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Scholarships for IAS Majors

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Scholarships for IAS Majors

For questions on any of the scholarships listed below contact Rebecca Cruise at

OU Scholarships in the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH)

There are many OU scholarships in the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The system allows current students to apply for most OU scholarships in one central location, with one deadline.


Cole Frates Endowed Scholarship

IAS students who study in Latin America or Europe, with extra consideration for students who wish to study in Holland

Ann and Marc Nuttle Award for Middle East Studies

IAS students who demonstrate superior understanding of religious tolerance in the Middle East through a thoroughly researched term paper on the subject

St. Elijah's & Anthony Shadid Arabic Language Study Scholarship

Awarded to the best IAS student in Middle East Studies whose principal language of study is Arabic

Paula Throckmorton Zakaria and Fareed Zakaria Scholarship

IAS students participating in a CIS study abroad program

CIS Board Of Visitors Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students to study abroad in non-western destinations. Preference given to IAS students

Molly & David Boren Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students with financial need; preference given to IAS majors

Dean Suzette Grillot Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program during the fall, spring or summer semester (the deadline for this scholarship is Feb. 1)

OU Scholarships outside the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH)

These scholarships must be applied for individually.



Student Travel Support Grant

IAS graduate and undergraduate student travel for research and educational activities

Internship Support Grant

IAS undergraduate and graduate students for travel and housing support related to international internship activities

Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr. Outstanding IAS Student Award

IAS student demonstrating high academic achievement, a commitment to public service and a desire to pursue a career in global affairs

William W. Talley, II Award

Given every spring in even-numbered years to an undergraduate IAS alum who is currently enrolled in (or has been admitted and plans to attend) the master's degree program in International Studies (MAIS) at the University of Oklahoma; award is $2,500

Mary & Don Sherman International Networking Scholarship

IAS majors who take part in an international networking opportunity

Enes Kanter Scholarship

IAS majors; additional consideration given to female students or students who demonstrate a commitment to increasing the prevalence of, or improving the role of, women in the field of international studies

Thomas W. Adams Best Paper Award

Best paper that addresses any aspect of conflict resolution, affecting any country that borders the Mediterranean Sea

Iranian Studies Best Paper Award

Best undergraduate paper on a topic in the area of Iranian Studies

Latin American Studies Best Paper Award

Best paper on any Latin American topic by an undergraduate major or minor in the David L. Boren College of International Studies