Scholarships: College Study Abroad Programs, IFSA-Butler
IFSA-Butler believes that study abroad should be within the reach of every student, so we offer a wide range of scholarships and financing opportunities for our students.
IFSA-Butler general scholarships
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship. General scholarship awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs.
Country- and program-specific scholarships
IFSA-Butler offers numerous scholarships that are specific to certain programs or countries:
Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico and Peru) and Spain
IFSA-Butler's UpFront program allows you to bill certain fees to your IFSA-Butler student account. You can then pay these expenses with financial aid or with our monthly payment option. Click here for details.
Work-to-Study students work on projects for IFSA-Butler for a credit to their student account between $250 and $1,000, depending on the scope and involvement of the project completed. Click here to learn more.
Fill the GAP and First Generation Scholar Program
Fill the GAP (Global Account Program) allows students to get a head start on study abroad by saving early for an IFSA-Butler program. Friends and family are also allowed to contribute to a student's Fill the GAP account. Participating students receive a matching scholarship up to $1,000.
The First Generation Scholars Program awards up to $2,500 for study abroad-related expenses for students who are first generation college students. Support services are also part of this great program.
Applying for a scholarship
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.
Click here to download the application and apply for an IFSA-Butler program- or country-specific scholarship.
Return scholarship forms and accompanying materials to:
Scholarship application deadlines for Cuba, Egypt, England, Israel, Mexico, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Sharjah UAE, Spain and Wales are April 1 for fall and year programs and October 1 for spring programs.
Other scholarship opportunities
Financing study abroad
For more information about applying financial aid to study abroad, visit our student guide to financial aid page.