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Graduate Study / Research Abroad Scholarships

The Ansbacher Fellowship for Young Conductors

The Ansbacher Fellowship for Young Conductors
This fellowship provides young and promising conductors from the U.S. the opportunity to spend up to four weeks at the Salzburg Festival observing leading conductors and artists at work during rehearsals and performances. Fellows will live at Schloss Arenberg, located ten minutes from the Festival Hall, where they also be able to interact with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, who are in residence at Schloss Arenberg during the month of August.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Only available to American citizens and permanent residents of the United States who have a college degree and plan to use an Asian language in their career

​Boren Fellowships

Boren Fellowships
Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. The OCU on-campus application deadline for 2016-2017 fellowships is January 15, 2016.

Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Davies-Jackson Scholarship 
This scholarship provides full funding for a first-generation college graduate to spend a year at St. John's College at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. Applicants must intend to study archaeology and anthropology, classics, economics, English, geography, history, history of art, modern and medieval languages, music, philosophy, or social and political sciences. The deadline is typically November 1 for the following fall term.

DAAD

DAAD 
Searchable Database of scholarships for non-German graduate students interested in studying in Germany.

The Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP)

The Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP)
EMDAP is a fellowship program sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by the Institute of International Education, the largest private, nonprofit educational and cultural exchange agency in the United States.

EMDAP is an opportunity for current students and recent graduates of U.S. M.B.A. programs or M.A. programs in international management/ finance/development or international affairs/studies to provide management assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries. EMDAP advisers contribute to business development in emerging market countries by using their knowledge of business management practices to identify business solutions in diverse situations. This contributes to achieving USAID’s objectives abroad – specifically, broad-based economic development.   The EMDAP grant covers monthly living expenses; housing; language training where necessary; microfinance, business development, or sector-specific training if needed; health insurance, a round-trip airfare from the U.S. to the host country. Other allowances vary from country to country.

​Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs 
The Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Eligibility is limited to the following:

  • All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

For information regarding level-specific eligibility requirements, stipends, and other program information for each of the three levels of the Fellowship program, access the fact sheet for the program level of your interest, predoctoraldissertation or postdoctoral.

​Fulbright Scholarships

Fulbright Scholarships 
The Fulbright program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. There are two types of awards available for graduate students, Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships. For more information, see the Fulbright web site.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships 
are awarded to outstanding applicants from outside the U.K. to pursue a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge.The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. The deadline is typically October 15 for the following academic year.

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars
The 200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program will work towards a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing—one of China’s most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Scholars will be selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests and leadership potential.