Consider applying for a Fulbright grant to teach or conduct research in Russia, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, or Central Asia. More information can be found here
KU Graduate School Fellowships
Qualified REES students are also eligible to be nominated for awards offered through the KU Graduate School. For more information about these awards, contact the KU Graduate School. Please remember that students must be nominated for these awards.
Honors/First Year Fellowships
These competitive awards provide a full tuition waiver as well as a $14,000 stipend for the first year of graduate study. The awards are not renewable. The REES program will nominate a student to the Graduate School if the strength of that student's record merits consideration.
Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Foundation
The REES program may also nominate two continuing students for awards offered through the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Foundation: The Jerry Smith Scholarship for International Studies and the Eddie Jacobsen Memorial Foundation Scholarship. These two awards of $1,000 are for one year and are non-renewable. Applicants must pursue courses of study in international relations and diplomacy and demonstrate potential for a career in international service.
Henry J. Talge Memorial Scholarship
Students from the Kansas City metropolitan area are eligible for the Henry J. Talge Memorial Scholarship, which is offered through the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Foundation. Students entering the junior or senior year of undergraduate study or the first year of graduate study who are focusing on international studies (including REES) are eligible for this award of $5,000. Applicants must have their permanent address in the five-county Kansas City metro area (Jackson, Platte, Clay, Johnson, and Wyandotte counties). For more information, contact the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Foundation.
Fellowships for International Students
Information about financial aid for international students is available from the International Education Financial Aid Database. The web site of the Association of International Educators also offers information on funding for international students.
American Association of University Women International Fellowships
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships funds full-time study in a degree program. The application deadline for this award is in December. For more information, contact:
PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
The PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund offers scholarships of $6,000 for women planning to study as international students at American universities. You must request an application from the PEO Sisterhood before August 15. For information about the scholarship, contact: