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ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS - SE & THE ASIA INSTITUTE

In an effort to support the global competencies and knowledge of students interested in Asia, the Academy of International Business Southeast (AIB-SE) and the Asia Institute are collaborating to offer $1000 in scholarships supporting global learning experiences for students traveling to Asia in 2016. 

The deadline to apply is October 10th, 2015 no later than 5pm EST.  

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

These scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors and are separated into merit-based and need-based categories. 

The deadline to apply is April 15.

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in a program longer than 4 weeks in any country. 

The deadline to apply is March 1st for Summer and Fall programs and October 1st for Spring programs.

BOREN AWARDS

These scholarships are available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. 

The deadline to apply is February 9th, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are available for undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year or semester program in Japan. 

The deadline to apply is April 8th for Fall 2016 programs.

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for students wishing to study in China. Please visit the Chinese Government Scholarship website for more information.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2016.
 

CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for undergraduate or graduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester, or summer program to study one of the following languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish and Urdu.

The deadline to apply is November 23, 2015 by 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

DAAD SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in Germany. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the DAAD website for more information. 

DARMASISWA INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

This scholarship program is for students studying in Indonesia for one year who are interested in learning the Bahasa Indonesia language.

The deadline to apply for the 2016-2017 academic year is February 22, 2016.

DAVID HERSHBERG SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship of at least $1,500 is available to full-time students attending a university in Metro Louisville or a contiguous county, or to full-time students with a permanent address in Metro Louisville or a contiguous county. Students must be participating on an education abroad or research abroad program that lasts at least 21 days.

The deadline to apply for the summer 2016 term is 4:00 pm on February 19th, 2016.

DIVERSITYABROAD.COM STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in any country. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the Diversity Abroad website for more information.

ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in any country. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the English-Speaking Union website for more information. 

FEDERAL PELL GRANT

This grant is usually awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and and have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completion of the FAFSA does not guarantee the receipt of a Pell Grant. 

Deadlines vary by state of residence, though most are due in early January for the following school year. Check the FAFSA website for more information.

FOUNDATION FOR GLOBAL SCHOLARS

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in a program 4 weeks or longer. 

The deadline to apply is November 20th for Spring and Summer programs.

FREEMAN AWARDS FOR STUDY IN ASIA

These scholarships are available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are undergraduate students studying at two-year or four-year colleges or universities who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Visit the Freeman-ASIA website for more information.

The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2016 for Summer 2016 programs and April 1st, 2016 for Fall 2016 or Academic Year 2016-17 programs.

FULBRIGHT GRANTS

These scholarships are available for students who have received a bachelor's degree before the start of the grant participating in an experience abroad. 

The deadline to apply for 2017-18 awards is October 11, 2016 by 5:00 pm EST.

FUND FOR EDUCATION ABROAD

These 7 scholarships are available for undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in a semester or summer program in any country. 

The application window opens November 16th, 2015 at 9:00 am Eastern Time and the deadline to apply is January 18th, 2016 by noon Eastern Time.

FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE LEARNING

The Fund for International Service Learning (FISL) is a non-profit organization that provides $500 scholarships to students enrolled in international service learning programs. FISL wants to help students by alleviating the financial strain of international travel. 

There is no scheduled application deadline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

GLOBAL STUDIES FOUNDATION GRANT

The Global Studies Foundation is a nonprofit organization promoting international awareness and education. GSF conducts scientific research, sponsors educational outreach programs and offers a growing array of grants and awards to advance the study of international affairs. 

The deadline to apply is July 1st. Visit the GSF website for more information.

GO OVERSEAS IRELAND SCHOLARSHIP

This $15,000 scholarship will be awarded to one undergraduate student planning to study abroad for a semester in Ireland. 

The deadline to apply is March 4, 2016.

GO OVERSEAS STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in any country. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the Go Overseas website for more information. 

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES (IREU)

This scholarship is available for chemical and materials science students who apply for a summer research opportunity at certain universities in Germany, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom through the ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) program. 

The deadline to apply is in January 2016. 

JAPAN STUDENT SERVICES ORGANIZATION SCHOLARSHIP (JASSO)

These scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students planning to study at a Japanese university. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the JASSO website for more information.

KILLAM FELLOWSHIPS

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year or semester exchange program in any country. 

The deadline to apply is January 31st.

MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS

This scholarship is available for graduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in the United Kingdom. 

The deadline to apply is October 1st.

MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for graduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year program in Ireland.  

The deadline to apply is October 1st.

PHI KAPPA PHI STUDY ABROAD GRANT

Phi Kappa Phi offers approximately 45 grants of $1,000 for undergraduate study abroad. These grants are designed to support students as they seek international experience in their academic fields. 

For programs that begin May 1 through November 20, the deadline to apply is February 15. For programs that begin December 1 through May 31, the deadline is September 15.

PIMSLEUR SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in any country. 

The deadline to apply is July 31st. 

RACE FOR EDUCATION

The Race for Education has scholarships available to students of any discipline who are interested in pursuing a career in the equine or agricultural industry. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the Race for Education website for more information. 

RHODES SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available for students under the age of 24 of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program at Oxford. 

The deadline to apply is October 1st by 11:59 pm EST.

SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARS

This scholarship program is a one-year Master's Degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Please visit the Schwarzman website for more information.

The application opens in April 2016. 

SIGMA DELTA PI UNDERGRADUATE STUDY ABROAD AWARDS

These scholarships are available for junior standing Spanish major or minor student currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in Spain, Ecuador or Costa Rica. The applicant must also be an active elected member of Sigma Delta Pi.

The deadline to apply is February 1st.

TURKISH COALITION OF AMERICA

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester, or summer program in Turkey, Northern Cyprus or Bosnia & Herzegovina. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the Turkish Coalition of America website for more information.

UPPER MIDWEST REBILD SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year or semester program in Denmark. 

The deadline to apply is April 15th.

US-UK FULBRIGHT COMMISSION

This scholarship is available for students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in the United Kingdom. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the US-UK Fulbright Commission website for more information. 

WHITAKER INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

This scholarship is available for biomedical engineering or bioengineering students currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in an academic year, semester or summer program in any country. 

Deadlines vary. Please visit the Whitaker Foundation website for more information.

YENCHING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for Master's Degree students wishing to study in China for a year. The Yenching Scholars program takes place at Peking University in Beijing.

Final acceptance decisions are made in March.  

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