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Additional Funding Sources

Below are funding opportunities for PSU students interested in studying, carrying out research, or working in China. Many of these opportunities can be pursued in parallel to our Summer Internship program for PSU Master of Urban and Regional Planning graduate students. Click on the funding program's title to visit each program's website for more information. Programs will continue to be added to the list below, so please check back regularly.

Please let us know of any opportunities that should be added, or if information needs to be updated or removed.

Boren Fellowship (Graduate Students)

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Boren Scholarships (Undergraduates)

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Kawase Scholarship for International Education (All Students)

This scholarship was developed as one way to assist undergraduate and graduate students in their pursuits of studying abroad, particularly in destinations defined as non-traditional. Number of words varies from year to year with the amount of the award depending on the length of the journey abroad: $1,000-2,000 for programs that are 10 weeks or longer, and $500-1,000 for shorter-term programs.

Confucious Institute at PSU Scholarships (All Students)

Visit the CIPSU website by clicking the link above to learn about the six scholarships they are providing for the 2013-2014 academic year.