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Boren Scholarship
Deadline: 01-24-2024

The Boren Scholarship provides funding for undergraduate 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 both critical to U.S. interests and are underrepresented in study abroad programs, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Upon completion of the Boren Fellowship, you are obligated to work for the federal government in some capacity for 1 year after graduation.

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Critical Language Scholarship
Deadline: 11-12-2024

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) is one of the most competitive scholarships in the U.S. and the most prestigious language program for U.S. citizens. It provides fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for 8-10 weeks for undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students. The program takes place in a country where the critical language is spoken. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers. The scholarship covers travel between the U.S., Washington D.C., and the CLS program country, visa application fees, language instruction, room and board, program-sponsored travel, U.S. academic credit, Oral Proficiency Interview language assessment and all entrance fees for program activities.

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George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Deadline: 08-28-2023

The Mitchell Scholarship is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service. The award provides tuition fees, accommodations, a living stipend, and an international travel stipend for a 1-year Master's degree in any discipline in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Deadline: 09-06-2023

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards grants to support study, research, or English teaching abroad in more than 140 countries. Fulbright applicants can propose self-designed study/research projects, participate in established research projects or serve as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). Funding is also available for specialized Fulbright Programs such as the Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship and the Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health.

The award covers funding including a living stipend, a travel stipend for round-trip transportation to the host country, accident and sickness health benefits for a full academic year. In some cases, funding may also cover a stipend for books and research, full or partial tuition, language study program, pre-departure and in-country orientations, and mid-term enrichment activities.

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Marshall Scholarship
Deadline: 08-28-2023

The Marshall Scholarship funds young Americans to study for (a) Master's degree(s) in any field at any university in the United Kingdom. The scholarship allows scholars to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and ways of life, while establishing a long-lasting tie between people of Britain and the U.S. The Marshall Scholarship is either 1 or 2 years and covers tuition fees, books, a thesis grant, research, daily travel, and fares to and from the U.S.

Note: You can apply for the following programs:

  • One 1-year Master's degree program
  • Two 1-year Master's degree programs*
  • One 2 year Master's degree program*

*Preferred programs

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Deadline: 10-09-2024

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards that provide tuition fees and a living stipend for any field of graduate study and research at the University of Cambridge. The scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded to citizens of any country outside of the United Kingdom.

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Churchill Scholarship
Deadline: 08-28-2023

The Churchill Scholarship offers American students of exceptional the ability to pursue graduate studies (Master’s degree) in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics for 9-12 months at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge. The scholarships are highly competitive and cover tuition fees, living expenses, and travel expenses.

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