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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/19/2018 03/19/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Fellowship Program Program Advisor: Jodi Zaffino: jaz2124@columbia.edu, Scott Carpenter: sc2764@columbia.edu, Thomas Spencer: ts2866@columbia.edu
Eligibility - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia SEAS Discipline: Arts and Architecture, Foreign Language Learning, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Eligibility - Class Year: First Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Eligibility - Nationality/Citizenship: Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Program Description:
Beesen Global Travel Fellowships were established to provide opportunities for non-native French speakers to study in Paris during the summer. Each fellowship provides a $5000 award to fellows, intended to fund travel to/from Paris, housing costs during the summer, and defray the general costs associated with living and studying abroad in Paris during the summer. The fellowship’s intent is to give Columbia University students the opportunity to pursue intellectual goals, gain valuable study experience, learn French in Paris, and engage with the Parisian community.

Students of all disciplines within Columbia College, the School of General Studies, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Barnard College are encouraged to apply. Only students who have submitted a completed application for the CU Summer French Studies Program will be permitted to apply for the Beesen Global Travel Fellowship. If you receive a Beesen Global Travel Fellowship, you may be asked to speak at an information session for interested students next year.