Resources

Study Abroad Partner Scholarships

  • AIFS – AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make study abroad attainable.
  • Barcelona SAE – In addition to our low program costs, Barcelona SAE works with your home institution to accept most forms of financial aid…and we also have a wide variety of scholarships to help you bring your costs down even further.
  • KEI – Financing study abroad is a major concern for many students. The good news is that there are various sources of aid available for study abroad, including KEI grants and interest-free payment plans, federal aid, state aid, institutional scholarships and grants, and foundation aid.
  • CIEE  – Study Abroad Scholarships. Take Advantage of Scholarships for Students With Demonstrated Financial Need, Proven Academic Merit and for Specific Ciee Programs.
  • ISA – ISA will award one scholarship each year to a participating student for the full list price of the ISA program. The ISA GO Scholarship can be used for an ISA program and covers the full program fee.
  • TEAN – TEAN offers a variety of scholarships. Available scholarships include the annual full ride scholarship, need- and merit-based scholarships, diversity scholarships, a photography scholarship, host university-specific scholarships and more to help support as many students as possible. 
  • Spanish Studies Abroad – Spanish Studies Abroad  offers two scholarship options for students attending our regular academic programs in Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Argentina. 
  • London Metropolitan University – Visit NSU Global Learning Office for details

Other Scholarships

  • Gilman Scholarship – The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.
  • Boren Scholarship – Boren Scholarships - Fund Study Abroad by U.s. Undergraduate Students in World Regions Critical to U.s. Interests.
  • Critical Language Scholarship Program – The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a new initiative of the U.S. Department of State providing American students the access and opportunity to start their language learning journeys.
  • Project Go Scholarship (ROTC Students) – Project GO is a nationwide program open to all qualified ROTC students offering fully-funded opportunities in critical language education, overseas study, and cross-cultural experience. 
  • Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships – FEA’s Access Partners join in the shared commitment to increase the number of underrepresented American college students studying abroad through the provision of scholarships.

Study Abroad - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • AIFS – AIFS supports all students in their study abroad journey, regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, physical ability, or sexual orientation. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity can be important when deciding on a study abroad location.
  • Barcelona SAE  – The TODOS (The Outcomes-Based Diversity Outreach Strategy) Scholarships are focused on removing the barriers that often keep underrepresented groups with high financial need from studying abroad. This group includes, but is not limited to, students with diverse race, ethnicity, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. Barcelona SAE, believes that studying and interning abroad should be affordable and accessible to ALL students. In addition to low program costs, Barcelona SAE works with NSU to accept most forms of financial aid…and they also have a wide variety of scholarships to help you bring your costs down even further.
  • CIEE – CIEE strives to increase access to the world for students from all countries, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds to prepare the next generation of American and international leaders with the global perspective needed to affect positive change in our interconnected and multicultural world. To this end, we aim to increase access to study abroad and intercultural exchange programs by breaking down barriers of cost, culture, and curriculum that can stand in the way of participation.
  • KEI – KEI welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, which reflect the ethnic and cultural complexity of our world. To this end, KEI has partnerships with Norfolk State University, Lincoln University, Morehouse College, University of Houston and many other Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). More than 30 percent of program participants are African- and Hispanic-American.
  • ISA – ISA is committed to providing exceptional support through identity-focused advising and resources for students, university partners, and ISA staff. We have developed our ISA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee to help serve all students and stakeholders, particularly the needs of underrepresented student populations including but not limited to students of color, first generation college students, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and students with disabilities.
  • Spanish Studies Abroad  – Spanish Studies Abroad works to create an environment that is welcoming and supportive of students from all backgrounds
  • London Metropolitan University – Championing equity and inclusion lies at the heart of everything we do here at London Metropolitan University.

Study Abroad - Health and Safety

  • KEI – KEI is committed to facilitating a safe and healthy experience abroad. We closely monitor the current world situation and receive regular updates from U.S. and local authorities. KEI programs include comprehensive medical and travel insurance, mobile phone, onsite support and 24/7 emergency assistance.
  • CIEE – Tens of thousands of students study abroad without incident each year. However, we are keenly aware that life is unpredictable and that it is critically important to prepare for any eventuality. So when our students need assistance, our worldwide team focuses on compassionate, respectful individual support, following protocols and safeguarding others, if needed.
  • ISA – The safety, security, and well-being of study abroad program participants are of utmost importance to ISA. While neither ISA nor ISA’s host institutions can guarantee a risk-free environment, all efforts are made to best ensure the safety and well-being of our participants throughout the duration of the program. 
  • Spanish Studies Abroad – We understand your concerns as parents about safety and communication when your children are so far away. That is why Spanish Studies has put the guidelines in place.
  • Barcelona SAE – Barcelona SAE has a health and safety code of conduct in accordance with specific laws and site specific dangers inherent to Spain and Catalonia. These rules are disseminated in pre-departure information and discussed at length and agreed upon with students when they arrive.
  • TEAN – The healthy and safety of students during TEAN programs is our highest priority. We work closely with program participants, host universities, local law enforcement, and other trusted health and security organizations to maintain a high level of health and safety practices and communications throughout the study abroad process.
  • AIFS – AIFS considers the health and safety of students studying abroad to be our first priority. We take a comprehensive approach to minimizing risk and preparing students for their time abroad. 

Government Information

  • Bureau of Consular Affairs  – The Bureau of Consular Affairs is a bureau of the United States Department of State reporting to the under secretary of state for management.
  • Norfolk Passport locations – For more than a decade, U.S. Passport Service Guide has helped American citizens better understand the passport application process in order to obtain United States passports in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Foreign Embassies (Washington, DC) – A resource of and for the Washington, D.c. Foreign Embassy Community.

Health and Safety


Travel/Language

  • Merlot (World Language Tutorials) – The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.
  • LiveMocha (Language Study through Language Communities) – Livemocha is an application to learn languages for free. in Livemocha you speak and learn languages with natives in the world.
  • Indo-European Languages Tutorials – Free language resources in many of the Indo-European languages, including materials to assist those who are learning  or refreshing their skills in over a dozen languages suhc as French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The author of the site has an advanced degree in French and linguistics.
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  • The Internet Guide to Hosteling – Helping you connect with travellers. Even before you get to your hostel.
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  • Currency Converter – Wise's currency converter will show you how much your money is worth in other currencies at the real exchange rate
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