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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 Institute of Certified Public Accountants
The John L. Carey Scholarship provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. This award is funded by the AICPA Foundation and is intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.

5 students will receive $5,000 per recipient for one year. Payments are sent directly to the school for credit to the account of the student. This scholarship is a non-renewable award.

For: graduates
Study areas: accounting (specifically with interest in CPA licensure).

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year.

Grants are considered suitable for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration.
Fellowships are intended to support a year-long stay.  Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research.

The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Awards are made in all fields.

For: Seniors and graduates
Study areas: all disciplines

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

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

Positions are available with the legal (must be enrolled in law school), organizing, media, outreach and communications, and government relations departments, as well as with the offices of the ADC President and the ADC Women's Empowerment Forum. 

Summer internships: During the summer, up to 15 internships are available at the national office. The 11-week internships are full-time positions. They are asking interns to start as early in May as possible after the school ends.

Semester Internships: Volunteer positions for course credit are available during the academic year and are arranged on a case-by-case basis. Work hours can be accommodated to student class schedules. Applications are normally due in August for fall and December for spring.

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

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. All fellows are required to participate in the APAICS orientation and professional development programs, complete quarterly journals, and submit a program evaluation at the end of the fellowship. A schedule of fellowship activities will be provided upon arrival to Washington, D.C.

For: Seniors and graduate students
Program Focus: Politics & Government 

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 $3,000-6,000 stipend as well as housing, meals, and travel, with opportunities for academic credit. 

For: Undergraduates

Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
The Boren scholarships are intended to provide support to U.S. undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S. national security. The Boren Scholarships are merit-based. Award amounts are based on the study abroad costs and financial aid information provided by the applicant. The maximum award is $10,000 for a semester or $20,000 for a full academic year.

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: Sophomores

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

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

For: Seniors 

 John L. Carey Scholarship
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. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000 for one year and is renewable for an additional year of study provided satisfactory scholastic progress is maintained.

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

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
Each year the endowment offers 10-12 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 colleges. Carnegie junior fellows work as research assistants to the endowment's senior associates. Those who have begun graduate studies are not eligible for consideration. 

Junior fellows provide research assistance to associates working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as Democracy and Rule of Law, Nuclear Policy, Energy and Climate, Middle East Studies, South Asian Studies, and China Studies. Junior fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $3,166 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

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Recent college graduates can take advantage of this paid fellowship, which 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. On Fridays, fellows will join other fellows for a full day of leadership development centered on CHCI’s four Pillars of Leadership—Civic Engagement, Social Responsibility, Self-Empowerment, and Promoting Community and Hispanic Culture. 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.

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

Coro helps students who want to make a difference in their community, organization or industry, and have an interest in civic affairs to develop marketable skills for effective leadership. Coro is looking for people who have demonstrated some leadership either academically, or within a community and have an interest in public affairs. 

For: Seniors, Graduate/Postgraduate 
Study Areas: All
Program Focus: Public Service 

DAAD EMGIP-Bundestag Internship
EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long in positions matching the student's interest and experience. Interns will be placed 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 of approximately €1,800 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: Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History
Program Focus: International

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

Research support ranging in value from USD $2,000 to USD $3,000 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich educational environment of St. John’s, which was founded in the 16th century, by reading in one of the following subjects: Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences (HSPS includes politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology); Mathematics; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; or Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

For: Undergraduates
Study areas: Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences (HSPS includes politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology); Mathematics; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; or Psychological and Behavioural 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, the yearly stipend of $36,000, and academic allowance of $5,000 in the first fellowship year and a $1,000 allowance each renewed year. Up to four years of total support, depending on renewal.

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

Department of Energy Scholars Program
The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates 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 the following benefits:

  • Career possibilities with the nation’s leading sponsor for scientific research
  • Opportunities to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts
  • Stipends of up to $650 per week (depending on academic status)
  • Travel arrangements to and from appointment site (subject to program approval and travel policies; daily commuting costs are not included)

For: Undergraduates and Graduates
Study areas: Engineering, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Physics, Business, Policy, Program Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Safety and Health, Accounting and Finance, Law, Communications, and other related areas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Individual Fellowships: $40,000 per year for two years for a total of $80,000 paid in four equal installments in addition to health insurance and professional development stipends. 

Partnership Fellowships: $45,000 per year (per project, not per individual) for two years for a total of $90,000 paid in four equal installments in addition to health insurance and professional development stipends. 

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

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

Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Graduate Scholarship
The NCAA awards $7,500 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. 

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 majoring in economics, business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field (including mathematics and statistics) hands-on experience evaluating bank operations, business planning, risk management strategies, and consumer protection practices.

Scholars attend a one-week orientation session in Washington, DC, followed by 9-10 weeks of on-the-job training in one of the FDIC's field offices. 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. During the final week of the program, participants will return to Washington, DC, to share their experiences and participate in a skills assessment process. At the end of the program, some scholars may be offered full-time positions as Financial Institute.

The Freeman-Asia Award Program
The primary goal of the Freeman-ASIA Award Program is to increase the number of American undergraduate students who study in East and Southeast Asia by providing them with the information and financial assistance they will need. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Must have little or no previous experience in the county in which they plan to study. Award recipients will receive up to $3,000 for summer programs, up to $5,000 for semester programs, and up to $7,000 for academic year programs. If the program costs are less than the award amount, the funds may cover related expenses such as airfare, living costs, and books.

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

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

Program Focus: Graduate/postgraduate

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

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. Approximately 1,900 Fulbright awards are made annually. 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 Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant, administered by the Department of Education, funds individual doctoral students to conduct dissertation research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. The estimated range of fellowship awards is $15,000 to $60,000. The estimated average size of a fellowship award is $33,461. Award amounts include travel, a maintenance allowance, and materials.

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

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

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

  • The university composition fee and college fees at the appropriate rate
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£14,600 for 12 months at the current 2016-17 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • The cost of the most economical airfare from the scholar's normal country of residence to the UK at the beginning of their course and the cost of the most economical airfare from the UK to the scholar's normal country of residence at the end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs and associated NHS costs
  • A discretionary contribution towards the costs of supporting dependents at Cambridge (upon application)

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

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

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

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

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

Global Health Corps Fellowship
GHC's mission is to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. 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 doe work in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
For: Graduates
Study areas: Public Health

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Option 1: $32,000/ nine-month personal stipend plus tuition equivalent for up to five years
  • Option 2: $38,000/ nine-month personal stipend plus tuition equivalent for two years

For: Seniors
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; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

For: Undergraduate/Graduate Students

Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellows Program
The Medical Research Fellows Program enables students to be immersed in a high-impact, intensive research experience at a critical time in their professional education before they make plans for residency or postdoctoral training. Unique aspects of the program include national and regional professional development activities, mentorship by physician-scientists, interaction with HHMI investigators, and integration into a community of like-minded peers.

Each student selects and works with a mentor to develop a basic, translational, or applied biomedical research proposal. Both mentor selection and the research proposal are key components of the fellowship application.

Fellows receive:

  • A $32,000 stipend
  • A $5,500 allowance for research-related enrichment activities, including travel to Med Fellows meetings and scientific conferences
  • A $5,500 allowance for health, dental, and vision insurance and education and moving expenses

For: graduates
Study areas: sciences, medical 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Krista Foundation Colleague Cohort Program 
Each year, The Krista Foundation selects 15-18 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. Many Colleagues also choose to write for The Global Citizen journal, lead workshops, plan retreats, and mentor the new classes of Krista Colleagues as they prepare for and debrief service experiences.


A Krista Colleague joins our ecumenical Christian mentoring community and receives a $1000 Service and Leadership Development Grant. The Grant must be used while on assignment or shortly thereafter to explore the intersection of vocational interests, service and leadership. 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. 

LA Grant Foundation
The LA Grant Foundation provides scholarships and opportunities for leadership development to minority students majoring in areas that emphasize advertising, marketing, or public relations. Sixty (60) undergraduate scholarship recipients will receive a trip to New York or San Francisco where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two daylong career & professional development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. The scholars also receive an award of $2,000.

For: Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Study areas: advertising, marketing, public relations

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students
The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. It recognizes the work of Leonard M. Perryman, a journalist for The United Methodist Church for nearly 30 years.

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: Communication

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

For: Seniors
Program Focus: International 

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

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

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

Marshall Scholarship
Marshall scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. At least forty scholars are selected each year to study 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 U.S.-Ireland Alliance has established the George J. Mitchell Scholarships to educate future American leaders about the island of Ireland and to provide tomorrow's leaders with an understanding about, an interest in, and an affinity with, the island from which 44 million Americans claim descent. Scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland, including the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and the two universities in Northern Ireland, for one academic year of graduate study.

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

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

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

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective six-week summer institute for rising college juniors 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 six-week program that provides housing, transportation, meals, and a $3000 stipend.
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program offers a dynamic and stimulating leadership curriculum that encourages students to examine their personal strengths, identify areas for growth, and ultimately take action as a leader. In that spirit, 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: All                                                                                                                                                      

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

NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in 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 Institute of Health (NIH) offers scholarships for students who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social-science related health research.

The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in 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: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Study Areas: Health Disciplines
Program Focus: Undergraduate, Financial Need

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

  • Be a member of NIAF or have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a member of NIAF. Not a member? Visit our membership page to join or renew your membership today!
  • Be enrolled in a US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall 2017 semester.
    Have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent). Some scholarships require a lower GPA requirement for eligibility. Students that are a part of a pass-fail system are also welcome to apply.
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien.
  • For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be considered “Italian American,” the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy.                                                                            

Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$12,000. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support.

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

National 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 is unique:

  • open to all American citizens
  • providing an annual $20,000 expense allowance, bringing total funding to as much as $120,000
  • lasting for up to six years
  • covering full tuition and required fees
  • allowing a research or teaching assistantship
    including one or two paid summer internships with a government agency
    providing a mentor
  • establishing a lasting relationship with the sponsor.

For: graduates
Study areas: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and their subdisciplines, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Graduate Research Fellowship provides approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships for three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 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.

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

NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 590 college students each year. Participating students typically spend ten weeks during the summer doing research at approximately 36 DoN laboratories. To participate, a student must be enrolled at an eligible college/university (comprising approximately 160 institutions; eligibility is determined by the Office of Naval Research) and have completed at least their sophomore year before beginning the internship.

For undergraduate students, the stipend is $5,400 and for graduate students $10,800.

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

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 as undergraduates. It is supported by the Newhouse Foundation, a private foundation established by Samuel I. Newhouse.

Fellows receive full tuition scholarships, $1,400-per-month stipends, health insurance coverage, up to $1,500 to cover moving expenses to Syracuse, up to $800 for travel to professional conferences and up to $1,000 for books, fees and other academic expenses.

For: Graduates

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

The scholarship provides up to a maximum of $9,500 per year for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.

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

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

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

Pacific Northwest Section-American Water Works Association Scholarship
The PNWS Scholarship Committee awards scholarships annually to university and community 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.

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

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each 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.

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

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
 Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Pickering Fellowship Program Benefits:

  • Undergraduate candidates: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies, and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.
  • Graduate candidates: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.
    Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships.
  • Orientation to the Program and the Foreign Service at the Department of State.
  • Mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship.
  • Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements.

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

Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. Prior experience in Africa is not a prerequisite. 

Princeton in Africa/fellowship organizations cover: 
On-the-ground expenses including housing and living stipend. 
Medical insurance, medical evacuation insurance and security evacuation insurance
Pre-departure orientation for all Fellows. (Orientation is mandatory and transportation costs to orientation are the Fellow's responsibility.)
Mid-year retreat in Africa (including partial travel grant for travel to/from the retreat).

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

Program Focus: Graduate/young alumni

Princeton in Asia
Princeton in Asia's (PiA) mission is to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experience that transforms perspectives, cultivate long-lasting friendships and benefit local and global communities. It is PiA's 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 email to kdelaney@pugetsound.edu to make an appointment. 

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. 

PiLA fellowships are not money-making posts, but they afford a unique opportunity to launch an international public-sector career. 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. 

Program Focus: Graduate/young alumni under 30

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

Each student enrolled in the PPIA Junior Summer Institute receives a $1,500 stipend, full tuition, reimbursement for travel to and from the program, and living expenses. The participants live on campus and have access to Princeton University's resources - See more at http://wws.princeton.edu/admissions/ppiajsi/about#sthash.BgdAYgZS.dpuf

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

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy.The Rangel Program will select 30 outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.

In 2017 the Rangel Program plans to award 30 fellowships of up to $47,500 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master's degrees.2005 Rangel Fellow Andrea Corey researched human rights issues during an internship in U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo. At the conclusion of two years of study, the Rangel Fellow is expected to have obtained a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (See curriculum below) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Rangel Program. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 throughout their period of study.

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

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

The Program covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, and two meals per day. It also provides a stipend of $3,200.

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

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

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

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

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. It also strives to honor R. H. Thomson, a civil engineer who had a profound and lasting impact on Seattle's infrastructure.

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

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

Study Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, History 

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

Fellows receive a salary of $3,000 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC. The program also provides $1,000 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

Social Change in Israel Awards
The Naomi Chazan Activism Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for young (21-35) passionate social justice people to take action and to connect to grassroots activism in Israel. This prestigious program includes a 10-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories for a unique immersion in Israeli society. Fellows from the US, UK and Australia will have the opportunity to connect with each other and with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on the ground.

Following the trip, the fellowship requires participants to take action with the New Israel Fund back home throughout the year. Fellows commit to developing projects together that build support for the issues they are passionate about. Participants will also be invited to take part in unique opportunities such as private briefings, calls, and regional and national summits. They will also continue to interact as a cohort – the beginnings of a network of young Jewish progressives around the world.

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

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a $90,000 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. Selection is based on merit – the specific selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative and sustained accomplishment. Neither financial need nor distributive considerations are taken into account in the selection process. Each Fellow attends two weekend conferences of Fellows. The great majority continue to be involved with the program through regional dinners, service in the selection process for later classes, and through the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows Association.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 - $10,000 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.
30 - $5,000 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable

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 of up to $7,000 (to cover tuition, fees, room and board, and books) to two groups of students:

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

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

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

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

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship 
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or have extensively studied, one or more of the STEM fields.

The Fellowship also works to change the way top teachers are prepared, partnering with colleges and universities that have agreed to provide Fellows with innovative, year-long classroom experiences, rigorous academic work, and ongoing mentoring.

The Teaching Fellowship includes:

  • admission to a master's degree program at a partner university
  • preparation for teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education
  • extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom
  • a $30,000 stipend, with tuition arrangements varying by campus in Georgia and New Jersey. (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.)
  • support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment
  • support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education
  • lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders

For: Graduates
Study areas: STEM