EF Study Abroad scholarships

Every student should have the opportunity to study abroad, and it's our mission to create as many global experience opportunities as possible. Starting in May 2024, students traveling on one of our programs will be eligible to apply for a scholarship through our partnership with the Fund for Education Abroad. See the full details below!

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1. Eligibility
2. How to apply
3. Application deadline

To be eligible, you must be:

1. A U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA recipient
2. Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher education (graduate students are not eligible)
3. Receiving credit for the study abroad program at their home institution

Affiliated community members, spouses, or friends of Group Leaders are not eligible

How to apply & what you'll need

Visit the Fund for Education Abroad to learn more and apply.

How to apply:
Use the below information to complete the Study Abroad Questions page
  1. You will be asked to provide details about the dates of your program and the countries you will visit
  2. Select “Third-Party Program Provider” for “What is your study abroad program type?”
  3. Select “EF Tours (FEA Access Partner)” as your program provider
  4. List efstudyabroad.com as the website of your study or internship abroad program
Application materials:
  1. Financial Aid form (must have completed FAFSA)
  2. Unofficial transcript
  3. Application essays:
    1. Please describe your intended study abroad program. Why have you chosen this program and how do you anticipate it will build on your previous experience and support your future goals?
    2. Studying abroad is often challenging, requiring participants to be open-minded and persevere in sometimes isolating circumstances. Please describe a personal experience in which you were similarly challenged to demonstrate these qualities.
Application deadline: February 7, 2024

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Timing and application deadlines

Deadlines are based on your program departure date as outlined below. 

Program Departure Date


For Travel May 1, 2024 - December 15, 2024 February 7, 2024

*We will notify all applicants if they have been awarded a scholarship or not approximately 6 weeks after the scholarship deadline for your travel window.