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.
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.
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
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.
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: http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-us-student-program#sthash.mAE5wwUi.dpuf
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: http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-us-student-program#sthash.mAE5wwUi.dpuf
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.