*Sources: 1: IES Abroad 50-Year Alumni Survey; 2: IES Abroad 2015; 3: Georgia Learning Outcomes of Students Studying Abroad Research Initiative 2010  

"I learned more in a week than the rest of my college career put together (up to date). My world was flipped upside down. It was more than a trip. It was a life shaping experience."

—Valerie, Student, Oklahoma

Apply for an EF study abroad scholarship

Every student should have the opportunity to study abroad, which is why we award more than $20,000 worth of scholarships each year to select students so they can enjoy meaningful global experiences. Take a look at the prompt, eligibility requirements, and application details.

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Additional scholarship opportunities

Go the extra mile and explore handpicked third-party scholarships to help fund your program.

Just remember: EF Study Abroad is not affiliated with these scholarships and does not determine the outcome. Any questions should be directed to the provider listed below.

Study abroad can fit your budget

Download our Budgeting Guide for everything you need to know about building a short-term study abroad experience into your budget.

Our guide includes a short-term study abroad budget calculator, fundraising and scholarship ideas, the return on study abroad, how to leverage study abroad to get a job and so much more.

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Fundraising ideas

Did you know that when you sign up for an EF Study Abroad program you automatically receive a fundraising website designed specifically for you and your program? It's located on your account page. You can also request a customizable version of the donation tool, where you can input your own photos, description of why you're traveling and more, here.

You also get access to our complete Fundraising Guide, which outlines how to start fundraising and get the word our to friends and family, and gives you over 20 ideas of different fundraising activities. Here are a few to get you started!

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