2018 AEI Summer Honors Program

We are pleased to announce that the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Honors Program, a series of fully-funded educational and career development opportunities for undergraduate students interested in public policy and national politics. Students participate in small, intensive seminars taught by AEI scholars and other policy practitioners, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. There is a full course lineup on the flyer below, as well as on the program’s website. To nominate specific students for the program here.

Application for Newman Civic Fellow

UW-Madison will select one undergraduate student to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow. This student will participate in leadership development and learning around civic engagement with a cohort of other fellows from schools around the country. The application deadline is Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 PM.


Newman Civic Fellow nominees must also meet the fellowship eligibility criteria:
  • Be an enrolled undergraduate at UW-Madison
  • Have at least one year of education remaining at UW-Madison
  • Must commit to providing a short reflection piece (video, article, or letter format) to Campus Compact during their fellowship year
Students should apply online to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow here.
More information can be found here.
 
 

International Scholarships Workshop

Learn about Boren Awards, FLAS Fellowships, Fulbright Scholarships, Schwarzman, and more awards for foreign language or international study programs at this workshop on Tuesday, November 14th from 12:00-1:00PM in 1418 Van Hise Hall.

This workshop will be facilitated by the Office of Undergraduate Academic Awards, the Institute for Regional and International Studies Awards Office, and International Academic Programs. Staff from each unit will share information about a variety of campus-wide and nationally competitive scholarships with a focus on awards for foreign language or international studies.

Pizza will be served!

Call for Applications: Boren Awards for Language Study and Research in Southeast Asia

Boren Awards fund U.S. undergraduate and graduate language study and research abroad in world regions critical to U.S. national interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). Boren Awards promote longer‐term linguistic and cultural immersion overseas, and are available to applicants in most fields of study. Boren Awards will give preference to applicants planning to study in a number of East & Southeast Asian countries, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Preference is also given to students who are willing to study abroad for longer periods of time, and those who are highly motivated to work in the federal government following graduation.

The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students for language‐focused study abroad.

The Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to fund language study, graduate‐level research, and academic internships abroad.

Deadlines: Boren Scholarships (Undergraduates) – February 8, 2018
Boren Fellowships (Graduate students) – January 30, 2018

The application for the 2018 Boren Awards is now open at www.borenawards.org!

Applicants are encouraged to contact their Boren Awards campus representatives, listed in a directory on the website, for institution‐specific guidance. They may also contact Boren Awards staff directly at 1‐800‐618‐NSEP or boren@iie.org.

Boren Awards

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. (Full list of preferred countries) Additionally, all programs must include formal study of an appropriate foreign language. (Full list of preferred languages). Click here for more information about the program and application process.

Drop in Fulbright US Student Program Open House

The drop-in open house for those interested in the Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP) is on Friday, May 5th at 10:00 AM in 336 Ingraham Hall. If you have specific questions about FUSP, the application process, or your particular interests, stop by to talk with the campus Fulbright Program Advisor. The FUSP 2018-19 competition opened on April 3; campus deadline for applications is 11:59 AM Monday, September 11, 2017.