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Fellowships & Grants

To speak with a fellowships advisor, please explore the funding options below to learn requirements and specific advising contact information for each individual funding opportunity.

The International Institute provides generous support to undergraduate students for research abroad, international internships, and the study of less commonly taught languages.  In addition to the awards below, the II Centers & Programs offer funding opportunities. Please visit individual center websites for more information. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (IIE)

Campus Deadline: August 30, 2019

The Institute of International Education (IIE), on behalf of the U.S. State Department, makes fellowships available to over 1,500 U.S. students annually to study, conduct research, teach English or train in the creative arts in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Luce Scholars Program

Deadline: October 1

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia each year.

II Student Fellowships (IISF)

Deadline: February 15

The International Institute Student Fellowships are designed to support University of Michigan students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct research abroad.

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Deadline: February 6

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programs for U.S. undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage, and history of the United Kingdom while experiencing higher education at a UK university.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship  

Deadline: January 15

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide tuition and stipends to students studying designated foreign languages in combination with area studies or international aspects of professional studies. The U.S. Department of Education (US/ED) and U-M units fund these awards under the provisions of Title VI of the Higher Education Act.

Student Groups

Deadline: Rolling

Student groups seeking funding can apply through the II Fund for Conferences and Workshops and the II Fund for Performances, Films, and Exhibitions. Groups must have a faculty sponsor who will apply on their behalf and vouch for the event.