Education Abroad Funding

The following funds are for undergraduate arts and sciences majors who are currently enrolled on the Columbus campus.

Education Abroad Scholarships: Shared Application

In order to be eligible for funding, the education abroad experience must be part of an Ohio State-approved study abroad program. This funding does not apply to service learning trips. Please see the Office of International Affairs education abroad search engine to verify program approval. Students may apply for funding before being admitted to their education abroad program.

Application for the Keith and Linda Monda International Experience Scholarships, the International Study Abroad Fund awards, the humanities major scholarships and the arts major scholarships may be completed through one online application.

Application Deadlines

There are two deadlines each year depending on when you plan to study abroad.

  • Autumn Semester - Monday, October 4, 2021 at 4 p.m.
    Applies to funding for winter break 2021, spring semester 2022, and spring break 2022 education abroad programs.
     
  • Spring Semester - Monday, January 17, 2022 at 4 p.m.
    Applies to funding for all summer term 2022, autumn semester (only) 2022, and academic year 2022-2023 education abroad programs.

See “Apply Now!” for more information and how to apply.

Please Note: Ohio State continues to monitor the global outbreak of COVID-19 and take appropriate steps to ensure the health and well-being of the campus community. The Office of International Affairs will provide regular updates and guidance for students relating to international travel. The Office of International Affairs COVID-19 updates and education abroad program viability decision dates are posted here: https://oia.osu.edu/news/covid-19-updates/

Keith and Linda Monda International Experience Scholarships

Need-based scholarships open to Columbus campus undergraduate students with a declared major in the arts and sciences. These scholarships are designed to support students who plan to study abroad as part of an Ohio State-approved education abroad program and would not normally be able to afford an international experience. Scholarships will be awarded toward costs associated with study abroad excluding tuition. Financial need will be determined by the Financial Aid Office based on information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must have a current FAFSA on file with Ohio State in order to be considered for these scholarships. Awards are made twice each year.

For information on how to apply, please see the "Apply Now" button below.

Scholarships for International Studies Majors

Open to Columbus campus undergraduate students who plan to study abroad as part of an Ohio State-approved education abroad program and who have a declared major in International Studies.

For information on how to apply, please see the "Apply Now" button below.

Scholarships for Humanities Majors

The following six scholarships are open to Columbus campus undergraduate students who plan to participate in an Ohio-State approved education abroad program and who have a declared major in a humanities discipline. Awards are made once each year.

For information on how to apply, please see the "Apply Now" button below.

The Edmund M. Kagay Scholarship

Competition for the Edmund M. Kagay Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students with a declared major in a humanities discipline, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 and above and a planned language education abroad program. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit.

The Forrest and Marjorie Miller Endowed Fund for Education Abroad

Provides one travel award per year for a student majoring in Italian, French, or Spanish who has a 3.0 (or higher) cumulative grade point average. Additionally, the student must be ranked as a junior or higher at the time of travel.

The Humanities Alumni Scholarship

Competition for Humanities Alumni scholarships is open to full-time undergraduate students with a declared major in a humanities discipline, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 and above, and a planned education abroad program. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to sophomores or juniors.

Richard and Karol Wells Scholarship

Competition for the Richard and Karol Wells Education Abroad Scholarships is open to undergraduates with a declared major in a humanities discipline, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.4, and a planned education abroad program.

Robert and Mary Reusché Scholarship for Education Abroad

Competition for the Robert and Mary Reusché College of Humanities Education Abroad Scholarship is open to undergraduates with a declared major in a humanities discipline, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3, and a planned education abroad program. Preference will be given to, but not limited to, students pursuing a major or minor in a foreign language.

Virginia S. Hull Scholarship

Competition for the Virginia S. Hull scholarship for education abroad is open to undergraduates with a declared major in a humanities discipline and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.4 and above. This scholarship is limited to those planning to education abroad in Spain, Portugal, France, or Italy.

Scholarships for Arts Majors

Open to Columbus campus undergraduate students who plan to study abroad as part of an Ohio State-approved education abroad program and who have a declared major in an arts discipline. Awards are made once each year. For information on how to apply, please see the "Apply Now" button below.

William and Dolly (Ardath) Saxbe Endowed Fund for the Arts

Open to undergraduates with a declared major in an arts discipline and a planned Ohio State-approved education abroad program.

Margaret Noell Kindberg Memorial Fund for the Arts

Open to undergraduates with a declared major in an arts discipline and a planned Ohio State-approved education abroad program.

Additional Resources

Departmental Funding Opportunities

Please contact individual departments for application information:

International Research Grants for Undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences

Scholarships for international research within the College of Arts and Sciences. Limited to undergraduate students. These grants are administered by the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. However, students do not have to be in the Honors Program in order to apply for funding.

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