Funding Study Abroad

Studying abroad can seem dauntingly expensive, but there are many different resources you can access to help you fund your trip.

Wesleyan Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Royal Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad

    Wesleyan students may apply for the Royal Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad.  This scholarship is for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plan to study with a Wesleyan-led program, a Wesleyan direct exchange program, or        and IES program.   Students may apply  for scholarships for either short-term or long-term programs. 

    You may apply by e-mailing this form to  The application deadline is November 1 for Spring and Summer programs, and February 1 for Fall, Winter, and full-year programs.


   Using your existing financial aid

     Some of your federal and state financial aid can be used for study abroad programs.  Please contact the Wesleyan College Financial Aid Office for more information (757-5205).

National Competitions for Study Abroad Scholarships

    Rotary Club Ambassadorial Scholarships


    Opportunities for Graduating Seniors

    Many of the most prestigious international educational competitions are restricted to students who will have earned Bachelor's Degrees prior to beginning overseas studies.   Wesleyan students who will graduate prior to the beginning of the following programs should contact the Study Abroad Office to apply for these prestigious fellowships.

    US-Ireland Alliance, George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship

(1)   General Financial Aid/ Scholarship Websites


This website has a comprehensive searchable database of financial assistance resources for all levels and types of study, complete with links.


This website provides a search engine for seeking out and linking to financial assistance opportunities of all kinds.


(2) Financial Assistant for Studying Abroad


This website provides extensive information on financial aid for study abroad, plus links.


This website has all the scholarships offered by AIFS for their study abroad programs.


This website has detailed information about the scholarships provided by SIT Study Abroad.


On this website, you can search for scholarships for study abroad by choosing where you are going, what you are going to learn and where you are from.

Subpages (1): Royal Scholarship Forms