One Application. Millions of Dollars Available. 

Our quick and easy aid application allows you to apply online for nearly all of our scholarship and aid opportunities at once.

You can apply at any time – even if you haven't yet started an IES Abroad application for admission – and we'll let you know your need-based aid status within five business days. Just make sure you meet the scholarship and aid application deadline for your term.

We have many different scholarship and aid opportunities and each one has its own eligibility requirements. Use the online aid application below to tell us a bit about yourself and upload the documents described below, which includes a personal statement and current financial aid documentation, so we can determine every scholarship and aid possibility you are eligible for. Some scholarships may require additional materials, which will be requested depending on your responses to questions on the aid application.

Funds are limited, so apply early!

What You'll Need to Apply

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Personal Statement

Submit a creative personal statement of no more than 500 words.

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Current Financial Aid Documentation

We need an official document that details your financial aid profile.

Personal Statement

IMPORTANT: Make sure your name appears on every document you upload. 

Submit a creative personal statement of no more than 500 words. Use your statement to tell us about yourself by describing the following Include in Your Statement points.

Current Financial Aid Documentation

In order to determine your eligibility for some of our need-based aid and scholarships, we need to see an official document that details your current financial aid profile. If your aid package is not yet available for your study abroad semester, submit the most recent aid profile information available to you.

Your current aid information must be:

  • Clearly labeled with your name
  • One of the five acceptable options detailed below.
  • Complete and without any missing information (see examples provided for each option).
  • Submitted by the student to IES Abroad. Per federal guidelines on financial aid documents, your school cannot send us your financial aid information directly.

Acceptable documents include the following. You only need to submit one.

Exclusions & Special Notes

Program Eligibility

IES Abroad scholarships and aid are available only to students participating in IES Abroad standard and internship programs. Students on Customized & Faculty-Led Programs are ineligible for any IES Abroad scholarships and aid.

Multi-Term Students

Students studying or interning abroad for more than one term (Academic Year, Calendar Year, Split Year, etc.) will automatically be considered for scholarships and aid for their second term without submitting another aid application.

January-Term Students

Applicants to January Term programs will only be considered for need-based aid, if eligible; maximum award $500.

Additional Documents

Supplementary documents and/or application materials are required for the University of Auckland scholarships and some IES Abroad Grants.