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Country-Specific Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by various organizations and can be used toward study abroad at UT for specific countries and regions of the world

In additional to researching scholarships on this list we suggest you use the new Study Abroad Funding search engine.


UT Department of Asian Studies Fellowship for Study Abroad
The Department of Asian Studies offers the following scholarships for study abroad. Students do not need to be majors, but should plan on participating in an organized study abroad program in Asia. Preference is given to students interested in studying the language, but this is not required. Applications and eligibility information can be found in the Global Assist online scholarship system or from the department's office.


  • Asian Studies Scholarship for Study Abroad
  • China Studies Scholarship for Study Abroad
  • Mitsubishi Study Abroad Scholarship
  • POSCO Korean Study Abroad Scholarship

Freeman Foundation Stipends for Internships in Asia
Stipends range from $2,500 to $4,000 and are available Spring, Summer and Fall 2015. UT students are eligible if they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Stipends are awarded on the basis of financial need. Internships must be a minimum of 8 weeks in length and must be completed in East or Southeast Asia. Check website for more details and deadlines.


The Australian Government put together a list of scholarship opportunities for students studying in Australia. UT students will not be eligible for all of the options but it is a good starting point for scholarship opportunities in Australia.


    Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Fellowships
    The Brazil Center of LLILAS grants undegraduate and graduate students awards of up to $4000 to study during fall or spring semesters on FIPSE Fellowships. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application. Applicants must have at least one year of Portuguese language training. Deadlines: For spring programs October 15; Fall programs March 15. For more information email:

    Central America, South America and Mexico

    Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Travel Scholarship
    Three scholarships of $5000 given out annually for study for combined summer sessions (one and two), semester, or year. Applicants must be Latin American Studies undergraduate students. Application materials can be obtained from the Institute of Latin American Studies. Check website for deadline details.

    Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Undergraduate Academic Scholarships
    Three scholarships of $5000 given out annually for study for combined summer sessions (one and two), semester, or year. Applicants must be Latin American Studies undergraduate students with a GPA 3.0 or higher. Application materials can be obtained from the Institute of Latin American Studies. Check website for deadline details.


    Center for European Studies Scholarship
    The Center for European Studies offers scholarships to European Studies' majors or double majors to assist in paying expenses for their study or internship abroad. Contact the Center for application deadlines. For further information and for an application:

    Eastern Europe

    The American Coucil of Learned Societies: Grants for Study of East European Languages
    Grants offered for intensive language programs in East European languages. Eligible languages include Albanian, Bosnian/ Croation/ Serbian, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, and Slovene. For more information and application deadlines go to:


    The Simpson Scholarship in Egyptology for study at The American University in Cairo
    Semester or year scholarship for juniors and seniors who enroll in the Study Abroad program at The American University in Cairo and wish to concentrate their studies in Egyptology. For deadlines and application information please contact The American University in Cairo, Office of Student Affairs, 420 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor, New York, New York, 10018-2729. E-mail


    Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships
    Graduating seniors can apply, but a degree must be completed before being awarded. Administered by the Liberal Arts' Dean's Office. Contact Mary De La Garza, 512-232-2980, GEB 2.200.

    British Council USA - Scholarship Search
    This detailed scholarship list is a wonderful source of information, however, the Study Abroad Office has limited reports from students who have obtained funding from within. For more information click here.

    BUTEX Scholarships

    Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university. For more information go to:


    University of Tampere - Two annual housing scholarships,  €1350 (approximately $1675 USD)


    University of Freiburg offers scholarships of 600 Euros/month for undergraduate and Masters students nominated on exchange through UT Austin. For more information go to:

    DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
    DAAD offers a wide range of opportunities to students, scholars, and higher education institutions of the United States and Canada, from undergraduate students to faculty, for study and research in Germany. For more information, application information and deadlines go to:


    Woody McGriff Scholarship & Dean of Liberal Arts Scholarship
    Annual UT competition limited to students accepted by the Study Abroad Office for the reciprocal exchange with Ghana. After acceptance by SAO, contact the Center for African and African American Studies, 417-1784.


    French and Italian Studies Scholarship
    Undergraduate students of French and Italian languages and literature who propose to continue their study of either language at the University or abroad. Contact the Department of French and Italian for more information.

    Lemmermann Scholarship
    Graduate students studying in Rome. Basic knowledge of Italian required. For more information and the application go to:


    MONBUSHO Scholarship
    Annual national competition for study in Japan with required language exam and interview. Juniors and seniors may apply for Language Grants. For more information please call the Japanese Consulate in Houston at 713-652-2977.

    Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
    Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Scholarships for semester programs are $2500 and $4000 for year programs. Application deadline is early April and early October. For more information see the Bridging Project for Study Abroad/Japan website

    Tanaka and Green Academic Scholarships
    Undergraduate students studying abroad in Japan for one semester or a full academic year are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Scholarship awards in the amount of $5000. Application deadline is July 15th. For more information see Japan-America Society Scholarship program website.

    JASSO Scholarship
    Scholarships awarded by Japanese Universities once students are accepted on program. Scholarships cover airfare and living expenses. Please contact the SAO Program Coordinator for Japan for more information.


    Swedish Excellence Endowment Scholarship
    The University of Texas Swedish Studies Excellence Endowment is pleased to provide aid for UT students who plan to study or conduct research in Sweden. Applicants from all academic disciplines may apply, no prior knowledge of Swedish language required.  Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (undergraduates) or 3.5 (graduate students). For more information, application and deadlines go to the UT Austin GLOBAL ASSIST scholarship website.


    Study Abroad in Turkey African-American Scholarship
    The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) in cooperation with are awarding grants to full-time African-American undergraduates who have been accepted to a study abroad program in Turkey or Cyprus for a semester or a year. Please visit for more details and applications.