Country/Region-Specific Scholarships

Country/Region-Specific Scholarships

Asia

Freeman-ASIA

  • Summer awards up to $3,000; Semester up to $5,000; Academic Year up to $7,000
  • Must be undergrad and U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Must have demonstrated financial need, minimum 2.8 GPA, and applying to an approved program in East or Southeast Asia
  • There is only one application cycle per year, so for spring study abroad, students must apply in the spring of the prior year.

Fund for Education Abroad: Hiliary Echo Douglas Scholarship

  • Awarded to one student each year planning to study abroad in Vietnam or within other Southeast Asian cultures
  • Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program

Central America/South America/Mexico

Fund for Education Abroad: Jane Gluckmann and Carol Rausch Go Global Scholarship

  • Awarded to one student each year planning to study abroad in Mexico, Central America, South America, France, or Germany
  • Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program

Denmark

Fund for Education Abroad: A. Rewari Family Scholarship

  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. and who are planning to study abroad in Denmark 
  • Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program

France

Fund for Education Abroad: Jane Gluckmann and Carol Rausch Go Global Scholarship

  • Awarded to one student each year planning to study abroad in Mexico, Central America, South America, France, or Germany
  • Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program

Germany

Baden-Württemberg Scholarships

  • Undergraduates may receive scholarships of up to €400 per month; Graduate students may receive up to €500 per month
  • For UMass undergraduates participating in the exchange with the universities of Freiburg, Heidelberg, Hohenheim, Konstanz, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Stuttgart, Tübingen, and Ulm
  • Proficiency in German is not a requirement for all courses of study, contact Regine John for more information or to apply.

Baden-Württemberg Stipendium

  • €600-€1,400 awarded per month depending on the length of your program
  • For UMass undergraduate and graduate students participating in the exchange with the universities of Freiburg, Heidelberg, Hohenheim, Konstanz, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Stuttgart, Tübingen, and Ulm
  • Proficiency in German is not a requirement for all courses of study

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service

  • Various grants and scholarships available, often a monthly stipend, travel subsidy, or other financial support is awarded based on type of study and length of stay
  • Study, research, and internship grants are for graduating seniors, and graduate students to study in Germany
  • Proficiency in German is not a requirement for all courses of study

DAAD – Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

  • Monthly scholarship of €750, with minimum internship length of 10 weeks and maximum internship length of 3 months.
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate currently enrolled at UMass in the field of biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences or engineering (or a closely related field); have completed at least 2 years of a degree program by the time of the internship placement; and prove that they will maintain undergraduate status after the internship has taken place
  • Proficiency in German is not required

Fund for Education Abroad: Jane Gluckmann and Carol Rausch Go Global Scholarship

  • Awarded to one student each year planning to study abroad in Mexico, Central America, South America, France, or Germany
  • Scholarships range from $1,250 – $10,000 and can be applied for programs that run for at least 28 days
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program

India

Fund for Education Abroad: The South India Term Abroad (SITA) Nallennam Scholarship

  • Awards are $5,000 for a full semester program and $2,500 for a summer term
  • Preference will be given to students who study abroad in southern India
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, UMass undergraduate on an approved program of at least 28 days duration

Ireland

Go Overseas Scholarship to Study Abroad in Ireland

  • Awards one undergraduate and one postgraduate scholarship each year of up to $13,500
  • Round trip flights included

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Study Abroad Scholarships

  • Two scholarships of €2,000
  • One for an undergrad accepted to TCD for semester or year (non-exchange) with minimum 3.3 GPA and Pell Grant recipient
  • One for an undergrad accepted to STEM at TCD for semester or year (non-exchange) with minimum 3.3 GPA and Pell Grant recipient, enrolled in at least 15 ECTS in STEM modules, and declared STEM major at UMass

Japan

Bridging Scholarships

  • A stipend of $2,500 for semester-long programs or $4,000 for academic year programs
  • For undergrad U.S. citizens participating in an approved study abroad program in Japan

Morgan Stanley Scholarship

  • Two scholarships of $7,500 for students accepted to study in Japan for an academic year
  • For U.S. students (citizens or permanent residents) who have an interest in economics and international finance

The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program

  • May support up to the full cost of attendance to the study abroad program of the applicant’s choice, award is determined by financial need and other qualifications. Maximum award amount is $25,000.
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, demonstrate financial need for international study, currently in good academic standing, and will be enrolled in a credit-bearing course of study at a college, university or approved academic center in Japan in the upcoming academic year
  • Preference for applicants who have been raised by a single parent or who have lost both parents, applicants without significant international travel or study experience, and first generation students

New Zealand

Generation Study Abroad Excellence & Travel Awards

  • Various awards of $2,000 for U.S. Travel Awards, and $500 for U.S. Excellence Awards
  • Must be U.S. citizen or resident with sophomore standing and enrolled in a study abroad program in New Zealand
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Go Overseas Scholarship to Study in New Zealand

  • Undergraduate and graduate scholarships of awards up to $15,000 for U.S. students

Scotland

Go Overseas Scholarship to Study in Scotland

  • Award of up to $15,000, with round trip flight included
  • Must be undergrad applying to study abroad in Scotland on an approved UMass Amherst program and a U.S. citizen

Sweden

SWEA – Swedish Women’s Educational Association

  • Annual scholarship of up to $12,000
  • For one or more well-merited female undergraduate or graduate students at a New England university who wish to pursue studies or a work/study program in Sweden for at least one semester