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Foreign Fellowships: Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid

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American Association of University Women (AAUW)
See: Women

Clara Belfield and Henry Bates Overseas Student Travel Fellowships
ATTN: Roopal Shah, Assistant Dean for International Affairs
The University of Michigan Law School
212 Hutchins Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

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 Shah.
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 $25,000 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

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships
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 20

Center for International & Comparative Studies (CICS)
International Institute
1080 S. University, Suite 3661
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1106

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; $4,500 stipend.
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.
Deadline: Varies

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
Phone: 202.683.2650
Fax: 202.265.1662

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.
Deadline: Varies

International Peace & Security InstitutE (IPSI)
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.
Deadline: December 2

Lurcy Fellowship for Study in France
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
University of Michigan
Fellowship Office
Rackham Building
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 10

Mary Sue & Kenneth Coleman Global Experience Fund
University of Michigan
Office of Financial Aid
2500 Student Activities Building
515 E. Jefferson
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Awarded to students to help fund study abroad or other global experiences. Undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated need in UM-sponsored study abroad programs or programs encompassing other global experiences.

July 15 Fall Term and Academic Year (Fall/Winter Terms)
November 15 Winter Term
March 15 Spring/Summer Terms.

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

  • 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.
    Deadline: January 25
  • 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: January 25

    National Security Education Program
    Boren Fellowships
    Institute of International Education
    1400 K Street, NW
    6th Floor
    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

    Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
    See: Ethnic
  • Various - via MGoAbroad
    Funding for Internships, Research & Internships Abroad

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