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Scholarship Resources

Below is a lost of recommended scholarship resources (outside of the school/university) for VACorps participants to explore


Scholarship Databases (type into a search engine)


Scholarship Database Hispanic Scholarship Search

IIE Passport Study Abroad Directories International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

Disability Scholarships (type into search engine)

Mobility International – scholarships for students with disabilities

The Snowdon Awards Scheme – scholarships for students with sensory or physical disabilities

Scholarships based on Ethnicity (type into search engine)

African American Scholarships

APIASF: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarships Hispanic Scholarship Search

National Italian American Foundation – academic merit scholarships and grants for Italian American students

United Negro College Fund – a number of scholarships are offered through the organization

Financial Need Scholarships (type into search engine)

Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship – up to $5,000 for students who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant Fund for Education Abroad – general, dedicated, and rainbow scholarships; BASAA scholarship for students from schools in New England General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts – for students who have legal residence in Massachusetts and are studying abroad Glimpse Abroad Correspondents Program – The National Geographic Society and the Glimpse Foundation teamed up to offer $600 grants to students who are talented photographers, filmmakers, and writers. Golden Key – variety of scholarships available for students wishing to travel overseas Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants – Open to both Phi Kappa Phi members and to nonmembers in varying fields of study Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship – scholarships offered through local rotary clubs The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad – this grant provides supplemental funds for American students studying abroad

Scholarships based on Location (type into search engine)

Boren Awards – these scholarships provide up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students to study abroad in locations typically underrepresented within the field of international education

Major Specific Scholarships (type into search engine)

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarships – scholarships for Latino professionals who are studying accounting and finance John T. Petters Foundation – scholarships for students studying international business National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) – scholarships for minorities studying Engineering