The Rotch Travelling Scholarship

Do you want to study abroad? The applications are invited for an annual two-stage design competition “The Rotch Travelling Scholarship”. U.S. citizens who have obtained a professional degree (BArch/MArch) from an accredited school in the last 10 years are welcome to apply.  The Rotch Travelling Studio is a foreign-travel grant that provides fund toward enhancing students’ architectural education.

Provided By:

Founded in 1883 in honor of Benjamin Smith Rotch, the Rotch Travelling Scholarship is the oldest of its kind in the United States and its influence has been felt throughout the entire profession.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $38,500
  • Deadline: January 19, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: 9, 2018

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • One year of full-time professional experience in a Massachusetts architecture firm as of January 1 of the competition year.
  • Obtained an accredited degree from an accredited Massachusetts school of architecture as of January 1 of the competition year.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have obtained a professional degree (BArch/MArch) from an accredited school in the last 10 years.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:
http://rotch.org/scholarship/application/index.html

Award Amount:

  • The Rotch Scholar receives $38,500 or more to travel and study abroad for a minimum of six months.
  • The payment distributed in four payments covers expenses incurred by the Rotch Scholar for the stated period of travel abroad. See below for payment distribution details.

Detailed Information Link:

http://rotch.org/scholarship/competition/index.html

Contact Information:

For more information, you can contact Caitlin Hart at chart-at-architects.org.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount: $16,250

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you wishing to study abroad? The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is happy to announce a scholarship program for those students who wish to study abroad. U.S. citizen or permanent resident or DACA students currently enrolled as undergraduates in U.S. universities/colleges who plan to study abroad during one or more academic semester can apply for the program.

Host Institution:

FEA was established as a 501(c) (3) organization in 2010 to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider.  The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad population.

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (as of May 2015, they welcome applications from DACA students).
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible).
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution.
  • Study abroad program must include at least 4 weeks (30 days) in country/countries.

Instructions for Applying:

The candidates can apply through the given link to apply for the scholarship.

https://fea.applicationgateway.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Security.LoginWizardStepOne

Supporting Documents:

The Scholarship application is comprised of:

  • Financial aid form (to be filled out by financial aid office, returned to student, and uploaded by student applicant)
  • Recommendation letter (only 1, submitted by a professor or advisor)

Award Description:

  • FEA awards scholarships of up to $10,000 for students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year (2018-2019).
  • Scholarships awards of up to $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall (2018) or spring (2019) semester. Prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer).

Detailed Information Link:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/?platform=hootsuite

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can email at fea-at-fundforeducationabroad.org.

Fund For Education Abroad Scholarships

Award Amount: $16,250

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you wishing to study abroad hence! The Fund for Education Abroad is pleased to provide the availability of “FEA Scholarship”. Students who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the United States are eligible to apply. The program will give preference to students with demonstrated financial need, and strongly encourages students who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad.

Host Institution:

FEA was established as a 501(c) (3) organization in 2010 to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider. Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of US undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the US population.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for consideration, applying organizations must:

  • The candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • The candidates must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
  • Graduate students are not eligible to apply.
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student’s home institution.
  • Study abroad program must be at least four weeks (28 days) in country/countries.

Instructions for Applying:

Intersected applicants should follow the given link to apply for the scholarship program:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/apply/

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit Official transcripts including:

  • Online application form (includes an unofficial transcript)
  • Financial aid form (to be filled out by financial aid office)
  • Recommendation letter (only 1, submitted by a professor or advisor)

Award Description:

The Fund for Education Abroad will provide scholarships:

  • Up to $10,000 for students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year.
  • Up to $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall (2018) or spring (2019) semester.
  • Awards that are prorated by a number of weeks in-country (with a minimum of $1,250) for students studying abroad during summer 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/

Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 5, 2018

Brief Description:

If you are passionate and want to explore the world you have an amazing opportunity to apply for this “Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship”. In order to be applying for the scholarship, the candidate must be the full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at a four-year, degree-granting college or university. The scholarship intended to help those students who cannot afford to travel.

Host Institution:

Tortuga was founded in 2010 by childhood best friends Fred Perrotta and Jeremy Michael Cohen after a backpacking trip to Eastern Europe. Its mission is to help you live on your terms, including students studying abroad.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or currently studying in the US on a student visa.
  • Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at a four-year, degree-granting college or university in the U.S.
  • Applicants must have applied to or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by your college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1swttuXnWyRJU6yp3SEq_BfrFfIgnZ-tXsW-yaYddJFg/viewform?edit_requested=true

Award Description:

One (1) winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.tortugabackpacks.com/pages/study-abroad-scholarship

Truman State University Rainbow Study Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount: $15,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

By the generous support of a group of international education Turman State University establish “Rainbow Scholarship Supports Study Abroad”. The Rainbow Scholarship recipient must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or plan to study abroad. These professionals counsel international and study abroad LGBTQI students, support their LGBTQI colleagues in the field and collaborate with groups created with the support of NAFSA and the Forum for Education Abroad.

Host Institution:

Truman State University (TSU or Truman) is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Kirksville, Missouri, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It had 6,379 enrolled students in the fall of 2015, with 6,039 undergraduate and 340 postgraduate students, pursuing degrees in 48 undergraduate, and eight graduate programs.

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • The Rainbow Scholarship recipient must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible)
  • Study abroad program must be eligible for academic credit at the student’s home institution
  • Study abroad program must include at least four weeks (28 days) in country/countries

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you may check the given link: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/apply/

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Online application form (includes an unofficial transcript)
  • Financial aid form (to be filled out by financial aid office)
  • Recommendation letter (submitted by a professor or advisor, maximum of one)

Award Description:

The students who are planning to study abroad will receive up to $15000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://newsletter.truman.edu/article.asp?id=17934

Contact Information:

For more information regarding scholarship, you can contact the Center for International Education Abroad, Baldwin Hall 106, 660.785.4076, ciea-at-truman.edu.

Iowa State University College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount:  Award range up to $250-$5000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: For Summer: March 15, 2018, For Fall: April 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: For Summer: April 13, 2018, For Fall May 18, 2018

Brief Description:

The College of Business at  Iowa State University is delighted to announce the Study Abroad Scholarship opportunities for the students of Iowa State University.The scholarship program is designed to undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in good standing at Iowa State University and who has declared a major in the College of Business. All applicants can be used towards study abroad trips in the summer, semester-long programs, and academic year programs.

Host Institution:

Established in 1984, the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University is committed to preparing and educating tomorrow’s business leaders who are equipped to handle global, technological, ethical, and diversity challenges.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in good standing at Iowa State University and who has declared a major in the College of Business.
  • Undergraduates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • The student must be accepted into a residential international study abroad program
  • Credit earned while abroad must be applied toward an ISU degree.
  • Students who receive study abroad scholarship money will forfeit the reward in the event of the following:
  1. The student voluntarily withdraws from the study abroad program prior to the start of the program.
  2. The student is involuntarily removed from the program or the student voluntarily withdraws during the program for any reason except for illness or a family emergency.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can complete the online application process through the given link:https://isuabroad.iastate.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Security.LoginWizardStepOne

Award Description:

The College of Business will award scholarships from $250-$5000 for the Fall and Spring semesters. Summer award amounts will depend on the amount of aid available and the number of application.

Detailed Information Link:

http://isuabroad.iastate.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10290

 

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Amount: Monthly stipend of EUR 650

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD is pleased to announce a “DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship”. Students who are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany are eligible to apply. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities.

Host Institution:

The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) is the largest German support organization in the field of international academic co-operation. DAAD is a private, federally funded and state-funded, self-governing national agency of the institutions of higher education in Germany, representing 365 German higher education institutions (100 universities and technical universities, 162 general universities of applied sciences, and 52 colleges of music and art) [2003].

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for those who:

  • Are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany.
  • Are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year.
  • Possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation.
  • Have well-defined study, research or internship plans for their stay in Germany.
  • Submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not mandatory.
  • Demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to their future studies, research or professional goals.
  • Are enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university.
  • Will return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their bachelor’s degree.

Instructions for Applying:

The application must submit online by the given link:

https://portal.daad.de/irj/portal

Supporting Documents:

To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit the following application materials by the deadline:

  • Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages)
  • Statement about academic and personal reasons for the planned study project in Germany (letter of motivation, 1-3 pages)
  • Statement of Support and Credit Eligibility, to download click on the link in the box to the right.
  • Proof of acceptance into Study Abroad Program, Exchange Program, letter by mentor or invitation from a German university. This can be submitted after the rest of the application, but prior to starting the program. In this case, please include in your application a letter from your study abroad office or the program you are applying to, which confirms that you are indeed applying for the respective program.
  • College Transcripts (can be scanned and uploaded in non-certified form.)
  • Language Evaluation Form (Sprachzeugnis), to download click on the link in the box to the right. If you have any knowledge of German, submit this document signed by a faculty member of the German Department at your institution. If you have no knowledge of German and your study language in Germany is English, be sure to submit this certificate anyway, indicating that your study language is English, and write at the top “No knowledge of German.” (Note that German is not a requirement for the Undergraduate Scholarship).
  • Two reference forms:
  • The reference forms have to be generated and downloaded in the DAAD portal in the section “Request reference”.
  • You must submit two reference forms completed by two separate faculty members in your major at your home university

Submitting Details:

Your referees must also send a scan of the signed form/letter via email to undergrad-at-daad.org.

Award Description:

  • Monthly stipend of EUR 650, health, accident and liability insurance, travel allowance.
  • Study abroad & exchanges
  • Internships of 3 months or less as part of a semester of study abroad
  • Internships of up to 10 months that are a mandatory and integral part of the course of studies
  • Senior thesis research stays

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/undergraduate-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship/

CUNY Chancellor’s Global Scholarship Study Abroad

Award Amount: Partial funding for study abroad

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 19, 2017

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

The City University of New York Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (formerly the CUNY Baccalaureate Program) is offering the CUNY Chancellor’s Global Scholarship or Study Abroad. The program is open to an undergraduate student at a CUNY community or senior college at the time of enrollment in the study abroad program. The program provides funding to CUNY students who are planning a study abroad experience.

Host Institution:

Established in 1971, The City University of New York Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (formerly the CUNY Baccalaureate Program) provides students with a flexible, academically challenging way to earn their degree while giving them a major share of the responsibility for the content of that degree.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate student at a CUNY community or senior college at the time of enrollment in the study abroad program.
  • Study abroad program must be credit-bearing and fit into the student’s degree plan. If selected, applicants must submit documentation showing that the course(s) fit into her or his major, minor, Pathways or elective requirements, or the award will be rescinded.
  • Applicants are encouraged to consider CUNY study abroad programs, including those offered by other CUNY campuses by EPermit. Non-CUNY study abroad programs must be approved by the study abroad office or international education liaison at the student’s home college.
  • Applicants must either be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens according to FAFSA rules as the following:
  1. U.S. permanent resident, with a Permanent Resident Card (formerly known as an Alien Registration Receipt Card or “Green Card”)
  2. Conditional permanent resident (I-551C)
  3. Another eligible noncitizen with an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any one of the following designations: “Refugee,” “Asylum Granted,” “Indefinite Parole,” “Humanitarian Parole,” or “Cuban-Haitian Entrant”
  4. A citizen of the Republic of Palau (PW), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (MH), or the Federated States of Micronesia (FM).

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicants are encouraged to consider CUNY study abroad programs through the given link: https://travelregistry.cuny.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.AdvancedSearch

Supporting Documents:

A completed FAFSA application for the 2017-18 academic year at https://fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm

Award Description:

The Chancellor’s Global Scholarship provides partial funding on a competitive basis to CUNY students planning a study abroad experience.

Detailed Information Link:

http://cunyba.gc.cuny.edu/blog/cuny-chancellors-global-scholarship-for-study-abroad-2/

Best Places to Study Abroad

Trying to choose the best place to study abroad and not sure where to start? Your future is bright, especially if you’re planning to study abroad in one of the best places in the world. When you think about studying abroad, finding the best places to study abroad has never been easier. If you are wondering where to spend your semester abroad, for your help, we have compiled a list there best world educational places are available for you career study.  Here are some of the best places to begin your international education such as London, Italy, Spain, France, China, Australia, Germany, Japan, Canada, and Ireland etc.

You are a student and you’re seriously considering continuing your studies abroad or simply joining an international exchange program for students? The U.S. State Department keeps a database of all entry requirements that should be your first stop when planning your time abroad. When preparing to go abroad, it’s always a good idea to double-check any entry requirements well in advance. Check out our Best Places to Study Abroad list based on your interests.

London, England

Why You Should Go: London (United Kingdom), the vibrant capital of England, is also one of the world’s most diverse and multicultural cities. Located along the River Thames, students can expect to experience a unique contrast between an old Roman settlement and a modern leading city. The universities in London are just as diverse and as a result, ISA provides many different study abroad programs at five different London universities.
What to Study There: Choose from a wide range of business and liberal arts courses or a full-time internship when you spend a summer, semester or year studying abroad with American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) in London, England.
Know Before You Go: By including your tuition, housing, meals, airfare and cultural activities in one guaranteed price, AIFS makes it simple for you to live and study in London and experience all that this dynamic, cosmopolitan city has to offer. IES Abroad provides study abroad and internship programs in London and Oxford that are designed for students who want to delve into a new culture while studying academic courses.
Contact: 800.995.2300, info-at-IESabroad.org
Website: https://www.iesabroad.org/city/london

Italy

Why You Should Go: ISI Florence offers a wide variety of courses each semester and summer as well as offering independent study courses in the subject area of your choice.
What to Study There: Art History, Business, Business/Management/Finance, Economics, History, Italian, Literature, Media, Music, Political Science, Social Sciences/Sociology, Studio Art, and Design.
Know Before You Go
: Italy also requires all students studying there for more than 90 days to obtain a visa. Most consulates also require you to apply in person and also require you to make an appointment in advance. You’ll also need to get a residency card within eight days of arriving in Italy. Most school-run programs will help you out with that part of the entry requirements, though.
Contact: Tel: +39 055-2645910 Email: info-at-isiflorence.org
Website: http://isiflorence.org/

Spain

Why You Should Go: The Universidad de Sevilla is recognized as one of the top-ranking universities in Spain and is one of the least expensive. Including tuition, housing, insurance, and excursions, program fees run from $10, 500-$11, 500. The University has developed a broad international range, structured by the efforts of the Vice Chancellors of Internationalization and Social and Community Services.
What to Study There: Art, art history, theater, religious studies, architecture, and linguistics are all perfect subjects for a semester in Spain. Like France, it’s also home to many cultural centers that feature all of the above fields.
Know Before You Go: The Study Abroad in Seville (SABIUS) offers students from other countries an opportunity to be at the University of Seville for linguistic, cultural, and social immersion with a wide program of activities.
Contact: +34 954 55 10 00
Website: http://en.us.es/eng

France

Why You Should Go: Whether you’re drawn to the magic of Paris, or the rural charm of Rennes, with its population of 60,000 students, CIEE study abroad in France offers you academic and cultural options that provide an unparalleled experience abroad.
What to Study There: Aside from studying the French language, France is a great place for students interested in art, literature, music, history, architecture, or a combination of any of the above. Urban centers like Paris are especially great places for this kind of study since they’re chock full of museums, interesting buildings, and historical monuments.
Know Before You Go: France’s location is great for traveling around other parts of Europe as well as, making international weekend trips a snap! If you’re planning to be in France more than 90 days, you’ll need a visa. This process can take a long time (think two months or more!), so be sure to start early. Be warned that you’ll need to apply in person at your local French consulate as well, so be prepared for a mini road trip if necessary.
Contact: Phone: 207-553-4000, Fax: 207-553-4299, contact-at-ciee.org
Website: https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/college-study-abroad/programs/france

Shanghai, China

Why You Should Go: Fudan University, located in Shanghai, China, is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China. It is also a member of the C9 League. China is a fascinating place to be as it strengthens its position as a major economic, social, and political force in the world.
What to Study There: For instance Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, as well as other programs offered in conjunction with partner universities abroad. The university’s programs in medicine leading to the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree are also available to international students.
Know Before You Go: Fudan University comprises 17 full-time schools, 69 departments, 73 bachelor’s degree programs, 22 disciplines and 134 sub-disciplines authorized to confer Ph.D. degrees, 201 master’s degree programs, 6 professional degree programs, 7 key social science research centers of Ministry of Education P.R.C, 9 national basic science research and training institutes and 25 post-doctoral research stations.
Contact: +86 21 6564 2222
Website: http://www.fudan.edu.cn/

Australia

Why You Should Go: Did you know Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world behind only the United Kingdom and the United States despite having a population of only 23 million? This isn’t surprising when you consider Australia has seven of the top 100 universities in the world! In fact, with over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands, and Japan, ranking eighth in the Universities 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.

What to Study There: There is every chance Australia has you covered, with at least one Australian university in the top 50 worldwide across the study areas of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Life & Agricultural Sciences, Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy, and Physics. Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students, with more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. You can study at all levels of education from primary and secondary school to vocational education and training (VET), from English language courses to higher education (including universities).
Know Before You Go: As an international student on a student visa, you must study with an institution and in a course that is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).
Website: https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/

Germany

Why You Should Go: Germany is actually a leader in the science and technology industries, is home to the world’s fourth-largest economy, and is the most populated state in the European Union. Plus, the country provides some subsidies to students studying abroad, making it a more affordable destination for many.
What to Study There: German is a good location to study engineering, business, or European politics. Germany is a leader in Europe in all of those fields. Germany is an attractive place to study and German university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide.
Know Before You Go: You’ll need both a visa and a passport to enter Germany. What type of visa you’ll need and the paperwork that goes along with it depends on how long you’re staying and what type of work you’ll complete while there.
Contact: +49 228 8820
Website: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/studienangebote/en/

Ireland

Why You Should Go: The American College Dublin was once ranked seventh in the world for study-abroad institutions. The College boasts that they understand that studying in Ireland is not just about the classes, it is also about experiencing the culture of Dublin and Ireland.
What to study there: Ireland is well-known for strong literature and writing programs. With the ongoing Northern Ireland conflict (tensions in a part of the country based on different religious and ethnicity qualms that have been going on since the 1960s), it can also be an interesting place to go if you’re interested in international politics or peace and conflict studies. Higher education in Ireland consists of universities, specialist colleges (offering courses in a single subject area), and institutes of technology.
Know before you go: Students from the U.S. do not need a visa to study abroad in Ireland. You do, however, need to register with a local Garda National Immigration Bureau after you arrive. Double check on what this requires before you leave. Students also sometimes get issued a visa upon arrival in one of two categories.
Contact: Tel: +353 1 676 8939, fax: +353 1 676 8941, email: info-at-iamu.edu
Website: http://www.iamu.edu/

Tokyo- Japan

Why You Should Go: The University of Tokyo provides opportunities for international students and foreign researchers to learn Japanese at the Center for Japanese Language Education. In addition, some Faculties or Graduate Schools offer their own Japanese language classes. At Keio University, “Ecology Week” is held every June, and during the one-week event, students, faculty, and staff work together to think about the environment and to take action.
What to study there: Study Arts and Sciences abroad in Tokyo, Japan next semester or year and immerse you in the culture and lifestyle of this vibrant city with CIEE.
Know before you go: There are various off-campus opportunities to study Japanese including privately-operated Japanese language schools, Japanese classes sponsored by certain municipalities, and Japanese classes offered by volunteers (such classes are available in Bunkyo-Ku). Students and researchers also are encouraged to look into these opportunities: Japanese Courses Provided by Faculties and Graduate Schools, and Center for Japanese Language Education.
Contact: http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/general/contact.html
Website: http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/studying_japanese.html

Toronto- Canada

Why You Should Go: Toronto is the largest city in Canada and is located in Southern Ontario on the shore of Lake Ontario. It is an index to international education in Toronto listing university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Toronto is one of the most populated cities in Canada and consistently receiving high scores for study abroad desirability from international students.

What to Study There: The Faculty of Arts and Science is the university’s main undergraduate faculty, and administer most of the courses in the college system. The University of Toronto Libraries is the third-largest academic library system in North America, following those of Harvard and Yale, measured by a number of volumes held.
Know Before You Go: The University Ranking by Academic Performance places the University of Toronto 2nd in the world in research performance. A total of 26 universities in Canada feature in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, of which four are in the world’s top 100, with nine more making the world’s top 300 – a feat matched only by a handful of other nations.
Contact: https://www.canada.ca/en/contact.html
Website: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/

Scholarships to Study Abroad

The U.S. Department of State is committed to expanding study abroad opportunities for American students to gain critical skills in support of our national security and economic prosperity. Americans who study abroad build understanding as unofficial ambassadors for our country, defining American values and debunking stereotypes. The U.S. Department of State is committed to supporting the next generation of diverse American leaders to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a globalizing world. Study abroad is a time of great discovery—young Americans experience the world and begin to form networks that will enhance their prospects in the world’s marketplace and their potential as global problem-solvers.

The U.S. Department of State- https://travel.state.gov/content/studentsabroad/en/scholarships.html

Information for U.S. Undergraduate and Graduate Students

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides need-based scholarships of up to $5000 for students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.
  • Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program provides fully funded intensive summer language institutes overseas in fourteen critical languages.

Information for U.S. High School Students

  • Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) provides merit-based scholarships to study abroad for an academic year.
  • The Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) provides merit-based scholarships to high school students, recent vocational graduates and young professionals for an academic year of study in Germany.
  • National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides merit-based scholarships to learn less-commonly studied foreign languages in summer and academic year immersion programs.

Best Places to Study Abroad

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Top College Scholarships In Australia

Are you Australian or international students who are looking a scholarship in Australia? Then you have come to the right way! Here we have created a scholarship list of “College Scholarships In Australia” that may help you to achieve your goals. There are a variety of scholarships available for International Students (including U.S, students) who want to study in Australia. There are many scholarships available such as Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI), The Fulbright- Postgraduate Scholarship, ICMS International Scholarship, and Monash International Merit Scholarship etc. which can help support you financially with your studies in Australia. They are offered by the Australian Government, education institutions, and a number of other public and private organizations.

Our scholarship list is available to undergraduate and graduate students. Here, students can find many scholarships to finance their education in Australia. These given scholarships provide award range from $1,000 to $50,000. Determine your eligibility criteria, if you find yourself to be eligible Apply today!

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)

The University of Adelaide is pleased to announce the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) to international applicants. In order to be eligible applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree (this is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year). The ASI provides course tuition fees for two years for a master’s degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree, an annual living allowance ($26,288) for two years for a master’s degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree.

Provided By: The University of Adelaide
Course: Master’s degree and Doctoral research degree
Award: $26,288 with other benefits
Eligibility: International applicants
Deadline: 31 January 2018 and 30 April 2018.
Apply Now: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/scholarships/research-international/opportunities/adelaide-scholarship-international/

The Macquarie University Allianz Global Assistance Scholarship

This VCIS – Global Allianz Fund provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for one meritorious student to study at Macquarie University North Ryde campus. The scholarship is a one-off partial award for any undergraduate and postgraduate courses related health and medical sciences. The scholarship amount is AU$15,000 and it will be applied towards your tuition fee.

Provided By: Macquarie University
Course: Undergraduate and postgraduate courses
Award: AU$15,000
Eligibility: Meritorious student (International students)
Deadline:  December 2017.
Apply Now:  http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/global-allianz-fund

The Fulbright- Postgraduate Scholarship

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers Scholarships to candidates across all career stages. Awardees take part in a bi-lateral academic and cultural exchange, between Australia and the U.S. pursuing research or study, experiencing life and culture in another country, and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their own communities.

Provided By: Australian-American Fulbright Commission
Course: Postgraduate courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Be an American citizen
Deadline: October 6, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.fulbright.com.au/applicants/

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ANU College of Business & Economics Community Engagement Award

The ANU College of Business & Economics, at the Australian National University, is excited to announce its ANU College of Business & Economics Community Engagement Award. The program is available to an applicant who is currently enrolled either full or part-time in a single or double undergraduate degree or a graduate coursework program offered by the College. Current students who hold a minimum credit average (at least 60% of all units completed at ANU to date) will be eligible to apply for this extracurricular funding. Winners will get up to $1,000 award amount.

Provided By: The ANU College of Business & Economics
Course: Undergraduate degree or a graduate coursework program
Award: $1000
Eligibility: A Domestic or International student
Deadline: October 13, 2017.
Apply Now: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/scholarships/anu-college-of-business-economics-community-engagement-award

ICMS International Scholarship

The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is offering a scholarship to an International student who will be commencing their studies at ICMS in February 2018. The program will be awarded a scholarship of up to AU$25,000 within one of the following bachelor programs commencing February 2018: Hospitality Management, International Tourism, Event Management, Business Management, Sports Management, Property Management.

Provided By: The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS)
Course: Undergraduate degree
Award: AU$25,000
Eligibility: New international students
Deadline:  Friday, November 3, 2017
Apply Now: https://www.icms.edu.au/scholarship-type/new-international-students

Monash International Merit Scholarship

Monash University invites students from all countries who have received an offer from Monash or who are currently enrolled at the university to apply for the Monash International Merit Scholarship. To eligible, the applicant must intend to enroll full-time in undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia. As a scholarship recipient, you will receive $10,000 per annum for the duration of your degree.

Provided By: Monash University
Course: Undergraduate or postgraduate degree course
Award: $50,000
Eligibility: All countries students
Deadline:  Friday, October 13, at 5 pm.
Apply Now: https://www.monash.edu/study/fees-scholarships/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/international-merit-5770

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Rachel Kierath Top-Up Scholarship in Paediatric Cancer Research

The Australian National University is pleased to announce the Rachel Kierath Top-Up Scholarship in Paediatric Cancer Research. To eligible, the applicant must hold a medical degree (e.g. MBBS), a Master’s degree (e.g. MSc.) or a First Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline. The successful applicant will receive an annual top-up stipend for three years of $10,000, a research and travel fund of up to $3,000 per annum, and access to a laptop computer and other research infrastructure.

Provided By: The Australian National University, Canberra
Course: medical degree, Master’s degree, and First Class Honours degree
Award: $13,000
Eligibility: Australian and International student
Deadline:  October 31, 2017, 5:00pm
Apply Now: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/scholarships/rachel-kierath-top-up-scholarship-in-paediatric-cancer-research

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship

The Macquarie University is delighted to announce the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship. To eligible, the applicants must have achieved a minimum GPA of 5.0 out of 7.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications. The program is a partial scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, the amount is varied up to AUD$10,000 and it will be applied towards your tuition fee.

Provided By: Macquarie University
Course: Undergraduate and postgraduate courses
Award: AUD$10,000
Eligibility: Citizen of country other than Australia or New Zealand
Deadline:  January 31 and June 30.
Apply Now: http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/vcis

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Top College Scholarships in UK

Are you a student who wants to study in the United Kingdom and looking a college scholarship? If yes, we have compiled a list of “College Scholarships UK” for international students around the globe who wish to pursue a course or degree in the UK.  Here many scholarships are available such as Executive LLM Scholarship, Imperial Business Analytics Scholarships, Inspiring Women – Executive MBA Scholarships, The UCL Access Opportunity Scholarship, The Denys Holland Scholarship, and Benavitch Scholarships etc. to helps youth achieve their academic dreams. All these below mentioned scholarships are funded by London (UK)’s colleges.

Our scholarship list is intended to International students who are studying as a graduate or undergraduate, Ph.D. student. These given scholarships provide award amount from £5,000 to £60,000. Find here amazing scholarships opportunities to your study abroad education. If you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and Apply today!

Executive LLM Scholarship

The King’s College London is pleased to offer the Executive LLM Scholarship. To eligible, the applicants must have attained at least a 2:1 or international equivalent at undergraduate degree level. All applicants to the King’s College London and IBA Executive LLM course are welcome to apply for these scholarship opportunities. The scholarships are worth up to 100% of postgraduate diploma tuition fees are available to eligible applicants (worth up to £24,000), and are intended to help support the winners with the cost of tuition fees over two years, whilst studying.

Provided By: The King’s College London
Course: Postgraduate diploma
Award: £24,000
Eligibility: International students (all Nationals’ citizens)
Deadline: October 29, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/student-funding/postgraduate-taught-funding/executive-LLM-scholarship.aspx

Imperial Business Analytics Scholarships

Imperial College Business School is pleased to offer scholarship funding to their most talented applicants for the October 2018 intake of MSc Business Analytics (Online). The program is offering an excellent application, demonstrating academic merit, strong professional or internship experience, clear career plan and leadership potential. Scholarships of up to £5,000 are available for applicants for MSc Business Analytics (Online) who demonstrate all-around excellence.

Provided By: Imperial College Business School
Course: MSc Business Analytics
Award: £5,000
Eligibility: International students
Deadline: June 30, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/business-school/programmes/msc-business-analytics-online/scholarships/

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Inspiring Women – Executive MBA Scholarships

The Imperial College Business School wholeheartedly supports the 30% Club’s goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards. That’s why they are pleased to offer two Inspiring Women – Executive MBA scholarships of £20,000 each to exceptional female candidates undertaking the Executive MBA starting in February 2018. Two scholarships of £20,000 are available.

Provided By: Imperial College Business School
Course: Executive MBA course
Award: £40,000
Eligibility: Female candidates only
Deadline: November 17, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/business-school/programmes/executive-mba/financing-your-mba/scholarships/inspiring-women-executive-mba-scholarships/

The St John’s College’s Research Fellowships Competition

The St John’s College, University of Cambridge is delighted to announce the Research Fellowships. These positions are intended for outstanding researchers in the early stages of their careers. Applications will be accepted from any graduate of a university within or outside the United Kingdom. The annual salary of Fellows who are not full-time students working for a degree or other qualification is at present on the scale £26,829 to £29,301 and Fellows are permitted to receive additional remuneration for up to six hours’ College or University teaching a week. Fellows who are full-time students will receive a reduced salary until completion of their courses.

Provided By: St John’s College, UK
Course: Multiple courses
Award: £26,829 to £29,301
Eligibility: Researchers and any graduate students (International)
Deadline: October 2, 2017.
Apply Now: http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/graduates-invited-apply-research-fellowships-2018

The UCL Access Opportunity Scholarship

The University College London (UCL) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for 2018-2019 academic years: the Access Opportunity Scholarship. The intention of the scholarship is to support those, who because of their immigration status is not able to secure student loans for their higher education. UCL has committed to providing £500,000 in funding over three years for prospective students granted discretionary or limited leave to remain and those who may be seeking asylum. The scholarship will consist of full tuition fees and a living allowance of £10,750 per year for the normal duration of your program at UCL. The application form will be available from January 2018.

Provided By: University College London (UCL)
Course: Multiple courses
Award: £10,750 per year
Eligibility: International applicants (prospective students)
Deadline: Opens January 2018
Apply Now: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/access_opportunity_scholarship_folder

The Denys Holland Scholarship

The University College London (UCL) pleased to announce the Denys Holland Scholarship to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at UCL. To eligible, the applicants should be holding an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study in any department and preferably aged 25 or below at the time of commencing their studies. The scholarship is worth £9,000 per year for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees.

Provided By: University College London (UCL)
Course: Degree course
Award: £9,000 per year for three years
Eligibility: Undergraduate students from any country
Deadline: Opens January 2018
Apply Now: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/denyshollandug

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Benavitch Scholarships

The St Catharine’s College, Cambridge is now offering two scholarships named as the MBA, EMBA and MFin Scholarships and the Ph.D. Scholarships. For the MBA, EMBA and MFin Scholarships, the applicants must have 3 years’ full-time post-graduation work experience (MBA and EMBA only), and for Ph.D. Scholarships the applicants must be outstanding Ph.D. candidates in Management. The College offers up to 5 scholarships worth £10,000 each to outstanding candidates for the MBA, MFin, and EMBA. The College offers a scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. candidates in Management. The value of the scholarship will be £10,000 p.a. for the three years of the Ph.D. course.

Provided By: St Catharine’s College, Cambridge UK
Course: PhD
Award: £60,000 p.a.
Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates in Management
Deadline: February 27, 2018
Apply Now: http://www.caths.cam.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/graduate-bursaries-and-funds/benavitch-scholarships

Short-Term Research Fellowships in Intellectual and Cultural History

The Warburg Institute is pleased to offer the Short-Term Research Fellowships. These Fellowships are intended for scholars in the early stages of their careers. Candidates must have completed at least one year’s research on their doctoral dissertation by the time they submit their application and, if postdoctoral, must have been awarded their doctorate within the preceding five years, i.e. after 1 October 2012. The values of the fellowships (rates for 2018/19) are £2,800 for two months, £4,000 for three months, and £5,200 for four months. The amount of these payments is absolute. The Fellowship does not provide a stipend but gives financial support towards living and subsistence costs in London and towards travel expenses.

Provided By: The Warburg Institute, University of London,
Course: Multiple courses
Award: £12,000
Eligibility: International may apply
Deadline: December 1, 2017.
Apply Now: https://warburg.sas.ac.uk/research/short-term-research-fellowships

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ACCENT Community College Scholarship

Award Amount:  Award amount $2,000 for short-term programs, $3,000 for semester programs.

Number of Awards: One (1)

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

ACCENT believes that international education is a critical element in today’s globally interconnected world, hence they provide “ACCENT Community College Scholarship” In partnership with FROSCH Student Travel. You are invited to apply for this scholarship program if you enrolled in an upcoming community college study abroad program with ACCENT and program duration must be three weeks or more. ACCENT’s mission is to collaborate with colleges and universities to create study abroad programs of academic integrity and rich cross-cultural focus.

Host Institution:

ACCENT International Consortium for Academic Programs Abroad is the number one provider of custom-made study abroad programs to Europe. With more than 25 years of experience, they give colleges and universities innovative ideas for enhancing and expanding academic experiences overseas while delivering seamless logistical support.

Eligibility:

The ACCENT Community College Scholarship will be strategically awarded to applicants who:

  • Currently enrolled community college student in the U.S. (full or part-time) completed a minimum of 12 credits
  • Enrolled in an upcoming community college study abroad program with ACCENT and program duration must be three weeks or more
  • Creative, energetic, and passionate about the opportunity to study abroad
  • Good disciplinary and academic standing with home institution
  • 18 years or older at the time of the program start date
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in this scholarship program you must download the application form from the given link: http://accentintl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ACCENT-Scholarship-ApplicationSP18.pdf

Supporting Documents:

Complete applications must include the following information:

  • Personal statement
  • Attach two letters of recommendation (professional or academic references)
  • Attach unofficial transcripts and courses in progress

Submitting Details:

Mail your completed application to:

ACCENT Study Abroad
870 Market Street, Suite 1026
San Francisco, CA 94102

Award Description:

  • Scholarship amounts may vary with a maximum award amount of up to $2,000 for short-term programs (three weeks or more) and $3,000 for semester programs.
  • Awards may include a reduction in program fees and/or optional group flight cost, generously sponsored by ACCENT’s group travel partner, FROSCH Student Travel.

Detailed Information Link:

http://accentintl.com/participant-information/accentscholarship/#responsibilities?platform=hootsuite

Contact Information:

Have any question please contact ACCENT at info-at-accentintl.com or 415.835.3744

 

Yale University CIEE Program Scholarship for Year or Term Abroad

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 15 for spring and March 5 for Fall or Full Year Abroad

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

As part of CIEE’s Academic Consortium, Yale’s Study Abroad Office is pleased to announce the CIEE Program Scholarship for Year or Term Abroad. In order to apply, the applicant must be a second-semester sophomore or a first or second-semester junior at the time of enrollment abroad. Yale Study Abroad is here to guide you through the process of identifying the international experience that fits your goals and interests.

Host Institution:

Yale University is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice. Yale educates aspiring leaders worldwide who serve all sectors of society.

Eligibility:

To eligible for Year or Term Abroad for Credit, the applicant must meet all the requirements:

  • Students must be applying for a CIEE program for the fall, spring, or full year abroad
  • Be a second-semester sophomore or a first or second semester junior at time of enrollment abroad
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 will be asked to submit an additional short essay that addresses their GPA and outlines specific strategies for maintaining academic good standing abroad. You should also ensure that you meet the GPA requirement of your intended study abroad program(s).
  • Be in academic good standing
  • Not be on disciplinary probation at time of enrollment abroad; when reviewing applications for approval, disciplinary records will be taken into consideration

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the students must submit a Year or Term Abroad Application for Credit at the given link: http://studyabroad.yale.edu/apply

Supporting Documents:

One page essay to addressing the following question:

  • One of the goals of the Yale Study Abroad Office is to encourage more students to consider studying abroad for the semester and to raise the visibility of term-time study abroad.
  • Describe for us one specific outreach event you would undertake, upon return to Yale, to help promote the value of a semester or full year abroad.
  • Be sure to outline your target population, timeline, and the ways in which you hope to incorporate your own experiences abroad.

Submitting Details:

Email a one-page essay to studyabroad-at-yale.edu.

Award Description:

Yale’s Study Abroad Office is able to nominate one student each semester to receive a $1000 scholarship to attend a CIEE semester program. Recipients of this scholarship are required to organize one study abroad outreach event upon their return to campus.Awards are offered on the condition that applicants are approved by Yale to study abroad

Detailed Information Link:

http://studyabroad.yale.edu/ciee-program-scholarship-year-or-term-abroad#

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email studyabroad-at-yale.edu

Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission Marshall Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: 40 each year

Deadline: 5pm (in the time zone your endorsing institution is located) on October 2, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission (MACC) administers the British Marshall Scholarships, which finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the UK. The Scholarships are mainly funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In order to apply, there is no age restriction but you must have graduated from your first undergraduate degree after April 2015.Marshall Scholarships are only available to full US citizens.

Host Institution:

Founded by a 1953 Act of Parliament, and named in honors of US Secretary of State George C Marshall, the Scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan and they express the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a 2018 Marshall Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship)
  • (by the time they take up their scholarship ie September 2018) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States
  • Have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 on their undergraduate degree. (Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 at the time of application). We do not accept rounded GPA’s.
  • Have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2015.
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A-Levels taken at a school in the UK.
  • The Marshall Commission seeks and recruits students from all backgrounds.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant must sign up for an online application through the given link: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.

Link for More Information:

http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

Contact information:

If you have any questions, contact to Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission by email to apps-at-marshallscholarship.org

Bridging Scholarships Study Abroad in Japan

Award Amount: $4000 and $2,500

Number of Awards:

Deadline: October 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The US-Japan Bridging Foundation is pleased to announce the Bridging Scholarship program.The Foundation funds scholarships through American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) to help students to study abroad in Japan. The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students who are participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Scholarships made available through the USJBF help prepare America’s young people to assume leadership roles in all aspects of cultural, educational, trade, and security relations between Japan and the United States.

Host Institution:

The United States-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization created in 1998, was established at the recommendation of the Japan-US Friendship Commission, an independent federal agency.  The Foundation aims to expand the opportunities for study abroad in Japan to help prepare America’s young people to assume future global leadership roles.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • 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.
  • Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can download application either Pdf or MS word format through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Two additional copies of the application form (3 copies total): A printed application can be requested from the AATJ office by phone, fax, or e-mail.
  • A short essay (maximum 500 words) telling us about yourself, explaining your reasons for wishing to study in Japan, and outlining what you hope to achieve by participating in a study-abroad program (3 copies)
  • An official transcript issued from your university’s registrar
  • A letter of recommendation

Submitting Details:

Applications for study in Japan should be submitted to Susan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Bridging Project Clearinghouse, at the AATJ office: studyabroad-at-aatj.org.

Award Description:

Bridging Scholarship recipients will receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs)for the academic year, which provide for travel and daily cost-of-living expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships

Contact Information:

For further information on the Bridging Scholarships or the application procedure, contact Susan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Bridging Project Clearinghouse, at the AATJ office: aatj-at-aatj.org

US-Ireland Alliance George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Full-tuition, housing and other (currently $1250 USD)

Number of Awards:12

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The US-Ireland Alliance is pleased to announce the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, which allows future American leaders to pursue a year of graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The program is open to 18 years of age or older (but not yet 30) candidates who have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. The program’s goal is to provide tomorrow’s leaders with an understanding about, an interest in, and an affinity for the island of Ireland.Up to twelve Mitchell Scholarships are awarded each year. The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides full-tuition, housing, accommodation, a stipend for living expenses and travel(currently $1250 USD) for up to one year.One round-trip airline ticket between the United States and Ireland is also provided.

Host Institution:

The US-Ireland Alliance is a proactive, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to consolidating existing relations between the United States and the island of Ireland and building that relationship for the future. The Alliance was created by Trina Vargo in 1998, in recognition of the fact that the relationship between the United States and Ireland was undergoing a dramatic transformation. Based in Washington, D.C., and Dublin, Ireland, the US-Ireland Alliance includes members from both the United States, Ireland, the UK and beyond.

Eligibility:

A Candidate for the Mitchell Scholarship Program must meet all the following criteria:

  • A Candidate must be a U.S. citizen
  • A Candidate must be 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30, on September 29 of the year of application (those who turn 30 on September 30th are not eligible).
  • A Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. Degrees from international accredited universities are acceptable if all other conditions are met.
  • It is important to note that the relevant government agency may require spouses or partners who are non-EU citizens to enroll full-time and prove financial resources for the year or to obtain a work permit before seeking paid employment in Ireland.
  • All eligible candidates who are prepared to enter a rigorous Scholarship competition are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

Materials you will need to complete the Mitchell Scholarship application:

  • Passport-style photo (PDF)
  • An unofficial transcript (Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts.) All transcripts scanned into a single PDF
  • Essay/Personal statement: (1,000 words maximum – most applicants find it helpful to write this in advance). The personal statement or essay is your opportunity to share your personality, passion, and drive with the selection committee that cannot be communicated elsewhere in the application materials.The statement or essay must be your own work.
  • A scan of your signature (PDF)
  • The Mitchell Scholarship Program will ask applicants selected as finalists to provide:
  • Proof of US Citizenship – See a list of acceptable documents to prove U.S. Citizenship:
  • Official copies of all transcripts in a sealed envelope or through a secure electronic system directly from the applicant’s registrar.
  • Require a short video interview as part of the application process: The interview will take less than 10 minutes.
  • If you are a graduate student or a non-student, you do not submit an institutional endorsement but may submit one as one of your four recommendations.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Up to twelve Mitchell Scholarships are awarded each year. However, this number is not absolutely fixed and it can vary based on the Selection Committee’s assessment of the candidates, as well as university placement in Ireland.
  • The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides full tuition, housing, and a monthly living stipend (currently $1250 USD) for up to one year (12 months) of post-graduate academic study in Ireland. Most programs run for nine months.
  • Up to three additional months of thestipend will be provided if required by the program (for a maximum of 12 months).
  • One round-trip airline ticket between the United States and Ireland is also provided.
  • Each Mitchell Scholar is responsible for securing and financing his or her own health insurance while abroad.
  • While married applicants or applicants with partners are accepted, no allowance is made for the expenses of an applicant’s spouse, partner, or dependents.

Application deadline:

  • The application deadline is September 29, 2017, at 5 pm Eastern Time and study will commence in the fall of 2018.
  • Video Interview: Once your application has been received and certified as complete after the initial deadline, you will receive information about the required video interview. You will have approximately 48 hours to submit the video interview. The video portion of the application must be completed and submitted by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on October 2, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship

Contact information:

If you have questions about the program, contact the program director to director-at-mitchellscholars.org.