Unless otherwise noted, the campus representative is Dr. Rebecca Root, Director, Office of Fellowships and Scholarships, email@example.com
Alpha Lamda Delta
- Any initiated member of Alpha Lamda Delta is eligible. Must have maintained a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher. There are 26 fellowships available ranging from $3,000 to $7,500 to help qualified members obtain graduate or professional degrees.
- Deadline: January 31.
- Website: http://www.nationalald.org/fellowships/
Campus representatives: John Yao, Office: D-209 / Ext. 7585; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and
Meghan McDonough, Office: D-209 / Ext. 7517; E-mail: email@example.com
American Academy in Rome
- The Rome Prize Fellow is invited to Rome for 6-11 months to expand their own professional, artistic, or scholarly pursuits. Applicants should be graduate students in architecture, design, visual arts, and various ancient and medieval studies.
- Deadline: November 1.
- Website: http://www.aarome.org/apply
American Association of University Women
- Support for women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the workforce. Special consideration is given to women of color, and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Six different fellowship and grant programs exist.
- Deadlines vary: November 15 for American Fellowships, December 1 for International Fellowships, December 15 for Career Development Grants, January 10 for Selected Professions Fellowships, January 15 for Community Action Grants, and January 15 for International Project Grants
- Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Each year, 10-12 one-year fellowships are offered to graduating seniors to work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Anyone who has started graduate studies cannot be considered. The award includes $38,000 as well as full benefits.
- Deadline: January 15.
- Website: http://carnegieendowment.org/about/jr-fellows
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service
- Seniors and recent graduates in all fields are welcome to apply for study scholarships for Master’s level study at a participating German educational institution. Awards include monthly stipends as well as health insurance and subsidy for travel costs.
- Deadline: November 1.
- Website: http://www.daad.org/?p=73215
Department of Energy Science Fellowship
- Recipients must be studying sciences, math, computer science, or engineering at the graduate level to be eligible. Computational Science Graduate Fellowship and DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowships entail tuition and a generous stipend for 4 years.
- Deadline: January 11 and 18, 2017
- Website: http://www.krellinst.org/DOE_HPCS/index.shtml
Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program
- A social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. The program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.
- Deadline: January 11, 2017
- Website: http://www.hungercenter.org/fellowships/emerson/
Ertegun (Mica and Ahmet) Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
- All U.S. citizens committed to a career in teaching and researching at the college and university level are eligible. Award consists of annual stipend of $20000. Membership in an underrepresented group enhances likelihood of receiving a fellowship.
- Deadline: November 17
- Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/
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Fulbright Program – Institute of International Education
- Sponsored by the Department of State, the Fulbright Program is the largest international exchange program and supports graduate study and research in over 140 countries. Open to graduating senior or graduate student in U.S. in the fields of arts/humanities, business, education, engineering, natural/social sciences, and public service. Recipient must be proficient in language of host country. Grants include book allowances, tuition, transportation, and moderate dependence allowance.
- Deadline: October 19.
- Website: http://www.fulbrightonline.org/
Garden Club of America Scholarships
- A variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships, of varied amounts, in the following fields:
- Coastal Wetlands Studies
- Conservation & Ecological Restoration
- Desert Studies
- Garden History & Design
- Horticulture & Related Fields
- International Work & Study
- Landscape Architecture
- Native Bird Habitat
- Pollinator Research
- Summer Environmental Study
- Urban Forestry
- Deadline: Varied, mostly in January
- Website: https://www.gcamerica.org/scholarships
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships
- Available to citizens of any country outside of the United Kingdom. Must apply to a subject of study available at the University of Cambridge. Must do research leading to Ph.D., MBA, MPhil, LLM, or second bachelor degree. Awards vary in size but tuition, housing, travel, and a stipend are standard. The ideal candidate will be driven by the values of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which include a commitment to reducing inequities and improving lives around the world. The Foundation’s mission is to increase opportunity and equity for those most in need, particularly in the areas of health and education, often through the use of science and technology.
- Deadline: October.
- Website: http://www.gatesscholar.org/
Glamour’s Top 10 College Women Competition
Global Health Corps Fellow
- During a yearlong paid fellowship, GHC fellows work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia, developing as leaders and making an impact every day.
- Deadline: January 18
- Website: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/
- Applicants who are members of and/or have significant involvement in local Golden Key chapter are eligible for numerous scholarships. Students may apply up to 5 years after graduation for graduate and professional studies. The Graduate Scholar Award provides $10,000.
- Deadline: Various deadlines depending on scholarship. December 15 for Graduate Scholar Award.
- Website: https://www.goldenkey.org/scholarships-awards/overview/
Barry M. Goldwater Undergraduate Scholarship
- Intended for students who plan on pursuing graduate studies in math, engineering, or sciences. Recipient must be a full-time junior when applying for senior award. Grants include $7500 to be used for room, tuition, etc.
- Deadline: January 27.
- Website: http://www.act.org/goldwater/index.html
- College seniors wishing to pursue their Ph.D. in applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences, and willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the U.S. in time of national emergency, are eligible. There are multiple fellowship awards ranging from $3500 per year to $36000 per year.
- Deadline: October 30.
- Website: http://www.hertzfoundation.org/
Huntington (Samuel) Public Service Award
- Offers a $15,000 stipend for graduating seniors to pursue one year of meaningful public service anywhere in the world, before student proceeds onto graduate school or a career of public service.
- Deadline: January 19.
- Website: https://www.nationalgridus.com/huntington.asp
Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
- Established to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect high standards. Open to students of all disciplines. Award consists of $22000 for Ph.D. students and $14000 for undergraduate students (juniors entering their senior year).
- Deadline: December 31.
- Website: http://www.dekarman.org/
James Madison Graduate Fellowships
- Open to teachers or those who plan to become teachers of American History, American Government, or social studies (grades 7-12). Award is $24000 and prorated over period of graduate study. Students may apply as juniors or seniors and agree to fulfill the graduate study in a prescribed period of time. Fellowship includes the 4-week Summer Institute on the Constitution held in July at Georgetown University.
- Deadline: March 4.
- Website: http://jamesmadison.com/
- Open to U.S. citizens who hold an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.7. The traditional scholarship is for 2 years but may be extended to 3 years. Up to 40 scholarships are awarded annually for students to study at affiliated universities in the United Kingdom. Awards include university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, airfare to and from U.S., and where applicable, contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
- Deadline: early October.
- Website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/
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Martin McLaren Scholarship
- Open to recent university graduates under the age of 26 with no dependents. Should have excellent academic transcripts in horticulture, landscape architecture, or related fields. Scholarship covers cost of travel, housing, and tuition at Reading University in Great Britain plus $4000 supplement.
- Deadline: November 15.
- Website: http://www.gcamerica.org/scholarship/gcainterchange.html
Andrew W. Mellon Research Universities and Humanistic Scholarship
- Seven pre-dissertation fellowships in the humanities are offered to candidates, who wish to spend time in the UK for preliminary examinations of primary sources and archival material in order to draw up and refine a dissertation proposal. They are intended for the preliminary investigation of archives, and not for short-term research projects. Award consists of $5000. Five dissertation fellowships in the humanities are offered to candidates, who wish to spend time in the UK carrying out archival research for their dissertations. These fellowships are open to candidates registered for a doctoral degree in a graduate school in the United States or Canada. Candidates for these awards must be working on a dissertation, which has already been formally approved. They are not grants to help defray the cost of writing up previous work. Award consists of $25000.
- Deadline: January 16.
- Website: http://www.mellon.org/
George Mitchell Scholarships
- Open to graduating seniors or graduates enrolled in first year of graduate school at a participating Ireland educational institution. Award includes tuition, fees, travel, and $11000 stipend for living expenses. There are 12 awards per year.
- Deadline: October 5.
- Website: http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=34
Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
- Open to U.S. citizens and nationals. Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies in science or engineering. NDSEG Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of academic and overall ability in the areas of interest to the Department of Defense. Award consists of tuition, fees, and a stipend of up to $31500 per year.
- Deadline: January 5.
- Website: http://ndseg.asee.org/
National Institutes of Health
- The Post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) program and the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) provide opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Trainees work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Fellowships are available in the more than 1250 intramural laboratories of the National Institutes of Health. Stipends are adjusted yearly. Deadline: accepted continuously. The NIH Academy is a post-baccalaureate program that provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical investigation at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Award is $28783. Deadline: January 31. The Technical IRTA program is designed to produce a cadre of highly trained research support personnel. Trainees master the latest and most advanced techniques for basic and/or applied research working in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Fellowships are available in the more than 1250 intramural laboratories of the National Institutes of Health. Stipends are adjusted yearly. Deadline: accepted continuously.
- Website: http://www.training.nih.gov/
National Physical Science Consortium
- Eligible to any U.S. citizen who is a graduating senior with a 3.0 GPA and enrolled in a Ph.D. program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, engineering, materials science, mathematics, or physics. Award consists of $16000 per year for 2-6 years.
- Deadline: November 5.
- Website: http://www.npsc.org/
National Science Foundation
- The Graduate Research Fellowship Program aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,654 graduate fellowships in this competition pending availability of funds. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study. Fields of study range from interdisciplinarity, computer engineering, mathematics, geosciences, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and engineering.
- Deadline: ranges from November 2-12.
- Website: https://www.fastlane-beta.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do
National Security Education Program – David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship
- Fellowships enable both master’s and doctoral level students representing a broad range of academic and professional disciplines to add a significant language and international dimension to their curricula. Boren Fellows study less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Swahili. 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. interest, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
- Deadline: January 28.
- Website: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship
NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program
- The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually, 87 for men and 87 for women. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. The one-time grants of $7,500 each are awarded for fall sports, winter sports and spring sports. Each sports season (fall, winter and spring), there are 29 scholarships available for men and 29 scholarships available for women. The scholarships are one-time, non-renewable grants.
- Deadline: January, March, May – depending on the sport.
- Website: http://www.ncaa.org
NCAA Postgraduate Walter Byers Scholarship
- The Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program is separate and distinct from the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program, which provides numerous annual awards with smaller stipends. The stipend for each Byers Scholarship is $24000 for an academic year and is renewable. Must be a graduating senior with 3.5 GPA enrolled in a graduate program and competed in intercollegiate athletics as a member of a varsity team.
- Deadline: January.
- Website: http://www.ncaa.org
Payne (Donald M.) International Development Fellowship Program
- Offers funding for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities for students interested in careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
- Deadline: January 19.
- Website: http://www.paynefellows.org/?areaid=2&contentid=941
Francis M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat
- Created to provide financial aid to an advanced student to study the areas in the United States that provide winter or summer habitat for our threatened and endangered native birds. The award is up to $4000.
- Deadline: January 15.
- Website: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/about/jobs.html
Phi Kappa Phi
- Every year, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-seven Fellowships of $5000 each and three at $15000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
- Deadline: January 20.
- Website: http://www.phikappaphi.org/web/
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
- The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Designed to attract outstanding students who enroll in two-year master’s degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages, and who have an interest in pursing a career with the Foreign Service in the U.S. State Department. Award includes tuition, room, board and mandatory fees for the first and second year of graduate study, with reimbursement for books and travel. Successful candidates are obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.
- Deadline: January 15.
- Website: http://www.woodrow.org/fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_grad/index.php
- (for those interested in a career in the foreign service)
- 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. Criteria include 1) literary and scholastic attainments; 2) energy to use one’s talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports; 3) truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; 4) moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings. Award consists of $16000 per year for 2 years plus tuition, travel, and living expenses.
- Deadline: October 5.
- Website: http://www.rhodesscholar.org/
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships
- U.S. citizen/permanent resident or other visa status, host country language proficiency; recipient must have completed at least 2 years of university coursework and must enroll for academic study in another country with a Rotary club (academic-year/multiyear scholarships) or pursue intensive language study and participate in a host country project for 3-6 months (cultural ambassadorial scholarship). Tuition, travel, living expenses up to $25000 for 1 year (academic-year scholarship); $12500/year grant for 2 years (multiyear scholarship); $12000 for 3 months or $19000 for 6 months (cultural ambassadorial scholarship).
- Deadline: October 1.
- Website: http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships
- Inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective international scholarship program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. The program will give the best and brightest young leaders from around the world the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Applications this cycle will open in April of 2016.
- Deadline: September 15, 2016.
- Website: http://schwarzmanscholars.org
Williams E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose
- In order to qualify for graduate fellowships, applicants must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law) schools are ineligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and college seniors or graduate students. Applicants may apply for more than one fellowship, but an applicant may receive only one fellowship during their academic career. The ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship pays tuition at the school attended by the recipient, a stipend of $5000, and awards $1000 in ISI Books. The ISI Western Civilization Fellowship awards each recipient $20000 for graduate work related to Western Civilization studies. Two of these graduate fellowships are awarded annually. The ISI Salvatori Fellowship provides $10000 to each awardee for graduate work related to the American Founding. Two of these graduate fellowships are awarded annually. The ISI Bache Renshaw Fellowship awards each recipient $12000 toward doctoral study in education that will influence the discipline with the ideas, values, and institutions that are fundamental to America’s Western tradition.
- Deadline: January 16.
- Website: http://www.isi.org/programs/fellowships/simon.html
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
- The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is designed to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. A New American is an individual who (1) is a resident alien, i.e., holds a Green Card; or, (2) has been naturalized as a US citizen, or (3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. The Program is open to individuals who retain loyalty and a sense of commitment to their country of origin as well as to the United States, but is intended to support individuals who will continue to regard the United States as their principal residence and focus of national identity. Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of $20000 and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the United States graduate program attended by the Fellow.
- Deadline: November 1.
- Website: http://www.pdsoros.org/
- PD Soros Fact Sheet_2016
Tillman Scholars Program
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
- The goal of the Truman Scholarship is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in public service and provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service. 60 fellows are selected each year and the award consists of $30000 for graduate study.
- Deadline: February 2.
- Website: http://www.truman.gov/
Morris K. Udall Dissertation Scholarship
- The Udall Foundation awards two one-year fellowships of up to $24000 to doctoral candidates whose research concerns U.S. environmental public policy and/or environmental conflict resolution and who are entering their final year of writing the dissertation.
- Deadline: February 24.
- Website: http://www.udall.gov
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity – Prize in Ethics
- Full-time undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the U.S are eligible. Students must write an essay that raises questions, singles our issues, and develops rational arguments for ethical action. Awards consist of $500-$5000.
- Deadline: January.
- Website: http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx