Abdul W. Wohabe 1959 Arabic Studies Fund (Deadline: February 25)

The Abdul W. Wohabe 1959 Arabic Studies Fund supports and promotes the study of the Arabic language and Arab culture in the Middle East and North Africa. It was granted by the family of Abdul Wohabe ‘59 on behalf of their late father who came to Williams from Saudi Arabia in the 50’s. The fund will be granted in perpetuity, offering students the opportunity to study Arabic or conduct research in an Arabic-speaking country during a summer or winter study. There is also an option for the funds to be used to apply to domestic programs if international travel is impossible. The grantees may use the funds to cover the cost of the program, travel, and living expenses. Applications for the Summer of 2022 are now open! Please fill out this Google Form. You'll need to submit a one-page proposal, a budget, and your current CV. Applications are due by February 25th.  Continue reading »

2022 Linen Summer Grants for Study in Asia (Deadline: April 4)

Supported by an endowment established by family and friends in memory of James A. Linen III, Class of 1934, the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers the Linen Fellowships for Summer Study in Asia to assist Williams College undergraduates in traveling to Asia during the summer for educational purposes. For the purpose of these fellowships, “Asia” refers to South, Southeast, and East Asia, defined as those parts of the continent east of the Khyber Pass and south and east of the Tian Shan Mountains and the Gobi Desert. Continue reading »

Study Away in Italy Info Session

In lieu of the weekly Italian Language Table, there will be a Study Away in Italy Info Session on Tuesday, October 26 from 12 - 1 PM in Paresky 112. Profs Amanda Wilcox (Classics) and Michele Monserrati (Italian) will be there to answer your questions, large and small. Christina Stoiciu, Director of International Education and Study Away, will also be in attendance. Continue reading »

French Open House

Zoom meeting: pre-registration and study away info. Please enroll by 5 pm, Oct 27 in the "French Special Interests List" at to receive the zoom invitation. ✣ Wednesday, October 27⋅7:00 – 8:00pm Continue reading »

Gaither Junior Fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

This year the program areas will include: U.S. foreign policy Nuclear policy Technology and International Affairs Middle East (language skills required) International Security and Political Economy Asia Program (China and Japan, language skills required)  Russia and Eurasia (language skills required) Africa  ✣ The deadline will be December 15, and Williams can nominate up to three candidates.  Continue reading »