"Kayaking with the Portuguese," by Landyce Smith. Lagos, Portugal.
As part of OU’s campus-wide scholarship system, the College of International Studies offers a number of scholarships, awards and travel grants. To help you maneuver some upcoming deadlines, here are important dates to keep in mind and a quick breakdown of each scholarship/award. To apply, visit http://www.ou.edu/scholarships.html.
All of the following CIS study abroad scholarships will officially open for application on Oct. 1. The deadline to apply for most is Feb. 1, 2018.
For all majors
CIS Board of Visitors Scholarship – Undergraduate and graduate students to study abroad in non-western destinations. Preference given to IAS students.
Shirley Routt Bomford Endowed Scholarship – for undergraduate students.
Molly & David Boren Scholarship - Undergraduate and graduate students with financial need with preference given to IAS majors.
Philip Farish Scholarship- Priority given to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Seymour Feiler Scholarship - Study abroad in Clermont-Ferrand, France
Mackey Family Endowed Scholarship – Arabic or Middle Eastern Studies majors.
Ambassador Perkins Scholarship - Study in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, South and Central America.
Millie Schafer Sitzman Award - Undergraduate students enrolled in a program of international study.
Dean Suzette Grillot Scholarship - Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program during the fall, spring or summer semester.
Farzaneh Family Persian Language Scholarship
For IAS majors only
Mehdi Firoozabadi Iranian Studies Language Scholarship - IAS students seeking to further language education in Parsi, Farsi or other Persian language.
Cole Frates Endowed Scholarship - IAS students who study in Latin America or Europe with extra consideration for students who wish to study in Holland.
Enes Kanter Scholarship - IAS majors. Additional consideration will be given to female students or students who demonstrate an interest in/commitment to increasing the prevalence of, or improving the role of, women in the field of international studies.
Ann and Marc Nuttle Award for Middle East Studies - IAS students who demonstrate superior understanding of religious tolerance in the Middle East through a thoroughly researched term paper on the subject.
St. Elijah's & Anthony Shadid Arabic Language Study Scholarship - Awarded to the best IAS student in Middle East Studies whose principal language of study is Arabic.
Mary & Don Sherman International Networking Scholarship - IAS majors who take part in an international networking opportunity.
Paula Throckmorton Zakaria and Fareed Zakaria Scholarship - IAS students participating in a CIS study abroad program.
For International Students
Cleo Cross Scholarship
Sue Williams Service Award
Paul & Rose Sharp Scholarship
Greenberg Scholarship - International Student from Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden. Applications will be accepted beginning February 1, 2018
Rosemary Heatley Close Scholarship - Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need from developing countries or countries experiencing internal cultural, economic or political turmoil.
Farzaneh Family Scholarship for Iranian Students - Iranian students with a significant financial need.
CIS Student Internship Support Grant (spring internship deadline is Nov. 14) Students may apply for one $2,000 internship grant per academic year for travel and housing support related to international internship activities.
To see a complete list of all CIS scholarships available, visit http://www.ou.edu/content/cis/scholarships.html. If you have any questions, contact CIS at 405-325.-1396 or visit an advisor today!