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Montclair State Scholarships

Montclair State University Scholarships are funded by departments, alumni and donors.

*Only awarded to Montclair State University students*

2022-23 Study Abroad/Away Opportunity & Access Scholarships – *NEW* – Beginning Spring 2023

With funding secured by the Office of the Provost, International Academic Initiatives is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Study abroad Opportunity & Access Scholarships (SOAR). Awards will range from $3000 for Spring 2023 semester abroad programs, $2000 for Summer 2023 and National Student Exchange (Spring ’23), and $1000 for short-term faculty-led programs. These awards are available to students of any major, and will be awarded to students of demonstrated financial need. In order to be sent the application, students must have completed their program application by the respective program deadline (Oct. 1st for Spring 2023 semester study, Oct. 15th for faculty-led programs, and March 1st for summer programs. Applicants will be asked to provide short answers (150-300 words each) to the following questions within their study abroad program application.

  • Explain how your study abroad program will help advance your future academic and/or professional goals.
  • Describe how you plan to engage culturally during your study abroad experience.
  • Please share how the scholarship will help bring study abroad within your financial reach.

Please apply here to be considered for one of our SOAR Scholarships. Applicants for Summer 2023 study abroad programs must submit the SOAR Scholarship application by February 1st at 5PM. 

Montclair-Graz Sister City Scholarship

The program includes a full scholarship funded by both Montclair State University and the City of Graz.  It currently offers two Montclair State undergraduate students the opportunity to study tuition-free, with housing and a stipend for one academic year in Graz, Austria.

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Montclair State undergraduate students majoring within the Feliciano School of Business or the College of Science and Mathematics have the opportunity to apply for the Erasmus+ Scholarship to help subsidize the cost of a semester exchange at the University of Graz. This application is to study at Uni-Graz for either the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester with partial scholarship.

The scholarship provides one semester of € 820 travel subsidy and an € 850 per month stipend to help with living expenses.  Students are billed for tuition and fees by Montclair State. Students may apply for the academic year, but will only receive funding for one semester.

Two scholarships are available. Please check the brochure page for more details.

Harold S. Sloan Trust Award

$300-800 for semester or academic year exchange program for students in social sciences. No application required. All eligible students who complete a study abroad application by March 1 will be considered.

The Dugan Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for semester or academic year exchange. No application required. All eligible students who complete a study abroad application by March 1 will be considered.

Peter Balsamo Scholarship for Language and Heritage Study Abroad 

$500-1,000 Award to Montclair State student with financial need to study language and/or heritage abroad. Apply here: Balsamo Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)

Polly & Greg Dell’Omo Global Studies in Math  

$500 awarded annually to a Montclair State student studying mathematics. No application required.  All eligible students who complete a study abroad application by March 1 will be considered.

Anita Magistro Udell Scholarship for Language Majors       

$1,000 awarded annually to a student majoring in a foreign language who is in financial need or identifies as an underrepresented minority. No application required. All eligible students who complete a study abroad application by March 1 will be considered.

Study Abroad Scholarship in Memory of Montclair State Alumna

Udell Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)

Margaret B. Holz Scholarship Award (approximately $500)

For undergraduate language majors studying abroad. View the Margaret B. Holz Scholarship Award guidelines and application.