Funding for CLI Students


HEBREW LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS
The ASU Jewish Studies Center is offering scholarships for summer students of HEBREW on the ASU campus. To apply, check the Hebrew Scholarship box in your application.

POLISH LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS
CLI has a limited number of scholarships for summer students of POLISH on the ASU campus. To apply, check the Polish Scholarship box in your application.

MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS
CLI has a limited number of scholarships for summer students of MACEDONIAN on the ASU campus. To apply, check the Macedonian Scholarship box in your application.

MELIKIAN SCHOLARS PROGRAM
    Melikian Scholars Award for Russian: Up to $3,600 for a superior ASU student studying Russian in one of CLI's 8-week or 10-week overseas programs. To apply, fill out the appropriate section of the CLI application form.
    Melikian Scholars Award for Armenian, Uzbek, Turkish, or Persian (11-week program); or Advanced Armenian (8-week program): Up to $3,600 for superior undergraduates or graduates from any institution studying any level of Armenian, Uzbek, Turkish or Persian in a CLI 11-week hybrid program or summer-long overseas program. Awardees in hybrid programs must complete both the 7-week course in Arizona and the 4-week course overseas. Priority goes to students of Armenian, then Uzbek, then Turkish, then Persian. To apply, fill out the appropriate section of the CLI application form.
    Melikian Scholarships for Domestic Study: Awards of $700 each for students from any institution studying in any CLI course other than Russian in Arizona. To apply, fill out the appropriate section of the CLI application form.

ROTC PROJECT GO
Project GO is a nation-wide, 24-university effort to improve language and culture training for promising ROTC students. Project GO at ASU offers full tuition, room, board, books, and funds study-abroad for students from any ROTC unit to study Persian (Farsi), Turkish, Uzbek, or Russian. Admission is limited and competitive. See the Project GO at ASU page for details.

To apply, fill out the appropriate section of the CLI application form.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2014
Notification Deadline: February 28, 2014
Letters of Recommendation: Required. See ROTC section of CLI application form for details.


INTERNATIONAL DISTINGUISHED ENGAGEMENT AWARDS (IDEAs)
The CLI International Distinguished Engagement Awards honor CLI students who:
  • distinguish themselves academically during CLI
  • plan to pursue the study of their language overseas within the next year
  • plan careers that require mastery of their CLI language

IDEA Awards range up to $3000.

To apply, fill out the appropriate section of the CLI application form.

Application Deadline: June 16, 2014
Letters of Recommendation: Not required at time of application


TITLE VIII GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
The Department of State Title VIII program, which has funded graduate study in CLI in the past, was not funded in fiscal 2013. No Title VIII Graduate Fellowships are available for summer 2014 study.

Graduate students needing funding are encouraged to apply for a Melikian Scholar Award.

For details on the defunding of Title VIII, see the Title VIII Alert page of the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies.