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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: Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis, Assistant Dean for International Affairs
The University of Michigan Law School
212 Hutchins Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Deadline: November 3
Website: Clara Belfield and Henry Bates Overseas Student Travel Fellowships

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.

Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc.

Graduate Fellowships for Study or Research in Belgium
195 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Prof. Dr. Emile Boulpaep
Deadline: October 31
Website: Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc.

The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.

The B.A.E.F. will award up to nine fellowships each carrying a stipend of $26,000 for one year. If the fellow chooses to remain less than the full 12 months, the stipend will be prorated accordingly. The fellowship period must be at least 6 months.

In addition to the stipend, the Foundation will provide health insurance. No other supplements can be expected.

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

1201 Third Ave., Suite 4800
Seattle, WA 98101
Deadline: December 20
Website: Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund an academic year of advanced language study abroad of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian languages.

Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, government service, and academia are encouraged to apply.

An applicant must have (at minimum) a bachelor's degree and have completed at least three years of study of the language at the college level by the start of the grant. 

Center for International & Comparative Studies (CICS)

International Institute
1080 S. University, Suite 3661
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
Deadline: February 17
Website: Center for International & Comparative Studies (CICS)

Fellowships enable outstanding individuals to fuse ideas and concepts acquired in the classroom with real-world practical training. The awards and funding opportunities students obtain often set the foundation for leadership in public and private international law. The following fellowships are available to Michigan Law students. The International Institute Individual Fellowships are designed to support University of Michigan students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct research abroad. Award amounts are up to $5,000.

Fellowships at Auschwitz for the study of Professional Ethics​​

Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
Ny, NY 10280
Deadline: January 6

FASPE Law seeks applicants for the 2015 law fellowship program. This program works with students in several professional fields, uses conduct of lawyers and judges during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive course of study on legal ethics. Fellowship covers all program costs, including international and European travel, lodging and food.

Fulbright Grants for Study Abroad

University of Michigan
International Institute, Room 2660
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Deadline: Varies
Website: Fulbright Grants for Study Abroad

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
Phone: 202.683.2650
Fax: 202.265.1662
Deadline: Varies
Website: The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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.

International Peace & Security

Institute (IPSI)
1720 N. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline: December 2
Website: International Peace & Security

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.

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
Deadline: October 9
Website: Lurcy Fellowship for Study in France

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.

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
July 15 Fall Term and Academic Year (Fall/Winter Terms)
November 15 Winter Term
March 15 Spring/Summer Terms.
Website: Mary Sue & Kenneth Coleman Global Experience Fund

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.

National Security Education Program

Boren Fellowships

Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW
6th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Deadline: January 27
Website: Boren Fellowships

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.

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York

See: Ethnic

Funding for Internships, Research & Internships Abroad

Various via MGoAbroad

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