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Region and Country specific scholarships

Below you will see scholarships dedicated to students studying in a specific geographic region or country. It is not an exhaustive list, so students are encouraged to conduct their own research.  SDSU does not endorse any external organizations or companies who may offer awards, but an SDSU Study Abroad Advisor may be able to provide more details and advice.

Freeman-ASIA Awards for study in Asia
Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program's goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States.

Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant
A man of the Enlightenment, philosopher and scientist, Benjamin Franklin was also a great diplomat and friend of France. This travel grant is named after him and aims at giving students enrolled in an American University an opportunity to discover France. It is open to sophomore, junior & senior students who are enrolled in a double major including one major in French and one major in another discipline. Consideration will also be given to students enrolled in a minor/certificate in French and majoring in another subject.

Baden-Wurttemberg Stipendium
Provides a limited number of scholarships for study in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg. Students accepted to a university in Baden-Württemberg (Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Reutlingen, etc) are eligible. Please see the Baden-Württemberg Stipendium webpage for more details 

DAAD Scholarships
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) offers a wide range of funding opportunities for individuals to study, intern, or conduct research in Germany.

Delta Phi Alpha National German Honorary Society Scholarships
Scholarships for study in Germany. SDSU has a Delta Phi Alpha chapter, so students can contact the chapter advisor for more details.

UAS7 German Universities of Applied Sciences
The Study and Internship Program (SIP) has enabled highly qualified undergraduates from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to experience the German approach to hands-on education at a member of UAS7, a consortium of Germany's top universities of applied sciences. SIP students spend a semester studying at a UAS7 campus and a semester interning.

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.

Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship 
The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduates or graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in Japan. The scholarship will support up to the full cost of attendance to the program. Application deadline is February 15th of each year.

JASSO Student Exchange Support Program
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers a scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university under a student exchange agreement. Applications are part of the host university application process, so students should look for the JASSO application when applying to the exchange partner in Japan. 

Swedish Women's Educational Association - San Diego chapter
The San Diego chapter of the Swedish Women's Education Association (SWEA) offers a scholarship to San Diego State University students planning to study in Sweden. In order to be considered, SDSU students must simply apply for a study abroad program in Aztecs Abroad located in Sweden for the fall or spring semester.

Study Abroad in Turkey for American Minority Students
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) awards up to 100 scholarships per year for African American, Hispanic American and Native American Students. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) or in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). TCA will award grants up to $2,000 per calendar year to full-time undergraduates (graduate students on a case by case basis) who have been accepted to a study abroad program in Turkey for a semester or summer respectively.  See the TCA Scholarships webpage for more details and how to apply.

United Kingdom
BUTEX Scholarship
Each year the British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.
See the BUTEX Scholarships webpage for more details. Deadline is in mid-June for awards to the following academic year