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There is no doubt that traveling to another country and studying abroad is going to be expensive, however there are many resources and scholarships available to help you pay for your experience of a lifetime...

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The Star of the West International Summer Scholarship is a one time grant of up to $7,500 to support the academic enrichment of cadets whose project proposals present a clear connection between the summer experience and their goals after graduation. Special consideration is accorded to applicants pursuing highly competitive awards for graduate study, such as Fulbright, Marshall, Rhodes, or Truman scholarships. Particularly distinguished recipients may be invited to apply for a second or third grant. Eligible for the Star of the West International Summer Scholarship are rising cadet sophomores, juniors, and seniors posting a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Applicants must submit a narrative proposal, detailed budget, and two letters of recommendation from a faculty member. Application instructions.

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunitiesfor U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Will pay up to $8,000 for Summers and $10,000 for Semester Terms abroad.

This pays living expenses for a student to live in a foreign country of his or her choosing for a year. Applicants are required to develop a statement of proposed study to justify their travel to the selected country. Individual countries have specific and varying requirements for their Fulbright participants. Applicants should study these requirements carefully; a detailed list can be obtained from Dr. Rhodes. A 3.3 GPA or so is required; approximately 650 awards are made annually.

FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.

This pays part-to-all fees associated with a study-abroad program for the summer, for one semester, or for an academic year. Applicants should intend a career international in scope, with some government service required. Preference will be given to applications for study in areas of the world deemed critical to national security.

Undergraduates and graduate students interested in studying abroad for an academic year, 3-6 months, or up to three years may apply. Candidates must possess some proficiency in the language of the country in which they wish to study. Applicants must be citizens of a country in which there is a Rotary Club, and must study in a country where Rotary exists. Provides tuition, books, travel, room, board. Students apply through a Rotary Club in the area of their permanent residence or in the area where they attend school. Deadlines: vary, as set by local districts.

Study and research in Germany: undergraduate and graduate awards. Should have a good command of the German language. Open to all fields, except medicine. Grant dollar amounts vary according to time spent ($3,000 to $7,000).

Only available for students receiving federal Pell Grant funding. Awards up to $5,000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.

One academic year of graduate study in Ireland. No restrictions on academic field of study. Covers: living expenses, tuition and books.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or college of applied sciences, and a five-month internship in a participant's career field. Deadline: 1 Dec.
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Project GO (Global Officers) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.

AIFS Scholarships & Grants

Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.
To apply for one of the AIFS Study Abroad scholarships below, complete the appropriate application form and send it to your Admissions Officer along with all required supplemental materials as listed on the form. Completed scholarship applications can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to your Admissions Officer, but must be received (or postmarked if mailed) by the stated deadline.

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