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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. These costs include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare. 

Boren Scholarship and Fellowship

Boren Fellowships and Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Areas that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad include Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students. 

  • Arabic, Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate or advanced level; 
  • Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu: Beginning, intermediate or advanced level; 
  • Chinese, Japanese, Russian: Intermediate or advanced level. 

Host countries may include: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, or others where the target languages are spoken. 

DAAD Scholarships – The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

We offer programs and funding for students, faculty, researchers and others in higher education, providing financial support to over 55,000 individuals per year for our programs in Germany. 


The U.S. Student Program is designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates, masters and doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists opportunities for personal development and international experience. 

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards for graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. 

Golden Key

Graduate Scholar Award gives twelve $10,000 scholarships used for post-baccalaureate or professional study at accredited institutions of higher learning (does not have to be in the U.S. or have a Golden Key chapter). 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Biomedical Research Grants for Individuals – Undergraduates working abroad

HHMI grants support promising biomedical research scientists working outside the United States, medical and dental students seeking research training, and leading research scientists who are developing new approaches to undergraduate science education. HHMI offers biomedical research grants for international scientist, medical student research training and early career awards, and fellowships for advanced study.