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Scholarships

Cadet Scholarship Funding

Cadets who are interested in ROTC Chinese Language Flagship, and intend to contract may be eligible to receive the Flagship ROTC scholarships.

The Flagship Scholarship fully funds one domestic summer program, one overseas summer program, and the Capstone year abroad for contracted UNG Cadets. Flagship Scholarships are only available to ROTC students who have been formally admitted to a Flagship Program, have demonstrated that they are dedicated to achieving a professional level of language proficiency, have signed a contract agreeing to complete the Flagship Program, and are registered in the Student Certification System. Flagship Scholarships will only be provided to Flagship undergraduate ROTC students in good standing academically and the UNG Corps of Cadets.

Additional Pay Incentives for Contracted Cadets

CLIP-B Pay – Contracted Cadets may apply to receive payment for B grades and higher earned in critical language courses. (link to PDF found on cloud named Clip-B)

Foreign Language Proficiency Pay – 'The Army pays up to $1,000 per month to active duty Soldiers and offers a $6,000 per year bonus for qualified Army Reserve Soldiers who have been certified within the past 12 months to be proficient in a foreign language critical to the military and maintain their ability to read, speak and understand it.'

Non-contracted Cadet Flagship Funding

Cadets who are interested in Flagship and intend to contract with ROTC may be eligible to receive Flagship ROTC scholarships.

If you are a non-contracted cadet, please see the table below. This table provides funding limits per program type.

Academic Period Funding Limit
Domestic Summer Intensive (Flagship Institute at Indiana University) up to $3,500
Overseas Summer Intensive (approved programs only) up to $7,000
Capstone (overseas academic year) up to $15,000

Project GO

Project GO provides scholarship funds to ROTC Cadets who wish to study a critical language during their college career. Scholarships are available for both domestic and study abroad programs.

Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Flagship funding is only available for ROTC students, though civilian students interested in the Chinese Flagship program should not be discouraged from pursuing the program for financial reasons.

Below are just a few national scholarships available for students studying critical languages, like Chinese, and hoping to study abroad.

Freeman Asia

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.

Gilman International Scholarship

This scholarship funds study abroad or internships for students with a Pell grant.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

This program offers scholarships for intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages. The CLS Program provides a seven to ten-week group-based intensive language instruction and extensive cultural enrichment experiences and are held overseas at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students.

Boren Scholarship for International Study

These scholarships support to U.S. undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S. national security. In exchange for fellowship funding, all Boren Fellows must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. Students wishing to participate in the capstone year abroad are encouraged to apply for the Boren Scholarship. Boren scholarship deadlines are one year before the planned study abroad program. 

UNG Nationally Competitive Scholarship Office

The UNG Nationally Competitive Scholarship Office provides excellent student support to those applying for the above-mentioned scholarships. For assistance, please contact, NCS@ung.edu.

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