Russian Flagship Scholarships Deadline: Mid-January
Russian Flagship scholarships are merit-based and administered through the IU Russian Flagship Program. The Flagship scholarships are awarded for the following Russian Flagship training: (1) intensive domestic language study at Flagship-approved programs (e.g., the IU Summer Language Workshop, the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Summer School of Russian at Middlebury, and the Russian Language Institute at Bryn Mawr); (2) pre-capstone study abroad at RLASP in Kazakhstan administered by American Councils, and (3) for the Capstone Year in Kazakhstan operated by American Councils.
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David Boren ScholarshipDeadline: Late December
David Boren scholarships (up to $20,000) are available for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. security and economic interests. Russian Flagship students apply for this scholarship to support their participation in the Capstone Year in Kazakhstan. Recipients of this scholarship commit to one year of government service in a U.S. federal government agency following graduation. 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) FellowshipsDeadline: Early February
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 both domestically and overseas. These awards are intended to promote the training of students who plan to make careers in college or university teaching, government service, or other employment where knowledge of foreign languages, societies, and cultures is a prerequisite for success. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Academic year FLAS fellowships are granted for full-time study at U.S. or foreign institutions. Summer FLAS fellowships are awarded to students who pursue intensive domestic or overseas summer language studies.
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The Feltman/Simcox Study Abroad Scholarship
Undergraduate HLS students participating in the IU Russian Flagship are eligible for the Feltman/Simcox Study Abroad Scholarship to support their summer, semester or academic-year Russian language studies through IU-approved overseas programs, such as CIEE (St. Petersburg) and RLASP (Kazakhstan).
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