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Scholarship for Business, Technology, and Innovation Internships in Russia!

American Councils Study Abroad is pleased to announce a new Scholarship for Business, Technology, and Innovation Internships in Russia!

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business, innovation, and STEM fields are now eligible to apply for the Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship for internships in Russia across two programs:

Scholarship Awards
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, program compatibility, and academic merit. Awards range from $3,000 to $5,000. Click here to learn about the Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship.

Internship Program

Students are matched with internship hosts from a network of companies in business consulting, finance, advertising, marketing, social media, technology, e-commerce, fashion, education, and more. Participants will prepare internship goals before departure, earn credit, and complete a capstone project of their choice upon program completion.

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business or STEM fields are eligible to apply for American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarships. Applicants must be admitted to either OPIT or BRLI to receive funding. No prior study of Russian is required to participate in OPIT.

Application & Questions
Interested students should submit an online application to OPIT or BRLI by February 15 for summer 2018, or by March 15 for the fall 2018 BRLI program. Please direct any questions regarding the application process to the AC Study Abroad Team at

Gilman Funding supports Community College Study Abroad!

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the online application system is open for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the spring 2018 and summer 2018 terms.

Spring 2018 applications and Summer 2018 early applications are both due Tuesday, October 3, 2017 by 11:59pm (central). 

NOVA student, Shenley Ross, was awarded a Gilman scholarship this past summer to study for a month in Ireland. See her story here:

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