Students studying abroad, whether with faculty-led programs, through provider companies, or on direct exchanges, have several potential options for financial support. Click on the links below for access to applications or further information.
Some scholarships will not disburse during the summer terms. Make sure to check with the Office of Financial Aid (662-325-7427) to determine the guidelines for any scholarships or aid you are currently receiving.
|CMLL Summer Travel Assistance Awards|
CMLL majors participating in a CMLL-led summer program
|March 1st||Check back this fall|
|Hunter Family Undergraduate Excellence Fund|
Undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences
|April 1st (summer and fall travel) / November 1st (spring travel)||Application information|
|Shackouls Honors College Scholarship|
Undergraduate students in the Shackouls Honors College
|Institute of International Education|
|Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Project|
Any student receiving a Federal Pell Grant
|See website||Application information|
|Fund for Education Abroad|
Students who are US citizens or permanent residents
|Fund for Education Abroad- Rainbow Scholarship|
Any LGBTQI student who is a US citizen or permanent resident
|Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship|
Any member of Golden Key International
|Phi Kapa Phi Study Abroad Grant|
Students with a GPA of at least 3.75
|Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project|
Any US citizen participating in a program in Japan
|DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship|
Undergraduate students studying in Germany or at a German University
Any US citizen or permanent resident participating in a program in East or Southeast Asia
|Walter Jensen Scholarship for Study Abroad|
Any US citizen, not a native speaker of French, participating in a semester- or year-long program in a francophone country
Study abroad provider companies often offer scholarships for participating students. See the website of the company you are participating with for scholarship opportunities.
Mississippi State Unviersity also provides support for students seeking prestigious scholarships connected to study or research abroad, such as the Fulbright, Boren, or Goldwater Scholarships. These awards are highly competitive national awards and require planning well in advance. Interested students should speak with their academic advisor and visit the webpage of the Office of Prestigious External Scholarships for further information.