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Fellowships for Studying Abroad

For Graduating Seniors

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships and Grants
Allows individuals to pursue research or study in any field in one or more Scandinavian country. Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential.

See http://www.amscan.org/fellowships_grants.html.

American University in Cairo
Offers a broad spectrum of high quality Masters and graduate diploma programs in the humanities and social sciences, engineering and computer science, management and journalism. See http://www.aucegypt.edu/admissions/grad/finsup/Pages/default.aspx

Austrian Government Teaching Assistantships
Provides prospective teachers of German and/or graduates with an interest in Austrian studies with opportunities to work at secondary schools throughout Austria as English language teaching assistants.

See http://www.fulbright.at/index.php?id=10

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Awarded for one year of advanced language study in East or Southeast Asia in structured language programs or private tutorial programs where the primary focus is on study of the modern language.

See www.blakemorefoundation.org.

Churchill Scholarship
Encourages the exchange of knowledge and the sharing of ideas in science and technology between the US and Great Britain. This program enables outstanding American students to do graduate work in engineering, mathematics and the physical and natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University.

See http://winstonchurchillfoundation.org/.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program to Germany
Designed to give participants understanding for everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. This work-study program is intended primarily for young adults in business, technical, vocational and agricultural fields.

See http://culturalvistas.org/programs-for-students-and-professionals/professional-fellowships/congress-bundestag-youth-exchange-for-young-professionals

Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
Funding for US undergraduates and graduate students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners.

See www.CLScholarship.org.

DAAD EMGIP-Bundestag Internship
Two-month long internships in the German parliament. For “advanced undergraduates” in fields of political science, international relations, law, history, economics and/or German.

See http://daad.org/?p=53438.

DAAD German Studies Research Grant
Funding for juniors and seniors pursuing a German Studies major or minor for research or study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of German affairs in North America or Germany.

See http://daad.org/?p=50129 .

DAAD RISE – Research Internships in Science and Engineering
Gives students in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology and Physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on serious research projects.

See http://www.daad.de/rise/en/.

DAAD Study Scholarship
For graduating seniors wishing to study at universities in Germany. Applicants must have a well-defined study or research project that makes a stay in Germany essential.

Requires university endorsement.

See http://daad.org/?p=gradstudy and Professor Denise Della Rosa for more information.

DAAD University Summer Course Grant
Scholarships for juniors and seniors for summer language courses at German universities which focus on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of contemporary Germany.

See http://daad.org/?p=51551.

Duetscher Bundestag Internationale Paraments-Praktika Internship Program
Internship for recent college graduates in the office of a member of the German parliament (Bundestag) including possible classes at Humboldt University, Berlin.

See http://www.bundestag.de/htdocs_e/bundestag/international/exchange/ips/index.html

EuroScholars Program (European Undergraduate Research Opportunities)
For students of all levels to conduct research while taking language and culture classes in Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, or Switzerland.

See http://www.euroscholars.eu/index.htm

Fulbright US Student Program
Aims to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange throughout the world. The program funds three types of Fulbrights: graduate study grant; graduate research grant; teaching assistantship. Seniors, recent graduates and graduate students may apply.

Requires university endorsement.

See the Fellowships Office and http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Assists students of exceptional academic achievement and scholarly promise for whom advanced study at the University of Cambridge would be particularly appropriate. The awards are based on intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

See http://www.gatesscholar.org/.

Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program
An international exchange and foreign language education program for college graduates. Three types of positions are available: Assistant Language Teacher (ALT); Coordinator for International Relations (CIR); and Sports Exchange Advisor (SEA).

See http://www.jetprogramme.org/.

Luce Scholars Program
Eighteen young Americans of outstanding promise are sent each year to the Far East for professional apprenticeships under the guidance of leading Asians in the interest of improving American understanding of Asia. Students of Asian studies are specifically excluded in favor of those whose professional interests may range from architecture to zoology.

Requires university nomination.

See http://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx

Marshall Scholarship
Enables up to 40 US graduates the opportunity to study for two years at any university in the UK in any discipline leading to the award of a British University degree. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.7 for their final three years of undergraduate study. You may apply for this award within three years of graduating from college.

Requires university endorsement.

See the Fellowships Office and http://www.marshallscholarship.org/.

Rhodes Scholarship
Cecil Rhodes hoped to improve “the lot of humankind through the diffusion of leaders motivated to serve their contemporaries, trained in the contemplative life of the mind, and broadened by their acquaintance with one another and by their exposure to cultures different from their own.” Thirty-two Americans are among more than 90 scholars chosen each year to study at the University of Oxford based on four criteria: scholastic attainment; athleticism; devotion to duty to others; and moral force of character.

Requires university endorsement.

See the Fellowships Office and www.rhodesscholar.org.

SEE ALSO:
Study Abroad:
http://www.britishcouncil.org/usa-educationuk-scholarships.htm (UK study and funding)
http://www.culturalvistas.org (fellowships and internships abroad)
http://www.ciee.org/ (study or work abroad)
http://www.iiepassport.org
http://www.internationalscholarships.com/index.php
http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/ (School for International Training)
http://www.studyabroad.com/
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/ (study or work abroad)

Work/ Internship Opportunities:
http://www.bunac.org/ (Working Adventures Worldwide)
http://www.calltoserve.org/
http://www.fsdinternational.org/ (Foundation for Sustainable Development)
http://www.globalyouthconnect.org/ (international human rights training programs)
http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?
http://www.ptpi.org/ (People to People International internships)
http://www.tefl.com/ (English language teaching abroad)
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/ (study or work abroad)
http://worldteach.org/

Last Updated 6/26/14

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