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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
Professor of Chinese


Applications for 2019-2020 must be submitted by 5 pm EST on February 7, 2019. 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 2018-2019 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: TBA 2019

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 12th, 2018 at 4:00 PM

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.

Spring 2019 Student Deadline: October 3, 2018

Summer 2019 Student Deadline: TBA- March 2019

Fall/Academic Year 2019 Student Deadline: TBA- April 2019

Applications and adviser certifications must be submitted by 2:00p.m. PST on the day of the deadline.

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

Nicole Schneider
Assistant Director

Deadline: Student Deadline for submission for Spring 2019 programs is October 2, 2018 by 11:59pm CDT.

Please be aware that the application deadline is in Central Time and take into consideration the applicable time difference as you prepare to submit your application.

Mid-August 2018 Online application opens for Spring 2019 study abroad programs and internships.
October 2, 2018 Student Deadline for submission of online application, including transcript(s). Must submit application by 11:59pm CDT.
October 9, 2018 Advisor Deadline for submission of online Study Abroad Advisor and Financial Aid Advisor section.
October/November 2018 Complete Applications are processed and distributed to selection panels for review.
Late-November 2018 All Applicants are notified of the status of their application via email. Study Abroad and Financial Aid Advisors will be notified of scholarship recipients via email. A list of the recipients will be available on the Gilman website.
December 2018 Scholarship recipients must accept/decline their award and submit required documentation.

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.


2019-2020 academic year applications open November 2018


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

Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarships

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.


If you will be studying in Japan in Spring 2019, please submit your application in August or September; the deadline for submitting applications will be October 11, 2018.