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Arabic Language Flagship Program
The University of Mississippi

Study Abroad

Fall & Spring | Pre-Freshman Summer | Study Abroad

UM and The Language Flagship partner to provide extensive funding to Arabic Flagship students for all study abroad experiences. Students are also encouraged to apply for additional scholarships from outside sources.


UM Arabic & The Language Flagship Scholarships

Experience Cost of Attendance* Scholarship Funding Source Cost to You
Summer at MALIC $8,000 $3,000 UM $5,000
Summer at AALIM $9,000 $7,000 Flagship** $2,000
Capstone Year $28,000 $26,000 to $28,000 UM & Flagship** $0 to 2,000

*Cost of Attendance is based on 2019 costs and includes airfare, lodging, meals, tuition, insurance and UM study abroad fees.
**Funding from The Language Flagship is not guaranteed and is based on annual funding availability.


Other Study Abroad Scholarships

Honors Fellowships

  • Exclusively for Honors College students
  • Awards typically range from $1,500 to $3,000 but may reach $5,000.
  • Applications are typically due in April.

Boren Awards

  • Merit-based award up to $25,000 for a year-long study abroad program with a one-year federal service requirement
  • For students interested in government service in the security sector
  • Flagship students must be sure to indicate their status as a Flagship applicant. Read more about the Boren Flagship Scholarship.
  • Applications are typically due in February.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

  • Need-based award of up to $8,000 for critical-need language study abroad programs of at least three weeks
  • For students who are eligible for the Pell grant
  • Applications are typically due in March.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

  • Merit-based scholarship for the full cost of attendance of CLS summer Arabic program in one of four locations: Amman, Jordan; Meknes, Morocco; Tangier, Morocco; or Ibri, Oman
  • Applications are typically due in November.


Visit the UM Study Abroad funding resource page for a list of other scholarship and fellowship opportunities.