Alphabetical Listing of Scholarships and Fellowships
American Indian Science And Engineering Society (AISES) Summer Internship Program
AISES scholarships help students acquire skills and training that will help them meet the unique STEM needs of their communities. Applicants must be a member of AISES, which is open to American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Indigenous peoples of Canada
American-Scandinavian Foundation Grants And Fellowships
Research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. For seniors, alumni, graduate students. Must have interest in Scandinavia and some language skills.
Funding to support graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Applicants apply during their junior year. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Beinecke campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for graduate students to conduct international travel, study/research, and language study in countries critical to U.S. national security. The Boren program provides awards up to $30,000 to support research and study abroad in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact Fordham's International Study Abroad office at email@example.com.
Campion Institute Summer Fellowships
The Campion Institute awards Summer Fellowships to select, competitive students who intend to use their summers to prepare and strengthen their applications for major external awards. University endorsement of applicants is required.
Capital City Fellows Program
Two-year fellowship appointments involving four six-month rotations in different city agencies of Washington, D.C. For graduate students and alumni with a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy, urban planning, or a related field.
Catholic Biblical Association Scholarship Grants
For full-time doctoral students in biblical studies. Given only to students at four institutions (including Fordham).
Catholic Relief Services International Development Fellows Program
One-year assignments in developing countries in professional positions related to international relief and development. For graduate students in fields related to international development or others with 5+ years of relevant experience.
Center for Strategic & International Studies Internships
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. Most internships are unpaid; some stipends available. Fall and Spring semester internships also available.
The Churchill Scholarship and Kanders Churchill Scholarship provide funding to American students for a year of Master’s study at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. Scholars focus on STEM subjects and receive an opportunity for independent research (often leading to publications). University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Churchill campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIA Undergraduate Summer Internship
For undergraduate students only. Must be a combination of one semester and one summer, or two summer internships. Open to students in various fields of study of significance to CIA.
City Hall Fellows Program
Twelve-month leadership training program involving full-time work and study of public policy in a U.S. city. For graduating seniors or recent graduates who have not yet attended graduate school.
Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowships
Funding to encourage women to enter, study, graduate, and teach in science, mathematics and engineering.
The Council Of American Ambassadors Fellowship Program
Enables six undergraduate students per year to come to Washington, D.C. and participate in a summer program that combines mentoring by former US ambassadors, academic studies in international affairs, and an internship with the State Department.
Critical Language Scholarship
CLS offers summer language institutes in thirteen critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
DAAD Graduate Scholarships For Individual Study, Research Or Advanced Training Measures
Funding which may be used towards graduate degree at a German institution. Generally requires German language proficiency.
DAAD RISE Professional Internship
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
Interns in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering are matched with doctoral students in research groups across Germany. For undergraduates only.
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
Multiple awards are available for undergraduates interested in study, language acquisition, research, and internships in Germany.
DAAD University Summer Course Grant
Scholarships to attend 3 to 4-week summer courses at German universities which focus on the literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern Germany. Also involves an extensive extracurricular program. For full-time students only.
Defense Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Training Assistance Program
DIA's Summer Internship Program provides promising undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain practical work experience in the areas of analysis, research, report writing, oral briefings, policy development, program management, and computer applications related to the intelligence field. Interns are appointed for a 10 to 12 week period from June through August, as full-time, temporary employees. Available to freshmen and sophomores interested in public service careers.
Defense Intelligence Agency Summer Intern Program
For enrolled students only. Ten-week appointments in positions involving analysis, research, report writing, oral briefings, policy development, program management, and computer applications related to the intelligence field.
Department Of Homeland Security Scholarship
DHS Scholarships provide two years’ tuition and a 10-week summer internship related to the Department of Homeland Security. Available to sophomores (or juniors, if in a five-year program) who are studying a HS-STEM field (homeland security, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP)
One-year professional assignments in developing countries in positions involving business management assistance to small and medium sized businesses in the country. Available to current MBA students and Master’s students in related fields, as well as recent graduates of Master’s or MBA programs.
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.
FBI Honors Internship
The FBI offers internships and entry-level positions in a wide range of disciplines to students of all backgrounds. Must be an enrolled student at time of application. The ten-week program is based at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.; interns are matched to FBI divisions based on skills and academic discipline.
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded to individuals from historically under-represented groups who are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. The program supports graduate study in range of academic disciplines.
Fulbright U.S. Student Grant
The Fulbright program funds year-long academic and cultural international exchanges that allow students from a wide array of disciplines to teach English, conduct independent research, pursue graduate degrees, and work in foreign government ministries, in addition to other specialized opportunities. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Fulbright campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
Gaither Junior Fellowship
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers one-year fellowships to graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Gaither campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the Gates Cambridge campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
German Chancellor Fellowship For Prospective Leaders (Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation)
The German Chancellor Fellowship offers recent graduates an opportunity to explore career opportunities in Germany in any field of work. Applicants should develop a project idea and find the host to serve as a mentor. Available to seniors, alumni, and graduate students who can provide evidence of outstanding leadership skills.
Gilliam Fellowship For Advanced Studies
Full support for up to five years of study toward a PhD in the life sciences for students who plan to become faculty members at colleges and universities. Available to seniors, alumni, and graduate students who have participated in the Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP) of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
The Goldwater Foundation awards scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these science, mathematics, and engineering. University endorsement of applicants is required.
Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships
The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellows receive a stipend and placement in summer professional positions with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, and the U.S. Embassies in London and Paris. Available to juniors and seniors who have been accepted into the State Department summer internship program.
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Hertz Fellows receive the funding and research freedom needed to pursue their PhD, as well as mentorship from Hertz alumni. For students of applied physical, biological and engineering sciences. For study at select schools 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.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops 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 the Knight-Hennessy campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowships
The Liebmann Foundation offers graduate school fellowships in all fields of study in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training). University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Liebmann campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
The Lilly Graduate Fellows Program supports, during the course of their graduate education, exceptionally well qualified young men and women who are interested in becoming teacher-scholars at church-related colleges and universities in the United States. For students with undergraduate degrees from an LFP Network School.
Henry Luce Scholars Program
The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program designed to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Luce campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Madison Graduate Fellowship
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. The scholarship is awarded for two years of graduate study, with the possibility of a third year extension. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Marshall campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
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.
George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides tuition, accommodation, a stipend for living expenses and travel. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Mitchell campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Defense Science And Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the STEM disciplines supported by DoD.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences For Undergraduates (REU) Summer Programs
NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students at REU Sites in the US and abroad. Each student is associated with a specific research project, working closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Placements involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing NSF research programs or in projects designed for the REU program. Students apply directly to an REU site.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students. NSF Graduate Research Fellowships support 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. The Foundation provides a $30,000 stipend (12 month tenure) and a $10,500 allowance. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the NSF GRFP campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
National Security Agency Internships
Multiple internship programs for undergraduate and graduate students pertaining to different facets of the NSA's work. Mostly for STEM students.
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.
New York City Urban Fellows Program
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.
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty Fellowships of $8,500 each, six at $20,000 each, and two at $35,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study in any discipline or professional field. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the campus representatives: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants, in the amount of $1000, are designed to recognize and assist undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The Program provides graduate fellowships to qualified college seniors and college graduates committed to joining the Foreign Service. The fellowship helps finance two-year graduate programs, provides two summer internships, offers mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer, and provides other professional development activities.
Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
For students who will pursue Master's degree in international affairs or related discipline, with goal of joining Foreign Service. Available to undergraduate juniors only, the undergraduate fellowship funds the last year of undergraduate study and the first year of graduate study.
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.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. Upon completion of the program, fellows receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC.
Supports scholars from the US 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 campus application process, contact the Rhodes campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
Saint Andrew's Society Of New York Scholarship
Provides scholarships of up to $35,000 to three outstanding U.S. students of Scottish descent each year for graduate study in Scotland. The scholarship may be used for tuition, room and board, and other expenses. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Saint Andrews campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 campus application process, contact the Schwarzman campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
Science, Mathematics And Research For Transformation (SMART) Scholarship For Service
The SMART Scholarship is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.
Paul And Daisy Soros Fellowships 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 the Soros campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Department Of State Student Internship Program
The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment. For enrolled students only.
ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship
ThinkSwiss Scholarships support highly motivated and qualified U.S. and Canadian undergraduate and graduate students to get a research experience or to participate in a summer school course in Switzerland. For enrolled students only.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship seeks to identify college juniors who want to devote themselves to public service. The program provides funding for graduate study and leadership training to undergraduate juniors interested in public service careers. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Truman campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
Morris K. Udall Scholarships
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to the environment or Native American nations. The scholarship provides up to $7,000 to college sophomores and juniors, to be applied to tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses. University endorsement of applicants is required. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Udall campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes
The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programmes for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. Available to current freshmen and sophomores. For information regarding the campus application process, contact the Fulbright campus representative: Dr. Marisa Iglesias, email@example.com.
US-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarship
The Bridging Project offers scholarships of up to $5,000 to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.
Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest
An essay contest offering monetary prizes of up to $5,000. Available to juniors and seniors.