International Relations and Global Studies

Funding Your Education Abroad Program

UT Study Abroad can provide you with comprehensive information on study abroad scholarships and financial aid.  To begin your funding search, visit the Education Abroad Funding page.

Resources that may be of particular interest to IRG majors

IRG Education Abroad Scholarship*

* Application for fall funding is open from February through March. Application for spring funding is open from October to November. Please check back for the link.


Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan

UT Scholarships

First Abroad Scholarship (for first-generation students in their first semester at UT)

Destination-Specific Scholarships 

Affiliated Program Scholarships

Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs Scholarships

Student Financial Aid & Loan Information

Additional Funding Tips

  1. Start Planning EARLY!
  2. Research funding resources.
  3. Even if you don't normally receive federal financial aid, make sure you submit a FAFSA form for the term you plan to study abroad.
  4. Make sure you're aware of all scholarship deadlines and apply on time!