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Scholarship Opportunities

*Please note that if you are the recipient of one of the following scholarships, or another outside scholarship, you need to communicate your award with the Financial Aid Office. Please contact upon receipt.

Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. For a complete list of countries, click here.

Scholarship Advisor

Keith Dede
Associate Professor of Chinese


Applications for 2018-2019 must be submitted by 5 pm EST on February 8, 2018. Email your campus representative for more information for the on-campus deadline.

CIEE Scholarships & Grants 

CIEE is the second-step program provider for LC programs in Chile, Dominican Republic, Russia, Spain: Alicante, and South Korea - they offer merit and need based scholarships and grants. Click here to explore their options and see which ones you may be eligible for.

FIE Scholarships

FIE is the second-step program provider for the London: Music and Dublin: Psychology programs. They offer a few scholarships each semester - follow this link to read about FIE-sponsored scholarships. 

Hostelling International USA

HI USA will be giving away nearly one hundred $2,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must be between 18-30 years old, be a US citizen (or Green Card holder), and demonstrate financial need. Check out their website for more details regarding eligibility requirements, the selection process, and application materials. 

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Dinah Dodds Endowment

The Dinah Dodds Endowment for International Education provides grants to students to allow them to conduct research on a Lewis & Clark overseas program and extend their study abroad experience. The fund also provides faculty grants to enhance specific programs—for example, by covering unbudgeted equipment or technology, seminars, and other educational resources.

Deadline: October 14th 2017

Please email Blythe Knott at for more information. 

Emma Hamel Munich Scholarship

As one of our oldest programs, Year of Study in Munich has been an extremely impactful program for hundreds of Lewis & Clark students for over fifty years. The Emma Hamel Munich Scholarship will allow future German Studies majors to fund their experience abroad. We hope to award the scholarship to students who show as much dedication, passion, and excitement about the program as Emma did. More information about how to apply will be posted soon.

To donate to the fund, please click here for a pledge form.



Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA)provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, books, etc.


Fall/Full-Year 2018-19 Student Deadline: April 11, 2018 by 5:00 pm EST

Gilman Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Scholarship Advisor

Blythe Knott
Director of Overseas & Off-Campus Programs

Deadline: Student Deadline for submission for Spring 2018 programs: October 3, 2017

Check out this video made by Ajna Weaver - a Gilman Scholarship recipient and participant on the India program!

PDX Abroad Scholarship

PDX Abroad has partnered with The Fund For Education Abroad to create the PDX Abroad Scholarship, a scholarship dedicated to increasing study abroad access for underrepresented students from the Portland metropolitan area and/or Vancouver, WA.


2018-2019 academic year applications open November 2017


The SAAB grant program funds student research initiatives and other academic expenses via a board of student representatives from each academic discipline.

Check out this research guide made by Keith Morency - a participant on the Japan: Mt. Fuji and Vietnam program!

Scholarship Advisor

Harold McNaron
Director, Student Leadership and Service


THREE options in the Spring Semester: February 1st, March 1st, April 1st  to the ASLC SAAB Mailbox MSC 140

For more scholarship opportunities visit: Academics Awards & Fellowships or NAFSA Study Abroad Scholarship Database

The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation

This scholarship was created in memory of Ashley Conroy, a young woman who has a passion for travel and cultural exchange. This scholarship totals $3,000 and is based on merit, financial need, and a personal essay.


Applications for Spring semester due December 1st 

Applications for next Fall semester due July 10th