Change a Life. Follow the Journey.

Study abroad changes lives. But for many students today, the extra expenses associated with a global education are insurmountable. You have the power to change that. Through this program, you can invest in a student with demonstrated financial need. From take-off to return--you'll have the opportunity to follow your student's journey abroad and see your gift in action.

Use the form below to begin your journey as a sponsor. If you'd like to make a one-time gift to support IES Abroad Scholarships, please make a donation.

Choose a Giving Level

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$5,000 Special Envoy

critical scholarship for a semester student with high financial need

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$2,500 Tipping Point

scholarship to tip the financial scale in favor of a semester abroad

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$1,500 Work Wonders

scholarship for a full-time, credit-bearing summer internship abroad

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$1,000 Fly-Away

travel grant to apply toward international airfare, visa and passport fees

How It Works

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Sponsor a college student's global education.

Once you do this, you'll receive the profile of the student you have sponsored.

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Enjoy knowing that your student is abroad because of you.

You may also chose to send a note or share your story with your student.

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Know you made a difference in the life of a student and the world.

Once your student has completed their program, you'll receive a post-abroad essay from your them reflecting on their experience.

Want to see how you can make a difference?

Read from our students as they discover what it means to study abroad.

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