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Education Abroad Scholarships

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1. Boren Awards preferences

2. A clear explanation of the relevance of the applicant’s country, language, and proposed program of study to U.S. national security,
3. Academic record and potential to succeed in the proposed program;
4. A serious commitment to develop and/or advance foreign language competency while overseas and upon return home;
5. Appropriateness, feasibility, and quality of the study abroad plan
evidence of cultural adaptability, flexibility, and maturity required to succeed abroad
Gilman Scholarship
NUTS & BOLTS
Broaden the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.
ELIGIBILITY
Must receive a US Federal Pell Grant
4 weeks or more in one country
Applying or accepted to a program
Receiving Academic Credit
US undergraduates in good standing

DEADLINES
Length of Program
SPRING: 1st Tues in Oct
SUMMER: 1st Tues in Oct & Mar.

FALL / AY: 1st tues. in Mar.
MISSION
SUMMER: up to $3,000
SEMESTER: up to $5,000
LANGUAGE SUPPLEMENT: $3,000
AWARD AMOUNT
SELECTION CRITERIA
Diversity of Participant
This includes, but is not limited to, students studying in non-traditional locations, students of diverse ethnic backgrounds,, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and other personal factors that contribute to the student being non-traditional or under represented in study abroad
You must self-disclose: If
you don’t tell the reviewer,
they don’t know!

Destination
One goal of the Gilman Program is to have students study in a diverse array of countries and world regions, particularly those countries outside of Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Must make a strong case if going to more popular locations.
How well does your chosen country of study relate to your academic and future professional goals?

Language
Acquisition
Students studying one of the languages
below are more competitive & are eligible for the Critical Need Language Award:
Arabic; Chinese; Bahasa Indonesia; Japanese; Turkic; Indic; Persian; Korean; Russian & Swahili

No previous experience in the language is necessary
Fields of Study & Academic Performance
Gilman encourages participation in a broad range of majors, especially in engineering and the sciences. The reviewer will consider academic performance and progress over time.
There is no minimum GPA

Prior Study
Abroad Experience
Priority given to longer programs but a short length of study is ok if appropriate. Students who have not studied abroad are given priority

Travel abroad does not count against you!

Essays
Most important factor in the application. This is your chance to personalize your application. Focus on the quality and feasibility of your essays as well as the potential impact the study abroad experience & Gilman award will have on your goals, future growth and achievement.
WRITE IN PARAGRAPH FORMAT &
COPY/PASTE FROM WORD INTO
THE TEXT BOXES PROVIDED

Statement of Purpose
Why did you choose your specific program & location

What inspired you to study abroad

What makes you unique- your academic, professional, and personal goals

Impact your study abroad program or internship will have on your goals

Impact receiving the Gilman would have on the achievement of these goals

Challenges to study abroad (family or work obligations, health or disability challenges).

Gilman Facts
Were first-generation college students

Were the first in their family to study abroad

Studied in non-traditional locations

Studied a language,
50%
of which were Critical Need Languages
Scholarship applications received annually

Scholarships awarded each year
Since Fall 2011 NAU students have received the Gilman for a total award of $247,000

of the NAU students who applied for Gilman, received it!
Apply at:
www.iie.org/gilman
Follow-on Project
Project should:
Promote study abroad/ Gilman Scholarship
Be feasible
Have a timeline to be completed within 6 months of return
Be unique
Use your existing network and skills
Be on campus or in your local community
Focus on
How you will give back by inspiring others to study abroad
the target audience and how they will be impacted
Methods of publicity
Collaboration with other organizations
Tools you may need
Timeline
Notification
December
Feb. & Late April
Late May
Applicants who are studying a critical need language while abroad will automatically be considered for the Critical Need Language Award. 50 of these awards will be given
.
Award amount is determined by
length of program and student need.
LIMIT: 7,000 characters or 1.5 pages single spaced
ASNAU Global Opportunity (GO) Scholarship
Boren Scholarship
Education Abroad Scholarships
U.S. citizen

An undergraduate at an accredited U.S. college

Not graduating until after Boren funding period

Planning to study in an eligible world region

Planning to study a foreign language
NUTS & BOLTS
Boren Scholarships provide American undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government.
ELIGIBILITY
DEADLINES:
2016-17 Academic Year: Jan 29
MISSION
SEMESTER: up to $10,000
YEAR: up to $20,000
AWARD AMOUNT
Late April:
Notification of award
Preferences
destination
language
acquisition
Boren Scholars are interested in studying less commonly taught languages.
fields of study
Preference given to fields of study that are critical to US national security
length of study
Special STEM Initiative:
$3,000 Summer (Min. 8 weeks)
Boren will accept applications for

non-preferred areas where the candidate can make a compelling case that such study can contribute significantly to U.S. national security and the goals of the program.
Preference will be given to undergraduate applicants proposing a full-year academic study.
Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a desire to work in the federal government
Commitment to Gov't Service
Application
Supplementary Materials:
2 Recommendation Letters
Transcript(s)
Study Abroad Program Description
Language Self-Assessment
Language Proficiency Form (optional)

Online Application Includes

Study Abroad Program Selection

Budget

2 Essays
Note:
National deadlines are for study
that will begin after June 1, 2016.
Essay #1: National Security/Future Career

• Significance of your study abroad experience (country/region, culture, language) to U.S. national security, broadly defined.

• How country, language, and program will help to achieve future career goals, including the service requirement.

• How skills gained as well as past experiences will help you fulfill the service requirement.

Essay #2: Study Abroad Program Description

• Study abroad program: courses, activities, support services, etc.

• Language component: formal and informal.

• Past experience and future language study plans.
Essays
If a Scholar or Fellow does not find a suitable position in one of the priority areas, they can pursue any position within the federal government that contributes to national security.
Service Requirement
After making a documented good-faith effort to find a position in the federal government, awardees may pursue positions in education directly related to the NSEP-funded language study or geographical experience.
In exchange for funding, Scholars and Fellows agree to seek employment in one of these priority areas:
DEADLINES
Spring & Winter:
Spring Break:
Summer:
Academic Year and Fall:

Oct. 15
Jan. 15
Mar. 15
Apr. 1
Based on a student's abilities, extracurricular activities and community service record.
Intended for applicants who qualify based on factors such as gender, race, religion, family and medical history or other factors
Awarded to students planning to pursue a study abroad program in a particular country.
Offered by organizations and/or universities to encourage students to participate in a particular program
Summer-only programs must be eight (8) weeks or more and are limited to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students.
protecting and promoting American well-being
challenges of global society
sustainable development
environmental degradation
global disease & hunger
population growth
migration
economic competitiveness
A Note on National Security
Except for the study of French or Spanish, there are no language prerequisites.
Agricultural and Food Sciences

Area Studies

Business and Economics

Computer and Information Sciences

Foreign Languages

Health and Biomedical Science

History

International Affairs

Law

Mathematics

Sciences and Engineering

Social Sciences

Political Science and Policy Studies
Selection Process
Scholarship award recipients will be selected on the basis of merit with consideration for:
June:
Orientation in DC
Boren NAU Representative
Boren holds a broad definition of national security:
All applicants must demonstrate how their study programs and future goals are connected to this broad understanding of national security.

Including but not limited to:
Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.
KARL DOERRY HONOR'S, NO EXCUSES, GILMAN, ELAINE LOVEN MEMORIAL
GRIP, BOREN, LAMM,
GLOBAL LEARNING RESEARCH
FREEMAN ASIA, VERA LASKI,
DAAD, BECA EVANS-PORTILLE LERMA
ASNAU GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES (GO)
FOUNDATION FOR GLOBAL SCHOLARS
FIND OTHER EDUCATION ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
at
EDABROAD.NAU.EDU

Over 2,800 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year
46%
87%
74%
70%
10,000+
2,800+
65
26%
Types of Scholarships
HOW TO SUBMIT A WINNING APPLICATION
Merit-Based
Program-Specific
Student-Specific
Location-Specific
Funding Study Abroad
Use your network
Look for scholarships in your department or college
Check with your employers, religious organizations, clubs
Look for opportunities within your professional org.
Check for opportunities within organizations you belong
Your study abroad location's Federal or state government
Free online search engines for study abroad scholarship
NAU EA Scholarship Resources Page
Personal Fundraising
Crowdsourcing: Fundmytravel.com
Asking people to sponsor you
Bake & candy sales
Auctions
Car washes
Restaurant Fundraising Nights
Loans & NAU Financial Aid:

Studyabroadaid@nau.edu
CIE No Excuses Scholarship
KNOW WHY YOU ARE GOING ABROAD & HOW IT WILL IMPACT YOUR LIFE
START EARLY
PROOFREAD
DO YOUR RESEARCH
BE ORGANIZED & FOCUSED
TELL YOUR UNIQUE STORY
CLEARLY CONNECT YOUR ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL GOALS
CHOOSE YOUR PROGRAM WISELY
NAU STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
Examples of Projects:
K-12 Outreach
Academic Department Outreach
Campus Office Outreach
Study Abroad Outreach
Others
Vera Laski Scholarship (Germany)
NAU Department Scholarships
Karl Doerry Scholarship (Honors Students)
Global Learning Research Scholarship
Global Research & Internship Program (GRIP)
NAU & ISEP Exchange Scholarships
Lamm Scholarship (Costa Rica)
Beca Evans-Portille-Lerma (Spain)
Scholarships for Pell Grant Recipients
Boren Scholarship
Gilman Scholarship
Freeman Asia Scholarship
Program must be at least 8 weeks
Program must be at least 4 weeks in one country
Max award: $1,000
Student Specific
Program Specific
Location Specific
Scholarships for Language Learners
Critical Language
Scholarship Program
USAC Scholarships
German Academic
Exchange Service
Have multiple people that know you read it
Make an appointment with NAU Writing Commons
ASNAU GO, No Excuses, Karl Doerry
Tip:
http://nau.edu/iwriting/uwc/
Merit Based
SELECTION CRITERIA
Involvement on NAU campus
The ASNAU GO scholarship is funded by the Associated Students of NAU. They are looking for involvement on the NAU campus. through extracurricular activities, clubs, organizations or athletics.
Factored here is the student's financial aid package including Pell grants but excluding loans. The committee also looks at the student financial situation that might not be seen in the financial aid package such as employment, financial support or lack there of, financial hardships and high unmet need for the study abroad program.
Academic
Performance
Those aspects factored into this criteria is overall GPA, employment, awards and other activities that may affect GPA
Minimum GPA is 2.5
Program Choice
Priority given to students whose study abroad and program and courses are relevant to their major or minor program. The committee looks at the relevance of the study abroad program to student's goals. Finally, the committee is looking for how well the student is able to describe the reasons they choose the program

essays
Most important factor in the application. This is your chance to personalize your application. Be sure to answer all the questions fully and proofread your essay before submitting.
WRITE IN PARAGRAPH FORMAT &
COPY/PASTE FROM WORD INTO
THE TEXT BOXES PROVIDED

Financial
Need
Program Choice
Priority given to students whose study abroad and program and courses are relevant to their major or minor program. The committee looks at the relevance of the study abroad program to student's goals. Finally, the committee is looking for how well the student is able to describe the reasons they choose the program

Those aspects factored into this criteria are the student's strategies for financial planning and planned use of award
Financial
Planning
ASNAU GO SCHOLARSHIP
NO EXCUSES SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants that do not have their essays proofread compete poorly during the selection process and generally will not receive a scholarship award
TIP:
LIMIT: 7,000 characters or 1.5 pages single spaced
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