The Office of Education Abroad wants to help you connect with the resources necessary to fund your experience. Planning ahead and meeting deadlines are essential when planning your study abroad program and when applying for scholarships. There are a wide range of scholarships available to help make your study abroad experience a reality! You can't afford not to go!


Types of Study Abroad Scholarships

OEA Scholarships - The Office of Education Abroad awards scholarships to UNC Charlotte students once a year. If you are planning to study abroad Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018 and meet the eligibility requirements, then don't forget to apply by February 15th, 2017. Be sure to check out the list of OEA scholarships and determine if you're eligible to apply. Note: OEA scholarships may not be applied towards faculty-led spring or fall break study abroad programs. If you plan to participate in a spring or fall break program, please research other types of scholarship opportunities below.

UNC Charlotte Scholarships - Various academic departments at UNC Charlotte as well as scholarship donors offer both academic and study abroad scholarships. Review the list of available UNC Charlotte scholarships to find out more about the eligibility requirements, application deadline and award amounts.

Affiliate Programs Scholarships - Are you studying abroad with one of our many affiliate providers? Many of them offer scholarship and grant opportunities to help lower the costs of the programs. Find the list of approved providers here and click here to learn more about scholarship opportunities through these providers. 

External Study Abroad Scholarships - There are many organizations that award students scholarships to study abroad. Check out our list of External Study Abroad Scholarships to find out how you can search these scholarships, what the eligibility requirements are and what the award amounts are. Some award amounts can be as much as $20,000!