UW-Eau Claire Foundation Grants
If you were enrolled in a degree-seeking program at UW-Eau Claire at the time you applied to study abroad, you are eligible to apply for a number of study abroad grants from the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Click here for the Foundation Grant Application.
For more details on each scholarship, visit the University Foundation web site for Study Abroad Scholarships. Please note that not all of the scholarships listed here are administered through the Center for International Education. You may find others you are eligible to apply for through your college or department: https://scholarships.apps.uwec.edu/scholarships?category=Study+Abroad
Students who receive Foundation Study Abroad or Viennese Ball Scholarships are asked to write a reflective essay about their experiences upon return. Follow the link to read insights from some of our study abroad scholarship recipients.
Blugold Commitment Study Abroad Grants (~70 awards /year; up to $2,000 for semester or academic year; up to $1,000 for summer or winterim)
All UW-Eau Claire undergraduate students with financial need, studying on an approved UW-Eau Claire study abroad program, are eligible to be considered. You must have a current Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) on file; grants will be automatically awarded with other financial aid.
Wisconsin Study Abroad Grants
(~40 awards/year: up to $2,000 for fall/academic year or spring )
Undergraduate UW-Eau Claire students with financial need who are also Wisconsin residents are eligible to be considered for a Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad. You must have a current Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) on file; grants will automatically be awarded with other financial aid.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships
Students who are: a) U.S. citizens b) undergraduates in good standing at their home university c) currently receiving a federal Pell grant are eligible to apply for the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship. Approximately 2,300 awards of up to $5000 will be made nationwide. Applications and complete information are available at http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program.
Click here for an interview with Christine Manwiller, a UW-Eau Claire art history major who was awarded a 2013-2014 Gilman for study in Italy! For a complete list of Spring 2014 Gilman Scholarship recipients, click HERE (scroll to page 23 to see the UW-Eau Claire students!).
For scholarship databases, including one specifically for international study, click here: