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Flagler Scholarships

Unger Family Scholarship

The Unger Family Scholarship will be awarded to a student on a Flagler College “Faculty-Led” Study Abroad program. Students can express their interest in the Unger Family Scholarship by submitting:

  • A completed Faculty Led Study Abroad application
  • A Statement of Intent which explains why they would like to receive the Unger Family Scholarship.
  • A Letter of Reference from one faculty member.

These applications will be submitted to the Office of Study Abroad.  They will be reviewed for nomination by International Admissions Officer in conjunction with the Office of Study Abroad. The award will be made from the office of Financial Aid and will be applicable to the Flagler College tuition associated with the travel abroad.

The Unger Family Scholarship recipient agrees to

  • Attend the Scholarship Dinner in November 2011.
  • Respond with an appropriate follow-up letter which addresses the following questions (1) What was the best part of your study abroad program? (2) How did the Unger Family Scholarship benefit your experience? (3) How can the Unger Family improve your study abroad experience?

Complete application packets are due to the Office of Study Abroad by February 28, 2013. The successful applicant will be notified by March 15, 2013.

National Scholarships

There are a number of national scholarships that Flagler students can apply to. Though these scholarship applications take some work, they are prestigious and generous awards.

The Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship aims to support US citizen students with financial need. Students who have been traditionally underrepresented in study abroad are particularly encouraged to apply. To be eligible you must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and you must be participating in a program that has been approved for credit, is based in one country for more than four weeks in length, and is based in a country that is not Cuba and is not currently listed on the US Department of State’s Travel Warning List.

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Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship

The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and relations among people of different countries and cultures. Students must apply through their local Rotary club though basic application information and scholarship details are available on the website.

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Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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Fund for Education Abroad

FEA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.

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GSF Student Grant (The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad)

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution.

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Go Overseas Scholarships

Go Overseas scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in, or in the process of applying to, study abroad programs and award up to $1,000. Go Overseas also has a Teach Abroad Scholarship and a Volunteer Abroad Scholarship for students with a focus on international studies and/or education.

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National Scholarships - Specific to Field of Study and/or Region

Freeman-ASIA

Freeman-ASIA provides scholarships for US undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Applicants should have a minimum 2.8 GPA. The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Awards of up to $3,000 are available for summer programs. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others.

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BUTEX Scholarship

The BUTEX scholarship of £500 is designed to support university exchange between the UK and North America and is specifically for students studying at institutions in the UK for a semester or a year. There is a once-a-year application deadline during the summer, so this scholarship works best for students studying abroad for the fall semester or the academic year.

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Bridging Scholarships

The Association of Teachers of Japanese offer scholarships for American students studying abroad in Japan for a semester or academic year. There is a once-a-year application deadline in the late spring so interested students must plan ahead.

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DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

The DAAD German Academic Exchange Service offers scholarships for students going to Germany for four months to a year for study, research or internship. To be eligible, students must be in their junior or senior year during their time in Germany. There is a once-a-year application deadline in late January/early February so interested students must plan ahead.

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National Scholarships - Specific to Diversity

Pride Foundation - The National LGBT Scholarship Fund

The Pride Foundation provides financial support, leadership training, mentoring and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression. You do not need straight A's to apply but we are looking for individuals who have proven leadership skills, excellent scholastic achievements and want to make a difference in the world. All applicants are evaluated on the totality of their situation including, academic accomplishments, financial, emotional and social need, extracurricular activities, personal circumstances and goals for the future. This website provides link to a number of different resources geared towards LGBTQ students.

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The National Italian American Foundations

For Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

To date, HSF has awarded over $360 million in scholarships and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation.

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Study Abroad Funding Websites & Databases

Glimpse Correspondents

Glimpse Correspondents is a chance for students who will be abroad to get their stories and photography published at high-profile publications--and get paid for it. Powered by Matador, and supported in part by the National Geographic Society, the Glimpse Correspondents Program provides talented writers and photographers with a stipend as well as one on one editorial training and support to complete an independent journalistic work based on their experience abroad.

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Other Scholarship Opportunities