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Graduate Awards to Go Abroad


If you've ever dreamed of going abroad after graduation, this list of awards and opportunties is for you. Below is a list of numerous ways to study, research, intern, teach and serve abroad. Some, such as the Rhodes Scholarship, are internationally prestigious and extremely competitive awards to fund additional study. Other opportunities on the list seek applicants who possess a sense of adventure or a passion for serving others. 

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This is is by no means exhaustive; many other opportunities abound. If you don't see what you're looking for here, search the Internet and make an appointment to speak with Mary Drzycimski-Finn, 207 Dukes, 419-772-2987. We can help point you in the right direction or guide you as you craft your strongest application.

Study in the British Isles

Oxford University, England
One to three years study at Oxford
Paid
 
Cambridge University, England
One to three years study at Cambridge
Paid
 
United Kingdom
Two years of study at a British university
Paid
 
Ireland and Northern Ireland
One year of postgraduate study
Paid
 

Study, Research or Intern in Germany

Émigré Memorial German Internship Program
Germany
Intern in German parliament
Paid
 
Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Germany
Study German and intern with a German company
Paid
 
Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, France, Poland
Study human rights issues for five weeks in summer
Paid
 
Germany
Political advocacy in German-Jewish relations and foreign policy
Paid
 
Germany
Independent study or complete a master's degree at a German university
Paid
 
DAAD Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance
Germany
Complete additional studies or a degree at a German university
Paid
 
Germany
PhD candidates, recent PhDs, or or those wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany
Paid
 
DAAD University Summer Course Grant
Germany
Three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities in literature, culture, politics, economics and fine arts
Paid
 
Germany
One-and-a-half months to six-months Research and Internships in Science and Engineering
Paid
 
DAAD Intensive Languages Courses in Germany
Germany
Eight-week intensive language courses
Paid
 
Germany or U.S.
Short-term research (one to two months)
Paid
 
DAAD Summer Law School
Germany
Seminar at a German law school and internship at a German law firm or international legal institution
Paid
 

Study, Research or Intern Worldwide

Worldwide
Study or research
Paid
 
Fulbright: Creative and Performing Arts
Worldwide
Independent study and travel
Paid
 
Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship
Bangladesh, DR, Guatemala, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand, Tunisia
Work for a foreign government ministry or institution and conduct an academic research/study project
Paid
 
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship (check local Rotary chapter for details and availability)
Worldwide
One year of study at a foreign institution
Paid
 

Teach Abroad

China
Teach English
Paid
 
Japan
Teach English
Paid
 
Japan
Teach English
Partially paid
 
Japan
Teach English
Paid
 
Korea
Teach English
Paid
 
Korea
Teach English
Paid
 
TALK (Korean Ministry of Education)
South Korea
Teach English
Paid
 
English Open Doors
Chile
Teach English
Partially paid
 
Spain
Teach English and culture
Paid
 
France/Francophone countries
Teach English
Paid
 
Georgia
Teach English
Paid
 
Pardada Pardidi Educational Society
India
Teach English
Paid
 
Asia
Teach English, work
Partially paid
 
Council on International Exchange
China, Thailand, Chile, Spain
Teach English
Paid
 
China, Taiwan, South Korea, Georgia
Teach English
Partially paid
 
Worldwide
Teach English
Paid
 
Worldwide
Teach English and other skills
Partially paid
 

Serve or Work Abroad

London
Community service for seven weeks
Partially paid
 
England
Christian service for the  homeless
Paid
 
India
Social enterprise in low-income education
Paid
 
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Belize, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Peru, Tanzania
Jesuit service for serving the poor
Partially paid                                                                        
 
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Domestic or anywhere worldwide
Independent public service project
Paid
 
Worldwide
Volunteer, intern or work
Paid
 
Worldwide
Teach English and other subjects
Paid
 
Worldwide (in areas of conflict)
Peacekeeping teams
Must speak language of host country and most volunteers are at least 25
Paid
 
Worldwide
Work on organic farms for room/board
Partially paid
 
Worldwide
Work for food and accommodation
Partially paid