Foreign Fellowships: Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid
Each listing has its own criteria but deadline dates, selection conditions, application processes, and other details change more quickly than we can update this page. Please contact each individual source for complete, up-to-date details.
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Clara Belfield and Henry Bates Overseas Student Travel Fellowships
ATTN: Virginia Gordan, Assistant Dean for International Affairs
The University of Michigan Law School
300C Legal Research Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Fellowships of varying amounts are awarded to recent law school graduates or third-year law students to enable them to pursue legal studies abroad or to accept professional internships with international or government agencies, law firms, or other institutions in foreign countries. For application information, contact Assistant Dean Gordan.
Deadline: November 1
Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc.
Graduate Fellowships for Study or Research in Belgium
195 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
The Belgian American Educational Foundation will award eight fellowships of $24,000 each for advanced study or research at one of the Belgian Universities or other academic institutions of higher learning. The applicant must be a citizen of the United States and either have a Masters degree or equivalent degree, or be working towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Candidates under 30 years of age and with a speaking and reading knowledge of Dutch, French or German are preferred. Applicants are nominated by the Dean of the Law School.
Deadline: October 31
The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund
Honorary Consulate General of Sweden New York
445 Park Ave., 21st Floor
New York, NY 10022
Qualified American citizens and permanent residents with well-developed projects in the fields of politics, public administration, mass media, business and industry, working life, human environment, education and culture, may apply for travel grants. Grants of 30,000 Swedish crowns will be made to support two-to-four week intensive research trips to Sweden.
Deadline: November 15
1201 Third Ave., Suite 4800
Seattle, WA 98101
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund a year of advanced language study at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama (IUC), the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing (IUP), the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei (ICLP), and similar programs in other countries of East and SE Asia. Applicants must be pursuing an academic, professional or business career that involves the regular use of a modern Asian language.
Deadline: December 30, 2011
Center for International & Comparative Studies (CICS)
1080 S. University, Suite 3661
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
The Center for International & Comparative Studies (CICS) offers a not-for-credit seminar for master's students and doctoral students at the pre-candidacy level intending to pursue field-based research outside the United States. The seminar is open to students in the early stages of graduate training with interests in international and area studies who can demonstrate goals of completing training and research through the doctorate. Graduate students from across disciplines are invited to apply.
Deadline: March 21
Fulbright Grants for Study Abroad
University of Michigan
International Institute, Room 2660
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Grants of varying amounts are available for graduate study or research abroad. Applicants are required to have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out their proposed study or research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be pursuing or already hold a JD degree. Application forms are available from the Fulbright program advisor.
German Academic Exchange Service
DAAD Scholarships in Germany
See: Post-Graduate Fellowships
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
1744 R Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
The German Marshall Fund has brought Americans and Europeans together to increase understanding and to build future transatlantic networks among the political, media, business, and nonprofit communities. GMF works closely with partner organizations to sponsor a range of fellowship and exchange programs designed to provide both broad cultural exposure and more targeted opportunities for learning about specialized policy areas.
The Hazard Fellowship
The John Hazard Institute
ATTN: Peter Bird Martin, Executive Director
4 West Wheelock Street
Hanover, NH 03755
The John Hazard Institute is offering three-year international comparative law fellowships to enable young American lawyers who have passed a U.S. bar exam to study the law, law language, and law culture of countries crucial to U.S. understanding of international affairs.
International Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O. Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-2899
Scholarships are available for selected women from other countries for full-time graduate study in the U.S. and Canada.
Deadline: December 15
1720 N. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The International Peace & Security Institute (IPSI) is offering two training symposiums this summer in Italy and The Netherlands. Limited financial aid is available to help with the tuition cost. Further information is available on their website.
Albert Gallatin Fellowship: This fellowship supports outstanding, advanced graduate students engaged in the research or writing of a dissertation in the broad area of "international affairs." While not limited by discipline, "international affairs" may be taken to mean the study of political, economic, social, and legal processes across cultures or countries.
Dumas Malone Fellowship: The purpose of this fellowship is to support the research of outstanding advanced graduate students who have a need to investigate archives or other repositories of information in a foreign country or countries.
Deadline: March 26
Lurcy Fellowship for Study in France
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
University of Michigan
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48l09-1070
The George Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust awards $25,000 to a graduate student whose academic objectives would benefit from studying for an academic year in France. Areas of interest include the study and understanding of France, its language, culture and civilization. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline: October 15
The Dumas Malone & Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowships
Office of the Vice President for Research
P.O. Box 400882, Thornton Hall A123
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Deadline: January 13
National Security Education Program
Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests.
Deadline: January 28
The Rotary Foundation
Rotary Foundation Scholarships
One Rotary Center
1560 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201-3698
The Rotary Foundation provides several different scholarship opportunities to study or teach abroad. The scholarships are designed to promote international understanding between people of different nations. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30.
Deadline: Contact the Foundation for application materials and deadline information.
Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
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