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Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (Freeman Asia Grant)

Eligibility: The UGA Office of International Education was recently awarded $200,000 from the Freeman Foundation to provide grants for professional experience in Southeast Asia. The primary objective of this grant is to fund internships (preferably related to their career goals), however a small subset of grants can be used to fund students applying to study abroad programs with an internship component. Currently enrolled UGA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible. Internships/Volunteer opportunities MUST last for a minimum of 4 weeks and MUST earn academic credit. There is no maximum limit on internship/volunteer duration. Internships/volunteer program MUST be conducted in Southeast Asia. You MUST be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Amount: The award amount for this grant is up to $5000 per student.

Deadline: Rolling application deadline. Applications will be reviewed upon completion. Please apply at least one month in advance of your internship start date. Each student may only submit one application.

Preference is given to students traveling to Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, but scholarships may be considered for students interning in other countries within Asia, as well.

Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Application Form

Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) Japan Bridging

Eligibility: Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad. Their study in Japan must last for at least 3 months and must earn credit that will transfer to their home campus in the US. Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible to apply.

Amount: Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs).

Deadline: Application materials are due in the Fall for Spring programs and vice-versa.

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China Scholarship Council

Eligibility: Scholarship resources for study in China

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IIE Freeman-Asia Award

Eligibility: Through the Institute of International Education, the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

*Please note, this is a separate award from the Asia-Georgia Internship

Deadlines: Late February/early March for Summer programs, early April for Fall/Academic Year programs

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Modern Languages Scholarship

Eligibility: The Modern Languages Scholarship Fund was established in 1976 to provide scholarship money for students majoring in modern foreign languages. The competition is limited to full-time undergraduate students whose declared majors are in the Department of Romance Languages or Foreign Language Education in Romance Languages.

Amount: Normally four awards of approximately $300 granted to students in study abroad programs in Summer or Fall.

Deadline: April 2

Contact: Dr. Stacey Casado, Head, Department of Romance Languages, 210 Gilbert Hall sdcasado@uga.edu

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Monbukagakusho Scholarship

Eligibility: For undergraduate and graduate study, teaching or research in Japan.

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Europe
Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Eligibility: Fellows are chosen from the fields of business administration, cultural management (ex. museum, theater, orchestra), journalism, law, non-profit, public policy, and urban planning. For internships in Germany only. Must have fluency or near-fluency in German, graduate degree preferred.

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 40 years of age or younger at the application deadline
  • Minimum five years of relevant, full-time work experience in target fellowship field (excluding internships)
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Evidence of outstanding professional performance
  • Sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship and learning the German language

Amount:

  • One or two high-level work phases at leading institutions in Germany
  • Traveling seminar series covering issues of German, European and transatlantic concern
  • Up to five months of German language training
  • Monthly stipend of EUR 3.000 (tax-free in Germany) starting in September; monthly summer stipend of EUR 1.000 + free accommodations during July and August
  • Accommodation and travel (U.S. points only) to Washington, D.C. orientation program
  • Financial support for accompanying spouse & children
  • Flights to and from Germany
  • Membership in the Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association (RBFAA)

www.boschalumni.org

Contact: Maria de Rocher derocher@uga.edu or Jessica Hunt jhunt@uga.edu, Honors Program, 212 Moore College, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602

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British Marshall Scholarships

Eligibility: For post-Bachelor's study only at a British university in order to obtain either a Master's degree or a second undergraduate degree.

Contact: Jessica Hunt, Honors Program, 212 Moore College, University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602, (706) 542-6908,jhunt@uga.edu

http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

http://honors.uga.edu/c_s/scholarships/ext/external.html

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British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) Scholarship

Eligibility:If you are not sure whether your host institution is BUTEX-affiliated, please see the BUTEX website:

www.butex.ac.uk

Students who have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university or college that is BUTEX-affiliated. Eligible UGA Exchange Programs include Aberystwyth, Lancaster, Leicester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Reading, and Sussex.

Amount: The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.

Deadline: June 15

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Chateaubriand Fellowship Programs

Eligibility: For current graduate students at a U.S. university for research in France in French Literature, Cinema, The Humanities, The Arts, History, Philosophy, Political Sciences or Sociology. For current graduate students at a U.S. university for research in France in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/grants-and-fellowships/chateaubriand-fellowship

http://france-science.org/chateaubriand

Contact: Chateaubriand@amb-wash.fr

DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service

Eligibility: Funding for undergraduates, graduates, faculty and researcher to study or conduct research in Germany. Apply through DAAD New York website. DAAD’s primary goal is to facilitate transatlantic mobility to Germany for US and Canadian scholars, therefore Germany must be a component of your intended academic travel. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis; we consider the academic merit of the individual, the feasibility and quality of the proposal, and the impact of the applicant and application as a whole.

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French Study Abroad Award

Eligibility: For French-language study in a French-speaking country. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the University of Georgia. The award recipient will be recognized at the Pi Delta Phi ceremony in April.

Amount: The Department of Romance Languages French Study Abroad Award is a prize worth up to $1000 (depending on the availability of funding).

Deadline: Spring programs - last Friday before Thanksgiving, Summer & Fall programs - first Monday after Spring Break

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Krell, Department of Romance Languages, 241 Gilbert Hall, jkrell@uga.edu

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Humboldt/German Chancellor Scholarships

Eligibility: To conduct a one-year research, study or professional development program in Germany. Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree and be under 35 years old. Must be a national of the United States, the Russian Federation, The People’s Republic of China, Brazil or India. Prior knowledge of German is not a prerequisite.

Contact: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, U.S. Liaison Office, 1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1015, Washington, D.C. 20005

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IAU College Meredith Hope Emerson French Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: IAU College, with study abroad programs in Aix-en-Provence, France, is proud to introduce the Meredith Hope Emerson French Honors Scholarship Program for qualified UGA students interested in a semester or summer abroad with IAU College. The Scholarship Program, created in memory of Meredith -who was a former IAU French Honors Student - offers two half-tuition semester scholarships and one half-tuition summer scholarship for qualified UGA French students enrolled in IAU’s French Honors Program, a comprehensive immersion program for advanced French students. One award will be given to a UGA student based on merit and the second will be awarded based on financial need.

Amount: Two semester scholarships, worth $5,200 each, are available. The summer scholarship, worth $2,100, will be awarded based on merit.

Deadlines: Spring Semester Program - November 15, Summer and Fall Semester Program - March 15

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Meredith Hope Emerson Memorial Award for Study Abroad

Eligibility: The Meredith Hope Emerson Memorial Award for Study Abroad was established in 2008 to honor and remember Meredith’s love for and excellence in the study of French Language and Culture. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the University of Georgia. The award recipient will be recognized at the Pi Delta Phi ceremony in April.

Amount: The $1000 prize will be awarded for French-language study in a French-speaking country.

Deadline: Spring Programs-last Friday before Thanksgiving, Summer & Fall Programs-first Monday after Spring Break

Preference given to current and former residents of the French Language Community.

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Krell, Department of Romance Languages 
241 Gilbert Hall, jkrell@uga.edu

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Modern Languages Scholarship

Eligibility: The Modern Languages Scholarship Fund was established in 1976 to provide scholarship money for students majoring in modern foreign languages. The competition is limited to full-time undergraduate students whose declared majors are in the Department of Romance Languages or Foreign Language Education in Romance Languages.

Amount: Normally four awards of approximately $300 granted to students in study abroad programs in Summer or Fall.

Deadline: April 2

Contact: Dr. Stacey Casado, Head, Department of Romance Languages, 210 Gilbert Hall sdcasado@uga.edu

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National Italian-American Foundation

Eligibility: For study in Italy. Awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, dental, and legal students. Students must either be members of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member of NIAF.

Amount: Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$12,000.

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Rhodes Scholarship

Eligibility: For post-Bachelor’s study at Oxford University to pursue a degree. Must be between 18 and 24 years of age (by Oct. 1 of application year).

Contact: Jessica Hunt, Honors Program, 212 Moore College, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, (706) 542-6908,jhunt@uga.edu

http://www.rhodesscholar.org/

http://honors.uga.edu/c_s/scholarships/ext/external.html 

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Latin America and the Caribbean
FLAS Fellowship

Eligibility: The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia is pleased to announce its Academic Year and Summer competition for FLAS Fellowships to study Portuguese and Quechua. FLAS Fellowships are authorized under Title VI of the Higher Education Act and are administered by the United States Department of Education. The purpose of the FLAS Fellowship program is: “To assist in the development of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for modern foreign language and area studies, to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency, and to develop a pool of international experts to meet national needs.”

Deadline:  Applications due in February for Summer programs and in April for Academic Year programs

Contact: Paul Duncan, pduncan@uga.edu

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LACSI Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility: The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute established this award to assist undergraduate students who wish to study abroad in Latin America or the Caribbean. This award will be given to a student studying abroad during Maymester, Summer, or Fall semester. The student must be an undergraduate who has declared a major, minor or certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Amount: $500 award.

Deadline: March

Contact: Rachel Ward (rvward@uga.edu) if you are interested. Refer to the attached PDF for the application.

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Modern Languages Scholarship

Eligibility: The Modern Languages Scholarship Fund was established in 1976 to provide scholarship money for students majoring in modern foreign languages. The competition is limited to full-time undergraduate students whose declared majors are in the Department of Romance Languages or Foreign Language Education in Romance Languages.

Amount: Normally four awards of approximately $300 granted to students in study abroad programs in Summer or Fall.

Deadline: April 2

Contact: Dr. Stacey Casado, Head, Department of Romance Languages, 210 Gilbert Hall sdcasado@uga.edu

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Tinker Graduate Field Research Award Competition

 

Eligibility: With funding provided by the Tinker Foundation, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the UGA Graduate School, travel awards are granted to highly qualified UGA graduate students from any discipline interested in conducting preliminary field research in the Spanish or Portuguese-speaking Latin American and Caribbean region, excluding Puerto Rico, during summer.  Preference is given to doctoral level applicants who have applied for the LACSI graduate certificate but all with an interest in graduate research in Latin America are encouraged to apply. Masters level graduate students are also encouraged to apply. Information on the LACSI graduate certificate is found at: www.lacsiuga.org/graduate-certificate-requirements/. Awards may be used for international airfare and in-country travel, as well as associated country entry/exit fees, travel insurance, visas, etc.

Deadline: March

Contact: Paul Duncan, pduncan@uga.edu

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