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Study Abroad

Scholarship & Research Opportunities

Hajim School International Experience Scholarships

Up to $500 to help its students defray the costs of studying abroad, including program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare.

Evans Lam Study Abroad Scholarship

The Evans Lam Study Abroad Scholarship for Hong Kong and China offers the opportunity to study at the University of Rochester’s exchange partner, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The scholarship covers two courses taken at CUHK during the summer as well as participation in an experiential study tour of Beijing. The scholarship provides up to $5000 per student, and covers tuition, housing, most meals and post-program travel within mainland China.

Gilman Scholarships

$5,000 awards that can be applied to such study abroad costs as program fees, tuition, room and board, airfare, books and local transportation. In addition, students studying critical need languages are automatically considered for an additional $3,000 supplemental award, for a total possible award of $8,000.

DAAD-Rise

Summer research internship in Science and Engineering in Germany; must have completed at least two years of a degree. No language prerequisite.

AMGEN Scholars Program

Summer research at MIT, Berkeley, or Columbia (plus 7 other institutions).

Cultural Vistas (CDS/AIPT)

Offers a variety of internships and fellowships (including the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship) in Argentina, Chile, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland.

MSPIRE REU Summer Research in the Netherlands

The MSPIRE REU program provides training and financial support for U.S. undergraduate students to participate in MSPIRE research projects under the guidance of one of the MSPIRE faculty.

NanoJapan

Summer research in physics-related nanotechnology for the summer following the freshmen or sophomore year. No language prerequisite. 

Engineers Without Borders

For engineering professionals and students to promote community-driven development programs worldwide.

RWTH Aachen - summer research "UROP International"

Summer research opportunities.

IAESTE

Intern opportunities abroad.

AIESEC

AIESEC is an international leadership organization that arranges internships and social projects for young people to go abroad.

ICE

Since 1971, ICE has placed more than 16,000 students in work/internship positions throughout Europe, Asia, and South America.

Summer Engineering Opportunities

Summer Field School in Ghana

CeNIDE Nano Summer Program (Germany)

For science and engineering majors with an interest in nanotechnology. No language prerequisite.