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.
Awards for Summer Intensive Language Program French students to help offset costs. The application letter should be written by the student him- or herself, 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), email@example.com
Americorps Segal Award
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.
Gap Year Scholarships
A number of different scholarships for youth on a gap year.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.
- List of various scholarships for Hispanic students awarding up to $7,000 in funding.
Davis Fellows for Peace
Full tuition, room, and board scholarships for 10 qualified Summer Intensive Language Program students.
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 schools 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.