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SCHOLARSHIPS

Flagship Student Support

All Flagship students in good standing are eligible for up to $20,000 in Student Support Funding to mitigate the cost of participation in approved intensive summer language programs domestically and overseas and the Russian Overseas Flagship Capstone year in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The funding limits set for each program category are as follows: up to $3,500 for one Domestic Summer Flagship Program, up to $7,000 for one Overseas summer Intensive Flagship Program, and up to $15,000 for one Flagship Capstone Program. The maximum total level of Student support any student may receive during his/her entire program of study is $20,000.
 

External Funding

Flagship Student Support Funding is intended to offset the cost of summer and Capstone programs and typically does not cover the entire cost of the programs. UGA Russian Flagship Program students are encouraged to apply for additional scholarships to support their Russian language study. Scholarship opportunities are listed in order of application deadlines.

UGA Study Away Passport Initiative

Key Eligibility: UGA undergraduate students who are US citizens and have never had an adult US passport before (full eligibility here)
Deadline: rolling. Submitted applications are reviewed and awarded biweekly beginning Thursday, August 31, 2023. The program will remain open until the funding limit is reached.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Key Eligibility: Federal Pell Grant recipients participating in credit-bearing study abroad (full eligibility here)

Deadline Cycle 1: Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 11:59pm Pacific Time

Deadline Cycle 2: Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 11:59pm Pacific Time

Gilman-McCain Scholarship

Key Eligibility: dependents of active United States military personnel participating in credit-bearing study abroad (full eligibility here)

Deadline Cycle 1: Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 11:59pm Pacific Time

Deadline Cycle 2: Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 11:59pm Pacific Time)

UGA Office of Global Engagement (OGE) Global Education Scholarships

Key Eligibility: students participating in a UGA Study Away Opportunity (full eligibility here)

Deadline Cycle 1 (programs occurring in Summer 2024): October 15, 2023

Deadline Cycle 2 (programs occurring in Summer 2024 or AY 2024-25): February 15, 2024

UGA Office of Experiential Learning Scholarships

Key Eligibility: UGA undergraduate students with at least one semester of UGA coursework pursuing approved Study Abroad programs (full eligibility here)

Deadline Cycle 1 (programs occurring in Summer 2024): October 16, 2023

Deadline Cycle 2 (programs occurring in Summer 2024 or AY 2024-25): February 15, 2024

Honors International Scholars Program (HISP)

Key Eligibility: Honors students engaging in overseas opportunities. More details here.

Deadline Cycle 1: November 1, 2023

Deadline Cycle 2: January 22, 2024

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

Key Eligibility: degree-seeking students at accredited institutions with one year of prior study in Russian (full eligibility here)

Deadline: November 14, 2023Find application here.

Campus representative: Colleen Larson clarson@uga.edu

Boren Awards

Key Eligibility: U.S. students studying critical languages abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (full eligibility here)

Deadline: campus deadline January 8, 2024

Campus representative: Elizabeth Hughes ejhsears@uga.edu

UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences International Scholarship Funds

Key Eligibility: degree-seeking majors in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences who have completed at least one semester in the College and who are studying abroad during the Maymester or Summer terms in a UGA-approved program (full eligibility here)

Deadline: February 1, 2024

American Councils (AC) Scholarships for Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP)

Key Eligibility: RLASP applicants (full eligibility here)
Deadline: February 15 of every year.

UGA Kicklighter Study Abroad Travel Grants

Key Eligibility: German or Russian major or minor participating in a Russian or German language or culture program abroad with the University of Georgia (full eligibility here)

Deadline: March 20, 2024

UGA Igor Levitzky Award

Key Eligibility: students in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies participating in an intensive study of Russian or another Slavic language (either in the US or abroad), an independent research project, an internship, or some other program for professional development related to Russia and/or Eastern Europe (full eligibility here)

Deadline: March 20, 2024

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