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Scholarships for Augsburg CGEE programs

Augsburg CGEE programs strive to create an intentionally diverse community of co-learners in which a variety of cultures and backgrounds is represented. Toward this end, we offer scholarships for students who belong to historically disadvantaged groups.

In academic year 2015-16, CGEE awarded over $45,000 in discounts and scholarships to students and groups traveling to our Study Centers in Mexico, Southern Africa, and Central America on semester and customized programs. These include: special discounts, need-based, and diversity scholarships. 

Information and applications for our scholarships below:

Additional Scholarship Resources for Study Abroad/Away Found Around the Web

In addition to scholarships for Augsburg CGEE programs, the Augsburg Study Abroad/Away Advisors have created a searchable guide to various other study abroad scholarships found on the web. We hope you find this resource helpful as you plan for your off-campus experience!

>> View the Searchable Scholarship Guide <<

We recommend using the “filter view” to best search the scholarships for which you may be eligible. Click the funnel icon to the right of the printer icon on the guide in Google Sheets to filter.

Other Notable Scholarships and Search Engines

  • Diversity Abroad was founded to ensure that all students are aware and have equal access to study and travel abroad opportunities. The mission of Diversity Abroad is to increase minority students’ participation in study and travel abroad programs (scholarship search engine).
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.
  • David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship – The U.S. government administers the National Security Education Program (NSEP) scholarships for undergraduates who will specifically pursue the study of languages and cultures currently under-represented in study abroad, especially those critical to the U.S. national security.
  • Vincent L Hawkins Foundation for Peace and Justice – The goal of the Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship is to encourage students who have already demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice to strive for peace and justice both in their educational pursuits and in their personal and professional lives. Hawkinson Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota or Wisconsin
  • The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) offers scholarships to students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA applying for a program that is at least four weeks (30 days) in country/countries. Preference given to students who are traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including
    • Minority students,
    • First-generation college students,
    • Students with disabilities, 
    • Student Athletes,
    • Military Veterans and
    • Non-traditional age students