Study Abroad

Short Term Study Abroad Options for 2023

Winter Flex- December 26-Jan 8, 2023

CE- Civil Infrastructure Systems Development Life Cycle:  Case Studies in the United Arab Emirates  Open to all engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status.  Preference given to Civil students

CE- International Perspectives in Water Sciences and Management- Water Scarcity in India  Open to any student at Purdue.  Preference given to Civil students

Spring Break 2023

Introduction to Silicon Valley and the Tech Industry-

Open to any engineering student-preference given to FYE and sophomores but all are encouraged to apply

EPICS in La Guajira Colombia

Open to any engineering student

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