University-wide Scholarships and Awards
Visit http://www.american.edu/provost/grad/internal-funding.cfm for information on scholarships/awards and eligibility criteria.
Summer Abroad Scholarship
Awards (ranging from $500 to $2,000) are given to SIS graduate students who can demonstrate scholastic achievement, a commitment to global service, strong motivation for studying abroad and financial need, and who will be participating in a SIS Summer Abroad Program. Further information about the Scholarship and the SIS Summer Abroad Programs is available on the SIS Study Abroad website.
Graduate Research Grant
The Graduate Research Grants, sponsored by the Dean's Office and the Graduate Student Council, are designed to promote SIS graduate student scholarship and professionalism. Award recipients are given up to $1000 for travel abroad and $500 for domestic travel to engage in academic research or participate in an internship or conference. PhD candidates and students applying to a SIS Summer Abroad Program are not eligible to apply. For further information, please visit: http://www.american.edu/sis/graduatestudentcouncil/grants.cfm.
Students are encouraged to include overseas field experience in their research, internship, or practicum. Through the International Development program's endowed Irene Tinker-Millidge Walker Fellowship, students can receive financial support to offset the costs of study. Please visit http://www.american.edu/sis/id/Tinker-Walker.cfm for further information.