SCHOLARSHIPS


Scholarships

Applications for the TAMIU Study Abroad General Scholarship will be reviewed to receive the International Education Fee Scholarship and/or the Guadalupe & Lilia Martinez International Fellows Scholarship. Please find scholarship details below:

International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS)

The IEFS is distributed in a competition open to all undergraduate and graduate TAMIU students, including international students, meeting the established eligibility requirements and attending a TAMIU approved study abroad program.

Eligibility

Guadalupe & Lilia Martinez International Fellows Scholarship (GLM)

This scholarship aims to diversify and expand the participation of TAMIU students in overseas programs by awarding grants to undergraduate students coming from traditionally under-represented fields in education abroad and have chosen a non-traditional location for their study abroad experience.

Eligibility

Students participating in a faculty-led study abroad program have the opportunity to share their global experiences with others through this contest. Applicants will be able to tell their story via photos, videos, posts, blogs, and quotes. Students are encouraged to be creative and must be inclusive of their study abroad group.
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Students who are U.S. citizens and receive a Pell Grant may apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a nationally competitive scholarship which promotes study abroad among underrepresented students. As part of the electronic application process, all applications must be certified online by both a financial aid and a study abroad advisor. The Financial Aid Scholarship Coordinator, will verify that the student is currently receiving a Federal Pell grant and the estimated amount of financial aid, in grants and scholarships, that the student may apply to their study abroad program. The Study Abroad Advisor will verify the study abroad program information provided by the student and that the program they are applying to is an approved, undergraduate credit-eligible program at the student's home university. Click here to apply!
Eligibility
Freeman-ASIA is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students must have applied or have been accepted to a study abroad based program in: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. A multi-country program is eligible only if the applicant will spend at least 8 weeks in one of the countries stated above and will have intensive language study during that period. Click here to apply and learn more about the scholarship.  
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a unique scholarship opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad. NSEP awards scholarships students for study of world regions critical the U.S. interests. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. A NSEP service requirement requires that an award recipient must first seek work in the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, State or the Intelligence Community, and, if no positions are available, seek work in the broader federal sector. Click here to apply!
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Phi Kappy Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Forty-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Click here to apply!
Eligibility
The Post-9/11 GI Bill has the potential to allow many more American students with diverse backgrounds to study abroad. The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued an important clarification of their policies that will help veterans and campus administrators to better understand how the GI Bill benefits can be used to help cover the cost of certain study abroad activities. In guidance they issued in response to questions we have been discussing with them, the VA addresses several of the ways that students can enroll in study abroad programs, and spells out what is eligible to be covered. The VA has just posted this guidance on their Post-9/11 GI Bill website, as a "Post-9/11 Study Abroad Fact Sheet"
The Foundation for Global Scholars is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado whose mission is to create global citizens and leaders by assisting students in achieving their personal and professional goals of obtaining cultural and academic experiences abroad. The Foundation will support this mission by awarding scholarships to help enable students to obtain an international experience. Students who are from underrepresented populations in international education are a priority. Students may apply for any of the four scholarships available from the Foundation providing they meet the eligibility requirements for each one. They are: Foundation for Global Scholars General Scholarship, STA Travel Scholar Award, Diversity Abroad / GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Scholarship, Banks Family Scholarship. Click here to apply!
There are three types of Rotary Scholarships: the Academic Year Ambassadorial Scholarship; the Multi -Year Ambassadorial Scholarship, which is awarded for two or three years of specific degree oriented study abroad; and the Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship which is awarded for three or six months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country. Scholars receive round-trip transportation and all tuition & fees as well as room and board. Recipients will not be assigned to study in areas of a country where they have previously lived or studied for more than six months. Application deadlines vary as they are set by individual Rotary Clubs.

The Institute for International Education (IIE) has the IIE passport resource that assists students in finding scholarship opportunities for study abroad. Visit IIE Passport to for more information. 

With help from the National Security Education Program (NSEP), undergraduate and graduate students from the United States are able to study less known foreign languages in regions that are critical to U.S. interests, i.e. Africa, Asia, Central Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Awards are as high as $20,000 for undergraduate students, and $30,000 for graduate students. Award scholars are required to dedicate at least one year of employment with the federal government.With help from the National Security Education Program (NSEP), undergraduate and graduate students from the United States are able to study less known foreign languages in regions that are critical to U.S. interests, i.e. Africa, Asia, Central Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Awards are as high as $20,000 for undergraduate students, and $30,000 for graduate students. Award scholars are required to dedicate at least one year of employment with the federal government.

For more information, please visit www.borenawards.org.

Standing as the biggest U.S. international exchange program, Fulbright presents opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to engage in graduate study, research, teaching at the elementary, secondary, and university level internationally. This program offers grants for uniquely designed research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Grant durations and dates are differ depending on the country.

For more information, please visit Fulbright Program

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Global Engineering Education Exchange take courses in engineering in a universal setting, earn course credit and pay tuition at their home university. This academic exchange program is made up of top universities in engineering in the U.S. and internationally. Global E3 is made up of over 30 engineering school in the United States and more than 70 programs in 20 foreign countries across the globe.

For more information, please visit Global E3 .

Project Go receives funding through the Defense Language and National Security Education Office to help award full scholarships to ROTC students for study both in the United States and abroad. This program is desired to improve the language skills and regional expertise of prospective military officers.

For more information, please visit Project Go.


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