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Scholarships

New College students regularly receive prestigious national scholarships that help them fund their experience abroad. You can read about our most recent awardees and see a list of scholarships for study abroad below.  For additional information regarding national scholarships, please contact Duane Smith, Assistant Director, Prestigious Scholarships, in the Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity (dusmith@ncf.edu - (941) 487-5002)

Boren Scholarship
Boren Scholarships fund study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests.  The application for the next cycle of the Boren Scholarships will open in mid-August 2020.
Gilman Scholarship
‚ÄčThe U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.  The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. The next application for study or intern abroad programs for the October 2020 Deadline will open in mid-August 2020 with a deadline of October 6, 2020.
 
  • Victoria Parada, Pre-med (Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, Spring 2020)
  • Hailey Greaney-McGleam, Environmental Studies and Chinese/Economics (USAC, Shanghai, China, AY 2019-20)
  • Sean Powers, Environmental Studies (USAC, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, AY 2019-20)
  • Amaranth Sander, Anthropology and Environmental Studies (NSE exchange at Bishop's University, Québec, Canada, Spring 2019)
  • Rain Kwan, ‚ÄčComputer Science  (NSE/UWGB exchange at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, Spring 2019)
  • Lorelei Domke, Chinese Language and Culture (CET, Capital Normal University, Beijiing, China, Spring 2018)

Freeman-ASIA
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
 
  • Lorelei Domke, Chinese Language and Culture (CET, Capital Normal University, Beijiing, China, Spring 2018)

Critical Language Scholarship
A summer intensive overseas immersion program for American students who wish to study languages deemed essential to America's national security and engagement with the world.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the CLS provides rigorous academic instruction in fifteen languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu. Full scholarship covers all travel, tuition, housing, and a living stipend.  One application cycle per year in the fall. The application for the summer 2021 CLS Program is expected to be available in the fall of 2020.

In the last 10 years, New College students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study Arabic, Chinese, Punjabi, Russian and Turkish.