American Association of Teachers of German summer seminar - Mit Deutsch in die Zukunft 

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AATG Summer Seminars

Award Details

This three-week seminar in Leipzig is designed for undergraduate students (6+ semesters) and graduate students planning a career teaching German, and new teachers with 3 years experience or less. The seminar will be conducted in German. Program costs, materials, and accommodations including breakfast, as well as a small travel stipend are provided. Participation is limited to 20 AATG members. 

Eligibility: 

Must become an AATG member and complete the application form. There is a $50 application fee.

Deadline: March 1 annually

 

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship (Study in Scandinavia) 

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American-Scandinavian Foundation

Award Details

This scholarship provides assistance for individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one more Scandinavian country for up to one year. 

Eligibility: 

Open to all majors, must be US citizens or permanent residents and have completed undergraduate education by the start of a project in Scandinavia.  

  • Applicants must have well-defined research, study or creative arts project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential
  • Team projects are eligible, but each member must apply as an individual, submitting a separate, fully-documented application
  • First priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received an ASF award. Only in exceptional cases will a third award be considered.

Deadline: November 1 annually, decisions announced April 15 

 

Amgen Scholars Program (Research) 

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Amgen Scholars

Award Details 

Awarded for selected undergraduate students to engage in hands-on research experience at many of the nation's premier educational institutions. Currently, 10 institutions in the US host the summer research program. Opportunities are also available to US students in Japan at Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo

Research Areas: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biopsychology, Biotechnology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Immunology, Medical Pharmacology, Microbiology, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Physiological Psychology, Physiological Science, Statistics, Toxicology 

Eligibility 

  • The US program is open to US citizens or permanent residents 
  • Undergraduate students enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States, Puerto Rico or other US territories
  • Sophomores (four quarters or three semesters of college experience), juniors or non-graduating seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue undergraduate studies)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above
  • An interest in pursuing a PhD or MD-PhD.

Deadline: February 1 annually 

 

 

Chateaubriand Fellowship (research in France) 

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Chateaubriand Fellowship

Award Details

This fellowship offered by the Embassy of France in the United States supports outstanding doctoral students who wish to conduct research in France for a period of 4-9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries.

There are two subprograms: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Health // Humanities & Social Sciences 

This year in support of the Make Our Planet Great Again Initiative launched by President Emmanual Macron, the Chateaubriand Program is offering additional fellowships for research projects related to Earth System Science, Climate Change and Sustainability, and Energy Transition. 

Eligibility: 

Applicants must be current doctoral students and enrolled in American universities (US citizenship is not required). For further information on eligibility, please view the requirements for each subprogram under How to Apply

Deadline: January 16, 2018 

 

DAAD: GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE

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Graduate Study Scholarships

Graduate Research Grants

Award Details 

Graduate: If you already hold a Bachelor’s degree from a US-American higher education institution and are looking to continue your education in Germany, DAAD offers opportunities from study stays, to longer research periods, as well as scholarship opportunities for full degrees.

Deadline

Varies. Please visit the DAAD website.

 

education new zealand Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Awards 

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Education New Zealand

Award Details 

Education New Zealand and New Zealand tertiary institutions are supporting Generation Study Abroad students with excellence and travel awards. There are three different scholarships available for semester study in New Zealand.

Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards (ENZTA)
As a country partner to the Generation Study Abroad initiative, Education New Zealand offers US$2,000 to help students fund their flight to New Zealand.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Universities Excellence Awards (NZUEA)
All eight (8) New Zealand Universities offer $500 Excellence Awards to US students studying for a semester at the universities.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Excellence Awards (NZITPEA)
Participating New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics offer $500 Excellence Awards to US students studying for a semester at an Institute of Technology/Polytechnic.

Eligibility 

  • Be a US Citizen or hold US Resident status
  • Be at least 18 years at the time of application
  • Be currently enrolled at a tertiary institution in the United States of America
  • Be enrolled at a New Zealand University or Institute of Technology or Polytechnic through a study abroad or exchange programme
  • Hold a minimum equivalent GPA of 3.0 in tertiary studies to date (4.0 scale)

Deadline: Applications accepted twice per year; see website for details 

 

Freeman-ASIA (Study in Asia) 

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Freeman-ASIA

Award Details 

U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Summer awards are up to $3,000, Quarter awards up to $5,000, and Academic Year awards up to $7,000.

Eligibility 

Open to all majors, for more on eligibility please see Freeman-ASIA Eligibility

Deadline: March (summer programs) // April (fall/academic year programs) 

 

fund for education abroad

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Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

Award Details 

The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.

FEA administers both general and dedicated scholarships. Applicants are automatically considered for all available scholarships (general and dedicated) based on answers provided in the online application. 

Eligibility 

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible)

  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s home institution

  • Study abroad program must be at least 4 weeks (28 days) in country/countries

  • More information here

Deadline: Application opens July 2019 for programs in Spring 2020

 

Killam Fellowship for undergraduate study in canada (Open competition)

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Killam Fellowship 

Award Details 

The Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in Canada. See Award Provisions.

Eligibility 

All American applicants for the Killam Fellowships Program must be U.S. citizens; full-time undergraduate students in good standing at a fully accredited degree granting college or university in the United States; have met the eligibility requirements of their home university (as they relate to the participation in international exchange programs); be fluent in the English language (and/or French, where appropriate);have a superior and competitive academic record; complete the application process prior to the published deadlines.

Deadline:  January 31 annually

 

Payne Fellowship (Graduate Study)

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www.paynefellowships.org 

Award Details 

Awarded for two year graduate degree programs relevant to the work of the USAID Foreign Service. 

Majors: International Development 

Eligibility 

  • Applicants must be US citizens 
  • Applications must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program at a US university. They can be in the senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June, or they can be college graduates. 
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application. 

Deadline: January annually 

 

Pickering Fellowship

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Pickering Fellowship Program

Award Details 

Awarded to undergraduate candidates for up to $37,500 annually to cover situation, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies and the first year of a master's program in fields related to Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Awardees participate in two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, DC and one overseas at a US embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation, and housing for these internships. Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service is offered to those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements. 

The Pickering Fellowship is one of the State Department's premier recruitment programs aimed at increasing diversity among US Foreign Service officers. The Fellowship is deigned to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the US Department of State. Women and members of minority groups who are historically underrepresented in Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. It is a competitive program with an obligation of five years Foreign Service work after graduation. 

Eligibility 

At the end of the application, candidates must be in the junior year of undergraduate studies or seeking admission to enter a two-year graduate program. Candidates must hae a GPA average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be a US citizen. 

Deadline: January annually 

 

Rotary Global Grant Scholarship (Graduate Study)

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Global Grant Scholarship

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Award Details

Awarded for one to four academic years of international graduate-level coursework. 

Majors: Peace studies, conflict resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development. 

Eligibility 

  • Open to US and non-US citizens
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a peace-related field 
  • Demonstrate professional and/or academic success in peace-related field and clear goals for advancing in the field 
  • Intention to maintain a relationship with Rotary beyond the scholarship period 
  • Admission to a master's or equivalent program for study in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, Economic and community development

Deadline: January annually 

 

US-Japan Council Watanabe study abroad scholarship (Study in Japan) 

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The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Schoalrship Program

Award Details

The Toshizo Watanabe Endowed Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in either the United States or Japan.

Eligibility: 

The scholarship will be awarded to college/university students who meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. or Japanese citizens
  • Currently in good academic standing at an accredited college or university in either the United States or Japan
  • Has applied, been accepted or plans to apply to a college/university or approved academic center outside of their home country as part of a credit-bearing course of study
  • Demonstrates financial need for international study (i.e. Without financial assistance or support, would not be able to study abroad)
  • (Preferred) Applicants who have been raised by a single parent or who have lost both parents
  • (Preferred) Applicants without significant international travel or study experience
  • (Preferred) First in family to attend/graduate from college (i.e. first-generation)
  • (Priority) The priority for the scholarship is undergraduates who are studying abroad for a year or less. Graduate students and international degree-seeking students may also apply, however the maximum amount of an award is $25,000 for one year. 

Deadline: February annually