AMST 3813 Hawaii: History and Homelands of the Aloha State (Spring Break) with Prof. Lindsey Smith -- Visit http://www.explorica.com/Smith-1877 for tour details.
AMST3813 Place and Identity in Native American Literature, Art, and Film(Taos, NM; June 2014) -- Visit http://asoutreach.okstate.edu/study-abroad/44-travel-courses/travel-2013/180-doel-reed-2014 for full details.
Scholarships are available ot help offset the costs! Visit the A&S Outreach Office's Study Abroad page for complete information, or email Shane O'Mealey (firstname.lastname@example.org) who coordinates these programs.
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel support deserving students who wish to enrich their education through exposure to people and places they would otherwise not encounter. Once awarded, the funds are unrestricted and can be used towards any local or international travel of any duration. Prizes range between $500 and $2,500. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, create a username and password at letterbanc.com and then copy this link into your browser: http://www.letterbanc.com/submissions. You will be asked to submit a brief 250 word statement and some additional information.
Boren Scholarships. The applications for the 2014-2054 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholars are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. For a complete list of languages, visit our website. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. For more information, contact the Boren Awards staff at email@example.com or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions. Deadline: February 5, 2014
Udall Scholarships. There are two awards: (1) for students interested in environmental study and environmental justice; (2) for American Indian and Native Alaskan students. Both scholarships are $5000 awards and deadlines are usually in March. For more information: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx
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Oklahoma Oral History Research Program Intern. The OSU Library has an opening for an intern to work 10 hours per week for the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program (OOHRP) during the spring semester. Prospective interns will be asked to have some project in mind, which will contribute to their own education and to the OOHRP’s mission. The project will either involve conducting a series of oral histories or creating a database, finding aid, or other online tool that will help people access the OOHRP’s collections. MUST BE ENROLLED AT LEAST PART-TIME (6 HOURS UNDERGRADUATE/ 4 HOURS GRADUATE). To Apply: Fill out an application online. Submit a resume and a letter of interest addressing how your skills and background are applicable to the internship to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.
The Oklahoma House of Representatives. Since 2005 the House has hosted dozens of interns from 17 different institutions. Most of the students are seniors or juniors who were selected because of their outstanding ability. Applications are usually due at the end of December for the following Spring Semester. Information available at <http://www.OKHouse.gov/Internship>.
The Office of the Historian will participate in the Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. More information on the program is found here, http://www.state.gov/vsfs/.
Anne Ray Internships. The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The internships include a stipend, housing, book allowance, travel to one professional conference, and reimbursable travel to and from SAR. One internship is open to an indigenous individual from the U.S. or Canada, and one internship is open to any U.S. or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements. For more information visit the site: http://sarweb.org/?internships. Deadline: March 1
Udall Congressional Internships. Yearly awards for American Indian and Native Alaskan students interested in politics, government, and service to the tribes. Spend the summer in DC learning how the government works. Placements are arranged for students and award includes housing and an educational stipend. Applications usually due January 31. Applications can be found at: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx