In addition to Carleton Global Engagement Scholarships, there are external scholarships to help pay for a term abroad. Please review the external scholarships listed below and those on the Carleton Off-Campus Studies website.

General Programs

These scholarships help fund your choice of study abroad programs.

NAFSA Tamara H. Bryant Memorial Scholarship is awarded through the Fund for Education Abroad to African-American undergraduate students in the United states who hope to study abroad, and who also embody Mrs. Bryant’s spirit of resilience and commitment to intercultural exchange. FEA scholarships range from $1,250-$10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days.

GILMAN scholarships, up to $5000 need-based grants for study abroad (for Pell Grant recipients only) with the opportunity to receive a Critical Need Language Scholarship of up to $8000.

FUND FOR EDUCATION ABROAD offers general scholarships of up to $10,000 and dedicated scholarships of varying amounts; for students participating in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs; preference given to students with financial need.

RAINBOW SCHOLARSHIP LGBT students who are applying for a scholarship through Fund for Education Abroad (above) may also choose to be considered for this award. This scholarship awards up to $5000 to one LGBT student participating in a high-quality, rigorous semester-long study abroad program.

CORRINE JEANNINE SCHILLINGS FOUNDATION offers study abroad scholarships to undergraduate female students who are Silver or Gold award Girl Scouts and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

EXPLORE THE WORLD SCHOLARSHIP provides $2,000 to help finance the recipients international trip as long as the trip includes an education or service component. Must be between 18-30 years of age.


Funding for Specific Countries or Regions

FREEMAN AWARDS FOR STUDY IN ASIA, need-based scholarships for students planning to study in Asia. Priority given to students with no previous experience in Asia, grants range between $3000 and $7000.