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


An IAS student that has demonstrated high academic achievement, a commitment to public service and a desire to pursue a career in global affairs.

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.

International Activism Award

Undergraduate students in the Department of International and Area Studies who have a distinguished record of academic achievement and have demonstrated significant commitment to international affairs.

Thomas W. Adams Best Paper Award

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

Latin American Studies Best Paper Award

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

Iranian Studies Best Paper Award

Best undergraduate paper on a topic in the area of Iranian Studies by an undergraduate with a major or minor in the College of International and Area Studies

CIS Research Paper Prize

Papers should be in the areas of African, Arabic, East Asian, or Luso-Brazilian literature, language, and/or cultural studies.  Open to all International and Area Studies majors, minors and graduate students.

Jim Grillot Photographer International Photo Contest

Current University of Oklahoma students who have lived, studied, worked or interned abroad  

Deadline for the following applications is February 15.
The following scholarships are for all majors.



Philip Farish Scholarship

Priority given to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math

Seymour Feiler Scholarship

Study in Clemont-Ferrand, France

Ambassador Perkins Scholarship

Study in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, South and Central America. 

CIS Board Of Visitors Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students.  Preference given to IAS students.

Millie Schafer Sitzman Award

Undergraduate students enrolled in a program of international study.

Molly & David Boren Scholarship

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

Student Athlete Travel Abroad Scholarship

Student athletes participating in OU study abroad programs

The following scholarships are for IAS majors only.

St. Elijah's & Anthony Shadid Scholarship

IAS majors

Mary & Don Sherman International Networking Scholarship

IAS majors who take part in an international networking opportunity

Cole Frates Endowed Scholarship

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

Mehdi Firoozabadi Iranian Studies Language Scholarship

IAS students seeking to further language education in Parsi, Farsi or other Persian language


Deadlines for the following applications are March1 and October 1.



Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program

Stuart Family Foundation Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program


Deadline for the following application is February 15.



Dean Suzette Grillot Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program

Other Scholarships of Interest



Boren Scholars and Fellows Program (NSEP)

World regions that are deemed critical to U.S. national security but less frequently studied by U.S. students

OU Alumni Capital Club Internship Scholarship

Internship in Washington DC area

Sooner Heritage Scholarship

Awards are made based on a students’ financial need as determined by the FAFSA