International Scholarships

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers several scholarships for students who participate in study abroad, exchange programs or pursuing the International Agriculture Certificate. Application processes and deadlines vary depending on the scholarship, but many of the applications can be completed through the CAES scholarship portal. View the details for each scholarship below.



General Study Abroad Scholarships


Global Food Security International Travel Scholarship

Through a generous gift from CAES alumni Dr. Hiram Larew, the Global Food Security International Travel Scholarship provides one $1,000 scholarship annually in support of a CAES student participating in an international education activity focused on understanding the global community and the issue of food insecurity.

International Travel Scholarship

International travel scholarships are available to support CAES student travel to study abroad programs and international internship programs. Students may apply in one of two application cycles, according to their departure date. Students departing on an international program during the current fall semester or spring semester of the following year should apply between August 1 - November 1. Students departing during the Maymester or summer semester should apply between December 1 - March 1. Applications received by the deadline date will be given full consideration.

Ratcliffe Scholars Program

The Ratcliffe Scholars Program rewards forward-thinking CAES undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in immersive, hands-on learning experiences outside the confines of a traditional class setting. Eligible experiences may include internships, study abroad programs, research opportunities and any other experiential learning activities deemed appropriate by the selection committee. Ratcliffe Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship and participate in enrichment activities as cohort throughout the year.

Wen Williams International Travel Scholarship

The Wen Williams International Travel Scholarship provides one $1,000 scholarship annually in support of a CAES undergraduate participating in a study abroad program through the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.


Exchange Semester


ETH Zürich Exchange Scholarship

CAES students have the opportunity to enroll at ETH Zürich for an exchange semester and take courses which transfer back to UGA to count toward their degree. Three $3,000 scholarships are reserved annually for CAES students to cover in-country expenses like housing and meals.

Terence J. Centner International Scholarship

The Terence J. Centner International Scholarship provides one $1,000 scholarship annually in support of a CAES student participating in a semester exchange program in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, or South America. Eligible applicants must hold a GPA of 3.0 or above.

University of Hohenheim Baden-Württemberg Scholarship

Each academic year, Hohenheim offers two Baden-Württemberg scholarships for €2,500 (euros) each to CAES students. This scholarship will cover the majority of monthly, in-country expenses like housing and meals during the exchange semester. The University of Hohenheim manages this scholarship application and CAES students must first be accepted to the exchange program before applying for the scholarship.


International Agriculture Certificate Only


Arnold International Fellowship

The Arnold International Fellowship provides up to $5,000 over a three-year period to a talented UGA undergraduate student who is completing the Certificate in International Agriculture.

Edward T. and Karen Kanemasu Global Engagement Award

The Edward T. and Karen Kanemasu Global Engagement Award supports students who are spending an extended period of time completing an internship or conducting research in a non-English speaking country with a focus on service-learning projects addressing critical issues related to the alleviation of hunger and poverty.

International Agriculture Certificate Scholarship

The International Certificate Program provides $750-$1,000 scholarships for international activities to Undergraduate and Graduate International Agriculture Certificate students.


International Awards


Ag Abroad Photo Contest

Submit a photograph that you took on an academic or personal trip which exemplifies your perceptions of agriculture outside of the United States.

Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award

The Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award recognizes an undergraduate student in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who has embraced global citizenship in their own community or globally through participation, promotion and/or leadership of international initiatives. Global citizenship does not necessarily mean that you have traveled extensively, but rather that you take an active interest and involvement in cultures different from your own.

CAES World Food Prize Travel Award

Students pursuing a CAES degree are eligible to apply for the CAES World Food Prize Travel Award. It will be awarded annually to one graduate and one undergraduate student. The award covers roundtrip airfare, ground transportation to and from the Atlanta airport, event registration, hotel and meal expenses.


University Level Scholarships


Disability Resource Center Scholarships and Awards

To be eligible for awards and scholarships through the Disability Resource Center, you must be a UGA student, registered with the Disability Resource Center and have completed at least one semester of classes at UGA, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and expect to be registered for classes during fall semester 2020.

Honors International Scholars Program (HISP)

The Honors International Scholars Program (HISP) supports second- and third-year Honors students engaging in overseas opportunities by providing 30-40 scholarships per year, ranging from $2500 to $5000. Students have used HISP funding to participate in traditional university-sponsored study abroad programs, university-to-university exchanges, intensive language-training institutes, internships, and public service projects.

Office of Experiential Learning Scholarships

The Office of Experiential Learning offers scholarships to support students' experiential learning activities. Awards are in amounts of up to $2,500. Students must be eligible and activities must be on the approved list of any college to be considered for funding.

Office of Global Engagement

These scholarships are sponsored by the UGA Office of Global Engagement or administered by the OGE on behalf of another organization. They include a variety of merit and financial-need-based, and some program-specific opportunities.


National Scholarships


Benjamin A. Gilman

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.

NAFSA Scholarships and Grants

The Association of International Educators lists a variety of organizations and institutions that provide scholarships and grants for study abroad from the United States.

USA Study Abroad

The Department of State and other federal agencies fund a number of programs that enable university students, educators, and scholars to conduct research, work, or study abroad.