Top Scholarships and Travel Awards
- Study Abroad Award (UC Davis Quarter Abroad Programs)
- Study Abroad Award (UC Davis Summer Abroad Programs)
- Shakespeare- Live! Award
- Palaces of the Gods- Grant
- UC Davis International Relations Education Abroad Scholarship
- UC Davis Writing Minor (UWP) International Education Award
- UC Davis American Studies Program International Education Award
- UCEAP Scholarships & Travel Awards
- David Boren Scholarship
- Gilman International
- UG Scholarship Application
- Scholarship Listings
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Don't miss out on study abroad because of financial constraints. Students who are studying abroad have a world of scholarship opportunities available just for them. This year is particularly exciting as UC Davis Study Abroad is increasing funds available to $80,000 in Summer Abroad Travel Awards and $54,000 in Quarter Abroad Travel Awards. Deadlines vary so start researching these scholarships before applying for a study abroad program (or even earlier) so you won't miss any deadline.
Don't miss out on the Study Abroad Award Workshops with Eric Schroeder! Workshops will be held on February 10th & 20th, 2014 at the Education Abroad Center from 12-1:00. Download flyer.
UC Davis Quarter Abroad is pleased to announce $34,000 in Study Abroad Awards, $14,000 of which is a generous gift from Ann Pitzer, for enrolled students in UC Davis Spring Quarter Abroad 2014 programs. Awards will be granted in amounts of $500-$2,000. Application deadline: December 6, 2013.
Download application [PDF]
UC Davis Summer Abroad is pleased to announce $80,000 in study abroad awards to participants in UC Davis Summer Abroad 2014 programs. All students enrolled in a UC Davis Summer Abroad program (Davis and Non-Davis) will have the opportunity to apply for an award. Recipients will receive their awards in amounts from $500-$2,000 dollars. Application deadline: March 6, 2014.
Download application [PDF]
Shakespeare — Live! Travel Award
There is a special travel award available for summer study of Shakespeare in London. One award of $500 will be given to help pay for travel to and from London. All students enrolled in "Shakespeare—Live!" are welcome to apply. Application Deadline: March 19, 2013. Download Application [PDF]
A grant from the Tamil Online Foundation allows us to offer $1000.00 in travel awards to participants in Palaces of the Gods. Only UC Davis students enrolled in Palaces of the Gods are eligible to apply. Grants will range from $200.00 to $500.00.
The Tamil Online foundation grant requires the student to undertake a research project while in India. Upon return to the United States, the student agrees to present the research at a conference or a similar public venue, and will acknowledge the support of the Tamil Online Foundation in any resulting publications or presentations. The purpose of the grant is to support Undergraduate research on Tamil literary and cultural history, and to disseminate that research to the wider public.
To apply, please submit an application form (download from the Palaces of the Gods website), a short essay (500 words) about the relevance of your study experience in India to your intellectual development and a short project proposal that includes information about plans to disseminate the research (500 words). Application Deadline: March 6, 2014 to UC Davis Study Abroad
UC Davis International Relations Education Abroad Scholarship
The scholarships are $500 per student and multiple scholarships are awarded each year. Applicants must be full time UC Davis International Relations student, be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and plan to apply or have been selected to an eligible study abroad or unpaid internship abroad program. Applications are accepted during the fall and spring quarters and applications are available at the beginning of those quarters on the IR website. Information and application questions can be directed to Katy Pattison in 464 Kerr Hall.
UC Davis Writing Minor (UWP) International Education Award
The University Writing Program is pleased to announce its scholarship program for international study. All UWP Writing Minors are welcome to apply. Awards from $500–$1000 are available to be used in conjunction with a UC Davis Study Abroad program that begins between June 2013 and October 2014 (this includes Summer Abroad, Quarter Abroad, and Education Abroad Programs). Applications are due in the UWP office (383 Voorhies) by Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5pm. View the application
UC Davis American Studies Program International Education Award
The American Studies Program is pleased to announce its scholarship program for international study. All AMS Majors and Minors are welcome to apply. Awards from $500–$1000 are available to be used in conjunction with a UC Davis Study Abroad program that begins between June 2013 and October 2014. Applications are due by Monday, March 4, 2014 at 5pm. View the application
Visit the UCEAP Scholarship’s page for full funding details.
- UC Davis UCEAP Travel Award
- $1 Million Scholarship Initiative (2013-2014 Academic Year; Deadline: Passed)
- Duttenhaver Scholars Program (for year-long programs)
- Dan Wise Memorial Scholarship (year-long program in France)
- Jasmine Jahanshahi Scholarships (semester or year-long programs)
- Undergraduate Research Awards (for those who have conducted research abroad on an EAP program)
Additional resources for funding can be sought after through outside public and private organizations. Other options include taking on a part-time job, changing your spending habits, and fundraising. Check out our Prezi presentation for more ideas!