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There are opportunities for funding, fellowships, and graduate study all over the world! 

Several of the programs listed below, like the James C. Gaither Fellows, require U-M Nomination while others are Direct Apply. 

Check out the pages below for more information including eligibility and deadlines! 

Programs in China

Schwarzman Scholars

An internationally recognized global leadership program that provides scholars with a fully-funded one-year Master’s in Global Studies at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Yenching Academy

Two-year Masters program in China Studies at Peking University in Beijing, an intensive program of interdisciplinary classroom and field study of Chinese history and culture, as well as real-time issues in China’s development.

Programs in France & Ireland

Michel David-Weill Scholarship

Provides two years of funding for a master's program at Sciences Po in Paris with preference to students pursuing economics.

Mitchell Scholarship

One year of graduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in the Republic of Ireland.

Foreign Policy Programs

James C. Gaither Fellowship

Provides one-year fellowships ($37,000 plus benefits) to work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Rangel, Pickering, & Payne Fellowships

Graduate tuition and internship support for students planning careers in the Foreign Service or USAid.

Other Programs at U-M

The opportunities listed below are hosted by U-M offices other than ONSF such as the International Institute, International Center, or the Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS). Please refer to the appropriate office for more information, eligibility criteria, and advising services. 

Critical Language Scholarships

Offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Fulbright Fellowships

Opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.

Boren Scholarships

Provides 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.