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Explore these external scholarship opportunities to help fund your summer of language learning. Check out your alma mater or current institution to learn about additional funding options!

A. Doak Barnett Memorial Essay Contest

Awards for graduate students of Sino-American relations.

Alliance Française

Awards for Summer Intensive Language Program French students to help offset costs. The application letter should be written by the student and include a detailed description of the student’s funding needs and reasons for pursuing French language studies. The letter should not exceed one page and should be sent electronically to Clarissa Eagle, French SILP coordinator, ceagle@miis.edu. Deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.

AmeriCorps Education Award (Segal)

Summer scholarships for those who have completed a term of national service in approved AmeriCorps programs.

Boren Scholarship/Fellowship Domestic Funding

Recipients of the Boren Fellowship are eligible for domestic funding for summer intensive language study. The funding is limited to the summer immediately before the applicant's proposed program overseas.

California Language Teachers' Associations (CLTA) Scholarships and Awards

Awards for language teachers in California who are CLTA members.

Davis Fellows for Peace

Full tuition, room, and board scholarships for 10 qualified Summer Intensive Language Program students. Deadline was March 1, 2018.

Gap Year Scholarships

Information on a number of different scholarships for youth on a gap year.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Scholarships

Many different scholarships and awards for a variety of students.

NEA Learning and Leadership Grants

Professional development grants for educators.

"Inspire Our Future" Scholarship

Scholarship from Teacher.org for students enrolled in an education-related degree.

QFI Arabic Study Awards

Awards for high school and undergraduate students who intend to study Arabic.

Qatar Foundation International Teacher Fellowships

Teacher Fellowship grants for current or prospective K–12 teachers to become certified in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language.