Study Abroad

AUM Faculty-led, Short-term, Study Abroad Program Handbook

Visit the Office of Global Initiatives and let your adventures begin
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To schedule a Study Abroad presentation for your class or at your event, contact AUM Study Abroad program manager:

Dr. Achala Gunasekara-Rockwell
Suite 119 Administration
334-244-3544
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5p.m.
arockwel@aum.edu

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Scholarships


If you think you can't afford to study abroad, just check out all the scholarship resources listed here. Most scholarships for study abroad at AUM fall into one of three categories, listed below. Also check out some additional scholarship resources.

AUM Scholarships

Prestigious Scholarships

National Scholarships


AUM Scholarships

Faculty–Led Study Abroad Scholarship Program

Up to $1,000 scholarship funding is available for students participating in AUM-approved and sanctioned faculty-led programs. Amount will be determined per program.




Prestigious Scholarships/Fellowships 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program 

The Gilman 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. 

  • Deadlines:  Summer 2013, Fall 2013 and Academic Year 2013-14: March 5, 2013
  • Amount:  Up to $5,000

http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

NSEP David L Boren Scholarship

NSEP awards David L. Boren Scholarships to outstanding U.S. undergraduates through a competitive national merit-based process. Since 1994, NSEP has awarded approximately 2,828 Boren Scholarships. 

Each Boren Scholar goes abroad to a critical country to study its language and culture. Awards are for up to one academic year. Boren Scholars demonstrate their merit for an award of up to $20,000 in part by committing to work for the U.S. Government for at least one year.

http://www.nsep.gov/content/david-l-boren-scholarship


NSEP Boren Fellowship

NSEP awards Boren Fellowships to outstanding U.S. graduate students through a competitive national merit-based process. Since 1994, NSEP has awarded over 1,646 Boren Fellowships to degree-seeking masters and doctoral students. Boren Fellowships are granted to motivated individuals who develop independent overseas projects that combine language and culture study with professional practical experiences. 

Awards for up to $30,000 over two years are given to applicants who demonstrate the highest intellectual and professional capacity along with a commitment to U.S. Government service for at least one year. Former Boren Scholars may compete for Boren Fellowships.

http://www.nsep.gov/content/david-l-boren-fellowships

Phi Kappa Phi; Study Abhttp://www.nsep.gov/content/david-l-boren-fellowshipsroad Grant

“Every year, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi funds 50 Study Abroad Grants valued at $1,000 each. The Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.”


Deadline: April 1, 2013

http://www.phikappaphi.org/awards/factsheets/pkpstudyabroad_factsheet.pdf

 


National Scholarships

Foundation for Global Scholars 

Scholarships for U.S. & Canadian citizens
Over 200 scholarships between $500 and $2,500 will be awarded this calendar year for U.S. and Canadian citizens to study internationally. Award amounts will vary with the average award being approximately $1,000.  All decisions regarding scholarship awards are those of the Foundation and are final.

http://www.foundationforglobalscholars.org/scholarships-overview/

 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

A program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages. The selection process is administered by American Councils for International Education with awards approved by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The CLS Program is administered by American Councils and The Ohio State University/Ohio University.  http://www.clscholarship.org/ 



 

 

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