For financial aid information while participating in a study abroad program, please visit the website of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

The TAMUK Study Abroad Scholarship is available to all undergraduate and graduate students who participate in a TAMUK study abroad program in the coming academic year and the award amount changes depending on number of students applied and on the amount of available money.  The normal range is from a few hundred to $2,000.00.

To qualify for TAMUK Study Abroad Scholarship, one must:

  • submit Form OISP-200, Study Abroad Scholarship Application (The application close date is May 4, 2017)
  • have attended at least one semester at TAMUK
  • not have an outstanding balance of $300 or more
  • not have a current scholarship/tuition waiver
  • not have been a recipient of the Study Abroad Scholarship in prior years
  • not be currently enrolled in thesis or project
  • not be enrolled in thesis or project when scholarship is distributed
  • must have a minimum TAMUK GPA of 2.5 for an undergraduate student or a minimum TAMUK GPA of 3.0 as a graduate student.

The following documents must be submitted along with completed, signed Form ISP-200, Scholarship Application.

  • Current TAMUK transcript (This can be printed out through Blue & Gold. Official transcripts are not required.)
  • Personal statement

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Aside from TAMUK Study Abroad Scholarship, we encourage all our students to apply for the following scholarships.

  • Benjamin A. Gilman:  The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the online application is open for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the spring 2016 and summer 2016 terms.  The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go.  All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.  For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, Weimar schedules, and other helpful resources, including subscription to Gilman Advisor Newsletters, please visit the Gilman website at
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarships
  • FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Freeman-ASIA: 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.
  • HACU Scholarship Programs: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and its student programs
  • AFSA: U.S. Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants List
  • The Rowe Fund: The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (the OAS) offers both scholarships and interest-free loans to Latin American and Caribbean students to help finance their education, research or training at universities in the United States. For more information, visit: or e-mail:
  • DAAD Scholarships & Grants from German Academic Exchange Services
  • Boren Scholarships: Boren Scholarships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion, and therefore study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged.  On the other hand, Boren Fellowships are made for a minimum of 12 weeks overseas and a maximum of one year overseas.
  • Phi Kappa Phi's study abroad grants for undergraduates.

This page was last updated on: September 17, 2018