FUNDING YOUR OVERSEAS CAPSTONE YEAR
Students accepted into the Chinese Flagship Program may be eligible for funding for the overseas capstone program, overseas and domestic summer programs. Financial support including scholarships and grants, are available through NSEP, Flagship, BYU, FLAS, the federal government, and many other sources. Flagship students are expected to apply for all external funding before being awarded any federal Flagship funding. The Flagship Center Managing Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, will work with each advanced Flagship student to ensure they apply to all sources of funding and receive adequate awards for the Flagship Overseas Program. Students are strongly encouraged to seek funding sources through private donors and scholarships, and save personal funds for their year abroad.
Below is a list of scholarship application deadlines, please apply before the deadline if you are seeking financial aid from any of the following scholarships.
■ Gilman Scholarship October 2023
■ College of humanities study abroad funding
deadline for fall January 1st at 12am
■ Freeman Asia Scholarship
Academic year 2023-2024 March 28th 2023
■ Pell Grant
■ Boren Awards
January 31st 2024 at 5pm
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Toggle ItemCollege of Humanities Internship Scholarship
The College of Humanities (COH), provides funding for Humanities majors and minors who have applied for the PELL grants for funding experiential learning experiences, and during internships abroad. Specific HCOLL classes are required to receive funding. To see more click here.
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Students with a strong and established desire to use their Chinese skills toward government service qualify to apply for this funding. For students interested in a government career, the BOREN funding has financial and career-placement advantages. A service-payback agreement is required for this funding. For more details visit Boren Awards.
Toggle ItemForeign Language and Area Studies Scholarships (FLAS)
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are funded by the federal government and are offered by the Asian Studies Program to encourage BYU graduate and undergraduate students to study select Asian languages (including Russian) and area studies. For information about the scholarship and how to apply, please visit Kennedy Center.
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Toggle ItemBenjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship provides scholarship to students with financial need and has post-program service requirement. For more information about the scholarship, please visit Gilman.
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WRITING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
Prestigious international and area studies scholarships offer significant financial rewards, prestige, and a stamp of approval to students throughout their career. On the Kennedy Center website there are strategies, tips and examples given by faculty members for how to apply successfully. More information can be found on the Kennedy Center Scholarship.