spain, Germany, Peru and India.  Eligibility is restricted to students from CCIS member schools planning to attend a CCIS program (applies to ALL program locations). Scholarships will only be awarded to students with no previous collegiate-level study abroad experience.

 

Applicants must demonstrate financial need to their home study abroad office. In addition, applicants must demonstrate distinction or recognition in either scholarship, leadership, or service to their campus or the wider community (preferably all three). CCIS offers both summer and semester scholarships.  Students attending a CCIS program should contact the Greene International Education Institute if they would like to be considered.

David L. Boren Scholarship

The David L. Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. Boren scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.


Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. In exchange for scholarship funding, all Boren Scholars must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. The NSEP Service Requirement stipulates that an award recipient work in the Federal Government in a position with national security responsibilities.  Students who are interested in applying for this scholarship should first contact the Broward College Study Abroad Coordinator at abroad@broward.edu.

European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship

The European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship is available to students participating in the European Studies Program in Heidelberg, Germany during the fall or spring term.

Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) Scholarship

Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) awards scholarships to U.S. citizens studying abroad during the fall, spring, and summer term.  FGS designates 60% of its scholarship funding to students deemed underrepresented in study abroad, specifically the following:

  • Students with financial need (PELL grant recipients)
  • Students studying at Colorado institutions
  • Ethnically diverse students
  • U.S. military veterans
  • First generation college students
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) General Scholarship

The Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship is intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous study abroad programs during the fall, spring, or summer term.  The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks.  

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship is a dedicated scholarship available to U.S. undergraduate students who qualify for and have applied for the FEA general scholarship.  Hiliary Echo graduated from the University of Evansville in 1999 with a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in International Relations. She then traveled to Vietnam with a Fulbright Fellowship to investigate modern theatre in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. After two more years working for various international cultural collaborations in Vietnam, Hiliary joined CET Academic Programs as the Vietnam Immersion Resident Director eventually transitioning to become the first CET Campus Relations Manager for the West Region until her death in 2008.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates Hiliary’s love for Vietnam and other cultures, her desire to give back to the world community, and her contagious love of life.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship

​The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship is a dedicated FEA scholarship awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.

This scholarship is made possible by the generous support of a group of international education professionals who are committed to advocating on behalf of LGBTQI students. These professionals counsel international and study abroad LGBTQI students and support their LGBTQI colleagues in the field. Many of these educators have come together through groups created with the support of NAFSA and the Forum for Education Abroad.

Institute of International Education (IIE)

Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy research, provides resources on international exchange opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger.​


Students can also use the Study Abroad Funding tool to look for additional scholarships.

Japan Bridging Scholarship

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in semester-long study abroad programs in Japan for which they receive academic credit at their home institution. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year.

Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan

Morgan Stanley Scholarships ​are available to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate juniors and seniors interested in economics and international finance.  Recipients must be studying abroad for a full year in Japan and receiving academic credit at their home institution.

William E. Greene (WEG) Scholarship for SEMESTER Study Abroad
This is a full scholarship that will be awarded each semester to one student who wishes to study abroad at one of Broward’s study abroad centers. Currently, there are three such locations:
Students who apply for the scholarship will be asked to indicate their preference of one the locations by specifying their first, second and third choice, and why they have made this selection.  To be considered for the scholarship, please download the application below and submit it with supporting materials to the Greene International Education Institute.

The application deadlines are as follows:
Spring 2016 Semester Scholarship:
  Friday, November 6, 2015, by 4pm
Fall 2016 Semester Scholarship:  Friday, April 15, 2016, by 4pm

*THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR THE 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LATE SUMMER.*.

Click here to view the complete list of William E. Greene Scholarship
Recipients!
Click here to watch as William E. Greene Scholar Jessica Maiz learns she has been selected as the recipient!
Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) for Spring Break or Summer
The Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad (SSSA) is a partial scholarship awarded to multiple students to help defray the cost of participating in a BC-sponsored faculty-led study abroad program during the spring break or summer term, or a BC-sponsored summer CCIS program in Spain, Germany, Peru, or India. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for the scholarship.  Award amounts may vary, but students may request up to one-third of the program cost for BC-sponsored faculty-led programs and up to $1,000 for summer CCIS programs.

To be considered for this scholarship, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Greene International Education Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Deadline for spring break faculty-led programs ONLY:  Friday, December 12, 2014, by 4p.m.
Deadline for summer faculty-led programs and CCIS programs:  Friday, March 13, 2015, by 4 p.m.

APPLICATION:

SSSA Application, Guidelines, and Cost Estimate Form - 2015.pdfSSSA Application - 2015
Honors Scholarship for International Studies (HSIS)

In order to support the educational growth of Honors students, The Robert “Bob” Elmore Honors Institute offers scholarship support to Honors students who want to participate in one of Broward College’s international study abroad programs during spring break or the summer session.  Scholarships are based on student need and award amounts are based on available funds as well as the number of applicants.  More information and application materials are available on the Honors Scholarship webpage.

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), is open to U.S. undergraduate citizens from two- and four-year institutions who receive a federal Pell Grant and study abroad for academic credit.  Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad programs—$4,000 being the average semester award and $2,500 being the average summer award.


Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages, and economies, making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector. Students who are interested in applying for this scholarship should first contact the Broward College Study Abroad Coordinator at abroad@broward.edu.

BUTEX Scholarship
The BUTEX Scholarship is available for undergraduate students studying abroad for a semester at a BUTEX-affiliated host institution in the United Kingdom.


College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a consortium under which Broward College coordinates the CCIS programs in Spain, Germany, Peru and India.  Eligibility is restricted to students from CCIS member schools planning to attend a CCIS program (applies to ALL program locations). Scholarships will only be awarded to students with no previous collegiate-level study abroad experience.

 

Applicants must demonstrate financial need to their home study abroad office. In addition, applicants must demonstrate distinction or recognition in either scholarship, leadership, or service to their campus or the wider community (preferably all three). CCIS offers both summer and semester scholarships.  Students attending a CCIS program should contact the Greene International Education Institute if they would like to be considered.

David L. Boren Scholarship

The David L. Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. Boren scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.


Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. In exchange for scholarship funding, all Boren Scholars must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. The NSEP Service Requirement stipulates that an award recipient work in the Federal Government in a position with national security responsibilities.  Students who are interested in applying for this scholarship should first contact the Broward College Study Abroad Coordinator at abroad@broward.edu.

European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship

The European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship is available to students participating in the European Studies Program in Heidelberg, Germany during the fall or spring term.

Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) Scholarship

Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) awards scholarships to U.S. citizens studying abroad during the fall, spring, and summer term.  FGS designates 60% of its scholarship funding to students deemed underrepresented in study abroad, specifically the following:

  • Students with financial need (PELL grant recipients)
  • Students studying at Colorado institutions
  • Ethnically diverse students
  • U.S. military veterans
  • First generation college students
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) General Scholarship

The Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship is intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous study abroad programs during the fall, spring, or summer term.  The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks.  

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship is a dedicated scholarship available to U.S. undergraduate students who qualify for and have applied for the FEA general scholarship.  Hiliary Echo graduated from the University of Evansville in 1999 with a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in International Relations. She then traveled to Vietnam with a Fulbright Fellowship to investigate modern theatre in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. After two more years working for various international cultural collaborations in Vietnam, Hiliary joined CET Academic Programs as the Vietnam Immersion Resident Director eventually transitioning to become the first CET Campus Relations Manager for the West Region until her death in 2008.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates Hiliary’s love for Vietnam and other cultures, her desire to give back to the world community, and her contagious love of life.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship

​The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship is a dedicated FEA scholarship awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.

This scholarship is made possible by the generous support of a group of international education professionals who are committed to advocating on behalf of LGBTQI students. These professionals counsel international and study abroad LGBTQI students and support their LGBTQI colleagues in the field. Many of these educators have come together through groups created with the support of NAFSA and the Forum for Education Abroad.

Institute of International Education (IIE)

Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy research, provides resources on international exchange opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger.​


Students can also use the Study Abroad Funding tool to look for additional scholarships.

Japan Bridging Scholarship

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in semester-long study abroad programs in Japan for which they receive academic credit at their home institution. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year.

Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan

Morgan Stanley Scholarships ​are available to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate juniors and seniors interested in economics and international finance.  Recipients must be studying abroad for a full year in Japan and receiving academic credit at their home institution.


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