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Program Description:

AU Abroad Grants

Student Grants ranging up to $3,000 per semester (Fall or Spring) are available for general study abroad. Additionally, grants of up to $1,500 are offered for summer programs AU Premier Centers Abroad in Nairobi, Brussels, and Madrid. 


To be eligible for consideration, you must be an AU degree-seeking undergraduate student and complete a general application to study abroad. Students who have not studied or traveled abroad in the past are strongly encouraged to apply. These competitive grants are awarded only on the basis of need and the quality of the essays. Grants are for only one semester of study in an AU Abroad Site or Partner. Previous grantees are not eligible.


Service requirements

Students who are granted AU Abroad Grants will be expected to assist the AU Abroad office with outreach and predeparture events for prospective study abroad students when they return to campus. Student will be expected to participate in at least 2 of the following activities:

  • Fall study abroad fair
  • Informational session for the program which they attended
  • Predeparture session for the program which they attended
  • Preview day programs for prospective AU students

By submitting your grant application materials, you are granting the University permission to use any photographs, audio, and/or videotapes and quotes taken in connection with AUA for any educational and other purposes related to the business of American University. In addition, if you are granted an award, you will be expected to fulfill the service requirements listed above.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/26/2017
Varies by program TBA TBA
Fall 2018 02/15/2018
Varies by program TBA TBA
Summer 2018 02/15/2018
Varies by program TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/12/2018 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.

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