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Opportunities for Non-U.S. Citizens

DAAD Graduate Scholarships for Individual Study, Research or Advanced Training Measures
Offers funding that may be used towards a graduate degree at a German institution. Generally requires German language proficiency.

DAAD RISE Professional Internship
Funds career-building internships in Germany in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. For graduating seniors and current graduate students only.

DAAD RISE Summer Internship
Offers an internship in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering by matching with doctoral students in research groups across Germany. For undergraduates only.

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
Provides multiple awards for undergraduates interested in study, language acquisition, research, and internships in Germany.

DAAD University Summer Course Grant
Offers scholarships to attend 3 to 4-week summer courses at German universities that focus on the literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern Germany. Also involves an extensive extracurricular program. For full-time students only.

Humanity in Action
The Humanity in Action Fellowship is a year-long program dedicated to the exploration of communities and how they co-exist across the globe. Fellows first participate in an intensive four-week educational program in either Atlanta, Berlin, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Sarajevo, or Copenhagen, where they will investigate topics such as human rights, democracy, and structural injustice through workshops, local site visits, and discussions with local organization representatives. Fellows then return home to develop civil society initiatives in their own communities.

PPIA Junior Summer Institutes
The PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellowship is a rigorous program for undergraduates committed to careers in public service. Candidates must be in their junior year during the time of application and have plans to obtain a master’s or joint degree in public policy, policy administration, international affairs or a related field. Fellows will study at the campus of one of its five participating universities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Michigan, or Minnesota and will receive a living stipend and additional support for tuition, travel, and housing.

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship
Knight-Hennessy Scholars develop a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Scholars will receive full funding to pursue graduate study at Stanford including J.D., M.A., M.B.A., M.D., M.F.A., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. For information regarding the campus application process, contact campus representative, Dr. Marisa Iglesias, miglesias5@fordham.edu.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Gates Cambridge scholars receive full-cost funding to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Available to seniors, alumni, and graduate students. For information regarding the campus application process, contact campus representative, Dr. Marisa Iglesias, miglesias5@fordham.edu.

Rhodes Scholarship
Rhodes supports scholars from the U.S. to study for two years at Oxford University. The Scholarship covers all educational costs for a two- or three-year program in any discipline or course of study available at Oxford University. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the application process, contact campus representative, Dr. Marisa Iglesias, miglesias5@fordham.edu.

Schwarzman Scholarship
The Schwarzman provides students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing—one of China’s most prestigious universities. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the application process, contact campus representative, Dr. Marisa Iglesias, miglesias5@fordham.edu.

NYC Urban Fellows
The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. After participating in an extensive interview process, New York City Urban Fellows are placed at an array of agencies across the city where they learn about public policy through a hands-on approach. Available to seniors and recent alumni.

FAO Schwarz
The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is a two-year professional development program for recent graduates to launch their careers in the social impact sector. Candidates must be college seniors at the time of application and be eligible to work in the U.S. for the duration of the fellowship. Fellows are assigned to work at leading nonprofit organizations in Boston, NYC, and Philadelphia, where they engage in direct service and explore key issues of social inequity. Leadership skills are also developed through retreats, individual mentoring, and networking events. Fellows will receive a salary of $30,000 each year, health-care benefits, a subway-pass, and $2,000 end-of-fellowship bonus. F

Mellon Scholars Internship Program
The Mellon Scholars Internship is a four-week summer program at the Library Company of Philadelphia designed to increase participation of young scholars from underrepresented backgrounds and others in the field of African American history prior to 1900. Candidates must be of junior-year college level or above at the time of application to be considered. Summer interns will receive a stipend of $1,500 and additional support for housing and travel.

New York Botanical Gardens Junior Fellowship
The NY Botanical Gardens Junior Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to conduct their own research, while accessing the historical collections available in the New York Botanical Garden’s research facilities. Candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered and have a distinct interest in pursuing interdisciplinary research while in residence of a large cultural and plant studies research center.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Soros program invests in the graduate education of 30 New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions in their field. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support to fund graduate study at an accredited graduate program in the U.S. Available to seniors, alumni, and graduate students in any discipline. For information regarding the campus application process, contact Dr. Marisa Iglesias, miglesias5@fordham.edu.