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 2021. Scholarships amounts vary up to $3000 (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 during summer 2021.
  • 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

  • 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.
Total Family Income
Term Abroad$75,000
or less
or more
Summer 2021 (less than 14 day program)$1000$1000$500$500Ineligible
Summer 2021 (14 day program or greater)$2500$2000$1500$1000Ineligible
Summer 2021
(program duration at least 6 weeks abroad and earning 6 or more credits)

Note:Eligibility and award amounts are valid through summer 2021.   Updates for future terms will be available after February 2021.

*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.



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