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The Abe Fellowship supports post-doctoral research on contemporary policy-relevant issues. It provides up to 12 months of support for study at the post-doctoral level. This grant is for U.S. and Japanese citizens and for other nationals who can demonstrate a long-standing affiliation in the research community of either nation. Applicants must hold a PhD or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged to apply. Applicants must study abroad, either in the U.S. or Japan, for at least a third of the duration of the grant. Previous language training is not necessary unless the proposed project requires it. The fellowship application deadline is in early September. For more information, please contact the Social Science Research Council at 212-377-2700 or visit the fellowship website.

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards

The Student Academy Awards is a national student film competition conducted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Foundation. Each year over 500 college and university film students from all over the United States compete for awards and cash grants, with films being judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. Film students from outside the U.S. are honored each year as well. The presentation ceremony is a popular event that is annually attended by a capacity audience in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Through the Student Academy Awards, the Academy recognizes and encourages this country’s most promising new filmmakers. Past winners include Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Bob Saget and Oscar winners John Lasseter and Robert Zemeckis. This award has application deadlines of late March to early April. For more information, visit the program website.

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Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of PhD scholars in the Center’s yearlong core program at the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Studies. This award provides a $37,500 stipend for the academic year. Eligible applicants must be scholars who have received a PhD in the last six years and are engaged in research pertaining to the announced theme. Fellows are expected to make a substantive contribution to the Center’s workshops and seminars. Awards are for two academic quarters in residence at the Clark. Please see the fellowship website for an application form and deadline.

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Air Force Aid Society’s (AFAS) General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

The Air Force Aid Society’s (AFAS) General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides students grants for direct educational expenses, such as tuition and books. Applicants should be sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired reserve and deceased Air Force member; spouses (stateside) of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies. Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need. For more information on the grant program and the application deadline, please see the scholarship website or contact the Air Force Aid Society Education Assistance Department by phone at 703-607-3072.

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship program allows the fellowship recipients to carry out a project of their own design in cooperation with a German host. Applicants design individual research-related projects tailored to their professional development and goals. Candidates from all professions and disciplines (especially individuals in the humanities, law, social sciences and economics) are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The Humboldt Foundation grants up to ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually for prospective leaders from the U.S., the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China, with an award including funding for research and travel expenses. Candidates must be citizens of the U.S., the Russian Federaton, or the People’s Republic of China, and must possess a Bachelor’s degree by the start of the award. A command of German is not a prerequisite. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-October for U.S. citizens. For more information, please visit the fellowship’s website or e-mail info@avh.de.

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Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program that places qualified young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy. The program accepts ten U.S. citizens and five British citizens each year. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program include expanding networks of American, British and Russian professionals; developing greater intercultural understanding; and advancing U.S./Russian and British/Russian relations. The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance. Eligible students must be between 25 and 35 years of age by the application deadline. Students must also have a graduate-level degree or equivalent training in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or government, and at least two years of relevant work experience. Russian language proficiency is preferred, and candidates with proficiency in a second language will also be considered. The application deadline is in early December. For more information, please e-mail info@cdsintl.org. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition (USCPC) Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Cancer-Related Biomedical Research

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition (USCPC) is an innovative program at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research that encourages students to consider a career in cancer research. This free session will help undergraduate and graduate students explore various educational and career options in the cancer field, and provide an opportunity for students to present their research and compete for prizes. Winners of the USCPC at the AACR Annual Meeting will be presented with AACR-Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Cancer-Related Biomedical Research, which reward excellence in research conducted and presented by undergraduate students. Judging is based on the student abstract, research content of the poster, and on the ability of the student to effectively answer questions about the work during the poster presentation. The First Place Miller Prize carries an award of $1,500 towards participation in the following year’s AACR Annual Meeting. Second ($300) and third place ($200) prizes are also awarded. Registration materials and deadline information will be available on the website by mid-December. Please see the scholarship website for more information on eligibility requirements.

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American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowship

The American Association of University Women’s Selected Professions Fellowship provides between $5,000 and $18,000 for one academic year of full-time study. It is intended for women in graduate degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low. The scholarships are for all women in the fields of architecture, computer/information science, engineering, and mathematics/statistics. Scholarships for the fields of business administration, law, and medicine are open only to women of color. The application deadline is in early January. For additional information, please contact the AAUW Educational Foundation by phone at 319-337-1716 ext. 60, or e-mail at aauw@act.org

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American Bar Association Summer Research Diversity Fellowships

The American Bar Foundation offers four summer research fellowships for minority undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The students are assigned to an American Bar Foundation Research faculty member with multidisciplinary academic training in law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and anthropology. Fellows will work at the American Bar Association Offices in Chicago, Illinois for 35 hours a week for a period of 8 weeks. Each student will receive a stipend of $3,600. Eligible applicants include American citizens and permanent residents, and must be college sophomores or juniors (that is, students who have completed at least the sophomore year and who have not received a Bachelor’s degree by the time the fellowship begins). Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be moving towards an academic major in the social sciences or humanities. The application deadline for this fellowship is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the American Bar Foundation by phone at 312-988-6560 or e-mail at fellowships@abfn.org

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American Bar Foundation’s Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship

The American Bar Foundation sponsors a program of summer research fellowships to interest undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The summer program is designed to introduce students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science. The Foundation conducts empirically based research on a broad range of civil and criminal justice issues by multidisciplinary resident research faculty with academic training in law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and anthropology. Applications will be considered only from sophomores and juniors, that is, students who have completed at least the sophomore year and who have not received a bachelor’s degree by the time the fellowship begins. Applicants must also possess a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applications are due in mid-February. For further information, call 312-988-6515, or e-mail fellowships@abfn.org.

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American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship

The American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship supports the training of researchers who have just received a doctoral degree to enable them to qualify for an independent career in cancer research (including basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, and epidemiology, health services and health policy research). Awards are made for three years with progressive stipends of $44,000, $46,000, and $48,000 per year, plus a $4,000 per year fellowship allowance. Depending on availability of special endowment funds, the Society annually selects one or more top-ranked fellows to be supplemented above the standard stipend. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. at the time they apply. This fellowship has deadlines in early April and mid-October. For more information, please contact the American Cancer Society Extramural Grants Department by phone at 404-329-7558 or by email at grants@cancer.org.

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have demonstrated financial need with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be freshmen, sophomores, or juniors studying chemistry, biochemistry, or another chemically-related field, such as environmental studies. Students planning on careers in medicine are not eligible. The scholarship deadline is in early March. For more information, please contact the American Chemical Society Scholars Program by phone at 1-800-227-5558, ext. 6250 or visit the scholarship website.

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American Councils for International Education Educational Seminars Program

Educational Seminars are short-term programs that are fully-funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the United States Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education. The Educational Seminars programs provide professional development opportunities to educators from around the world. Exchanges are short term and take place during the summer in Argentina & Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Uruguay, India, Italy and Thailand. Programs focus on sharing of best practices and professional development. There are two types of Educational Seminars: Reciprocal Exchange Programs and One-Way Professional Development Opportunities. One Way Professional Development Opportunities allow the participant to take part in an immersion experience while the reciprocal exchange programs allows American teachers to host visiting foreign principals and teachers. All applicants must be teachers at the time of application with at least three years of teaching experience of submitting an application. Deadlines vary by country. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program

The American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three to nine consecutive months in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, and Ukraine. Scholars in the social sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for the program. While a wide-range of topics receive support each year, all funded research must contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. to better understand the region and formulate effective policies within it. All applicants should clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, be it in anthropology, history, international relations, political science, or some other field. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-833-7522 or e-mail outbound@americancouncils.org.

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American Enterprise Institute (AEI) National Research Initiative (NRI) Fellowship

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) National Research Initiative (NRI) Fellowship program is designed to promote sound policy research by enabling talented postdoctoral candidates to spend up to two academic years in residence at AEI, pursuing domestic public policy research independently or in conjunction with AEI scholars. The fellowship program targets recent graduates interested in spending between 9-24 months in NRI offices and is open to students whose areas of study are economics, political and social science, law, or public policy. The program focuses on U.S. domestic public policy; therefore, candidates whose research centers on foreign or international policy will not be considered. Fellows are awarded generous stipends comparable to entry-level faculty positions within their disciplines, as well as health insurance and other employee benefits, office space, and access to all AEI facilities. The deadline for this fellowship is in early December. For more information about the American Enterprise Institute NRI Fellowship please contact the National Research Initiative by e-mail at nri@aei.org.

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American Institute for CPAs Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The American Institute for Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students awards scholarships of $3,000 annually based on the applicant’s academic merit, leadership, financial need, and commitment to pursuing the CPA credential. To qualify, an applicant must be a declared accounting major intending to pursue the CPA credential, be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is an underrepresented minority in the accounting profession, and have completed at least 30 semester hours of college coursework, including 6 hours in accounting, maintaining a minimum overall and major 3.3 GPA. The application deadline is in early March. For a scholarship application, please e-mail scholarships@aicpa.org.

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American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowship Program

The American Institute for Economics Research awards a dozen or more Summer Fellowships each year to students who will be entering a doctoral program in economics or affiliated program (e.g., law and economics, economic history, etc.). Applications from students enrolled in such programs for no more than two years are also welcome. The program is not designed for students wishing to pursue graduate work in a business school program. Summer Fellows come to the Institute for a four-week period of study and are provided with room and board plus a $500 per week stipend. Summer Fellows participate in intensive seminars in economic, social, andmonetary issues. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late March. For more information, please e-mail info@aier.org or call 1-888-528-1216.

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American Institute for Economic Research’s (AIER) Summer Fellowship

Since 1946, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Summer Fellowship has provided direct training and financial support to students pursuing graduate degrees in economics. The program especially encourages students to apply if they aspire to teaching or other careers where they will have an impact on the general publicÕs understanding of economic issues.The two-week program takes place in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Students participate in three core seminars: The Evolution of Property Rights, Sound Money, and Scientific Procedures of Inquiry. In addition, visiting scholars present lectures on a variety of economic topics. During their two-week residence, students receive room and board plus a stipend. Those who successfully complete the program are invited to apply for the E.C. Harwood Fellowship, an award that provides financial assistance for the following academic year. For application deadlines and more information, please contact AIER by e-mail at fellowship@aier.org.

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American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) John L. Carey Scholarship

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. The award provides $5,000 for one year. This scholarship has an application deadline of early April. For more eligibility requirements and more information, please contact Please contact the AICPA by e-mail at scholarships@aicpa.org.

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American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students provides awards of $3,000 per academic yearto outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Applicants must be U.S. citizens as well as a full-time graduate or undergraduate students with a declared accounting major at an accredited college or university. Eligible applicants must also be minority students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, who have completed at least 30 semester credit hours of college coursework, including at least 6 hours in accounting. This scholarship has an application deadline of early April. For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the scholarship website.

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American Jewish Community Goldman Fellowship Program

The American Jewish Committee’s Goldman Fellowship Program is designed to identify and develop future leaders in the areas of international and domestic politics, diplomacy, communications, and interethnic and interreligious relations. This fellowship gives students the opportunity to work in offices throughout the world including San Francisco, Geneva, NYC, and Melbourne. The American Jewish Committee’s Fellows Program has been designed to last just over nine weeks (part-time) or longer (full-time). Fellows receive a $3,000 stipend and all major travel expenses will be covered. Fellows will be placed in national and international offices based on their fields of interest and skills. The Fellowship Program is open to undergraduates in their junior and senior years, and students in graduate and professional schools from a broad range of academic backgrounds. Important qualities are a passion for making a difference, an interest in American Jewish identity, being a hard worker, and good ideas. Applications for this fellowship are due in late January. For more information, please call 212-751-4000 or e-mail fellowship@ajc.org

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American Political Science Association (APSA) Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI)

Sponsored by the American Political Science Association (APSA), the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) is a five week, academically intensive summer program designed to simulate the graduate school experience in political science, provide mentoring, and expand academic opportunities for talented African American, Latino/Latina, and Native American students who are between their junior and senior year of college. The program provides an opportunity for undergraduates to develop their analytical, writing, and quantitative skills. RBSI provides two transferable credit courses, one in quantitative analysis and one in race and American politics. The Institute provides full support of tuition, transportation, room and board, books, a weekly stipend, and instructional materials at Duke University. Eligible applicants should be United States citizens completing their junior year of undergraduate study in political science or a related discipline. Applicants must also have an interest in attending graduate school in political science. This program has an application deadline of early February. For more information, please see the program website.

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American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Kenan T. Erim Fellowship for Archaelogical Research at Aphrodisias

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Kenan T. Erim Fellowship for Archaelogical Research at Aphrodisias supports excavation and/or research in art history and archaeology to be carried out at the site of Aphrodisias in Turkey during the summer. Scholars or advanced graduate students engaged in excavation at the site of Aphrodisias or research on material from that site are eligible to apply. Fields of study include the history of art and architecture from antiquity to the present, and archaeology. Applicants may also qualify for other ARIT fellowships programs. The maximum grant is $2,375 for the summer season. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more infromation, please see the fellowship website.

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American Society of Quality Statistics Division Scholarships

The American Society of Quality Statistics Division offers various scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in quality management and statistics. These scholarships allow students who focus on social statistics to refine their skills by providing scholarships and grants to students attending or preparing to attend graduate school, as well as grants enabling students to present their ideas at professional conferences on the subject of social statistics. For more information on the types of scholarships offered and the related deadlines, please visit the scholarship website or contact the American Society of Quality Statistics Division by e-mail at contactus@asqstatdiv.org.

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American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program

The American Sociological Foundation Minority Fellowship Program is a predoctoral training program for underrepresented minorities in pursuit of a doctoral degree in sociology. Areas of interest for former Fellows include social psychology, gender and sexuality, education, medicine and health, inequalities and stratification, race and ethnicity, and more. The average award is a minimum $15,000, paid as a stipend over 1 year, in addition to training and mentoring opportunities. Eligible fellows must be citizens or nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. They must also be accepted and/or enrolled in a full-time Sociology doctoral program in the U.S. and must be members of a racial and ethnic group, including Blacks/African Americans, Latinos (e.g. Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican), American Indians or Alaskan Natives), and Asians (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian) or Pacific Islanders (e.g. Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino.) This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information, please contact the American Sociology Association Minority Affairs Program at 202-383-9005 or e-mail minority.affairs@asanet.org

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American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Awards for Scandinavians

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs in any field of study (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply, please see the website for the list of cooperative organizations, and submit your application to the appropriate organization. Applicants must be citizens of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, or Iceland. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships and Grants to Study in Scandinavia

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. Grants are normally $5,000 and are considered especially 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 (up to $23,000) are intended to support a year-long stay, with priority given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research. The awards support project-related costs, including maintenance, travel, tuition and fees (where applicable) and materials expenditures (e.g., books, photocopying, art supplies). Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents who have completed their undergraduate education. For more information, please contact the American-Scandinavian Foundation by phone at 212-879-9779 or by e-mail at info@amscan.org.

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Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowships

The Asia Pacific Leaders Fellowship is a graduate certificate program combining the development of regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership capacity. Based at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the program has created a network of dynamic leaders in 48 countries who are helping to build a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community. All participants receive an APLP Entrance Fellowship valued at approximately $15,000. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree (the majority of recipients will possess graduate degrees as well). The application deadline for this fellowship is in early December. For more information, please contact the Asia Pacific Leadership Program by phone at 808-944-7744 or by email at aplp@eastwestcenter.org.

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Asian Arts Council Grants

The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. Grants are awarded for research and creative projects across a wide spectrum of the performing and visual arts, and across both traditional and contemporary concentrations. Some grants are also made to educational and cultural organizations engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange. Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue creative activity in the United States are eligible to apply for fellowship support from the Council. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Asian Cultural Council by phone at 212-843-0403 or by e-mail at acc@accny.org.

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Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Fellowship Program

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Fellows spend nine months in Washington, D.C., in the Congressional office of the Chair of the Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC). The fellowships provide unique opportunities to three outstanding graduate students who are committed to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and who plan to pursue careers in public service. APAICS will provide benefits including a stipend, roundtrip airline ticket, and a Dell Studio 1440 notebook computer. All applicants must have obtained U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency by September 1st. Applicants must have an interest in the political process, public policy issues, and Asian American and Pacific Islander community affairs. Candidates must have relevant work experience and demonstrated leadership abilities, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Also, applicants must have a graduate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late May. For more information, please call the Asian Pacific American Institute at 202- 296-9200 or e-mail apaics@apaics.org.

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Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) Scholarships

The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) offers scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants may apply to one award or be considered for multiple awards. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, academic commitment, and relevance of applicant’s studies to national security interests and career ambitions. Eligible applicants must be US citizens. If applying for undergraduate funding, applicants must have sophomore or junior status by summer of the application year. If applying for graduate funding, the applicant may apply no earlier than the senior year before attending the graduate program and no later than their second year of graduate studies. The application deadlines for these scholarships are in early July. For more information on each available scholarship, see AFIO’s website.

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Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Scholarship

The Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. ATJ awards 100 scholarships annually to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs). Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include undergraduate students majoring in any field of study. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad. The application deadlines for this scholarship are in early April (for Fall programs) and early October (for Spring programs). For more information, please visit the scholarship website, call the Association of Teachers of Japanese at 303-492-5487, or e-mail atj@colorado.edu.

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Bayliss Foundation Radio Scholarship

The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation distributes radio scholarships (in the amount of $5,000) to outstanding broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Applicants must provide an official transcript, a resume, three letters of recommendation evaluating their scholastic and personal strengths and a descriptive essay outlining his or her future broadcasting goals. Awards are announced in the summer and applied toward the fall semester. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies Fellowship

The Berlin Program is a residential program which offers a stimulating academic environment that combines research opportunities with intellectual and cultural interaction. An essential part of the Program is the biweekly seminar, which brings together the American fellows and German scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Awards provide between 10-12 months of research support and a travel allowance for intra-European research. Fellows are enrolled at the Freie Universit…t Berlin, and enjoy access to faculty, libraries and all other services. The program accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students, must have completed all coursework required for a Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status. U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years are also eligible. The application deadline for this program is in early December. For more information, please contact the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies by phone at 480-966-2245 or by email at bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de.

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Blakemore Freeman Fellowship

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs such as Burmese, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Malaysian, Tibetan, Thai and Vietnamese. Grants cover tuition or tutoring fees and provide a stipend for travel, living, and study expenses. The grants are intended to cover basic expenses at a graduate student level necessary to pursue a year of full-time language study in Asia. Eligible applicants must have at least three academic years of regular language study at the college level; or at least one academic year of full-time intensive language study at the college-level; or proof of equivalent competency. The application deadline for this Fellowship is in late December. For more information, please contact the Blakemore Freeman Fellowships Foundation by phone at 206-359-8778 or by e-mail at blakemore@perkinscoie.com

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Boren Graduate Fellowship

The Boren Graduate Fellowship supports students pursuing the study of languages, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Boren Fellowships are merit based. The maximum level of support for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000. A maximum of $12,000 per semester for up to two semesters ($24,000 total) is available for overseas study. A maximum of $12,000 is available for a program of domestic only study. Support for domestic study is limited to language or area studies that enhance a degree program. Applicants design their own programs and may combine domestic language and cultural study with overseas study. Study of a foreign language appropriate to the identified country or region must be an integral part of each application proposal. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Eligible candidates must be either enrolled in or applying to a graduate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States at the time of application. The university deadline for this award is in late January. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to learn about additional campus deadlines and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Boren Graduate Fellowship Blackboard site.

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Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

The Boren Undergraduate Scholarship is a unique opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad. Created in 1991, Boren scholarships fund American students in the study of world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. 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 $8,000 for a summer, $10,000 for a semester, or $20,000 for a full academic year. This award is only open to U.S. citizens. Freshmen and sophomores who are awarded the scholarship are eligible to re-apply later in their undergraduate careers. All scholarship recipients are required to work for one year in a national security-related position with the federal government within five years (which may be done as summer employment or during the semester). The campus deadline for this scholarship is in late January. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor and for details about on-campus information sessions. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Blackboard site.

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Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship is a professional development award for those who have a graduate degree and professional experience in fields such as business administration, economics, journalism or mass communication, law, political science, or public affairs/public policy. Fellows will receive round-trip transportation, a monthly stipend of EUR 2,000 for the nine-month program in Germany, limited health and accident insurance for the duration of the program, and financial support for an accompanying spouse. Generous funding for language training in the U.S. and Germany will be provided prior to the program start date; no German language skills are required at the time of application. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have completed their bachelor’s degree. The deadline for this fellowship is in mid-October. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor if you are interested in applying. Fore additional information, please see the fellowship website.

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Breindel, Eric, Collegiate Journalism Award

Recipients of the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award are given $10,000 and an internship at either Fox News Channel or the New York Post. Residential housing will be provided for the duration of the internship, if necessary. No more than two editorials, columns, or news stories per person are allowed to be submitted. Articles specifically produced for and published in a newspaper, magazine, or website will be accepted. This award is open to undergraduate writers and reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds, and submissions may include college newspapers, magazines, or periodicals as well as college online articles published on accredited college institution websites. All entries must have been published within one year prior to their submission for the scholarship award. The application deadline is in late April. For more information, please contact the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation by phone at 212-843-8031 or see the award website.

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Brown and Caldwell’s Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship

In recognition of Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder’s many contributions to the environmental profession, Brown and Caldwell offers a $5,000 scholarship for students pursuing education and careers within the environmental industry. Eligible candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college/university, be majoring in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or in one of the environmental sciences, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship

A Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship year provides a $90,000 professional stipend to help recipients found and lead a results-focused, mission-driven, high-achieving urban charter school. The BES Fellowship features 85 days of intense training at BES‰ central offices in Boston, which include visits to the top 30 performing urban charter schools in the northeast United States. The BES fellowship develops Fellows‰ technical skills and the critical people management and organizational skills that often separate great leaders from merely effective ones. After the Fellowship, BES Fellows receive additional support and coaching as they guide their schools successfully through start-up and early operations. The culmination of the Fellowship year is the submission of a well-written, thoroughly researched charter application that reflects the best practices in urban school design. Eligible applicants must already hold a Bachelor’s degree and demonstrate a history of exceptional impact in professional pursuits ‹ business, law, education, or their communities. For more information on this fellowship, please call Building Excellent Schools Program at 617-227-4545 or e-mail recruitment@buildingexcellentschools.org

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California Senate Fellowship

The California Senate Fellows program was established in 1973 to provide participants with insight into the legislative process. The fellowship program’s primary goals include exposing people with diverse life experiences and backgrounds to the legislative process and providing research and other professional staff assistance to the Senate. Eighteen Fellows will be selected to serve as full-time Senate staff for 11 months. Fellows are assigned to Member and committee offices and work as part of the public policy staff team in the Capitol. Responsibilities include helping develop legislative proposals, researching and analyzing bills, responding to constituent inquiries, and writing press releases and speeches. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,972 plus full health, vision, and dental benefits. They also earn graduate credit from the Sacramento State Government Department. This fellowship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please email the California Senate Fellows Program at calstudies@csus.edu.

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Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative

The mission of the Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background particularly among the State’s lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. The project provides: tuition assistance for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges; an academic support system to help assure their success; and a cohort system for social and cultural support. Eligible candidates are selected based upon their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program. For a list of participating institutions and for more information, please contact Call Me MISTER by phone at 800-640-2657 or by email at mister@clemson.edu.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. The Endowment is dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Every year, eight to ten one-year fellowships are offered to uniquely qualified candidates. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Fellows receive $2,500 a month and a full benefits package. Eligible candidates must be graduating seniors or have graduated in the past academic year. Individuals who have started graduate studies are not eligible. Applicants must also be eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the fellowship. This fellowship requires a nomination from American University and has a campus deadline of mid-October. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more information and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Clinton, William J., Fellowship for Service in India

The American Indian Foundation is looking for young American professionals to work with leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in India for ten months from September to June. The program serves as an exchange of technical skills and intellectual resources which aims to build the capacity of Indian NGOs while developing American leaders with an understanding of India. The organizations are working on causes related to livelihood, primary education, public health and human rights. During the Fellowship, AIF provides a range of support to Fellows, including training, technical support, on-going supervision, a stipend that includes a housing, food and transport allowance, supplemental health insurance as well as travel to and from India. Eligible applicants must demonstrate strong interest in India’s development sector, be between the ages of 21 and 35, have achieved an undergraduate degree prior to starting the program, and be a US citizen or US permanent resident. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India by e-mail at info@aif.org.

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Collaborative Research Grant in the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Fellowship provides grants of up to $50,400 for U.S. PhD scholars conducting humanities research in any country of Eurasia and Eastern Europe. (See list of eligible countries at the scholarship website). This is a program of American Councils for International Education in cooperation with The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Humanities” refers to fields that exhibit particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history and the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life. Scholars conducting research that falls under this definition are eligible for support from the Collaborative Research Grants in the Humanities program. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, have obtained a PhD, have achieved a high level of reading, writing and speaking proficiency sufficient for independent research, and must have the ability to present an authoritative and persuasive plan. This program has an application deadline of mid-February. For more information, please contact the Program Officer of Russian and Eurasian Outbound Programs by phone at 202-833-7522 or email outbound@americancouncils.org

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College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Scholarships

The American University College of Arts and Sciences donor-funded scholarships are available to College of Arts and Sciences graduate students. These scholarship opportunities cover students in the fields of Anthropology, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, History, Language and Foreign Studies, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Psychology. For more information, please visit the scholarship website and contact the appropriate department office for specific deadlines and eligibility requirements.

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Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes and rewards innovative inventions by full-time undergraduate and graduate students. The program goals are to promote interest in scientific problem-solving, to fuel a passion for economic prosperity, and to increase understanding of U.S. patent laws and intellectual property rights. This competition is open to any full-time college students and their advisors in any course of study. For entries to be eligible, the invention, idea, or process must be original, and the work of a student or team (maximum of 4 members) together with their advisor. This competition has an application deadline of late June. For more information, please see the competition website or contact the Collegiate Inventors Competition by e-mail collegiate@invent.org.

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Collegiate School Teaching Institute

The Collegiate School Teaching Institute is a rigorous ten-day summer program designed to introduce college and graduate students of color to the culture of independent schools and provide them with the skills to be a successful teacher at an independent school. Topics covered during the program include: lesson planning, classroom management, teaching and learning styles, teaching of classes, diversity, independent school culture, curriculum, and interviewing and job search processes. Eligible candidates must be multicultural teachers with zero to two years experience in an independent school. The Collegiate School Teaching Institute has an application deadline of mid-May. For more information, please see the program’s website.

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Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) Federal Internship Program

The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) places over 10 summer interns in the U.S. Federal Government each summer. These internship positions are open to all majors, and are suited for any Asian Pacific American students looking to gain real-world federal government experience. Each CAPAL intern will be awarded a $2,000 stipend to support the successful completion of their internship. Depending on your interests and placement, your duties could vary from policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication, and more. Applicants are asked to specify their preferences on the application, and those selected will be placed based on their interests and skills. This internship has an application deadline of early February. For more information or questions, please contact CAPAL by e-mail at scholarships@capal.org.

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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship provides the opportunity for a work-study experience in Germany. Recipients win round-trip transportation, intensive language training, four months of professional schooling, and a 5-month internship. Applicants from any career field may apply, and applicants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; be between the ages of 18 and 24; have a high school diploma or its equivalent; have clear career goals and related work experience; show strong interest in German and international affairs; be flexible, independent and diplomatic; and possess a strong sense of American identity. Previous knowledge of German is not required, but it is strongly recommended. The application deadline is in mid-December. For more information, please contact Cultural Vistas by phone at 212-497-3522 or by e-mail at cbyx@culturalvistas.org.

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Fellows Program

During this yearlong fellowship, Congressional Black Caucus Fellows work 40 hours per week on a range of staff assignments, including legislative analysis, responding to constituent mail, drafting legislation, and coordinating logistics and public testimony for congressional hearings. Fellows also have educational enrichment opportunities through seminars on policy and politics. These seminars explore hot-button policy issues, the politics of policymaking and policy implementation, and evaluation of policy already implemented. Fellows are also exposed to the history and work of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and are prepared to analyze the impact of policies on African Americans and other minority groups. Office assignments as full-time legislative aides run from September through August. All Fellows must be able to participate for the full term of the program. If selected, applicants are expected to complete all professional qualifying exams (e.g. bar exams, medical boards, dissertation defenses, and comprehensive exams) before the fellowship or defer until the end of the fellowship. Participants in the Congressional Fellows Program must reside in or relocate to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The compensation for thefellowship term is $40,000, with benefits. Fellows are responsible for their own travel, housing, and other associated expenses. The application deadline is in mid-April. For more information, please see the fellowship website or e-mail the Congressional Black Caucus at info@cbcfinc.org.

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Internship Program

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Congressional Internship Program is an intense nine-week program that gives college undergraduate students the opportunity to learn about the legislative and policy-making process by working in a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) member’s office. Interns attend lectures and forums led by CBC members, participate in leadership development activities, and meet some of the most influential people on Capitol Hill. Housing at a local college/university residence hall is provided. Interns receive a stipend to cover personal and program-related expenses such as meals and transportation. Eligible candidates must be U.S. citizens or be permitted to work in the U.S., and must be currently or recently enrolled in college full-time when applying for the internship program. Preference is given to students who have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate coursework. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in public service and the legislative process. The application deadline is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. at internships@cbcfinc.org and title your e-mail subject line: “CBCF Congressional Internship Program.”

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program

Every year, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Fellowship Program offers up to 20 promising Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Fellows have the opportunity to work in areas such as international affairs, economic development, education policy, housing, or local government. Eligible students must have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Applicants should have graduated from a college or university (with a BA/BS degree) within one year of the application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students. Applicants must also have high academic achievements with 3.0 GPA or higher, evidence of leadership potential, consistent active participation in activities for the common good, and superior analytical and communication skills (oral and written). The application deadlines for this award are in mid-November for the spring session, early February for the summer session, and late April for the fall session. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Fellowship

The mission of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (The Consortium), an alliance of leading U.S. business schools and corporations, is to enhance Multicultural Students in business education and leadership by helping to reduce the serious under-representation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. The Consortium recruits qualified U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents from these underrepresented groups, as well as other persons who can demonstrate a commitment to The ConsortiumÕs mission and can best assist The Consortium in pursuing this mission in graduate business education. The Consortium offers a fellowship which covers tuition and fees for two years of full-time study. Applicants who are admitted through The Consortium process and become Consortium members are considered for these prestigious fellowships. Prospective students who meet all of the following requirements are eligible to apply through The Consortium: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, or Native Americans or U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents of any race or ethnicity; demonstrate a commitment to The ConsortiumÕs mission; and hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. or an equivalent degree from a foreign country. The Consortium has application deadlines in mid-November and early January. For more information, please contact The Consortium office by phone at 866-328-8418 or by email at recruiting@cgsm.org.

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Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is an intensive nine-month, full-time, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is offered in five cities: Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. Please see the fellowship website for more information.
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Cosmos Club Foundation Scholars Grant Program

The Cosmos Club Foundation Scholars Grant Program provides grants to graduate students to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds, including but not limited to special supplies, travel, unanticipated expenses that would enhance the work, etc. A minimum of fifteen grants, of between $500 and $3,000 each, will be awarded. Tuition and living expenses are not covered by this award. Eligible students must be enrolled in a graduate program in one of the universities of the Consortium of Universities in the Washington Metropolitan Area. There is no restriction as to academic field, but the project should be focused on objective scholarly research rather than commercial or political activity, social activism, or other non-academic goals. This grant has an application deadline of early November. For more information, please contact the Cosmos Club Foundation by email at grants@cosmosclubfoundation.org, or see the grant website.
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Critical Language Scholarship Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarships provide funding for intensive overseas study of “critical need” languages, including Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Critical Language Scholarships will provide funding for students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners. All program costs are covered for participants; costs include travel between the student’s home city and program location, pre-departure orientation expenses, applicable visa fees, room, board, travel within country, and all entrance fees for program activities. University level credit may be available. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students in all disciplines, including business, engineering, science, the social sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college coursework by the program start date (one year is defined as two semesters or three quarters). The application deadline is in early to mid-November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-855-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions, or e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Critical Language Scholarship Blackboard site.
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DAAD German Studies Research Grant

The DAAD German Studies Research Grant funds short-term research projects in either Germany or North America. The applicant’s research should address cultural, political, historical, economic, or social aspects of modern and contemporary Germany from an interdisciplinary perspective. Research support ranging in value from $1,500 to $2,500 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase. Undergraduates with at least junior status pursuing a German Studies track or minor are eligible. Students must be nominated by a program or department chair. Nominees must have completed two years of college-level German and a minimum of three German Studies courses by the deadline. This grant program has application deadlines in early May and early November. For more information, please see the grant website.
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DAAD Intensive Language Courses in Germany

DAAD offers grants to graduate students at North American universities to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany. The scholarship of approximately Û2,300 includes tuition, accommodations and a cash allowance for meals and incidental expenses in full or in part. DAAD will provide health and accident insurance as well as a travel subsidy of Û300-Û450. Scholarship recipients are expected to devote their full attention to the course and may not concurrently undertake individual research. Scholarships are awarded to students currently enrolled full-time in a graduate program in all fields of study except German Studies, German Language and Literature or German Translation and Interpretation. Applicants must be citizens of the U.S. or Canada (foreign nationals may be eligible if they have been full-time graduate students at a U.S. or Canadian University for at least one academic year at the time of application). Applicants must have completed three semesters of college German or have achieved an equivalent level of language proficiency. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-December. For more information, please email gaedeke@daad.org or see the scholarship website.
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DAAD Research Grant

DAAD research grants are awarded primarily to highly qualified PhD candidates, but also to post-doc researchers for research or a course of study and training at universities or other institutes in Germany. Doctoral candidates wishing to complete their degree in Germany may receive up to three one-year extensions. Ten-month scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October to July). Short-term scholarships must be between one to six months and must take place within one calendar year. A very limited number of scholarship holders who receive grants for seven months or longer may be awarded a two-month language course grant. Monthly stipends may be up to €1000, depending on the level of academic advancement. In addition, DAAD will pay for health insurance and travel costs. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited doctoral degree program or engaged full-time in a post-doctoral position. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students/scholars at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university for at least two years at the time of application and express intent to return to their U.S. or Canadian institution following the research visit to Germany. The application deadline is in mid-November. For more information, please contact the DAAD New York Office at 212-758-3223 or visit the scholarship website.
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DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

The DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) give students in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, and physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on substantive research projects. The doctoral students help integrate the undergraduates directly into the lab work and serve as personal and professional mentors. All participants receive stipends from DAAD to help cover living expenses, and the partner universities and research institutions provide housing assistance. To apply for a RISE placement, you must be currently enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian university/college as a full-time student in the field of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, or engineering (or a closely related field). German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. The working language will generally be English. The application deadline is in late January. For more information, please e-mail rise@daad.de.
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DAAD Study Scholarship

DAAD Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors and graduate students of all disciplines to study in Germany or to complete a postgraduate or master’s degree course and obtain a degree from a German higher education 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. Graduating seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates who have completed their bachelor’s degrees within six years of the application deadline are welcome to apply. Students who are in the first year of a full master’s degree program in Germany may also apply to fund their second year of the master’s program. Applicants in all academic fields are welcome to apply. The application deadline is in mid-November. For more information, please see the scholarship website or contact DAAD at 415- 986-2021. If you have additional questions, please schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor by calling 202-885-1854.
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DAAD University Summer Course Grant

The DAAD University Summer Course Grant provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material. Scholarships are available for courses lasting a minimum of three weeks. The scholarship is approximately €850, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy. Eligible candidates must be attending an accredited Canadian or U.S. college or university. Candidates must be sophomores, and have at least four semesters of German language instruction. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-December. Please see the DAAD scholarship website for more information about the scholarship application process.
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Darmasiswa Scholarship

Darmasiswa is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries with which Indonesia has friendly relations, to study Indonesian language, arts, music and crafts. Participants can choose to study at any Indonesian universities and colleges participating in the program. It is a non-degree program undertaken within a year or less. Applicants must be a non-Indonesian citizen; be 35 or younger; have completed secondary education or its equivalent; have a basic knowledge of the proposed field of study; be able to communicate in English; and be in good health. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Davis-Putter Scholarship

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. Other factors taken into consideration are the applicant’s financial need and ability to perform academically at the college level. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant. This scholarship has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Democracy Fellows Program

The Democracy Fellows Program is intended to promote the career development of primarily junior- and mid-level individuals through practical field work with a USAID overseas mission or Washington office. Fellows hone their skills through substantive activities including the development of democracy strategies, as well as evaluation methodologies and indicators. The fellowship is in the amount of $30,000 plus travel expenses and benefits. Applicants must have U.S. citizenship for fellowships requiring a national security clearance, the ability to receive a U.S. national security clearance if required, as well as a Ph.D., J.D. or Master’s degree. An undergraduate degree plus significant related democracy and governance experience may be considered on an exceptional basis when requested by USAID or the sponsoring organizations. Previous professional democracy and governance experience and professional language capabilities are also required. For more information, please contact the Democracy Fellows Program World Learning for International Development at 202-408-5420 or e-mail dfp.info@worldlearning.org.
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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

The DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship provides a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to conduct research in DHS mission-relevant areas at various federal research facilities. Participants receive a stipend of $500 each week plus transportation expenses to/from their internship location. Eligible candidates must be U.S. citizens, be at least 18 years old, be a full-time junior or senior at a U.S. accredited college or university, have a 3.30 or higher GPA, and be majoring in a homeland security science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (HS-STEM) field with interest in a homeland security research area. This internship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please e-mail dhsed@orau.org or see the internship program’s website.
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Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF)

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is organized to help early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals. Fellows participate in two workshops, one in the late spring that helps prepare them to undertake pre-dissertation research on their topics; and one in the early fall, designed to help them synthesize their summer research and to draft proposals for dissertation funding. Fellows are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 from SSRC to support pre-dissertation summer research. In general, DPDF seeks to fund identifiable research fields, not simply research problems. Students in the humanities and social sciences undertaking doctoral dissertation research may apply for one of the five annual research fields named. Students who have completed their comprehensive/general/qualifying exams are eligible as long as they have not had their dissertation proposal formally approved by their department. For more information on the application process and for a list of current research fields, please see the fellowship website.
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Dow Jones News Fund College Internships

The Dow Jones News Fund offers paid summer internships in news, multimedia, and sports editing as well as internships in business reporting. All internships provide a free pre-training seminar, a ten-week salary, a travel allowance, and a $1,000 scholarship for interns returning to school. Eligible applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students. Students applying to editing programs must take the editing exam by early November. Students applying to the reporting program must take the reporting test by early December. All applications for this internship must be submitted by early November. For more information, please contact the Dow Jones News Fund by email at djnf@dowjones.com.
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Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Fellowship

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Foundation accepts proposals for a variety of public service areas, including, but not limited to, education, youth and families, the environment, arts, health, and community and economic development. They seek organizations that are or plan to be national or global in scope, and select those which demonstrate innovative ways to solve existing social problems. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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East-West Center (EWC) Asia Studies Southeast Asia Fellowship

The East-West Center (EWC) is accepting applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy-relevant research and writing in one of the following areas: international relations in Asia; political and economic change in Asia; and U.S.-Asia relations; and/or ASEAN integration and community-building efforts. The fellowship finances a three-month residence at the East-West Center in Washington in Washington, D.C. While in residence, the fellows will complete an article or monograph to be considered for publication. Fellowships will include a monthly stipend of US 2,500 to 4,500 (dependent upon experience) while in residence at EWC in Washington and round trip airfare to Singapore will be provided by ISEAS. Applicants with or without a Ph.D. will be considered (those without a Ph.D. will be considered based on their relevant professional experience). Applicants must also be nationals of a country within the scope of their fellowship or the United States and eligible to receive a fellowship stipend. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please contact the East-West Center by e-mail at washington@eastwestcenter.org.
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East-West Center (EWC) Graduate Degree Fellowship

The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides Master’s and Doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. to participate in educational and research programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawaii. Center fellowships are provided for degree study at the University of Hawaii and participation in the Center’s international and intercultural programs. The Center and the University of Hawaii, located in a unique island setting with a distinctive multicultural heritage, offer premier resources for studies on Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. This scholarship is open only to those from the U.S., any Asian country, or any Pacific country. For more information, please contact the Graduate Degree Fellowships Award Services Office by phone at 808-944-7735 or by email at scholarships@eastwestcenter.org.
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East-West Center (EWC) Japan Studies Fellowhip Program

The East-West Center (EWC) is accepting applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy relevant research and writing on issues of key relevance to the US-Japan partnership, including diplomatic, politico-security, economic, social and international fields. The fellowship finances a three-month OR six-month residence at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. While in residence, the fellows will complete articles or a monograph to be considered for publication. Applicants must have a minimum of a M.A. degree in a relevant field, and must be of either American or Japaneze citizenship and residing in the United States. The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of US$2,500 to $4,500 (dependent upon experience) while in residence at EWC in Washington, round trip economy airfare to Washington, D.C., and a one-week research trip to Japan. Residency at the Center’s Washington, D.C., office may begin as early as May 2012 and extend until January 2013. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please contact the East-West Center by e-mail at washington@eastwestcenter.org.
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Economic Club of Washington Phillip M. Dearborn Fellowship Award

This Economic Club of Washington Phillip M. Dearborn Fellowship is offered annually to students who will be following a proposed doctoral level research dealing with issues in the greater Washington Metropolitan Area. Issues to be considered are economics, public and private finance, education, transportation, law enforcement, social welfare, housing, and regional and community development. It is expected that the research will be based on data derived from or related to the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Applicants must be students pursuing their Doctorate of Philosophy at a Consortium of the Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area institution. For the application deadline and for more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Economic Club of Washington Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Fellowship Awards

The Economic Club of Washington Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Fellowship offers two $10,000 scholarships to doctoral level students from consortium institutions to support independent research. Eligible areas of study include economics, finance, international trade, and business. For the application deadline and for more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Educational Testing Service (ETS) Sylvia Taylor Johnson Minority Fellowship in Educational Measurement

The Sylvia Taylor Johnson Fellowship in Educational Measurement is part of the postdoctoral fellowship program at Educational Testing Service. Individuals who have earned their doctoral degrees within the past 10 years are invited to apply for a unique fellowship experience which combines working on cutting-edge ETS research projects and conducting independent research that is relevant to ETS’ goals of educational measurement and assessment. The Fellowship, which takes place at the ETS offices in Princeton, N.J., seeks to significantly increase the involvement of highly skilled individuals in research and development. Members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply for this fellowship. Studies concerning the education of minority students are especially encouraged. For further information on applicable research fields and requirements, please contact the fellowship program by phone at 609-734-5543 or e-mail at internfellowships@ets.org.
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El Pomar Fellowship

The El Pomar Fellowship is a two-year program designed to introduce individuals to the philanthropic sector and train them for leadership positions. The first year of the Fellowship is dedicated to skill-building, nonprofit sector education and exploring the theoretical framework of leadership. Second year Fellows become coordinators of the Foundation’s regional activities and directors of the various programs. Starting annual salary for Fellows is $29,000 per year. Applicants must be graduates of a four-year university or college, should have a connection to Colorado and/or an explicit interest in serving the communities of Colorado, demonstrate strong leadership capability and potential, the ability to work as a member of a team, and have an interest in public service or civic engagement. Applicants must also possess strong verbal and writing skills and have the ability to travel throughout the state of Colorado on official Foundation business. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and provide rational arguments for ethical action. The first place prize is $5,000, second place is $2,500, third place is $1,500, and two honorable mentions will be awarded $500 each. Eligible applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States during the fall semester. Students entering the contest are required to have a Faculty Sponsor review their essay and sign the Entry Form. This contest has an application deadline of early December. For more information and for specific essay guidelines, please see the contest’s website.
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Emerson, Bill, National Hunger Fellowship

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship is an 11-month fellowship that allows recent college graduates and others to gain real-world exposure to issues of domestic poverty and hunger. Students receive a 10-day orientation and training session in Washington, D.C., followed by a field placement in a host community. At field sites, fellows perform policy or substantive community service work, such as establishing food recovery or school feeding programs. At policy sites located in Washington, D.C., fellows conduct research, prepare reports, and assist with lobbying efforts. The Fellowship awards a “living allowance” of $14,500, in addition to health insurance, a housing subsidy, and reimbursement for travel expenses. This award is open to U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents aged 18 or older. Most applicants are recent college graduates with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, and may also be graduate students. The application deadline is in mid-January. For more information, please call the Congressional Hunger Center at 202-547-7022 x29.
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English Language Fellow Program

“English Language Fellows serve as full-time teachers of English as a foreign/second language to diverse groups, ranging from college students to professionals. Senior fellows serve primarily as teacher trainers and may be engaged in supervision, advising, instruction in the fields of law, management, economics, medicine and tourism, curriculum/materials development, and other outreach projects. Assignments are for a 10-month period, typically from September through June. Fellows cultivate international experience teaching English as a foreign/second language in all regions of the world at universities, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), foreign ministries of education, and other related language education institutions. All fellows receive a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a stipend, living allowance (which varies from country to country), round-trip transportation, health benefit plan with supplemental medical/hospitalization health care coverage, educational materials allowance, program activities allowance, and shipping allowance. Eligible candidates must be U.S. citizens and have a master’s degree in TEFL/TESL, applied linguistics, or other discipline with a focus in TEFL/TESL. The master’s degree must be conferred by the end of spring semester. Fellows must have a minimum of two years of professional TESOL experience. The scholarship deadline is in early March. For more information, please contact the Program Officer by phone at 202-687-2608 or by e-mail at elf@georgetown.edu.”
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Environment America’s Fellowship Program

Environment America’s Fellowship Program offers an opportunity for recent graduates in furthering the mission of advocating policies and building the public support necessary to win positive change for the environment. Through this program, Fellows will develop basic expertise on critical issues and work toward winning positive policy change. By the end of the program, Fellows will have learned how to raise funds, build a membership, recruit and manage staff and volunteers, work with lawmakers and community leaders, earn media coverage, and run a successful grassroots campaign. As a recent graduate, you earn $23,750 in your first year and $24,250 in your second year. Applicants should have a record of leadership experience, academic excellence, problem-solving abilities, creativity and top-notch written and verbal skills. Please see the scholarship website for the application deadline. For additional information, please call the recruitment department at Environment America at 202-683-1250 or e-mail jobs@environmentamerica.org.
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Environmental Leadership Training Program

Green Corps’ one-year, full-time, paid environmental leadership training program gives instruction and experience to 35 graduates that enables participants to launch an organizing and advocacy career. The program includes intensive classroom training, hands-on field experience running urgent environmental and public health campaigns, and career-placement in permanent leadership positions with leading environmental groups. Participants receive a salary of $23,750. Benefits include optional group health care coverage, paid sick days and holidays, two weeks paid vacation, and a student loan repayment program for qualifying staff. Applicants are not required to hold degrees or have experience in the field, but must demonstrate a passion for environmental studies and a commitment to launching a career in this field. The application deadline is in early December. For more information, please visit Green Corps’ website or contact them by phone at 617- 426-8506 or by e-mail at jobs@greencorps.org.
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Erasmus Mundus Programme Scholarship

The Erasmus Mundus Programme is a European co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education. It aims to enhance the quality of European education and to promote intercultural understanding through co-operation with non-EU countries. The programme intends to promote European co-operation as well as strengthen international links in higher education by supporting high-quality European master’s courses which enable students and visiting scholars from outside Europe to engage in postgraduate study at European universities. Students have to apply directly to the Erasmus Mundus Masters Consortium that offers their desired master’s course. The list of selected projects with scholarships to offer is noted on the Erasmus Mundus website. To apply, students shall select a master’s course from the list of selected projects and follow the university-specific application procedures. In each document, applicants will find a university website and specific eligibility requirements. For more information, please contact the Erasmus Mundus Programme by e-mail at EACEA-Erasmus-Mundus@ec.europa.eu. Then contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor. Application deadlines vary, so please see the scholarship website for the most up-to-date information.
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Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowship

The Social Science Research Council’s Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowships provide support to graduate students near completion of their doctoral programs in the social sciences and related humanities. Eligible applicants must have completed their dissertation field research and/or data collection, have made significant progress in outlining emergent, innovative contributions to scholarship, and are willing to reach beyond the academic community to make their work known and accessible to a variety of public sources. The Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowships provides financial support in the form of fellowship awards of up to $25,000 for an academic year.The fellowship program also provides academic support and numerous networking opportunities. For information on the fellowship application deadline, see the scholarship website. For more information, please contact the Program Administrator of the Eurasia Program by e-mail at eurasia@ssrc.org
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Fellowships For Intensive Advanced Turkish Language Study

The American Research Institute in Turkey will offer fellowships for up to 15 advanced students for participation in the summer program in intensive advanced Turkish language at Bogazi,i University in Istanbul.Ê This intensive program offers the equivalent of one full academic year of study in Turkish at the college level. The fellowships cover round-trip airfare to Istanbul, application and tuition fees, and a maintenance stipend. Applicants must be a citizen, national or permanent resident of the United States, and must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level academic program full time, or be full time faculty. Candidates must have a minimum B average in their studies and must perform at the high-intermediate level on a proficiency-based admissions examination. This fellowship has an application deadline of early February. For more information, please contact Bogazi,i University Summer Program in Turkish Language and Culture by email at tlcp@boun.edu.tr.
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Florida Bar Foundation’s Legal Services Summer Fellowship

The Florida Bar Foundation’s Legal Services Summer Fellowship Program funds law students all over the country to work meeting the legal needs of the poor. 40 Fellowships which occur over 11 weeks are offered to first-year ($5,500) and second-year law students ($7,000) who work during the summer for organizations providing direct civil legal services for the poor. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Focus For Humanity Fellowship

The Focus For Humanity Fellowship is an annual fellowship of up to $15,000 for a non-full-time photographer who wants to focus on photography as a career (within a humanitarian or cultural field).The recipient has the choice of either undertaking their own assignment or working with one of the Advisory Council on a new assignment with an NGO. Included in the grant is a year‰s membership of the International Guild of Visual Peacemakers, mentorship from one of the Guild members, business and digital marketing coaching and advice and a grant of up to US $5,000 towards new equipment. Eligible candidates must be individual photographers who are not yet presently engaged in the business of creating and selling or licensing imagery. A photographer may submit only one application per year. The fellowship supports the International Guild of Visual Peacemakers, and encourages photographers to familiarize themselves with the goals and objectives of the Guild. This fellowship has an application deadline of late August. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Foster Care to Success (FCS) Casey Family Scholars Program

The Casey Family Scholars Program was created to recognize outstanding scholarship by college students who have no family supporting their goals and efforts. Each year approximately 100 new students are awarded scholarships of up to $6,000, which can be renewed for five years or until the scholar receives a bachelorÕs degree. The scholarship can be used towards tuition costs or living expenses. Eligible applicants must be currently in foster care, in foster care for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday, be an orphan, or be adopted after the age of 16. Applicants must be under the age of 25 and must have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school. For application deadlines and for more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program

The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program is designed to promote educationial opportunity, diversity, and access. Preference will be given to first-generation students as well as those from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Academically, the most competitive applicants should have a 4.0 GPA (unweighted) or 4.2 GPA (weighted). They should also demonstrate a lifelong commitment to careers in social justice and working for the advancement of people in need. This application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the director of the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program by calling 202-885-6213 or emailing fds@american.edu.
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Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program

The Freeman Indonesia Non-Profit Internship Program will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange 9-week internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization. U.S. participants will be enrolled in an Indonesian language and culture course which will provide intensive language instruction. Indonesian participants will complete an online course introducing them to NGOs, their purpose and their administration. Internships and coursework will be arranged by IIEF in three cities: Jakarta, Bandung and Yogyakarta. All program-related costs will be covered. Upon returning to the U.S., students will be expected to share their experiences with peers on their home campuses and to explore ways to incorporate what they learned over the summer into their academic and professional careers. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Indonesian citizens, be currently enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior pursuing their first bachelor’s degree at a U.S. college or university, be in good academic standing in their undergraduate university or college program and must agree to complete (for Indonesian students) an online course related to NGO administration; (for U.S. students) a credit-bearing Indonesian language and culture course in Indonesia during the internship period, and must be willing to share their experiences with their peers upon returning to their U.S. campuses. As of 2012, this program has been temporarily suspended. Information regarding future competitions can be found on the scholarship website.
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French Government Teaching Assistantship

The French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer approximately 1,500 teaching assistant positions in French primary and secondary schools as well as in various French teaching colleges in all regions of France. This is a unique opportunity to spend seven to nine months in France with a monthly stipend, have a privileged insight into contemporary France, master the French language through linguistic immersion, and gain valuable teaching experience. Recipients will be expected to teach 12 hours of English conversation classes per week. Recipients will be paid about 952 Euros each month (about 1,200 USD). Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or have a Green Card); have spent their high school years in the United States; be between the ages of 20 and 30 as of October 1 of the year in which they wish to go to France; be currently pursuing their third year of university or have already attained a college degree; and be proficient in French. The application deadline is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Teaching Assistant Program in the Embassy of France by e-mail at assistant.washington-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr. or contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Fulbright Diplomatic Academy Grant

The Diplomatic Academy in Vienna offers a grant for a qualified student to enroll in one of the two courses the Diplomatic Academy offers for university graduates: its one-year Diploma Program, or the first or second year of its two-year Master of Advanced International Studies (MAIS) Program. Please note that this grant is limited to one academic year for students accepted into the first year of the MAIS Program. Especially-qualified students may enroll directly in the second year of the program. Applicants for the Fulbright Diplomatic Academy award will simultaneously also be considered as candidates for traditional Fulbright student grants. Candidates for the Diploma Program are expected to have a good knowledge of English and of either German or French with at least basic skills in the third language. Grantees receive an award to cover tuition and the costs of room and board on-site, will be enrolled at the Diplomatic Academy and housed on-site. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements, including language ability, for the selected program at the Diplomatic Academy. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please see the program website.
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Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA)

Fellows in the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship Program teach English conversation, American studies, and literature abroad for one year in Argentina, Belgium/Luxembourg, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Korea, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Taiwan, and Turkey. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen; hold at least a bachelor’s degree at the time of the award; and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. No previous coursework in a school of education is required. The Fulbright ETA campus deadline is in mid-August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.
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Fulbright Grant

The Fulbright Grant provides one year of academic study or independent research in one of 100 nations. The study should be at the post-baccalaureate or graduate level. Recipients receive a stipend, round-trip travel, university expenses, and health insurance for one academic year abroad. To be eligible, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, hold at least a bachelor’s degree at the time of the award, and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. The campus deadline is in early August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.
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Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship Program

The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship program seeks to support gifted young leaders from diverse racial and ethnic communities and a variety of Christian faith traditions who are exploring ministry as a vocation. The FTE Undergraduate Fellowship Program can provide both financial help and a nurturing network of support during a student’s junior or senior year of college. Undergraduate Fellows are awarded a stipend of $2,000 for the academic year for educational expenses or an experience of exploring ministry. Each Fellow also attends the FTE Conference on Excellence in Ministry. A stipend is provided for conference travel and expenses. (Attendance at the conference is a requirement of the fellowship.) To apply for this program, you must be a rising junior or senior in an accredited undergraduate program at a North American college or university and have been nominated by a college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or current pastor. A college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or chaplain or current pastor may nominate a student for the fellowship. Nomination forms can be found on the website. You must be considering ministry as a career (although it isn’t necessary to have decided.) You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. And you must have exceptional gifts for ministry: love of God and church, imagination, creativity, compassion, a capacity for critical thinking, leadership skills, personal integrity, spiritual depth, dedication to a faith tradition and a passion to understand and to serve the needs of others. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are for students applying to the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and covers the full cost of pursuing a post-graduate degree. Students receive funds for 1-4 years, depending on the length of the program they have chosen. Students may pursue a second bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, or a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree by the time of application and have exceptional cumulative GPAs as well as strong GRE scores. Because of the competitive and highly selective nature of this award, the Office of Merit Awards begins working with eligible candidates 4-5 months in advance of the mid-October application deadline. Please call 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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GEICO Achievement Award Program

The GEICO Achievement Award Program selects finalists on the basis of academics, leadership, and participation in school and community activities. Recipients receive a $1000 award towards their academic endeavors. Applicants must have sophomore or junior status; possess a minimum GPA of 3.0; be majoring in business, computer science, mathematics or a related program; and have demonstrated leadership within their campus or community. In addition to a resume, unofficial transcripts, and a faculty letter of recommendation, the application for this award requires a short essay. (Essay topics can be found on the website). For more information, please e-mail achievement@geico.com.
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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (GFD) Fellowship

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (GFD) Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for graduate students and researchers from a variety of fields who share a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of rotating, stratified fluids to share an intense ten-week research experience, and vigorous discussions of concepts that span different disciplines. Fellows receive a stipend of $5,400 and an allowance for travel expenses within the United States. To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants must be graduate students in any field sharing a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of rotating, stratified fluids. These fields include classical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, meteorology, astrophysics, planetary atmospheres, geological fluid dynamics, hydromagnetics, physics and applied mathematics. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-February. For more information, please contact the GFD Academic Programs Office by phone at 508-289-2219 or by e-mail at gfd@whoi.edu.
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German Marshall Fund Manfred Worner Seminar

Sponsored by the German Marshall Fund, the annual Manfred W?rner Seminar brings together 30 young Americans and Germans to examine German and European security policy and to discuss U.S.Ð German and U.S.Ð European security interests. The Seminar serves to deepen understanding between participants from both countries and offers an excellent opportunity to broaden professional networks. The ten-day program takes place each year in three German cities–Bonn, Cologne, and Berlin–and in Brussels, Belgium, and consists of meetings with experts on security and defense in both the GermanÐAmerican and EuropeanÐAmerican framework. Participants are drawn from a diverse range of professional and educational backgrounds and, once selected, pay a $700 fee to attend the Seminar. All other program expenses, including travel, accommodations, and meals, are paid by the German government. Participants should be between 25 and 35 years of age at the time of travel and have a background in security and defense policies. Candidates typically come from government (both national and local), the media, business, academia, and the nonprofit sector. Because the Seminar is intended to expand the community of Americans and Germans interested in and knowledgeable about transatlantic relations, preference is given to individuals who have not yet traveledÑor have not traveled extensivelyÑto Europe. This program has an application deadline of early February. For more information, please contact The German Marshall Fund of the United States by e-mail at info@gmfus.org.
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Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program offers grants to undergraduate students, who are U.S. citizens and have limited financial means, to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. This scholarship provides $5,000 to fund a study abroad program of the student’s choice. Award amounts depend on the length of the program chosen. Eligible students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and be studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country. The application deadline is in early April. Please see the scholarship website for more details. Interested candidates may contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an advising appointment.
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Glamour’s Top Ten Women Competition

The Glamour Top Ten College Women Competition provides one $20,000 grand prize, and nine $3,000 cash prizes to oustanding college women. All winners receive a trip to New York and national recognition in an issue of Glamour magazine. Eligible applicants should be females in their junior year of undergraduate study. Entrants should have leadership experience, demonstrate excellence in their field of study, and have unique, inspiring goals. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership’s Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) Scholarship

The purpose of Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership’s Education for Sustainable ENergy Development (ESED) scholarship is to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. Scholarships of $23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must plan to undertake studies at the Masters level or Post-Doctoral level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development and must be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List ofÊODA Recipients (this list is available on the website). This scholarship has a deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Goldwater Scholarship

The Goldwater Foundation awards undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students, who are known as Barry M. Goldwater Scholars, in the spring of each year for use during the following academic year. The awards are given to those who will be rising college juniors and seniors, and who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, for up to $7,500 annually. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus application deadline in mid-September, which precedes the national application deadline. Interested applicants should complete a Merit Awards Profile and contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more information.
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Graduate Teaching Assistantships at Montclair University

Graduate Teaching Assistantships at Montclair University’s New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC) provide field teaching opportunities and course work for two academic years leading to a Masters of Arts degree in Environmental Studies, with a concentration in Environmental Education, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, or Environmental Health. Assistantships are generally for one academic year, but may be renewed for a second year. Duties include teaching small groups of children (elementary and middle grades) and their teachers environment-related courses in four curriculum areas: environmental sciences, social sciences, humanities, and outdoor pursuits. Assistantships include a tuition and fee waiver for courses required for graduation, room and board at the NJSOC, and a monthly stipend of $500. Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in education or science-related discipline from an accredited institution and must have achieved a GPA of 3.0. For application deadlines and more information, please see the program website.
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Guggenheim Museum Hilla Rebay International Fellowship

This 11-month fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student (doctoral candidates preferred) to train in the Curatorial Departments at both national and international Guggenheim Museums. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at sites including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Fellows will receive a $30,000 stipend for travel and accommodation for the duration of the program. Eligible applicants must demonstrate speaking and writing fluency in English, Spanish, and Italian. This fellowship has an application deadline of early June. For additional information, please see the fellowship’s website.
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Harold Rosenthal Fellowship

The Rosenthal Fellowship offers qualified students pursuing a career in international relations the opportunity to spend a summer in professional fellowship positions with a member of Congress or in the State Department. In most years, two to four students are awarded the fellowship, each receiving a stipend for his or her work. This scholarship requires a University nomination, please contact your school’s department if you are interested. Candidates for the fellowship must be either graduate students in international relations or, in special cases, college seniors. Fellows are selected based on their commitment to public service, their education and interest in international relations, as well as their experience in and dedication to values held and pragmatism demonstrated by Harold Rosenthal. Those include a professional commitment to conflict resolution, governance, and multi-culturalism. For more information on the application process, please contact the head of your department.
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Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship

The Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship is a private grant awarded annually to graduate and post-graduate American students in the visual fine arts (painting, graphic design, print-making, sculpture, photography) and music (composition, instrumental or vocal performance). The scholarship is not intended for research in art history, or musicology, nor for dance or theatre. Successful candidates propose a unique and detailed project related to their study which requires a one-year residency in Paris. Each of the Harriet Hale Woolley scholarships carries a stipend of 8,500 Euros paid in four installments throughout the academic year. Eligible applicants must possess American citizenship, be between 21-35 years of age, and must have graduated with high academic standing from an American college, university or professional school of recognized standing. Preference is given to mature students who have already done some graduate study. Applicants must show evidence of high-level artistic or musical accomplishment. For more information, please contact the Cultural Attaché at the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship Foundation des Etats-Unis by e-mailing culture@feusa.org.
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Harriman, Pamela, Foreign Service Fellowship

The College of William and Mary’s Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship provides summer internship opportunities at one of three points of service: the U.S. Embassies in Paris and London and the Office of the Secretary of State in Washington, DC. The internship carries a $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses. An institutional endorsement is required for this award. Applicants must be juniors (or seniors enrolling in a graduate program the following year) and must obtain an institutional endorsment from their college/university. For other eligibility requirements and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Harvard Galbraith Scholars Program

The Galbraith Scholars Program aims to illuminate graduate school and career options for talented undergraduates who aspire to apply themselves to important social problems. Students selected for the program win full fellowships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities. The Galbraith Scholars program seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply. This program has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students is a 10-month appointment beginning August 15 and ending June 15. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrativeï¾ support for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation’s (PSI) leadershipï¾ initiatives, public programs, and meetings.ï¾ Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for the year to cover housing and living expenses. Tuition is waived and all other program-related costs are covered. Fellows must be members of historically underrepresented groups in organized philanthropy who are either recent graduates, scholars, active volunteers, or nonprofit practitioners. They must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in any academic field. Fellows must pursue either a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies or a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester). The application deadlines are in mid-July for the fall internship, mid-December for the spring internship, and mid-March for the summer internship. For more information, please contact The Aspen Institute by phone at 202-736-2500 or visit the fellowship website.
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Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Scholars Program

The Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Scholars Program is designed to help immigrants fulfill their dreams of advanced education. An award of $4,000 (with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years) is provided to U.S. recipients to help pay for undergraduate or graduate tuition. The competition is open to those refugees and asylees and their children who were assisted by HIAS to come to the United States. Eligible applicants must have already completed a full year of study at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school by the time of application. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rothberg International School Graduate Merit Scholarship

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Graduate Merit Scholarship provides a limited number of merit scholarships to highly qualified candidates, from universities throughout the world, to attend the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Rothberg International School offers Master’s degrees in: The Bible and the Ancient Near East; Community Leadership and Philanthropy Studies; Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; and Israeli Society and Politics. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for two years. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and have completed their Bachelor’s degree by the time the grant begins. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information please see the scholarship website.
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Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award

The Hertz Graduate Fellowship provides fellowships tenable at three dozen of the nation’s finest universities for graduate work leading to a PhD in applications of the physical sciences. The fellowship provides up to $36,000 for nine months and is renewable. Eligible candidates must be students of the applied physical sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency. The scholarship deadline is in late October. For more information, please contact the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation by phone at 925-373-1642 or by e-mail at askhertz@aol.com.
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Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program (HNIP)

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program (HNIP) recruits college students for paid summer and semester-long internships and cooperative assignments at federal agencies and private corporations in Washington, DC and throughout the country. Assignments are usually 10-15 weeks long and give students hands-on experience in a variety of careers in the federal and corporate sectors. Eligible applicants must be in sophomore standing or higher, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution. You must be authorized or eligible to work by law in the United States (some internships require U.S. citizenship to participate.) For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.
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Hispanic College Fund Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) Scholarship

The Hispanic College Fund Association and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) offers scholarships to students pursuing careers in finance, accounting, and related fields of business. Each recipient will be awarded between $1,250 and $1,500. Eligible applicants must be of Hispanic background, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year, be enrolled full-time for the upcoming academic year, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need, andbe pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in business, finance, or accounting. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-February. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

The Hispanic College Fund (HCF) is a nationwide non-profit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Hispanic leaders. HCF accomplishes its mission by awarding scholarships to talented undergraduate students. Scholarships are given on a need basis. This award for undergraduate studies ranges from $500 to $5,000 for students of specific majors; for a list of appropriate majors, please see the scholarship website. To be eligible for the HCF Scholarship, applicants must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing an academic discipline that will lead to a career in business, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, must provide evidence of financial need, and must be a U.S. citizen of Hispanic origin residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico. This scholarship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) McNamara Family Foundation Creative Arts Project Grant is designed to provide financial resources to outstanding Latino undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a creative arts field such as media, film, performing arts, communications, and writing.Ê This grant is onlyÊintendedÊto assist students in beginning and completing an art project. Students may be potentially eligible for grants up to $15,000. Students must be of Hispanic heritage, be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired), have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited institution, be majoring in the Arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing, and must apply for federal financial aid by completing theÊFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This scholarship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please contact HSF by phone at 877-473-4636.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to community college, four-year college, and graduate students of Hispanic heritage, with award amounts ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Students must be of Hispanic heritage, be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired), have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited institution, be majoring in the Arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing, and must apply for federal financial aid by completing theÊFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-December. For more information, please contact HSF by phone at 877-473-4636.
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Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) CDC Fellowship Program

The Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) Center for Disease Control (CDC) Fellowship Program is an intensive 6-month paid traineeship that places students and recent graduates at the CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. This program highlights the CDC as an international public health agency. Former participants have worked on projects ranging from disease education through visual media to political implications in disease treatment and prevention to the public health workforce on both the national and global levels. In addition, trainees are required to participate in program activities, such as weekly seminars and networking events with CDC affiliates. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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HORIZONS Scholarship

The HORIZONS Scholarship encourages women to pursue careers related to national security/defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in those fields. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and currently enrolled at an accredited university or college full-time or part-time (undergraduate or graduate level), and undergraduates must have attained at least junior level status. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, and demonstrate interest in national security. This scholarship has an application deadline of early July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Hughes, Allen Lee, Fellowship Program

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowships are in the areas of arts administration, artistic and community engagement, technical production, playwriting, casting, directing, and related fields. Recipients are placed in apprentice/mentor relationships with Arena Stage staff. There is a modest stipend. This program requires a full-time commitment for one season of 40-44 weeks. It is open to citizens of all nations, provided they have the proper visa. Candidates must be highly motivated individuals who possess at least an undergraduate degree and have arts-related experience and training. Most importantly, fellows should have a passion for the exploration of the human condition through dramatic forms. The application deadline is in early April. For more information, please contact the Interns Program Coordinator at the Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship Program by phone at 202-554-9066 or by e-mail at fellows@arenastage.org.
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Hughes, Derek / NAPSLO Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation established the scholarship program in 1998 for students pursuing an insurance or business related program of study. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career. Eligible candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must be majoring in fields related to a career in insurance, including: Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management, Risk Management, or Statistics. Financial need is considered. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Humane Studies Fellowship

The Humane Studies Fellowships are awarded by the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) to to graduate students and outstanding undergraduates planning academic careers and engaged in liberty-advancing research. The fellowships support students in variety of fields, including economics, philosophy, law, political science, history, and sociology. IHS awards fellowships ranging from $2,000 to $14,000.Please refer to the IHS website for more specific information on eligibility. For more information, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies by phone at 703-993-4880.
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Humanity in Action Summer Program

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to bridge the gap between theory and practice and highlight different models of action to remedy injustice. The objective of the HIA Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today’s most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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I.F. Stone Award

The Nation Institute’s I.F. Stone Award recognizes excellence in student journalism. Entries should exhibit the uniquely independent journalistic tradition of I.F. Stone. A self-described “Jeffersonian Marxist,” Stone combined progressive politics, investigative zeal and a compulsion to tell the truth with a commitment to human rights and the exposure of injustice. As Washington editor of The Nation magazine and founder of the legendary I.F. Stone’s Weekly, he specialized in publishing information ignored by the mainstream media. The article that, in the opinion of the judges, represents the most outstanding example of student journalism in the tradition of I.F. Stone will receive a cash award of $1,000. At the discretion of The Nation’s editors, the piece may be published in an issue of The Nation or on the magazine’s website. The Nation reserves the right to edit the winning article to conform to the space limitations of the magazine. For more information, please contact The Nation Institute by phone at 212-822-0250.
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Icelandic Government Scholarships

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships to foreign students for study of the Icelandic language, literature and history at the University of Iceland, Reykjav‰k.The handling of the Icelandic Government Scholarships Programme is at the çrni MagnŽsson Institute for Icelandic Studies – The Sigur_ur Nordal office. The scholarships are intended for students of language and literature. For more information, please contact the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, by phone at 354-545-9500 , or by e-mail at: postur@mrn.stjr.is.
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INROADS Internship

INROADS Internships develop talented minority students in business/industry and prepares them for leadership positions. As part, you will get a paid multi-year internship at top company. An INROADS internship is year-round requiring the commitment to certain standards and participation in specific activities, including summer employment at a participating company, training workshops, staff coaching, and community service. Eligible students must be minorities (Black, Hispanic, or Native American), and freshmen or sophomores in an accredited college or university in a degree major that will lead to a professional career in management. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please contact INROADS by phone at 314-241-7488 or by e-mail at info@inroads.org.
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Institute for Humane Studies (HIS) Broadcast Journalism Internship

The Institute for Humane Studies Broadcast Journalism Internship Program provides students an opportunity to work at a broadcast news organization or on a television or radio program of a major media outlet. In addition to the internship, participants will receive a stipend and travel allowance, mentoring and job placement assistance, and journalism seminars. Placements are available in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC and Atlanta. Positions from 5-20 weeks at host firms are offered. Internships are a full-time commitment, with 40 hours a week or more of work for the duration of the program. For more information, please see the internship website.
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Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Broadcast Journalism Internships

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Broadcast Journalism Internships offer hands-on internship with an experienced producer at a major media network or news production house. Students from all disciplines, including political science and economics are encouraged to apply, if they are passionate about liberty. Interns receive a $3,200 stipend for an eight-week internship, housing and travel allowance, tuition and travel assistance to a weeklong workshop, mentoring with working industry professionals, and networking opportunities in major media centers. For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.
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Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars assemble a top-notch faculty of leading scholars that spend the entire week with students, sharing knowledge, trade ideas, present arguments and counterarguments, and exploring practical implications. Accepted applicants are awarded scholarships worth approximately $1,000, covering the cost of the program, room and board on a college campus, and materials and books. The program is open to students and recent graduates of all nationalities. For more information, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies by phone at 703-933-4880.
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Institute for Humane Studies’ Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program combines a paid public policy internship with two career and policy seminars and weekly lectures. Fellows gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and acquire the professional skills necessary to effect change. The intensive ten-week program includes a $1,500 stipend and a housing allowance. Undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students, from all countries and studying in all majors, are eligible to apply. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in public policy issues. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship

The Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship program has six components including the Sophomore Summer Policy Institute, the Junior Year Study Abroad, the Junior Summer Policy Institute, the Summer Language Institute, various Internships, and graduate fellowships in international affairs. This award provides partial or total funding to each of these components. Applicants must have a strong interest in an international service career. Applicants should be sophomores enrolled in a four-year institution. They must be African American, Native American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native Alaskan, or Hawaiian and have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. At a minimum, applicants should have a 3.2 GPA. This fellowship has a campus deadline in early March. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for the dates and times of IIPP information sessions and for details related to application deadlines.
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Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship

The IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship recognizes active leaders in the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. Up to twenty $2,000 scholarships are available for one academic year. Applicants must be full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Evaluation criteria include involvement in IEEE Computer Society chapter activities, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and a letter of evaluation by the branch chapter advisor. This scholarship has an application deadline of late September. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Student Award for Academic Excellence

The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), along with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, wishes to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. Up to four awards of $1,000 each are given each year to competition winners. Winners also receive a certificate of commendation, and a periodical subscription for one year. The UPE award criteria requires the same minimum grade point average that UPE membership requires, which is currently a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 is required. This award has an application deadline of is late October. Judging will be based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities related to the discipline of computing, and the letters of recommendation. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship provides one award of $500 each year to the first place winner of the Best Student Paper contest. All undergraduate students who are IEEE Computer Society members and possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 may compete by writing a paper on a computer-related topic. This scholarship has an application deadline of late October. For more information, please contact IEEE Computer Society Larson Scholarship Program by phone at 202-371-1013 .
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Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships

Feeding Tomorrow, the foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), provides scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in food science. The foundation offers four distinct categories of scholarships divided by degree level (undergraduate and graduate years). Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships between $500 to $5,000 to successful applicants. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the scholarship website.
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Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT)

The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train scientists and engineers to address the global questions of the future. Combining interdisciplinary science with practical experience through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields and agents for change in their careers. The traineeship particularly seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, in doctorate programs in the engineering, science and mathematics fields. Students who win an IGERT Fellowship receive stipend and tuition support, as well as funds for research materials. The stipend per 12 month period is $30,000. Support varies by program, so please check the program website for specific details on each program. Applicants must demonstrate strong interest and motivation in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Applicants must also have completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, please see the program traineeship website.
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Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship

The Inter-American Press Association Scholarship is for young journalists and journalism school graduates. The scholarship allows U.S. and Canadian scholars to spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized U.S. or Canadian journalism school. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Applicants must be journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Some opporunities require three years of professional journalism. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This scholarship has an application deadline of eary March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Program

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training at the advanced level in Japanese. Training focuses on development of the ability to converse in Japanese on specialized subjects, to comprehend and deliver public presentations, and to read and write materials in Japanese in order to function professionally in academia, business, government, and other fields. The Center admits up to 60 students a year who are graduate students enrolled in a degree program at a university or college, qualified undergraduates, college graduates who intend to enroll in a graduate program after completing Center training, or professionals already working in Japan-related fields who hold a degree or advanced degree; have demonstrated outstanding professional promise; have finished two years or more of college-level study of Japanese or the equivalent; and have obtained an acceptable score on the Inter-University Center Japanese Proficiency Test. The Center’s 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please see the Center’s website.
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Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies Program

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training in Japanese designed to bring each participant to a level of proficiency sufficient for academic or professional use. The Center’s 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. Admission to the IUC is based on the student’s academic qualifications and professional goals and is entirely independent of financial considerations. Application forms for the 10-month program are available on the program’s website. For more information, please contact the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies at Stanford University by phone at 650-725-1490.
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Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) Richard M. Weaver Fellowship pays tuition at the school attended by the recipient, a stipend of $5,000, and awards $1,000 in ISI Books. In order to qualify for ISI 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 who are familiar with ISI’s purposes and programs and who receive The Intercollegiate Review. Applicants may apply for more than one fellowship, but an applicant may receive only one ISI fellowship during his/her academic career. The application can be found at the website. For more information, please contact ISI by phone at 573-882-2042.
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International Center for Journalism’s European Journalism Fellowship

Each year, the International Center for Journalism at Freie Universit…t offers 10-15 fellowships to journalists from Eastern and Western Europe and the United States through the European Journalism Fellowship. Fellows will spend two semesters engaging in research and pursuing a research project at Freie Universit…t in Berlin. Funding varies depending on the fellow’s professional experience. Applicants should be 25-40 years old, and must have a good working knowledge of German. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more information, please contact the European Journalism Fellowship by e-mail at ejf@zedat.fu-berlin.de.
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International Foundation for Education and Self-Help International Fellows Program

Founded in 1981, the International Foundation for Education and Self Help (IFESH) improves the lives of people in sub-Saharan Africa by addressing the problems of poverty and illiteracy. 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. Applicants must be recent college graduates or current graduate students. For more information, please contact the International Foundation for Education and Self-Help, by phone at 480-443-1800 or by e-mailing information@ifesh.org.
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INTERPOL Internship Program

An INTERPOL Internship Program is a 90 day full-time, unpaid internship in one of six different divisions: Criminal, Drug, Investigative Services, Financial/Fraud, Alien/Fugitive, or State and Local Police Liaison. Interns will assist with processing of routine criminal record check information. This internship is seeking candidates with a degree or career in Criminal Justice, Political Science, or a language-related degree (Spanish or French preferred). Internships in the Office of the Director and Executive Office are suitable for those who are seeking degrees in Public Administration, Finance, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Management, and other related fields. Applications for the Fall Semester are due in early June. Applications for the Spring Semester must be received by early June October. Applications for the Summer Semester must be received by early March. For more information, please contact the INTERPOL Intern Coordinator at the US Department of Justice by phone at 202-353-0018.
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Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Fellowships and Scholarships

The Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) makes available a variety of fellowships and scholarships to allow professional journalists or students the opportunity to attend training events they would not otherwise be able to attend. Fellowships typically include a one-year Investigative Reporters and Editors membership, conference or seminar registration fees, and reimbursement for hotel and travel expenses. Eligibility varies by scholarship/fellowship. For detailed eligibility and application deadlines for each award, please visit the IRE website.
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J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize for Public Service

The J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize provides a $2,000 stipend so that students can take an unpaid or low-paying internship in the field of public service. Students arrange their own internships in the US or abroad, preferably before submitting applications. Previous recipients have worked with youth in New York City, AIDS programs in India, literacy programs with Aboriginal programs in Australia, as well as other such projects in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and Europe. This award is open to undergraduate or graduate students working in public service with demonstrated experience in public service activities. Financial need is considered. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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James G. Fulton Fellowship

The James G. Fulton Fellows Program was established in 1972 as a living memorial to the late Western Pennsylvania Congressman who, over a 27-year period, trained more than 100 students in his office and taught them first-hand about the challenges and rewards of public life. The internship is six and one-half weeks in a Washington, D.C. legislative office. Two fellows may intern in other governmental offices. The student can earn up to six transferable credits for this internship. The stipend for this internship is $5,750; ($4,250 will cover tuition at the Les Aspin Center, housing, and placement in a Pennsylvania Congressional office, in the legislative bodies and executive and administrative offices of local governments, or in the national, state and local offices of the political parties. $1,500 will cover the student’s out-of-pocket expenses). Eligible applicants must be undergraduate students whose . family must reside in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania or one of the contiguous counties (Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Westmoreland). The applicant must have a GPA of 2.75, have previous coursework in American politics, and must be interested in interning in an office of a Pennsylvania Congressman. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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James H. Dunn Jr. Memorial Fellowship and Vito Marzullo Internship Program

The Dunn Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year. Dunn Fellows are recruited from public and private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Qualified applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree at the program’s commencement and must have demonstrated a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities and community/public service involvement. The program begins in August and ends in July of the following year. After an orientation to state government, fellows are placed in different positions throughout the Governor’s Office and in various agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction. Dunn Fellows are paid $31,332 annually and receive full state benefits. Vito Marzullo Interns possess the same credentials as Dunn Fellows and enjoy similar benefits and experiences; however, they must be Illinois residents. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship

The James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship funds two years of graduate study leading to a Master’s degree. Fellows also attend a special summer institute at Georgetown University. Fellowships cover tuition, required fees, books, and room and board. The award cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. One fellowship is awarded in each U.S. state or territory. After earning a Master’s degree, each James Madison Fellow is required to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one year for each full academic year of study under the fellowship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. Current teachers who wish to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis are also eligible. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations through the use of American teachers. JET Program participants get the opportunity to serve in local authorities as well as public and private junior and senior high schools. There are three types of positions offered by the JET Program. Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) participants are engaged in language instruction in local boards of education or public junior and senior high schools. Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) participants are engaged in internationalization activities, and are placed in offices of local authorities or related organizations. Sports Exchange Advisors (SEA) promote international exchange activities through certain designated sports, and are generally placed in sporting facilities or boards of education. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and have intermediate to low-advanced level Japanese language skills. It is desirable that participants are adaptable and have a positive interest in Japan. For more detailed eligibility information and application deadlines, please see JET’s website.
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Japan-International Monetary Fund (IMF) Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) is two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Dissertation subjects should focus on macroeconomics and topics relevant to the work of the IMF, such as: international economics, international finance, monetary economics, public finance, and labor economics. The scholarship covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study, selected travel expenses, full university tuition and fees, medical insurance, books and living expenses, and a paid summer internship. Students generally apply for the Japan-IMF Scholarship either the year before beginning their graduate studies in economics or in their first year of graduate school. This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information please e-mail the Institute of International Education at japanimfscholarship@iie.org.
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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship allows a student JACL member to serve for 6-10 months in the Washington, DC office of a member of Congress in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. The stipend for the Fellowship ranges from $2,200 to $2,500 a month, depending on qualifications. The Fellow will be involved in a variety of tasks, ranging from substantive legislative duties to the day to day office routine. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are graduating college seniors or students in graduate or professional programs. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated commitment to Asian American issues, particularly those affecting the Japanese American community. This fellowship has an application deadline of early May. For more information, please contact the JACL Mike M. Masaoka Fellowship by e-mail at policy@jacl.org.
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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarships and Awards

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship and Awards Program offers 30 awards totaling in excess of $60,000 in scholarships to qualified students nationwide. Scholarships are available to entering freshmen, undergraduate, graduate, law, and creative and performing arts students. All scholarships are one-time awards for JACL members only. Recipients of JACL scholarships or awards are limited to a total of two awards. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the U.S. in the fall. Students deferring enrollment do not qualify for the program. The entering freshman scholarship has an application deadline of early March. All other applications are due in early April. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Javits Fellowship

The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship fully funds tuition and fees and provides a stipend for up to four years of graduate study. This grant is designed to fund a MFA or PhD in specific fields in the humanities or social sciences. The amount of the award can range from $13,755 to $30,000. Undergraduate students about to enter graduate school and graduate students, who have not yet completed their first year of graduate study and who intend to pursue a MFA or PhD in an approved field, are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens. Twenty-percent of the fellowships shall be awarded in the social sciences, twenty-percent in the arts, and sixty-percent in the humanities. A minimum of sixty-percent of the awards shall be made to students who have no graduate credits. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required as part of the application for a Javits Fellowship in order to compute the financial need calculation. Applicants must submit the appropriate FAFSA, which will be available on January 1, no later than January 31. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please visit the fellowship website and contact the Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program by phone at 202-502-7542 or by e-mail at OPE_Javits_Program@ed.gov. Also, you may call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship

The Jennings Randolph (JR) Senior Fellowship provides scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, journalists, and other experts with opportunities to spend time in residence at the Institute, reflecting and writing on pressing international peace and security challenges. The Institute awards between 10 and 12 fellowships per year. The program attempts to match the recipient’s earned income during the year preceding the fellowships, up to a maximum of $100,000 for 10 months. Senior Fellowships usually last for ten months, starting in October, but shorter-term fellowships are also available. Fellowships are open to citizens of any country. The competition is open to citizens of all nations. Government and nongovernment practitioners, scholars and researchers, and media and communications specialists are eligible to apply. This fellowshp has an application deadline of mid-October. For more detailed eligibility requirements and other information, please see the fellowship website.
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Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship

The Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship is an 11-month fellowship that provides an introduction to public policy formation and adoption in the California Legislature through full-time work as a professional legislative staff member. Assembly fellows receive fully-paid enrollment at California State University Sacramento (SUS) and earn graduate course credit for two graduate seminars taught by faculty from the CSUS government department. Fellows are placed in the Capitol offices of Assembly Members and perform a variety of tasks in different issue areas. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,972, as well as medical dental and vision benefits. Applicants must be 20 years of age and must have completed a bachelor’s degree by September 1st of the fellowship year. Individuals with advanced degrees or those in mid-career are encouraged to apply. Among the qualities looked for in future fellows are scholastic achievement, oral and written communication skills, analytic skills, campus and community service involvement, political awareness, and leadership potential. This fellowship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please contact The Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program by phone at 916-278-6906 or by e-mail at calstudies@csus.edu.
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John and Mabel de Sardon and Joan de Sardon-Glass Assistantship

The John and Mabel de Sardon and Joan de Sardon-Glass Assistantship Program for Latin Americawas set-up to support nationals of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, and other Andean-region countries who wish to pursue professional degrees in the Maxwell School and then to return to public service in their home countries. The program is especially oriented toward those professionals pursuing a MA degree through MaxwellÕs Public Administration, International Relations, or Executive Education departments. Occasionally students pursuing a terminal Masters degree in other social science programs at Maxwell are considered for the award as well. The de Sardon-Glass program typically provides academic tuition and/or a stipend to cover living expenses while in Syracuse. For application deadlines and more information, please see the assistantship website.
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John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Archival Internship

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation offers several paid archival internships throughout the year to undergraduate students majoring in history, government, archival administration, library science, English, journalism, communications and other related disciplines. Internships areÊoffered throughout the yearÊas funds and positions become available, depending on the needs of the staff. For more information on application deadlines and available positions, please see the internship website.
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John Gyles Education Awards

The John Gyles Education Awards are available for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in all fields of study. Criteria other than strictly academic ability and financial need are considered in the selection process. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. Full Canadian or American citizenship is a requirement and a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. This scholarship has an application deadline of early June. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Josephine de Kármán Fellowship

The Josephine de Kármán Fellowship is a grant intended to assist undergraduate and PhD students (Master’s and postdoctoral students do not qualify) whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor von Kármán’s high standards. Students from all areas of study are eligible to apply, but special consideration will be given to applicants in the humanities. A minimum of ten fellowships, $22,000 for graduate students and $14,000 for undergraduate students, will be awarded for one regular academic year, paid through the fellowship office of the university in which the recipient is enrolled for study in the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertations by June of the application deadline year and undergraduates entering their senior year are eligible for consideration. The application deadline for this grant is in late January. For more information, please e-mail info@dekarman.org or see the fellowship’s website.
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JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc Mabelle Arole Fellowship

The JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc offers one year-long Mabelle Arole fellowship that provides funding for a pre-med student to live, work, and study at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project in Jamkhed, India for one year. The fellow will have experience in the hospital (in-patient and out-patient and in the field) and work on a project, depending on current CRHP activities and needs and the fellow’s interest. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has been accepted to medical school but has not yet begun. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Judicial Administration Fellowship

The Judicial Administration Fellowship Program accepts ten fellows into the 11-month program which begins in September. The fellowship program is both academic and professional. Upon acceptance into the program, fellows will be enrolled as graduate students in the Public Policy and Administration program at Sacramento State, and attend regularly scheduled academic seminars. Fellows serve as full-time professional staff in California trial and appellate courts and the Administrative Office of the Courts. Fellows are paid a monthly stipend of $1,972 and receive health, dental, and vision benefits. The fellowship is open to all people with a college degree, including recent graduates and mid-career applicants. Among the qualities sought in future fellows are scholastic achievement, oral and written communication skills, analytic skills, campus and community service involvement, political awareness, and leadership potential. This fellowship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please contact the Judicial Administration Fellowship Program by phone at 916-278-6906 or by e-mail at calstudies@csus.edu.
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Killam Fellowship Program

The Killam Fellowship Program provides undergraduate students from select universities in Canada and the United States with the opportunity to spend one semester as an exchange student in their neighboring country. The fellowship has a cash value of $5,000 with potential for $10,000 with demonstrated financial need. Students are expected to maintain enrollment in their home university and attend the host university as an exchange student. Approximately twenty full scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, a candidate must be a citizen of the United States, full-time undergraduate, eligible to participate in an international exchange program according to the regulations at his/her home institution, fluent in English, demonstrate superior academic achievements, be free of significant recent experience in the host country, complete all steps of the application process prior to the published deadlines, and be nominated by his/her university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline of mid-November. If you are interested in applying for this fellowship, please complete the Merit Awards Profile. For more information or to schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854.
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King Faisal International Prize

Through the King Faisal International Prize, the King Faisal Foundation seeks to show its appreciation to those individuals who have rendered exceptionally outstanding services to Islam and Muslims, and to scholars and scientists who have made significant contributions and advances in areas that benefit developing and Islamic countries, and humanity at large. Each of
King, Charles & Lucille, Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation was established in 1988 to support individuals, institutions and organizations committed to educational excellence and professional development. The Foundation’s undergraduate scholarships offer up to $3,500 per academic year to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in television and film. Applications are generally due by mid-March for the following academic year. For further information on additional scholarships, deadlines, and requirements, please call 212-682-2913 or e-mail kingscholarships@aol.com.
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Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowships

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) awards Teaching Fellowships to exceptional young men and women committed to teaching mathematics and science in U.S. high schools. Renewable for up to five years, the program provides Fellows with comprehensive professional development, mentoring and a community of peers to help them stay in the profession and become leaders in education. The total award for each Fellow is valued at nearly $150,000 over the course of the five-year Fellowship. Fellows receive tuition assistance while participating in a teacher credentialing program, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials. Eligible candidates must be students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in biological science, physical science, mathematics, or engineering by the beginning of the fellowship. Candidates for Physical Science, Mathematics, or Biological Science Teaching Fellowships must enroll in a secondary teacher credential program before the fellowship is awarded. Individuals who have completed the fourth year of a five-year combined bachelor’s and credential program by the start of the fellowship are also eligible as well as those who are currently enrolled in a teacher education program and will be first-year teachers in the fall. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information, please contact the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation by e-mail at teachers@kstf.org.
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Koch, Charles G., Summer Fellow Program

The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program is sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. It combines a paid eight-week internship at one of over 100 think tanks and policy organizations across the United States with two week-long career and policy skills seminars and weekly policy lectures. Fellows gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and hone their professional skills. The program includes a $1,500 stipend and a housing allowance. Current college students, graduates, graduate students, and professional students from a variety of disciplines are eligible to apply. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in public policy issues and in learning how a market-based approach might help solve social and economic problems. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF)

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. The amount of the award ranges from $2,000-$5,000. Eligible applicants must be Korean-American students currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and recommendations. This scholarship has an application deadline of early July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Kress Conservation Fellowships

The Kress Conservation Fellowships provide $30,000 grants for one-year post-graduate internships in advanced fine arts conservation in European art at a museum or conservation research facility. $25,000 of the award will be allocated to the fellow as a stipend, and $5,000 toward administrative costs, benefits for the Fellow, and other direct costs of the Fellowship. Applicants must have completed an M.A. degree in art conservation. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website
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Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art

Four $22,500-per-year Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art for a two-year research appointment in association with one of many foreign institutes (see website for full list of participating institutions). This scholarship is restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university, with dissertation research focusing on European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Candidates must be nominated by their art history department. For more information, please contact the Samuel H. Kress Foundation by phone at 212-861-4993 or by email at info@kressfoundation.org.
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Land Conservancy of New Jersey Scholarship

The Land Conservancy’s Scholarship Program awards two Scholarships annually, the Russell W. Myers Scholarship and the Rogers Family Scholarship.Ê A total of $14,000 ($7,000 each) will be awarded to two deserving students studying in the field of environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, park administration, or a related field.ÊApplicants must be in good academic standing with at least 15 credits completed and an academic average of 3.0 or higher, be a resident of New Jersey and considering a career in New Jersey that is consistent with the goals of the Conservancy. Aplications are due in early April. For more information please visit the scholarship’s website.
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Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS)

The Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS) Program is a 10-week summer research experience sponsored by NASA to encourage students to further their education through research and exploration in aerospace related fields. Graduate Students receive $6,000, rising Juniors and Seniors receive $5,000. (Stipend amounts are based on the 10-week summer session period of research. The 15-week spring and fall sessions are adjusted accordingly). Eligible candidates must be U.S. citizens at time of application and be classified as an undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate student, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants should be pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, materials science, atmospheric science and other aerospace-related fields, as well as other majors that lend support to NASAÕs mission in special project areas such as accounting, business, public administration, English, journalism, history, photography and media arts. Females and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The application deadline for the summer session is in early February; for the fall session, late July; and for the spring session, late October. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO–using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. The fellowship is intended for American college and university students interested in international collaboration but who have not yet been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. During his/her four to six weeks of travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible for foreign travel, must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early August. For more information, please see the scholarship website or e-mail dcunesco@state.gov.
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Lemmermann Foundation Scholarship

The Lemmermann Foundation offers scholarships in the classical studies and humanities to master’s and doctoral students. Fields of study include Archaeology, History, History of Art, Italian, Latin, Musicology, Philosophy, Philology, etc. Applicants must provide evidence for their need to study and carry out research in Rome. Topic of research must be related to Rome or the Roman culture of any period, from the Pre-Roman period to the present day time. The monthly stipend is Û750 a month. Applicants should be enrolled in a recognized university program and have a basic knowledge of the Italian language. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Literature, Medicine, Science, Service to Islam) consists of a certificate, hand written in Diwani calligraphy, summarizing the laureate’s work; a commemorative 24 carat, 200 gram gold medal, uniquely cast for each Prize; and a cash endowment of $200,000. Co-winners in any category share the monetary grant. For more information, please view the grant website.
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Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students

Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for United Methodist undergraduate students who intend to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must be enrolled in either their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be United Methodist ethnic minority students in their junior or senior year majoring in journalism or communications. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Leopold Schepp Foundation Fellowship

The Leopold Schepp Foundation grants a small number of fellowship awards for independent study and research, usually post-doctoral, based on the recommendation of a recognized institution. These fellowships are intended to encourage research that will improve the general welfare of mankind. Because funds for such grants are limited, interested applicants should inquire as to the availability of funding for fellowships in their chosen field of study. This fellowship has a rolling deadline; please see the fellowship website for information about the closing of the application cycle. For more information, please contact the Leopold Schepp Foundation by phone at 212-692-0191.
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Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship

The Leopold Schepp Foundation grants approximately 200 individual scholarships each year to students (full-time undergraduate and graduate students) with demonstrated financial need. The maximum annual award is $8,500. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens, undergraduate students under the age of 30, or graduate students under the age of 40. All applicants must have a 3.0 minimum GPA. Applicants must either be currently enrolled or must have completed one year of undergraduate work at an accredited college or university. High school seniors may apply for funding for their first year of college. This scholarship has a rolling deadline; please see the scholarship website for information about the closing of the application cycle. For more information, please contact the Leopold Schepp Foundation by phone at 212-692-0191.
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Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internship

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern program offers undergraduate and graduate students insights into the environment and culture of the world’s largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, interns explore and increase access to the institutionÕs unparalleled collections and resources. Interns are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, and access standards. No previous experience is necessary, but internships are competitive and listed skills and or knowledge may be desired. Selections are based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and an interview with a selection official. Fellows receive a taxable stipend of $300 per week and will work a full-time schedule (40 hours per week) for the duration of the 10-week program. Applicants must be U. S. citizens, currently enrolled in a degree-granting program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning at the undergraduate or graduate levels, or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within the past year. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the internship website.
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides financial assistance with $1,000 to $12,500 one-year scholarships awarded annually. Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be the son or daughter of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; a U.S. Marine who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; an active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps; a U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with the U.S. Marine Corps and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy; or the grandchild of a U.S. Marine who served with the 4th Marine Division or 6th Marine Division during World War II and is or was a member of their association. The application deadline for this scholarship is in early April. For more information, please contact the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation by phone at 800-292-7777 or by e-mail at mcsf@marine-scholars.org.
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Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship

The Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship offers a graduate-level candidate the opportunity to gain professional curatorial experience in a major museum setting. This fellowship is a 12-month 40-hour/week commitment with a stipend of $25,000 plus benefits. The Museum of Contemporary Art will consider graduate students who have a major in art history, museum studies, and related fields with a strong emphasis on art historical research and methodology. The application deadline for this fellowship is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Museum of Contemporary Art at 312-280-2660 or 312-397-4095.
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Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom higher education system. The scholarships can be used at any British Marshall University and cover two years of study in any discipline at either the undergraduate or graduate level, leading to the award of a British university degree. The award will cover 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 toward the support of a dependent spouse. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, must hold an undergraduate degree by the time of the award, and must have obtained a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 after their freshman year and not have studied for or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile to be considered, and contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Marshall Sherfield Fellowships in Science and Engineering

Marshall Sherfield Fellowships pay most of the costs incurred by undertaking research at British universities or research institutes. The British government is offering up to two of these awards. The duration of the fellowship is one year. The aim of the program is to introduce American scientists and engineers to the cutting edge of U.K. science and engineering. Candidates should be citizens of, and normally reside in, the U.S. They should also hold a doctorate in a science or an engineering subject. The deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please contact the British Council International Exchanges Office at The British Embassy at 202-588-7854 and see the fellowship website.
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Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship

The Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship is intended to provide relief from household and child care expenses to women pursuing a graduate degree. The award is made on the basis of scholarly expectation and identified need. The award is worth up to $1,700. The candidate must be over 30 years of age, currently engaged in graduate study in literature, history, or preferably American studies. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the Secretary to the Committee on Extramural Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at Wellesley College, Center for Work and Service by phone at 781-283-3525 or by e-mail at cws-fellowships@wellesley.edu.
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Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Since 1989, the National Science Foundation has supported the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program to bring students to undertake individual research projects with a scientist-mentor at either Chesapeake Biological Lab or Horn Point Lab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. The program includes a 12-week program during the summer, a $4,200 stipend plus housing and travel to and from site, and hands-on research experience. The application deadline for this award is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Maryland Sea Grant College by phone at 301-405-6373 or see the program website.
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Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) provides funding for minority students who are undergraduates, and are typically identified in the sophomore year and funded through the junior and senior years.ÊThe fundamental objective of MMUF is to increase the number of minority students, and others with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, who will pursue PhDs in core fields in the arts and sciences. Fellows with demonstrated academic ability and aspiration to pursue a doctorate degree are selected according to their research interest in specified fields, with recommendations from faculty, staff and administrators. If selected as a Mellow-Mays Fellow, these students are eligible for benefits such as undergraduate loan repayments among others. For a complete list of eligible majors and for more information, please see the fellowship website. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Art History Fellowships

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art history to qualified graduate students at the predoctoral level as well as to postdoctoral researchers. Projects should relate to the Museum’s collections. The fields of research for art history candidates include Asian art, arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, antiquities, arms and armor, costumes, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, textiles, and Western art. Some art history fellowships for travel abroad are also available for students whose projects involve firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections. The application deadline for these fellowships is in early November. For more information on each fellowship opportunity and on the application process, please see the fellowship website.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowship

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers junior-level and senior-level fellowships in conservation and scientific research. Junior fellowships are intended for those who have recently completed graduate-level training. Senior fellowships are intended for well-established professionals with advanced training in the field and a proven publication record. All fellowships are 12 months long and take place from September to August. The entire application, along with required letters of recommendation and supporting materials, must be mailed in and received by the application deadline in early December. No electronically submitted applications or letters of recommendation will be accepted. For specific eligibilty requirements for the junior-level and senior-level fellowships, please see the fellowship website. For more information, please contact the Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowship program by e-mail at education.grants@metmuseum.org.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Summer Internship and Fellowship Programs

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers paid and unpaid internship and fellowship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums. Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Metropolitan’s departmentsÑcuratorial, education, conservation, administration, or library. Most projects require a strong knowledge of art history. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For a list of specific internship opportunities, deadlines, and requirements, visit the program website or e-mail mmainterns@metmuseum.org.
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Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity for experienced, motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty worldwide. This two-year program begins with a one-year field placement in a developing country to address hunger and poverty-related issues including agriculture, food security, health and nutrition, and private sector development. Fellows spend their second year in a policy environment, usually at the headquarters of the organizations where they served during their field placements. Eligible applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have a graduate degree or equivalent experience in a related international development field, must have at least one year of work or volunteer experience in a developing country, must have demonstrated leadership qualities and abilities, and have a strong commitment to alleviating hunger and poverty. Candidates must be flexible, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to perform well in team and cross-cultural environments. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information, please contact the Congressional Hunger Center by phone at 202-547-7022.
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Mississippi Teacher Corps

The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two-year program, similar to the Peace Corps, that recruits college graduates to teach in Mississippi schools, primarily in the Mississippi Delta. The program is designed for non-education majors and offers a host of benefits, including: teacher training and certification, free tuition for a Master’s degree in education from the University of Mississippi, and job placement that includes full pay and benefits. All candidates must have received or expect to receive a BachelorÕs degree before beginning the program and have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. No previous education course work is required or expected. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Mitchell Scholarship

The U.S. Ireland Alliance has established the Mitchell Scholars Program to allow 12 American graduates the opportunity to spend one year at a university of their choice in Ireland or Northern Ireland. The scholarship provides tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expense stipend, and international travel. There are no restrictions on the area of study. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens and be at least 18 years of age, but not yet 30, by the application deadline. Eligible applicants must also hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. Applicants must have an outstanding record of leadership, a sustained commitment to the community, and possess academic excellence and intellectual distinction. The campus application deadline is in mid-November. Interested candidates must complete a Merit Awards Profile to be considered for the university nomination for this scholarship. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more information about the nomination process.
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Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan

The Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan underscore Morgan Stanley’s long-term commitment to education and fostering U.S.-Japan relations. Morgan Stanley is proud to support the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation’s Bridging Project for Study Abroad in Japan. Morgan Stanley will award two $7,500 scholarships to U.S. students who will be studying in Japan beginning in September of the academic year. Eligible applicants must submit a research paper according to the guidelines provided on the Morgan Stanley scholarship website. Eligible students include juniors and seniors at U.S. universities with an interest in economics and international finance who have been accepted for study in Japan for the academic year. The scholarship deadline is in early April. For more information, please contact The Association of Teachers of Japanese by phone at 303-492-5487 or by e-mail at atj@colorado.edu.
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Morris, Delyte and Dorothy, Doctoral Fellowship

The Delyte & Dorothy Morris Doctoral Fellowship provides $20,000 per year plus tuition for up to 3 years of full-time doctoral study at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC).This fellowship is intended for applicants who possess exceptional credentials as indicated by highscholastic standing, excellent scores on standardized tests, outstanding recommendations, and evidence of significantpotential for research and publication. Nominees must be fully admissible to a graduate doctoral degree program and must meet the following criteria: an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25 (A=4.0); if prior graduate study has been undertaken, must have an overall graduate GPA of at least 3.75; must have a score in the 75th percentile or higher on a standard test such as the GRE, MAT, or GMAT; may not already be enrolled in a doctoral program and may have no previous enrollment at SIUC. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide $2,000 (per recipient) to support graduate students engaged in educational equity research. Doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity and fairness based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, sexual orientation, or other such variables will be considered for support. This fellowship has an application deadline of early December. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award

The Talbots Charitable Foundation awards ten scholarships of $15,000 and one $30,000 scholarship for undergraduate study. These scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievements. Only the first 5,000 eligible applications submitted will be processed. Eligible applicants must be women currently residing in the United States or Canada, have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September of the application year, and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-, three- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States or Canada. Applicants must be attending the full academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May, and have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the Talbots Women Scholarship Fund Scholarship Management Service by e-mail at talbotswomen@scholarshipamerica.org or by phone at 507-931-1682
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NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Project

The MUST Program will support approximately 100 undergraduate students with a one-year competitive scholarship of up to one-half of tuition, not to exceed $10,000. Program participants will also receive a $5,000 stipend to participate in a summer research experience at a NASA center. Students will benefit year-round from tutoring, lecture series, and mentoring from STEM faculty and peers. The scholarships and internships will be renewable for up to three years, provided the students continue to meet the academic requirements (3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale). Eligible applicants must be rising sophomores and juniors pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, more widely know as STEM fields. The MUST Program is particularly focused on engaging students from underserved and underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields (Women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and persons with disabilities). This program has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships

National Association of Black Journalists annually awards several non-renewable $2,500 scholarships to African American college students. All recipients receive an all-expense-paid trip to the NABJ convention and must participate in student convention projects. All applicants must be a student member of NABJ, must be majoring in or pursuing a career in journalism. All students must have be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university have at least one year of school remaining. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships

The NAHJ Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be NAHJ members. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please see the scholarshp website.
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National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program

To address the lack of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program aims to develop a pool of highly qualified Hispanics and to assist them in attaining high-level positions in community colleges. The program is designed for community college educators whose career interest focuses on assuming increasingly responsible administrative positions, with the ultimate goal of becoming a community college president. Components of the year-long training program are: two learning seminars; continued communications with NCCHC leaders and other Fellows; presentation at the NCCHS Symposium; and mentoring and professional development opportunities. Eligible candidates must possess a Master’s degree, and must hold a managerial position and aspire to become an executive leader of a community college, such as a Dean, Vice-President or President. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program by e-mail at ncchclfp@csulb.edu.
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National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) Title VIII Short-Term Travel Grants for Research in Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans

The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) invites proposals for its Title VIII Short-term Travel Grant Program for Research on Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans. This fellowship provides a maximum award of $3,000 for research on the countries of Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans. The Short-Term Travel Grant program is meant to support research that is relevant to United States policy towards Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans. Applicants may apply a broad definition of “policy relevance.” Research that is “policy relevant” does not necessarily need to focus directly on a matter of current and intense concern to U.S. government policy makers. Projects in fields such as history, popular culture, and other matters that may be outside the immediate purview of government officials are eligible for funding, as long as the applicant explains convincingly why the research is relevant at some level, even indirectly, to the formation of policy. To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens with a Ph.D., or U.S. citizens with comparable professional experience. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-296-1677 or e-mail info@nceeer.org.
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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens trained in disciplines of science and engineering of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award up to 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April. The DoD will offer fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships will be awarded for study and research in pursuit of doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, ocean, and engineering sciences. Preference will be given to applicants who indicate an intention to pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, one of the specialties. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) by phone at 202-331-3516 or by e-mail at ndseg@asee.org.
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National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program enables fellows to deepen their understanding of and enhance their ability to promote democracy. The program offers two tracks: a practitioner track to improve strategies and techniques for building democracy and to exchange information with counterparts in the United States, and a scholarly track to conduct original research for publication. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Program is intended to support practitioners from new democracies. Distinguished scholars from the U.S. and other established democracies are also eligible to apply. Practitioners are expected to have substantial experience working to promote democracy. Applicants interested in research and writing are expected to have a PhD, or, for non-academics, to have published in an area of expertise. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more detailed eligibility requirements, please see the fellowship website.
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National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grants provides supportof up to $50,400 for U.S. scholars conducting humanities research in any country of Eurasia and Eastern Europe. This is a program of American Councils for International Education in cooperation with The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This Fellowship is open to all U.S. post-doctoral scholars in the humanities and most social sciences. This grant has an application deadline of mid February. For a full list of topics and countries eligible for research, please see the grant website.
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National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) National Pathfinder Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) National Pathfinder Scholarship provides three annual scholarships of $2,500 and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Eligible applicants include undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors, and students enrolled in Master’s degree programs. This scholarship has an application deadline of early June. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) annually offers blind college students in the United States the opportunity to win one of thirty national scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time postsecondary course of study in the next fall semester in the U.S. (one scholarship may be given to a full-time employee also attending school part-time). Applicants must also be residing in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, and must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please contact the NFB Scholarship Program by phone atÊ410-659-9314 (extension 2415) or by e-mail at scholarships@nfb.org.
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National Gallery of Art Internships in the Museum Profession

The National Gallery of Art Internships in the Museum Profession program allows interns to work closely with professional staff at the Gallery. Interns also participate in the ongoing work of a department, complete a project, and attend weekly orientation sessions that introduce gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions. Interns work in one of the Gallery’s departments, including curatorial, education, exhibition design, and the library, depending on academic training, interests, experience, and the availability of projects. A $26,000 stipend is included for this internship, which is a full-time commitment. Applicants should preferably be enrolled in a graduate degree program or be recent M.A., M.F.A., or M. Arch. graduates, although students with recent undergraduate degrees are eligible to apply for most internships as well. Students from all fields of study are welcome to apply. Please see the internship website for more detailed information on eligibility. This internship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the National Gallery of Art’s Department of Academic Programs by phone at 202-842-6257 or by e-mail at intern@nga.gov.
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National Gallery of Art Summer Internships

The National Gallery of Art Summer Internship program provides opportunities for interns to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Orientation sessions each week introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work. Summer interns are in residence at the Gallery from mid June to mid August and they work full time. Interns receive a stipend of $4,500. Eligibility for the program varies according to internship. Please see the internship website for more detailed information on eligibility. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This internship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the National Gallery of Art’s Department of Academic Programs by phone at 202-842-6257 or by e-mail at intern@nga.gov.
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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Visiting Scientist Program

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)Visiting Scientist Program is looking for current students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members for full-time residency appointments to conduct research into the use of process models and tools to support NGA’s GEOINT analysis. Visiting Scienctists exploit and analyze imagery, intelligence, and geospatial information to describe, assess, and characterize physical features and a wide range of geographically referenced activities on the Earth. This is a full-time residency appointment and in a classified environment. Appointments range from three months (summer appointment) to a semester to a full year, with an option for two additional years. This program provides a stipend and, in some cases, a relocation allowance. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD program in geography, statistics, economics, geospatial information science, physics, mathematics, chemistry, or related fields. For more information, please see the program website.
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National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Summer Internship Program

The NIEHS Summer Internship Program provides internships to outstanding high school, undergraduate, and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences to work on a research project that entails exposure to the latest biochemical, molecular, and analytical techniques in a given field. Participants are selected by scientific mentors from the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research. Participants are expected to work a minimum of eight continuous weeks, between the months of May and September. This internship program has an application deadline of early March. For further information oneligibility requirements, please visit the program website or contact summers@niehs.nih.gov.
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation. Scholarship recipients receive up to $20,000 a year to cover the cost of tuition, educational expenses such as books and lab fees, and living expenses such as room and board. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who come from a disadvantaged background. Applicants must also be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at a qualified accredited institution and have a GPA of 3.5 or better. This scholarship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Culture and Heritage Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation. Scholarship recipients receive up to $20,000 a year to cover the cost of tuition, educational expenses such as books and lab fees, and living expenses such as room and board. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who come from a disadvantaged background. Applicants must also be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at a qualified accredited institution and have a GPA of 3.5 or better. This scholarship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Italian American Scholarship

The National Italian American Scholarship awards funds ranging from $2,000 to $12,000 to outstanding students who are either a)of Italian American descent or b)of any ethnic background, studying Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies, or a related field. Each scholarship can cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Eligible applicants must be United States citizens or permanent resident aliens enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education for the fall term of the application year, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please contact the National Italian American Foundation by e-mail at scholarships@niaf.org.
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National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Coca-Cola Endowed Internship

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) offers the paid Coca-Cola Endowed Internship during the Summer, Fall, and Spring. Eligible candidates must be undergraduates, recent graduates, or graduate students who are interested in pursuing museum careers. Other eligibility requirements include: a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, completion of sophomore year in college, and intention to pursue a museum career. The full-time internship extends 12 weeks and includes a $1,500 stipend. This internship has an application deadline of mid-March for summer internships, mid-June for fall, and mid-October for spring. For more information, please contact NMWA’s Manager of Public Programs by phone at 202-783-7982.
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National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship

The National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship program allows undergraduate and graduate students to perform research projects designed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Projects are organized among four key areas: Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law; Environmental Management and Administration; Environmental Science; Public Relations and Communications; and Computer Programming and Development. Fellows are given a stipend based on the student’s level of education and the duration and location of the fellowship.Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must have completed at least four courses related to environmental studies. Graduate students must be currently enrolled in a program and must have completed at least one semester of graduate work, or at least four undergraduate courses related to environmental studies. This program is open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early February. For more information on the fellowship and on eligibilty requirements, please see the fellowship website.
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National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Student Fellowship

The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to an environmental issue or an environmental field of study. The purpose of the program is to help defray the costs associated with the pursuit of academic programs related to the field of environmental protection, such as pollution control, science, engineering, technology, social science, and specialty areas. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, must be enrolled in an accredited university, and must be pursuing an educational program directly related to pollution control or environmental protection for the duration of the fellowship. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more detailed eligibility requirements and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program

The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) provides the opportunity to explore a career in international security and nonproliferation. This 12-month program offers a competitive annual salary of $49,000 with an adjustment for post-doctoral Fellows. Benefits include health and dental plans, paid vacation, and paid holidays. Applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible to acquire a DOE security clearance, and be graduate students with academic specialization in international relations, nonproliferation studies, political science, security studies, economics, public administration, nuclear science/engineering, radation/health physics, radiochemistry, chemical sciences, or physics. Applicants must also have a career interest in nonproliferation and national security, and demonstrate maturity, good judgment, self-motivation, and excellent interpersonal skills. This fellowship has an application deadline of late October. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education Scholarships and Internships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers a wide variety of funded graduate and undergraduate internship and research opportunities. All awards are for NOAA science related fields. Please see the NOAA’s website for detailed information on each award, application deadlines, and contact information.
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National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, 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. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, US national or permanent resident aliens, and are graduating seniors; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program by phone at 866-673-4737 or by e-mail at info@nsfgrfp.org.
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National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches highly qualified graduate students with “hosts” in legislative and executive branch offices located in the DC area for a one year paid fellowship. Applicants must be in a graduate or professional program in a marine or aquatic field. Interested students should discuss this fellowship with their state Sea Grant Program Director. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-February. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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National Society of Black Physicists Scholarships

The National Society of Black Physicists Scholarships were founded to encourage African Americans to pursue advanced degrees in physics. Applicants may apply as either sophomores or juniors. Eligible applicants must remain physics majors in their junior or senior year in order to receive this scholarship. Three non-renewable $1,000 awards are anticipated to be given. For more information, please contact the National Society of Black Physicists by at e-mail at headquarters@nsbp.org or by phone at 703-536-4207.
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National Society of Hispanic MBA (NSHMBA) Scholarship

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship program provides funding to assist Hispanics pursuing Master’s Degrees in management/business. Awards range from $2,500–$10,000. Eligible applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic background and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a MBA program by fall of the application year. Applicants must also be NSHMBA members and posess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Awards are renewable for up to one year or until a MasterÕs Degree is earned, whichever occurs first. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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National Urban Fellows Program

National Urban Fellows is a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City University of New York’s Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs. Fellows complete course work via distance learning, are awarded an MPA degree upon completion of all academic and program requirements. Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend over 14 months; full payment of tuition; a book allowance; and relocation and travel reimbursement. For more information, please contact the Program Director at the National Urban Fellows Program by phone at 212-730-1700 or visit the fellowship website.
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National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus Ecology Fellowship

The National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Fellowship Program allows undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their vision of an ecologically sustainable future. Fellows gain practical experience in the conservation field and first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities inherent in successful conservation efforts through tangible projects to confront global warming on campus and in the community. For more information, please contact the Campus Ecology Fellowship Program by phone at 703-438-6265 or by email at campus@nwf.org.
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National Women’s Studies Association (NSWA) Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards

The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging Black women scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analysis about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color. One $400.00 award is available for students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional programs. Recent Ph.D. recipients are also eligible to apply. This award has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP)

The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) provides ten-week research internships to undergraduate students and graduate students. Participating students typically spend the summer doing research under the supervision of a mentor each year at approximately 19 Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories. The stipend is $7,690 for undergraduates and $10,250 for graduate students. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens (permanent resident aliens will be considered by some laboratories), and must be a junior, senior, or graduate student to apply.ÊIf you are a sophomore you may still apply but you must have reached junior status before starting at the lab. Applicants should have majors relevant to the research interests of the laboratories. Please contact lab coordinators for eligibility verification. This internship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Program Coordinator for the DoN NREIP by phone at 202-350-5763 or by email nreip@asee.org.
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Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) ssponsors a Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at a number of Naval R D centers and laboratories. The program is designed to significantly increase the involvement of creative and highly trained scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy. The NRL Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides approximately 40 new postdoctoral appointments per year. Fellows are competitively selected on the basis of their overall qualifications and technical proposals addressing specific areas defined by the host Navy laboratories. The selected participants will work in a unique Navy laboratory environment, while interacting with senior laboratory scientists and engineers. Candidates judged to have truly exceptional qualifications and experience will be considered for higher stipends up to a maximum of $75,000. For application deadlines and eligibility information, please see the fellowship website.
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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Program

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Program helps Navy and Marine Corps families pursue their academic goals by providing assistance for post-secondary education. Assistance may be in the form of a grant and/or interest-free loan, depending on the applicant’s individual circumstances and on the specific program under which assistance is sought. All the Society’s education programs require that students be accepted or enrolled at a post-secondary institution approved by the U.S. Department of Education and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Applicants must also be dependent children of active duty service members, retired service members, or service members who died while on active duty or in retired status; spouses of active duty service members or active duty service members enrolled in a commissioning college or degree program; or children and spouses of reservists on extended active duty only. For more information, including the application deadline, please see the scholarship website.
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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s (NMCRS) Education Program

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Education Programs help Navy and Marine Corps families pursue their academic goals by providing assistance for post-secondary education. Scholarships and no-interest loans are available, provided solely on the basis of the applicant’s financial need in accordance with policies established by the Society’s Board of Directors. Each of the Society’s education programs require that students be accepted or enrolled at a post-secondary institution approved by the U.S. Department of Education and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. For a complete list of NMCRS education programs, application deadlines, and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program

The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. The one-time grants of $7,500 each are awarded for fall, winter, and spring sports. The scholarships are one-time, non-renewable grants. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must be nominated by a faculty athletics representative. Eligible applicants must be undergraduates in their final season of NCAA athletics eligibility, must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, and must intend to enroll in a graduate degree program at an academically accredited graduate or degree-gaining professional school. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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NCAA Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship

The Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program provides a $24,000 stipend each for one female and one male student-athlete This scholarship requires a nomination from a Faculty Athletic Representative. Please see the website for more detailed information. Eligible applicants must be a graduating senior or be enrolled in graduate study at an NCAA member institution, must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and must intend to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at an academically accredited graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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New York Assembly Undergraduate Internship

The New York State Assembly Internship offers the recipient a full semester of academic credit for their internship, the opportunity to begin a career in public or public policy advocacy, and development in resume building and professional skills. Eligible applicants must be undergraduate juniors or seniors. For more information please contact the Assembly Intern Committee by phone at 518-455-4704 or by e-mail at intern@assembly.state.ny.us.
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New York City (NYC) Urban Fellows Program

The New York City (NYC) Urban Fellows Program is designed to introduce America’s finest college students and graduates to local government and public service. The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores the current urban issues impacting public policy. For their services, the program provides health insurance coverage and a nine-month stipend of $30,000. Eligible candidates must have received their bachelorÕs degree in the past two years, must be able to commit to a nine-month Fellowship, and agree to suspend any graduate study or outside work for the duration of the Fellowship. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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New York City Teaching Fellowship

New York City Teaching Fellowships allows graduates and professionals to teach two years in an under-performing city school. Fellows will be hired at a regular teacher’s salary and will also receive intensive pre-service training with living stipend; accelerated, fully-paid Master’s Degree program; and on-going classroom support and the opportunity to be involved in a network of community leaders. Eligible applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, but must not possess a teaching certificate. For more information please contact the NYC Teaching Fellows program by phone at 718-935-4101 or by e-mail at fellows@schools.nyc.gov.
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New York State Assembly Graduate Internship

The New York State Assembly Graduate Internship gives graduate students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the legislative process and New York State government and apply their ideas and research skills in the legislative process. Graduates serve as full-time assembly staff researchers and policy analysts and receive an $11,500 stipend for the six-month internship. Graduate students must be enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate degree program. Applicants must also have excellent research skills and a strong interest in state government and the legislative process. International students are also eligible to apply if they have academic requirements in the U.S. For more information, please contact the Assembly Intern Committee by phone at 518-455-4704 or by e-mail at intern@assembly.state.ny.us.
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New York State Senate Richard A. Wiebe Public Policy Service Fellowship

The New York State Senate Richard A. Wiebe Public Policy Service Fellowship provides a ten-month internship that awards students with a $32,000 stipend.The recipient of the Wiebe Fellowship is placed in the Majority Counsel/Program Services Office, and works on a variety of policy areas of interest to the Senate Majority Conference. Wiebe Fellows demonstrate broad interests in all areas of public policy in New York State. To qualify, an applicant must be a full-time matriculating graduate student in an accredited university. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Newcombe, Charlotte W., Scholarship for Mature Women Students

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship for Mature Women Students is a need-based scholarship for women over the age of 25 who are enrolled at American University. The scholarship seeks to encourage mature women to continue their education. Eligible students must be female, over 25 years of age, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, enrolled in a degree program at American University (undergraduate, certificate, or with limitations, graduate level), must have completed half their credits towards their degree and have a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must also have filed the FAFSA and show financial need. The application deadline is in mid-May. This scholarship is directly administered by American University; therefore, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more information on the application process.
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Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship and Apprenticeship for Minorities

The Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship and Apprenticeship for Minorities is a highly competitive 30-month program that provides two generous awards each year to minority students who have majored in subjects other than journalism as undergraduates. at the Newhouse School. The winners study newspaper journalism on the masterÕs level at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and receive professional, on-the-job training. The award includes: part-time reporting internship, a full tuition scholarship, a monthly stipend of $1,400, health insurance coverage, up to $1,500 for moving expenses to Syracuse, up to $800 for travel to professional conferences, and up to $1,000 for books, fees and other academic expenses. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens from under-represented groups whose undergraduate major was in any subject other than journalism. Applicants must also have graduated by June 15 of the year in which they will begin study at Syracuse University, and must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship

The Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship (Next Generation) is a post-master’s degree one-year program that is cultivating a new generation of Asian affairs specialists committed to and capable of bridging the gap between the best scholarly research and the pressing needs of U.S. foreign policy toward a rapidly changing Asia. Recent master’s and professional degree holders (e.g., MA, MBA, LLM, JD, etc.) are invited to apply for a year-long fellowship at NBRÕs headquarters in Seattle. Fellows will collaborate with leading scholars to conduct independent research and participate in the briefing of research findings to the policymaking community in Washington, D.C. Each fellow will receive a $32,500 fellowship award (with benefits), as well as a reimbursement for some relocation expenses. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This program has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information please contact the Next Generation Fellowship by e-mail at nextgen@nbr.org.
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NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

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 Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Eligibility applicants must be U.S. citizens, must have full-time status as a college sophomore at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. For detailed eligibility requirements and application information, please see the scholarship website.
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Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) General Study Scholarships

Each year, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) National Leadership Grant program offers 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships ranging from $5,000–$25,000. Eligible applicants must be U.S. Citizens of Italian descent enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a four-year, accredited academic institution. These scholarships have application deadlines in late February. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Organization of American States (OAS) Internship

The OAS Student Internship Program is designed for undergraduate, graduate and young professional student to allow them to work within their fields of study. The Program although unpaid is very competitive; in order to be selected, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, a good command of two of the four official languages of the Organization: English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. Interns are required to attend a mandatory cycle of weekly meetings with senior officials to provide them with a clear insight into overall OAS activities. In addition, all selected candidates are required to participate in the MOAS/PC which is a simulation of the Permanent Council of the OAS. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program is designed to support students, from advanced undergraduates to graduate and medical students, in their pursuit of Parkinson’s-related summer research projects.Ê The goal of the Summer Fellowship is to cultivate interest in Fellows into the cause and possible treatments for Parkinson’s disease. Fellows work under the close supervision of a sponsor who is an expert in the Parkinson’s community and oversees the project.ÊTypically, summer fellowships are offered for 10 weeks of laboratory work with an award of $3,000. Undergraduate students, graduate students and medical students are all eligible for summer fellowships.ÊEach applicant must identify a mentor, with whom he or she will conduct the proposed project. This fellowship has an application deadline of late January. For more information on contact information, eligiblity requirements, and application instructions, please visit the scholarship website.
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Pasona Internship Program

The Pasona Internship Program allows outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a two month internship at a Japanese company. The internship provides the student with valuable opportunities to learn Japanese business practices and to receive on-the-job-training, with a monthly allowance of approximately 120,000 yen. Round-trip economy airfare (up to $1,200) between the U.S. and Japan and housing will be provided free of charge during the two-month internship. The internship is open to graduate students and select undergraduates (juniors and seniors) studying in the United States and Canada. Conversational Japanese is a must but fluency is recommended for a successful internship. The application deadline for this award is in mid-December. For more information, please call 212-551-9570 or e-mail japaninternship@pasona.com.
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Pasona Internship Program in Japan

The Pasona Internship Program allows outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a two-month internship at a Japanese company.The internship provides the student with valuable opportunities to learn Japanese business practices and to receive on-the-job-training at well-known Japanese companies in Tokyo. Since the start of the program in 1987, over 300 students have had the unique experience of working for a Japanese company. For questions concerning the internship and more detailed information, e-mail japaninternship@pasona.com or call 212-551-9581.
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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. This is a competitive fellowship supports two years of graduate study with up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of supported graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program. Applicants must be no more than 30 years old on the application deadline. Additionally, applicants must be naturalized U.S. citizens, hold a green card, or be the child of two naturalized U.S. citizen parents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Pearson Prize for Higher Education

The Pearson Prize for Higher Education provides support to exemplary students who–while still completing their undergraduate studies–are distinguishing themselves by leading public service efforts that give back to their local community. The Pearson Prize will recognize 70 students for exemplary community service, providing 20 with financial assistance totaling $10,000 as well as additional support, and 50 more with a single one-time cash grant of $500. All recipients will take part in the Pearson Foundation’s mobile and digital media projects that support student leadership. The Pearson Prize is administered by the National Society for Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) and is open to all current undergraduate students enrolled at accredited four-year and two-year institutions who have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and at least one year remaining until graduation. The application deadline for this scholarship is mid-April. For more information please see the scholarship website.
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Pew Leadership Year

The Pew Leadership Year offers hands-on experience in public policy advocacy, research and communications to individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors and have recently completed an undergraduate or advanced degree. These year-long, paid positions, all based in Washington, DC, will provide 22 exceptionally talented graduates the chance to work alongside Pew professionals, gaining valuable skills while making important contributions to Pew’s work. Through observation and involvement, each fellow will have the opportunity to work on critical issues, which may include: global conservation; U.S. land conservation; marine environmental advocacy; global warming and energy policy; federal banking regulations; financial reform; state fiscal issues; election initiatives; public safety; the healthy development of young children; and early childhood education. Each program participant will focus on one discipline Ð advocacy/policy, research or communications Ð within one department Ð Pew Environment Group, Philanthropic Partnership Group, Pew Center on the States, or Pew Health Group. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Phi Beta Kappa’s Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture

The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship is awarded for at least six months of study in France. The purpose of the award is to help educators and researchers improve education in standard French language, literature, and culture and in the study of standard French in the United States. The fellowship is awarded annually and has a stipend of at least $10,000. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who can demonstrate their career does or will involve active use of the French language. They must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution with a 3.0 minimum GPA in French language and literature as a major, and must demonstrate superior competence in French. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-745-3235 or e-mail awards@pbk.org.
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Phi Delta Kappa Graduate Fellowship In Educational Leadership

The dual objective of the Phi Delta Kappa Graduate Fellowship In Educational Leadership is 1) to promote the advancement of education through the development of leadership and 2) to provide deserving Kappa graduate students with financial aid toward the completion of master’s, specialist, or doctoral degrees designed to enhance their leadership skills in the profession of education. Award amounts range from $500-$1,500 annually. Applicants must be Phi Delta Kappa members and must be full-time students during the year of the tuition and fee awards. Activity in the organization will be considered in the evaluation of the applications. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) International Peace Scholarship for Women

The Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) International Peace Scholarship (IPS) provides scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. and Canada. The award is in the amount of up to $10,000 for women who are citizens of any country except the U.S. and Canada. Applicants must be qualified to enroll in a U.S. or Canadian university, or be enrolled and have at least one full year of coursework remaining. This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholar Awards

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholar Awards are one-time competitive, merit-based awards for women of the U.S. and Canada who are either pursuing a doctoral degree or are engaged in postdoctoral research at an accredited college or university. The awards provide recognition, as well as partial support for study and research for women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields. Applicants must be nominated by local P.E.O. chapters. At the time of their nomination, they must be citizens of the U.S. or Canada; have at least one academic year remaining to complete their doctoral level degreeor postdoctoral research from the date the awards are granted; be within two years of completing their graduate degree or advanced study or research at the time that the awards are granted; be a full-time student at an accredited college or university; demonstrate academic excellence, maturity, and seriousness of purpose; and have clearly defined career objectives. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Phillips Academy’s Summer Session Teaching Assistants Program

Through its Teaching Assistants Program the Phillips Academy Summer Session offers positions to those who want a chance to test their aspiration to become teachers. Teaching Assistants (TAs) assist in teaching two courses (six class days per week) over a six week period. The TA’s experience is rigorous and thoroughly challenging; Phillips Academy requires superior performance of its teachers, TAs, and students alike. For the classroom component, TAs generally participate in teaching, supervising students, grading, photocopying, class planning, and researching material. TAs also coach an afternoon activity, chaperone social functions and off-campus trips, and facilitate nearly every aspect of a boarding school life. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship is for outstanding graduating seniors or recent graduates who will enroll in master’s degree programs in fields such as international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign language studies. The fellowship will cover all expenses for the first and second year of graduate study. There is a service requirement attached to this award, as successful candidates are obligated to a minimum of three years of service as a Foreign Service Officer. Only U.S. citizens will be considered. Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. At the time of application, candidates must be seeking admission to graduate school for the following academic year. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854.
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Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip airline ticket. The Fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools identified by the Woodrow Wilson National Federation. Only U.S. citizens will be considered. Applicants must be in the junior year of undergraduate study. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 at the time of application and maintain a 3.2 GPA throughout participation in the program. Applicants who are members of an underrepresented population are strongly encouraged to apply. The scholarship deadline is in early February. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for dates and times of information sessions and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Polaris Project Fellowship

Polaris Project’s Fellowship Program is a formalized leadership development program focused on training future leaders to serve in the anti-trafficking movement and other related fields. The Fellowship operates in three sessions per year: Spring (January-May), Summer (June-August), and Fall (September-December). After participating in an intensive training and orientation process, fellows engage in meaningful projects and continuing education and professional development activities.ÊAll fellowship positions are unpaid, and most are designed as full-time positions. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship

The Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship offers an opportunity for a new lawyer or policy analyst to develop skills in preparation for a lifelong career of public interest advocacy. Fellows will receive a salary of $42,000 and fully-paid medical and dental coverage. Debt service on law school or graduate school loans for the duration of the fellowship may be available based on need. Eligible candidates include applicants with a JD or MA/MS in public policy or related field. Candidates must also demonstrate interest or experience in at least one area of the Business and Professional People for the Public Interest Program and posses excellent oral and writing skills. This scholarship has a mid-October deadline. For more information, please contact the Business and Professional People for the Public Interest by phone at 312-641-5570 or by e-mail at info@bpichicago.org.
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Proteus Fund Diversity Fellowship

The Proteus Fund’s Diversity Fellowship identifies, recruits, and cultivates emerging practitioners of color who represent the next generation of philanthropic leaders and offers them training, support and strong community. The year-long program places Fellows in foundations to work on major projects in the areas of community needs, education, affordable housing, global issues, the environment and youth development. Fellows will spend four days per week working in their assigned foundation and on Thursdays will spend time collaborating in the Learning Community. In addition to a $45,000 stipend, Fellows will have the benefit of guest speakers, structured professional connections, travel to conferences, and professional development opportunities. This fellowship has an application deadline of early May. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program

The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors and rising seniors, primarily from historically underrepresented groups, for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service. There is an array of opportunities under the fellowship which span a period of development from the junior year of college to beyond the completion of a graduate degree. Benefits include full tuition to attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute plus a $1,000 stipend and a minimum of $5,000 toward graduate school tuition. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum amount, and are eligible for paid internships and other professional development opportunities. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, must have completed junior year of college by the start of the Junior Summer Institute (JSI), have at least one full semester or two quarters of coursework remaining before graduation, must not have attained a bachelor’s degree prior to start of the Junior Summer Institute, must be committed to completing a master’s degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA consortium graduate schools, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public service such as government, nonprofit, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs. Financial need is given consideration. All academic majors are welcome to apply. The application deadline is in early November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor if you are interested in applying for this fellowship.
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Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Diversity Multicultural Scholarship

The Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) Diversity Multicultural Scholarship was established to assist and recognize young men and women for outstanding academic achievement and commitment to the practice of public relations. Two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each are awarded every year to talented communications students who are of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Pacific Islander ancestry. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited four-year college or university, be at least junior status at the time the scholarship will be used and have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point scale. Membership in PRSSA is preferred, but is not a requirement. A major or minor in public relations, journalism, or mass communications is required. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-May. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Pulliam Fellowship

Pulliam Fellows are assigned to The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic to work as reporters, editorial writers or copy editors, participate in writing workshops, and learn over lunch from some of the best minds in journalism. Each fellow will receive $650 a week for the duration of the ten week program which occurs from June to August. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors are encouraged to apply. Previous internships and part-time experience at a newspaper are desired or other demonstration of writing and reporting ability. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early November. For more information please contact the Russell B. Pulliam Fellowship Director at The Indianapolis Star by phone at 317-444-6001, or by e-mail at russell.pulliam@indystar.com.
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Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance

The Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance will enable one Canadian, one Jewish/Israeli and one Arab (from Israel or another Middle East country) student to study for a one year period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The selected Rabin Scholars will be enrolled in a specially designed Visiting Graduate Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Gilo Center for Citizenship, Democracy and Civic Education. The award is for $15,000; the student is asked to complete a research project or essay in return, as well as speak at a Canadian institution. Nominations of women and men of all cultural, ethnic, political, racial and religious backgrounds are strongly encouraged. Candidates must demonstrate superior academic abilities as well as individual initiative and leadership skills. The Canadian Scholar must be a Canadian citizen with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Canadian, American, or Middle East University. Scholars may come from a variety of disciplines including political science, international relations, Middle Eastern studies, economics, law, or other areas relating to the pursuit of peace. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please contact The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance by phone at 416-485-8000 OR 1-888-432-7398 or by e-mail at admissions@cfhu.org.
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Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

The Rangel Program awards up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $34,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree. Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communication) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, embarking on one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Rangel Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working for a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U.S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study. Fellows will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during their early employment at the State Department. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 throughout their period of study. Only U.S. citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June and must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program. A candidate’s community, academic, other extracurricular, and leadership activities will be considered. The application deadline for this program is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 and schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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Reebok Human Rights Award

The Reebok Human Rights Award gives recognition and financial support to young activists (under the age of 30) who have made significant contributions to human rights through non-violent means. Honorees receive a $50,000 grant to further their work. Nominees are submitted from around the world by prominent individuals in the human rights community and by non-governmental organizations. For more information please see the grant website.
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Rendel, Betty, Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of Past NFRW President Betty Rendel’s extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The application deadline is in early June. For more information, please contact the National Federation of Republican Women at 703-548-9688 or e-mail mail@nfrw.org.
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Rhodes Scholarship

Rhodes Scholars are appointed 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. Rhodes Scholars will be judged by four standards, including literary and scholastic attainments; energy to use one’s talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports; truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and moral force of character and instincts to lead and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings. The campus deadline is in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile if you are interested in this scholarship. A university nomination, in addition to close interaction with the Office of Merit Awards during the Rhodes application process, is required to apply for this scholarship. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards by phone at 202-885-1854 or by e-mail at meritawards@american.edu.
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Rocky Mountain Nature Association Fellowship

The Rocky Mountain Nature Association Fellowship allows one graduate student to work with Rocky Mountain Nature Park resource managers and interpreters for a period of three to four months. The fellowship provides park housing and a stipend of $5,000 plus up to $3,000 for expenses related to research and program fulfillment. Candidates must be currently enrolled in or in the process of graduating from a graduate level program at an accredited college or university. Applicants must have proven excellence in scholarship, research, or service in the fields of natural and/or cultural sciences and interpretation. Applicants’ goals should include a career with a national or state park in park interpretation, natural or cultural sciences, resource management, or environmental education. Participants should also demonstrate excellent communication skills at a level appropriate for public audience and a willingness to contribute to the purposes of the Rocky Mountain Fellowship Program and assist the National Park Service by sharing knowledge, skill and enthusiasm. This fellowship has an application deadline of early February. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Roothbert Fund Scholarship

The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Roothbert Fund Scholarships are small (averaging $2000 -$3000) and are meant to be supplementary. The selection process for this scholarship includes an in-person interview in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven, and Philadelphia. The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. The Roothbert Fund only provides Scholarship Grants to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following states (or applicants planning to move to one of these states prior to March 1st): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. For more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Roothbert Fund between November 1 and January 31 by phone at 212-870-3116 or by e-mail at mail@roothbertfund.org.
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Rotary Peace Fellowship

Applicants for the Rotary Peace Fellowship can choose from two Fellowship options: a Master’s degree option, which involves six Peace Centers and seven universities and lasts 15 to 24 months, including a 2-3 month internship during summer break; and a Professional development certificate, which is held at one Peace Center and one university, lasts for 3 months, and includes 2-3 weeks of field study as part of the curriculum. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience, have at least three years (master’s degree) or five years of relevant work experience (professional development certificate), possess excellent leadership skills, and demonstrate a commitment to international understanding and peace. Applicants must have proficiency in a second language (masterÕs degree) or in English (professional development certificate). For a list of Peace Center locations and for complete eligibility requirements, please see the scholarship website.
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Saint Andrews’ Society Scholarship Program

The Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York has provides graduate scholarships to promote cultural interchange and goodwill between Scotland and the United States. The scholarship provides funds totalling between $20,000-$30,000 for Scottish-American students to be used initially for tuition, then board, transportation, and other expenses at an institution in Scotland. Applicants must have an endorsement from the President of their institution. Interested students must contact the Office of Merit Awards no later than September 1st in order to request an endorsement from the university. Eligible students are undergraduate seniors who will obtain a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university by the spring and can explain or demonstrate the significance of their interest for studying in Scotland. Preference will be given to candidates who have not previously studied in the United Kingdom. Candidates must reside or attend school within 250 miles of New York State. For a full list of eligibility requirements and for more information, please contact the Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York by phone at 212-223-4248 or by e-mail at office@standrewsny.org.
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Salvatori Fellowship

The ISI Salvatori Fellowship provides $10,000 to each awardee for graduate work related to an understanding and appreciation of both the principles of the Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views. Two of these graduate fellowships are awarded annually. In order to qualify for ISI graduate fellowships, applicants must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level (those attending medical or law school are ineligible). Applicants must be U.S. citizens and college seniors or graduate students who are familiar with ISI’s purposes and programs and who receive The Intercollegiate Review. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information, please contact the Graduate Fellowships Program Intercollegiate Studies Institute by phone at 1-800-526-7022 or by e-mail at awards@isi.org
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Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a one year public service project anywhere in the world to a graduating senior before they enter graduate school or the professional world. $5,000 is awarded at the beginning of the project and the remaining $5,000 is awarded upon receipt of a six month progress report. To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good and can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information on eligibility, please see the scholarship website.
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Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program funds SMART Scholars who receive a starting salary/stipend ranging from $25,000 for undergraduates to $41,000 for doctoral students; full tuition and related education fees; book allowance of $1,000; paid summer internships; and career opportunities after graduation. Eligible applicants must be US nationals and citizens, at least 18 years of age and, if seeking undergraduate support, be enrolled as a student in a regionally accredited university or college. The deadline for this program is in early December. For more information on the program, please contact the SMART Scholarship for Service Program by e-mail at smart@asee.org or by phone 202-331-3544.
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Sertoma Scholarships

Sertoma offers two types of $1,000 scholarships to assist with tuition, books, and supplies. The Sertoma Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship is available for undergraduate students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss. Applicants must be accepted as entering or continuing, full-time undergraduate students at a college or university in the United States during the upcoming school year. Applicants must be enrolled in classes leading to a four-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline. This scholarship has an application deadline of early May. The Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship is available for students pursuing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more detailed eligibility information, please visit the scholarship website.
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Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR)

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid Research Program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of science and engineering. Students may use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from the research site or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project. There are also designated funds available for astronomy research and for vision related research. Students from any country are eligible to receive funding, international students and non-U. S. citizens are encouraged to apply. Only undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs are eligibile. For application deadlines and more information, please see the grant website.
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Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is a summer program for students pursuing careers in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS proteges can participate for up to four summers. SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. SOARS offers educational and research opportunities, mentoring, career counseling and guidance, and financial support to participants. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This program has an application deadline of early February.
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Sloan, Alfred P., Foundation Research Fellowship

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must possess a PhD in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, ocean sciences, or in a related interdisciplinary field. Candidates must also be members of the regular teaching faculty (i.e., tenure track) of a degree-granting college or university in the United States or Canada. In order to be eligible for a fellowship, candidates must be nominated by department heads or other senior researchers. For more information, please contact the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation by e-mail at researchfellows@sloan.org, or by phone at 212-649-1649.
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Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center Fellows Program

The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products. The Lemelson Center invites applications covering a broad spectrum of research topics that resonate with its mission to foster a greater understanding of invention and innovation, broadly defined. However, the Center especially encourages project proposals that will illuminate the role of women inventors; inventors with disabilities; inventors from diverse backgrounds; or any inventions and technologies associated with groups that are traditionally under-represented in the historical record. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies

The Smuts Memorial Fund elects one Smuts Visiting Research Fellow a year to study at the University of Cambridge for nine months. Fellowships are available for research in the field of Commonwealth Studies, including the Commonwealth related aspects of archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics and social psychology. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please visit the fellowship website.
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Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships provide promising and highly qualified recent Ph.D.s with opportunities to conduct research in Japan in the humanities and social science fields. The award funds between 1-12 months (short-term) or 12-24 months (long term). U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents are eligible for this award. Projects need not be explicitly related to the study of Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Japan Program/SSRC by e-mail at japan@ssrc.org or by phone 212-377-2700.
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Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship

International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRF) are offered by the Social Science Research Council and provide nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States and are conducting dissertation research outside of the United States. IDRF promotes research that is situated in a specific discipline and geographical region but is also informed by interdisciplinary and cross-regional perspectives. Research topics may address all periods in history, but applicants should be alert to the broader implications of their research as it relates to contemporary issues and debates. 75 fellowships are awarded annually, with amounts varying depending on the research plan (per-fellowship average is $18,750). The fellowship includes participation in an interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in Ph.D. programs in the humanities and social sciences. Students may be eligible to apply if their research projects engage directly with broader theoretical and analytical issues in the humanities and social sciences. The program does not accept applications from Ph.D. programs in law, business, medicine, nursing or journalism. For more information, please contact the Social Science Research Council by phone at 212-377-2700 or e-mail info@ssrc.org.
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship Program

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. SWE scholarships and fellowships range from $1,000 to $10,000 each. For a full list of application deadlines, eligibility requirements, and scholarship options through SWE, please visit the scholarship website.
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Somers Aging and Long-Term Care Research Internship

The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) seeks outstanding graduate and upper division undergraduate students to participate in the Somers Aging and Long-Term Care Research Internship. Interns will focus on aging and long-term care policy projects in Washington, DC, and will receive a $3,500 stipend during the 12-week internship. Students studying economics, gerontology, political science, public policy, health policy, social work, actuarial science or related subjects are urged to apply for this 12-week summer semester internship. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please contact NASI’s Internship Coordinator by phone at 202-452- 8097 or by e-mail at internships@nasi.org.
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Soros Justice Media Fellowships

The Soros Justice Media Fellowships support writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinct voices proposing to complete media projects for local, regional and national markets that engage the public and provoke policy responses to one or more of the Open Society Institute‰s U.S. criminal justice priorities. The fellowship program intends to support individuals interested in pursuing important but marginalized, controversial, or unpopular issues in a comprehensive manner. Media fellowships are one year in duration, and fellows are expected to make their projects the primary focus of their work during the term of the fellowship. Projects can begin in either April or September. Photography projects (production or distribution) are not eligible for funding. Eligible candidates must be professional journalists working in print, photography, radio, and television with at least three years of experience. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.
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Southeast Europe and the EU Leadership Development Programme

In an effort to contribute to the reform process in Southeast Europe, the TRANSFUSE Association and the College of Europe have launched a program for young people from the region, as well as from the rest of Europe, who aspire to play an active role in the future of their countries. The Programme runs over a ten-month period and aims to transmit knowledge about the EU and its relation to the region, to stimulate the leadership and professional skills of participants and to encourage the exchange of views. Eligible applicants must be under the age of 26 with a successful academic record, have an excellent level of English, have a strong interest in Southeast Europe as well as the EU and international affairs; possess a high degree of personal commitment and professional orientation; possess work experience through internships or voluntary work. Please see the scholarship website for a list of eligible countries. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Sports Journalism Institute

The Sports Journalism Institute is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. The Institute is designed to attract talented students to print journalism through opportunities in sports reporting and editing, and enhance racial and gender Multicultural Students in sports departments of newspapers nationwide. The Institute runs from June through August and will consist of classroom sessions to be held at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., from May through June, followed by eight-week paid internships at newspapers (to be determined individually), as well as a $500 scholarship upon successful completion of the program for students returning to college. All students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at an accredited four-year college or university. For more information and eligibility/application requirements, please visit the program website.
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St. Paul’s School Teaching Fellow Program

The Apprentice Teaching Program at St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire employs several recent college graduates to serve as Teaching Fellows, joining the faculty for a one-year appointment. In addition to the work in the classroom, each Teaching Fellow is expected to assist coaching in the Athletic Program, supervise students in a house, supervise study halls, and participate in faculty meetings. Teaching Fellows are provided housing, meals, coverage under the School’s medical health insurance program, and a stipend of $25,000. In selecting Teaching Fellows, the School considers the successful completion of a teaching internship, strength of personal development, interest in exploring boarding school life, depth of scholarship, involvement in activities and athletics in college, and interest in the teaching profession. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the Director of Apprentice Teaching Programs by e-mail at asp@sps.edu.
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State of California Executive Fellowship Program

The California Executive Fellowship Program is an experiential learning opportunity in which Fellows function as full-time professional staff in executive offices at various levels of CaliforniaÕs executive branch which includes the office of the governor, constitutional offices, cabinet secretaries, commissions and departments. Executive Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,972 as well as medical, dental and vision benefits. Persons from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply. For more information regarding the Executive Fellowship Program, e-mail calstudies@csus.edu or call 916-278-6906.
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Student Conservation Association (SCA) Conservation Internships

Each year, the Student Conservation Association helps thousands of people 18 and over find a way to make a difference. SCA offers 3-to-12 month, expense-paid internship opportunities in all 50 states, in more than 50 professional fields. Most SCA interns work one-on-one alongside conservation professionals, while a few others work in small groups, under SCA supervision, doing wilderness restoration, exotic plant management, fire fuels mitigation, and environmental education. For more information, please contact the SCA Conservation Internship program’s Admissions Office by phone at 603-543-1700 ext. 499 or by email at admissions@thesca.org.
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Studio Art Centers International Scholarships (Florence, Italy)

Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy, was founded in Tuscany as a U.S. non-profit 501 c (3) educational institution for undergraduate and graduate university-level students seeking fully accredited studio art, design, and liberal arts instruction. SACI particularly encourages those students interested in studying abroad to apply to their programs. SACI offers a significant number of scholarship awards, processes federal loans for post baccalaureate students, and facilitates the financial aid process for students studying abroad with a home institution in the U.S. For specific scholarship requirements and more information, please contact SACI New York by phone at 212-248-7225, or by e-mail at admissions@saci-florence.edu.
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Swann, Caroline and Erwin, Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon Fellowship

The Swann Foundation seeks to award one fellowship annually (with a stipend of up to $15,000) to assist the fellow in his/her ongoing scholarly research and writing projects in the field of caricature and cartoon. In lieu of one fellowship, the board has made smaller awards to several recipients in recent years due to the number, nature, and quality of fellowship applications. Since the Fund encourages research in a variety of academic disciplines, there is no restriction upon the university department in which this work is being done, provided the subject pertains to caricature or cartoon art. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website or e-mail swann@loc.gov.
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Tahoe-Baihal Institute’s (TBI) Summer Environmental Exchange (SEE)

The Tahoe-Baikal Institute’s Summer Environmental Exchange (SEE) is a nine week experiential, place-based, watershed education and leadership development program hosted at Lake Tahoe in the USA and Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, Russia. Through small-group investigative projects, ecological restoration work, meetings with experts, and interactive workshops that simulate environmental problem-solving scenarios, participants apply their diverse skills and observe how political, legal, and administrative bodies work together with researchers, academic organizations, non-profits, businesses, and residents to promote stewardship and environmental protection. It is not necessary to be fluent in Russian to apply. The program’s deadlines are early December for early decision applications, and early February for final applications. For eligibility requirements and more information, please contact the Tahoe-Baikal Institute at info@tahoebaikal.org or by phone at 530-542-5599.
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Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) Fellowships & Internships

Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) is a nonpartisan budget watchdog and independent voice for American taxpayers. TCS is looking for currently enrolled and recently graduated college students to fill full-time, paid internships and fellowships throughout the year.TCS Interns and Fellows will have the opportunity to: gain a broad perspective and first-hand experience in federal policy-making in Congress and the Executive Branch, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing; develop their skills in writing, policy analysis, critical-thinking, and political awareness; and work closely with TCS’ professional staff to assume real responsibility in a fast-paced environment on Capitol Hill. TCS Interns and Fellows may apply to work in one or more of the following areas: National Security, Transportation & Infrastructure Policy, Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Policy, or Organization Development. Candidates from all academic disciplines will be considered as long as they have a demonstrated interest in public policy, activism, or one of the areas mentioned above. Candidates interested in working with the Communications Department must have some journalism or writing experience. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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Teach for America

Teach For America is an organization which recruits and funds a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community. Applicants from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and regional, subject, and grade-level preferences have no bearing on admission decisions. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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The Jackson Laboratory’s Summer Student Program

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, not-for-profit research institution dedicated to the betterment of human health through research in mammalian genetics. The Summer Student Program is designed to help students understand the nature of research science. The emphasis of this program is on methods of discovery and communication of knowledge, not the mastery of established facts. Under the guidance of a mentor, students develop an independent research project, implement their plan, analyze the data, and report their results. At the end of the summer, students present their findings to researchers, peers, and parents. For further information on research areas, application deadlines, and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for two to three months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields. While German, French or Italian language skills are not required for the research stay in Switzerland, knowledge of any of these languages would be helpful in daily life. The working language will generally be English. For further information on application deadlines and requirements, please visit the scholarship website.
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Thomas More Scholarship Program

Gonzaga Law School’s Thomas More Scholarship Program provides a unique opportunity for talented individuals to realize their commitment to serving the public interest through law. The scholarship committee annually selects a small number of entering first-year students to be Thomas More Scholars. These Scholars are awarded full tuition so that they may pursue careers in public service unencumbered by substantial law school debt. All Scholars must complete a significant amount of pro bono public service legal work for which they receive no academic credit or compensation. Thomas More Scholarship applicants should show evidence of a strong social concern for the welfare of others, as demonstrated through a history of volunteer service and other activities. Selected applicants typically achieved undergraduate GPAs of 3.5 or higher and LSAT scores in the top quartile. Applicants must take the LSAT no later than December, and submit their Thomas More application by early March. For more information, please contact the Thomas More Program Coordinator by phone at 509-313-3742 or see the scholarship website for more information.
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Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admission to Leading Law Schools (Trials)

Trials is a fully-subsidized residential scholarship program that helps talented and motivated college students of modest means gain admission to the nationÕs leading law schools. Students will reside at Harvard or NYU and receive LSAT instruction as well as a series of lectures by prominent lawyers and scholars. No expenses are associated with the program and students will receive a $3,000 stipend for the program. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to enroll in the Trials program. Students of any background whose personal circumstances, self-identifications, and unique perspectives place them outside the mainstream of typical law school applicants. Strong academic credentials, well-articulated ambitions, and documented financial need are necessary. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Truman Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development. Truman Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs including Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, and The Truman-Albright Fellows Program. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline of mid-April. Interested sophomores should contact the Office of Merit Awards regarding the selection process, as AU begins preparing nominees during the spring semester of their sophomore year. For information on the selection process, please contact the Office of Merit Awards by phone at 202-885-1854 or by e-mail meritawards@american.edu.
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Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The makers of TYLENOL® are giving away $10,000 scholarships and $5,000 scholarships to students who demonstrate leadership in community and school activities and who major or intend to major in an area that will lead to a career in a health-related field. Winners will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership in community and school activities, grade point average, and intended focus on healthcare-related areas of study. This scholarship has an application deadline of late May. For more information, please see the scholarship’s website.
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U.S Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Fellowship Program

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) researches, educates, and mobilizes people at the grassroots level to build support and advocate on behalf of citizens to change public policy. U.S. PIRG Fellows will stand up to powerful interests like Wall Street lobbyists and pharmaceutical companies as they work to win concrete results for consumers. They will work closely with experienced advocates and organizers, and will learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media, and direct lobbying of decision-makers. Through the course of the fellowship, PIRG Fellows will get the skills, experience and training necessary to take on leadership in the social change movement. Some of the issues PIRG Fellows will work on include: transportation, food safety, government aid to education, toxic pollution cleanup, money in politics, voting reform, and more. This two-year fellowship comes with an annual salary (commensurate with relevant professional experience). For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA) Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession. Under this program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in certain elementary and secondary schools and educational service agencies that serve low-income families, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to a combined total of $17,500 on your Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and your Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. If you have PLUS loans only, you are not eligible for this type of forgiveness. For full eligibility requirements and application information, please see the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program website.
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Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Foundation typically awards 80 scholarships of up to $5,000 and 50 honorable mentions of $350 to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. To be considered, one must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as a sophomore or junior at a U.S. post-secondary institution, and have a college GPA of at least 3.0. Students must be nominated by their university. Nominated students must intend to pursue a career in environmental public policy, or be Native American or Native Alaskan students intending to pursue careers in tribal public policy or health care. This scholarship has a campus application deadline of late April. Please fill out a Merit Awards Profile to be considered. Also, contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.
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United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education & Ministry (GBEHM) Scholarships

Through its General Board of Higher Education & Ministry, the United Methodist Church provides scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students at more than 100 United Methodist-related colleges and universities. Many of the scholarships for graduate students are designated for persons pursuing a degree in theological studies (M.Div., D.Min., Ph.D.), higher education administration, or for older adults changing their careers. Scholarships for racial ethnic undergraduate or graduate students and United Methodist students at non-United Methodist schools are also available. Scholarships are awarded on an academic year basis. A student is eligible to receive only one United Methodist scholarship during any one academic year. For further information on specific scholarship opportunities and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarship Awards

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers. The UNCF/Merck awards provide up to $30,000 in tuition support and opportunities for an internship and research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility. Applicants must be African American (black) and have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Award recipients will be selected based on their GPA, their demonstrated interest in their own scientific education and a career in scientific research or engineering, and their ability to perform in a laboratory or engineering environment. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please e-mail uncfmerck@uncf.org or visit the program website.
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United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph (JR) Program for International Peace’s Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship

The Jennings Randolph (JR) Program for International Peace’s Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship awards nonresidential fellowships to students at U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to peace, conflict, and international security. The dissertation fellowship award is $20,000 for ten months and may be used to support writing or field research. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in a doctoral program at an accredited university in the United States. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the degree except the dissertation by the time the fellowship begins. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the JR Program by phone at 202-457-1700 or by e-mail at jrprogram@usip.org.
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United States-South Pacific (USSP) Scholarship Program

The United StatesÐSouth Pacific Scholarship Program is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides opportunities for degree study at U.S. institutions of higher education. The Scholarship Program includes a summer internship in Washington, D.C. as well as a four to five-week community service project in the studentÕs home country. Candidates from the following countries, who meet specific selection criteria, are eligible for the program: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Eligible fields of study include standard liberal arts curriculum and other selected fields, with priority given to agriculture, business (undergraduate only), computer science, education, environmental studies, journalism, political science, public administration, and related fields. If a proposed field of study is not among the priority fields, the applicant should give special attention to explaining how this course of study would support the goals of the program. This scholarship has an application deadline or early February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please call 808-944-735 or e-mail ussp@eastwestcenter.org.
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University College London Graduate School Scholarships

The University College of London (UCL) Graduate School Research Scholarships are available annually to prospective and current UCL research students from any country. Fifteen awards are available which will cover UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance allowance of 15,590 pounds per annum for full time study. The sole criterion for the award of the Graduate School Research Scholarships will be academic excellence and research potential. All international students who apply for this scholarship are also required to apply for an Overseas Research Students (ORS) award. The deadline for this scholarship is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Entrance Scholarships Office in the Registrar’s Division of University College London by international phone at +44 (0)20 7679 2000 or see the scholarship website.
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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Program for Research Experience in Pathology (PREP)

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pathology and The Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Pathology offer qualified college-level science majors an undergraduate Program for Research Experience in Pathology (PREP). Students will become an integral part of an investigative team and will spend approximately 10 weeks during the summer months in the laboratories of scientists in the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center on projects related to the molecular basis of disease. Students will receive first-hand laboratory experience participating in and conducting experiments with the faculty and other laboratory personnel. A weekly conference series with faculty and other students in the program will also be held allowing students the opportunity to learn the scientific principles underlying research in molecular and cellular pathology. Accepted students will receive a $3,000 stipend in addition to free housing for the duration of the program. For more information, please see the program website.
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University of Maryland’s Merrill College of Journalism Howard Simons Fellowship

The Howard Simons Fellowship at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism covers all tuition and provides a stipend of approximately $12,000 for the 12-month program. Funded by The Washington Post in honor of the late Howard Simons, this fellowship goes to a promising student of color who has demonstrated an interest in a career in newspapers. To be considered for the Simons Fellowship, applicants to the College’s master’s program must submit a letter of interest and samples of their work product. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.
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University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) Advocate for Justice Scholarship

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) offers up to 20 full-tuition Advocate for Justice Scholarships each year. Their award is based equally upon evaluation of applicants’ academic talent and their proven commitment as advocates for justice. Toward this end, the School considers applicants’ undergraduate and graduate fields of study; grades; LSAT scores; publications; academic, personal and professional recommendations; as well as evidence of their professional experiences, community service, and other pertinent information. Due to UDC-DCSL’s emphasis on demonstrated commitment to working for justice, successful scholarship applicants may be more than a few years out of college. The Scholarship Committee welcomes applicants to share information on specific legal career goals, if they have them. If applicants do not have a clearly developed practice area in mind, they should explain to the Committee what in their personal background and history demonstrates their values and/or proves their commitment to serving as an advocate for justice. The Committee is particularly interested in the applicant’s having taken initiative, having applied creativity, having organized others, having participated in public discussion or debate, or in other activities working for justice. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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University of Warwick Scholarships

The University of Warwick offers multiple scholarships for international students looking to study abroad in the United Kingdom. The University of Warwick is a highly competitive public research university that regularly ranks in the top ten in all major rankings of British universities. For further information on specific scholarship opportunities, deadlines, and requirements, please e-mail graduateschool@warwick.ac.uk or visit the program website.
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Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP)

The Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP) was formed by the D.C. Public Schools Office of the Chancellor to provide top undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to conduct research and work on education policy projects through a semester-long internship. Applicants should be nearing completion of undergraduate or graduate/professional degrees by the start of the program. The application deadline for this internship is mid-September for fall internships, mid-January for spring Internships, and late March for summer internships. For more information, please see the internship website.
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Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship Program

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship Program is one of the key components of VEF’s mandate to enhance bilateral relations between the United States and Vietnam through international educational exchange programs that help improve Vietnamese science and technology capacities. VEF provides fellowships to the most talented Vietnamese for graduate study in the United States in science and technology. Fellows are selected through a highly competitive, open and transparent process. VEF maintains high standards of excellence by choosing only top-notch students who demonstrate the ability to thrive in an U.S. academic setting. In order to produce young scientists and faculty for Vietnam, the program strongly prefers Ph.D. candidates who are recent university graduates, including young college faculty. Working experience or government affiliation is not required. The fellowship is open to all qualified citizens of Vietnam, regardless of their gender, regional origin, and social or political background. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

The Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice was created in 2005 by Phillippe Villers, founder and president of Families USA, to inspire and develop the next generation of health care justice leaders. The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USAÕs Health Policy Department. Fellows receive a competitive salary (approximately $38,000), excellent health care benefits, and other employer-sponsored benefits for the duration of the fellowship. The Fellowship is based in the Families USA office in Washington, D.C. and is designed to provide the Fellow with a national perspective on health care justice work and the opportunity to learn about a range of health care justice issues. The FellowÕs principal responsibilities include conducting primary and secondary research on a range of health care issues and health reform topicsÑsuch as Medicaid, Medicare, the state ChildrenÕs Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the private insurance market, and health care delivery system reformÑas well as writing and contributing to publications that are relevant to current health reform issues. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-628-3030 or e-mail villersfellowship@familiesusa.org.
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Visual Arts Fellowship

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded more than $4 million in fellowships to Virginians. Awards are made to those applicants of the highest artistic merit and are not based on medium. Applicants may apply for work or study in only one of the following disciplines: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or art history. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.
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Waterman, Alan T. Award

The purpose of the Alan T. Waterman Award is to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a $500,000 grant over a 3-year period for continued research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient’s choice. This scholarship requires a nomination from references outside of the home institution. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be 35 years of age or younger, or not more than seven years beyond receipt of the PhD by December 31 of the year in which they are nominated. Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality to place them at the forefront of their peers. For more information, please visit the scholarship website or contact the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation by phone at 703-292-8040 or by e-mail at info@nsf.gov.
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Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice

During the twelve-month (August through July) Wellstone Fellowship, the Fellow will learn about Medicare, Medicaid, efforts to achieve universal coverage, and other important health policy issues, and how these issues play a role in reducing racial and ethnic health disparities and improving the health of communities of color. The Fellow will also learn about conducting health care campaigns through communication and collaboration with Families USA’s network of state grassroots advocates and organizations. Fellows receive an annual stipend of $38,000 and health care benefits. The Fellowship is designed to increase the number of underrepresented economic, racial and ethnic minority groups, including American Indian & Alaska Native, Asian American, Black/African American, Latino, and Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islanders social justice advocates. Candidates seeking consideration for the Fellowship must demonstrate an interest in health care policy and racial and ethnic health disparities. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to contributing to social justice work following their year of hands-on experience as a Fellow. Candidates that possess a college degree are preferred, but there is no minimum GPA for consideration. The application deadline for this award is in early February. For more information, please see the scholarship website.
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Western Civilization Fellowship

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute Western Civilization Fellowship annually awards two recipients $20,000 each for graduate work (at a school of the recepient’s choice) related to Western Civilization studies. In order to qualify for ISI graduate fellowships, applicants must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level (those attending medical or law schools are ineligible). Applicants must be U.S. citizens and college seniors or graduate students who are familiar with ISI’s purposes and programs and who receive The Intercollegiate Review. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the Intercollegiate Studies Institute by e-mail at awards@isi.org or call 1-800- 526-7022.
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Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program

The Whitaker International Fellowship sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker International Fellowship encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting. Fellows will conduct academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory, pursue coursework at an academic institution, or intern at a policy institute, industrial, or non-profit setting. For further information on application deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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White House Fellowship

White House Fellows spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and should be finished with their undergraduate education and working in their chosen professions. Employees of the federal government are not eligible unless they are career military personnel. Prospective candidates will have a record of remarkable professional achievement early in one’s career, evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth, a demonstrated commitment to public service, and the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute successfully at the highest levels of the federal government. All national finalists are required to undergo comprehensive background investigations to ensure that they qualify for the security clearance necessary for their fellowship work assignments. For more information, please see the White House Fellowship Website or contact the White House Fellows program by phone at 202-395-4522
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White House Internship

The White House Internship program program was developed to mentor and cultivate today‰s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office, and prepare them for future public service opportunities. The assignments given to an intern on any given day could include conducting research, managing incoming inquiries, attending meetings, and writing memos. Eligible candidates must be United States citizens, at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college or university, have graduated in the past two years from undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college or university or be a veteran of the United States Armed forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty at any time over the past two years. For deadlines and other information, please see the scholarship website or e-mail intern_application@whitehouse.gov.
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Women’s Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

The Women’s Research & Education Institute (WREI) awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. WREI Fellows receive a stipend of about $1,300 per month for eight months of the academic year. An additional sum of $500 is provided for the purchase of health insurance. WREI also reimburses Fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions (books and non-tuition charges are not covered). Only women who are currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional degree program at an accredited institution in the United States or who have completed such a program within the past 18 months are eligible. WREI strongly suggests that applicants have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying, and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity relevant to women’s social and political status. Prospective candidates are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as a demonstrated interest in the public policy process. The application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-May. For more information, please contact the Women’s Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowship Program by phone at 202-280-2720 or by e-mail at WREI@WREI.org.
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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (The Wilson Center) Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Fellows must be U.S citizens, must hold a PhD at the time of receiving the award, and must have publications other than their dissertation. Fellows are eligible to receive stipends which are used for international travel and for the fellows everyday expenses. Fellows may also elect to have health insurance. This fellowship has an application deadline of early October. For more information, please see the scholarship website or contact the Woodrow Wilson Center by email at fellowships@wilsoncenter.org.
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Zeta Phi Beta National Education Foundation Scholarships

Since 1975, the National Education Foundation has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships for higher education to both Zetas and Non-Zetas. Scholarships are available for graduate women, general undergraduate students, international students, study abroad students, students interested in medical health science, students interested in counselling and education, and students pursuing a degree in anthropology. Additionally, the Foundation offers scholarships for Zeta members only: the Nancy B. Woolridge McGee Graduate Fellowship for academic excellence, and the Mildred Carter Bradham Social Work Fellowship for students interested in social justice. For further information on specific scholarship details and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.
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Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowship

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, achieve their educational goals. The Fellowship enables these women to invest in state-of-the-art computers to conduct their research, purchase books and resource materials, and participate in specialized studies around the globe. The Fellowship of $10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields. Amelia Earhart Fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please e-mail programs@zonta.org or visit the program website.
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