Student Resources

Webster University students will find important information regarding international opportunities such as grants, fellowships, internship, etc. here.

For more information, refer to the contact information provided with each entry or contact the CIE at 314-968-7432.

US Student Fulbright Program

The U.S. Student Program is designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates, masters and doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists opportunities for personal development and international experience.

For more information, contact Dr. Daniel Hellinger, Fulbright advisor, at 314-968-7064, or refer to the Fulbright web site: Fulbright Program Information

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Scholarships for study abroad students currently receiving federal Pell grants. Award amounts are up to $5,000 for a semester or academic year. Gilman scholarships may only cover a portion of your total study abroad costs.

You should carefully consider the cost of your study abroad program and determine whether you would be able to fund a portion of your expenses should your Gilman award be less than the full program cost. Gilman funds may not be used to fund airplane flights on non-US carriers. For more information, contact the Center for International Education, and refer to the Gilman web site: Gilman Scholarship

Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships provide opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study in different international locations that are critical to U.S. national security and interests, and that are often underrepresented in study abroad.  Boren Scholarships provide up to $2,000 for students to study in countries in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East.  Applicants come from a variety of academic backgrounds, but who are interested in language less commonly taught, including Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Swahili. Boren Awards for International Study website

Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships offer financial support to U.S. citizens to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. 

The Marshall Scholarship is open to Americans who hold a first degree from a four-year institution with at least a 3.7 GPA. 

Refer to the Marshall Scholarship website for more information.

Bowman Travel Grants

Provides travel assistance for educational experiences in non-traditional locations. For more information, contact the Center for International Education, and refer to the Bowman web site: Bowman Travel Grants Webster University is an ISIC issuing agency.

IIE Midwest Scholarship for Study Abroad

IIE's Midwest Regional Center began its study abroad scholarship program in 1994 with 5 grants of $1,000. In six years, the program has awarded scholarships to 158 Midwestern students. The money for these scholarships comes from generous contributions from Midwestern corporations, foundations, and individuals.

For more information, contact the CIE or Study Abroad Center, and refer to the IIE Midwest web site: IIE Midwest Networkers Scholarship

Freeman-ASIA Awards for Study in Asia

Students studying at Webster University-Thailand and in the Webster-Kansai University exchange are highly encouraged to apply. The primary goal of the Freeman-ASIA Program is to increase the number of American undergraduates who study in East and Southeast Asia, by providing students with the information and financial assistance they will need.

Awardees will be expected to share their experiences with their home campus to encourage study abroad by others, and to spread understanding of Asia in their home communities.

Application deadlines vary for fall, spring and summer study. For more information, contact the Center for International Education or Study Abroad Center and refer to the Freeman-ASIA web site: Freeman-Asia Awards

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan

Particularly useful for students participating in the Webster-Kansai University exchange, undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Awards range from $2500 to $4000.

Application deadlines vary for fall, spring and summer study. For more information, contact the Center for International Education or Study Abroad Center and refer to the Bridging Scholarships web site: Study Abroad in Japan

National Security Education Program

NSEP was designed to provide American undergraduates with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experience in countries and areas of the world critical to the future security of the United States.

For more information, click here.

Worldview Thailand

An online resource to Thailand featuring information on Thai society, religion, culture and tourism. Particularly useful for students studying abroad at Webster University-Thailand. Visit this web site: Thai Worldview