Students in the International Studies Program can receive funding to study abroad or enhance their language learning opportunities. Below is a list of grants available to students.

International Travel Grants

Aronson International Experience Grant

The Aronson International Experience Grant awards have been made possible through a generous gift from Jeffrey and Shari Aronson as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies. They are designed to make educational opportunities abroad more accessible to International Studies Program students.

Brown Family Travel Fund

The Brown Family Travel Fund is an endowment supported by the H.L. and Elizabeth M. Brown Foundation. The fund is geared toward rising or current seniors in the international studies program.

Hull Family Study Abroad Fund

The Hull Family Study Abroad Fund was created with the purpose of providing Johns Hopkins undergraduates with the opportunity to study abroad at the University’s SAIS Europe center in Bologna, Italy.

Summer Travel Grants for Research in Latin America

The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) offers small grants to support summer research and travel in Latin America and the Caribbean. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, and the competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students of the Johns Hopkins University. Note: The Program in Latin American Studies will not be making Summer Travel Grant awards for the 2020-2021 school year.

Language Learning Grants

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships & Refresher Grants

Blakemore language grants are awarded to individuals pursuing professional careers in fields such as business, academia, journalism, public service, law, science, medicine, architecture, engineering, the fine arts, education, etc. who would benefit from improved fluency in an East or Southeast Asian language.

Center for Language Education (CLE) Study Abroad Scholarship

The Study Abroad Scholarship program is available to students studying a language offered in CLE overseas during the spring semester.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships assist students in acquiring competence in foreign languages. The International Studies Program at Johns Hopkins Homewood and the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC have been approved by the U.S. Department of Education to award FLAS fellowships to eligible Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Homewood undergraduate and graduate students ONLY) and SAIS students studying the following languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Yiddish, Burmese, Indonesian, Persian, Thai, and Vietnamese.  Study of other languages may be awarded on a case-by-case basis.