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Global Oregon Undergraduate Awards

The Global Oregon Initiative invites UO undergraduate students to apply for one of ten $500 research awards and UO graduate students to apply for one of five $2,000 research awards offered to support global education experiences (intensive study abroad, international internships, international research opportunities, participation in international events). The award can be used for activities between May 1, 2017 and April 1, 2018.

Freeman Internship Fellowships - For East and Southeast Asia

Administered by the UO Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), Freeman Internship Fellowships of up to $6000 are available for students conducting internships in East or Southeast Asia. For information on eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit the Freeman website. Applicants are encouraged to submit draft applications to the GEO office for review prior to submitting the application.  

Freeman Asia

Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States.

FEA Rainbow Scholarship for LGBTQI Students

This scholarship, funded by the Fund for Education Abroad, will be awarded to a deserving LGBTQI student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college in the U.S. The study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student's educational institute and a minimum of 4 weeks abroad. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their FEA scholarship application forms.

FEA PDX Abroad Scholarship

UO Portland students are eligible for this scholarship for students attending a university in Portland. Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled as an undergraduate student. The study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student's educational institute and a minimum of 4 weeks abroad.

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