Global Grants Information
Global Grants: Education Abroad Scholarships for International Affairs Majors


The International Affairs (IAFS) Advisory Board generously awards Global Grants to deserving IAFS majors each semester.  Approximately 5 awards are given each semester, for $1,000 each towards a CU Boulder Education Abroad program.  Global Grants awardees have already studied abroad all over the world – join them!

Who’s Eligible?

  1. Global Grants are awarded based on merit and need.  Applicants must be IAFS majors.
  2. Resident and non-resident students may apply.
  3. All education abroad terms are eligible for the Global Grants.
  4. Awardees will be required to provide photos and information about their experience to the IAFS department.  The award letter provides details about this.
How Do I Apply?
Go to the Education Abroad website and apply for the Buffs Abroad scholarship: http://abroad.colorado.edu/?go=scholapp 

Click “Apply Now” to begin the process.  The application will include additional questions for IAFS majors, which will be considered by the IAFS Advisory Board to determine awardees.  Application deadlines follow the Buffs Abroad scholarship deadlines (early October/early March).  Please note that Global Grant awards are not eligible for the Buffs Abroad rolling 2-week decisions.  Global Grant recipients will be notified by Education Abroad approximately one month after the final scholarship deadline.