Scholarships and Funding

We do our best to make our programmes equitable for participants of diverse backgrounds and design our programmes with affordability in mind.  We also offer scholarships to assist participants study abroad for most programmes.


Scholarship applications are submitted as part of your general application. You must have a 3.0 GPA to apply. The scholarship section has two parts: a one-page essay about why study abroad is important to you, and a choice of how you might record your experience (with a blog & instagram updates or video-blog and testimonial). Please note that you must apply for your programme before you can qualify for our scholarship offerings. If you are interested in learning more about our scholarship offerings, please contact us.  

 Below are the scholarships currently available:

  • Virtual Internships for individual participants up to €400 for most placements.
  • Internships in Ireland for individual participants up to €1000 for most placements.
  • Internships in the UK for individual participants up to €1000 for most placements.
  • Internships in Belgium
    • For individual participants up to €1000 for most placements.
    • Win a €3000 scholarship off of an 8-week summer 2020 programme. Submit your application here!
  • Semesters for individual participants up to €1000 for one semester.
  • Service Learning in Ireland for individual participants up to €1000 for all projects.
  • If you are an Alumni of Learn International and returning for a second programme you are eligible for our Alumni Scholarship of €500. Just ask us how to apply.

It is also important for participants to contact their Study Abroad Office to learn about what scholarship options may also be available to them. Additionally, it is recommend that participants inquire with their Financial Aid office about whether their financial aid may be used to study abroad.

Other Scholarship Opportunities


‘Fund My Travel’ Initiative

If you are ready and excited to start planning your Study Abroad Programme, but discouraged by a financial road block, Learn International has another solution for you. We have teamed up with Fund My Travel, who provides us with an online platform where you can fundraise for your meaningful study abroad experience. You create a campaign page, complete a brief profile to build trust, add a video and tell your story!

Fund My Travel has a team of dedicated staff who want to help Learn International participants reach their fundraising goals. They can provide tips and insights on the best ways to spread your word and offer sharing tools to get your campaign greater exposure through social media and email. Click the button below to learn more and get started!