» Scholarships and Funding for Study Abroad

Students may apply to external study abroad scholarships outside of Chapman University. Students will need to research various options to find ones that meet their needs and eligibility. Please note these scholarships have various deadlines; many applications are due early in the semester prior to your study abroad. Award methods must be arranged independently with the scholarship provider and will not be included in Chapman financial aid packages. The following resources are provided to help guide your search.

+ - Program-Specific Scholarships

+ - Diversity Study Abroad Scholarships

+ - Crowd-Source Funding

  • FundMyTravel.com - Set up a personal campaign for a study abroad trip and designate fees toward certain components such as airfare and textbooks. Share your page through social media to gather funds from family and friends.
  • GoFundMe.com - A fundraising website for individuals, groups & organizations to raise money online for  any idea, event, project or cause your family, friends & personal contacts might believe in.
  • ProjectTravel.com - Enables students to raise money and support for study, intern, volunteer, teach, service-learning, au pair, and faculty led programs through an online peer-funding platform.
  • Kickstarter.com - Project creators set a funding goal and deadline. It is all-or-nothing — projects must reach their funding goals to receive any money, which can be effective in creating momentum and rallying people around an idea