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Brigham Young University (BYU)


Brigham Young University (BYU) is a program provider offering 23 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad abroad programs in 12 countries such as The United Kingdom, China, Japan, and Singapore.

The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies is the heart of international engagement for the BYU community, serving students by developing and implementing life-changing international academic experiences.

By supporting and implementing interdisciplinary international experiences on campus and abroad, the Kennedy Center raises global awareness and competency, and equips the community with international perspectives and tools to promote intellectual, physical, and spiritual well-being throughout the world.

Study Abroad with Brigham Young University (BYU)

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May 20, 2024

Aids study abroad in under-represented countries that critical to U.S. national interests. Emphasized world areas include: Africa, Asia, Central, and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. NSEP recipients are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. nsfp.byu.edu/rms/boren-undergraduate-scholarship

up to $8000 for a summer program, up to $10,000 for a semester, or up to $20,000 for an academic year


Applicants must plan to use the scholarship for a study abroad program that ends before the student graduates. Preference is given to students pursuing fields of study related to national security.

The CLS Program provides fully funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students in thirteen foreign languages: Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.

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Applicants must be US citizens currently enrolled in a US degree-granting program at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Eligible undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college course-work by the program start date. All applicants must be 18 by the beginning of the CLS program and be in acceptable mental and physical health. Students of diverse majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.

U.S. Department of Education scholarships encourage the study of specific underrepresented languages. Students must plan to use the language in their future career.

Undergraduate Full tuition + $5,000 stipend; Graduate Full tuition + $15,000 stipend

For Summer: November Summer FLAS grants are for language immersion programs abroad (minimum 6 weeks and 6 credit hours). For Academic year: January For the academic-year scholarships, students add one language class (3 credit hours) and one area studies class (3 credit hours) to their curriculum each semester.

Language at 200-level or above 3.0 GPA or better BYU campus full-time enrollment U.S. citizen or permanent resident Languages Currently Funded by FLAS at BYU Cebuano Chinese Hindi Indonesian Japanese Korean Tagalog Thai Vietnamese Russian Brazilian Portuguese Guarani Haitian Creole K’iche Quechua

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is for undergraduate students who wish to study abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This scholarship awards up to $5,000 that can be applied to program tuition, room and board, local transportation, insurance and international airfare.

up to $5,000


Applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant, be accepted into their study abroad program, and be planning on studying abroad for more than 28 days.

The Fulbright program for U.S. students is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

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To participate in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have: at least a Bachelor's degree required by start of grant. Applicants who hold a doctorate are ineligible. sufficient proficiency in the host language to carry out the project required. - See more at: https://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-us-student-program Note: Non-U.S. citizens who have legal permanent residency status in the United States are not eligible for any Fulbright grants. - See more at: https://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-us-student-program