Scholarships are available to help you afford your study abroad experience. Please schedule an advising appointment with a Tulane study abroad advisor or peer advisor if you need further assistance searching or applying for scholarships. We highly recommend that students book an appointment with a writing coach at Tulane's Academic Writing Center to gain assistance with scholarship essay writing and editing.
OSA scholarships are available for:
Additional funding may be available through study abroad program providers, Tulane academic departments, and other external sources.
Question: How do I apply for OSA Scholarships?
Students must check "yes" to the question asking if they would like to be considered for scholarships within the Tulane study abroad application. In addition, students must type a paragraph about how studying abroad will support their personal and/or professional goals. There is a box to type a paragraph in the Tulane study abroad application.
Question: What academic terms are eligible for OSA scholarships?
Answer: Students applying to study abroad during thr fall/spring semester, summer, or academic year are eligible to apply.
Q: What are the eligibility requirements to be considered for an OSA Scholarship?
A: Students who have high financial need, are in an underrepresented group in study abroad, are studying abroad in regions that are uncommonly selected by study abroad participants, or will take courses in a foreign language abroad will be prioritized to receive scholarships.
Underrepresented groups in study abroad include, but aren't limited to:
Regions that are uncommonly selected by study abroad participants:
Q: What can OSA Scholarships cover?
A: OSA scholarships can be used for housing, meals, transportation abroad, airfare, visa fees, passport fees, and cost of living expenses abroad.
Q: How much will I receive if I am awarded an OSA Scholarship?
A: Scholarship awards vary on a case by case basis, and average at $2,500.
Students should also research funding opportunities available through their program or host university abroad. Many program providers (CIEE, CET, IFSA, SIT, IES, Middlebury, Temple, DIS, etc.) may offer internal scholarships, flight grants, or Federal Pell grant matching to qualified applicants. You can research available funding options on the website of your program or host university.
External scholarships are scholarships offered by entities that are NOT AFFILIATED with Tulane University and thus, Tulane doesn't have influence nor input in selecting scholarship recipients for these awards.
Financial need-based External Scholarships:
In summer 2017, she earned the Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Japan. She is available to answer questions you might have about the application process, alumni benefits, and other related questions. Alexis can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students who are studying abroad during spring, summer, or fall semesters may apply.
Region-Specific External Scholarships:
1) Diverse International Women of Color (D.I.W.C.) Scholarship
If you're applying for a summer study abroad or internship program, then visit the website again on March 1, 2023 to access D.I.W.C.'s summer study abroad application.
2) Ced in the City Scholars
3) beGirl.World Scholarship
Tulane departments on campus may also offer grants or scholarships for study abroad programs or research abroad. This is by no means a conclusive list, but here are some ideas of departments to check with regarding potential funding for study abroad:
Newcomb-Tulane College Academic Enrichment Grants (cannot be used for tuition)
The Center for Academic Equity
Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching
Stone Center for Latin American Studies