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Office of International Studies in Education

Funding Your Study Abroad Experience


Dean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad

and the Ian J. Render Memorial Scholarship for Study
Abroad to South Africa Scholarship
Click here to download the application
Four scholarships of at least $3,000 each will be awarded to help students cover expenses that exceed on-campus costs related to their chosen College of Education study abroad program.
The Scholarships will provide support to undergraduates enrolled in College of Education credit-bearing study abroad programs in the summer of 2016, fall of 2016, or spring of 2017.
The scholarships will significantly lower the cost barrier of study abroad and enable the engagement of students in powerful learning experiences that lead to greater understanding of diverse peoples and cultures.
Applications will be reviewed by a faculty committee: Promising applicants will be invited to a selection interview. The deadline for application submission: January 31, 2016. Applications can be downloaded from the Office of International Studies in Education website starting November 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The College of Education is eager to assist you with your questions about the application process.
Other Questions? Contact Elizabeth Gil (
Additional Resources to Assist with Navigating and Funding Study Abroad:

Preparing Teachers for Global Classrooms Through Study Abroad Scholarship - Annual scholarship for teacher education students participating in MSU-sponsored study abroad programs to Africa, Asia, or Latin America.

Paying for Study Abroad - There are many ways to help pay for study abroad and maximize the resources that are available to you. Links on this page will help you identify a program that you CAN afford that also fits your interests and meets your academic needs.
FAQs Concerning Financial Aid for Study Abroad - Frequently asked questions regarding financial aid for study abroad
Financing Study Abroad Scholarship Information - OSA offers its own scholarships, but be sure to look at other opportunities, too.

Office of Study Abroad Peer Advisors - Peer Advisers share their experiences, answer your questions, and give you advice. They can help you find a program that suits your schedule, major and interests. They can guide you through the application process, answer questions about scholarships and financial aid, and offer a student perspective on the various aspects of being abroad and returning home.