Resources for International Study & Fellowships

The following is a partial list of scholarships, fellowships and grants that provide funding for graduate study abroad. Stop by the Study Abroad Resource Center on the 4th floor of Snell hall to find out more!


Fulbright Scholarship

  • Institute of International Education
  • For study, research or teaching abroad
  • Applications are to ONE specific country
  • If more than one semester of study in a country, don't apply to that country.
  • Funds awarded

Marshall Scholarship

  • Marshall Scholarships "finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom"
  • For study at any UK university, including the "Big Three"
  • Need a 3.7 GPA minimum to apply

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship

  • Scholarship for study in Ireland
  • NOT for "Irish Studies"
  • Competitive - modeled as the "Marshall Scholarship to Ireland"

Rhodes Scholarship

  • For study at Oxford University, UK
  • Must have impressive grades and leadership experience

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

  • A one-year grant for travel and study outside the U.S.
  • Must be a student at one of the 50 participating institutions
  • Free-formed, non-study proposals

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

  • Provides an annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world

David L. Boren Scholarship 

  • National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Offers undergraduates the resources to study the language and culture of a non-Western country
  • Intern for the federal department of your choice

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

  • Created to increase educational opportunities to students who are from low-income, first-generation families, and/or those who are from ethnic backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in graduate education. It is funded through the Department of Education.
  • Apply through home college or university.

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