Fredin Memorial Scholarships

Each year, several recipients have the opportunity to study at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) or the University of Grenoble through a long-standing endowed scholarship fund. The scholarship competition is offered annually and open to all Xavier students, regardless of major. One must demonstrate an interest in and aptitude for language study as well as seriousness of purpose for study abroad. Applications are available each fall semester through the Office of the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Gasiewicz Study Abroad Scholarship

The Gasiewicz Scholarship was established to help students gain international business experience through study abroad/international internships. Awardees will receive $750-1500 to help offset the cost of studying abroad in approved programs. Around 8-10 undergraduate scholarships are available to business students each year. These funds may be used for tuition and/or travel-related expenses.

Janice Steinberg Memorial Scholarship

This need-based scholarship is available to  students participating in Xavier-sponsored summer study abroad programs.In 2014, two scholarships of $500 each will be awarded. 

John J. Gilligan Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships are available on behalf of former Xavier English instructor and Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan. Full-time undergraduate students are invited to apply for this non-renewable, tuition-restricted award.

Friedlander Family Fund Scholarship

The Friedlander Family Fund was created to reduce financial barriers for students who wish to be involved in collegiate engagement opportunities.  Examples of involvement opportunities supported by this fund include, but are not limited to, such experiences as retreats, campus programs, events, or conferences with participation costs/fees.

USAC-XU Scholarship

Xavier students participating on a USAC program are encouraged to apply for Xavier specific scholarships.  


Non- Xavier Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.  The CIE encourages students to work with the office to craft the most competitive application possible.

Boren Awards for International Study

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions 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 Scholars represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Fund for Education Abroad

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, founded in 2010, whose mission is to increase the number and diversity of US students studying abroad through the provision of scholarships.

Opportunities include: Hiliary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship for study in Vietnam, and the Rainbow Scholarship for LGBTQI students.

Foundation for Global Scholars

The Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) supports globally focused college students and alumni who want to a make a positive impact on the world.   Resources we provide to (mostly) 20-30 year old global changemakers include scholarships for study abroad programs, mentors, and connections.


Bridging Scholarship for Study in Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. 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 for Bridging Scholarships.