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Awards and Fellowships

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  • Resources to support study abroad during the academic year or summer
  • Research, teaching, and study opportunities for recent Holy Cross graduates.

Contact the Graduate Studies Office at Holy Cross in the spring of your junior year for senior year if you are interested in pursuing fellowship opportunities for post-undergraduate research or teaching

Awards for Undergraduates

Freeman-Asia Scholarships
Description:  need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad  program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, books, etc.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
Deadline:  see website   

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NSEP Boren Scholarship
Description: Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including China.
Eligibility:      Undergraduates studying the language in question. see website for additional details.
Deadline:      Early February Annually (see website for specific deadline)

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships
Description:     Support for study abroad for a semester or an academic year
Eligibility:     PELL Grant Recipients

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Critical Language Scholarships
Description: The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a summer intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains at selected sites in China and Taiwan.
Eligibility: US undergraduate and graduate students at the intermediate and advanced levels of Chinese. 
Deadline: Please consult the website for application deadlines.

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Awards for Graduating Seniors

Fulbright Teaching Assistantships in Taiwan
Description:    graduating seniors
Eligibility:      see website
Deadline:      The deadline has passed for this year

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Fulbright Research Grants
Description:      see website
Eligibility:      graduating seniors
Deadline:     The deadline has passed for this year

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Ministry of Education Huayu Scholarships
Description:  Stipend towards tuition at an approved language program in Taiwan   
Eligibility:    Holy Cross awards one or more graduating seniors who have made a strong commitment to Chinese language study 
Deadline:      March 31 annually

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