There are many funding resources for global programs.  Wondering how to start to think about funding global programs?

Start by reviewing the funding options presented on this overview page.  Linked from that page fundign sources only open to Pitt as well as funding offered by providers as well as national funding resources.  

Another source is the IIE (Institute of International Education) passport database for funding options: IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding.

SSOE Global Experiences Scholarships:

SSOE also offers Global Experiences scholarships. If you apply for the Swanson School of Engineering Funding you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time Swanson School of Engineering student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Must not have had any disciplinary sanctions in the last year
  • Cannot be in your final semester

Service requirement

If you are awarded funds for a global experience, you will be asked to help promote the program you participated in. This could be through a  combo of blogs, speaking at seminars or events, writing a thank you note to the donor of the scholarship and possibly meeting with the donor.  

How to apply: 

SSOE students can apply for funding through PittFund$Me for these scholarships. Requirements and application instructions are included on the PittFund$Me website.