Purdue Moves Semester Study Abroad Scholarship

Purdue Moves Scholarships are available in 2019-20 to assist undergraduate students of any major with costs associated with study abroad semester long program.  Scholarship amounts vary up to $5000 (see chart below). Students participating in semester long programs should also consider applying for the Study Abroad Intercultural Learning Scholarship for an additional $2000.              



  • Must be Purdue West Lafayette undergraduate degree seeking student
  • Must be participating in a credit bearing approved study abroad program through Purdue University for one of the following terms:  fall semester 2019, spring semester 2020, or academic year 2019-20.

  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Applicants must have a current FAFSA on file with Purdue stating a federally calculated Total Family Income of less $175,000 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 Purdue Moves Semester long Scholarship during their Purdue career.


Application process

  • Students must enroll for an approved program on the study abroad website:  http://www.studyabroad.purdue.edu/
  • After enrollment, students may access their My Study Abroad page by entering their career account information in the upper left corner of the website:  www.studyabroad.purdue.edu.  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

  • Fall Semester 2019 or 2019-20 Academic Year programs – April 1
  • Spring Semester 2020 programs – November 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 one day prior to departure.  No application will be accepted after this date.


Award amounts:

Total Family Income
Term Abroad$75,000
or less
$75,001 -
$100,001 -
$150,001 -
$175,001 or
Semester or greater$5000$4000$3000$2000Ineligible

NOTE: Subject to change for academic year 2020-2021, but amounts and eligibility criteria will be known after mid-February 2020.








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