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Grants and Fellowships for Undergraduate Students

Yale-Based Opportunities

keggi-berzins fellowships for baltic studies

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale invite applications for the Keggi-Berzins Fellowships for Baltic Studies. Prizes of up to $1,500 will be awarded to current Yale undergraduates and graduate students for research or language study in or about a Baltic country in the summer. Projects may be conducted in the USA or Europe.

cmes libby rouse fund for peace fellowships

The Council on Middle East Studies invites applications to the Libby Rouse Fund for Peace Fellowship competition from undergraduate students whose work focuses on the countries of Middle East or Central Asia.

Outside Oppportunities

David L. Boren Scholarships

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. 

foreign language and area studies fellowships

The goal of the FLAS fellowships is to enhance the international expertise of U.S. nationals. Academic year FLAS fellowships are for Yale undergraduate, graduate and professional school students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, whose academic programs include the study of a foreign language designated as priority by the U.S. Department of Education and whose career plans include teaching, public service or business. (Application submitted through Community Force.)

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Critical Language Scholarships

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers US undergraduate and graduate students fully-funded intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages, including Russian and Azerbaijani.