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Scholarships and Funding Study Abroad

OCC Study Abroad Scholarship
 Study Abroad Scholarship Winners 2018, posing with checks and GEC Associate Dean

Up to $10,000 is available for OCC study abroad scholarships. Students may apply after they have completed an application for the OCC study abroad program of their choice. Study abroad scholarship application 2019.pdf


The Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship offers up to $5,000 towards study abroad programs for Pell Grant eligible students.  This scholarship also provides students with non-competitive eligibility (NCE) for jobs with the U.S. Federal Government! so don't let this one pass you by.  OCC was named a Top Producing School by Gilman last year. Read the Coast Report article.

ACCENT Community College Scholarship 


Up to $2000.00 scholarships provided by OCC's Study Abroad Provider in partnership with Frosch Student Travel. Visit their website to view requirements and apply. No residency requirement!


Diversity Abroad Scholarshipdiversity abroad logo.jpg

IES Abroad is committed to fostering and supporting a diverse student body.  Their Diversity Scholarships support and encourage students from  under-represented populations on an IES Abroad study abroad program. Under-represented students include students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, first generation to college students, students from low income families and students with a history of overcoming adversity.

Boren Scholarship

Boren award logo

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. For more information visit Boren Awards.

CIEE Scholarship

ciee logo.svgCIEE offers many scholarships including a guaranteed Minority Serving Institution (MSI) grant. OCC is a MSI!