External Grants/Scholarship
Type of Scholarships  Sponsor  Purpose   Level  Deadline  Link 
Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes  The US Department of State & Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  CLS provide seven to ten week group-based intensive language instruction and extensive cultural enrichment experiences at the intermediate and advanced levels  undergraduate, graduate, doctorate  18-Dec-09  link 
CET Academic Programs Helen T. Lin Scholarship  CET Academic Programs  mainly for  Beijing Chinese Language
Beijing Chinese Studies 
undergraduate  1-Dec  link 
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study  Blakemore Foundation  awarded for one year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs  graduate, doctorate, postdoctoral, professional  30-Dec  link 
AIFS Summer Study Abroad International Scholarships  American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)  focus on studying mandarin language study, Chinese Cultural History, Economic, Business Development in China, Chinese Philosophy&Religion, and International Relations/Chinese Foreign Policy  Undergraduate  15-Mar  link 
CEA Semester, Year and Summer Abroad Scholarships  Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA)  based on studying business along with  studying mandarin&Chinese culture  undergraduate  1-Mar, 15-Apr, 1-Nov  link 
Luce Scholars Program  Henry Luce Foundation  provides stipends and internships for fifteen young Americans to live and work in Asia each year  Undergraduate  December  link 
The National Security Education Program  The National Security Education Program  provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests  undergraduate, graduate  10-Feb  link 
Ambassadorial Scholarship Program  The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International  for two years of degree-oriented study in another country &  for either three or six months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to defray costs associated with round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements at flat  undergraduategraduate, doctorate, postdoctoral  1-Mar  link
Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP)  United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation  provides students with intentionally-designed education and training experiences critical to entry and advancement in international affairs careers. Students are recruited from across the nation and apply as sophomores to participate in a multi-year sequence of summer policy institutes, study abroad, intensive language training, internships, and graduate study, complemented by career development services along the way  undergraduate  15-Mar  link
Fulbright U.S. Student Program  United States Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs  offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide  graduate, doctorate  late in Oct  link
Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarships  Golden Key International Honour Society  assists members who participate in a study abroad program  Undergraduate  15-Apr /Oct15  link
Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources  Andrew W Mellon Fellowships  help junior scholars in the humanities and related social-science fields gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources, enable dissertation writers to do research,encourage uses of original sources provide insight from the viewpoint of doctoral candidates into how scholarly resources can be developed for access most helpfully in the future  doctorate  15-Nov  link
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships  Ford Foundation  seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students  Graduate, Doctorate, PostDoctoral  2-Nov  link
SYLFF Fellowship  Graduate Institute of International Studies  to nurture future leaders who will transcend geopolitical, religious, ethnic, and cultural boundaries in the world community for the peace and the well-being of humankind  Doctorate  1-Jun  link
YFU Scholarships  Youth for Understanding USA (YFU USA)  mainly for learning a new language and golbal perspective and living with Chinese family by going abroad with YFU USA  undergraduate  5-Jan  link
Global Studies Grants to Support the Study of International Affairs  Global Studies Foundation (GSF)  promote the study of international affairs and to help American students and faculty have and share formative international experiences  undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, postdoctoral, professional  8-Jan  link
Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar (Global Learning Semesters)  Global Learning Semesters  one student each semester, must be attending a semester-long program that is home-based in Cyprus.   undergraduate, graduate  15-Apr /Oct15  link
Hispanic Study Abroad Scholars (HSAS)  Global Learning Semesters  increase the number of Hispanic students engaged in study abroad  undergraduate, graduate    link
Christianson Grant / Working Abroad Grant  InterExchange, Inc.  Awards are intended to defray the costs of transportation, participation fees, travel insurance, housing, and meals related to a work, internship, or volunteer abroad program  undergraduate, graduate  15-Mar /15-July /Oct15  link
ULS Scholarship  University Language Services  intended to complement University Language Services’ mission to assist international students studying in the US and American students studying abroad  undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, postdoctoral, professional  28-Feb  link
DiversityAbroad.com Study Abroad Scholarship  Diversity Abroad  for students studying or interning abroad on programs offered by a Diversity Abroad member organization  undergraduate    link
Sally Whitcher World Travel and Peace Award  Hostelling International USA - Eastern New England Council  part of the educational mission of Hostelling International USA (HI-USA) to promote world peace through local and global travel, to help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling.  undergraduate  Apr &Oct   
David L. Boren Scholarships  The National Security Education Program  for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad and studying languages  undergraduate  11-Feb  link
Semester at Sea: Seamans-Kruse Scholarship  Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE)  encourage young people to reach their highest potential, and to create in them the courage to “embrace risk and change” on their way to becoming future global leaders. Students must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA to be considered for this award  undergraduate  11-Sep /12-Mar /16Apr  link
New England-China Scholarship Program  Beijing Municipal Education Commission  provide the opportunity for students to spend up to one year abroad in China, studying at one of 49 eligible institutions  undergraduate, graduate, doctorate  rolling  link
AFS Global Leaders Scholarship Program  AFS Intercultural Programs  any country and any field of study could apply for it  undergraduate  20-Mar  link