Underrepresented Populations: Funding Options

March 31, 2009

The links below provide information about programs and sources of funding for students from underrepresented groups in U.S.-based study abroad.


The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) provides a list of resources to assist people with disabilities find scholarships, fellowships, and other sources of funding for overseas exchanges. In addition, the NCDE Frequently Asked Funding Questions page includes suggestions and tips for finding funding.

International education colleagues working with U.S-based students going abroad who are involved with NAFSA at the regional level are encouraged to offer meeting time and space for advocacy on these issues. If you are interested in hosting a regional meeting, contact your regional team member who focuses on education abroad issues and the co-chairs of the Subcommittee on Underrepresentation in Education Abroad.