Outside Scholarships and Grants
The scholarships listed below are administered by outside entities. Please visit the relevant organization’s website for more information and to apply.
- Phi Kappa Phi award: Undergraduates with a GPA of 3.75 or above and have been accepted to a study abroad program that takes place between May1, 2013, and June 30, 2014 are eligible to apply. Deadline is April 1, 2013. Contact Laure Pengelly Drake, Director of External Scholarships and Advising, DHC 102, 243-2541 for assistance.
- The Adell & Handcock Fund Scholarships: No scholarships available for 2012-2013. Please check back in the future.
Boren Scholarship and Fellowships: Awards up to $20,000 from National Security Education Program for undergraduate and graduate level students for studying abroad for semester, academic year, or summer outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Boren Scholarships are for undergraduate students and Boren Fellowships are for graduate students. The scholarships are awarded with preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security. All scholarship recipients must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. Undergraduate-level students need to follow the on-campus review process described below. There is no campus review for graduate-level students and your online application is due by January 31, 2013.
- By the 1/29/2013 deadline, submit your online application and the following hard copy materials to International Programs in the International Center: 2-3 references, official transcripts from all universities or colleges attended, one page study abroad program description for organized study abroad programs OR two letters of support for direct enrollment/individually arranged study (one from the home and host institution), language self-assessment, and language proficiency form (optional).
- Campus Review: A time will be set up for your application's campus review between 1/30/2013-2/1/2013. International programs will notify applicants of the review time and location.
- Bridging Scholarship: A $2,500 - $4,000 scholarship from the U.S. Japan Foundation for students studying abroad in Japan for a semester or academic year.
Critical Languages Scholarship: A program of United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks in Arabic, Persian (Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels), Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu (Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels), and Chinese, Japanese, and Russian (Intermediate and advanced levels).
Fulbright: Grants from the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, for individually designed study/research projects on English Teaching Assistantships.
Gilman Scholarships: Awards up to $5,000 from the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, for students receiving a Federal Pell Grant and studying abroad for semester, academic year, or summer. Students studying a critical need language are eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement.
Going-to-the-Sun Grants: Awards up to $5,000 to support Montanans between the ages of 18 and 25 as they explore the word.
IIEPassport online scholarship search engine: search for many scholarship opportunities at this one website.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants: Designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.