Study Abroad: Summer and Capstone Year Programs
Deadline: TBD (deadline January 9, 2020 for capstone year program). Note that a link will not be published; instead, applicants will be given access to the application website when it's ready.
Note: American Councils must receive your online application and any supporting documents sent separately (e.g., letters of reference and transcripts), by the deadline (Eastern Standard Time). Applications require letters of reference, personal statements, and other supporting documents, so please read American Councils' website early and often to be prepared.
American Councils Summer 2020 Program in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Deadline: early-mid February, 2020. For information on how to apply, go here.
Boren Scholarship - if you are awarded this scholarship it will fund most of your Capstone year expenses. See the Boren Awards website here: https://www.borenawards.org. Look for the scholarship for undergraduates (the fellowship is for graduate students).
Deadline: January 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. EST (e.g., 2 p.m. Pacific Time). Note that Feb 5 is the campus deadline; you'll have to submit your application to Boren campus representative, Mauricio Cobian, in the International Education Office. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gilman Scholarship - you're eligible to apply if you're receiving Pell grants. See https://gilmanapplication.iie.org/Applicant/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fApplicant%2f
Scholarship applications include writing essays. Susie Bauckus (email@example.com) at the Center for World Languages will meet with you and give you feedback, and you should also seek feedback from others. Advice from a Boren Scholar: "show it to anyone who can read."
Find out about Planned Academic Leave
- Depending on your financial aid situation, you may need to apply for Planned Academic Leave. For details, visit the UCLA International Education Office's website page on non-UC programs