The Euro Major: Funding

The EURO advisor compiles information about funding opportunities which may be of special interest to EURO majors, and is happy to assist students in locating and applying for funding. Below is a selection of funding sources available for travel, research, and study pertaining to contemporary Europe. Please check back often for updates.

For information on additional funding opportunities, be sure to consult the Office of Scholarships & Student Aid and the Office of Distinguished Scholarships.

[ Study Abroad | Honors Thesis & Research | Internships | Graduate Study ]

Study Abroad or other International Travel:

TITLE
DESCRIPTION
AMOUNT
DEADLINE
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Awards grants to undergraduates of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad
Up to $5000
October/April
Burch Fellows Program Supports self-designed off-campus experiences, including study, research, and employment
Up to $6000
February
Charles Garland Johnson Scholarship Offsets the cost of summer, semester, or year-long study abroad programs
$2500-$10,000
February
Class of 1938 Summer Study Abroad Fellowship Provides financial assistance to students conducting independent projects abroad
$4000
February
C.V. Starr International Scholarship Supports students pursuing research or professional experience projects with an international focus
$5000
March
Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship Supports international travel experiences ranging from 2-6 months
Up to $7000
October
Joe Henry and Jenny C. Jenkins Scholarship Offsets the cost of summer, semester, or year-long study abroad programs
Varies
February
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships Awards academic year, multi-year and cultural scholarships
Varies
Varies
Student Affairs Travel Fellowship Supports international travel outside a formal study abroad program
$6000
March
Study Abroad Office General Scholarships Provides financial assistance to UNC students studying abroad
Varies
Varies

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Honors Theses or Other Research Projects:

Title
Description
Amount
Deadline
Supports self-designed off-campus experiences, including study, research, and employment
Up to $6000
February
Provides financial assistance to students conducting independent projects abroad
$4000
March
Supports students pursuing research or professional experience projects with an international focus
$5000
March
Awards 9-12 month fellowships to recent graduates for research and study abroad
Varies
September
Supports honors thesis projects
$500/$1000
Varies
Covers research supplies or research-related expenses, including travel
Up to $750
Ongoing
Covers living, travel, and expenses for summer research projects
$3000
March

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Internships:

Title
Description
Amount
Deadline
Supports self-designed off-campus experiences, including study, research, and employment
Up to $6000
January
Provides financial assistance to students conducting independent projects abroad
$3500
March
Supports students pursuing research or professional experience projects with an international focus
$2500
March
Supports international travel experiences ranging from 2-6 months
Up to $7000
October
Provides financial assistance to UNC students studying abroad
Varies
Varies
Supports internationally-focused internships
$3000-$4000
March

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Graduate Study:

Title
Description
Amount
Deadline
Funds completion of a two-year master's degree for students interested in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service
Up to $28,000 annually
January
Awards 9-12 month fellowships to recent graduates for research and study abroad
Varies
September
Supports undergraduate and graduate education for students planning to enter the Foreign Service
Varies
February

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