Education abroad can be very affordable, but it’s important to do your research to make sure the program you choose fits you—both academically and financially. We encourage you to start planning early.
- Start your search early! You can often apply for education abroad scholarships, grants, etc., before you have applied or are accepted into your program.
- Your existing financial aid package and scholarships may be applied to approved education abroad programs.
- Talk to One Stop Student Services to understand the cost of your UT education as well as how you currently finance it. For some scholarships you will need to demonstrate financial need through the submission of a FAFSA.
- Schedule an appointment with a Programs Abroad coordinator to discuss which type of program best suits your budget. To schedule an appointment, visit our Bookings page.
- Check out our Funding & Scholarships page for more about budgeting, financial aid FAQ, and other helpful information.
Financial need and academic merit-based funding ($750 for short-term programs or $1,250 for semester or academic year) for UT undergraduates participating in a CGE-approved education abroad program.
Financial need and academic merit-based funding ($450 for short-term, semester, or academic year programs) for UT undergraduates participating in a CGE-approved online global program.More Information
A $1,000 scholarship opportunity for UT students participating on semester and academic year-long abroad programs who can commit to creating written or videoed content sharing their authentic #VolsAbroad experiences and engaging with key audiences.
This scholarship is available to students participating on the UT in Florence program. Award amounts vary based on term, but range from $500-$2,150 for summer 2023 and $1,000-$8,200 for fall 2023 and academic year 2023-24. Scholarships recipients will be chosen based on a combination of their financial need, academic merit, and the accuracy and detail of their scholarship materials.More Information
Funding available to students participating on one of the following programs: ISA EuroScholars, UT Summer International Research Opportunities Program or Research in Arts (UT Art History in Paris).More Information
Financial need and academic merit-based competitive funding available to undergraduate students participating on a SIT program (affiliate).More Information
Only students in the Herbert College of Agriculture or the International Agriculture & Natural Resources minor are eligible to apply. Funding supports international study (short term or semester long), internships, and research experiences.More Information
Funding available to undergraduate business students enrolled in an approved education abroad program.More Information
Funding is available to undergraduate business students who participate in NPP to use towards future participation in an approved education abroad program.More Information
Scholarships available to MFLL majors studying abroad. Students participating in semester programs are given priority over summer.More Information
Competitive funding ($1,200) for students in the UT Language & World Business program. Semester or year-long study abroad will be given priority over summer study while reviewing applications.More Information
Funding for students majoring or minoring in modern foreign languages and literatures with a concentration in a Romance language participating in a UT-approved program abroad for a semester, year, or summer.More Information
Competitive funding available to Spanish majors enrolled in a UT-approved program abroad for at least one semester, taking a minimum of 12 hours of Spanish classes.More Information
A number of scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate German major/minor students studying abroad in Germany.More Information
Funding to support UT undergraduate and graduate research and creative projects abroad aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility.More Information
Funding available (up to $5,000) to undergraduate students who receive a Federal Pell Grant to participate in study and intern abroad programs. Students studying critical-need languages can qualify for additional funds (up to an additional $3,000). Applicants must be US citizens.
Funding available ($5,000) for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. This scholarship is open to eligible students enrolled at accredited U.S. colleges and universities who receive any type of Title IV federal financial aid.More Information
Funding available to undergraduate students enrolled in a credit-earning study abroad program of at least four weeks. Priority is given to students from underrepresented populations in study abroad. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. EARLY DEADLINES!More Information
Funding available to economically disadvantaged students, first-generation students, ethnically and racially diverse students, students with disabilities, and students who identify as LGBTQ+. As a member of the Diversity Abroad Network, UT students are eligible to apply for additional scholarships.More Information
Funding through FEA available to LGBT+ students participating in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.More Information
Funding available ($1,000) to any undergraduate student (you do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi) enrolled in an education abroad program.More Information
Funding for undergraduate and graduate students to study less-commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests as well as those underrepresented in study abroad. Applicants must be US citizens.More Information
Funding available to students participating in a study abroad program to enhance his or her proficiency in a target language and/or his or her understanding of other cultures. Each applicant must have a CLA faculty sponsor who currently works at their home institution.More Information
Financial need-based funding available to undergraduate students studying abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.More Information
Funding available to North American college or university undergraduate and graduate students to study, intern, and research abroad in Germany.More Information
Funding available to undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. Applicants must be US citizens and enrolled in an American college or university.More Information
Funding available to students (at least a sophomore) who are enrolled at a New Zealand university or ITP through a study abroad program. Applicants must be US citizens or hold US resident status.More Information
Funding available to undergraduate students who are enrolled in a study abroad program at a BUTEX member institution.More Information
Funding available to students planning on studying, interning, or volunteering aboard. Country-specific scholarships available.More Information
You must be a legal US resident and student over the age of 14 from an accredited high school, trade school, university, or college. Create a video or written essay that answers “What inspires you to travel abroad?”More Information
Databases for Additional Funding
NOTE: UT students interested in the Boren, Fulbright, Truman, Marshall, Rhodes, Rotary, and other scholarships should visit the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF).