A program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages. The selection process is administered by American Councils for International Education with awards approved by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural [...]
A yearlong fellowship to study and intern in Germany, is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in vocational, technical, engineering, business, agricultural, and scientific fields. Students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad opportunities are especially encouraged to apply. The CBYX program annually provides 75 participants with two months of [...]
Since 1980, SEO has provided underrepresented college students of color (Black, Hispanic, Native American) with paid, summer internships in competitive industries. Through training, mentoring, networking, and support, over 75% of eligible interns have received full-time offers after graduation. Internships are available in all fields. Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors graduating in December are eligible to apply. [...]
Established in 2010 under the leadership of William M. Webster, IV ’79 on behalf of himself and other alumni and friends of John M. Evans, is a permanently endowed fund at Washington & Lee University dedicated to encouraging and enabling W&L students to take advantage of international experiences regardless of financial circumstances. Enhanced international opportunities [...]
A summer internship program for undergraduate students (sophomore and above) from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 [...]
For more than a century, AAUW has helped more than 10,000 women from more than 130 countries break through barriers and pursue their dreams of obtaining graduate degrees or making an impact in their communities. Fellowship and grant recipients undergo a highly competitive selection process. Academic excellence, commitment to improving the human condition, and the promise of continued impact are cornerstones of the rigorous criteria. Respected scholars, researchers, teachers, and practitioners review the fellowship and grant applications. These reviewers are either experts in specialized fields of study or community leaders who recognize the power of collaboration at the local level. Select a link below to learn more about the criteria, application process, and deadlines for each of AAUW’s five fellowship and grant programs.
A prize of $2,000 will be awarded to one or more college or university students involved in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference will be given applicants who have already found such a position, but who require additional funds.
NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.
Three types of scholarships are offered: Academic-Year, Multi-Year, and short-term Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.