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How to Pay for Study Abroad

EECU Student Grant Program

The 2024 EECU Student Grant Program! EECU’s Student Grant Programs provide grants to help members pay for school-related expenses. The programs are open to members who are pursuing a post-high school education at a community college, university/college, vocational/technical school, or advanced professional training in the U.S.

The call for applications will open in October 2023.

Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarships

Golden 1 Credit Union believes in investing in California’s future leaders, and they are proud to do their part to help them achieve their educational goals. Through the Golden 1 Credit Union scholarship program, they provide members and their dependents financial assistance, valued at up to $20,000 per student. Students receive awards based on academic achievement, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

Recipients can receive:

  • Up to $1,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit, two-year community college in California
  • Up to $5,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit, four-year college or university in California

Applications will be accepted this fall for scholarships awarded for the 2024/2025 academic year.

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship honors the legacy of the abolitionist and statesman with a fully funded summer study abroad program focused on leadership, activism, and cross-cultural understanding. Fellows for this prestigious award will be selected based on their academic achievement, communication skills, commitment to social justice, and demonstrated service to others.

First-, second- or third-year students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from ethnic backgrounds typically underrepresented on study abroad programs are invited to apply. As part of CIEE’s mission to increase access, all eligible students who submit a qualified application automatically earn a $1,500 scholarship toward any CIEE program.

The application is online and due on February 14, Frederick Douglass’s birthday. Please visit for details.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Programs

It's never too early to plan ahead. Take advantage of online application resources for details about the application:

  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Application Details (including guidance for all components of the application)
  • Review Criteria
  • Application and Review Timeline
  • Catalog of Awards

CCID's Study Abroad Scholarship

In an effort to expand access to international experiences for community college students, CCID is offering student study abroad scholarships of $500 for participation in a global experience.

Applications now open!