Center for Scholarly Engagement

Summer Programs

**Requires University nomination

Critical Language Scholarship Program ~ Show Information

  • Program costs - airfare, tuition, room and board, cultural program expenses, overseas health benefits, and applicable visa fees - are fully covered for all participants. Participants receive a small stipend to cover incidental expenses and meals not provided by the program
  • The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply
  • Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; Arabic and Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.
  • Application deadline: fall
  • Available to: US citizens over the age of 18 enrolled at an accredited US degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level (applicants must have completed at least one year of study)
  • http://www.clscholarship.org/index.php

Fulbright Summer Institute
For current undergraduates with at least two years left in their degrees. ~ Show Information

  • Summer programmes provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer programme
  • Participants in these programmes will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills
  • Application deadline: late February or early March (see website for specific Institute)
  • Available to: US citizens over the age of 18 with two years of undergraduate study left to complete
  • http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program ~ Show Information

  • Offers 15-20 undergraduates the opportunity to participate in a 6-week summer program that explores issues and trends in international affairs, as well as a greater understanding of career opportunities in that field
  • Participants live and attend classes at Howard University in Washington, DC
  • Application deadline: early February
  • Available to:  U.S. citizens with a minimum 3.2 undergraduate GPA who have an interest in international affairs
  • http://www.rangelprogram.org/index.cfm?session.areaid=2&contentid=684&typeid=CBRIAPSEP