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Updated Deadlines for Scholarships/Fellowships/Grants:

Students interested in learning more about Scholarship opportunities and/ or applying, should contact our office in Carman Hall room 337 or email us at Please keep in mind that the application proccess can be demanding and may take some time to prepare. For this reason we encourage students to begin the application process early.


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Updated Scholarship Dates

Fulbright Scholarship (2017-2018):

  • Application deadline for 2017/18 competition: October 11, 2015

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship (Winter, Academic Year Fall/Spring, and Summer of 2017):

  • Application deadline for winter and spring: October 4, 2016
  • Summer 2017 Early Application Deadline: October 4, 2016
  • Academic Year Fall/Spring Application Deadline:
  • Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Application Deadline:

David L. Boren Scholarship/Fellowship (2017):

  • Boren Scholarships 2017 - Application deadline: February 9, 2017
  • Boren Fellowships 2017 - Application deadline: January 31st, 2017

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst- German Academic Exchange Service)

  • DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship deadline: January 31, 2017
  • DAAD for graduating seniors: November 4, 2016

More Information about Scholarships/Fellowships/Grants

Institute of International Education (IIE)

  • Fulbright Scholarship
    • The prestigious Fulbright Scholarship Program is a public diplomacy initiative funded by the U.S. Department of State.
    • Those not attending school must request applicant information from IIE's U.S. student programs office.
    • IIE cannot accept applications from foreign nationals for the Fulbright program. Foreign nationals must apply through the binational Fulbright Commission or designated U.S. diplomatic post in their home nation.
    • Website:
  • Studio Arts Center International (SACI)
    • Florence, Italy
    • For serious students seeking excellence in studio art, liberal arts, and art conservation.
    • Available for semester/year abroad, late spring and summer studies, two-year diploma, post-baccalaureate, M.A. and M.F.A. programs.
    • Applications and info: 1-800-344-9186
  • DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst- German Academic Exchange Service) Undergraduate Scholarship
    • Deadline: January 31, 2017
    • Available to sophomores and juniors in all academic fields
    • Scholarships granted for a period of 4-10 months in the German academic year
    • Recipients will be awarded a stipend €650 per month
    • Covers health insurance and offers lump sum for travel costs
    • Applicants must demonstrate interest in Germany, although language skills are not required
    • Website:

    DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

    • Available to graduating seniors and recent graduates in all academic fields
    • Deadline: October 31, 2016 for applicants in the fields of music, performing arts and visual arts
    • November 1, 2015 for applicants in all other fields
    • Scholarship granted for one academic year (10 months) with possibility of one year extension
    • Monthly stipend of €750
    • Covers health insurance and offers lump sum for travel costs
    • Website:

    There are many more funding opportunities available through DAAD. For more information, please visit their website:

  • USA Pavilion Student Ambassador Program 
    • This opportunity is open to U.S citizens who are at least 18 years of age.  Applicants must have completed at least one full-year of college-level credit or its equivalent and must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. For additional eligibility criteria, visit the program's site.
    • Selected student will receive: round-trip to and from Milan; entry/working visa and emergency medical insurance; accommodations at a college dormitory in Milan; online and onsite job training, including briefings at the U.S. Consulate General Milan; pre-paid public transportation card to and from Expo site; daily stipend of 35 euros to cover food and incidentals; $1,000 bonus upon successful completion of the program; "Certificate of Completion" issued by USA Pavillion and U.S. Department of State upon successful completion of the program.
    • Website: