Funding for Language Studies

  • Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA)provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. For more information click here
    Colby Advisor: Kim Besio kabesio@colby.edu
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. For more information, click here
    Colby Advisor: Kim Besio kabesio@colby.edu
  • David L. Boren Awards for International Study Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepresented in study abroad. For more information, click here
    Colby Advisor: Nancy Downey Off-Campus Studies ndowney@colby.edu
  • Critical Language Scholarship Program  A program of United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages for summer 2011. The selection process will be administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) with awards approved by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. For more information, click here
  • Various Colby-approved study-abroad programs also offer scholarships, please check specific programs for details at our Study abroad program site

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