Study Abroad Grants and Scholarships

Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program

This is a three and a half week study trip for students who are matriculated in graduate programs or are students in their final semester majoring in Holocaust studies or related fields. Students of all faiths and ethnicities with an interest in Holocaust studies, Jewish Studies, Polish-Jewish history, memory, or human rights are strongly encouraged to apply. All program costs, including international travel, lodging, room and board, and materials, are covered for student Fellows.


DAAD Scholarships & Grants

This grant provides funding to attend a broad range of 3- to 4-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.

Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing full-time study at Canadian or US colleges or universities. There are no restrictions as to field of study, but applicants must have attained at least sophomore standing (10 full-course credits for Canadians) at the time
of application.


DAAD Intensive Language Course Grant

This grant funds applicants from North American universities, who at the time of application have attained at least sophomore standing (second-year standing in Canada), to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany. Please note that undergraduate students are now also eligible to apply to the Intensive Language Course Grant. 


Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals

Scholarship program with strong focus on the cultural experience, designed to give participants understanding for life, education, and professional training in Germany. Intended primarily for young adults (18-24) in business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields. Duration: 12 months. 


Fulbright US Student Program

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Grant to study in Austria or Germany


The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) International Study Abroad Scholarships
A nonprofit, nongovernmental, educational organization founded in 1947 with the mission of developing educational exchanges and fostering international understanding. Today, with programs in 34 countries on six continents, the Council offers a wide range of international programs and services for students, faculty, and the general public. The Council is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Berlin, Bonn, Hong Kong, Kyoto, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Singapore, and Tokyo. Council's travel division, Council Travel, offers a full range of travel services at 41 offices located on or near college campuses across the U.S. Council Travel also has offices in France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Employment and internship opportunities are listed by position and by location. MSU is a member of CIEE.