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Study Abroad

Graduate School Programs: International

Resources for International Study and Fellowships

Fulbright Scholarship
• Institute of International Education
• For study, research, or teaching abroad
• Applications are to ONE specific country
• If more than one semester of study in a country, don’t apply to that country.
• Funds awarded

Marshall Scholarship
• Marshall Scholarships “finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom”
• For study at any UK university, including the “Big Three”
• Need a 3.7 GPA minimum to apply

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship
• Scholarship for study in Ireland
• NOT for “Irish Studies”
• Competitive – modeled as the “Marshall Scholarship to Ireland”

Rhodes Scholarship
• For study at Oxford University, UK
• Must have impressive grades and leadership experience

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
• A one-year grant for travel and study outside the US
• Must be a student at one of the 50 participating institutions
• Free-formed, non-study proposals

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
• Provides an annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world

David L. Boren Scholarship
• National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
• Offers undergraduates the resources to study the language and culture of a non-Western country
• Intern for the federal department of your choice

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program)
For general information, visit
For a list of universities that support McNair Scholars, visit
• Created to increase educational opportunities to students who are from low-income, first-generation families, and/or those who are from ethnic backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in graduate education. It is funded through the Department of Education.
• Apply through home college or university.

Additional Graduate Programs and Search Engines
• Arcadia University Graduate Programs Abroad:
• Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs:
• Australian Graduate Degrees - Search Engine Through AustraLearn

• Peterson's Higher Ed Guides:
• National Association of Student Personnel Administrators:

Alternative Travel Directory: The Complete Guide to Traveling, Studying & Living Overseas, David Cline, ed.
Alternatives to the Peace Corps: A Directory of Third World and US Volunteer Opportunities, Jennifer S. Willsea, Meagan Reule
The Peace Corps and More: 175 Ways to Work, Study and Travel at Home & Abroad, Medea Benjamin, Miya Rodolfo-Sioson

• Transitions Abroad Magazine
• Abroad View Magazine
• Glimpse Magazine

Graduate Programs in the U.S. With an International Focus (list in progress)

School for International Training: Through an academic curriculum that incorporates field-based practice, reflection and application, SIT prepares graduates who are critical thinkers, effective communicators and compassionate advocates with exceptional intercultural abilities and awareness. Degrees include Master of Arts in International Education, Teaching a Foreign Language, and Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management

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