Study Abroad Scholarships: Europe

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Flickr user Alex Lecea

Studying abroad is an exciting adventure. Many students choose Europe as their destination for studying abroad. For good reason, too. It is rich in history, art, food, beauty, and will afford them the opportunity to experience a new culture. Travelling to see all the beautiful sights will eat up your budget, however. To help you out, we have found a list of scholarships to help fund your study abroad experience.

Walter Jensen Scholarship for Study Abroad

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Not yet announced for 2016-2017 school year

This scholarship is made possible by the late Walter Jensen. The goal is to allow a student the opportunity to study abroad for a semester or year with the help of this gift. The student will be a future French teacher. The applicant must be 18 years old and enrolled in an accredited education program focused in French.

Read more about this scholarship here.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Amount: Monthly stipend of 650 Euroes

Deadline: January 1, 2017 for 2017/2018 school year

DAAD is a publically funded organization of higher education institutions  in Germany. They offer study abroad and exchange programs to students wishing to study in Germany. Students are awarded scholarships of to participate in one of their 4-10 months programs. To be eligible, students must be current second or third year students at time of application, be seeking a 4-10 month program, showcase academic and personal success, have a plan for their time of study, submit a DAAD language evaluation, demonstrate an interest in European and German affairs, and full-time, enrolled students at an undergraduate degree granting university in North America with plans to return after program to complete their undergraduate degree.

Read more about this scholarship here.

Eastern European Study Abroad (EESA)

Amount: $100- 7,000

Deadline: Fall Semester: March 1, Spring Semester: October 15, Summer: April 1

This scholarship is to motivate student to study abroad in Eastern Europe, which they believe will be a life changing experience. They have various scholarships available based on merit, need, and duration. These awards are given based on students completion of the GPA requirement and their essay answering the prompts provided on their website.

Read more about this scholarship here.

Kosciuszko Foundation Year Abroad in Poland Scholarship

Amount: Tuition waiver and stipend of approximately $350

Deadline: January

This scholarship is provided from the Polish Ministry of Education and Sport and the Kosciuszko Foundation. It is intended for US students to study and live in Poland for a semester or academic year. If accepted, the program includes a tuition waiver and stipend for living costs to study Polish language, history, and literature at Jagiellonian University of Krakow.

Read more about this scholarship here.

King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund

Amount: $1,000 – $1,500

Deadline: March 1, annually

This scholarship is intended for US students to study in Norway or Norwegian students to study in the US. The intent is to heighten the student’s interest in the other country’s culture, history, and education at an institution of higher learning. The application requires an essay.

Read more about this scholarship here.

If you are looking for more scholarships, read this article to help your search!

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