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International Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

International Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

Your gateway to the world begins with the following prestigious international fellowships and scholarships. In this section, you will find a brief overview of each fellowship and scholarship, along with deadlines, website links, and eligibility requirements.

NOTE: These scholarships require Pace University nomination or recommendation of your application. You are not able to apply for these opportunities individually. The stated Pace Institutional Deadlines are final, and applicants must have their complete application submitted to the Prestigious Fellowship Coordinator by the marked deadline.


American Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Trust, a British charity established to honor the will and bequest of Cecil J. Rhodes, provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Deadline to apply:

  • October 1

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age (i.e., the applicant must still be 23 on October 1 in the year of application)
  • sufficiently advanced academically to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree before October 1 in the year following election

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Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

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.

Pace Institutional Deadline:

  • February 28

Deadline to apply:

  • March 4 (for summer/fall of same year)

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • receiving a Federal Pell Grant
  • accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list
  • 2.5 GPA and Sophomore standing

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Boren Scholarships & Fellowships

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.

Pace Institutional Deadline:

  • November 15

Deadline to apply for Boren Scholarship:

  • February 5

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • Must apply to a study abroad experience in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Planning to use the scholarship for study abroad, and the study abroad program ends before you graduate.

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Critical Language Scholarship

Offers intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages for summer 2012.

Pace Institutional Deadline:

  • October 27

Deadline to apply:

  • November (for summer of following year)

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • currently enrolled in a U.S. degree-granting program (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of study
  • Applicants must be 18 by the beginning of the CLS Program
  • Please see CLS Institute Language Levels for more information on language pre-requisites for individual institutes

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

Application Opens:

  • May

Pace Institutional Deadline:

  • September 12

Deadline to apply:

  • mid-October

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • be completing, or hold a Bachelor’s degree by May 2013.
  • 3.5 GPA (Pace requirement)

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Fulbright U.K. Summer Institutes

Fulbright U.K. Summer institutes provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three-six week academic and cultural summer program. Students will partake in an academic program at a highly regarded UK University. The Summer Institutes cover round-trip airfare, tuition and fees at the host university, accommodation and meals

Deadline to Apply #1:

  • February 27

Deadline to Apply #2:

  • March 6

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • be a US citizen
  • be at least 18 years old by the start of the program
  • be able to participate in the program in its entirety;
  • have a high level of academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (confirmed by academic marks, awards and references);
  • have at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, i.e. applicants should currently be a Freshman or Sophomore

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Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from outside the UK 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.

Online Applications Open:

  • September 1

Deadline to apply:

  • October 15

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • May be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • May apply to study any subject available at the University of Cambridge
  • May apply to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study
    • PhD (three year research-only degree)
    • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, MBA etc.)
    • MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree
  • Must be admitted to one of the degrees above at Cambridge through the University's normal admission procedures. The Trust does not admit students
  • Evidence of high academic achievement, leadership potential, social commitment and a good fit with Cambridge

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George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Online Application Opens:

  • Spring

Deadline to apply:

  • October 1

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • be at least 18 years of age, but not yet 30 years
  • hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (not necessarily in the US) before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar.

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Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

Online Application Opens:

  • Late Spring

Deadline to apply:

  • early-October

Website:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • Hold their first undergraduate degree in the United States
  • GPA 3.7 (or A-) on their undergraduate degree
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University

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