Apply for our annual study abroad scholarship

We believe every student should have the opportunity to study abroad. Our Beyond the Classroom Scholarship is one way we help make that possible. This year, we're awarding over $20,000 worth of scholarships to select students so they can enjoy meaningful global experiences—and your lessons can come to life.

To be eligible you must be:
1. Enrolled on an EF College Study Tours program.
2. 18 years of age or older.
3. A part-time or full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. View our full terms and conditions here.

To Apply:
1. Write a brief essay (no more than 250 words) responding to the prompt below. Demonstration of creativity and thoughtfulness will be given priority over spelling and grammar during our team's review of submissions.
"You are writing a book about why you decided to study abroad. What is the title of the book, and why?"
2. Complete the Beyond the Classroom Scholarship application.

3. Submit the application by the deadline specified below.


Beyond the Classroom Scholarship application deadline

Beyond the Classroom Scholarship application deadlines are based on students' program departure date as outlined below. 

Program Departure Date

Application Deadline

October 2018 through January 2019                    July 31st, 2018 
February 2019 through May 2019 October 31st, 2018 
June 2019 through July 2019 February 5th, 2019