Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines Approaching
Prestigious and generous scholarships and fellowships are available for students interested in careers in foreign service and foreign affairs.
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program offers up to $40,000 annually for academic expenses for both undergraduate study (last year of undergraduate and first year of graduate study) and graduate study (first and second year of graduate study) plus paid internships with the US State Department (domestic and abroad). Fellows are obligated to serve at least five years as a Foreign Service Officer. Early applications due in mid-December. Final application deadlines are January 24, 2014 for undergraduate awards and February 7, 2014 for graduate awards. See woodrow.org/pickering for more information.
The Boren Awards – Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study. Funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. Undergraduate scholarships offer up to $20,000 per academic year to study abroad, and graduate fellowships offer up to $30,000 for both domestic and overseas study. Boren Scholars and Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. Undergraduate scholarship applications are due on February 5, 2014, and graduate fellowship applications are due on January 28, 2014. See www.borenawards.org for more information.
Many Other Study Abroad Scholarships. See http://www.csuchico.edu/studyabroad/moneymatters/scholarships.shtml
Jennifer Gruber, Coordinator, Office of International Education, for the Boren Awards and other study abroad scholarships – firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Diana Dwyre, Department of Political Science, for Pickering and Boren Awards – email@example.com