Russian Flagship student support
Russian Flagship students in good standing are eligible to receive up to $15,000 in Flagship student support to help defer the cost of the Capstone Year abroad. Each student in the program has a lifetime funding cap of $20,000, so the Capstone Year student support amount will vary based on how much a student has left in their maximum cap.
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The Boren Scholarship
David Boren scholarships are available for undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. security and economic interests. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and recipients of this scholarship must commit to one year of government service in a U.S. federal government agency following graduation. The award amount for a 1-year study abroad program is $20,000. Interested Russian Flagship students should set up a meeting with IU Boren campus representative Elizabeth Shuman.
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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grants
The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships are funded by the United States Department of Education in support of students studying less commonly taught languages and cultures, in particular, those considered to be of critical interest to the United States. They are intended to promote the training of students who plan to make their careers in college or university teaching, government service, or other employment where knowledge of foreign languages and cultures is a prerequisite for success.
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Hamilton Lugar Study Abroad Scholarships
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies offers scholarships to support undergraduate students participating in an overseas study experience. Russian Flagship students who have a major or minor in HLS are eligible to apply. The overseas study program can be for a summer, a semester, or an academic year.
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The Gilman Scholarship
Deadline: October and March
The Gilman scholarship provides study abroad awards to undergraduate students who receive Federal Pell Grants. The average award amount is $4,000. Students who receive a Gilman Scholarship to study abroad are eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement from the Gilman Scholarship Program if they are studying a critical language such as Russian.
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