Grants and Scholarships

Albion College Off-Campus Programs (OCP) Grant

Grants of up to $1,500 are awarded to students demonstrating financial need - check with the Office of Financial Aid with questions about this eligibility requirement. These competitive awards are also weighted by other factors such as program location (domestic or abroad), whether off-campus study is a requirement of the student's major, grade point average, and the quality of the application essay. Apply after being accepted by the Albion Study Abroad committee, through the Britons Abroad TerraDotta portal.

Kim Tunnicliff Endowment

In support of individuals studying abroad, the Kim Tunnicliff Endowment seeks to provide Albion College students with financial support as they embark on experiential and international educational opportunities.
Eligibility: Student must be engaged in an Albion-approved study abroad program. Preference shall go to a student studying in Russia, Africa or the Middle East, or to those who apply for an international program which includes independent field study or research. Preference is also given to members of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.
Requirements: As a follow-up to their experience, recipients will prepare an academic project on campus (i.e. reflection paper, public presentation) upon their return.
Contact: Contact the Albion College Ford Institute for application information

External Grants and Scholarships for Study Abroad

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship For more information:
  • Boren Awards For more information:
  • Institute of International Education (IIE) Scholarship Listings For more information:
  • BUTEX International Scholarships For more information:
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship For more information, visit the FACC-Michigan website or contact 248/936-9473.
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarship Listings For more information:
  • The Bridging Scholarship For more information:

CIE Staff

The Center for International Education is located in Vulgamore Hall, 306.  The Global Commons, Vulgamore 303, is a study space, coffee-refilling station, and hang-out place available to all international students, 24/7.  To contact CIE, call 517-629-0307 or email .
Cristen Casey - Director

Cristen Casey


Phone: 517/629-0307

Mary J. Weicht - Administrative Secretary

Mary J. Weicht

Administrative Secretary

Phone: 517/629-0392



Debra Peterson - Retired Director

Debra L. Peterson, PhD (Retired)

Retired Director (June 2017)

B.A., 1974, Juniata College
M.P.S., 1990, Cornell University
ph.D., 2003, Michigan State University



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