In effort to better serve more students with funding opportunities, The Foundation for Global Scholars will be restructuring its scholarship initiatives, including the proposed GRIT program, and all scholarships are on hold until further notice. Unfortunately this means applications will not be accepted for 2016; however, we look forward to offering new and exciting opportunities in the future.  Please visit our website to receive further updates.   

We encourage you to visit other international education funding opportunities such as The Fund for Education Abroad, The Gilman Scholarship Program, or a larger list of potential opportunities at

Press Releases


congratulations to fgs’ winter-spring 2016 scholarship recipients

Neida Ahmad Home University: University of Arizona Major: Spanish & Psychology ‘17 Studying In: Alcalá de Henares, Spain As a bilingual child, growing up in a Pakistani family, Neida aspires to create more inclusive learning environments for young bilingual and ESL students. Neida says, “I want to be able to change the way we look at bilingualism in education. It should be treated ...
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Foundation for Global Scholars Supports Two Fijian Students with Scholarships

Now in its second year of operation, the Fiji Changemaker Scholarship has funded two Fijian students to attend high school. DENVER, Colo. — Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, awarded its second annual Fiji Changemaker Scholarship to a Fijian student of Sote Village, allowing her to attend high school. This scholarship initiative began two years ago when ...
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FGS Launches GRIT Program & Opens Application

Foundation for Global Scholars opens the application for the GRIT Program, ending the traditional FGS scholarship program and beginning a new chapter rooted in conscious global leadership development. DENVER, Colo. — Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, launched the application to its new scholarship and leadership program called GRIT (globally remarkable intentional talent). This multi-stage program equips ...
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