OHSD: Study Abroad Awards for Undergraduates

Office: 2nd Floor, Carnegie Building (202) 806-4029

The following list of award programs involve the collaboration and recruitment efforts of Howard University faculty and program administrators. In addition to the list below, we encourage students to search our information on additional resources for award searches.

OHSD Programs

Upcoming OHSD Events

Sept 01 Due Date: Howard Deadline for UK Fellowships (Rhodes/ Marshall) Campus-wide
Sept 08 Due Date: Howard Deadline for UK Fellowships (Schwarzman/ Knight-Hennessy) Campus-wide
Sept 15 Due Date: Howard Deadline for Fulbright U.S. Student Program Campus-wide

For in-person advising or more information on developing a strong proposal for your fellowship application, email Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, or schedule an appointment.

Study Abroad Awards for Undergraduates:

U: undergraduate opportunities; G: opportunities for graduate studies.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State

Award Description: The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and internĀ abroad programs worldwide.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed online.

HU Process: Current students should notify and discuss your application with the Howard University program advisor prior to submitting the application directly to the Gilman Scholarship Program. Note that certification from the Study Abroad Office and Financial Aid Office are required as part of the application.

Advisor/Contact Info: Ms. Betty J. Aikens, baikens@howard.edu, (202) 806-4363

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: Spring: Early October 2016.
Fall/AY: Early March 2017.
See Gilman timelines

Boren Scholarship, National Security Education Program (NSEP) (U)

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Defense

Award Description: Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Boren Awards website.

HU Process: Applicants should contact the program advisor to schedule an appointment to discuss your application. After submitting your application by the HU deadline, you will be contacted for an interview with the Howard Boren committee. Information from the interview will be used for the institutional evaluation section of your application. You will also have the opportunity to make suggested improvements, prior to the program deadline.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, (202) 806-4029

HU Deadline: January 15, 2017

Program Deadline: Early February 2017

Luard-Morse Scholarship

Sponsor: The English Speaking Union of the United States

Award Description: The Luard Morse Scholarship provides up to $25,000 towards a semester of study at an English University to deserving students attending United Negro College Fund institutions, or Hampton and Howard Universities. The scholarship is open to sophomore students in all disciplines and has been awarded to students majoring in economics, philosophy, finance, mathematics, liberal arts and the sciences.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the EEUUS website.

HU Process: Current students should submit their applications to the Howard program advisor. The Howard advisor will submit your application to the Luard Morse Scholarship.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, (202) 806-4029

HU Deadline: November 15, 2016

Program Deadline: Late November 2016

Herein lies the tragedy of the age; not that men are poor… not that men are wicked… but that men know so little of men.W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903