Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships Program
This program provides academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.
Deadline: This program operates on a four-year grant cycle. The next competition is in FY 2018.
Value: Annual annual graduate fellowship: $33,000. Average summer fellowship: $7,500
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. Institutions conduct competitions to select eligible undergraduate students and graduate students to receive fellowships. Students are eligible for fellowships if they are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S.
Major: Foreign languages or related international studies areas
The Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians was established in 1932 under the terms of the will of Frank Huntington Beebe, a Boston philanthropist interested in music. The purpose of the Fund is to provide fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe.
Value: The Fund provides financial support for round trip transportation, living and other expenses. An all-inclusive grant of $22,000 will be offered. Fellowships are for one year and are generally not renewable.
Eligibility: Fellowships are awarded to musicians at the outset of their professional lives, for whom this would be the first extended period of study abroad. Applicants must demonstrate a solid base of accomplishment in order to be considered and are generally not older than their mid-20s. A strong, well-planned project of study that will enhance the applicant's life in music must be proposed. Enrollment in a school or university is not required unless such study is an essential part of the project.
Major: Music-Composition, Performance
Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
The aim of this fellowship is to introduce students to the Austrian, Virginian, and Bloomington schools of political economy as academic foundations for pursuing contemporary policy analysis. The total award of up to $5,000 includes a stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Bastiat Fellows are eligible to apply for conference and research support. They can also re-apply to the fellowship each year of their studies.
Eligibility: Applicants who meet these criteria are eligible:
Students that will be enrolled in an accredited graduate program during the upcoming academic year.
Students that are able to commit to traveling during 6 weekends for colloquia during the upcoming academic year.
Students that have an interest in public policy and Mercatus’ approach to research and outreach in the ongoing debates on public policy.
Major: Any field, but especially economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Office
Freeman-ASIA supports 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.Upon their return from study abroad, award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States.
Deadline: Early March
Value: Summer (up to $3,000); Semester (up to $5,000); Academic year (up to $7,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduates on financial aid with minimum of 2.8 GPA who will be studying abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Must have little or no previous experience in country where plan to study.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Category: Financial Need | International
Nomination: Application must be certified by Study Abroad Office and Financial Aid Office
Fulbright- Full Grants for English Teaching Apprenticeship (ETA)
U.S. Department of State funded; largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools world wide.English Teaching Assistants apply to teach English in a foreign country.
Value: Round trip transportation, limited health benefits, living expenses based on your host country
Eligibility: senior undergraduate or graduate student; language ability requirements differ for each country
U.S. Department of State funded; largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools world wide. Study/Research grants are for conducting study/research in one country for one academic year
Value: Round trip transportation, limited health benefits, living expenses based on your host country, and some full grants include book and research allowances, mid-term enrichment activities in many countries or world regions, full or partial tuition, etc
Eligibility: Graduating senior or graduate of college; graduate students; U.S. citizenship; language requirements vary by country
Fogarty has partnered with the Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, to promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings for both medical or graduate student fellows and postdoctoral scholars.
Eligibility: US citizenship; medical or graduate student (fellows); those who have received a PhD or other appropriate terminal degree within the past five years (postdoc) scholars); may only apply to one country
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
This program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.
Deadline: Typically May; dates for 2017 have not yet been announced
Value: Average fellowship is approximately $33,000, covering travel expenses, maintenance and dependents allowances depending on cost of living in host country, research expenses, health/accident insurance premiums.
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. Graduate students in doctoral programs in the fields of non-Western European foreign languages and area studies must apply through the institutions in which they are enrolled. Eligible students must be planning a teaching career in the U.S. upon graduation.
Students are eligible to receive a fellowship if they are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S.
Major: Non-Western European foreign languages and area studies
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: Yes. Must apply through institution. Contact the Fellowships Office.
The Alvan T. - Viola D. Fuller - American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellowships offer undergraduate students from New England an opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators for 10 weeks during the summer. Upon selection, fellows are placed in labs at leading New England research institutions, such as teaching hospitals, universities, and medical schools, and given a $4,500 stipend.
Applicants must be permanent residents of New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT) and enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program anywhere in the country; seniors and juniors are eligible, and preference is given to those with advanced science/public health course work; lab skill and interest in research are prerequisites; and minority students and students with American Cancer Society volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with the Office
15 scholarships of up to $5000 available for approved study abroad programs lasting four weeks or longer. 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. General scholarships available, as well as several special designation scholarships, including one for students in the New England area.
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.; applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution; study abroad program must run for a minimum of 4 weeks in country; be committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but suggested to work with Fellowships Office