Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer approximately 1,500 teaching assistant positions in French primary and secondary schools as well as in various French teaching colleges in all regions of France. This is a unique opportunity to spend seven to nine months in France with a monthly stipend, have a privileged insight into contemporary France, master the French language through linguistic immersion, and gain valuable teaching experience. Recipients will be expected to teach 12 hours of English conversation classes per week. Recipients will be paid about 952 Euros each month (about 1,200 USD). Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or have a Green Card); have spent their high school years in the United States; be between the ages of 20 and 30 as of October 1 of the year in which they wish to go to France; be currently pursuing their third year of university or have already attained a college degree; and be proficient in French. The application deadline is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Teaching Assistant Program in the Embassy of France by e-mail at [email protected]. or contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Fellows in the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship Program teach English conversation, American studies, and literature abroad for one year in Argentina, Belgium/Luxembourg, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Korea, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Taiwan, and Turkey. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen; hold at least a bachelor's degree at the time of the award; and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. No previous coursework in a school of education is required. The Fulbright ETA campus deadline is in mid-August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail [email protected] to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.

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The Fulbright Grant provides one year of academic study or independent research in one of 100 nations. The study should be at the post-baccalaureate or graduate level. Recipients receive a stipend, round-trip travel, university expenses, and health insurance for one academic year abroad. To be eligible, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, hold at least a bachelor's degree at the time of the award, and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. The campus deadline is in early August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail [email protected] to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.

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The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program offers grants to undergraduate students, who are U.S. citizens and have limited financial means, to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. This scholarship provides $5,000 to fund a study abroad program of the student's choice. Award amounts depend on the length of the program chosen. Eligible students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and be studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country. The application deadline is in early April. Please see the scholarship website for more details. Interested candidates may contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an advising appointment.

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Graduate Merit Scholarship provides a limited number of merit scholarships to highly qualified candidates, from universities throughout the world, to attend the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Rothberg International School offers Master's degrees in: The Bible and the Ancient Near East; Community Leadership and Philanthropy Studies; Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; and Israeli Society and Politics. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for two years. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and have completed their Bachelor's degree by the time the grant begins. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information please see the scholarship website.

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The Inter-American Press Association Scholarship is for young journalists and journalism school graduates. The scholarship allows U.S. and Canadian scholars to spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized U.S. or Canadian journalism school. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Applicants must be journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Some opporunities require three years of professional journalism. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This scholarship has an application deadline of eary March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training at the advanced level in Japanese. Training focuses on development of the ability to converse in Japanese on specialized subjects, to comprehend and deliver public presentations, and to read and write materials in Japanese in order to function professionally in academia, business, government, and other fields. The Center admits up to 60 students a year who are graduate students enrolled in a degree program at a university or college, qualified undergraduates, college graduates who intend to enroll in a graduate program after completing Center training, or professionals already working in Japan-related fields who hold a degree or advanced degree; have demonstrated outstanding professional promise; have finished two years or more of college-level study of Japanese or the equivalent; and have obtained an acceptable score on the Inter-University Center Japanese Proficiency Test. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please see the Center's website.

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training in Japanese designed to bring each participant to a level of proficiency sufficient for academic or professional use. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. Admission to the IUC is based on the student's academic qualifications and professional goals and is entirely independent of financial considerations. Application forms for the 10-month program are available on the program's website. For more information, please contact the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies at Stanford University by phone at 650-725-1490.

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The J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize provides a $2,000 stipend so that students can take an unpaid or low-paying internship in the field of public service. Students arrange their own internships in the US or abroad, preferably before submitting applications. Previous recipients have worked with youth in New York City, AIDS programs in India, literacy programs with Aboriginal programs in Australia, as well as other such projects in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and Europe. This award is open to undergraduate or graduate students working in public service with demonstrated experience in public service activities. Financial need is considered. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Killam Fellowship Program provides undergraduate students from select universities in Canada and the United States with the opportunity to spend one semester as an exchange student in their neighboring country. The fellowship has a cash value of $5,000 with potential for $10,000 with demonstrated financial need. Students are expected to maintain enrollment in their home university and attend the host university as an exchange student. Approximately twenty full scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, a candidate must be a citizen of the United States, full-time undergraduate, eligible to participate in an international exchange program according to the regulations at his/her home institution, fluent in English, demonstrate superior academic achievements, be free of significant recent experience in the host country, complete all steps of the application process prior to the published deadlines, and be nominated by his/her university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline of mid-November. If you are interested in applying for this fellowship, please complete the Merit Awards Profile. For more information or to schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854.

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