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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 October 19, 2017 for study abroad in Winter 2017-2018 or Spring Semester 2018.
  • The deadline for study abroad in Summer 2018 or Fall Semester 2018 will be in March 2018 (date TBD).


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 2018-2019 application cycle (summer 2018, fall 2018, spring 2019) will open November 15, 2017 and closes on January 10, 2018.

Compass Exchange

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


Scholarship for French Double Majors to France


National Scholarship Competitions


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.


Study Abroad Funding Search Engines


Bridging Scholarship program 

  • 25 scholarships to American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan that begin in Spring 2017. 
  • 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. Spring 2017 study programs are those beginning between January and April 2017 and continuing for at least three months, for a semester or an academic year. (Students studying in Japan beginning in Fall 2017 should wait until early 2017 to apply.)
  • The deadline for applications for Spring 2017 Bridging and scholarships is October 10, 2016. Applicants will be notified of the results by November 30. Selection will be based on academic potential and financial need. The scholarships are administered by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese.
  • Information on the Bridging scholarships and downloadable application forms are available at AATJ's Web site:
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