A variety of organizations and institutions provide scholarships and grants for study abroad from the United States. Many provide assistance that is targeted to specific student populations (underrepresented student groups; African Americans; Asian Americans; Latino/Latina Americans; Native Americans; students with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered students).

The following list is a sampling of Web sites with information and resources on multiple scholarships and grants. These Web sites provide a good starting point for research on the many study abroad scholarship opportunities available.

Note: This list is not exhaustive and is meant to provide a starting point for your research. No endorsement by NAFSA: Association of International Educators is intended or is to be inferred.

Sites with Searchable Databases

University Sites


  • Black Excel: One of the largest scholarship and resource databases for African American students.