Grand palace in Bangkok, Thailand at sunset.

Region-Specific Study Abroad Scholarships

Region-Specific Scholarships are awarded to only those whose study abroad program is located in the designated country or region. These are externally funded (non-Montclair State University) scholarships.

*Students across the country are eligible to apply*


Ernst Mach Grant

The ERNST MACH grant is offered by the Austrian ministry of science and research, administrated by the Austrian Exchange Service (OAD) and targeted to exchange students from non-European countries who plan to study abroad during fall, spring or academic year. Students applying to study at FH Joannuem University of Applied Sciences of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria are eligible to apply for this grant. See the fact sheet and tips for a successful grant.


CUCAS Scholarships

China’s University and College Admission System is offering international students a convenient online application system to apply for China’s schools.


Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship- UMRSC

Applications are accepted from U.S. citizens and permanent residents attending a U.S. college or university in any of the 50 states. In the past, scholarship awards have ranged from $1,000.00 to $3,000.00


German Academic Exchange Service

Study Scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for students completing a full degree program in Germany.


NIAF (National Italian American Foundation) Scholarships

The program offers a wide array of scholarships to students who are NIAF members or whose parents or guardians are members. See description and application form.

National Organization Of Italian American Women

The National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) offers targeted scholarships through its yearly program. The selection process for the scholarships listed below is run by the NOIAW, and is separate from that of the scholarships offered on our campus. For more information on the funding opportunities below (read specific requirements about citizenship and heritage), visit NOIAW.


Bridging Scholarships – Study Abroad in Japan

The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.


The Toshizo Watanabe Endowed Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in either the United States or Japan.

Middle East and North Africa

Note: Students must be participating in an AMIDEAST program in order to be eligible to apply

AMIDEAST Education Abroad Needs-Based Scholarships
AMIDEAST Education Abroad Needs-Based Scholarships are awarded in the form of a program fee reduction.

AMIDEAST Education Abroad Blog Abroad Scholarships
AMIDEAST Education Abroad Blog Abroad Scholarships are awarded in the form of a program fee reduction.

New Zealand

Go Overseas: Full Tuition Study in New Zealand Scholarship

Apply to win a FULL $15,000 Scholarship to study abroad in New Zealand
SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDES: $15,000 towards semester tuition and accommodation stipend


Fellowships/Grants for Americans to Study in Scandinavia

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (normally $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available.


SWEA, NJ Scholarship for Study in Sweden

The Swedish Women’s Educational Association, New Jersey Chapter (SWEA NJ) scholarship amounts to a total of $6,000 per year. The area of study may include, but is not limited to, Swedish culture, history, music, visual or performing arts, literature, media, science or the environment.

Montclair State students who are interested in this opportunity may apply for the study abroad Exchange program with Kristianstad University, Sweden.

United Kingdom

BUTEX North American Scholarships 

The scholarship is open to all undergraduate students currently registered at an institution in the United States or Canada.  To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university which is BUTEX affiliated. For further details of how to apply for this scholarship please see Are You Eligible?

Fund for Education Abroad 

Fund for Education Abroad is awarding scholarships to help American undergraduate students study in the United Kingdom. Applications for scholarships for 2020-2021 programs open November 11, 2019.