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Featured Scholarships and Internships

Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes

The Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes offer students a fantastic opportunity to be immersed in the study of British academics and culture. Students will take part in research, collaboration, presentation, and cultural events at an esteemed British university. They will enhance their leadership skills, develop knowledge and understanding of new subjects, and become ambassadors for the United Kingdom and the United States.

Application deadline: February 23 or 26, 2017, depending on the Institute


IIE Freeman-ASIA Award

The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to an understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Application deadline for Summer 2017: March 1, 2017

Application deadline for Fall/Academic Year 2017: April 4, 2017


Undergraduate International Immigration Research Fellowship 

The International Immigration Research Fellowship (IIRF) aims to fund original research projects on topics related to immigration with the dual goal of supporting and encouraging student professional and academic development, and of generating research that highlights the uniquely diverse and global character of our university and the greater Houston community that it serves. The CIR awards one Undergraduate and one Graduate International Immigration Research Fellowship each academic year. Undergraduate Fellows will receive an $800 research grant; Graduate Fellows will be awarded $1,200. All Fellows will plan and carry out an original project under the supervision of a UH faculty mentor with the goal of producing a short research report suitable for publication on the UH CIR website.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students must be juniors or seniors during the academic year for which they are applying (Fall 2017). Applicants must have at least a 3.25 GPA or higher on all coursework taken at UH. Transfer students who have been at UH for less that one academic year must supply transcripts from previous institution(s) verifying a cumulative 3.25 GPA.

Review the Undergraduate IIRF website for information on how to apply.

Application deadline: March 15, 2017