DAAD RISE Professional Germany
The DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Professional Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for Master's and Ph.D. students from North America, Great Britain, and Ireland. Summer internships are conducted at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry. tudents are matched with doctoral students and researchers at German institutions, who serve as their mentors. Students receive a monthly living stipend and a travel allowance for the 3-dy RISE meeting in Heidelberg.
DAAD German Exchange Service
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. The DAAD supports more than 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the globe each year. DAAD scholarships are aimed primarily at graduates, doctoral students, and postdocs. The scholarships usually consist of tuition fees, a monthly living stipend, and a flat-rate travel allowance. In many cases, health, accident, and personal liability insurance is covered.
NOTE: DAAD provides a wealth of different scholarships. Interested students should consult the DAAD website to find scholarship and internship programs available to you.
DAAD RISE Germany
The DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from North America, Great Britain, and Ireland. Students are matched with doctoral students and researchers at German institutions, who serve as their mentors. Students receive a monthly living stipend and a travel allowance for the 3-day RISE meeting in Heidelberg.
James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program
The Junior Fellows Program provides opportunities for individuals to work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s senior associates. Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists, and government officials. The fellowship provides a paid full-time position for 1 year that pays approximately $40,000 with full benefits.
The Luce Scholarship provides funding for graduating seniors, graduate students, and young professionals who have had limited exposure to Asia or Asian studies. The scholarship provides Luce Scholars with the opportunity to gain new perspectives and cultural insights in host countries through immersive living and working experiences in Asia. The scholarship provides a living stipend and provides an immersion experience in Asia for an outstanding group of young Americans who would not otherwise have the opportunity to come to know Asia intimately. Placements can be made in the following countries or regions: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship supports U.S. students with financial need to study abroad or complete internships abroad. The scholarship includes up to $5,000 to cover tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, international airfare, passport and visa fees. Applicants who are studying a critical need language while abroad can apply for a supplemental award of up to $3,000.
The Schwarzman Scholarship provides graduate students with a greater knowledge of China through a rigorous and innovative Master’s of Global Affairs degree at Tsinghua University, one of country’s leading universities. The program seeks to build strong links between China and the rapidly changing world. The award covers tuition fees, room and board, a travel stipend, an in-country study tour, a living stipend, and a stipend for course books and supplies, health insurance.
Yenching Academy at Peking University
The Yenching Academy offers a highly customizable and interdisciplinary Master’s program in China Studies for English speakers with varied levels of Chinese language competency. The program is designed to cultivate leaders who will advocate for global progress and cultural understanding. The scholarship includes funding for tuition fees, accommodation, transportation, a travel stipend, and a living stipend for 1-2 years.
The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest and most prestigious international scholarship program, enabling young people from around the world to study any course at the University of Oxford. It allows graduating seniors with ambitious goals for their graduate and professional careers to study for 2 years in any discipline. Rhodes Scholars are chosen for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential leadership in their future careers. The scholarship covers tuition fees, a travel stipend, a living stipend, and international healthcare for 2 years. In some cases, the scholarship can be extended for a third year.
The Boren Fellowship provides funding for graduate students to obtain long-term linguistic and cultural immersion abroad. The scholarship provides up to $25,000 in funding to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Upon completion of the Boren Scholarship, you are obligated to work for the federal government in some capacity for one year after graduation.