Brass Life Award
Deadline: November 17, 2014
SDSM&T students only
Scholarship opportunity for rising juniors or seniors to study abroad.
Application (available in Mines Link, login required)
Frank Family International Fund
SDSMT students only
Opportunities include study abroad scholarships and projects
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Application (available in Mines Link, login required)
Determine potential credit for your proposed program with your department using the
Academic Credit Form.
Complete and get appropriate signatures on the
Program Review Verification Form (required for both the Brass LIFE award and he Frank Family International Fund).
Deadlines are fall and spring
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad. Students must have Federal Pell Grant funding to qualify.
The prestigious Fulbright program offers a variety of opportunities. Please visit their web site for details.
Critical Language Scholarship Program
Deadline is in the fall
The United States Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for overseas intensive summer language institutes offers options in critical need foreign languages. Students in all disciplines are encouraged to apply. To access the online application or for more information about the CLS Program, please visit eh CLS website at
http://www.clscholarship.org or email
Boren Study Abroad Scholarships
"Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad."
Rotary Global Grant Scholarship (District 5610) (please click for details)
- Successful applicant will receive $30,000 grant for GRADUATE level studies
- Application deadline is February 1, 2015
DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst or German Academic Exchange Service
DAAD offers a variety of programs in Germany for students, faculty and staff.
DAAD - RISE program
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers three internship programs: RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering), RISE professional and RISE in North America. RISE has established itself as an outstanding opportunity to combine serious research with a rewarding study-abroad experience. All three programs are targeted to students from the fields of engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences (geology), and related disciplines. For detailed information about all three programs, please visit
RISE undergrads have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects at top research institutions (e.g., Max-Planck-Institutes) and universities in Germany. Students are paired with German PhD students in a unique mentoring partnership to ensure immediate integration into hands on lab work and built-in social network with an excellent opportunity to develop new technical skills. RISE participants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses. Online registration and the internship database for RISE and RISE professional normally open in early December. Please email RISE queries to
RISE professional is designed for recent graduates, Master's and PhD students, and alumni of the RISE program who are matched with a well-known German company, where they gain insight into the professional applications of science and engineering and develop practical skills. Internships can last from 1.5 to 6 months. Similar to RISE, this new program features a scholarship to cover living expenses. Online registration is currently available and students will receive all necessary information by the end of October, enabling them to access the internship offers submitted by German companies. Please email RISE professional queries to:
The application deadline for both programs is normally in January.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 NanoJapan:
International Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Deadline: Online applications must be submitted by January 24, 2014 and two
letters of recommendation must be received by February 1.
For more information on the NanoJapan program, including the program schedule,
eligibility and benefits, and to access the online application please see http://nanojapan.rice.edu.
Turkish Coalition of American (TCA)
Study abroad scholarships for Native American, African American, and Hispanic-Amercian students
RWTH Aachen University in Germany - Undergraduate Research Projects with scholarships
Includes language instruction and research internships in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, and many other departments. There is a good chance for scholarships to cover living expenses if you are selected. There is no charge for the programs. Please see web site for details.
IAESTE - United States
IAESTE is the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, and it offers a variety of program options around the world. Be sure to check this site out!
CVS International program
Summer Internship Program in Germany (SIP)
(please note that this is a fee-based program)
SCHOTT Summer Internship Program in Germany
The SCHOTT Summer Internship Program in Germany provides well-compensated work opportunities for US and Canadian students in engineering, physical sciences, IT and business/marketing & PR, at SCHOTT AG (www.schott.com) in Germany. SCHOTT is a world leader in special glass and glass-ceramics for industrial, scientific and consumer applications with over 17,000 employees in more than 36 countries. The SCHOTT Summer Internship Program in Germany will provide participants with valuable work experience, help improve their German language skills, and allow them to experience German culture firsthand. The program runs from late May to mid-August.
NSF REU in Automotive Technologies (USA, GERMANY)
Virginia Tech (VT) and the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (TUD) have offered a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) dual international site. They are working to revive this program. Please visit the site for details.
Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
This program is specific to Germany. It offers post-secondary options as well as scholarships for high school students.