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Scholarships and Fellowships

Great scholarship opportunities are available. Don't miss the upcoming deadlines!

Applications for MIAGE Scholarships and the Graduate Assistantship are due February 15 at 5:00 PM.

Applications for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships are dueFebruary 1 at 5:00 PM.

Applications for Asian Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are due January 26 at 5:00 PM. Approved languages: Arabic, Cambodian (Khemer), Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian, Vietnamese

Applications for Latin American Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are due January 26 at 5:00 PM. Approved languages: Nahuatl, Portuguese, Quechua

In addition to the funding we provide, the MIAGE program endeavors to direct our students to merit-based financial aid opportunities. We have provided below a list of resources for you to explore scholarship and fellowship opportunities specific to MIAGE students. See the The University of Utah's scholarship site for more.

Scholarships and Fellowships (Further Fellowship Opportunities are Listed with our Internship Opportunities)


Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas.
The program accepts up to 15 American and British citizens per year. The program includes intensive Russian language training, seminar series, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, language training, program-related travel costs, housing and insurance. For more information, please see: http://culturalvistas.org/programs-for-students-and-professionals/professional-fellowships/alfa-fellowship.

Approximate application deadline: December 1


Boren Fellowship

Boren Fellowships provide U.S. graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.
Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study. In addition, Boren Fellowships can provide limited funding for domestic language study that will supplement the overseas component. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000.For more information, please see: http://borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/how_apply.html.

Application deadline: Late January


CIA: Graduate Scholarship ProgramThis unique program is designed to give promising graduate students, particularly minorities and people with disabilities, the opportunity to gain practical work experience that compliments their graduate studies. Applicants should be entering either their first or second year of graduate studies when applying to CIA's Graduate Scholar Program. For more information, please see: https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/graduate-scholarship-program.html.

Application deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) -Honor Roll Scholarship

Each department is given one scholarship, to award to a student of their choice. Departments notify the college of their decision. $4,000 per year.


The MIAGE program will make nominations in lateFebruary.


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) - Martin Harris Hiatt

MIAGE will submit one letter of nomination to CSBS for this scholarship. As a student, you are required to provide to us: (1) A letter indicating why you should be selected. (2) Student transcripts. $6,250 per year.
The MIAGE program will make nominations in lateFebruary.


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) - Herbert W. Gustafson

A scholarship fund established in 2008 by the estate of Herbert W. Gustafson to support graduate students in the pursuit of quantitative study of human social behavior.

MIAGE will submit one letter of nomination to CSBS for this scholarship. As a student, you are required to provide to us: (1) A letter indicating why you should be selected. (2) Student transcripts. (3) CV. $6,250 per year.
The MIAGE program will make nominations in lateFebruary.


The Critical Language Scholarship Program

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Intensive summer language institutes are offered in thirteen critical foreign languages. For more information, please see: http://www.clscholarship.org/.

Check the CLS website for the 2015 application deadline. (Application available in the fall.)


Davis Language Fellowship

Davis Fellowships cover 100% of tuition, room, and board for one summer of summer language study from beginner to graduate levels in any of the ten languages offered at the Middlebury College Language Schools: Arabic, Chinese, French, German,Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian.


The Davis Fellowships are merit-based and intended for exceptionally qualified individuals with demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: international, global, or area studies; international politics and economics; peace and security studies; and/or conflict resolution. For more information, please see: http://www.davisfellowsforpeace.org/apply.


Davis-Putter Scholarship

The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.  The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant's circumstances and the amount of funding available.
http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/


Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.
http://www.paynefellows.org/?areaid=2&contentid=943&mcontent=y&typeid=PAYNE62548


Emerging Diversity Scholars Fellowship

The fellowship is designed to offer financial support to promising underrepresented graduate students who have successfully completed their first-year of full-time graduate studies at the University of Utah. We look for graduates who have a sustained personal commitment with communities historically underrepresented in the academy throughout the U.S., and who are able to bring diversity into their learning, teaching, service, and/or scholarship. For more information, please see: http://gradschool.utah.edu/diversity/emerging-diversity-scholars-fellowship/.


Fullbright

The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright-Hays Program, is a program of highly competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists. See more at: http://global.utah.edu/fulbright/index.html.


Graduate Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships(FLAS)

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded funds to University of Utah's Asia Center and Latin American Studies Program to support fellowships for graduate students who wish to combine language and area studies with their graduate program. In addition to paying full tuition (not already covered), each fellowship provides a stipend of $15,000 a year for living expenses.
The prestigious FLAS Fellowships are awarded to graduate students demonstrating superb academic achievement and a commitment to the study of Asian languages and area studies.


Eligible languages include: Cambodian, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Persian, Nahuatl, Portuguese, and Quechua.
Fellowships carry a stipend of $15,000 for the academic year as well as a tuition and general fees scholarship.

Application deadline:January

For more information, please see:

http://asia-center.utah.edu/flas.php

http://latin-american-studies.utah.edu/scholarships/flas.php.


Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships(FLAS) - Summer Term

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded funds to University of Utah's Asia Center to support fellowships for graduate students who wish to combine language and area studies with their graduate program. In addition to paying full tuition, each fellowship provides a stipend of $2,500 for living expenses. If the intensive-language course a fellowship holder wants is outside Salt Lake City, a travel allowance for the price of airfare (not to exceed $1,000) may also be awarded if adequate funding is available.  The prestigious FLAS Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students demonstrating superb academic achievement and a commitment to the study of Asian languages and area studies.

Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,500 for the intensive language course as well as a tuition and general fees scholarship. Travel expenses may also be covered up to $1,000 toward travel to and from a study abroad program.

Eligible languages include: Cambodian, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese,Korean, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, and Persian.

Application deadline: January 


For more information, please see: http://asia-center.utah.edu/flas.php.


International Affairs Fellowship (IAF), offered by the Council on Foreign Relations

Assists mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience. CFR awards approximately ten fellowships annually to highly accomplished individuals who have a capacity for independent work and who are eager to undertake serious foreign policy analysis.


Interested candidates who meet the program's eligibility requirements can apply online between July 1 and October 31 on an annual basis.
http://www.cfr.org/thinktank/fellowships/iaf.html


LIVFund

LIVFund is excited to offer its scholarship in 21 countries including Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. The scholarship competition is open to anyone who meets the eligibility conditions and needs help covering program or living abroad expenses. LIVFund will award two [2] scholarships per month to selected recipients in the amount of $500 USD each.


Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellowship in Political Economy

The Eccles Graduate Fellowship is open to University of Utah graduate students who are U.S. citizens and are pursuing research in banking, business, education, finance, humanities, law, social sciences, and its impact on relationships among politics, public policy and the economy; renewable for one year. Five to seven awards given annually.


Fellowship Application Deadline: January more info$15,000 + Tuition - Stipend plus Tuition
Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellowship Application


Phi Kappa Phi

Every year, the National Office conducts a graduate fellowship competition providing 51 Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each chapter in Phi Kappa Phi may select one candidate. Since 1994, the University of Utah chapter has had 12 winners of the national competition.
The selected candidate also receives a $1,200 scholarship for being the University of Utah Chapter nominee, regardless of the outcome in the national competition. For more information, please see: http://studentaffairs.utah.edu/phikappaphi/.


Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Pickering Fellows are undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Pickering Fellows receive mentoring, professional development, and financial support as they prepare to enter the Foreign Service. Upon successful completion of the Foreign Service examination, Pickering Fellows make a commitment to a minimum of five years of service in an appointment as Foreign Service Officer. For more information, please see: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/.


 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

 

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides mentorship and professional development support. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend two-year master’s programs in U.S. institutions to study any area of relevance to the Foreign Service, including international relations, public policy, public administration, economics, or business administration.

Upon successful completion of the two-year fellowship and Foreign Service entry requirements, fellows join the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State, embarking on a uniquely rewarding career of international service. Fellows have a minimum five-year service commitment to the Foreign Service.

Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start two-year graduate programs in fall 2015, must have GPAs of at least 3.2, and must be U.S. citizens. The program welcomes any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.

Information and application materials may be found at www.rangelprogram.org.


Application deadline: January


Reza Ali Khazeni Memorial Scholarship

The Reza Ali Khazeni Memorial Scholarship will provide up to $4,000 in support of graduate student research and study abroad. Note that the scholarship is intended for those who have not traveled abroad and who would not be able to engage in such travel without the scholarship. See the attached flyer for more details.


Application deadline: February 


Robert Bosch Fellowship

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that offers fifteen accomplished Americans the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany. The Bosch Fellowship is comprised of three main components: customized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training.
Bosch Fellows work as consultants in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany. In addition, Bosch Fellows participate in professional seminars, where they travel to meet and exchange ideas with key figures across Germany and Europe. Prior to their work placements and seminars, Bosch Fellows participate in up to 5 months of language training with both private tutors in the United States and group classes in Germany. For more information, please see: http://culturalvistas.org/programs-for-students-and-professionals/professional-fellowships/robert-bosch-foundation-fellowship-program.


Sauvé Scholars

The Sauvé Scholars Program exists for young leaders from across the globe who want to change the world. Each year, up to 14 remarkable young leaders are invited to come to Montreal for the academic calendar year. For more information, please see: http://www.sauvescholars.org/en/scholars.


University of Utah - Graduate Fellowship Opportunities

http://gradschool.utah.edu/tbp/graduate-fellowship-opportunities/


University of Utah - Financial Aid & Scholarships

financialaid.utah.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/index.php


University of Utah - Alumni Offered Scholarships

http://ulink.utah.edu/s/1077/index.aspx?sid=1077&gid=1&pgid=585#founders-day


Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships

Students with an interest in cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Fellows design their own projects, usually involving public education, media outreach, grassroots organizing, or another active approach to issues of cooperative security, nuclear arms control, conventional arms transfers, demilitarization, democracy building, conflict resolution, and the like. Applicants are expected to work full-time with a non-profit organization. A $300/week stipend is provided for the duration of the project, which lasts from 2-4 months.
http://www.wm.edu/sites/scholarships/scholarshipsfellowshipsawards/byPurpose/openToInternationalStudents/winston/index.php


Women in Defense

The scholarship competition is open to rising juniors and above, including graduate level, to further educational objectives of women who are U.S. citizens already employed in or planning careers in defense or national security. The scholarship focuses on selected fields such as cyber security, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science, military history, and economics.

Deadline: July 15

http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspx


Golden Key International Honour Society

www.goldenkey.org/GK/GKSite/Scholarships--Awards.aspx?menuId=3


Sigma Iota Rho

http://www.sigmaiotarho.org/resources/funding/


Hinckley Institute of Politics - Academic Scholarships

Apply by March 1 We strongly encourage all University of Utah students to apply for the Hinckley Institute's academic scholarships. Applications are due at the Hinckley Institute website. Academic scholarships include:


Robert H. Hinckley Scholarship

One $3,500 scholarship will be awarded to a male graduate student who has significant experience in community involvement and commitment to a career in public service.


Abrelia Clarissa Hinckley Scholarship

One $3,500 scholarship will be awarded to a female graduate student who has significant experience in community involvement and commitment to a career in public service.


For more information and to apply, visit http://www.hinckley.utah.edu/graduate-scholarships/


Graduate Assistant Positions


Center for Public Policy & Administration (CPPA) Graduate Assistant

The Center for Public Policy & Administration is inviting applications for a graduate assistant position for the 2013-2014 school year. The position is open to graduate students in the MPP and MIAGE programs. The graduate assistant will work on public policy and public administration applied research, evaluation, and outreach projects for CPPA. The graduate assistant will also staff the CPPA front desk and other duties as assigned.

Application deadline: April 

For more information, please see: http://cppa.utah.edu/GAApplication.php.


Master of International Affairs & Global Enterprise (MIAGE) Graduate Assistant

The Master of International Affairs & Global Enterprise program hires a MIAGE student to act as a graduate assistant for one semester or for one academic school year. Duties vary.

No positions are currently available.


External Scholarships, Grants, Funding, etc.


American Political Science Association

American Political Science Association Grants, Fellowships, and Other Funding Opportunities


More listed on our Internships & Fellowships page.

http://miage.utah.edu/careers/internships.php


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Last Updated: 10/28/17