Application Deadlines, 2017-2018

Overseas Programs

Flagship Capstone Year in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Deadline: January 10, 2018 at 2 p.m. EST (letters of rec must also be submitted by this date)

Note: American Councils must receive your online application and any supporting documents sent separately (e.g., letters of reference and transcripts), by the deadline (Eastern Standard Time). Applications require letters of reference, personal statements, and other supporting documents, so please read American Councils' website early and often to be prepared.  For information on how to apply and a link to the online application, go here.

American Councils Summer 2016 Program in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Deadline: February 15, 2018

For information on how to apply, go here.

Critical Language Scholarship

Both a program and a scholarship, this fully-funded State Department summer program in Russia (in 2016 students will study in Nizhny Novgorod or Vladimir) for students who have completed at least two years of language study.

Deadline: November 15 at 7:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. For application details go here


Fund for Education Abroad

Deadline: Application will open on November 15; deadline is generally in mid-January.
For application details go here

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Deadline: early March, 2018 (application not open yet) for programs starting between July 15 and October 15, 2016.

This scholarship is for undergraduates receiving federal Pell Grant Funding. For information on how to apply, visit the Gilman Scholarship website here.

Boren Scholarship

For information on the scholarship and how to apply, go here.

There are two deadlines to be aware of:

  1. The campus deadline: applications must be submitted to the UCLA representative for Boren Scholarships (Sergio Broderick-Villa, in the UCLA International Education Office) before they are submitted to Boren, in mid-January, 2018.
  2. Deadline for campus representative to submit your application: February 8, 2018.

Find out about Planned Academic Leave

Depending on your financial aid situation, you may need to apply for Planned Academic Leave. For details, visit the UCLA International Education Office's website page on non-UC programs.