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Scholarships & Funding

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​There are many scholarships available to Broward College students who want to study abroad!  When applying for scholarships, students are encouraged to carefully review the eligibility requirements and the application procedures, as well as make an appointment to meet with study abroad staff if applying for any scholarships outside of Broward College.

Deadlines for application submission range from 2 months to 1 year before the study abroad program begins, so students are encouraged to plan ahead.

Download a comprehensive list of study abroad scholarships and navigate below to learn more!

Study abroad scholarships offered BY Broward College

William E. Greene (WEG) Scholarship

The William E. Greene Scholarship covers program costs for a semester of study abroad at one of the Broward College study abroad programs:

  1. Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) in Lima or Cusco, Peru
  2. International College of Seville (ICS) in Seville, Spain
  3. Universidad Veritas in San Jose, Costa Rica
  4. Broward College of Ecuador (BCE) in Guayaquil, Ecuador 

Every year, two scholarships are awarded: one for the Spring and one for the Fall semester.

Students who apply for the scholarship will be asked to indicate their preference of one the locations by specifying their first, second and third choice, and why they have made this selection.  To be considered for the scholarship, please download the application below and submit it with supporting materials to the Study Abroad Office.

** WEG Scholarship Application 2020-20201 **
(Click to Download)

The application deadlines are as follows:
  • Fall 2020 - Thursday, April 16, 2020 by 11:59 pm
  • Spring 2021 : Thursday, October 15, 2020 by 11:59 pm

Faculty-Led Program Travel Grant
​The Faculty-Led Program Travel Grant is awarded to students to help defray the cost of participating in a BC-sponsored faculty-led study abroad program during the spring break or summer term.  Students must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for the award, which ranges from $250 - $800.

To be considered for this grant, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Study Abroad Office.

(click to download)

Spring Break or Early Decision Summer Application Cycle
  • Applications Due: Thursday, November 14, 2019Extended! Wednesday, December 10, 2019   
  • Awards Announced: First week of December 2019
  • Acceptance Materials Due: December 19, 2019 

Summer Application Cycle
  • Applications Due: Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Awards Announced: First week of April
  • Acceptance Materials Due: April 17, 2020
Honors Grant for Study Abroad (HGSA)

​The Robert "Bob" Elmore Honors College is designed to help Honors students defray the cost of Broward College Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs during the spring break and summer term. This award assists Honors students who have limited financial means to study abroad.

The grant application can be accessed via the Honors College D2L page. For more information about access to the application page please contact the Honors College at

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring Break Programs: November 14, 2019

  • Summer programs: March 12, 2020

Spanish Abroad Summer Scholarship
​The Spanish Abroad Summer Scholarship (SASS) awards $1,000 to one (1) Broward College student participating in the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) – International College of Seville summer program

To be considered for this grant, please download the application materials and submit a complete application packet by the deadline to the Study Abroad Office.

(Click to Download)

Summer 2020 Deadline: Thursday, March 12 , 2020

Study abroad scholarships offered OUTSIDE of Broward College
LACC MI-BRIDGE Scholarship for Peru Summer Programs
​The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center - LACC at Florida International University offers 4-6 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 USD each for the CCIS - USIL Cusco, Peru summer program.

Applicants must attend and be in good academic standing at a Hispanic Serving Institution (Title V), a Historically Black College or University -HBCU (Tittle III part B), a Tribal College or University or, a Community or State College in the State of Florida.

Please review current application cycle on the CCIS Scholarships page.

Funding for these scholarships is made possible through the LACC MI-BRIDGE grant administered by Florida International University.

McCormick Scholarship

The Thomas W. McCormick Scholarship Fund, Corp., was incorporated on December 30, 2004 as a Florida non-profit corporation. Its primary purpose is to provide scholarships to deserving students to promote culture and learning. This program is designed to promote education, encourage people to experience other cultures, and enrich lives.

The McCormick Scholarship can be applied to Broward College Faculty-led programs or a BC-CCIS Sponsored summer program.

Please note: The McCormick Foundation will give preference to students participating in programs with a language component. Other programs will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Funds cannot be guaranteed.

Upon receipt of applications, recommendations and biographies, a committee reviews each applicant with the process of eliminating those who do not qualify according to the criterion outlined above. Interviews will then be scheduled for the remaining applicants. Each student is required to sign a “consent form” and a “waiver of responsibility.” All selected applicants will receive up to $1,000.

When the students return from abroad, they provide board members with a report of their trip, what they have learned, both culturally and educationally, and photographs or a video of highlights of their trip

McCormick Scholarship Application

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

CCIS Scholarships

​The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) offers both semester and summer scholarships to students who are applying to CCIS programs and currently attending CCIS Member Institutions. If you are planning on applying to a CCIS Scholarship please inform you Study Abroad coordinator as a nomination form is also required. Visit the CCIS website for current application cycles.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), is open to U.S. undergraduate citizens from two- and four-year institutions who receive a federal Pell Grant and study abroad for academic credit.  Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad programs.
David L. Boren Scholarship
The David L. Boren Scholarship provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. Boren scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship
European Study Center Global Ambassador Scholarship is available to students participating in the European Studies Program in Heidelberg, Germany during the fall or spring term.
GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship

GoEuro would like students to experience the best that Europe has to offer their own way, no matter what mode of transport they prefer. To allow students the chance to explore and travel the continent, GoEuro is offering this great European scholarship to financially assist international students with their studies.

For three lucky international students, their European experience will be one to remember. To help them get the most out of their program by making it easier for them to travel and see as much of the continent as possible, GoEuro will be granting three individual scholarships up to €2,000.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) General Scholarship
The Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship is intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous study abroad programs during the fall, spring, or summer term.  The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks.
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. 

Students can review the Funding Resources page to look for additional scholarships available.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship
​The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship is a dedicated FEA scholarship awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.
Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Hilary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship is a dedicated scholarship available to U.S. undergraduate students who qualify for and have applied for the FEA general scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates Hiliary’s love for Vietnam and other cultures, her desire to give back to the world community, and her contagious love of life.
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan
Morgan Stanley Scholarships ​are available to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate juniors and seniors interested in economics and international finance. Recipients must be studying abroad for a full year in Japan and receiving academic credit at their home institution.
Turkish Coalition of America (TCA)

​The Turkish Coalition of America provides up to 100 scholarships per year for students of U.S. citizens or permanent residents of select backgrounds who are full-time undergraduate and graduate students in good standing, which been accepted to a language program or university study abroad program in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), or Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).  Eligible students will receive between $500 and $2,000 to use toward the cost of studying abroad.

Japan Bridging Scholarship
​The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in semester-long study abroad programs in Japan for which they receive academic credit at their home institution. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year.
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