Fellowships and Scholarships News and Announcements

US-UK Summer Fulbright Institutes

Posted by mrp6 on December 1, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

The US-UK Summer Fulbright Institutes provide an opportunity for undergraduates (who have at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete) to spend 3-4 weeks in the UK during the summer, all expenses paid. Summer Institutes are available at a number of institutions around the UK: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates. The deadline for application varies by program but is in February 2017.

Two UB students have recently won this award: Dylan Burns and Anna Porter.

Students interested in applying should contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships for assistance with completing the application: fellowships@buffalo.edu.


The Ertegun Scholarship Programme at Oxford

Posted by mrp6 on October 20, 2016 in Awards, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, International Scholarship

As Ertegun Scholars, the world’s top graduate students in the humanities are brought together with one another and with Oxford’s exceptional community of scholars in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures and across generations.

100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs (the rate for 2015-16 is approximately £14,057). Ertegun scholars also enjoy dedicated use of Ertegun House, which provides space for each Scholar for writing and research, as well as opportunities to participate in social occasions, lively lectures, performances and other activities developed expressly for the Scholars.

Candidates for academic year 2017-2018, should be already be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford. Applications to The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme may be made by those in fields covered by the following Faculties: Classics (including classical archaeology); English Language and Literature; Fine Art (DPhil in Contemporary Art History and Theory only), History (including History of Art and the History of Architecture); Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics; Medieval and Modern Languages (covering most European languages and their literature); Music; Oriental Studies (including Far Eastern and Middle Eastern Studies, and the study of a wide range of languages); Philosophy; Theology; and the Film Aesthetics and Women’s Studies interdisciplinary courses.

More information can be found here: http://www.ertegun.ox.ac.uk/.


Princeton in Latin America

Posted by mrp6 on October 1, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is accepting online applications for the 2017-2018 fellowship year until November 7, 2016.

PiLA matches highly qualified recent graduates with partner nonprofits and NGOs throughout Latin America and the Caribbean for a year of full-time service. Fellowship positions and organizational missions are highly varied, and thus applications from all academic disciplines are welcome. In 2016-2017, 42 PiLA fellows are serving with 24 organizations in 13 countries around the region.

Important qualifications include academic excellence and polished English-writing skills; demonstrated commitment to community service at home, abroad or both; foreign-language fluency (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French); knowledge of or experience in the region, or both; leadership skills; interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity; the flexibility to live at a subsistence level and adapt successfully to shifting circumstances during the fellowship; and a commitment to PiLA’s mission that extends beyond the year of service.

Fellows receive a monthly stipend to cover subsistence costs, according to local standards.

A few examples of our fellowship opportunities:
• Teaching sustainability or technology at a middle school in Uruguay
• Monitoring and Evaluation for nonprofits in the DR and Guatemala
• Grant writing work in Guatemala
• External Relations Coordinator at a college in Bolivia
• Finance team member for an impact investment organization in Nicaragua
• Writing business plans for entrepreneurs in Chile, Argentina, and Mexico

And many more. For more information, take a look at our website and other media:

Web site: http://www.pila-princeton.org/
Application instructions: http://pila-princeton.org/how-apply


Fully-Funded Intensive Arabic Language Scholarship Program

Posted by mrp6 on September 29, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is delighted to announce its 2017 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded intensive Arabic language scholarship program. SALAM 2017 will be held at the Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic Language to Non-native Speakers in Manah, Oman in Summer 2017. This intensive Arabic language program will allow students to gain a deeper knowledge of Arabic, while becoming familiar with Omani history and culture. Applications are due on January 10, 2017 and more information can be found here: https://www.sqcc.org/Scholarships-00…/SALAM-Application.aspx


Study in Europe Virtual Fair

Posted by mrp6 on September 21, 2016 in Event, International Scholarship

Are you interested in studying in Europe? Put the free Study in Europe Virtual Fair on your calendar – Friday, October, 14th 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. (EDT)

Visit the Study in Europe Virtual Fair and meet higher education reps from 19 countries! Learn about programs, funding, and admissions. Make Europe your reality!

Register at http://www.studyineuropefairs.eu/exhibitions/detail/5/.



Posted by mrp6 on September 14, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

Are you interested in studying abroad in East or Southeast Asia?

The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program’s goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States.

From its inception in 2001, Freeman-ASIA has made study abroad in East and Southeast Asia possible for over 4,600 U.S. undergraduates from more than 600 institutions.

With generous funding from the Freeman Foundation, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is grateful to have relaunched Freeman-ASIA in 2016.

The deadline for student applications is October 20, 2016 (11:59pm EST). More information can be found at http://www.iie.org/Freeman-ASIA.


Marshall Scholarship Presentation – February 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Posted by Elizabeth on January 9, 2012 in Event, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, International Scholarship, Uncategorized

The University at Buffalo’s Honors College is hosting a visit by Dominic Meiklejohn, Deputy Consuls-General of the British Embassy in New York City, to speak on the Marshall Scholarship on Friday, February 3, 2012.

Mr. Meiklejohn will offer a session for students from 3:00-4:00pm in 107 Capen Hall, the Honors College Colloquium Room.

Topics to be covered in the student session:

  • Program Overview
  • Graduate Programs in the UK
  • Eligibility
  • Fellowship Benefits and Conditions
  • Application Process
  • Award Criteria

The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The scholarship allows the Scholars, who are the potential leaders, opinion-formers and decision-makers in their own country, to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and the British way of life.

The Marshall Scholarship is highly selective and candidates are judged on academic merit, leadership potential and ambassadorial potential.

For more information on the Marshall Scholarship, www.marshallscholarship.org and www.fellowships.buffalo.edu.

Questions can be directed to Elizabeth Colucci, Senior Assistant Director, University Honors College, at colucci3@buffalo.edu or 645-3020.