Complete List of Scholarship Descriptions

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American Conservatory Theater Fellowships 

A.C.T.'s fellowships provide advanced, hands-on training in theater production and administration. It is through this exposure to professionals at work—and to their audiences—that fellows learn what drama means to the life of a community, and how the life of a community enriches its theater. A.C.T. fellowships provide a springboard to a professional life in the theater:  fellows have gone on to attend renowned graduate programs, to work in major regional theaters, and to freelance as directors, designers, and stage managers.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Theater

American Council on Education Fellows

The ACE Fellows Program is a customized learning experience that enables participants to immerse themselves in the study and practice of leadership and experience the culture, policies, and decision-making processes of another institution. The ACE Fellows Program helps ensure that higher education’s future leaders are ready to take on real-world challenges and serve the capacity-building needs of their institutions.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Education

American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The peer-review process used to select ACLS fellows enables distinguished scholars to reach broad consensus on standards of excellence in humanities research.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Humanities, Social Sciences, Politics & Government

American India Foundation Clinton Fellowship

The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and public health.

For U.S. Fellows, AIF provides a roundtrip ticket from their point of origin to India, along with insurance coverage and a monthly living stipend.

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

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Fellowship

The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Accounting 

AmeriCorps Public Allies Program

Allies are placed with with a nonprofit organization where they help address critical community needs such as youth development, education, workforce development, environmental issues, arts programming and community health.

Our signature AmeriCorps Ally Program has identified thousands of diverse young adults and prepared them for leadership. Our learning process weaves together four key elements that constitute an experiential journey of self-discovery and professional development: practical, on-the-job learning through a paid, full-time nonprofit apprenticeship, rigorous leadership training, building community through our cohort model, and mentoring, coaching, and continual self-reflection.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All

AMESON Year in China

Ambassador Year in China (AYC) is a unique opportunity for students to spend a year teaching, learning, and making a difference at public schools across China by becoming Educational Ambassadors. Participants experience the challenges and unique rewards of immersion into one of the world’s fastest developing economic and cultural landscapes.

AYC provides a travel and monthly allowance, training and certification, free housing, health insurance, and Chinese language lessons. 

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

Andrew W Mellon; Art in America

In 2013, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation launched the Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship, a pilot program designed to diversify the curatorial ranks in museums across America.  At a time of unprecedented demographic change in the United States, the program is intended to make art museums more representative of the country’s growing cultural diversity.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Art, Art history

John L. Carey Scholarship (AICPA)

This scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. These awards are intended to encourage liberal arts undergraduates to consider professional accounting careers. 

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

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year.

Fellowships are intended to support a year-long stay.  Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research.

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

American Sociological Association (ASA) Minority Fellowship Program

Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) supports the development and training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the discipline. MFP seeks to attract talented doctoral students to ensure a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles in research that is relevant to today’s global society.

Must be one of the following racial/ethnic groups: Blacks/African Americans, Latinos/as (e.g., Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans), American Indians or Alaskan Natives, and Asians (e.g., Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian), or Pacific Islanders (e.g., Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino).

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

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)
Study AreasScience, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

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. 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.

There is an option for a summer internship as well as a semester internship.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Public Service, Graduate/Postgraduate, Summer

The Arc of Washington Trust Fund

The Arc of Washington Trust Fund provides funds for research into intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Most successful applicants have been affiliated with research universities and have addressed educational, medical, or psychological issues, but the Arc trust Fund welcomes innovative proposals from any applicant on any topic related to its purposes.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Psychology, Education, Medicine, PT/OT

ASHRAE Scholarship

Through its scholarships, ASHRAE seeks to motivate students and prospective students worldwide to pursue an engineering or technology career in the HVAC&R field, part of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry. The Society’s Scholarship Program also serves the public interest by aiding in the education of men and women to become qualified to practice as engineers in HVAC&R.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)

The APAICS Congressional Fellowship program offers 9 months to 1 year full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, D.C. The Fellowship provides exceptional graduates and young professionals an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members of a congressional office. The program aims to build leadership skills, encourage political civic engagement, and foster a strong interest in public service careers. 

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Politics & Government 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program

Our vision is to see that all Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal and professional success regardless of their ethnicity, national origin or financial means.

Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census.

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

Big Ten Academic Alliance Student Research Opportunities Program

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a gateway to graduate education at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. SROP helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.

Program benefits include a stipend as well as housing, meals, and travel, with opportunities for academic credit. 

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

Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad.

Boren Scholars represent a pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. 

A nomination is required for this scholarship and applicants must work closely with the Fellowships Director and faculty mentor. To discuss the application process, schedule an appointment with the Graduate and Undergraduate Fellowships Office (Howarth 114J) by emailing fellowships@pugetsound.edu

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Foreign Language

Boren Fellowships

Boren Fellowships are awarded 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. 

Boren Scholars represent a pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Foreign Language

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Carnegie junior fellows work as research assistants to the endowment's senior associates. Junior fellows provide research assistance to associates working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects. 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 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

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Young Professionals

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

The program consists of three phases: Two months of intensive German language training, four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school, and a five-month internship in one’s career field. 

Airfare, tuition, housing, monthly stipend, and health insurance are included.

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

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

This paid fellowship opens doors for talented young Latinos who are pursuing a career in public policy. Fellows will spend nine months working in Washington, D.C., with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more—growing both personally and professionally during your fellowship experience.

As a CHCI Public Policy Fellow, fellows will immerse themselves in the legislative process, spending four days each week (Monday-Thursday) learning all facets of public policy. Weekly programming will also prepare fellows to fully understand policy issues facing the Latino community and how to propose effective solutions by critically examining all sides and implications of these issues.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Politics & Government Humanities, History

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

Coro Fellows Program

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Competitively selected applicants will join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for a nine-month program, with each cohort encompassing a wide range of communities, interests, ideologies, and experiences. Coro Fellows are emerging innovators in business, policy and government who demonstrate exceptional leadership through their accomplishments, curiosity and civic involvement.

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

The Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 14 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

CLS Program institutes cover approximately one academic year of university-level language coursework and are designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of language levels and backgrounds. Some CLS institutes require one to two years of prior language study (or the equivalent), while others accept students with no prior background in the language.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Foreign Language
Program Focus: International, Abroad

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 within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss. In addition to contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament. Students must be fluent in spoken German and possess excellent writing skills. 

Interns will receive compensation per month from the German Bundestag. Subsidized health insurance is available through DAAD for a monthly fee. Travel expenses are the intern's responsibility. 

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Social Sciences, History, Humanities, German
Program Focus: International

DAAD German Studies Research Grant 

This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly qualified students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany.

Research support 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, German
Program Focus: International

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 stipend for three months to help cover living expenses. Host universities and institutes provide housing assistance and match students with Ph. D. student mentors. The scholarship will not cover international travel costs.

German language proficiency is not required and the working language will be in English. 

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Physics
Program Focus: International, Summer

DAAD Study Scholarship

Study scholarships are awarded to highly qualified 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.

DAAD will offer a monthly stipend and health insurance, plus a flat rate subsidy for travel costs.

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

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. 

The scholarship covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. The host institution arranges accommodations. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy.

German language skills should be equivalent at least to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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

Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program

The Davies-Jackson Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are among the first generation in their families to graduate college, to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. Scholars are admitted as affiliated students and have the opportunity to take the more advanced parts of a Cambridge degree course and qualify for a Cambridge BA in two years instead of the usual three. 

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Classics, Economics, Education, English, History, Art History,  Human, Social, Polics & Government, International Political Economy, Sociology, Anthropology, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, or Psychological and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

The Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, funded by the DOE, Office of Defense Programs and Office of Science, is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who plan full-time, uninterrupted toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. This fellowship provides: payment of full tuition and fees during the appointment period, a yearly stipend, and an academic allowance. Up to four years of total support, depending on renewal.

For: Seniors and First-Year Graduates
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Department of Energy Scholars Program

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex.

Being selected as a DOE Scholar offers career possibilities with sponsors for scientific research, weekly stipends, and travel arrangements to and from appointment site. 

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Engineering, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, Business, Politics & Government, Mathematics, Statistics, Communications

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 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 and Graduates
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 per month for the academic year and compensation 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 

The Dorot Fellowship

Each year, 12 Dorot Fellows are chosen to live in Israel, where they sharpen the characteristics and skills, acquire the experience, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century. The Dorot Fellowship encompasses both individual and communal learning experiences. Each Fellow devises a Personal Learning Program, comprised of formal and experiential learning and volunteer activities. 

Throughout the year, Fellows concentrate their learning in four primary areas: Language, Jewishness, Israel and Leadership Development.

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

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. There are both individual and partnership fellowships which provide stipends and benefits. 

Technical Assistance: Echoing Green provides fellows with 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: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: Public Service

El Pomar Foundation Fellowship

The El Pomar Fellowship is a highly selective, two-year leadership training program designed to bring together highly qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and interests, and develop them into effective leaders for the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The Fellowship seeks to develop and educate Fellows in the role of philanthropy while offering direct management experience.

Applicants should have a Colorado connection, e.g. be a state resident, have attended an in-state college/university, or have family who are current or past residents.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Biology, Business, English, Politics & Government

English Open Doors Program in Chile

The English Opens Doors Program is an initiative supported by the Chilean Ministry of Education. The program was created in 2003 with the mission to improve the level of English for students between 5th grade and 12th grade throughout the Chilean public school system by providing teacher training, instructional materials, language competitions, English immersion camps, and semester abroad scholarships for university students. 

All volunteers are provided with in-country health insurance, travel to and from placements and Santiago, as well as food and accommodations through your host family. Volunteers also receive a small volunteer allowance to reimburse teaching-related costs. 

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

English Program in Korea (EPIK) 

Since its inception, EPIK has had the goals of improving the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between Korea and abroad, and of introducing new teaching methods into the Korean education system.

To help accomplish these goals, EPIK invites responsible, enthusiastic native English speakers with a motivation to share their knowledge and language with Korean students and teachers within the Korean public school system throughout the country.

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

Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Graduate Scholarship

The NCAA awards scholarships to 13 ethnic minorities and 13 female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of graduate studies. The applicant must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or program that will help the applicant obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or a career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics. 

All former student-athletes who earned an undergraduate degree from a NCAA member school are eligible to be nominated by that school for a NCAA graduate degree scholarship, regardless of when they received their undergraduate degree. 

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

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Financial Management Scholars Program

The FDIC's Financial Management Scholars Program is an 11–week paid summer internship program. It gives highly-qualified college students hands-on experience evaluating bank operations, business planning, risk management strategies, and consumer protection practices.

Scholars will work on teams with experienced FDIC employees in their assigned field offices to ensure that banks are following safe and sound banking practices, maintaining effective internal controls and procedures, managing their institutions effectively, and/or complying with all applicable consumer protection, fair lending, and other laws and regulations. At the end of the program, some scholars may be offered full-time positions as Financial Institute.

For: Juniors and Seniors
Study Areas: Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Through its program of Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. 

The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: African-American Studies, Anthropology, Art & Theatre History, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, History, International Political Economy, Language, Life Sciences, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Politics & Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship 

The fellowship program aims to diversify the ranks of Information Management Specialists serving in the U.S. Foreign Service with traditionally underrepresented minority groups. This includes but is not limited to racial, religious and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need. If accepted you’ll receive the financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare you for a career in the Foreign Service. Upon successfully completing the program and the Foreign Affairs IT Specialist entry requirements, you will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (IMS).

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Computer Science (IT related study required), Politics & Government

The Freeman-Asia Award Program

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.

Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States. If the program costs are less than the award amount, the funds may cover related expenses such as airfare, living costs, and books.

For: Undergraduates
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

The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of France such as French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.

A minimum of two years of study of French at the university level is necessary.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Education, French, Business, Public Health, International Political Economy
Program Focus:
 Graduate/Postgraduate

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships

The English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. ETA’s help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S.  Applicants must have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country sufficient to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study/research.

Grant benefits for all Fulbright U.S. Students grants include round-trip transportation to the host country, funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs, based on the cost of the living in the host country. 

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

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.  Grant benefits for all Fulbright U.S. Students grants include round-trip transportation to the host country, funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs, based on the cost of the living in the host country.

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 U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.

Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding. Award amounts include travel, a maintenance allowance, and materials.

For: Seniors, Post Graduates, and Graduates
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: International

Fund for Education Abroad 

The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.

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

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship

This international scholarship program enables outstanding 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. 

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including composition and college fees, maintenance allowance, and airfare from scholar's normal country of residence to the UK.

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

GEM Science Fellowship

The goal of this program is to increase the number of minority students who pursue doctoral degrees in the natural science disciplines. Fellowships offered through this program are portable and may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted.

During the first academic year of being awarded the GEM Fellowship, the GEM Consortium remits a stipend and a cost of instruction grant to the institution where the fellow is enrolled. Continued financial support of the GEM Fellow is borne by the GEM University through alternative sources of funding such as institutional awards, assistantships or other external fellowships. Fellows are provided a paid graduate level summer work experience through the Employer Member for at least one summer.

For: Graduates (doctoral program)
Study Areas: Science, Computer Science, Mathematics

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

This scholarship provides awards for U.S. 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 are made for U.S. citizen students 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: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: International, Financial Need

Global Health Corps Fellowship

We are building a network of young changemakers who share a common belief: Health is a human right. Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable contribution to the placement organization and the target population. The Program currently does work in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits: a monthly stipend, housing, insurance, and travel costs to and from placement site.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Computer Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Public Health, All

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and/or national competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals. Founded in 1998 by Saint Louis University, GSEA is now an Entrepreneurs’ Organization program.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

The Society not only offers education-based scholarships to make those dreams a reality, but awards for service and leadership achievements, as well. Golden Key grants give advisors the opportunity to develop their skills professionally, while the fellowships offer graduate students a once-in-a-lifetime chance to further their knowledge through foundation-backed research. Some scholarships target specific fields of study, allowing members to study alongside those with similar interests.

A Golden Key Membership is not required for eligibility, but highly preferred. 

For: Seniors and Graduates
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 Goldwater Scholarship Program seeks to identify and support college students who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders. By providing scholarships to students who intend to pursue research careers, the Goldwater Foundation is helping ensure that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs

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 

Google Lime Scholarship

Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with visible and invisible disabilities. Recipients of the 2018 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Computer Science/Computer Engineering
Program Focus: Financial Need, DIsability

Morton Gould Youth Composer Award

The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards (the “Award”) honors the late Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and The ASCAP Foundation’s former president Morton Gould’s lifelong commitment to encouraging young creators. Open to composers of original, classical concert music, the Award encourages developing music creators during the earliest stages of their careers.

Entrants must submit a hard, bound copy of the score (no original manuscripts) of one published or unpublished original concert work (no arrangements).

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Music

Health Science Summer Institute

Diversity is essential in addressing today’s health disparities - from the students who train to become tomorrow’s scientists and physicians, to the patients who will benefit from their research and care. The Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MHSURA) is designed for undergraduate students who want to explore biomedical research and health professional career pathways in a stimulating and inclusive environment.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Pre-Med

HENAAC Scholarship Program

The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need to produce more domestic engineers and scientists for the U.S. to remain globally competitive in the STEM marketplace. 

The financial support of the HENAAC Scholars Programs helps students focus on their coursework so they can graduate on time, enter a STEM profession, continue to serve as a role model for future generations, and secure the country's place as the finest technological leader in the world.

Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award

The Hertz Foundation mission is to provide unique financial and fellowship support to the nation's most remarkable PhD students. Fellowships are free of most traditional restrictions. Hertz Fellows become innovators and leaders serving in ways that benefit us all. The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and two options for stipend amounts plus tuition. 

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

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage to obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), community college students transferring to four-year universities, and graduate students. Awards are based on merit.

For: Undergraduate and Graduates
Study Areas: All, Emphasis on STEM

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at an NOAA facility during the summer.

The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Geology

The Howard Hughes Gilliam Fellowship

The Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study support exceptional students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders, especially those students who will go on to become faculty members at colleges and universities. The advisor-student pairs must be studying scientific problems in biomedical and life science disciplines including plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology.

Students must be NIGMS training grant eligible, be from racial, ethnic, and other underrepresented groups

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, other related sciences

Humanity In Action

Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.

The programs are also intended to instill a responsibility among Humanity in Action Fellows to recognize and address the need to protect minorities and promote human rights—in their own communities and around the world.

For: Post Graduates and Graduates
Study Areas: 
Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate, Summer 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergrad Research Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and related fields

Institute for Health Metrics Post-Bachelor Fellowship

The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) is a structured health research program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global health progress. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of public health projects.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Biology, Biochemistry, Pre-Med 

Interac Program

Interac teachers enrich the lives of hundreds of thousands of school children every year by delivering interactive and exciting English lessons. Commonly known as ALTs, which stands for assistant language teacher, Interac’s teachers, working in the Japanese school system, enrich children’s lives by sharing their knowledge of English and communication skills and giving insights into other cultures.

Includes a salary plus a monthly allowance. 

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

International Foundation for Education and Self-Help Fellows Program

The International Fellows Program (IFP) is an internship for talented students to provide on-the-job development experience in Africa. Our Fellows provide technical assistance and training to community-based grassroots projects including education, literacy, health development, HIV/AIDS, English as a Second Language, agricultural development, proposal development, managerial training, feasibility studies and small business development.

This program offers a unique opportunity for participants to contribute technical knowledge and gain practical work experience in economic and social development.

Note: In order to apply one must have three years of teaching experience.

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

Japanese Government Scholarships

There are six types of Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program: those for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate university students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, special training students.

For: Undergraduates, Graduates
Study Areas: Major requirements depend on scholarship program
Program Focus: International, Study Abroad

Josephine de Karman Fellowship           

The purpose of this fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor von Karman’s high standards.

For: Undergraduates, graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All

Knight-Hennessy Fund Scholars

Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world.

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

Krista Foundation Colleague Cohort Program 

The Krista Foundation selects young adults nominated by professors, civic or church leaders to receive a Service and Leadership Development Grant and become part of the peer-mentoring community. Krista Colleagues serve 'in the field' with established service organizations such as Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Americorps, or Peace Corps. Before, during, and for years after their assignment, the Krista Colleagues engage with our Foundation programs in service ethics training and intercultural, faith, and leadership development opportunities.

A Krista Colleague joins our ecumenical Christian mentoring community and receives a Service and Leadership Development Grant. The Foundation pays for four years of annual conferences plus the debriefing retreat. Each Krista Colleague commits to participating as a mentor for future Krista Colleagues through involvement at retreats and conferences. 

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: 
Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All

LA Grant Foundation

The LA Grant Foundation provides scholarships and opportunities for leadership development to minority students including: African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/ Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino. Our goal is to open the proverbial “door” for minorities by providing the necessary resources and tools not commonly available to many minorities.

For: Undergraduate and Graduates
Study Areas: Public Relations

Luce Scholars Program

The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from students and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. The program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Fine & Performing Arts, Medicine, Science, Public Health, Environmental Studies, and International Relations
Program Focus: International 

James Madison Graduate Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established 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.

Fellowship payments cover the actual costs of tuition, required fees, books, and room and board.

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

Mapes Law Offices Scholarship

This scholarship is meant to help those students who have experienced first-hand the pressure of debt. Maybe your parents lost a job, maybe they filed bankruptcy, maybe you had to move when your home was foreclosed upon--I want to know how it shaped you, and how it has affected your plans for college.

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

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 at the graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at a 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

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The George J. Mitchell Scholarships aim 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. Ethnic origin or ancestry is not a factor in the selection process.

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        

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a two-year program that combines professional development through field and policy work, leadership development training, and facilitated cohort learning. Each Leland class consists of 12-15 skilled and committed individuals with the potential to become agents of change. 

Leland Fellows develop and strengthen professional and leadership skills while actively working to build food and nutrition security through programs and policy. Includes a stipend, insurance support, and housing subsidies.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All 

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective six-week summer institute offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president just outside our nation’s capital. We offer an all-inclusive program that provides housing, transportation, meals, and a stipend.

These leadership lessons are taught within a framework emphasizing the inspirational leadership model of George Washington. Students are also afforded the opportunity of meeting with and learning from current leaders of national prominence in the government, journalism, business and nonprofit sectors.

For: Sophomores/Rising Juniors
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All                                                                                                                                             

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship 

The DoD will offer 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.

NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to a yearly monetary limit for medical insurance (this excludes dental and vision insurance).

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

National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The NIH UGSP will provide tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years. 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: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Health Disciplines
Program Focus: Undergraduate, Financial Need

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. A student must be a member of NIAF or have a parent, guardian or grandparent who is a member of NIAF.

Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support.               

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

National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship

The National Physical Science Consortium is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. NPSC's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool.

The NPSC Graduate Fellowship offers a research or teaching assistantship including one or two paid summer internships with a government agency providing a mentor.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

The GRFP provides three years of support for the education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.

Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend along with a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.

For: Seniors
Study Areas: Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: 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.

NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 590 college students each year. Participating students typically spend ten weeks during the summer doing research at approximately 36 DoN laboratories. 

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

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.

The one-time non-renewable scholarships are awarded three times a year corresponding to each sport season (fall, winter and spring). Each sports season there are 29 scholarships available for men and 29 scholarships available for women for use in an accredited graduate program.

All former student-athletes who earned an undergraduate degree from an NCAA member school are eligible to be nominated by that school for an NCAA graduate degree scholarship, regardless of when they received their undergraduate degree.

ForGraduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All

Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities

The Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities is a highly competitive 18-month program that provides two generous awards each year to minority students who have majored in subjects other than journalism

Fellows receive full tuition scholarships, per-month stipends, health insurance coverage, partial coverage for moving expenses to Syracuse, salary for travel to professional conferences and partial coverage for books, fees and other academic expenses.

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

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. The program is based on the British system, in which students perform doctoral research without required formal courses other than those students choose to take in relationship to their own interests. Students selected for admission to the program have already developed a passion for science through engagement in summer, job related, or undergraduate research programs.

Tuition and fees will be paid for by the program, while your stipend, medical benefits, and travel allowance for all four years of the program are funded by your NIH mentor.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Neuroscience, other related fields

NYC Teaching Fellows

The NYC Teaching Fellows program prepares college graduates and career changers to become exceptional teachers, using their skills and experiences to ignite students’ imaginations—and challenge them to dream big. Today, more than 9,000 Fellows teach high-needs subjects, including English, special education, and math in New York City classrooms.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Education

Out to Innovate Scholarship for LGBTQ Students

These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Program Focus: LQBTQ+, STEM

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. Oxfam assumes the cost of training, room and board, and travel.

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

Pacific Northwest Section-American Water Works Association Scholarship

The PNWS Scholarship Committee awards scholarships annually to college students to assist them in completing degree programs in fields of study relevant to future work in the drinking water profession. The committee works closely with the Education and Training Endowment Fund Board of Directors to implement the Section’s scholarship program.

The committee’s responsibilities include developing scholarship award criteria, disseminating applications to northwest educational institutions, nominating student applicants for scholarship awards, and presenting awards to recipients at the PNWS Annual Conference.

For: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduates
Study Areas: Engineering, EPDM

Payne International Development Fellowship Program

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people's compassion and support of human dignity.

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

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students

The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a scholarship for the undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. 

The scholarship assists a United Methodist undergraduate who intends to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university.

The Perryman Scholarship promotes excellence by helping students continue their studies in communication, including electronic and print journalism.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Communications 

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-seven Fellowships to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards. Must be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi.

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

Wayne F. Placek Grant

The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation, and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations. 

Supports empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender issues.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Gender & Queer Studies, Psychology, Neuroscience, Humanities, Sociology

Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including academic performance, leadership skills, financial need, personal goals and the applicant’s involvement in the LGBTQ community. Attention is also given to students who have lost the social support of their families and/or communities as a result of revealing their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Each person who applies for a Point Scholarship is evaluated on the totality of their situation.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: LGBTQ+

Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college students with organizations working across Africa for year-long service placements. Our program is open to students and young alumni from any college or university accredited in the U.S. Our Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.

Princeton in Africa/fellowship organizations cover on-the-ground expenses including housing and living stipend, 
medical insurance, medical evacuation insurance and security evacuation insurance.

Each applicant is required to meet with Kelli Delaney, the Associate Director of Fellowships, in Howarth Hall 114. Send an email to kdelaney@pugetsound.edu for an appointment. 

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Public Health, Business, Economics, EPDM, Education
Program Focus: Graduates

Princeton in Asia

It is Princeton in Asia's (PiA) vision that through extended exposure to Asian workplaces and cultures, Fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in this part of the world, as well as a commitment to contributing to the communities of which they find themselves a part after PiA. 

Each applicant is required to meet with Kelli Delaney, the Associate Director of Fellowships, in Howarth Hall 114. Send an email to kdelaney@pugetsound.edu to make an appointment. 

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Education, Business
Program Focus: Graduate/Postgraduate

Princeton in Latin America

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) matches partner organizations engaged in socially responsible development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean with highly qualified and motivated recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowships throughout the region. Working knowledge of the target language (Spanish, Portuguese or French) is necessary. 

At a subsistence level, they cover housing, food, local work-related transport, and personal essentials. Fellows should expect to live modestly in local terms. Applicants and selected fellows should be prepared to assume some costs. 

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: International Relations, Economics, Engineering, Science, Pre-Med, Social Sciences, Fine & Performing Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities
Program Focus: Graduates

Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) 

The goal of the program is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds -- including underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and students from families with lower socio-economic status -- for graduate study and careers in public policy. The JSI fosters the development of skills essential for the explanation, evaluation and development of public policy in both the domestic and international spheres, with particular attention to training in critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and written and oral communication.

Each student enrolled in the PPIA Junior Summer Institute receives a stipend, full tuition, reimbursement for travel to and from the program, and living expenses.

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

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program

The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy.

The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.

For: Seniors and Graduates
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.

The Program covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, two meals per day, and a stipend. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.

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 by 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

Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. The Rhodes Trust provides full financial support such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory, and certain other fees for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

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

R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship

The R. H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded by the Seattle Section each year to honor the accomplishments of R.H. Thomson. The aim of the scholarship program is to encourage students to pursue a course of study leading to a Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering or one of the specialties within the Civil Engineering discipline.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Engineering

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. 

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: 
Social Sciences, Humanities, History 

 

Schwarzman Scholars 

Each new cohort of Schwarzman Scholars will join a global network of the world's most talented young leaders, helping to build stronger links between China and a rapidly changing world. The Schwarzman Scholars experience is anchored in a rigorous and innovative Master’s of Global Affairs degree program at Tsinghua University, one of the country's leading universities. The curriculum bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate students about leadership and about China's expanding role in the world. The program also provides Scholars with unparalleled learning opportunities with leaders from China and the world through high-level interactions at lectures, an internship program, a mentors network, and intensive deep-dive travel seminars.

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

The Science Ambassador Scholarship

A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. 

To apply, film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a topic in STEM you are passionate about.

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites students and alumni to a six-to-nine month fellowship in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues.

Fellows receive a monthly salary and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC. The program also provides compensation per fellow for professional development to attend relevant conferences or meetings that could cover travel, accommodations, and registration fees, or to take a language or policy course.

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

SMART Scholarship

The SMART Program aims to increase the number of scientists and engineers in the Department of Defense. The program is particularly interested in supporting individuals that demonstrate an aptitude and interest in conducting theoretical and applied research. As such, the program primarily targets "hand-on-the-bench" researchers and engineers. Individuals applying to the program should have a strong interest in working for the DoD as a civilian research scientist or engineer.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans 

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. The program draws nearly 1,800 applications annually for just 30 fellowships.

The rigorous selection process is focused on identifying the most promising New Americans who are poised to make significant contributions to the nation through their work. In addition, the selection team looks for a commitment to the United States’ fundamental principles and ideals. The Fellows can study in any degree-granting program in any field at any university in the United States.

Each award has stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees.

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

The Student Conservation Society Sustainability Fellowship

Since 2008 SCA has placed Sustainability Fellows across local governments, non-profits, businesses, and community organizations to lead diverse projects. Members bring skills from a range of disciplines to implement hands-on sustainability projects that bring capacity to Pittsburgh partner agencies. Position areas include energy tracking, carbon audits, waste audits, public outreach, urban planning, and tree planting. SCA Sustainability Fellows engage with thousands of citizens throughout the Pittsburgh region each year via hands-on projects, trainings, presentations, service projects, and educational programming.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: EPDM, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Politics & Government, Humanities

Julie Taymor World Theater Fellowship

The founding principle of the Julie Taymor World Theater Fellowship is to provide travel opportunities for enterprising young theater directors to immerse themselves in artistic experience beyond our borders; thereby, expanding their creative horizons to include previously undiscovered styles and techniques which can best be experienced in direct dialogue and work with creative artists from other cultures. It is their hope that through travel to and dialogue with world theater artists, American fellowship recipients will increase their creative capacity and return to enliven the American theater with new productions fueled by their expanded perspective of world theater in Africa, Central and South America, Asia, and/or the Middle East.

For: Graduates
Study Areas: Theater

Teach Thailand Corps

Teach Thailand Corps (TTC) focuses on strengthening primary and secondary school education in Thailand, particularly in high-need areas. TTC recruits and places students of American colleges in schools in less-developed provinces to teach English and other subjects. TTC aims to fill the needs of underserved schools in English-language education, and offers an overall enhancement in the quality of teaching and community/school involvement.  In developing the program, we have learned from and applied elements of the Peace Corps philosophy of service and learning.

In return, for our teachers’ service, Teach Thailand Corps provides invaluable experience to support each volunteer’s goals of personal and professional development, in preparation for their future careers.  Opportunities abound for travel and internships in various fields of interest, including social work, business, medicine and public health, and international development during school breaks or following the end of the school year.  

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

The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship

The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education. 

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Health Disciplines, Math, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, History, All
Program Focus: LGBTQ+

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship is a merit-based grant awarded to 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 healthcare. Scholarships are awarded to the best and brightest in America's next generation of healthcare providers. 

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: 
Health Disciplines 

Morris K. Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 60 merit-based scholarships to cover tuition, fees, room and board, and books to two groups of students: those who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment, and Native American and Alaskan Natives 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:  Freshmen and Sophomores
Study Areas: Health Disciplines, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Undergraduate 

U.S. Teaching Assistantships at Austrian Secondary Schools

The purpose of this program, which draws assistants not only from the English-speaking world but also from France, Italy, Russia, and Spain, is to bring talented and enthusiastic young people from abroad into the classrooms of secondary schools in communities large and small all over Austria. Ultimately, it is the job of these native speakers as teaching assistants to make learning a foreign language a lively cross-cultural encounter for their students.

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

Victory Congressional Internship
 
The Victory Institute’s Victory Congressional Internship and Victory Congressional Fellowship are developing the next generation of out public leaders. Each summer, the Victory Congressional Internship brings outstanding LGBTQ college students to Washington, D.C., for an intensive leadership program, including an eight week Congressional internship with a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus or an LGBTQ-friendly member of U.S. Congress to learn firsthand about the federal legislative process, and an educational and leadership development program to learn about the legislative process and careers in policy-making.

Benefits include housing accommodations in downtown, DC, a stipend to cover living expenses, and airfare/travel/hotel fees. 

For: Undergraduates
Study Areas: Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: Politics & Government, LGBTQ+

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. 

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

Judith L. Weidman Racial Ethnicity Minority Fellowship

Fellowship awarded to a United Methodist of racial ethnic minority heritage who is a recent college or seminary graduate. Must have broad communication training, including an understanding of effective public relations. 

Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic students.

For: Seniors and Graduates
Study Areas: Communications, Religion/Theology

Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program - formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program - Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Computer Science

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship 

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. 

The Teaching Fellowship includes preparation for teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education and a stipend with tuition arrangements varying by campus in Georgia and New Jersey.

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study Areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics