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Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants & Awards

Hunter's Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships

Hunter's own Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships serves Hunter College as a resource for students seeking information and guidance on funding outside the College for study abroad, both before and after graduation. For more information, visit their website.

Chancellor’s Global Scholarship (CGS) for Study Abroad

This CUNY-wide scholarship provides partial funding on a competitive basis to CUNY students planning a study abroad experience.

  • CGS information
  • Apply by March 27, 2019 for study abroad in Summer 2019 or Fall Semester 2019.


Federally-funded Scholarships and Grants


Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

  • FEA application and information
  • FEA seeks minority, LGBTQI, first-generation, veterans, returning learners, disabled, and community college students, and students pursuing language instruction and non-traditional destinations.
  • Plan ahead! The 2019-2020 application cycle (for programs that run between May 2019 and April 2020) closes on January 21, 2019.
  • Undergraduate students planning to study abroad in Spring 2020 should check the FEA website for the Spring Application, which will open in July 2019.


The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program

This scholarship through the U.S.-Japan Council provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program for American students studying abroad in Japan and for Japanese students studying abroad in the United States.


NOIAW Scholarship Program

This program is open to female undergraduate or graduate students, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited US academic institution. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and demonstrated financial need, must have at least one parent of Italian descent, and must be citizens of the United States. Special consideration is given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence in fields of study of Italian language and/or culture and who are current students of CUNY.

Compass Exchange

A tool any young adult can utilize to raise money for their international experience.



Sites with Searchable Databases

Scholarship for French Double Majors to France


Explore the World Travel Scholarships


USAC Scholarships

  • A limited number of scholarships are available for Hunter students accepted into any USAC program. 
  • If interested, please come by the office after you have received your acceptance letter from USAC.


Bridging Scholarship program 

  • The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.
  • Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Recipients of Bridging Scholarships will receive stipends of $2,500 or $4,000, depending on the length of their study program in Japan.
  • Information on the Bridging scholarships and downloadable application forms are available at AATJ's Web site:
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