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JET Program: The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program



Hmong Collections Cataloger - MHS, St. Paul, MN - Spring 2014


The following organizations offer funding for study abroad:

Freeman Asia
Freshmen, sophomores, or juniors may apply for these scholarships to study abroad in Asia. Awards are $3,000 for a summer term, $5,000 for a semester, and $7,000 for an academic year.


Gilman Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to undergraduates who wish to study abroad. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Recipients are awarded up to $5,000 depending on the length of their program. An additional $3000 is available for students who study critical languages, including Chinese.


NSEP - National Security Education Program
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a unique scholarship opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad. Created in 1991, NSEP awards scholarships to American students for study of world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). NSEP was designed to provide students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experience in countries and areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation.

Midwest Education Association Scholarship
The Institute for International Education's Midwest Regional Center awards five scholarships worth $1,000 each to undergraduates who are permanent residents of the Midwest and who attend a Midwestern college or university. Students with little or no previous study abroad experience are encouraged to apply.


Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships
The Rotary Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduates. Students are encouraged to contact their local Rotary club for more information.

Shop Smart Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors and current undergraduate students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 2.0 GPA, be US citizens or permanent residents, and be enrolled in a postsecondary program. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay explaining how their college experience has been/will be defined by remarkable frugality, ingenuity, effort, or thrift. In keeping with the "shop smart" theme, there is a bias against high annual tuition costs and student loans.

Asian Women in Business Scholarship
This scholarship is for Asian women and Pacific Islander women who are current undergraduate students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate scholarship, leadership, community service and/or entrepreneurship. They must also be US citizens or permanent residents, have completed at least one semester, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year US undergraduate institution.