BSU Foundation Scholarships

Beverly and Kenneth Henriques Scholarship

Amount: Up to $300
Deadline: Feb. 15 each year
Criteria: To support foreign studies by Minnesota residents who are students at BSU, or to support study at BSU by students who are citizens of a foreign country.  To be eligible, students must be attending BSU in good academic standing.  Preference shall be given to students who attended Lincoln School, Bemidji, Minnesota.  Awards shall be made to students who, in the opinion of the awarding authority , may benefit greatest from the experience of foreign study, or in the case of foreign nationals who might benefit most from study at BSU.
Henriques Application Form

Harry F. Bangsberg Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Up to $800
Deadline: Feb. 15 each year
Criteria: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad student participating in an Education Abroad Program.  Preference to student with emphasis in Asian Studies who meets all the other award criteria, but if no such student applies, the award shall then be made available to students who participate in an education abroad experience and who meet other established criteria, even if they are not focused on Asian studies.  Minimum GPA of 2.5
Bangsberg Application Form

Marshall China Studies Scholarship

Amount: Up to $600
Deadline: Feb. 15 each year
Criteria: Study of China and Chinese people.                                                                                                                                                   Apply through the BSU foundation scholarships.

Richard and Evelyn Krummel Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1000
Deadline: Feb. 15 each year
Criteria: Participant in the Education Abroad Program and studying in a non-English speaking country. Successfully completed one course in the Global Perspective area of the liberal arts requirement. A sophomore, junior, or senior who meets all the requirements of the Education Abroad Program.
Richard and Evelyn Krummel Memorial Application Form

Robert and Jacqueline Decker Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1000
Deadline: Feb. 15 each year
Criteria: Junior, Senior with 3.0 GPA participating in EuroSpring Program.
Decker Application Form

External Scholarships

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The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.                                                                Criteria: Applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship.                                                                                                                      Amount: Up to $5000

Fund for Education Abroad

FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting students of color, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.

U.S. Department of State Department InternshipsDid you know that the U.S. Department of State internship is now a PAID internship (covering housing, travel to assignment location, and a stipend)? Applications open today through February 9th!! Please encourage your students to apply.Deadline: February 9, 2024Description: Intended to expand global opportunities for students from all backgrounds who are pursuing post-secondary degrees. This is a paid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment.Amount: Covers transportation to and from DC, or wherever student is placed, housing and GS-4 grade stipend.
MEXT Scholarship by The Japan Ministry of Education

Deadline: February 12, 2024Description: The MEXT scholarships are for high school seniors, recent graduates, graduate or post-graduate students who intend to earn a degree from a Japanese university or study Japanese language and culture at a university in Japan for one year.Amount: Offers round-trip airfare, a monthly stipend of 117,000 yen, and waived tuition for study in Japan.Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 19, 2024Description: Provides financial assistance to Japanese and American undergraduate and graduate students for study abroad programs in the U.S. or Japan.Amount: Not specified

Bridging Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2024Description: Sponsored by the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation, offering stipends for studying in Japan, with a focus on diversity.

Amount: Up to $2,500 for a semester; Up to $4,500 for an academic year.

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