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National Scholarships

The terms during which each scholarship is available are listed along with the scholarship names. Please note that scholarships listed as available for semester programs likely can be used for academic year programs as well.

Undergraduate Scholarships

American Society of Travel Agents/Tourism Cares (semester)

Eligibility: The American Society of Travel Agents/Tourism Cares scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in travel or tourism courses at a travel school, college or university for the current year. Applicants must be a resident, citizen, or legal alien of U.S. or Canada. Scholarships for research, international internships, ASTA internships or professional development training.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 2.5/4.0
Awards: Vary
Tel: 703-739-8721
Email: carolynv@tourismcares.org

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship (National Security Education Program: NSEP) (semester, summer)

Eligibility: To be eligible for the David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship applicants must be aU.S. citizen at the time of application; must be enrolled in a U.S. university, college or community college, applying to study abroad in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand; must plan to complete the study abroad program before graduation. Purpose of award is to provide American undergraduates with the resources to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to national security and currently underrepresented in study abroad (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East), in exchange for a commitment to seek work in the federal government.    
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Maximum award is $8,000/summer, $10,000/semester and $20,000/academic year
Tel: 800-618-6737
Email: nsep@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinators:  Morgan Morris, morris77@mailbox.sc.edu; Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (semester)

Eligibility: The Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan is for undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Previous Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: $2,500/semester, $4,000/academic year
Tel: 303-492-5487
E-mail: atj@colorado.edu

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Allison Kretschmar, acollins@mailbox.sc.edu 

British Universities Transatlantic Exchange (BUTEX) Scholarship (semester)

Eligibility: To be eligible for British Universities Transatlantic Exchange (BUTEX) Scholarships students must be enrolled in an institution in the USA or Canada and offered a place as a study abroad or exchange student in a UK university which is a member of BUTEX.      
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: ₤400
Tel: 44 (0)113 343 1734
Email: butex@leeds.ac.uk

USC On-Campus Coordinator: Contact the Study Abroad Office to meet with an advisor.

Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) (semester)

Eligibility: The Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students studying international trade or a related major. Applicant must be resident of South Carolina and U.S. citizen. Financial need will be considered. Both male and female students are encouraged to apply.                     
Fields of Study: International Trade/Business
GPA: N/A
Awards: Two $1500 scholarships available 
Email: cwit@scspa.com

Confucius Institute Scholarship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: The Confucius Institute Scholarship is for students studying Chinese as a second language. Applicants must have a basic knowledge of Chinese. Currently, this scholarship is limited to study at Beijing Language and Culture University. 
Fields of Study: All majors; must be studying Chinese language abroad
GPA: N/A
Awards: Scholarship covers tuition, room and board at BLCU, and medical insurance; also includes a monthly stipend 
Office: 611 Welsh Humanities Building, USC Campus
Email: ci@sc.edu 

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals to Germany (academic year)
Eligibility: The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals to Germany is a scholarship funded by the U.S. Government and German Parliament and includes 2 months of intensive German language instruction (no prior German required), 4 months of classroom instruction at a German university or vocational school, and a 5-month internship. Students in engineering, business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields are encouraged to apply (including recent graduates). Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24 at the start of the program, and should have a combination of some internship or work experience and a solid academic background in their field. 

Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Round-trip airfare, tuition for German university, housing, pre-program, mid-year and final seminars in Washington D.C. 
Tel: 212-497-3500
Email: cbyx@cdsintl.org          

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Critical Language Scholarship (summer)

Eligibility: The Critical Language Scholarship is for undergraduate students with interest in intensive Arabic, Bangla, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish, or Urdu language study during the summer.  Recipients of these scholarships are expected to continue language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply language skills in professional careers.  Previous language study experience requirements vary per location.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Program covers tuition, all living expenses (including airfare)
Email: cls@caorc.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Cultural Vistas Fellowship

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Cultural Vistas Fellowship, applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university; sophomore or junior academic status at the time of application; ages 18-30; no formal prior work or study abroad experience required; prior knowledge of language of host country required for Germany and Argentina (not India). This internship program will allow students to enrich their academic learning through professional internship and immersion experiences focused on civic engagement and youth involvement during the summer in Germany, Argentina, or India.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: Preferred Minimum 3.0
Awards: Included in the fellowship are all program-related travel expenses, including round-trip airfare to and within one’s internship country, as well as travel to New York City for pre-departure and reentry seminars; internship placement in Argentina, Germany, or India; accommodations throughout program, including pre-departure and reentry seminars; virtual learning seminar; pre-departure support services; cultural orientation upon arrival in host country; visa application support (where applicable); emergency medical insurance during internship phase
Email: cvfellowship@culturalvistas.org

DAAD German Academic Scholarship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: The DAAD German Academic Scholarship is for undergraduate students. Scholarships are available for study, research, or internships in Germany. Some previous German language study may be preferred, but not required; must be enrolled full-time in a degree-training program in the U.S. or Canada. Summer and semester scholarships are available.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Depends on specific scholarship
Tel: 212-758-3223
Email: daadyny@daad.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator: Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu, and contact the Study Abroad Office to meet with an advisor.

Delta Phi Alpha Scholarship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: The Delta Phi Alpha Scholarship offers undergraduate awards for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer study abroad terms. The funding is intended to recognize excellence in German Studies and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship. Students must be a member of the Delta Phi Alpha Society to apply. 
Field of Study: German Studies or German Language
GPA: N/A
Awards: $1250 for all terms

USC On Campus Coordinator: Dr. Kurt Goblirsch, kurt@sc.edu 

Diversity Abroad Scholarships (semester, summer)

Eligibility:  To be eligible for the Diversity Abroad Scholarships, applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a university or community college and be accepted to a study abroad program offered by a Diversity Abroad member organization. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Native-American undergraduate students as well as students who study in non-traditional locations (Outside Western Europe & Australia) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 2.75
Awards: Vary
Email: info@diversityabroad.com

Freeman-ASIA Program Scholarship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: The Freeman-Asia Program Scholarship is for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need planning to study in East or Southeast Asia for academic credit. 
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 2.8
Awards: Varies by semester, up to $7,000
Tel: 212-984-5346
Email: Freeman-ASIA@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Chrissie Faupel, faupel@mailbox.sc.edu 

Fulbright UK Summer Program Scholarship (summer)

Eligibility: The Fulbright UK Summer Program Scholarship is for first or second-year college students going to the UK for a four to six-week summer program. 
Preferences: The Fulbright Commission is seeking evidence of leadership qualities and initiative, academic ability, character, adaptability and ambassadorial qualities, as well as an interest in the UK and its culture. Applicants will not be required to know anything specific about the Fulbright Commission itself (such as its history, governance and funding).
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the host university, accommodation and meals and a small daily allowance.
Tel: 020 7498 4010
Emailprogrammes@fulbright.co.uk

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships (semester, summer)

Eligibility: The Fund for Education Abroad has many scholarships available to students, including a general scholarship and specific scholarships dedicated to various student populations. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Opportunities from FEA include dedicated scholarships for student-athletes, students identifying as LGBTQ+ and scholarships dependent on region. 
Deadline: The application cycle is typically opens in November and closes in January.
Fields of Study: All
Awards: up to $10,000
Tel: 202-210-3199

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: To be eligible for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship students must be traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including, but not limited to, the following: students from diverse ethnic backgrounds, going to non-traditional destinations, attending community colleges, pursuing fields of study underrepresented in study abroad, of non-traditional age, or with physical challenges. Must be a Pell Grant recipient, be applying to or accepted by a study abroad program eligible for credit and spend at least 21 days in one country. Cuba or countries on the State Department Travel Warning list are ineligible.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Up to $5,000/semester. Check the website for eligible summer programs.
Tel: 713-621-6300, ext. 25
Email: gilman@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator: Chrissie Faupel, faupel@mailbox.sc.edu 

GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship (academic year)

Eligibility: The GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship is available to students studying in Europe for the academic year.  This scholarship is designed to assist students in paying for travel expenses as they participate in their program.
Fields of Study:
All
GPA:
N/A
Awards:
€500-€2000
Email: college@goeuro.com

Go Overseas Scholarship (semester, Maymester, summer)

Eligibility: The Go Overseas Scholarship for Study and the Go Overseas Scholarship to Volunteer is available to students currently enrolled in, or in the process of applying to, study/teach/volunteer abroad programs. 
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: $500
Tel: (415) 796-6456
Emailinfo@gooverseas.com

Morgan Stanley Scholarship for Study in Japan (academic year)

Eligibility: The Morgan Stanley Scholarship for Study in Japan is for students in Junior/Senior standing who are already accepted to a program in Japan for the academic year.
Fields of Study: Economics and International Finance
GPA: N/A
Awards: $7,500/year
Tel: 303-492-5487
Email: atj@colorado.edu

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Allison Kretschmar, acollins@mailbox.sc.edu

National Italian American Foundation (semester)

Eligibility: There are two sets of eligibility for the National Italian American Foundation. General Category I: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. General Category II: Any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian Language, Italian Studies, Italian-American Studies or a related field. Additional scholarships with more specific requirements are also available.
Fields of Study: Vary
GPA: 3.5/4.0
Awards: $2,500 - $10,000
Tel: 202-387-0600
Email: information@niaf.org
Web: www.niaf.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

New Zealand: Generation Study Abroad Award (semester)

Eligibility: The New Zealand: Generation Study Abroad Award is for students studying at specific institutions in New Zealand. They must also be a US citizen, 18 years or older with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 3.0
Awards: $500 - $2,000

Rotary International Global Grant (academic year)

Eligibility:  The Rotary International Global Grant is for applicants who are juniors at the time of application. Grants can be used to fund scholarships for graduate-level work with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary’s six areas of focuspeace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development. Initial application must be made through a Rotary club in the applicant's legal or permanent residence or place of full-time study or employment. Applicants must be proficient in the language of the proposed host country. 
GPA: Good standing 
Fields of Study: Vary
Awards: minimum of $30,000 for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, language training (if necessary) and living expenses
Tel: 847-866-325
Email: programs@rotary.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Taiwan US Ambassadors Summer Scholarship (summer)

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Taiwan US Ambassadors Summer Scholarship, applicants must participate in the TUSA summer program specifically in order to receive this scholarship. The dates of the program are early July to late August. Must be a U.S. citizen and full-time student at a U.S. college or university. No Mandarin language experience needed. Preference is given to students who have NOT previously studied in China or Taiwan, and are seeking immersion in language and cultural study.
Fields of Study: All students seeking immersion in Mandarin language and Taiwanese cultural study.
GPA: 3.0
Awards: Scholarship provides housing (dorms), insurance, cultural guides and one-on-one study companions.
Emailapply@taiwanusalliance.com

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) Scholarship (semester, Maymester, summer)

Eligibility:  To be eligible for the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) Scholarship, applicants must be: U.S. citizens of African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American ethnic origin, enrolled full time, in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university, accepted to a study abroad program or language program at a university in Turkey and willing to share experiences in Turkey, TRNC or Bosnia Herzegovina with the TCA community and Diversity Abroad.

Fields of Study: All
GPA: n/a
Awards: TCA Scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 per student:

$2,000 for a semester or year at a Turkish institution; $1,000 for Turkish language studies at a Turkish institution; $1,000 for summer programs lasting for more than 4 weeks at a Turkish institution; $500 for summer programs lasting up to 4 weeks sponsored by US educational institutions or Turkish institutions; $500 for participants in university-sponsored study tours to Turkey

Tel: 202-370-1399 
Emailinfo@tc-america.org

 

Graduate Scholarships

American-Scandinavian Fellowship (semester, summer)

Eligibility: Applicants for the American-Scandinavian Fellowship must conduct research or study for a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by the start of the project. Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Up to $18,000 for fellowships, normally $5,000 for grants
Tel: 212-879-9779 
Emailinfo@amscan.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Australia Fellowship Program (academic year)

Eligibility: Applicant's for the Australia Fellowship Program must conduct research or study at graduate or postgraduate level; be accepted into an Australian educational institution for full time study; and have American citizenship or be a permanent resident of America
Fields of Study
: Medicine, Life Sciences (particularly in oceanography/marine sciences and stem cell research), Sustainability, Geosciences (including geology, geophysics and reservoir engineering), Engineering, & Mining
Awards: up to AU$30,000
Tel: (212) 338-6860
Emailjhelum.bagchi@aaanyc.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language (academic year)

Eligibility: The Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language are awarded for study of the principal modern languages of East and Southeast Asia for individuals pursuing an academic, professional, or business career that involves the regular use of such languages. Applicants must have a college undergraduate degree and be at or near an advanced level in the language.
Fields of Study: Modern languages of East and Southeast Asia
GPA: N/A
Awards: Variable; cover basic expenses at a graduate student level necessary to pursue a year of full-time study in Asia, including tuition or tutoring fees, plus a stipend for travel, living, and study expenses (approximately $35,000) 
Tel: 206-359-8778 
Emailblakemore@perkinscoie.com

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships (National Security Education Program (NSEP))  (semester)

Eligibility: Applicants to the David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application; must be enrolled in, or applying to, a graduate degree program at the master's or doctoral level at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States. The purpose of the award is to provide students with the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of less commonly taught languages and cultures critical to national security. For those in fields less likely to include an international focus, the Fellowship may be used to add an international component, usually language and area studies courses, alone or in combination with overseas study. Study outside of the U.S. is strongly encouraged, but not required. 
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Maximum award for overseas study is $12,000/semester for up to two semesters. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic 
program is $30,000. 
Tel: 800-498-9360 
Emailnsep@aed.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Critical Language Scholarship (summer)

Eligibility: The Critical Language Scholarship is for graduate or Ph.D. students with interest in intensive Arabic, Bangla, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish, or Urdu language study during the summer. Recipients of these scholarships are expected to continue language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply language skills in professional careers. Previous language study experience requirements vary per location.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Program covers tuition, all living expenses (including airfare)
Tel: 202-633-1302 
Emailcls@caorc.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship (semester)

Eligibility: The DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship is for graduate study or research in Germany. Some previous German language study required; must be enrolled full-time in a degree-training program in the U.S. or Canada. 
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Variable; approx. €615 a month (minimum 4 months)
Tel: 212-758-3223 
Emaildaadyny@daad.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

Eligibility: The eligibility for the Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences varies based on each individual fellowship.
Fields of Study: Science, Medicine, Nursing
GPA: N/A
Awards: Vary
Tel: 1-301-496-2075 
Email: Varies based on fellowship

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Fulbright Grant (academic year)

Eligibility: The Fulbright Grant is available to graduating seniors and graduate students who present a clear program of study to be carried out in a particular academic setting abroad. The grants provide for either one year of research/advanced study or a one-year English teaching assistantship in a foreign country. Fluency in the host language is preferred in most fields of research and in some teaching assistantship programs. A strong background in American culture and current events of the host country are critical in selection. Preference is given to applicants who have not resided or studied in the country to which they are 
applying for more than six months.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Full Grant: Round-trip transportation to the host country, living expenses, book and research allowances, supplemental health and accident insurance, tuition (in some cases), language or orientation courses (where appropriate)
Travel Grant: Round-trip transportation to the host country, supplemental health and accident insurance, cost of an orientation course abroad, if applicable.
Teaching Assistantship: Varies
Tel: 212-984-5327 
Emailwjackson@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program (academic year)

Eligibility: Applicants to the Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and must be under 30. Scholarships for graduate work or second degrees at Cambridge University in England. Must apply and be admitted to Cambridge via the normal application process.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: High GPA
Awards: Full cost of study
Tel: N/A
Emailinfo@gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

George J. Mitchell Scholarship (academic year)

Eligibility: Applicants for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and must be between 18 and 30. Provides for one year of graduate study in a university/college in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Provide for tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and international travel.
Tel: 703-841-5843 
Emailhartman@us-irelandalliance.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship Program (IIPP) (semester, summer)

Eligibility: Applicants of the Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship Program (IIPP) must be an underrepresented minority: African American, Hispanic/Latino American, American Indian, Asian American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander; must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; must possess a strong interest in a career in international service; must be pursuing a master's degree in international affairs or a related field.
Fields of Study: International affairs
GPA: 3.2
Awards: Up to $15,000 over the course of a two-year program
Tel: 800-530-6232 
Emailiipp@uncfsp.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants for the Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) Scholarship  must be U.S. citizens who are less than 35 years of age as of April 1; have completed their undergraduate degree by the time of their proposed departure; and wish to conduct research in Japan same field at their undergraduate work. Applicants for teacher training/professional development must be U.S. primary or secondary school teachers (or academic staff at teacher training institutions).
Fields of Study: Vary. Teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Research interests can cover 
a broad range of topics.
GPA: N/A 
Awards: Round-trip airfare, tuition fees, and a monthly stipend for room and board.
Tel: 404-240-4300 
Email: jet@cgjapanatlanta.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Marshall Scholarship (academic year)

Eligibility: Applicants to the Marshall Scholarship must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and apply for the award within approximately two years of graduating. Available for two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 3.7+
Awards: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse for two years of graduate study (approx. ₤20,000/year).
Tel: 404-954-7708 
Emailinfo@marshallscholarship.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

National Flagship Language Program (academic year)

Eligibility: Applicants to the National Flagship Language Program must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application; must have minimum proficiency in the appropriate foreign language of advanced low as defined by ACTFL or level 2 as defined by ILR; must have excellent skills in English, and an undergraduate degree at the start of the NFLP Fellowship. May not be a current government employee. Born from the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), the objective of the award is to provide funding for select U.S. citizens who are highly motivated to work for the federal government in an area related to U.S. national security. 
Fields of Study: Advanced language training in Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Persian and Russian
GPA: N/A
Awards: Two year awards that provide support for all academic expenses directly related to the National Flagship Language Program, including tuition, a stipend for living expenses, support for travel costs and health insurance.
Tel: 1-800-618-6737 
Emailflagship@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Rhodes Scholarship (academic year)
Eligibility: The Rhodes Scholarship is normally granted for two years of study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Candidates must be 18-23 years old, have senior standing, superior academic ability, a history of service and leadership, and be well-informed on global issues. Candidate's undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for further study in the proposed field.

Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory, and certain other fees for two years of study. The scholarship also provides a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time, vacations, and necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, as well as possible additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.
Tel: N/A
Emailamsec@rhodesscholar.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Taiwan Scholarship Program (semester)

Eligibility: The Taiwan Scholarship Program is available for graduate or Ph.D. study at a university/college in Taiwan for five years at most. Applicants must have an outstanding academic record, and be of good character; must not be overseas Chinese students or foreign students concurrently holding Taiwan nationality; must not be exchange students, nor be in receipt of any other scholarships from any other Taiwan government agency.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Masters and Ph.D. scholarships approx. NT$30,000 (US $925) stipend per month. A roundtrip airfare ticket will be offered to each recipient upon approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Recipients will be responsible for registration and tuition fees, accommodations, food, insurance and other miscellaneous expenses.
Tel: 213-385-0512 
Email: N/A

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Whitaker International Summer Grants Program (summer)

The Whitaker International Summer Grants Program is possible with support from the former Whitaker Foundation. IIE will provide bioengineers and biomedical engineers funding for eight (8) weeks to pursue, in an international setting, a high-quality activity relevant to their field of focus in biomedical engineering (BME). Grants can support research, or course work in BME, or an internship in industry. By providing young bioengineers and biomedical engineers the opportunity to go abroad, the Whitaker Summer Grants Program will achieve the following objectives: 

  • Improve the expertise of the participants as scientists;
  • Build individual and institutional partnerships; and
  • Establish dialogues between the scientific community in the U.S. and rest of the world.

Eligibility: Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence in the U.S.; be a current Master's or Ph.D. student at a U.S. university in bioengineering or biomedical engineering. 
Fields of Study: Biomedical Engineering
GPA: N/A
Awards: Funding for 8-week program
Tel: 212.984.5442
Email:whitaker@iie.org"> whitaker@iie.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu