Other Scholarships available to U.S. Students
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.
The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate & Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship programs provide funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, these intensive language instruction programs for undergraduate and graduate students enhance academic degrees through language proficiency and cultural competence.
Funding from the National Security Educational Program (NSEP) supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship Program offers intensive overseas summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages.
Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.
The mission of the Confucius China Studies Program is to foster this interest in China and the Chinese language by supporting China-related study and research among the international academic community’s rising generation of young scholars. The CCSP Fellowships provide substantial funding to doctoral students, and award recipients are expected to further develop and improve their Chinese language skills for the duration of their grant.