Fulbright Program

The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide. 

Deadline: August

Amount: varies

The Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: up to $5,000

Kinley Memorial Fellowship

The fellowships are to be used by the recipients toward defraying the expenses of advanced study in the United States or abroad. The fellowships are open to graduates of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and to graduates of similar institutions of equal educational standing whose principal or major studies have been in the fields of art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, music, theater, and urban and regional planning.

Deadline: Winter

Amount: up to $20,000

Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: tuition, housing, books, travel expenses

Mitchell Scholarship

Mitchell is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering scholarship, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: tuition, housing, travel expenses

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: contact Rhodes Scholarship program for details

Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural Council supports living costs and international travel for students participating in graduate degree programs relating to the visual and performing arts.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: travel and living expenses

Astaea's Global Arts Fund

Astaea's Global Arts Fund support, showcase, and connect impactful art by LGBTQI people and organizations with limited access to resources, who use art as a tool for social transformation.

Amount: contact Astaea's Global Arts Fund for details

William H. Johnson Prize

The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards grants to individuals who work in the following media: painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation and/or new genres.

Deadline: Fall

Amount: $25,000