Many scholarships are available for study abroad participants. We encourage you to apply for as many as you are eligible. SDSU students are regularly able to make their study abroad program cost no more than or even less than remaining at home. The list of scholarships below is not exhaustive, but should be a good starting point. Make sure to apply early and that you meet all eligibility requirements. Please consult our financing webpage for information on utilizing financial aid abroad.
Please consult our personal statement webpage for information on writing personal statement.
- Associated Students Study Abroad Scholarship (search for "All Majors" and "Undergrad")
- Division of Undergraduate Studies
- Scholars Without Borders Scholarship
- The California State University's International Programs
Although these scholarships are not administered by SDSU, the scholarships below also present opportunities for additional funding. Some of the scholarships listed are general and open to all, some are based on field of study and others are specific to geographic region. These scholarships can be competitive in nature and we encourage you to meet all deadlines.
Scholarships for all majors and destinations
Gilman International Scholarship Program (For students who receive a Federal Pell Grant)
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants(For students with at least a 3.75 GPA)
Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship
Fund for Education Abroad
Foundation for Global Scholars
Rotary International Grants
Students learning critical-need languages
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*Swedish Women's Educational Association (SWEA) Scholarship - See Education Abroad Advisor