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International Education Scholarships & Grants

Remember to check the eligibility criteria, application process, and deadlines for each scholarship. Some scholarships might not be available every year, or their availability might depend on funding.

Also, students should check with their home institutions. Many universities and colleges have study abroad offices that provide information about internal and external funding opportunities for their students.

This is a grant program from the U.S. Department of State that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.


This program offers research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries, including Costa Rica, to recent graduates and graduate students.


FEA offers scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students planning to study abroad for at least four weeks.


Many Rotary clubs offer scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate study abroad students. The Rotary Foundation also offers more specific scholarships, like the Rotary Peace Fellowship.


Share your vision and intentions for your gap time by writing your own personal gap year manifesto and let GoOverseas know why you should win $5,000 towards your gap time! US residents, ages 17-20 are eligible to apply for the $5,000 gap year scholarship. 


The Institute of International Education (IIE) provides grants for U.S. students from a broad range of backgrounds to make it possible for them to participate in academic, internship, or service-learning experiences abroad.


This scholarship offers funding for students studying abroad, regardless of the country of destination.


A scholarship specifically focused on promoting study in Costa Rica.


This scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world.

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