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Fellowships for Studying Abroad

For Graduating Seniors

American-Berlin Scholarship
Sponsored by The Opera Foundation, the scholarship gives young American singers between the ages of 18 and 30 the opportunity to study (post-graduate) and perform at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

See http://www.operafoundation.org/schol.htm

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.

Cambridge-NIH Research Scholars Program
An interdisciplinary program designed to train outstanding students in various areas of biomedical research leading to a PhD awarded by Cambridge. Up to six individuals are awarded a stipend of $23,100 per year.

See http://gpp.nih.gov/Applicants/ProspectiveStudents/Cambridge.

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://www.cdsintl.org/cbyx/index.htm.

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

English Program in Korea (EPIK)
Seeks to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to develop cultural exchanges, and to reform teaching methodologies in English through teaching assistantships for native English speakers.

See http://epik.knue.ac.kr/index.asp.

Erasmus Mundus
Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses are high-quality study programs at master’s level offered by a consortium of at least three European higher education institutions. Scholarships are available. See http://ec.europa.eu/education/programmes/mundus/student/index_en.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

French Government Teaching Assistantship
For graduates proficient in French who wish to teach English conversation classes in primary and secondary schools and IUFMs in all regions of France.

See http://www.frenchculture.org/spip.php?rubrique424&tout=ok

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/.

German Chancellor Scholarship
Provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study or research for students from any profession or field of study who show outstanding potential for future leadership. Applicants are expected to have established contact with a mentor in Germany before submitting an application.

See http://www.americanfriends-of-avh.org/programs_and_services/german_chancellor.html.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Scholarships
The scholarship covers a one-year study enrollment, a monthly stipend, and an accompanying program of social and cultural activities throughout the year. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply.

See http://www.daad.de/deutschland/foerderung/stipendiendatenbank/
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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/.

Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Defrays the cost of advanced study in America or abroad in art, theatre, music or architecture. See http://faa.illinois.edu/files/kateNealKinley.pdf

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/.

Mitchell Scholarship
Supports one year of graduate study in any discipline offered at an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Promotes and encourages interest of the next generation of American leaders in the island of Ireland. You may apply for this award after graduation. Requires university endorsement.

See the Fellowships Office and http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=34.

National Security Education Program (NSEP) National Language Flagship Program
Seeks to produce university graduates, across disciplines, with a “superior” (3) level of proficiency is languages critical to US national security. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian.

See http://borenawards.org/the_language_flagship.

NSEP Boren Graduate Fellowships
Enable US students applying to graduate degree programs in a college/university within the US to pursue specialization in area and language study critical to US national security. Fellows must be willing to enter into a federal government service agreement.

See http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship

Oxford-NIH Scholars in Biomedical Research Program
An interdisciplinary program designed to train outstanding students in various areas of biomedical research leading to a PhD awarded by Oxford. Up to six individuals are awarded a stipend of $23,100 per year.

See http://gpp.nih.gov/applicants/ProspectiveStudents/Oxford.

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.

Rotary World Peace Fellowship
Offers individuals committed to peace and cooperation the opportunity to pursue a two-year master’s degree in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution at one of the seven Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution.

See http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/RotaryCentersForInternationalStudies/Pages/ridefault.aspx

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship
Funds one year of graduate study in the visual fine arts and music in Paris.

See http://www.feusa.org/index.php?page=harriet

SEE ALSO:
Study Abroad:
http://www.aasianst.org/grants/main.htm (Asian Studies grants and fellowships)
http://www.beyondtourism.com/
http://www.britishcouncil.org/usa-educationuk-scholarships.htm (UK study and funding)
http://www.cdsintl.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.naisa.com/
(North American Institute for Study Abroad)
http://www.oead.ac.at/_english/austria/index.html (Austrian Exchange Service)
http://www.scotlandscholarship.com/
http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/ (School for International Training)
http://www.studyabroad.com/
http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/ (Study abroad programs and scholarships)
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/ (study or work abroad)

Work/ Internship Opportunities:
http://www.bunac.org/ (Working Adventures Worldwide)
http://www.calltoserve.org/
http://www.cdsintl.org/ (fellowships and internships abroad)
http://www.ciee.org/ (study or work abroad)
http://www.coolworks.com/ (seasonal jobs)
http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/NNEMS/index.html (EPA internships)
http://www.fsdinternational.org/ (Foundation for Sustainable Development)
http://www.globalyouthconnect.org/ (international human rights training programs)
http://www.idealist.org/ (international volunteering and service)
http://www.libertyguide.com/jobs/
http://lanic.utexas.edu/enlace/ (Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment) http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/index.php?action=cMain.showFellowships (Library of Congress)
http://www.metmuseum.org/education/er_internship.asp (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
http://www.nonprofitjobs.org/
http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?
http://www.ptpi.org/ (People to People International internships)
http://www.si.edu/ofg/ (research and study at the Smithsonian)
http://www.tefl.com/ (English language teaching abroad)
http://www.theihs.org/internship_programs/id.329/default.asp (Koch Summer Fellow Programs in DC)
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/ (study or work abroad)
http://worldteach.org/

Travel:
http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs/143138.htm (Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship)

Last Updated 2/9/12