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Scholarships for Learning Abroad

Students wishing to participate in opportunities abroad should contact Learning Abroad to set up an appointment to meet with a Learning Abroad Advisor. Appointments can be made by visiting the Learning Abroad office in the Ezekiel W. Cullen Bldg. Suite 105, via email at, or  by calling 713-743-9167.

Alfa Fellowship - fellowships to work in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and government

American Academy in Rome Prize - fellowships to emerging artists and scholars pursing arts and humanistic studies

American-Berlin - offers funding for singers to perform at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Beebe Fund - scholarships for young musicians to study abroad

Robert Bosch Fellowship - intensive work and study program in Germany

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan - study abroad in Japan

British Council - provides information on studying abroad; potential scholarships; and programs/events for American students

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange - education and professional training in Germany

Critical Languages Scholarship - offers funding for language study overseas

DAAD (The German Academic Exchange Service) - study abroad in Germany

DAAD Rise Germany - summer research intership in science and engineering in Germany

David Boren Scholarship - study abroad for all students in a county outside of Western Europe with a vested interest in U.S. national security

David Boren African Languages Initiative - offers Boren Scholarship applicants the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of, and proficiency in, African languages and cultures

Fulbright - study abroad for graduate study in over 140 countries

Fulbright mtvU Fellowship - study abroad for music

Gates Cambridge - 1-4 years of graduate study at Cambridge

German Chancellor Scholarship - The Humboldt Foundation - variety of study abroad, research and leadership programs in Germany

Gilman - study abroad, must be receiving Pell Grant

Golden Key International - study abroad scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate members

Harriet Hale Woolley - grant for students in visual fine arts and music for study in France

Humane Studies Fellowships - scholarships for undergraduates and graduates to study abroad

IEFS Scholarshipan opportunity for UH undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research, study abroad and present abroad

Institute of International Education - searchable database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants

International Dissertation Research Fellowship - for Ph.D. students researching abroad

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship - study abroad Japan

Deutsch Kultur Institute - link for funding opportunities for students interested in studying abroad in German

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship - two-year fellowship to develop leaders committed to finding lasting solutions to hunger and poverty worldwide

Marshall - 2 years of graduate study at an institution in U.K.

Mitchell - 1 year of graduate study in Ireland

Japan Monbukagakusho Scholarship - study abroad Japan

NanoJapan - nanotechnology research internships in Japanese university and government laboratories

Office of International Study Abroad Scholarships - FOR UH STUDENTS ONLY

Putney Student Travel - outstanding learning experiences around the world 

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants - summer study abroad

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund - award for campus activists with financial need

Rhodes - 2-3 years of graduate study at Oxford

Rotary - study abroad for junior and senior undergraduate students

Shell - study abroad sophomore year or for graduate studies

Student's Guide to Studying Abroad - resources for student's seeking to study abroad - listing of study abroad financial aid opportunities and grants

SURF BioNET UREKA - interdisciplinary research in biomedical science and engineering in Ireland

Teach Away - opportunities to teach around the world

TeachPort - teaching opportunities around the world for graduates or recent graduates

Whitaker International - grant to research abroad for seniors and graduate students in biomedical engineering

Yale University - Yale's listing and advice for students applying to UK and Irish fellowships


Students receiving non-UH scholarships for travel/study/internship/volunteer opportunities abroad are required to visit the Office of International Studies and Programs and meet with Parul Fernandes, Director, OISP, 501 E Cullen Building, Room # 501H in order to be in compliance with UH Safety and Health regulations. Please contact Ms Parul Fernandes via email at or call 713-743-9167 to schedule an appointment.