International Opportunities


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship 
http://www.twc.edu/thomas-r-pickering-foreign-affairs-fellowship-program

Award: Up to $40,000 annually for tuition, room, board and mandatory fees for senior year of college and first year of graduate study. You must be in your junior year to apply.  
Deadline: The application opens in mid-October; you can anticipate a late December or early January deadline.    
Eligibility: U.S. citizen in junior year of undergraduate study with a GPA of 3.2 or higher with outstanding leadership skills, academic achievement, and demonstrated financial need. Must commit to pursuing a master’s degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools participating in the program and to four years in the foreign service.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Kirsten Taylor at 706-368-5681  

Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate International Study  
Award: Up to $20,000  
Deadline: The deadline is early January.
Eligibility: You must apply through Berry.   
Berry Contact: Chris Borda at (706) 233-4065  

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship  
Award: Up to $5,000 for international study for at least 28 days during the academic year.  
Deadline: Berry deadline for spring: September 15. Berry deadline for summer and fall:  February 15.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen receiving a Pell Grant.  
Berry Contact: Chris Borda at (706) 233-4065 

For more funding opportunities, go to the International Programs Office's Financial Information Page and to the 2015-2016 International Programs Scholarship Competition page. 

AFTER GRADUATION

The Belgian American Educational Foundation
http://www.baef.be/documents/fellowships-for-us-citizens.xml?lang=en
Award: $27,000 for one year of study in Belgium (if less than 12 months, stipend is prorated accordingly; minimum of 6 months) and health insurance
Deadline: October 31.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the U.S. OR registered in a graduate program in Belgium OR or hold a Master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30 with a reading and speaking knowledge of Dutch, French, or German.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew G. Stanard at 706-290-2157

Boren Fellowships for International Language Study
https://www.borenawards.org/fellowships/boren-fellowship-basics
Award: Up to 24,000
Deadline: Late January.
Eligibility: You must apply through Berry.
Berry Contact: Julia Barnes at (706)-368-5687

DAAD Study Scholarship in Germany  
Award: Graduate study scholarship at a German University for one year, with a possibility of renewal, or support for independent research. Plus monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel expenses.  
Deadline: DAAD offers several different scholarships and deadlines vary.  Consult the website, available at the above link.  
Eligibility: Graduating seniors or recent graduates in all academic fields; applicants in the arts, humanities, and social sciences should have good command of German.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Christine Anton at 706-233-4063

Davies-Jackson ScholarshipCambridge, UK
Award: Valued at approximately $50,000, this scholarship pays for two years of study at St. John's College at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.
Deadline: October 21. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Parker well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Parker immediately if you intend to apply for next year.  
Eligibility:  Applicants must be the first in their families to graduate from college, and must plan to study in one of the following fields:  Classics, Economics, English, Geography, History, History of Art, Human, Social, and Political Sciences (including politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, Psychological and Behavioral Sciences.
Berry Contact: Dr. Jonathan Parker at 706-238-7695  

J. William Fulbright Study/Research Fellowship
Award: Living costs, book and research allowances, and round-trip transportation to host country.  
Deadline: October 1. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Corry well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Corry immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with B.A. degree or equivalent, in good health, with sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Jennifer Corry at 706-233-4067  

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships : Cambridge, UK
Award: University fees to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study in any field at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England: Research leading to the PhD degree, one-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, CASM or Part III Math, MBA etc.), 2 year MSc degree, second Bachelor degree as an Affiliated Student, or MBBChir Clinical Studies
Deadline: October 1. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Knowlton well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Knowlton immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: Citizens of any country outside the UK; excellent transcripts with high GPA scores showing evidence of sustained achievement in study, together with the type of academic references which speak of the candidate's leadership potential, social commitment, intellectual ability and why further study at Cambridge is particularly appropriate.
Berry Contact: Dr. Tim Knowlton at 706-802-6730.

The Mitchell Scholars Program: Ireland  
Award: One year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.  
Deadline: Preparation should begin in the spring a full year and a half before your matriculation. The Berry deadline is September 1. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dean Kennedy well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 30.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297  

George C. Marshall Scholarship: United Kingdom  
Award: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, and other associated costs at a university in the United Kingdom.  
Deadline: Preparation should begin in the spring a full year and a half before your matriculation. The Berry deadline is October 1. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dean Kennedy well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.7.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297 

Rhodes Scholarship: Oxford, United Kingdom  
Award: Covers educational and living expenses for two or three years of post-bachelor study at Oxford University in Great Britain.  
Deadline: Preparation should begin in the spring a full year and a half before your matriculation. The Berry deadline is October 1. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Lee well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen between the ages of 18-23 (on October 1, 2014) and earns bachelor’s degree before October 2015. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding intellectual and academic achievement (minimum 3.6 GPA), integrity of character, interest in others, leadership ability, and the energy to fully use their talents.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew Lee at 706-290-2694

Rotary Global Grant
https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/scholarships
Award: $30,000 for full-time graduate study abroad
Deadline: October 1. Because you must receive the Rotary's authorization of your application before the application deadline, you must contact Dean Kennedy.
Eligibility: Must be pursuing graduate study in one of the Rotary's areas of interest: pursuing careers in fields that support peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, and economic and community development. Applicants must be proficient in native language of host country, willing to participate with a host Rotary Club and Rotary District, beginning graduate study, have legal residence, be employed full time, or be a full-time student in Rotary District 6900 (Berry’s district) and may not be a Rotarian, an employee of a club, district or any other Rotary entity, or the spouse, lineal descendant, parent or grandparent of a Rotarian or an employee of a Rotary entity.
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297 

French Culture Teaching Assistant Program  
Award: Teach English for 7-9 months in France. Monthly salary is $1,013 plus housing allowance.  
Deadline: January 15.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with a U.S. Green Card; proficiency in French.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Vincent Gregoire or 706-233-4066  

Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain  
Award: Teach English for the school year in Spain, October through May.  700 Euros per month stipend.  
Deadline: Applications are closed for 2016-17. Anticipate an early April deadline for 2017-18. 
Eligibility: Must be a rising junior or rising senior or have a B.A. or B.S.  Must be a U.S. citizen and native English speaker.  Must speak Spanish at an intermediate level.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297   Dr. Lucia Llorente 706-238-7897

J. William Fulbright Teaching Assistantship  
Award: Teach abroad in countries around the world. Monthly stipend.  
Deadline: October 15.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with B.A. degree or equivalent. Language proficiency requirements vary by country.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Jennifer Corry at 706-233-4067  

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
Award: The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Storytellers publish stories on the Fulbright-National Geographic Stories blog.
Deadline: October 1
Eligibility: ability to use digital tools to tell a story.
Berry Contact: Dr. Brian Carroll 706-368-6944

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program   
Award: Teach for a year in Japan. Compensation includes approximately $40,000 salary and transportation.  
Deadline: October-November.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with excellent English skills and a genuine interest in Japan.  
Berry Contact: Dr. John Hickman at 706-233-4084