The award benefits include financial support to defray costs of travel related to studying abroad, as well as a study abroad toolkit for the students, their parents, and access to IIE’s Alumni Community and Resources.

  • A $1,000 scholarship towards the costs of study abroad once the student is enrolled in college and has developed an approved study abroad plan.
  • A copy of IIE's A Student Guide to Study Abroad and A Parent Guide to Study Abroad, information about IIE-administered scholarship and fellowship programs, and other study abroad resources for high school and college students.
  • Access to IIE’s Alumni community and Study Abroad Advising Series to support awardees with college and career readiness, including study abroad and professional opportunities as well as re-entry and career development resources. The IIE Alumni community boasts over 200,000 alumni from around the world.