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Faculty Opportunities Abroad

Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.

US Department of Education-International Programs

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office administers Title VI (domestic) and Fulbright-Hays (overseas) grant and fellowship programs that strengthen foreign language instruction, area/international studies teaching and research, professional development for educators, and curriculum development at the K-12, graduate, and postsecondary levels.

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

Provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for US educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

NOVA’s Educational Foundation: Faculty Grants

The NVCC Educational Foundation was established to provide additional financial support for the College's students, faculty and programs. Created in October 1979 as a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, it strives to obtain resources from private individuals, businesses and other foundations to enhance the College's mission.

CIEE’s International Faculty Development Seminars (IFDS)

In-depth encounters with people, places and issues that shape our world. Expect one to two intensive weeks of lectures by local faculty and experts from prestigious institutions, site visits that illuminate ideas explored in lectures, and opportunities to contribute to lively discussions with international colleagues.

US Institute of Peace: Grants and Fellowships

The independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. USIP works to save lives, increase the government's ability to deal with conflicts before they escalate, reduce government costs and enhance our national security.

East-West Center: Scholarships and Fellowships

Offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships and fellowships and educational exchange and professional development programs are available.

Intercultural Communications Summer Institute (SIIC)

Offers professional development opportunities for people working in education, training, business and consulting, in both international and domestic intercultural contexts. One of the premier gatherings of professionals in the field of intercultural communication, SIIC presents a unique opportunity to explore the field and network with others in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Student Opportunities Abroad

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Provide unique funding opportunities for US undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. They focus on geographic areas, languages and fields of study that are critical to US national security, broadly defined and underrepresented in study abroad.

Freeman Scholarship

Accept applications from US 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.

Gilman Scholarship

Offer awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for US 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.

International Scholarships

A comprehensive financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. Provide a comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

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