The Center for and Department of Middle Eastern Studies along with the College of Liberal Arts offer many scholarships to assist undergraduate students in funding their education.
Bailey R. Collins/Ellene Collins Ward/Mary Sue Collins Hibbs Scholarship
Awarded by faculty nomination to outstanding students of Arabic, Hebrew, Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Persian, or Turkish. CMES and DMES nominate one or two deserving students each year.
Eligibility: CMES or DMES students in good standing who have completed at least sixty hours of coursework, including thirty hours in residence, and who have a GPA of 3.70 or above.
Stipend: Up to $2,000
Dan C. Danciger Scholarship in Hebrew Studies
The Danciger Scholarship is awarded annually to students demonstrating achievement in and commitment to Hebrew studies. Award recipients must enroll in at least one Hebrew course in the semester following the notification of award. Students interested in the Danciger Scholarship should complete the Hebrew Studies Program Scholarship Application and submit all required materials to DMES by October 1.
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students in good standing at UT
Arabic Flagship Program Support
Funding from the National Security Education Program and The Language Flagship enable The University of Texas Arabic Flagship to offer merit-based funding for accepted Flagship scholars for intensive summer study at the UT Arabic Summer Institute and for summer and year-long study abroad programs in Meknes, Morocco.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students admitted to the Arabic Flagship Program.
Stipend: Varies by program (summer domestic, summer abroad, year abroad)
Middle Eastern Studies Internship Award
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to offer support to students participating in unpaid or underpaid summer internship programs. The awards are designed to help defray the costs of travel, accommodations, and living expenses related to completion of the internship, as well as tuition for enrollment in a Middle Eastern Studies internship course.
Preference will be given to students completing a degree in Middle Eastern studies or a closely related field and to students who have already been offered an internship. Preference will also be given for internships conducted in the Middle East and internship with well-known, established agencies, organizations, and corporations.
All application materials must be submitted by April 15.
Eligibility: Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in good standing at UT who are eligible to register for MES 383 (graduate) or MES 370 (undergraduate)
Stipend: Up to $5,000
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