Apply For Scholarships!

All students who participate in Arcadia programs are encouraged to apply to scholarships. On this page we offer both outside scholarships as well as Arcadia scholarships. 


Arcadia University Students:

If you are an Arcadia University student, please visit this page to review scholarships for which you are eligible to apply. 


SCHOLARSHIPS Through Arcadia Abroad

Approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.

Typical awards are as follows:

  • Semester scholarship awards range between $500-2,500 with an average award of $1,500.
  • Summer scholarship awards range between $250-1,000 with an average award of $700. You may still receive a scholarship from Arcadia even if you already receive aid from your home school. 
  • All students receiving a Pell Grant will be awarded up to $2,500 for semester and full year programs, and up to $1,000 for Summer programs.

How To Apply

Download the application on the right hand side of this page. Submit your completed application to your Arcadia Application Portal or to Susan Greenberg

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General and Commercial Scholarships Diversity Scholarships
STEM Scholarships Australia Scholarships
England Scholarships Ireland Scholarships
Italy Scholarships New Zealand Scholarships
Scotland Scholarships Wales Scholarships
USA  

 


General and Commercial Scholarships

In addition to the Arcadia Study Abroad Scholarship, you are encouraged to pursue other external scholarship opportunities. The list of scholarships below are managed by external organizations, unless otherwise noted. You should research eligibility and application deadlines for each one as applicable to you. 

 

ASHLEY SOULÉ CONROY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Each term, the foundation awards up to three $4,000 scholarships.  To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be participating on a program lasting 14 weeks or longer.

 

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

In addition to scholarship awards from Arcadia Abroad, students receiving a Pell Grant may be eligible for this scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for any semester abroad, including summer.

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship. 

  

FUND FOR EDUCATION ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) offers scholarships to students studying abroad. The foundation has a strong preference for, but is not limited to, students studying a foreign language, participating in an academically rigorous program, attending in a non-traditional destination, and/or representing an under-represented group for education abroad, such as a minority or a community college student. 

 

GILMAN-MCCAIN SCHOLARSHIP

The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. More information can be found here.

 

GO OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS

As part of their mission, Go Overseas firmly believe that more people should have the opportunity to travel in a transformative way. They offer a range of scholarships for study abroad students. You can view current scholarship opportunities on their website.  

 

GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP

This competitive opportunity seeks students who intend to pursue a research career in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. On the Goldwater website, you will find more information on eligibility requirements. Students interested in applying should contact the Goldwater representative on their home campus to inquire about the nomination process

Scholarships are not specifically for study abroad, but awards can be used for students studying overseas. 

 

PHI KAPPA PHI STUDY ABROAD GRANTS

If you attend a university of college with an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter, you may apply for a study abroad grant. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded for the fall semester and twenty-five for the spring semester. You can view this list to see if your institution has a chapter.

 

SARAH JOSEPHINE LANGSTAFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, provided by the Daughters of the British Empire, is offered to female students with British or Commonwealth of Nations ancestry.  Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0.  More information—including eligibility requirements, application instructions, and deadlines—can be found on the DBE website or on this information sheet

 

UMN SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE

The University of Minnesota maintains an extensive database of available study abroad funding and scholarship offerings.  This is a great resource to search for funding opportunities.

 

ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS: STUDY ABROADSCHOLARSHIPS

Access Scholarships is a search tool aiming to connect students with scholarship opportunities, helpful information, and resources. They have highlighted a series of scholarships specifically tailored to students planning to study abroad

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Diversity Scholarships

BEGIRL WORLD SCHOLARSHIPS

beGirl.world is seeking to diversify and change the face of study abroad by offering two scholarships worth $2,000 for black female college students. The two scholarship types are as follows:

  • All Philly – This scholarship is for one black female college student who is from Philadelphia and is enrolled at an accredited Philadelphia college or university.
  • All Country – This scholarship is for one black female college student who is enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands.

INCLUSIVE IRELAND SCHOLARSHIPS

Through the Fund for Education Abroad, Education Ireland is offering this scholarship in support of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students to study abroad in Ireland.

 

LUARD MORSE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are welcome to apply for this scholarship, offered through the English Speaking Union. To be eligible, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients receive up to $25,000 towards program expenses along with a stipend of $2,500.

 

NUI GALWAY HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES SCHOLARSHIP

To encourage greater diversity and minority participation in study abroad, this scholarship is available for students from Historically Black Colleges & Universities who study abroad at NUI Galway.  Eligible students can apply online here.  The winner will receive a €6,000 grant.

 

RAINBOW SIG - RAINBOW SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs.  Awards are up to $10,000.

 
 
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STEM Scholarships

GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP

This competitive opportunity seeks students who intend to pursue a research career in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. On the Goldwater website, you will find more information on eligibility requirements. Students interested in applying should contact the Goldwater representative on their home campus to inquire about the nomination process

Scholarships are not specifically for study abroad, but awards can be used for students studying overseas. 

 

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN STEM SCHOLARSHIP

Students majoring in a STEM field and pursuing course work at Trinity in the Faculty of Engineering, Maths and Sciences are eligible to apply for this award.  For eligibility, terms, and application instructions, more information is available here.

 
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Australia

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students enrolled in four units at Macquarie University are welcomed to apply for this study abroad scholarship which awards recipients up to  AUD$1,000.

For more information about eligibility, please contact your Program Advisor.  Arcadia will be able to assist you with the application process.

 

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE SCHOLARSHIP

Students with financial need are encouraged to apply for this scholarship opportunity through the University of Melbourne. Awards are usually AUD$2,000.  To apply, please contact your Program Advisor.

  

MELBOURNE GLOBAL LEARNING STUDENT AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Melbourne is excited to launch the Global Learning Student Ambassador Scholarship!  Each semester, the University will offer three scholarships, each valued at AU$2,000 (US$1,500).  Student ambassadors share what it’s like to study and live in Melbourne through social media, in-person and online events to help the University engage with future study abroad students from the US.

Applications for the upcoming semester close May 1st. Find out more and apply at https://go.unimelb.edu.au/6hqi.

 

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY STUDY ABROAD EXCELLENCE AWARD

Students with financial need are encouraged to apply for this scholarship opportunity through the University of Technology, Sydney. Awards are usually AUD$2,000.  To apply, please contact your Program Advisor.

 

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND FALL 2022/SPRING 2023 DEDICATED SCHOLARSHIP

Students with financial need applying to the University of Queensland are encouraged to apply for the Arcadia Abroad Scholarship. As financial need is determined, available funding from the University of Queensland will be allocated.

 

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England

AASAP/UK LORD ACTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This merit-based scholarship is offered to students studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year.  Eligible students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the value of international education.

 

BUTEX NORTH AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS (UNITED KINGDOM)

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year at a BUTEX affiliated institution. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid once the recipient has arrived and registered at their host university.

 

SOCIETY OF ST. GEORGE SCHOLARSHIP

The Society of St. George provides this funding opportunity for students from the Philadelphia area participating on an Arcadia program in England.  Eligible students must, have English ancestry, financial need and be from the Philadelphia area (usually one of the adjacent counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware).

 

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS – JOHN C PHELAN GENERAL COURSE SCHOLARSHIP

Students participating on the LSE program may apply for this scholarship after they have been admitted to the program. Scholarship awards can be upwards of £20,000. Awards are given primarily on the basis of financial need; though academic merit will also be taken into account. 

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is June 1. For more information, please contact your Program Advisor.

 

LUARD MORSE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are welcome to apply for this scholarship, offered through the English Speaking Union.  To be eligible, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients receive up to $25,000 towards program expenses along with a stipend of $2,500.

 

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD - ST EDMUND HALL

US students receiving public education funding who apply to study as Visiting Students at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford will automatically be considered for an award from the Mingos Charter Scholarship Fund. Students may receive up to £20,000.

 

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Ireland

INCLUSIVE IRELAND SCHOLARSHIPS

In collaboration with Diversity Abroad, Education Ireland is offering this scholarship in support of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students to study abroad in Ireland.

"With a commitment to providing academically rigorous and culturally immersive study abroad experiences for students from all backgrounds and identities, and a strong belief that diversity among our visiting students only serves to enrich our society and our campuses, we are excited to welcome the inaugural cohort of scholars in Fall 2021."

The application for the Fall 2021 cohort is available here and will close at 11:59 pm PST on April 1, 2021. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be BIPOC undergraduate students currently enrolled at a college or university in the US who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

 

SOCIETY OF THE FRIENDLY SONS OF ST. PATRICK

Students from select universities and colleges in the Philadelphia area, including Arcadia University, are eligible to apply for funding to study abroad in Ireland.  For more information, please contact The Society.

 

NUI GALWAY HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES SCHOLARSHIP

To encourage greater diversity and minority participation in study abroad, this scholarship is available for students from Historically Black Colleges & Universities who study abroad at NUI Galway. Eligible students can apply online here. The winner will receive a €6,000 grant.

 

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN SCHOLARSHIPS

The following scholarship categories for Trinity College Dublin are available:

  • Global Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

    • Students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their major subject area are eligible to apply for this award.  For eligibility, terms, and application instructions, more information is available here.
  • Study Abroad STEM Scholarship

    • Students majoring in a STEM field and pursuing course work at Trinity in the Faculty of Engineering, Maths and Sciences are eligible to apply for this award.  For eligibility, terms, and application instructions, more information is available here.
  • Generation Study Abroad Travel Grant

    • To be eligible to apply for this grant, students must attend Trinity for the full academic year, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3, and have a high level of financial need.

The awards vary in value and are generally worth between €1500 and €3000. More information about these scholarships can be found here.

In all cases, awardees will have to have applied to study at TCD.

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN BUSINESS STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

Students enrolled in coursework at the Quinn School of Business at University College Dublin are eligible to apply for the Business Study Abroad Scholarship.  Two €1,000 scholarships will be awarded each semester. Students interested in applying should contact their Program Advisor.

 

UCD EXCHANGE & STUDY ABROAD ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Students who have studied abroad at University College Dublin and wish to return for graduate studies are eligible for this scholarship.

 

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST SCHOLARSHIPS

The following scholarship options are available to students planning to study at Queen's University Belfast

  • AASAP/UK Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship
    • This merit-based scholarship is offered to students studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year.  Eligible students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the value of international education.
  • Butex North American Scholarships
    • To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year at a BUTEX affiliated institution. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid once the recipient has arrived and registered at their host university.
  • Luard Morse Scholarships
    • Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are welcome to apply for this scholarship, offered through the English Speaking Union.  To be eligible, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients receive up to $25,000 towards program expenses along with a stipend of $2,500. 
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Italy

ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP

The Italian Language Scholarship is offered to American citizens of Italian descent, in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study, majoring or minoring in Italian language studies. This award is not specifically for study abroad, but it can be used for study abroad. 

 
 
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New Zealand

EDUCATION NEW ZEALAND - GENERATION STUDY ABROAD AWARDS

New Zealand Education offers two scholarship opportunities to help Arcadia students fund their study abroad experience.

  • Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards (ENZTA)
    • Provides a flight scholarship of $2,000
  • New Zealand Universities Excellence Awards (NZUEA)
    • Provides a general scholarship of $500
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Scotland

AASAP/UK LORD ACTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This merit-based scholarship is offered to students studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year.  Eligible students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the value of international education.

 

BUTEX NORTH AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year at a BUTEX affiliated institution. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid once the recipient has arrived and registered at their host university. 

 

LUARD MORSE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are welcome to apply for this scholarship, offered through the English Speaking Union.  To be eligible, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients receive up to $25,000 towards program expenses along with a stipend of $2,500.

 

SCOTTISH UNIVERSITIES INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL (SUISS)

The Scottish Universities International Summer School is offering students a £500 scholarship for attending any of the Summer 3 course options. Award recipients are required to be an Arcadia Student Blogger, and post once per week during the program. For more information, please contact your Program Advisor.

 

THE AMY SHYPAILO SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN ABROAD.

This scholarship is a need-based award for US students who wish to apply for the four-week SUISS Creative Writing program or the six-week Text and Context program. This scholarship is awarded to one student annually in honor of 2007 SUISS alumna, Amy Shypailo. Amy cherished her summer in Edinburgh, and this scholarship carries on her memory by helping deserving students have the life-changing experience of studying abroad.

The scholarship will cover, either partially or in-full (based on need), the course and accommodation fees for Creative Writing or Text and Context, with the option of both in-person or online study.

Applications for this scholarship are now invited from undergraduate students from the US with a GPA of 3.5 or above who identify as women.

 

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

One £250 scholarship is available each semester to students on Arcadia’s program at the University of Aberdeen. Recipients of this award will be expected to complete a co-curricular project based in the northeast of Scotland. For more information, please contact your Program Advisor.

 

UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS – INBOUND STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

Students participating on Arcadia’s program at the University of St. Andrews are eligible to apply for an Inbound Study Abroad Scholarship. Two scholarships of £4,000 will be awarded. For more information, please contact your Program Advisor.

 
 
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Wales 

AASAP/UK LORD ACTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This merit-based scholarship is offered to students studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year.  Eligible students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the value of international education.

 

BUTEX NORTH AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be studying abroad in the United Kingdom for a semester or year at a BUTEX affiliated institution. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid once the recipient has arrived and registered at their host university.

 

LUARD MORSE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are welcome to apply for this scholarship, offered through the English Speaking Union.  To be eligible, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients receive up to $25,000 towards program expenses along with a stipend of $2,500.

 

STUDY IN WALES SCHOLARSHIP

The Women’s Welsh Clubs of America is proud to support U.S. Undergraduate students of Welsh heritage or with a connection to Wales who are looking to spend a semester or full academic year at a Welsh University. Up to 3 scholarships will be awarded per year to cover travel and living expenses. A one-semester scholarship recipient will receive $4,000, and students spending a full academic year in Wales will receive $7,000. Applications must be supported by the host Welsh University. The deadline for entry is March 31, application decision by April 15. Additional information and the application are available on The Welsh Home website.

 

WELSH SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA - SCHOLARSHIPS

Students from the Philadelphia area of Welsh descent are encouraged to apply for this scholarship opportunity.  This award is not specifically for study abroad, but it can be used for study abroad in Wales.

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USA

Intern Philly Liberty Grant

Visiting students enrolling in the Intern Philly program for fall or spring that choose Arcadia housing (Oak Summit Apartments) are encouraged to apply for the Intern Philly Liberty Grant. Awards up to $1776 will be applied directly to the Arcadia housing portion of each recipient’s bill. To apply, simply submit the Arcadia Abroad scholarship application.


Deadline Information:

  • Submit a scholarship application up to one month prior to the scheduled departure date for your program.
  • You should expect a response within one month of submitting your application. All decisions will be shared via email. 
  • If you have not been accepted to your program when your scholarship application is received, a decision will be deferred until after you have been admitted.
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