Scholarships for Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee Research Institute Anthony Shadid Internship Program

The ADCRI intern program offers a variety of positions for leadership development. It educates students on issues of civil rights, the Arab heritage, and current events in the Middle East. It empowers them to educate others. Students gain practical training in community organizing, media relations, research and writing, legal issues, political action, educational outreach, and routine office work alongside our regular professional staff. The first few weeks of the summer program are centered on the annual ADC Convention in June.

Positions are available with the legal, organizing, education, media and publications, information systems, and government relations departments, as well as with the offices of the ADC President and the Chief Administrative Officer. ADC can also assist with internships at the U.S. State Department, although we cannot guarantee placement.


Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. 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.

Click here to be directed to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship website.


Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Selected students spend six months in Washington. Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice.

The fellowship pays a stipend of $1,800 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.

http://scoville.org/apply/application-information/


National Security Education Program (NSEP)

Born out of post-mortem analysis from Desert Storm, NSEP was designed to represent a post-Cold War investment in vital expertise in languages and cultures critical to U.S. national security. The purpose of the NSEP is to enhance the national security of the U.S. by increasing our national capacity to deal effectively with foreign cultures and languages. Since the creation of the National Security Education Program, 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students have studied in more than 100 countries through Boren Scholarships and Fellowships.

http://www.nsep.gov/


Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The program seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.

The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. The Fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools identified by the WWNFF. Participating graduate schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study based on need.

http://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/


Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The program seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.

Tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees are paid for the first year and second year of graduate study, with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. Each successful candidate is obligated to a minimum of three years service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

http://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/


Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy.  Each year, the Rangel Program selects 20 outstanding Rangel Fellows in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service.  This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.  Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available.

http://www.rangelprogram.org/


Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects 15-20 participants (known as “Rangel Scholars”) each year from universities throughout the United States. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC.


Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program

The purpose of the Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program (PRISP) to recruit and train entry-level analysts and linguists with specialized skills. The program’s intent is to provide the Intelligence Community (IC) with an enhanced means to recruit intelligence officers with critical skills that the labor market does not readily provide. The program is open to undergraduates and/or graduate students or transfers from the private sector and to those with no more than one year of federal service who enter a directed study university program. Participants will be required to complete 18 months of IC service in return for each year of financial support.

https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/analytical/pat-roberts-intelligence-scholars-program-prisp.html


Subject: QFI student scholarships for Middlebury-Monterey Academy

The Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy recently received a grant from the Qatar Foundation International to provide student scholarships for this summer’s Arabic Academy at Pomona College in Claremont, California.  The four-week immersion program provides high school students the unique opportunity to accelerate Arabic language learning and cultural understanding through Middlebury College’s renowned world language curriculum.

The grant provides 15 full scholarships for deserving students interested in studying Arabic. To read more about the grant, click here http://mmla.middlebury.edu/academy-life/experience-the-culture/arabic.php. We encourage you to share this opportunity with all students interested in studying Arabic.  For students interested, they can learn more about the program and apply here http://mmla.middlebury.edu/academy-life/experience-the-culture/arabic.php.

Address:

The Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy Team
23 Pond Lane
Middlebury, VT 05753

Information Links:


FSU Scholarship Website

http://financialaid.fsu.edu/aid/scholarships_ugrad.html

Office of National Fellowship at FSU

http://onf.fsu.edu

Winthrop-King Scholarships

http://www.winthropking.fsu.edu/Undergraduate-Scholarships/Arabic-Scholarship

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