Links for students considering Study Abroad:
Opportunities for Students
Funding Your Study Abroad Experience
Scholarships & Grants!
FundMyTravel is an online crowd
funding platform specifically developed to suit the needs of individuals
desiring to study or volunteer abroad.
FundMyTravel is part of GoAbroad
LLC. For fifteen years, GoAbroad.com has been the leading resource for
meaningful travel and has helped millions of individuals to engage in
international education and alternative travel. Through FundMyTravel GoAbroad
aims to help and encourage more individuals to engage in meaningful travel
experiences abroad - See the world!
Peer-funding helps you raise money
for your educational travel experience. Starting a Project tells your community
that you are serious about educational travel and that you would like them to
support you. Did you know that peer-funding helps you build and develop skills
in online communication, marketing, and fundraising? You can include a
successful Project on your resume and cover letter!
Here at GlobaLinks Learning Abroad,
we’ve seen students come up with some creative fundraising ideas to help make
the dream of study abroad a reality. Crowd funding for a project is a new idea
that can even be applied to study abroad. It’s
often the case that family and friends are happy to help you meet your goals,
and we’ve made it easy for them to help contribute toward your program costs.
Fill the GAP participants will receive a student account and an online
account page to which they may deposit money. Friends and family can also
contribute to the account.
The funds and matching scholarship
money can be applied toward the cost of any IFSA-Butler semester or year
program. Summer students may also participate in Fill the GAP, but we do not
offer a matching scholarship for summer programs.
The scholarship will be awarded
based on what is received by IFSA-Butler as of the matching deadline: January 1
for fall and academic year programs, and July 1 for spring and calendar year
programs. We set these deadlines early to encourage students to begin saving
early for study abroad. Students can continue saving after the matching
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)
Aims to provide underrepresented
students with greater access to study abroad through substantial scholarships
and other resources. FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for
dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education
abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of
grants and scholarships
GoFundMe has quickly become the #1
crowd funding website in the world for personal causes and life-events. Hundreds
of thousands of people have raised tens of millions of dollars for the things
that matter to them most.
Indiegogo is a crowd funding
platform where people who want to raise money can create fundraising campaigns
to tell their story and get the word out. Indiegogo is also a place to discover
what people all over the world are passionate about and how to get involved.
myTab's a social travel gift card.
A place that you can save travel
cash and shout 'put it on my Tab' so friends and family contribute towards your
celebration trip (and they can gift you towards yours).Then simply use your
funds towards your dream trip within my Tab. There are no restrictions because
we have thousands of flights and hotels by our travel partners!myTab is perfect
for: study and education abroad, philanthropy fundraisers, and so much more.
ideal for group trips so you all plan together yet save and book separately. Any
left-over funds after booking? Just use it towards your next trips (no
expiration date) or re-gift to a friend to use on myTab. And the more you fund
your travels; we then throw out bids to airlines and hotels who want to give you
a brilliant deal. The larger your funds grow, the lower an exclusive deal we
negotiate. Yes, we work harder to stretch your travel cash.
FAQs for Parents
FAQs for Students
Practical Guidelines for Study Abroad
Includes information on Travel warnings,
visas, passports, etc.
How to support students before,
during and after their programs