This portal, managed by the U-M ITS Department, offers students a place to search, save, and apply for study abroad programs. Students can create an M-Compass profile which allows them to save programs of interest and apply for a variety of programs in one location (browsing or searching does not require a login).
Many units on campus offer study abroad opportunities that are all listed on the M-Compass website. To search for these, visit the M-Compass Funding page. Here, you can do basic or more advanced searches based upon your interests, program, and other criteria. Visit M-Compass > and select "Funding" from the menu on the left.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers scholarships for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year institution to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. This program supports traditionally under-represented students including but not limited to: students with high financial need, community college students, students in underrepresented fields such as science and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The program assists students from a diverse range of public and private institutions from all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico.
From the U-M Office of Financial Aid
The following scholarships are awarded to students when they apply for aid. These programs are administered by the U-M Office of Financial Aid:
Jerry A. May and Deborah Orr May Study Abroad Endowment Fund
Study Abroad support for recipients of the Jerry A. May Scholarship; no application required.
Adam & Jill Breen Family Fund Scholarship
For undergraduate study abroad experiences
Helen Curtis Davis Scholarship
Study abroad students with demonstrated financial need. Students are automatically considered; no application required
Ginns International Scholars Fund
Students who are studying abroad or traveling internationally for their program. Students are automatically considered; no application required.
Mary Sue and Kenneth Coleman Student Global Experience Fund
Helps to fund study abroad or other global experiences. For more information about this scholarship and to apply, log into the M-compass website.
Stein Family Study Abroad Scholarship
Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at U-M participating in study abroad programs or experiences for academic credit.