These grants for study or research abroad are awarded on a nationally competitive basis to U.S. citizens who are graduate students. The full grants generally provide funding for round-trip travel, maintenance for one academic year, health and accident coverage, and full or partial tuition. Campus interviews are scheduled with applicants through mid-September to first week in October.
Information Session: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, G08 Hall, 4:30pm
Contact Information: ContactProgram Administrator, Elizabeth Edmondson, email@example.com for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Application Deadline: The campus submission deadline is September 2, 2015. Campus interviews are scheduled between September 14 and October 9, after which applications are submitted online to IIE by the Einaudi Center prior to the October 13 deadline.
Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships
This program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States.
How to Apply: The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad grant is an institutional application, which means that only the university is able to submit students' applications. Prospective applicants are urged to contact the Einaudi Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 607-255-8933 immediately to indicate their intention to apply, because the competition is not held at an established time each year. The next application period will be for 2016-2017 grants, beginning October 2016. Applicants must arrange to have at least one counseling session with Fulbright Advisor, Gil Levine, Professor Emeritus, by contacting email@example.com.
Application deadline: TBA. Closing date is approximately four weeks after the competition opening date. Applications that do not meet the Cornell deadline will not be accepted. http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/index.html
Information Session Fall 2015: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, G08 Uris Hall, 4:30 PM
Contact Information: Elizabeth Edmondson, Fulbright Administrator (counseling available by appointment), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institute of International Education
Institute of International Education has numerous programs and scholarships designed to help students and professionals focusing on the Asia-Pacific region to develop as leaders in their chosen field. They have a regional office in Bangkok, Thailand.
Apply at: http://www.iie.org Contact Information: http://www.iie.org/Contact-Us
SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship
SSRC offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research outside of the United States.
Apply at: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship/. Accepting applications beginning August 11, 2015.
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships
Grants awarded for one year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs (Khmer, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Burmese, Thai, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese).
Application deadline: December 30, 2015, 11:30pm EST
Apply at: https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com. If for any reason you cannot access the online application, please email: email@example.com for assistance.
US-INDO Travel Grants
US-INDO award grants of up to $2,000 to fund travel to Indonesia or to the United States. These grants are awarded to promote academic and other exchanges between the two countries. USINDO Travel Grants are open to U.S. and Indonesian citizens seeking to travel to Indonesia or the United States to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences.
Application deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.
Apply at: http://www.usindo.org/usindo-grants/travel-grants
NSEP: Boren Fellowships
Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study 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. In addition, Boren Fellowships can provide limited funding for domestic language study that will supplement the overseas component. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000. Note: there is a service requirement to work in the federal government in a position with national security responsibilities. The application is released in late August.
Application deadline: January 28, 2016m 5pm EST
Apply at: https://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/how_apply.html
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for advanced professionals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
Application deadline: September 19, 2015. Applications for the 2016 competition is available as of July 2015.
Apply at: http://www.gf.org/