Students are encouraged to conduct extensive scholarship research to identify all scholarships that are applicable to their planned program of study. In many cases, WMU students receive more than one scholarship award to help fund this life-changing experience.
Haenicke institute for global education
- Supports WMU faculty-led short-term courses.
- Supports intensive foreign language study for semester or academic year.
- Supports foreign language study combined with other subjects for semester or academic year
Provides partial funding for airfare to select Pell-grant eligible students.
Provides funding for study abroad for first-time, full-time incoming freshman
WMU College-specific scholarships
- Supporting a wide variety of study abroad experiences.
Boren Awards for International Study
Country- and region-specific scholarships
- The FACC Scholarship Program—Business and French language study or internship in France
- Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst undergraduate scholarship
- Freie University of Berlin—One Western Michigan University student accepted to study at the Freie University of Berlin for an academic year will be awarded a full-ride scholarship. See the Freie University of Berlin brochure for more information.
- Japan Business Society of Detroit Consortium Scholarship
- Japan Student Services Organization
- Monbukagakusho Scholarship
- Murakami Scholarship application—One WMU student accepted to study at Keio University for an academic year will be awarded a full-ride scholarship covering tuition and most living expenses. Read more about Yukiko Murakami.
- U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation
United Kingdom—female student
Foreign-language study scholarships
- Diversity Abroad
- Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
- National Flagship Language Program
- President's Grant for Study Abroad
- WMU Department of Spanish
- WMU Department of World Languages and Literatures
- George Klein Scholarship in Central and East European Studies
- Howard Wolpe Scholarship for African Study
- Zoa D. Shilling Scholarship for Foreign Study: Spring semester, Fall semester
Pell Grant recipients
- CEA alternative funding list
- Christianson Grant and Working Abroad Grant
- Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants for Art
- Fund for Education Abroad
- Global Studies Grants to Support the Study of International Affairs
- Institute of International Education Study Abroad Funding
- NAFSA U.S. Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants
- Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants (Membership not required.)