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Announcements : Scholarships for Study Abroad Available!
Announcement: Scholarships for Study Abroad Available!

Each year we award scholarship aid to 70% of students participating in our program.

Study Abroad Scholarships
Bard Abroad, Institute for International Liberal Education (IILE)
 
 
Diversity Scholarships
$10,000 scholarships, up to 2 scholarships awarded each semester per program
 
Diversity scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating financial need who are traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to the following:
  • Economically disadvantaged students
  • African-American/Black students
  • Asian students
  • Hispanic/Latino students
  • Multi-racial/ethnic students
  • Indigenous/Native-American students
  • Students with disabilities
  • First-generation college students
 
Heritage Scholarships
$10,000 scholarships, up to 2 scholarships awarded each semester for participating programs
 
Heritage scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating financial need who are:
  • Students of Russian heritage applying for a semester or year of study at Smolny College
  • Students of Hungarian heritage applying for a semester of study at Central European University
  • Students of Palestinian heritage applying for a semester of study at Al-Quds Bard College
  • Students of Kyrgyz heritage applying for a semester or year of study at the American University of Central Asia
 
Civic Engagement Scholarships
Up to $3,000 per scholarship, up to 2 scholarships awarded each semester per program
 
Civic engagement scholarships are awarded to students whose participation in the program will enable them to further a related civic engagement project, including but not limited to student-led initiatives, community action projects, and/or-in-depth research for a thesis or intended for publication. 
 
IILE Scholarships
Typical scholarship awards range from $250 to $5,000
 
IILE scholarships are available to students demonstrating financial need.  Applications are particularly encouraged from students who meet the following criteria:
  • Tuition at home institution is significantly lower than Bard’s tuition rate; and/or
  • Financial aid and/or institutional scholarships cannot be transferred towards participation in the program.