Funding for Students

Looking for funding for travel or research?  Many of SGS's programs and centers offer fellowships, internships, scholarships and other funding to students at Stanford. Following are brief descriptions of the opportunities available; for more details click on the program or center name.

Center or ProgramDegreeDescription Deadline (approx.)
Abbasi Program in Islamic StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateTwo types of projects are supported for projects pertaining to Islam and Muslim societies: Graduate student fieldwork and research projects; and intensive language study abroad or in the United States. Up to $4,000.    March
African StudiesGraduateTwo partial fellowships to incoming M.A. students    February
African StudiesGraduateGraduate Student Research Fellowships of up to $5,000 will be awarded for expenses related to summer research in Africa.     March
African StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateAfrican Language Fellowship provides up to $5,000 for study in the U.S. or abroad.     March
African StudiesUndergraduateCape Town Summer Fellowship Program awards a limited number of summer fellowships up to $4,500 to students who participate in the BOSP Cape Town program (Winter and/or Spring Quarters)    May
African StudiesGraduateThe Susan Ford Dorsey Fellowship provides financial support for Ph.D. candidates to undertake field research in Africa in support of their dissertation projects.    May
East Asian StudiesGraduateConference Travel Grants for Stanford graduate students to present papers at major academic or professional conferences. Awards of up to $500 after completion of travel.Until funds are depleted
East Asian StudiesGraduateAcademic-Year Fellowship for the Study of Women in Asia provides $10,000 in stipend plus three quarters TGR tuition for one academic year, to support dissertation research or write-up on topics related to women in Asia.    February
East Asian StudiesGraduateCEAS Summer Grants provide funding for continuing Stanford M.A. and Ph.D. students formal language training, required coursework, field work, dissertation research, or dissertation write-up.    February
East Asian StudiesGraduateSummer East Asia FLAS Fellowships for Graduate Students provide tuition and stipend for continuing registered Stanford students in M.A. or Ph.D. programs to undertake intensive advanced language study in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean during the summer quarter.    February
East Asian Studies
GraduateAcademic-Year East Asia FLAS Fellowships for Graduate Students provide tuition and stipend for students in M.A. or Ph.D. programs who plan to undertake intensive advanced language study in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.    February
East Asian StudiesGraduateCEAS M.A. Student Summer Internships provides limited funding to support summer internships in Asia for continuing M.A. students. Awards will provide $3,500-$6,000 in stipend support for unpaid internships with private companies, government agencies, and NGOs in Asia for a period of 6-12 weeks.    February
East Asian StudiesGraduateCEAS M.A. Student Research Travel Grants to support continuing CEAS M.A. students’ travel abroad for research in conjunction with their M.A. thesis project.    March
East Asian StudiesGraduateCEAS M.A. Continuing Student Academic-Year Fellowships allocates a small amount of funding for continuing M.A. students in the form of tuition-only fellowships, or in some cases tuition plus small stipend for up to three quarters.    April
East Asian StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateThe Sejung Prize for Writing in Korean Studies recognizes outstanding examples of writing in an essay, term paper, or thesis produced during the current academic year in any discipline within the area of Korean Studies. The first place winner will receive $1,000 and the winning essay will be published in the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs.
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East Asian StudiesUndergraduateSupplemental Grants for Undergraduate Fieldwork in East Asia for students who receive UAR grants.Until funds are depleted
East Asian StudiesUndergraduateUndergraduate Overseas Language Study Fellowships provide partial funding to support Stanford undergraduates who study Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.   February
East Asian Studies UndergraduateUS Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide $10,000 in tuition and a $5,000 stipend for undergraduate students in any discipline for intensive language study at Stanford during the academic year.    June
East Asian StudiesGraduateFor CEAS MA Students only: Summer internships in Asia    February
East Asian StudiesGraduateFor CEAS MA Students only: Tuition-only fellowships, or in some cases tuition plus small stipend for up to three quarters    April
East Asian StudiesGraduateCEAS MA Students only: Travel abroad for research    March
East Asia InternshipsUndergraduate & GraduateSummer internship positions in China, Japan and Korea available in business, non-profit, media, educational, medical, technology and government activities.   February
Europe CenterGraduateAnna Lindh Fellowship is designed to bring fellows from Sweden, Scandinavia and the Baltic region and those scholars working on subjects of importance to the region to Stanford University    Ongoing
France-Stanford CenterGraduateVisiting Graduate Student Researcher Fellowships available to (1) French students interested in research at Stanford, and (2) to Stanford students interested in research or an internship at a French institution.  Awards of up to $7,000.    January
France-Stanford CenterGraduateVisiting Postdoc Fellowships available to (1) French postdoctoral scholars interested in research at Stanford, and (2) to Stanford post-docs interested in research or pursuing an internship at a French institution.  Maximum funding $7,000.   January
International Policy StudiesGraduateSelect number of fellowships (8-10 per year) are given to first year students. Students are notified of fellowship offers in their letters of acceptance.  Teaching and research assistantships are available to second year students    n/a
International RelationsUndergraduateSummer Research College pays IR students for research with a faculty member. Contact sheldon1@stanford.edu.    April
Jewish StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateKoret Summer Fellowship in the Jewish Community (in collaboration with the Haas Center for Public Service) supports up to three fellows with a base stipend of $4,000 during their nine-week summer experience on projects addressing a social welfare, cultural, educational or environmental need in partnership with a Jewish communal organization. February
Jewish StudiesUndergraduateThe Kaufman Award will be given to an undergraduate student engaged in research on Jews in modernity, with a preference for research focusing on contemporary Jewish life.   January
Jewish StudiesUndergraduateThe Donald and Robin Kennedy Undergraduate Award honors the best essay written by an undergraduate at Stanford on a Jewish theme, and offers a prize of $500.   May
Jewish StudiesUndergraduateThe Koret Award will be given to the best essay written in Hebrew by an undergraduate at Stanford, and offers a prize of $250.   May
Jewish StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateThe Nelee Langmuir Award will be given to a student working in Modern European History with a preference given to work on the Holocaust, and offers a prize of $500. In alternate years, the award will be given to an undergraduate student who shows excellence and commitment to studying French.   May
Jewish StudiesGraduateGraduate students admitted to the program receive funding according to the degree program, plus opportunities for additional funding for language, research, or conferences.    n/a
Latin American StudiesUndergraduateFLAS Fellowship for intensive language study at Stanford during the academic year    May
Latin American StudiesUndergraduateThe Monica Miller Walsh summer internship grants award up to $4,000to Stanford undergraduate students interested in completing an independent internship in Latin America.    April
Latin American StudiesGraduate & UndergraduateSummer 2013 FLAS Fellowship for a FLAS-approved intensive language course to be taken in the US (preferred) or abroad    February
Latin American StudiesGraduateAcademic Year FLAS Fellowship for advanced training in designated foreign languages    February
Latin American StudiesGraduateThe Ayacucho Fund provides a full fellowship to Latin American graduate students at Stanford University covering tuition plus stipend for one academic yearFirst day of classes of winter quarter in preceding academic year
Latin American StudiesGraduate
Grants through the Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho Foundation of up to $6,000 for student-led research in VenezuelaUntil funds are depleted
Latin American StudiesGraduateWorking group awards of up to $3,000 per group to organize lectures, symposia, etc.    October
Latin American StudiesGraduateConference travel grants of up to $400Until funds are depleted
Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesUndergraduate & GraduateGlobalizing Eurasia Grant for multi-country summer research in two or more countries in Russia, Central and East Europe, the Caucasus, or Central Asia or in this region and another. Projects might involve, for example, travel in Russia and China, the Caucasus and Turkey, or some other combination of countries. Up to $7,000 in funding.

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Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesUndergraduateFLAS fellowship providing $10,000 in tuition support and a $5,000 stipend for one academic year of advanced training in designated foreign languagesApril
Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesUndergraduateFLAS fellowship for summer language study in an accredited intensive language program in the US, Russia, Ukraine, Albania, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, Romania, or Central Asia      April
Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesGraduateFLAS fellowships provide full tuition for one year plus a stipend to students undergoing advanced training in a designated foreign language.    February
Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesGraduateSummer FLAS Fellowships providing tuition plus $2,500 stipends to students enrolled in intensive summer language programs in the US or abroad    February
Russian, East European and Eurasian StudiesGraduateSummer travel/research grants provide up to $2,000 in support for research travel in the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe.    March
South Asia GraduateGraduate student research fellowship open to Stanford University doctoral students (and exceptional postdoctoral candidates). Six fellowships of up to $5,000 for expenses related to summer research in South Asia.    April
South AsiaGraduate or UndergraduateCommunity Service Fellowshipawards of up to $3,000 for community service in South Asia.   April
South Asia GraduateGraduate Language Fellowship for study in the U.S. or abroad.  Fellowships up to $3,000 will be awarded.   April