International Programs and Study Abroad - Finances and Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships and Finances

Financial Aid

Students selecting USAC cannot use their tuition waiver, merit scholarships, or other tuition-based financial aid.  All loans and pell grants do apply.

Students selecting ISEP exchange or Partner exchange can use all their financial aid including tuition waiver, grants, scholarships, and loans.

Check with Financial Aid Office (101 Miller) or email Diana Longwell (970) 247-7106 or longwell_d@fortlewis.edu about your financial aid.

Recommended FAFSA submission dates:

For Fall & Winter Trimesters February 15th
For Winter only September 15th
For Summer only February 1st

Scholarships

Fort Lewis College/USAC Study Abroad Scholarship

Fort Lewis College and USAC have launched a scholarship program to support study abroad goals of FLC students.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Any FLC student applying to USAC programs with at least one semester remaining to fulfill at Fort Lewis College upon completion of semester abroad
  • Applicants must be willing to intern as USAC Student Ambassadors supporting the International Programs Office with information sessions, International Education Week, and other promotional activities upon their return from study abroad

How to Apply:

  • Submit one page letter of interest including: verification you will complete a minimum of one term at FLC upon your study abroad completion; how you would be a successful ambassador to Fort Lewis College, your community, family, and country while abroad; and how you would promote study abroad to your peers upon your return as well as a summary budget indicating the amount you are requesting to studyabroad@fortlewis.edu
  • Scholarship deadlines:  November 1 for spring and March 1 for summer/fall

Recipients will be notified via email by November 15 for spring/April 1 for summer and fall

Fort Lewis College/ISEP Study Abroad Scholarship

Fort Lewis College and ISEP have launched a scholarship program to support study abroad goals of FLC students.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Any FLC student applying to ISEP programs with at least one semester remaining to fulfill at Fort Lewis College upon completion of semester abroad
  • Applicants must be willing to intern as ISEP Student Ambassadors supporting the International Programs Office with information sessions, International Education Week, and/or other promotional activities upon their return from study abroad.

How to Apply:

  • Submit one page letter of interest including: verification you will complete a minimum of one term at FLC upon your study abroad completion; how you would be a successful ambassador to Fort Lewis College, your community, family, and country while abroad; and how you would promote study abroad to your peers upon your return as well as a summary budget indicating the amount you are requesting to studyabroad@fortlewis.edu
  • Scholarship deadlines:  November 1 for spring and March 1 for summer/fall

Recipients will be notified via email by November 15 for spring/April 1 for summer and fall

 

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Eligibility: U.S. citizen; currently receiving a Pell Grant; full-time student

Amount: Up to $4,000

Deadlines: Early October for spring programs/Early April for fall programs

NSEP Boren Awards

Eligibility: U.S. citizen; study abroad in outside of Western Europe, Canada, AU/NZ.

Amount: Up to $10,000 per semester

Deadlines: Early February each year

Bridging Scholarships for study in Japan

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Amount: $2,500 per semester

Deadlines: Early April each year

Foundation for Global Scholars

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Amount: $500 - $1500

Deadlines: See the website

Fund for Education Abroad

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Amount: up to $10,000

Deadlines: See the website

German Academic Student Service (DAAD) – scholarships for study in Germany

Eligibility: U.S. citizen; sophomore or junior; have well studied plan for their stay in Germany

Amount: A monthly stipend of € 650

Deadlines: Late January each year

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Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Amount: $500

Deadlines: July 15

 Phi Kappa Phi – Study Abroad Grants

Eligibility: Have minimum of 30 semester hours and no more than 90 semester hours; GPA of 3.5 or higher; Have at least 2 semesters left after study abroad

Amount: $1,000

Deadlines: Mid-February each year

 STA Travel Scholarships

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Amount: $2,000 per semester

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