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The Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) offers & administers a number of awards for both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing international study & research interests at the UW-Madison. IRIS also assists its constituent area studies centers in administering their awards. For more information visit us at iris.wisc.edu or email awards@iris.wisc.edu.

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Scholarships for this Program

Scholarships Descriptions
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct summer fieldwork pertaining to the study of Africa.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct summer fieldwork pertaining to the study of Africa.
Applicants must be UW-Madison graduate students making progress toward a research-based master's or doctoral degree focused substantially on Africa in any department or program. Students graduating in the Spring or Summer term are not eligible to apply.
FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages...
FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages and are contingent on federal funding.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct a minimum of 6 weeks of summer fieldwork outside of the United States.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct a minimum of 6 weeks of summer fieldwork outside of the United States.
Any continuing graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison planning fieldwork abroad may apply for these awards.
In memory of Scott Kloeck-Jenson, a scholar dedicated to global peace and justice, the Institute for Regional and International Studies annually offers two awards: the SKJ International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for...
In memory of Scott Kloeck-Jenson, a scholar dedicated to global peace and justice, the Institute for Regional and International Studies annually offers two awards: the SKJ International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for doctoral students and the SKJ International Internship Fellowships to support graduate students (working towards a doctorate) interested in undertaking practitioner internships.
Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.