Scholarships for Study Abroad
Boren Scholarships (formerly NSEP) are available for students studying less commonly taught languages and area/international studies. See http://www.borenawards.org/ for more information.
The Bridging Scholarship program awards scholarships to American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. In addition, Morgan Stanley Japan will award two $7,500 scholarships to undergraduate students who will be studying abroad in Japan during the 2010-2011 academic year and who have an interest in economics and international finance. Both of these scholarship programs can be found at the website of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese.
The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship provides awards for study abroad, for US citizens who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application. More information: www.iie.org/gilman.
Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship - The Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) sponsors the Monbukagakusho Scholarship to enable foreign students from 160 countries to study Japanese language and culture at the undergraduate level: http://www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/monbusho.html
Rotary Foundation Scholarships are available for junior-year study abroad; however, applications for these have to be prepared nearly two years in advance. More information: www.rotary.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho.
CET Academic Programs offers limited financial assistance for study in Asia for students from colleges and universities other than Middlebury. Each semester several thousands of dollars in scholarhships are awarded. Please visit CET-Academic Programs for further information.
Specific scholarships are available for students of color: http://studyabroad.msu.edu/people/studentsofcolor/index.html
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Open to full-time undergraduate students at US colleges and universities planning to study a summer, a semester or the academic year in Germany. Students must have at least junior standing. For more information on this undergraduate fellowship please contact DAAD: www.daad.org/
The 'Remembrance and Future' scholarship for students in Berlin This scholarship is designed to promote international understanding, the interests of survivors of the Nazi regime, student exchange, social justice, the reminder of the threat of totalitarian systems and tyranny, and the international cooperation in humanitarian matters. It is open to students from Middle and Eastern European countries, the GUS/CIS-States, Israel and the USA whose relatives were victims of the Nazi regime.
Scholarship Resource Network Express-contains a database of over 8,000 programs. www.collegeboard.com
Choose "Paying for College" on the home page, then "Scholarship Search" under "Finding Scholarships and Financial Aid" to find funds from more than 2,000 scholarships, internships and loan programs.