Purdue Moves Summer/Short Term Study Abroad Scholarship


Purdue Moves Scholarships are available to assist undergraduate students of any major with cost associated with a short term study abroad program through summer 2019. Scholarships amounts vary up to $2,500 (see chart below). 


  • 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:  winter break 2018/19, spring break 2019, or summer 2019.

  • 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 $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 short term award during their Purdue career (regardless of amount) 

Application process

  • Students must enroll for an approved short term 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

  • Spring break – January 15
  • Fall and 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 one day prior to departure.  No application will be accepted after this date.


Award amounts:

Total Family Income
Term Abroad$125,000
or less
$125,001 -
$150,001 -
$175,001 or
Spring Break$500$500$500Ineligible
Winter Break$500$500$500Ineligible
(less than 14 day program)
(14 day program or greater)
(program earning at least 6 credits and 6 weeks or more abroad)

Note:  Updates for 2019-20 are slated to be provided before the start of the fall 2019 semester. This scholarship program is planned to continue after summer 2019, however eligibility criteria and award amounts may change.

Scholarship Type: Study Abroad Office Based Scholarships

Complete list of study abroad scholarships

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