Scholarships in International/area Studies

Frank Educational Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must submit description of project (related to field of study), writing sample, transcripts, and list of courses planned to be completed.


Denton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15; varies

Applicant must be a full-time student and member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Selection is based upon GPA.


AGBU Fellowships for U.S. Based Study

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be of Armenian heritage, be a full-time graduate student seeking a master's or doctorate degree at a highly- or most-competitive U.S. institution, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA in undergraduate work.


Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.


Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.


Pacific and Asian Affairs Council Internship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must submit resume and letter of interest.


ARS Graduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be of Armenian ancestry. Selection is based upon scholastic qualifications, financial need, and involvement in the Armenian community.


ISF Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 21

Applicant must be Muslim or an active member of the Muslim community who is enrolled at an accredited university as an undergraduate (sophomore, junior, or senior) or graduate student (including Ph.D.) in the United States who is majoring in one of the sponsor's supported majors as found on their website. Minimum 3.0 GPA and United States citizenship/permanent residence required.


Ed Tsutakawa Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student showing clear evidence of academic focus in global relations or commerce. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an international student, or a student pursuing a degree in international studies who will enroll full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution.


Bree Elizabeth Miller Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of Hendersonville High School who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing a degree in English or international studies, though others will be considered. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.


WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15; July 15

Applicant must be a female undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university/college in the U.S. with a demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. Three to five page essay required on this topic: "Discuss the economic and political ramifications of negotiating a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union."


Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be attending a four year college/university with an interest in International Affairs, Counterintelligence, and/or National Security. 600 to 800 word essay on Counterintelligence or National Security, photograph, resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation required.


Mas Family Scholarships

Award: $8,000, Deadline: January 30

Applicants must be majoring in or have plans to major in business, communications, economics, engineering, international relations or journalism. They must demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to success in a democratic, free enterprise society. Selection is based on academic merit, personal essay, leadership ability, professional potential and character.