Purdue Moves Summer/Short Term Scholarship

Purdue Moves Scholarships are available to assist undergraduate students of any major with cost associated with a short term study abroad/study away program through summer 2022. Scholarships amounts vary up to $3000 (see chart below).


  • Must be Purdue West Lafayette undergraduate degree seeking student to apply.
  • Must be participating in a credit bearing approved study abroad/study away program through Purdue University during winter break 21/22, spring break 2022, or summer 2022.
  • 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 $150,000 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).
  • Eligibility includes students applying to participate in study abroad the term immediately after graduation. =URL=

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

  • Winter Break - October 1
  • Spring Break - January 15
  • 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
    Study Abroad/Study Away Term  $75,000
    or less
    $150,001 or more
    Winter Session - less than 14 days* $1000 $700 $500 $300 Ineligible
    Winter Session - 14 day program or greater* $2000 $1500 $1000 $500 Inelgible
    Spring Break 2022 $1000 $700 $500 $300 Ineligible
    Summer 2022 - less than 14 day program $1000 $700 $500 $300 Ineligible
    Summer 2022 - 14 day program or greater $2000 $1500 $1000 $500 Ineligible
    Summer 2022 - Program duration at least 6 weeks off campus and earning 6 or more credits $3000 $2500 $2000 $1500 Ineligible

    Note: Eligibility and award amounts are valid through summer 2022.   Updates for future terms will be posted upon avalability.

    * Winter Session update will be in effect for Winter Session 2022/23.

  • 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.

Scholarship Type: Study Abroad Office Based Scholarships

Complete list of study abroad scholarships

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