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Amgen Scholars Program
The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the world's leading institutions.

For: Second-semester Sophomores, Juniors, Non-graduating Seniors (e.g., Seniors returning in the fall for additional undergraduate work) 
 

Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee Research Institute (ADCRI) Anthony Shadid Internship Program
The ADCRI intern program offers a variety of positions for leadership development. It educates students on issues of civil rights, the Arab heritage, and current events in the Middle East. It empowers them to educate others. Students gain practical training in community organizing, media relations, research and writing, legal issues, political action, educational outreach, and routine office work alongside our regular professional staff. The first few weeks of the summer program are centered on the annual ADC Convention in June.

Positions are available with the legal, organizing, education, media and publications, information systems, and government relations departments, as well as with the offices of the ADC President and the Chief Administrative Officer. ADC can also assist with internships at the U.S. State Department, although we cannot guarantee placement.

Summer internships: During the summer, up to 15 internships are available at the national office. The 11-week internships are full-time positions. We are asking interns to start as early in May as possible after the school ends. There is a $1500 stipend for undergraduates and $2000 for graduate students. Those who receive course credit do not receive a stipend.

Semester Internships: Internships carry a small stipend. Full-time interns receive $400/month for undergraduates and $500 for graduate and law students. Volunteer positions for course credit are available during the academic year and are arranged on a case-by-case basis. Interns receiving course credit do not receive a stipend. Work hours can be accommodated to student class schedules. Applications are normally due at the end of November, early December.

For: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Public Service, Graduate/Postgraduate, Summer

 

Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
NSEP scholarships are intended to provide 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. NSEP Boren Scholarships are merit based. Award amounts are based on the study abroad costs and financial aid information provided by the applicant. The maximum award is $10,000 for a semester or $20,000 for a full academic year.

For: Sophomores

Boren Fellowships
Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. 

For: Seniors

John L. Carey Scholarship
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting. These awards are intended to encourage liberal arts undergraduates to consider professional accounting careers. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000 for one year and is renewable for an additional year of study provided satisfactory scholastic progress is maintained.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
Each year the endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the endowment's senior associates. We are unable to consider anyone who has started graduate studies.

Junior fellows provide research assistance to associates working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, U.S. leadership, China-related issues, and Russian/Eurasian studies. Junior fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month. A full benefits package is also provided.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program requires an internal application process. Please contact the Fellowships Office for more details about the internal application deadline.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
The mission of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is to encourage and enable the largest possible number of the best and the brightest African American, Hispanic American, and Native American college graduates to pursue successful careers in management.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program awards scholarships to seniors or recent graduates planning to attend graduate school. Each award will cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the graduate degree chosen.

The amount and duration of awards vary by student based on the cost of attendance and the length of the graduate program as well as other scholarships or grants received. The maximum available per student is $50,000 per year and the maximum length is six years.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship requires an internal application process. For more information about the internal application deadline, please contact the Fellowships Office.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate, Financial Need

Coro Fellows Program
The Coro Fellows Program is an intensive nine-month, full-time, graduate-level program. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the program is rigorous and demanding and is an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. Coro Fellows are chosen from across the country to serve as Coro Fellows at one of the following Coro Centers: Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and San Francisco.

Coro helps students who want to make a difference in their community, organization or industry, and have an interest in civic affairs to develop marketable skills for effective leadership.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: All
Program Focus: Public Service

DAAD EMGIP-Bundestag Internship
EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long in positions matching the student's interest and experience. Interns will be placed with their preferred Fraktion, Ausschuss, with individual members of the Bundestag and their offices. In addition to contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.

Interns will receive compensation of approximately €1,100 per month from the German Bundestag.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: International

DAAD German Studies Research Grant
This specialized DAAD program offers up to five German Studies Research Grants to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in either North America or Germany.

Research support ranging in value from $1,500 to $2,500 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: International

DAAD High Tech in Germany
High Tech in Germany is a special summer program in Munich for engineering students from the U.S. and Canada. The curriculum encompasses a German language component; specialized subject seminars and workshops in engineering and life sciences; project work and lectures on intercultural communications (in English/German); and German and European history and culture. Site visits to high tech and traditional industrial sites in and around Munich (e.g. Siemens, State Brewery Weihenstephan) complement the program. Rounding out the program are social and cultural activities, including excursions to cultural and historical landmarks in Munich and environs.

The cost of the program is approximately €1,700. This covers tuition, dormitory accommodations, partial board, a local transportation pass, some excursions, and health and accident insurance for the duration of the course. Thirty partial scholarships are available for highly qualified applicants.

Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering

DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)
RISE placements provide students the opportunity to live and work in an international context, to gain confidence in their practical and theoretical skills, and to improve their (or begin learning!) German. Last but not least, the research internship should be a source of mutual cultural enrichment for both the interns and their hosts.

DAAD will provide a monthly scholarship of Euro 650 for a period of 6 weeks to 3 months (pro-rated depending on length of stay) between the Middle of May and August. DAAD will also provide health insurance and accident and personal/private liability insurance. The host institution will assist the intern in finding reasonably-priced housing for the duration of the internship. The scholarship will not cover international travel costs.

Starting this year, selected RISE and RISE pro interns with no or little German proficiency have the opportunity to participate in a two-week intensive language course in Germany's capital Berlin. The course takes place before the internship starts and helps students to benefit even more of their stay in Germany.

For: Sophomores, Juniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: International, Summer

DAAD Study Scholarship
Study scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduate students of all disciplines to provide the opportunity to study in Germany or complete a postgraduate or Master's degree course and obtain a degree at a German university or institution.

Graduate study scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for students in degree-granting programs to complete a full degree course in Germany. Scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October to July).

Monthly stipends are approximately €750. DAAD will cover health insurance and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs. In addition, limited funds are available for a rent subsidy and family allowance.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Graduate/Postgraduate, Summer

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
DAAD undergraduate scholarships fund study, senior thesis research, and/or internship in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. This scholarship funds study in Germany for a 4-10 month period that must fall during the German academic year (October-July). Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately €650, plus additional funds to help defray travel and research expenses as well as health insurance. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

For: Sophomores, Juniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International

DAAD University Summer Course Grant
This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities that focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.

The scholarship is approximately €880, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. The host institution arranges accommodations. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy of €210.

Scholarship recipients are expected to devote their full attention to the course and may not concurrently undertake individual research. A written report is requested within four weeks of the end of the course.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas:
Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Summer

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
The Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, funded by the DOE, Office of Defense Programs and Office of Science, works to identify and provide support for scientists who wish to train in order to meet the nation's workforce needs. This fellowship provides: payment of all tuitions and fees, yearly stipend of $31,200, and allowance of $1,000 annually for research.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship
Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowships are awarded for three consecutive years, given satisfactory progress and availability of funding. The award covers all tuition and mandatory fees and carries a stipend of $2,300 per month for 12 months. A 10-week, continuous, off-campus research internship at a DHS-designated facility will be required during the summer between the first and second years.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarship
Department of Homeland Security undergraduate scholarships are awarded for two consecutive years, given satisfactory progress and availability of funding. The award covers all tuition and mandatory fees and carries a stipend of $1,000 per month for the academic year and $5,000 for the required ten-week, continuous, off-campus internship at a DHS-designated facility during the summer between the first and second years.

For: Sophomores
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Undergraduate

Echoing Green Fellowship Program
Annually, Echoing Green awards fellowships to individuals with innovative ideas for creating new models for tackling seemingly unsolvable social challenges. These fellowships offer them the opportunity to develop and test their ideas. During the two year fellowship, Echoing Green provides both financial and technical support.

Financial Support: Echoing Green offers fellowships to individuals and to partnerships of no more than two individuals.

Individual Fellowships: $30,000 per year for two years for a total of $60,000 paid in four equal installments of $15,000

Partnership Fellowships: $45,000 per year (per project, not per individual) for two years for a total of $90,000 paid in four equal installments of $22,500

Technical Assistance: Echoing Green provides fellows a range of support through a variety of media including the Internet, conferences, site visits and phone contact. The organization offers guidance in strategic and financial planning, staff and board development, fundraising, legal and accounting practices, and many other aspects of starting and building a non-profit organization.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas:  All
Program Focus: Public Service

EPA's National Network for Environmental Management Study (NNEMS) Fellowship
The NNEMS fellowship offers a unique opportunity for students to gain research and training experience directly linked to their undergraduate or graduate studies. NNEMS fellows conduct research projects to augment their academic studies, which EPA supports with financial assistance.

Recipients of NNEMS fellowships receive a stipend based on the student's level of education and the duration and location of the project. They range from $7,400 to $12,600 for a three-month, full-time period.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Math, Science, Engineering

The Freeman-Asia Award Program
The primary goal of the Freeman-ASIA Award Program is to increase the number of American undergraduate students who study in East and Southeast Asia by providing them with the information and financial assistance they will need. Award recipients will receive $3,000 for summer programs, $5,000 for semester programs, and $7,000 for academic year programs. If the program costs are less than the award amount, the funds may cover related expenses such as airfare, living costs, and books.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Financial Need, Summer

French Government Teaching Assistantships
Fifty additional French Government English teaching assistantships will be awarded directly through the French Ministry of Education. These awards are not Fulbright grants nor will they be administered by the Fulbright Commission in France. Recommended candidates will be required to submit a French Government application.

Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships in English are offered in many countries worldwide. Placements are in schools or universities outside of the capital cities. Assistants design various activities to improve their students' language abilities and knowledge of the United States, while increasing their own language skills and knowledge of the host country. Assistantships carry a monthly stipend of about $1,000.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International

Fulbright Full Grants
The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students to undertake graduate study and advanced research worldwide in over 140 countries. Over 1100 Fulbright awards are made annually.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International

Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Award
The Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant, administered by the Department of Education, funds individual doctoral students to conduct dissertation research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. The estimated range of fellowship awards is $15,000 to $60,000. The estimated average size of a fellowship award is $29,603. Award amounts include travel, a maintenance allowance, and materials.

Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: International
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship
This international scholarship program enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. The trustees award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded only to students who gain admission to the university through the university's regular procedures.

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge, namely:

  • The university composition fee and college fees at the appropriate rate
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£12,250 for 12 months at the current 2008-09 rate; pro rata for courses shorter then 12 months)
  • The cost of the most economical airfare from the scholar's normal country of residence to the UK at the beginning of their course and the cost of the most economical airfare from the UK to the scholar's normal country of residence at the end of the course
  • A discretionary contribution towards the costs of supporting dependants at Cambridge (upon application)

Once in residence, Gates Scholars may apply for financial help with the costs of attending conferences, undertaking fieldwork, and other activities.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Graduate/postgraduate

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
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 abroad programs worldwide.

Awards of up to $5,000 are made for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad and are intended to cover tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare. The Gilman Scholarship aims to support a diverse range of students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Financial Need

Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition
The Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition rewards female college juniors who have leadership experience, are involved on campus and in the community, have achieved excellence in their field of study, and have unique and inspiring goals.

The award includes a $2,000 cash prize, a trip to New York City, opportunities to meet with top female professionals, national recognition in an issue of Glamour, and a gala luncheon awards ceremony.

For: Juniors

Study Areas:  All

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award
This scholarship supports members' post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities anywhere in the world. The award offers support in the amount of $10,000.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Award
The purpose of this foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.

The Goldwater Scholarship requires an internal application process. For information about the award, the internal application process, and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Fellowships Office.

For: Sophomores, Juniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Undergraduate

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award
The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship supports graduate students working towards the Ph.D. degree in the applied physical and engineering sciences, as well as those aspects of modern biology which apply the physical sciences intensively. The applicant must attend a graduate program at one of the foundation's tenable schools. Successful applicants have two fellowship options:

  • Option 1: $31,000/ nine-month personal stipend plus tuition equivalent for up to five years
  • Option 2: $36,000/ nine-month personal stipend plus tuition equivalent for two years

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Humanity In Action
The Humanity In Action Foundation (HIA) sponsors an integrated set of educational programs for university students and post-graduates in America, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, France, and Poland. Through the core education programs and internships, Humanity in Action works to fulfill its mission to engage student leaders in the study and work of human rights by:

  • Engaging younger generations in histories of resistance and inspire them to fulfill their moral responsibilities to protect those in danger from institutionalized violations of minority rights.
  • Strengthening the commitment of American and European university students to democratic values and fostering their knowledge of resistance to intolerance-past and present.

During the core programs in Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, and the United States, HIA focuses on three interrelated areas of historic and contemporary importance:
1) examples of resistance to the Holocaust; 2) the development of international human rights institutions and doctrines, through the establishment of new standards, rules and procedures in the aftermath of World War II; 3) current minority issues and their relationship to human rights.

HIA Fellows are expected to put their knowledge into practice. Following the core programs, fellows implement plans for engaging human rights or minority issues in their home institutions or communities.

Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate, Summer

International Foundation for Education and Self Help Fellows Program
The International Fellows Program (IFP), a public-private sector initiative, was created in 1987 to provide recent college graduates and graduate students an opportunity to work overseas for nine months as International Fellows.

Fellows are assigned to various development organizations such as Africare, CARE, Save the Children, TechnoServe, Opportunities Industrialization Centers International, Counterpart International, and UNICEF to work on various types of community-based, development activities.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: All
Program Focus: Public Service

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
The Department of Education awards fellowships in selected fields of study of the arts, humanities, and social sciences to students who have demonstrated superior academic ability and achievement, exceptional promise, and financial need to undertake graduate study leading to a doctoral degree or a master's degree in which the master's degree is the terminal highest degree in the selected field of study. Subject to the availability of funds, a fellow receives the Javits fellowship annually for up to the lesser of 48 months or the completion of their degree. The fellowship consists of an institutional payment for tuition and fees and a stipend based on the fellow's financial need. For fiscal year 2008, it is anticipated that the maximum stipend will be $30,000, and the institutional payment will be $12,892.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Fine & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate, Financial Need

Luce Scholars Program
The Luce Scholars Program represents a major effort by the Henry Luce Foundation to develop awareness of Asia among future leaders of American society. Aimed at a highly qualified group of young Americans in a variety of professional fields, it is unique among Asian-American exchange programs in placing emphasis on leaders who have had little prior experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity during the course of their careers to come to know Asia or their Asian colleagues. The program consists of a paid internship in an East Asian or Southeast Asian country, not academic study. The basic stipend is sufficient to meet all of the scholars' normal expenses in Asia, and all costs for travel required by the program are also covered.
Read more about the Luce Scholars Program

For: Seniors
Program Focus: International

James Madison Graduate Fellowship
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools. Junior fellowships are awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed, their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work on a full-time basis. Junior fellows have two years to complete their degree.

The maximum amount of each award is $24,000, prorated over the individual period of study. Fellowship payments cover the actual costs of tuition, required fees, books, and room and board but cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Marshall Scholarship
Marshall scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. At least forty scholars are selected each year to study either at graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. Each scholarship is held for two years.

The award covers university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.

The Marshall Scholarship requires an internal application process. For more information about the award and its internal application deadline, please contact the Fellowships Office.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International,  Graduate/postgraduate

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies
The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies are designed to support exceptionally promising students as they pursue advanced study in the disciplines of the humanities. The Mellon Fellowship is a competitive award for first-year doctoral students only. The fellowship covers full graduate tuition and required fees for the first year of graduate study and includes a one-year stipend of $17,500.

Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History

George J. Mitchell Scholarship
The U.S.-Ireland Alliance has established the George J. Mitchell Scholarships to educate future American leaders about the island of Ireland and to provide tomorrow's leaders with an understanding about, an interest in, and an affinity with, the island from which 44 million Americans claim descent. Scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland, including the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and the two universities in Northern Ireland, for one academic year of graduate study.

The award provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and international travel.

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship requires an internal application process. If you are interested in applying for this award, please contact the Fellowships Office for more details about the internal application process and its accompanying deadline.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International,  Graduate/postgraduate

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
The purpose of the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest.

The fellowship awards full tuition, required fees, a $1,000 health insurance allowance, and a stipend of $30,500 for the first year that is increased by $500 each of the two consecutive years.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institute of Health (NIH) offers scholarships for students who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social-science related health research.

NIH undergraduate scholarships are awarded for one-year periods (renewable for up to four years) and cover undergraduate tuition and reasonable educational and living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year. In return, recipients commit to two types of service obligation for each year of scholarship: (1) 10 weeks summer service as a paid employee in an NIH research laboratory and (2), after graduation, a year of full-time paid employment in an NIH research laboratory.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Health Disciplines
Program Focus: Undergraduate, Financial Need

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has an education budget of $1,000,000. The NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students.

General Category I: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.

General Category II: Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.

Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$10,000. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Undergraduate

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Graduate Research Fellowship provides approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships for three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

National Security Education Program (NSEP) National Flagship Language Initiative (NFLI)
The National Flagship Language Initiative (NFLI) was developed under the auspices of NSEP to address the urgent and growing need for Americans across disciplines with professional levels of competency in languages critical to national security. NFLI programs have been developed at several U.S. institutions of higher education for advanced language training in Arabic, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian. Each program is designed to train participants to reach "professional working proficiency" in a target language, as measured by the federal Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level three and/or the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) "Superior" Level.

As an integral component of the NFLI, NSEP is offering a limited number of Fellowships, administered through the Academy for Educational Development (AED) to qualified American students interested in receiving full financial support to participate in one of the NFLI programs. In return, NSEP/NFLI Fellowship recipients will incur a substantial U.S. federal service obligation as a condition of receiving an award.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International,  Graduate/postgraduate

Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program
The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP), provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of the NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 200 college students (139 undergraduate students and 61 graduate students) each year. Participating students typically spend ten weeks during the summer doing research at approximately 12 DoN laboratories. To participate, a student must be enrolled at an eligible college/university (comprising approximately 160 institutions; eligibility is determined by the Office of Naval Research) and have completed at least their sophomore year before beginning the internship.

For undergraduate students the stipend is $5,500 and for graduate students $6,500.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Summer

NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.

The scholarship provides:

  • Up to $8,000 of academic assistance per school year for full-time study during the junior and senior years.
  • A required, ten-week, paid ($650/week) internship during the summer between the junior and senior years at NOAA or a NOAA approved facility.
  • A housing subsidy during the internship and limited reimbursement for round-trip travel to the internship site for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
  • Travel expenses to the Hollings scholarship program conference at the completion of the internship.

For: Sophomores
Study Areas: Education, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Undergraduate

Oxfam America: CHANGE Initiative
The CHANGE Initiative is a highly competitive national program that trains college students to become actively engaged in Oxfam America's social justice mission. CHANGE develops capable leaders who are informed voices for positive social change, and who inspire greater global awareness in others. Students are brought together for one week of intensive leadership training that equips them as effective CHANGE advocates. They are introduced to social justice issues directly related to Oxfam America's mission, and are asked to work on one or more of these issues on their campus during the academic year. Oxfam assumes the cost of training, room and board, and travel.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores
Study Areas: All
Program Focus: Public Service, Summer

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi supports its mission of recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields through its graduate research fellowship.

The society awards 60 fellowships annually in the amount of $5,000 each and 40 awards of excellence in the amount of $2,000 each to students pursuing first year graduate or professional study on a full time basis.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The program seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a foreign service career in the U.S. Department of State.

The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. The fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools identified by the WWNFF. Participating graduate schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study based on need.

For: Sophomores
Study Areas: Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Undergraduate, Financial Need

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The program seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.

Tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees are paid for the first year and second year of graduate study, with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. Each successful candidate is obligated to a minimum of three years service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate, Financial Need

Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa seeks to develop young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement. To accomplish this, we offer opportunities for service through fellowships with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent.

Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Princeton in Asia
“To promote good will and understanding and to facilitate in every way the free interchange of the best ideals in the civilizations of both East and West.”  PiA is dedicated to offering these experiences to as diverse and talented an applicant pool as possible.

Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Princeton in Latin America
Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is a nonprofit organization that provides year-long service work and non-profit sector fellowships in Latin America to current undergraduates and recent alumni. PiLA opens the doors to career paths, personal enrichment, and understanding service as an effective way to address social needs.

Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes (JSI)
JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. The JSI curriculum includes economics, statistics, domestic/international policy issues and leadership topics, all designed to sharpen the students' quantitative, analytic and communication skills. Extracurricular activities are also included. These skills are vital for admission into the top graduate programs in public and international affairs. The successful completion of a summer institute is a requirement for PPIA Fellows.

As a PPIA Fellow you are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute
  • Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses
  • Minimum of $1,000 stipend
  • University housing with a meal plan
  • Books and related course materials
  • GRE prep

For: Juniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Summer

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the U. S. Department of State. In 2008, the Rangel Program will award up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $28,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books, and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master's degree. At the conclusion of two years of study, the Rangel Fellow is expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, communications) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate, Financial Need

Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program
The Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the foreign service of the U. S. Department of State. This six-week program is designed to stimulate stronger student interest in international affairs and to generate a deeper understanding and appreciation for career opportunities in international affairs. During this program, students receive intensive instruction in three courses: Political Economy, History of U.S. Foreign Relations and Technical Writing. Nine semester hours of academic credit in international studies will be awarded. Various enrichment activities are also included in the program.

For: Sophomores, Juniors
Study Areas: Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Financial Need, Summer

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects designed especially for the purpose. These awards are funded through the National Science Foundation.

Award amounts vary by location. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Summer

Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. The first American Scholars were elected in 1904. Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

 All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory, and certain other fees, are paid on the scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition, each scholar receives a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.

The Rhodes Scholarship requires an internal application process. If you are interested in applying for this award, please contact the Fellowships Office for more details concerning the award, its internal application process, and accompanying deadlines.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International,  Graduate/postgraduate

Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship in Science, Technology, and Global Security
The fellowship provides one-time awards of $2,500-5,000 to between three and five undergraduates annually, seeking to explore the connections between science, technology, global security, and public policy. Students who have academic, extra-curricular, and career interests that demonstrate a significant interest in the role of scientists formulating public policy and addressing global security policy challenges are encouraged to apply.

For: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History

Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program
The purpose of the Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program (PRISP) to recruit and train entry-level analysts and linguists with specialized skills. The program's intent is to provide the Intelligence Community (IC) with an enhanced means to recruit intelligence officers with critical skills that the labor market does not readily provide. The Congress has authorized stipends of $25,000 per participant to a maximum of $50,000 over two years.

The program is open to undergraduates and/or graduate students or transfers from the private sector and to those with no more than one year of federal service who enter a directed study university program. Participants will be required to complete 18 months of IC service in return for each year of financial support.

Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History

Rotary International Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship
Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide a flat grant of $24,000 for one academic year of study in another country. These awards are intended to help defray costs associated with round-trip transportation, tuition and other fees, room and board, and some educational supplies. They are the most common type of Ambassadorial Scholarships.

Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships help fund two years of degree-oriented study in another country. A flat grant of $12,000 is provided each year.

Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships help finance either three or six months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country. They provide a flat grant of $11,000 for three months and $16,000 for six months. Funds are intended to offset costs associated with round-trip transportation, language training, and home-stay living arrangements. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.

For: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International,  Graduate/postgraduate

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Selected students spend six months in Washington. Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice.

The fellowship pays a stipend of $2,100 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Public Service

Social Change in Israel Awards
The Dorot Social Change in Israel Awards will provide up to ten (10) $5,000 awards to U.S. citizens who are enrolled at any accredited U.S. college or university to work during the summer with an Israel-based mentor who is engaged in promoting progressive social change in Israel. Up to three (3) awards will go to graduate students; the remaining awards will go to undergraduate students.

The program is designed, first and foremost, to bolster the efforts of the Israel-based mentors who are working on behalf of progressive social change in Israel.

For: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: All
Program Focus: International

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The purpose of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished new Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partake of the American dream. Fellows must have shown potential in the fields for which they seek further education; the capacity for creativity, persistence and work; and the commitment to the values of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which protect the American dream.

Each year the fellow receives a maintenance grant of $20,000 and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the U.S. graduate program attended by the fellow.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Fine & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Spanish Government Teaching Assistantship
Would you like to spend an academic year in Spain, getting to know its culture and people while improving your Spanish and collaborating with other foreign language teachers in school tasks? There are over 2000 vacancies awaiting you in many Spanish cities and small towns. Why not apply for one?

The Language and Culture Assistants program is coordinated by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science in collaboration with the Spanish Comunidades Autónomas (regions) and the educational authorities of the participating countries. It gives recent graduates an opportunity to visit Spain and become acquainted with the Spanish education system, teachers and students, while sharing with them aspects of your own language and culture.

For: Juniors, Seniors, Graduates
Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship is a $30,000 merit-based grant awarded to undergraduate students who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service.

The Truman Scholarship application process also includes an internal application process. For more information about the award, its internal application process and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Fellowships Office.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Public Service, Graduate/postgraduate

Tylenol Scholarship
Tylenol Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in health care. Scholarships are awarded to the best and brightest in America's next generation of healthcare providers. 

Study Areas: Health Disciplines

Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 80 merit-based scholarships of up to $5,000 (to cover tuition, fees, room and board, and books) and 50 Honorable Mentions of $350 to two groups of students:

  • College sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment
  • Native American and Alaska Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care.

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship requires an internal application process. For more information about this award, its internal application process and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Fellowships Office.

For: Sophomores
Study Areas: Health Disciplines, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Undergraduate

USA Today Academic All-American Team
USA TODAY's All-USA College Academic Team program honors 60 undergraduates as representatives of all outstanding students at the nation's colleges and universities. The criteria are designed to find students who excel not only in scholarship but also in leadership roles on and off campus.

Students named to the First Team receive a $2,500 cash award.

For: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: All

Watson Fellowship
The Watson Fellowship enables college graduates of unusual promise to engage in an initial post-graduate year of independent study and travel abroad. This opportunity provides for a focused and disciplined Wanderjahr of the graduate's own devising. The fellowship provides a grant of approximately $25,000 to each recipient.