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IAS Program & Study Abroad Scholarships

IAS Scholarships

International & Area Studies Academic Year Scholarships

The International and Area Studies academic year scholarships provides $5000 for the academic year (fall and spring) for selected University of Utah undergraduate students majoring in Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies, and International Studies. Applicants must carry a GPA of 3.5 or higher, must be a resident of the State of Utah by the term they will be receiving the waiver, and submit the appropriate application form below. Applicants should expect an answer by the end of April.

Deadline: February 4, 2022

International Studies Application  ASIAN STUDIES APPLICATIONLATIN AMERICAN STUDIES APPLICATION  MIDDLE EAST STUDIES APPLICATION


Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

FLAS Fellowships are federally funded awards offered through the University of Utah's Asia Center. They provide funding for undergraduate and graduate students who study modern foreign languages and related area studies. Undergraduate awards provide up to $10,000 in tuition and a $5,000 stipend for the academic year. Graduate awards provide up to $18,000 in tuition and a $15,000 stipend for the academic year. Summer awards provide up to $5,000 in tuition and a $2,500 stipend.

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International Studies - Dee Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Through a generous gift from the Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation, the International Studies Program and the Department of World Languages and Cultures are able offer a limited number of scholarships for declared majors to support participation in approved study abroad programs (Hinckley global internships are not currently eligible for support). These funds can be used to cover study abroad fees and tuition.

Approval of Learning Abroad programs is not required at the time of application. If selected, confirmation of admittance to an approved program will be required to receive the award.

DEE FOUNDATION APPLICATION

Deadline: July 15, 2022 (for travel during the Fall 2022 semester)


Bradley Parker Memorial Scholarship

The Bradley Parker Memorial Scholarship will offer 1 to 2 scholarships per year of $1,000 to students (undergraduate and graduate students are eligible) who plan to travel abroad for their studies during summer 2022 or the 2022-2023 academic year. Learning Abroad programs as well as other academic-related travel will be considered.

Bradley Parker APPLICATION

Deadline: February 18, 2022


Rosaline Pao Memorial Scholarship

The Rosaline Pao Memorial Scholarship will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $3,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who plan to travel to China for their studies (including China-focused study, language training, and/or research) during summer 2022 or the 2022-2023 academic year. Learning Abroad programs as well as other academic-related travel will be considered.

*All awards will be contingent on travel authorizations being granted.

ROSALINE PAO APPLICATION

Deadline: February 18, 2022


Totoki Memorial Scholarship

The Totoki Memorial Scholarship will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $4,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who plan to travel to Japan for their studies during summer 2022 or the 2022-2023 academic year. Learning Abroad programs as well as other academic-related travel will be considered.

 

TOTOKI APPLICATION

Deadline: February 18, 2022


Japan Foundation Scholarship

The Japan Foundation Scholarship will support undergraduate or graduate students in their study of Japanese language courses for the Summer 2022 semester in the University of Utah Learning Abroad Intensive Japanese Language program in Osaka, Japan.

Please note that the Learning Abroad program application due date is 2/15/2022 and is separate from this scholarship application. For further information, please visit the Learning Abroad website

 The summer scholarship will award each recipient up to a maximum of $4,000 for tuition. All awards are pending approval for travel from the funding organization.

Japan foundation APPLICATION

Deadline: February 18, 2022


Middle East Studies Study Abroad Scholarship

The Middle East Center will award up to three scholarships of $1500 each for students participating in a study abroad program or Hinckley global internship in the Middle East. The scholarship is available only for declared majors and minors in Middle East Studies.

Application Coming Soon!

Deadline: TBD


Marion Farouk - Sluglett Award Paper Competition

The Marion Farouk-Sluglett Memorial Award was established in 1997 in honor of Dr. Marion Farouk-Sluglett, an internationally-recognized scholar of the modern Middle East and Iraqi politics who taught at the University of Utah from September 1994 until her untimely death in February 1996.
Each year, the Middle East Center recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate research paper with a focus on the Middle East.

Deadline: TBD

Submission Cover & Guidelines

Last Updated: 3/30/22