Araland Fund supports students from the University of Colorado Boulder to study abroad in Morocco

Having five Nobel Prize winners, the University of Colorado Boulder seeks to empower individuals across the globe. The University is one of the few U.S. public research institutions in the Association of American Universities (AAU) offering a number of scholarships and grants.


Araland Abroad, a multinational organization based in Morocco, has decided to support students interested in learning languages in an immersive setting. The summer programs include language classes, homestays, weekend trips, research supervisions, and volunteering opportunities.


In an effort to make information easily accessible to students, we have summarized a few of the main scholarships available to students.




Scholarships Summary:


  • Araland Scholarship Program


Scholarship provided by the university to study in other countries



Araland Fund Scholarship program


Araland is honored to further contribute to the empowerment of young students. We will be providing partial scholarships to students from the university to study Arabic or French in Morocco. We encourage students to pursue their academic interests and engage in international endeavors. Please, email us for more information: info@aralandabroad.com


Eligibility: All students from the university are eligible.

Amount: $500 up to $25,000

Application process: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, upon the availability of funds

Application link: https://www.aralandabroad.com/short-program

Contact: admission@aralandabroad.com




Travel Grant

The Department of Mechanical Engineering accepts applications for travel grants for up to $250 for in state conferences and up to $750 for out-of-state conferences. These awards are given to facilitate educational and professional development through conference participation by a student presenting a paper or poster.

Deadline:

Scholarships can be applied only during the fall and spring semesters.

Eligibility:

PhD students are given preference, but highly qualified MS students are encouraged to apply.

Award Amount:

up to $250 for in state conferences and up to $750 for out-of-state conferences.

Application requirements:

Proof of acceptance of paper/poster Written request to the Graduate Committee with the following:

a. Student’s name, degree plan, and expected graduation

b. Destination & name of conference

c. Summary of request, including a description of benefits & opportunities

d. Estimated expenses

e. Amount requested

f. Description of additional financial support, if any

g. Name of a faculty advisor(s)

h. Signature from faculty advisor(s) showing support for request

Review process: Applications are accepted throughout the academic year and are reviewed by the Graduate Committee.

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://www.colorado.edu/mechanical/travel-grant-application



Global Seminar: Culture Wars in Rome (Rome, Italy) The two-week program in May accommodates your summer schedule and allows time for potential independent travel after the program. Program is directed by CU Professor Priscilla Craven, who loves to share her expertise and will convince you that Culture Wars is, by far, the best way to experience Rome!

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore from any program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 Award Amount:

Paid two-weeks course in Rome

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=282



Global Seminar: Voices of Vienna (Vienna, Austria)

The two-week program in May accommodates your busy schedule and allows time for independent travel after the program. The program is directed by a CU Instructor who has extensive knowledge of Vienna. Enjoy on-site lectures at major cultural and historical sites in and around Vienna.

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore from any program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 Award Amount:

Paid two-weeks course in Vienna

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10044



Global Seminar: The Athlete as a National Symbol (Athens, Greece)

This program takes place in Greece. Examine sport in a global context by studying and viewing major international sporting events on location. Immerse yourself in the local culture through city tours, cultural activities/events, and interactions with locals.

Deadline:

02-Mar-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore from any program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 Award Amount:

Paid three-weeks course in Greece

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10286



Global Seminar: Barcelona Literature & Culture (Barcelona, Spain)

Explore Spanish literature & culture in a bustling city. Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks over the summer. Excursions to museums and guided tours throughout Barcelona included in the program fees. The language of instruction is Spanish.

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Spanish 3000 course is a prerequisite. Award Amount:

Paid five-weeks course in Barcelona

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=766



Global Seminar: Discovering Urban China (Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai & Hangzhou, China)

The program will start in Beijing and then travel to Xi'an and Shanghai. During your stay in Shanghai, you will travel overnight to Hangzhou, and return to Shanghai for the conclusion of your program. This Global Seminar was awarded funding by the Center for Asian Studies through the Tang Fund for 2020. A generous scholarship will help cover participant expenses. The Tang Fund scholarship is intended to support students who would otherwise not be able to go to China and/or who have never been to China before. The program can only accommodate 12 participants.

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Award Amount:

Paid three-weeks course in Barcelona

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=1169


Global Seminar: French Connections (Bordeaux, France)

Learn from French professors the pressing issues and current events affecting one of Europe’s most influential countries. Sit on the banks of the Garonne River and enjoy the park atmosphere with French locals. Visit the first known American diplomatic station in the world, first established in 1778. See the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, first constructed in 1780.

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preferred previous coursework in ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, IAFS, or PSCI. Award Amount:

Paid two-weeks course in Bordeaux

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=799


Global Seminar: Doing Business in Europe (Aix-en-Provence, France)

Build on your business minor by spending 16 days in the south of France learning about business in Europe. Understand competitive strategy from a global perspective through business visits and guest lecturers. Enjoy the beautiful Provençal town of Aix-en-Provence, known for its universities, cafés, shopping, and cosmopolitan feel. Explore the surrounding area through program excursions.

Deadline:

10-Oct-2020 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5, 2.7 more preferred. Must be Business minor and complete BUSM 2010, 2011, 2020, & 2021 before the program start.

Award Amount:

Paid two-weeks course in Aix-en-Provence

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10267



Global Seminar: Entrepreneurship & Empowerment (Cape Town, South Africa)

Make a difference in South Africa! Be part of a consulting team working with local entrepreneurs in the townships of Cape Town. Study alongside South African students at University of Western Cape. Learn about entrepreneurship & innovation and the critical role it plays in the economic development of a nation. Enjoy daytrip excursions to Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island. Apply everything you've learned to helping entrepreneurs grow their business, and learn world-class consulting skills along the way.

Deadline:

03-Feb-2020 Eligibility:

At least Second-semester sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5, 3 more preferred.

Award Amount:

Paid six-weeks course in Cape Town in South Africa

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=660


Global Seminar: Writing in Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)

Complete your writing requirement during your summer abroad. Celebrate the Bloomsday festival in Dublin. Use archival research, personal journaling, ethnographic research and more to build your own “Irish Odyssey” digital story. Live and research on the University College Dublin campus. Explore Ireland’s past and present while turning a critical lens on your own culture.

Deadline:

01-Dec-2020 Eligibility:

At least Junior with a minimum GPA of 2.5. WRTG 1150/1250 for equivalent is a prerequisite. (note: engineering students do not need to meet this pre-req)

Award Amount:

Paid three-weeks course in Dublin, Ireland

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more information, please visit

https://abroad.colorado.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=1171



Overseas Internships

CU-approved internships are facilited through IES Abroad, which manages placements, housing, and on-site support. Due to immigration restrictions, these opportunities are unpaid and require you to fund your living expenses (financial aid is avialble). However, performing an internship abroad provides you the opportunity to live overseas, gain professional experience, and earn academic credit toward your engineering major.

Six credit hours over the summer can be earned through an internship abroad combined with a foreign language course in one of the following cities:

Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany; Milan, Italy; Rome, Italy; Paris, France; Santiago, Chile; Vienna, Austria.

Only three credit hours can be earned in one of the following English-speaking cities:

Dublin, Ireland; London, England.

Deadline:

01-Feb-2021 Eligibility:

At least Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Award Amount:

Eight-weeks internship in one of the previously mentioned cities.

Review process: Rolling decision

Contact:

For more specific information, please visit each internship website on

https://www.colorado.edu/engineering-international/engineers-abroad/overseas-internships

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