External Scholarships and Grants

 The following are scholarship opportunities that have been brought to our attention to pass along further to students. If you know of a scholarship that can be added below, please email GoAbroad@mso.umt.edu with details.

 

ISEP funding and resources:

  • ISEP Founders Fellowship -- Students are eligible for this fellowship if they are from any ISEP member university and have demonstrated financial need. The ISEP Founders Fellowship focuses on language learning in a host culture.
  • ISEP Community Scholarships -- Students are eligible for this scholarship if they are from any ISEP member university and have demonstrated financial need. The ISEP Community Scholarship supports ISEP's mission of extending access and affordability of study abroad to all students in the university consortium.
  • Annette Kade Scholarship -- Students are eligible for this scholarship if they are a student an ISEP member university in the U.S. and are planning to study in French or German at a member institution in Austria, France, Germany, Reunion Island or Switzerland. These scholarships are available to students with a demonstrated financial need and an expressed interest in learning French or German while studying abroad.
  • Scholarships from ISEP member institutions -- Several members of the ISEP network offer institutional scholarships to incoming international students that are open to students on ISEP programs.
  • Outside scholarships and financial resources -- ISEP also offers guidance about scholarships and financial resources administered by outside entities.

 

Phi Kappa Phi Award:

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 May 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021 are eligible.

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

DIWC Scholarship:

DIWC Scholarship: The Diverse International Women Of Color Summer 2021 Study Abroad Scholarship is intended to assist women of color who are exceptional in their studies and in need of financial assistance to study abroad.

DIWC will award (5) $500 scholarships to women of color who have been accepted to a In-Person Summer 2021 Study Abroad Program.

DIWC will award (2) $250 scholarships to women of color who have been accepted to a Virtual Summer 2021 Study Abroad Program.

Important Dates to remember:

Application Period: March 1, 2021 to May 1, 2021
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Notification of Awards: June 14, 2021
Distribution of Awards: June 21, 2021

 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS):

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). 

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

Freeman-ASIA:

Freeman- ASIA The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad 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.

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

Make our Planet Great Again:

Make Our Planet Great Again Grants & FundingMake Our Planet Great Again is a call to students to mobilize and join France to lead the fight against global warming. Awards grants to pursue a master's degree in France (1 or 2 years), co-financing of PhD programs in France (3 years), co-financing of postdoctoral research contracts (1 to 2 years), & funding of short research stays (14 days to 5 months) for PhD students.

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

The Fund for Education Abroad:

The Fund for Education Abroad: STA Travel Start the Adventure Scholarship is available for students who plan to study abroad during the Summer 2020 semester, Fall 2020 semester, and Academic Year 2020-2021, for a minimum of 4 weeks or more. Scholarships are available for students who are currently enrolled at University of Montana. Preference is given to students who demonstrate financial need, are first-generation college students, or of minority background.

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

Fulbright Scholarship:

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.

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

Gilman Scholarship:

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.

For assistance, contact the campus representative, Marja Unkuri-Chaudhry, at marja.unkuri-chaudhry@umontana.edu; (406) 243-2296.

For additional assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

WSA's Cultural Bridge Scholarship:

WSA’s Cultural Bridge Scholarship: WSA’s Cultural Bridge Scholarship was designed to help defray the cost of the international student experience, and $500 is distributed to worthy applicants three times a year (Spring/Summer/Fall semesters).

For assistance, please contact:

Kylla Benes
Director of Prestigious Scholarships
Davidson Honors College, University of Montana
Office: DHC 116
Phone: 406-243-5241
Email: kylla.benes@umontana.edu

 

Richard Drake Writing Award:

The Richard Drake Writing Award honors excellence in writing in the humanities in the College of Humanities and Sciences, and is awarded to one undergraduate and one graduate student per year. Papers focusing on history, literature, philosophy, religion, politics and the classics are considered. Papers are judged on the basis of excellence in writing, imagination in research, and force of argument.

The application should include a letter of recommendation from the UM faculty member in whose class you wrote the paper. The letter of recommendation should include an overview of the assignment and a sense of what stood out in regards to the paper. Please have the faculty email the letter of recommendation to humanities.institute@mso.umt.edu by April 1.

Apply Here:http://hs.umt.edu/hi/students/submit.php

 Deadline: April 1, 2021