International Study Financial Aid & Scholarships

International Education Scholarship Association

General Information

All students must contact the Director of Financial Aid, Long Hall 105, 321-4140, to discuss specific information about financial aid and the study abroad program selected.

Federal PELL grants and federal Stafford loans can be applied to study abroad costs. A portion of the state-sponsored grant known as PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) can be applied. Lycoming grants and scholarships are not transferrable and cannot be used for foreign study.

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides awards for undergraduate students who currently receive Federal Pell Grant funding. More Information.

Frank and Helen Lowry Study Abroad Ambassador Program

Through the generosity of Mrs. Helen Lowry, Lycoming College is able to facilitate the Frank and Helen Lowry Study Abroad Ambassador Program. The purpose of this program is to promote study abroad for Lycoming students. Study Abroad Ambassadors are awarded a grant to help fund an intended study abroad experience. Upon completion of the study abroad program, Ambassadors will assist the Lycoming Study Abroad Office promote study abroad on campus and provide an important link for the community to opportunities abroad. This service can be completed in a variety of ways, including: peer-mentoring, presentations, information sessions, etc.

  • The award for Ambassadors studying abroad for a semester is $1,500.
  • The award for Ambassadors studying abroad over the summer is $1,000.


Ambassadors must participate in Lycoming College approved study abroad programs. The program must be for academic credit. Students must be considered full-time Lycoming students at the time of application and demonstrate financial need (all recipients must show demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA.)

Preference for awards will be given to students that will study a foreign language as part of the study abroad program.


Interested students should visit the Study Abroad Office to receive the Ambassador Program application form and discuss service possibilities. Students must submit the application and complete their FAFSA to be considered for the Ambassador Program.


The application must be completed and submitted to the CEAE by the designated Study Abroad application deadline.

  • October 1st for Spring programs
  • March 15th for Summer and Fall programs

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Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarships

If you have a cumulative GPA between 3.75 and 4.00, you are eligible to apply for a Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grant in the amount of $1,000. More information.


Session A - February 15, 2017

Session B - September 15, 2017