Other Funding Sources

External Sources of Funding

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) offers fellowships and grants in East European Studies.

 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduates who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2- or 4-year college for study abroad programs worldwide.

Boren Awards for International Study  Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. EESA-Ukraine fully qualifies for this scholarship.

Carnegie Junior Fellows provide research assistance to Associates working on the Carnegie's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, international economics, Chinese and Russian studies. 

Critical Language Scholarship Program   Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) provide group-based summer intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for eight to ten weeks.

Eastern European Study Abroad Scholarships (EESA) – up to $7,000

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or English Teaching Assistantships. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S. Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Please consult the specific country summary for details.   Graduating seniors and recent Bachelor’s-degree recipients, as well as Master's and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply. 

Glimpse Correspondents Program Grants

Marshall Scholarship  Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research Carnegie Fellowship Program

Phi Kappa PhiStudy Abroad Grants   Forty-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.

Rhodes Scholarship  The Rhodes Trust, a British charity established to honor the will and bequest of Cecil J. Rhodes, provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a graduate degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The first American Rhodes Scholars entered Oxford in 1904.

Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships Rotary International offers scholarships to promote international understanding and goodwill through study abroad. To be eligible, students must study abroad for a year or more.

The Office of Student Affairs also provides information of funding for students [PDF]*.

* Accessible version of document available upon request