BSU Study Abroad Scholarship

BSU Study Abroad Scholarship

BSU Study Abroad Scholarships are provided to support BSU students participating in academic international education and study away programs including BSU Travel Courses, Semester Exchange, Bridgewater IN Semesters, Affiliate Programs, International Internships, and International Student Teaching Placements. Awards are based on financial need and are secondary funding opportunities to Financial Aid opportunities. The BSU Study Abroad Scholarship amounts generally range from $500 – $750 for a Travel Course; $750 – $1,000 for summer programs, international internships, and international student teacher placements; and $1,000 – $2,500 for semester programs. Individual award amounts will vary depending on demonstrated financial need and availability of funds.


1. Student must be enrolled in a BSU undergraduate or graduate degree program and applying for an approved BSU study abroad/away program. Students must be earning academic credit(s) for their program; students auditing a BSU Travel Course are ineligible.

2. Student must demonstrate financial need and have a current FAFSA record on file at BSU.

3. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for travel courses and 2.75 for semester programs.

4. Student must provide specific and realistic travel and/or educational plans. Any personal financial situations that you feel comfortable sharing should be included in detail.

Acceptance of a BSU Study Abroad Scholarship is contingent on the student completing a post-travel evaluation and thank you letter submitted to the BSU Study Abroad Office. Students withdrawing from their study abroad program will forfeit the award and funds already deposited in the student’s account will be withdrawn.

Submission Deadline: BSU Study Abroad Scholarship Applications are reviewed multiple times a year and completed applications should be submitted by the priority deadline date for full consideration. Students will be contacted via BSU email advising of their award status.

2023 priority application deadlines for full consideration:
October 21, 2022 for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 programs
December 9, 2022 for Spring Break 2023 travel courses
March 2, 2023 for Summer 2023 travel courses
March 22, 2023 for Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Academic Year 2023-2024 programs

Questions and comments can be directed to the Study Abroad Office:
Email:; Phone: 508-531-6183