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

  • $5,000 Special Envoy critical scholarship for a semester student with high financial need
  • $2,500 Tipping Point scholarship to tip the financial scale in favor of a semester abroad
  • $1,500 Work Wonders scholarship for a full-time, credit-bearing summer internship abroad
  • $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.
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Receive a profile of the student you have sponsored.
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Enjoy knowing that your student is abroad because of you.
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Send a note or share your story with your student (optional).
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Receive a post-abroad essay from your student reflecting on their experience.
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Know you made a difference in the life of a student and the world.

Want to see how you can make a difference?

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