Blaze a new trail, and earn a scholarship! 

Engineering majors admitted to a new or off-the-beaten-path program from the list below are eligible to receive a $1500 travel grant. Moreover, students with demonstrated financial need are eligible for additional grant money from the Education Abroad Office. 

To apply, simply complete the Buffs Abroad scholarship application and be sure you're pursuing an approved program from the list below. The Buffs Abroad application will also give you consideration for additional CU funding, saving you time and maximizing your award potential! 

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted. 

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Eligible Programs for Summer and Fall 2017


  • Sustainable Potable Water Systems Supply, Chile (CU Global Seminar) 
  • Evolution of Building Construction: Historic Crossroads, Spain (CU Global Seminar) 
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong/University of Michigan Joint Institute, China (IES China: Shanghai Engineering)
  • CIMBA Engineering Summer, Italy

Semester: Asia

  • Hong Kong City University, Hong Kong
  • National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong/University of Michigan Joint Institute, China (IES China: Shanghai Engineering)

Semester: Africa & Middle East

  • American University of Sharjah, UAE (CIEE United Arab Emirates)
  • University of Botswana, Botswana (CIEE Botswana)
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa (CIEE South Africa)

Semester: Europe 

  • National University of Ireland, Ireland (ISA Ireland: Galway Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)
  • Newcastle University, England 

Semester: Oceania

  • AUT University, New Zealand (ISA New Zealand)
  • Queensland University of Technology, Australia (ISA Australia)

Semester: South America 

  • Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile (CIEE Chile: Santiago Liberal Arts)