Study Abroad Grants & Scholarships

 

Boren Awards Logo

For more information, contact your Campus Representative:
Marisa A. Gray
P: 443.885.4714
E: marisa.gray@morgan.edu

Boren Awards, is an initiative of the National Security Education Program, that provides unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate 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. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application.

Application Deadlines:
Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
The application period for the 2017 Boren Scholarship is now open. To apply, go to the Boren Scholarship Application.


On-Campus Scholarship Deadline: December 30, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. EST

National Deadline: January 30, 2018 | 5:00 p.m. EST


Boren Fellowships for Graduate Students
The application period for the 2017 Boren Fellowship is now open. To apply, go to the Boren Fellowship Application.

On-Campus Fellowship Deadline: January 8, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. EST

National Deadline: February 8, 2018 | 5:00 p.m. EST


Gilman Scholarship LogoFor more information, contact your Campus Representative:
Marisa A. Gray
P: 443.885.4714
E: marisa.gray@morgan.edu

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

The program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by the Institute of International Education.

The application period for the 2018 GILMAN International Scholarship is now open.

2017- 2018 Application Dates

Students can study and intern abroad during the spring, summer, fall or academic year term

Please be aware that the application deadline is in Central Time and take into consideration the applicable time difference as you prepare to submit your application.

Spring 2018 Timeline
The Spring 2018 application cycle is for study abroad programs generally beginning between December 15, 2017 and April 15, 2018. This cycle encompasses spring semester, quarter, calendar year, winter inter-session and January term programs that are a minimum of four weeks in length.


Online Application Opens: Mid-August 2017
Application Submission Deadline (online application, including transcripts): October 3, 2017 | 11:59 p.m. CDT

Summer 2018 Timelines
The Gilman Program offers two summer application cycles for study abroad programs generally beginning between May 1, 2018 and August 1, 2018. Study abroad programs should be a minimum of four weeks, in length and coincides Morgan State's summer calendar. Summer cycles encompass summer and May term programs. Depending on the student's study abroad program or international internship commitment deadlines, students can determine the summer application cycle that best meets their timeline of notification.


If an
applicant for the summer 2018 early application is not selected, they may re-apply during the summer 2018 application cycle as long as they continue to meet the Gilman Scholarship Program's eligibility criteria.

Summer [Early] Application Info.
Online Application opens: Mid-August 2017
Application Submission Deadline (online application, including transcripts): October 3, 2017 | 11:59 p.m. CDT

Summer Application Info.
Online Application opens: Mid- January 2018
Application Submission deadline (online application, including transcripts): March 6, 2018 | 11:59 p.m. CDT

Fall 2017/ AY 2017- 2018 Timeline
The fall application cycle is for study abroad programs generally beginning between July 15 and October 15, 2017 and coincide with Morgan State's or your international program's fall calendar. This cycle encompasses fall semester, quarter, and academic year programs that are a minimum of four weeks, two weeks for current community college students,
in length.

Online Application opens: Mid-January 2017
Application Submission deadline (online application, including transcripts): March 7, 2017 | 11:59 p.m. CDT



  

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

For more information, contact your Campus Representative:
Marisa A. Gray
P: 443.885.4714
E: marisa.gray@morgan.edu

Hosted by CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program provides scholarships for the most financially challenged students from the nation's nearly 600 MSIs. Each year for the next three years, the scholarship funds will cover 100 percent of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from MSIs. Each cohort of 10 students will take part in a summer study abroad program designed to enhance their leadership and intercultural skills in one of three locations: London, England (summer 2017), Cape Town, South Africa (summer 2018), and Seoul, South Korea (summer 2019). Study abroad scholarships will be awarded annually based on a combination of financial need, academic achievement, and nominations from students' MSI presidents.

The application period for Summer 2018 is now open.

Click here for more information on the application requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

All students, regardless of major, who are rising Sophomores or rising Juniors in summer 2018, are invited to apply for the 2018 Frederick Douglass Global Fellow scholarship.


Application extended to: October 2, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. EST
Award Announcement Date: November 1, 2017
Award recipients will attend a 4-week, 6-credit CIEE Study Abroad program in Cape Town, South Africa in summer 2018.
 
- Applicants must have a minimum GPA 3.00, reside in the U.S. with Student Status or be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National or Permanent Resident.


- Applicants must be Pell Grant eligible and enrolled in an accredited Minority Serving Institution in good academic standing.



The Fulbright Program

For more information, contact:

Dr. Carleen Leggett
Montebello Complex, C-102
P: 443.885.3097
E: carleen.leggett@morgan.edu

The Fulbright Scholarship Program is aimed at providing American students the opportunity to develop and increase mutual understanding between themselves and other peoples and cultures around the world. Morgan State University students have now received 140 Fulbright or Fulbright-related grants, leading all other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

The 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student competition is open.

On Campus Application Deadline: September 21, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. EST

National deadline for all applicants will be October 6, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. EST 

Eligibility: For U.S. citizens only | Graduating Seniors and Graduate Students

Info Sessions

August 29, 2017 | Montebello Complex, C-102 | 3:00 p.m. EST

August 30, 2017 | Montebello Complex, C-102 | 4:00 p.m. EST

August 31, 2017 | Jenkins 103 | 11:00 a.m.


For more information, contact your Campus Representative:Critical Lamguage Scholarship
Johnson Niba
Montebello Complex, D-210
P: 443.885.4029
E: johnson.niba@morgan.edu

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is part of a U.S. government effort to dramatically expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. This intensive language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students runs for eight to ten weeks each summer at over twenty sites abroad. The program covers the equivalent of a full year of college-level language study in fourteen critical languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels are encouraged to apply!

The 2018 CLS application period is now open. Eligibility: For U.S. citizens only

National Deadline: November 15, 2017