Scholarships, Study Abroad


Purdue Moves Scholarships are available to assist undergraduate students of any major with cost associated with a short term study abroad/study away program. Scholarship amounts vary up to $3200 (see chart below).


  • Must be Purdue West Lafayette undergraduate degree seeking student to apply.
  • Must be participating in a credit bearing approved study abroad/study away program through Purdue University during winter break 22/23, spring break 2023, or summer 2023.
  • Must be US citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must have a current FAFSA on file with Purdue stating a verified federally calculated Total Family Income of $150,000 or less.  Students that do not have a current FAFSA on file should view the instructions listed on the Division of Financial Aid website to get started.
  • Students are only eligible for one short term award during their Purdue career (regardless of amount).
  • Eligibility includes students applying to participate in study abroad the term immediately after graduation. =URL=

Application process

  • Students must enroll for an approved short term program on the study abroad website:
  • After enrollment, students may access their My Study Abroad page by entering their career account information in the upper left corner of the website:  Application is available on this site.
  • Please note that the system downloads academic information (2-3 days) before the application will display on the student page.
  • Students do not need to be in accepted status to apply.

Priority Deadline

  • Winter Break – October 1
  • Spring Break – January 15
  • Summer – April 1
  • Applications may be submitted after the priority deadline, although distribution of funds may be delayed.
  • Applications will be available on student My Study Abroad page until two days prior to departure.  No application will be accepted after this date. 

Note: Eligibility and award amounts are valid through summer 2023.   

* Study Away scholarships are currently only available for winter flex and spring break approved programs.

  • Total Family Income = total of parent and student Adjusted Gross Income and reported untaxed income (examples include tax-deferred pension contribution, IRA and Keogh deductions, child support received, tax-exempt interest, and untaxed IRA distributions) for both student and parent.

Scholarship Type: Study Abroad Office Based Scholarships

Complete list of study abroad scholarships

Study Abroad

Study Abroad Virtual Information Session

If you are interested in learning more about the study abroad options at Purdue and how you can make study abroad part of your Purdue journey, please join us for an information session! 

Wednesday, July 20th at 2pm EST. Click here to register

A link to join will be sent upon registration. We hope to see you there! 

Can’t make it, but still interested in learning more about study abroad? 

Check out our video library where a recording of the session will be posted, or schedule an appointment with an advisor. You can also listen to students talk about their study abroad experiences on our website! 

You can also follow us @boilersabroad!