Study Abroad and Language Acquisition

US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes

For first-year students and sophomores with little or no international experience. Funds a three-six week academic and cultural immersion at an institute for higher education in the UK. If eligible, fill out this interest form to apply in January and February. Elise Rudt and Kati Schuler run this process through Sakai and place people on the site based on interest form responses.

Timeline:
December 18, 2018 First Draft Due Date
December 20, 2018 Deadline to Submit an Interest Form
January 10, 2019 Second Draft Due Date
February 07, 2019 National Application Deadline
March 2019 Short-Listed Applicants Notified
April 2019 Finalists Notified/Interviewed
Late April 2019 Winners Announced

Gilman International Scholarship Program

For all class levels; provides funding up to $5,000 to defray the costs of study or internships abroad during the spring, summer, or fall for students receiving federal Pell Grants. If eligible, please fill out this interest form to begin working on the application the semester before you intend to study abroad. Elise Rudt runs this process through Sakai and places people on the site based on interest form responses.

Spring Study Abroad Timeline:
Mid-August 2019 Application Open
Mid-September 2019 Worksheets due on Sakai
Mid-September 2019 Deadline to Submit an Interest Form
Late September 2019 Essay Drafts due on Sakai
Early October 2019 National Application Deadline
Late November 2019 All Applicants Notified of Status

Summer, Fall, and Academic Year Study Abroad Timeline:
Mid-January 2019 Application Open
February 7, 2019 Worksheets Due on Sakai
February 15, 2019 Deadline to Submit an Interest Form
February 19, 2019 Essay Drafts Due on Sakai
March 5, 2019 National Application Deadline
April 2019 All Applicants Notified of Status

Freeman ASIA Scholarship

For all class levels; provides funding from up to $3,000 for summer, $5,000 for a semester, and $7,000 for the academic year to students with substantial financial need, for study abroad programs in Asia. If eligible, please fill out this interest form the winter before you intend to study abroad. Elise Rudt runs this process through Sakai and places people on the site based on interest form responses.

Summer, Fall, and Academic Year Study Abroad Timeline:
Mid-January 2019 Application Opens
February 15, 2019 Deadline to submit an interest form
Forthcoming Drafts Due on Sakai
Forthcoming National Application Deadline

Critical Language Scholarship

For all class levels; provides eight to ten weeks of fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion for the study of a language that is not commonly taught ot critical to U.S. national security. This program can build upon a Summer Language Abroad grant through the CSLC. If eligible, please fill out this interest form early fall before the summer you would like to complete the program. Elise Rudt runs this process through Sakai and places people on the site based on interest form responses.

Timeline:
October 3, 2018 Application Open
November 5, 2018 First Drafts Due On Sakai
November 10, 2018 Deadline to submit an interest form
November 19, 2018 Second Drafts Due on Sakai
November 27, 2018 National Application Deadline
Late January 2019 Semi-Finalists Notified of Status
Early March 2019 Winners Notified of Status

Boren Scholarship

Provides up to $20,000 in funding for students studying abroad in a non-traditional location, learning a language crucial to national security interests. Awardees are required to secure a position working for the government after graduation for at least one year, and receive priority hiring in any government hiring process. If eligible, please fill out this interest form fall of the year before you plan to study abroad. Elise Rudt runs this process through Sakai and places people on the site based on interest form responses.

Timeline:
Fall 2018 Schedule Information Meeting with Elise
December 14, 2018 Deadline to submit an interest form
December 30, 2018 First Draft Due Date on Sakai
January 14, 2019 Second Draft Due Date on Sakai
January 25, 2018 Campus Application Due Date
Week of January 28, 2019 Campus Committee Interviews
February 7, 2019 National Application Deadline
Late April 2019 All Applicants Notified of Status