Center for International Education
Spring 2009

Scholarship opportunities abroad for exceptional students

In this time of especially tight financial resources, it is important for students to know about grant opportunities that may make it possible, or at least less daunting, to take on study or research abroad. For the academically-motivated student there are a number of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate possibilities through UNH.

UNH scholarships

CIE Scholarships - grants of $1,000-1,500 awarded annually.Guidelines and application forms are in Hood House 223 and at March 27, 2009 deadline.

Foley-Jackson Scholarship - one award of $4,000-5,000. By invitation only in January of each year.

IROP Grants - nine-week summer research projects. Deadlines for 2010 research: April 2009 for sophomores, October 2009 for juniors. Contact:

SURF Abroad - summer research abroad. January 2010 deadline. Contact:

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Nationally-competitive external scholarships

Boren/NSEP - $8,000-$20,000 grants for students with U.S. citizenship and interest in government careers to study language and culture in countries of U.S. national security interest. December 15, 2009 UNH deadline. Plan early by contacting

Fulbright - post-baccalaureate academic-year grants for U.S. citizen to study, research or teach English. Awards vary by country. September 15, 2009 deadline. Plan early by contacting

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