Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

How to Pay for Study Abroad

To apply for scholarships, you must first register for a study abroad program through myStudyAbroad. You should then follow the instructions and link provided in the “International Center Scholarship Information” learning content material. Deadlines for application are September 20 for winter intercession/spring semester programs and February 15 for summer/fall programs.


Business students who apply to the study abroad program in the Trulaske College of Business may express an interest in scholarships during the application process. Those interested will be considered for one of the competitive scholarships below. These generous opportunities are made possible by the college's supporters who see value is connecting students to global experiences through study abroad.  

Franz Scholarship ($1,000)

Retired professor Charles Franz created short-term, business-focused study abroad programs for the Trulaske College of Business. He and his family established this scholarship to support business students who have financial need so that they may have an international educational experience. The scholarship will be awarded to students planning to participate on Trulaske short-term study abroad programs.

Trulaske College of Business Study Abroad Scholarships (Amount may vary; typically $1,000)

Students who are engaged in pursuing a degree in the Trulaske College of Business may apply. Students should express in their essay how study abroad will support their professional endeavors.

Smith Family Scholarship ($1,000)

Five need-based scholarships are available for any MU student interested in studying abroad for a semester, year, summer or intersession on an MU, MU-Affiliated or Non-MU program. Two of these scholarships are reserved for students in the Trulaske College of Business.

Albright First Generation College Student Scholarship ($1,000)

This scholarship is for business students who are the first in their family to attend a college or university.  Students planning to study abroad for a full semester or a short-term study abroad program may apply.

Stephen and Madonna Ferris Scholarship for Excellence ($1,000)

This scholarship is for students in need who are enrolled in the Trulaske College of Business participating in a study abroad program with first preference givin to students studying in central/eastern Europe and second preference given to students in any other European study abroad program.

Swig Meets World Study Abroad Scholarship ($1,000)

Trulaske Study Abroad Student Manager Mike Swigunski established this scholarship to help provide future students with the opportunity to expand their personal and professional horizons by studying abroad.  Award recipients will connect with Mike and blog on his “SwigMeetsWorld” webpage.  This scholarship is based on merit for students participating in a summer Trulaske College of Business Study Abroad Program.


The MU International Center offers a variety of ways to fund study abroad. Visit their website to learn more about financial aid, scholarships, workshops and external funding.