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Scholarships

Scholarships

University of Georgia students who have been awarded federal or state financial aid, including the HOPE or Zell Miller scholarships, or student loans, may use their financial aid to study abroad on a UGA direct credit or exchange program, as well as through external study abroad programs which have been approved for transfer credit by the UGA Office of International Education. Eligible students may also work with the Office of Student Financial Aid to potentially update their official "cost of attendance" for the term abroad, in order to reflect the full cost of studying abroad and accurately calculate their financial aid package. Further information about funding can be found here. In addition, students may wish to explore merit and need-based scholarships and fellowships to help support the cost of a program abroad. Further information about scholarships is available below.

Office of International Education General Scholarships

These scholarships are sponsored by the UGA Office of International Education or administered by the OIE on behalf of another organization. They include a variety of merit and financial-need-based, and some program-specific opportunities. For a list of scholarships see here.

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UGA Sponsored and UGA Program Specific Scholarships

These scholarships are sponsored by specific UGA study abroad programs or academic departments for overseas study or research. They are often specifically for UGA students studying abroad on faculty-led or residential center programs. For a list of scholarships see here.

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National Scholarships

These scholarships are both merit and need-based for overseas study and are open to students across the U.S. who are studying abroad. They are not specific to any location or particular program. For a list of scholarships see here.

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Country/ Region Specific Scholarships

These scholarships are for students studying abroad in a particular region or country. For further information see here.

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Graduate Level Scholarships

These scholarships are available for graduate students to study or do research abroad. For a list of scholarships see here.

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Additional Scholarship Resources

These are links to additional scholarship resources that can help expand a search for funding. For further information see here.

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