Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad


Study Abroad Scholarships

A variety of study abroad scholarships are available to Loyola students. There are a number of scholarships funded by our Global Centers, Global Partner programs, independent organizations, and scholarship search engines with a dedicated interest in fostering international education. The list below is not exhaustive.

For assistance in the scholarship application process, please contact the Office for International Programs or the Fellowship Office.

Global Center Scholarships:

John Felice Rome Center Scholarships

The Rome Center offers several awards exclusively for Rome Center students, thanks to generous Rome Center alumni benefactors. Click here for further information.

Vietnam Center Scholarships

The Vietnam Center offers need-based scholarships to eligible Loyola University Chicago students. Additional need-based scholarships are also available for students from visiting institutions. For more information, visit the Vietnam Center cost page.

Global Partner Scholarships:

Jesuit Partner Programs

The Beijing Center (TBC) Scholarships

The Beijing Center offers both need and merit based scholarships. For award ranges, eligibility and the application process, please visit The Beijing Center's website.

Saint Louis University Madrid (SLU) Scholarship

Saint Louis University Madrid provides tuition scholarship to a select number of U.S. students from U.S. universities who have been accepted for study on the SLU Madrid campus as "visiting" (i.e. study abroad) students. The deadline for fall semester study is April 15 and spring study is September 15. The maximum award for fall and spring semester is $500 and $300, respectively. Find the application here.


Third Party Providers

API Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the Loyola Office for International Programs. It is awarded to Loyola students participating in spring, fall, and summer API programs. The application for the Summer and Fall 2018‌ is available now.

Students interested in API's program in Poland, click here for more information on a scholarship offered by the Polish Studies department.  

API also offers program-specific scholarships through their website. Click here for more information.

CIS Abroad Scholarships

Loyola students are awarded an automatic scholarship of $400 for fall or spring semesters and $150 for summer internships.

Critical Language Scholarship Program 

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning. Most languages offered by the CLS Program do not require applicants to have any experience studying critical languages. Participants are selected based on their commitment to language learning and plans to apply their language skills to their future academic or professional pursuits. Please note that CLS is an intensive group-based language and cultural enrichment program. For more information, click here.

IES Abroad Scholarships

Listing of donor-funded scholarships available to a variety of students, both those going on IES Abroad programs and those who are not. For more information, visit the IES scholarship page.

SIT Scholarships

SIT Study Abroad awards need-based scholarships and grants. Average awards range between $500 and $5,000 for semester programs, and between $500 and $3,000 for summer programs. SIT Study Abroad Scholarships and grants are available to all students accepted into an SIT Study Abroad program irrespective of citizenship, national origin, or home school. SIT does not require a separate scholarship application for each scholarship fund; accepted eligible students will be evaluated for all funds in which they are eligible. For information on SIT’s scholarships, please click here.

For students who are federal Pell grant recipients this includes an automatic match of semester Pell awards for semester programs.

USAC Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the Loyola Office for International Programs. It is awarded to Loyola students participating in spring, fall, and summer USAC programs. The application for Summer and Fall 2018 is available now.

USAC also offers program-specific scholarships through their website. Click here for more information.