Study Abroad Scholarships

Studying abroad can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be. Webster University is committed to helping students make their experience abroad even more affordable by offering several scholarships specifically for students who plan to study abroad.

Administered by Webster University

The following awards are offered by Webster University and are coordinated through the Office of Study Abroad. These scholarships are available specifically to Webster University students. In order to be considered for any study abroad scholarship administered from the Office of Study Abroad, students must first complete an online study abroad program application. Some scholarships have specific GPA, financial need or academic requirements, but not all. See individual scholarship for specific eligibility requirements. Non-degree or visiting students are not eligible.

Webster World Traveler Program Award - Learn More

Criteria: Please refer to the WWTP form within the study abroad application for complete listings of all eligibility requirements and conditions of the award.

Award Amount: Round-trip airfare.

 

Summer 2017 Study Abroad Award - Apply Now

New for Summer 2017 only, eligible students who apply will be granted the Summer 2017 Study Abroad Award which is applied directly to the student’s account and covers 20 percent of the summer tuition. Eligible students must submit a completed application by the application deadline: February 28, 2017. Please see specific eligibility requirements below. Programs in London and Florence are excluded.

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Earned at least 15 credit hours at Webster University
    • Good academic standing (2.0 GPA)
    • Good financial and social standing
  • Graduate Students
    • Earned at least 9 credit hours at Webster University
    • Good academic standing (3.0 GPA)
    • Good financial and social standing

 

Leif J. Sverdrup Scholarship - Apply Now

Applicants must be full-time, degree seeking undergraduate or graduate students who plan to study abroad at any Webster University campus and plan to study abroad for one or two terms.

All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 in all coursework completed at Webster. Undergraduate applicants must have attained sophomore, junior or senior status with at least 30 semester credit hours in residence at Webster University. Graduate applicants must have completed 12 credit hours at Webster University.

Priority is given to undergraduates who plan to spend one semester or longer at a Webster international campus. A complete application will include the online application, a statement of purpose, a letter of recommendation, and an unofficial transcript. Applicants must apply online by the appropriate deadline in order to be considered. Awards are competitive and amounts vary.

 

The Marilynne Bradley Endowed Fund for Undergraduate Study Abroad - Apply Now

Full-time, degree seeking undergraduate students at the Webster University St. Louis campus are eligible to apply. Applicants must be in good academic and financial standing with the university. Preference is given to students from the School of Education.

Awards will be applied to the cost of housing at any of Webster University's international campuses or to the fees associated with short-term study abroad opportunities. Applicants must apply online by the appropriate deadline in order to be considered. Awards are competitive and amounts vary.

 

The Marianne E. Gleich, BA '66 & Peter A. Gleich Endowed Scholarships for Undergraduate Study Abroad - Apply Now

Full-time, traditional undergraduate students at any Webster University campus are eligible to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Awards will be applied to the cost of housing at any of Webster University's international campuses. This is a need based scholarship. A complete application will include the online application, a statement of purpose, financial statement, and an unofficial transcript. Applicants must apply online by the appropriate deadline in order to be considered. Awards are competitive and amounts vary.

 

Application Deadlines
Spring September 30
Summer February 28
Fall March 31

 

Other Scholarships 

Boren Awards:They are an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Gilman Scholarship :Is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen 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.

St. Louis German American Heritage Society: The Society offers an annual scholarship for students going to Europe to take German classes through Webster University.  Apply to Paula Hanssen, Associate Professor of German in the International Languages and Cultures Department. hanssen@webster.edu.

St. Louis-Stuttgart Sister Cities: The not-for-profit organization offers and annual scholarship for students studying or taking an internship in the Stuttgart area, through the Dual University in Villingen-Schweningen.  Apply to Paula Hanssen, Associate Professor of German in the International Languages and Cultures Department. hanssen@webster.edu

Study Abroad Funding : This Institute of International Education’s resource features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals. IIE has been a world leader in international education and work to build more peaceful and equitable societies by advancing scholarship, building economies and promoting access to opportunity. IIE collaborates with a range of corporate, government and foundation partners across the globe to design and manage scholarship, study abroad, workforce training and leadership development programs.