Academic Scholarships
Academic Scholarships and Fellowships
UST Pecten LuncheonIn addition to University merit scholarships and financial aid, several scholarships from the Center for International Studies are available.


Ann Quiggins Tiller Memorial Endowed Scholarship in International Studies
This scholarship was established in 1993 in the name of the founding director of the Center, Dr. Ann Q. Tiller. Dr. Tiller pioneered the study and promotion of international studies in Houston by developing the city’s first degree program in this discipline. This endowment acknowledges and rewards outstanding majors who embody Dr. Tiller’s vision that “realities of today’s global issues demand that students should acquire some sensitivity to the existence, diversity and dynamic interrelationship of the many cultures in our world society.”

For 2014-2015, the scholarship award is approximately $3,900. The application deadline is April 1st, 2014.

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Tsai Family Scholarship
Established in 2009, this fund provides small scholarships intended for students in dire financial need.​ 

The application deadline is April 1st, 2014. Pleast contact Dr. Hans Stockton in Tiller Hall regarding information about this scholarship.

 
Tsai Taiwan Studies Grant
Established in 2009, this fund was created to help develop academic courses and programs related to increasing awareness of Taiwan.​
 
Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce Foundation Endowed Scholarship
​The Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund for International Programs was established in 1999 to cultivate understanding of international cultures and to develop competence in international affairs.

For 2014-2015, there are two scholarships of approximately $2,300 each. The application deadline is September 15, 2014.

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Pecten Endowed Scholarship
Officers of the Pecten Company and CIS established the Pecten Endowed Scholarship in 1999 to assist students pursuing a B.A. degree in International Studies and International Development. The Pecten Company, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company, was responsible for the international marketing of chemicals produced by Shell Chemical Company. The Pecten management team intended this scholarship to support the development of a strong and integrated understanding of international politics, economics and geography.

For 2014-2015, there are three scholarships of approximately $4,000 each. The application deadline is March 3, 2014.

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Richard J. L. Glor Endowment for International Students
Established in 1999 with a gift in the name of Richard J. L. Glor, this endowment honors his devoted service to the University of St. Thomas as international student advisor and University registrar. The endowment enhances the tradition of support established by Richard Glor in his service to international students.

For 2014-2015, there are two scholarships of approximately $2,100 each. The application deadline is September 15, 2014.

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Dr. Gustavo Wensjoe Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Gustavo Wensjoe Memorial Fund was established in March 2009 in honor of Dr. Gustavo Wensjoe, former chair of the Center for International Studies, to support CIS students in their studies abroad. Dr. Wensjoe also founded the Peruvian Educational Project, which provides assistance to promising Peruvian students to obtain a secondary education.

For 2013-2014, there are 2 scholarship awards in the amount of approximately $2000 each. The application deadline is February 28, 2014,

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Distinguished Diplomat Lecture Endowment
Established in 2013 in partnership with the American Foreign Service Association, this endowed lecture series supports the promotion of diplomacy in public, private and nonprofit service. This endowed lecture supports a biannual distinguished lecture and regular guest speakers and workshops such as American and foreign ambassadorial visits, crisis briefings and events briefings.

Please be advised that some outside scholarships have deadlines that occur on an annual basis. Note the date and check the source websites frequently for updated information.

 
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program is an outside scholarship which offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

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/Public/getFile.asp?File_Content_ID=17497The knowledge and skills sets obtained in international studies prepare students for bright futures in public and private sectors, law, and graduate study to become active, empowered citizens. When you donate to a scholarship fund, you support future leaders of faith and character in the global community.

 

To donate to one of our scholarships, grants, or endowments:

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Enter the donation amount in the “Other” field and state the name of the scholarship you wish to support. 

Or mail a check to:
Center for International Studies
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006

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Through the network of International Studies faculty and alumni, Center for International Studies students have access to numerous internship opportunities.

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Center for International Studies Academic Scholarships
Center for International Studies
Established in 1981, the Center for International Studies is Houston's oldest degree-granting center of international higher learning. International Studies prepares students for careers in international business, law, politics and public service. In addition, the Center promotes understanding of international relations, cultural differences and the benefits that come from cooperation within the human family.

 

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