David L. Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships promote linguistic and cultural immersion for overseas research.  New STEM summer programs! $8000-10000 per semester.  Students must be U.S. citizens, enrolled at an accredited university at the time the scholarship is in use.  Application deadline in February.


DAAD funds long term study abroad in Germany.  U.S. and Canadian Citizens as well as international students in their sophomore year or above enrolled in U.S. accredited universities may apply.  Includes a monthly stipend of 650 euros, insurance and travel allowances.  Application deadlines in January.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman Scholarship funds study abroad with focuses on national security and international economics.  Focuses on students who could otherwise not afford study abroad, with an award of $5000.  Applicants must be US citizens, in good standing with the university, and applying/accepted for a study abroad experience.

Application deadlines (by travel date)

Spring: October

Summer: March

Fall: March

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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship


The Goldwater Scholarship focuses on identifying and supporting future research leaders.  U.S. sophomores and juniors in STEM fields with a GPA of at least 3.0 can be nominated by the campus representative for a research scholarship of up to $7500 a year for up to two years.  Application deadline is the last Friday in January.

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship funds the graduate degrees of outstanding students focused on public service, in exchange for work in the public sector for at least 3 years.  Eligible students are U.S. citizens or nationals, have community service experience, and have junior/senior standing.  Maximum award is $30,000.  Application deadline is in February.

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Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship

The Udall Scholarship provides up to $7000 for Tuition, Room and Board, at your home university for students in Policy and Health Care who are Native Americans or Alaskans, and for all students in Environmentalism who’s work can affect tribal land.  Application deadline is in March.


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Elie Wiesel Essay Prize

Offering a yearly theme, this contest is open to any essay pertaining to ethics.  Current event discussion is strongly encouraged.  This essay contest is open to students with Junior/Senior standing at an accredited 4-year university.  Multiple prizes each year run from $500 to $5000.  Deadline is in December.


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Critical Language Scholarship  (Summer program)

This scholarship provides an 8-10 week overseas experience studying one of 14 critical languages.  Sophomore or higher student must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled at a US university (all levels) during the program.  This program covers all costs of overseas visit, excepting passport and medical exam fees.

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Fulbright UK Summer Institutes (Summer program)

A 3-4 week study abroad program designed to allow students to experience the culture and heritage of the United Kingdoms.  U.S. citizens of sophomore standing or higher with a 3.7 GPA may apply to have all travel, accommodation, and tuition fees covered.  Applications are due in February.

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Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment (Summer program)

U.S. citizens with full time standing and a 3.2 GPA are eligible to apply for a 6 week internship in Washington DC studying current issues and international affairs.  The program covers tuition, travel, housing, meals, and a $3200 stipend.  The application deadline is in February.