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AAMC MD-PhD Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

The AAMC (American Association of Medical Colleges) offers a listing of schools featuring summer research experience for students who intend to become doctor-scientists.

Award Value: Varies by opportunity, but typically covers travel, housing, and food, with possibly a small stipend in addition.

AAUW American Fellowships-Dissertation Fellowship

Fellowship for women in all fields of study, to be used for the final year of dissertation writing.

Award Value: A one year award of $20,000 will be given.

AAUW Dissertation Fellowship
AAUW International Fellowships

Awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

Award Value: Master’s/First Professional Fellowships awards are $18,000. Doctoral Fellowship awards are $20,000. Postdoctoral Fellowship awards are $30,000.

AAUW International Fellowship
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

Awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low.

Award Value: Awards range from $5,000-$18,000.

AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships
ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellowship placing recent PhDs in the humanities and humanistic social sciences in one-year positions with nonprofit organizations.

Award Value: $60,000 plus health insurance and professional development funding.

ACLS Leading Edge
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Promotes diversity within the actuarial profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students.

Award Value: $2,000 – college freshman applying for sophomore year; $3,000 – college sophomore applying for junior year; and $4,000 – college junior applying for senior year

Actuarial Diversity
Actuary of Tomorrow Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to recognize and encourage the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.

Award Value: $9,000 directly to institution

Actuary of Tomorrow
American Enterprise Institute Summer Honors Program

Sponsored by policy think tank American Enterprise Institute, the Summer Honors Program gathers students from diverse ideological backgrounds for dialogue and debate about the most pressing issues facing the world. The program aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of contemporary public policy challenges, an appreciation for substantive dialogue across ideologies, and the knowledge and network to pursue a career in policy.

Award Value: Housing, meals, travel reimbursement, and stipend ($250-$1,250 dependent on program).

AEI Summer Honors Program
American Educational Research Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research

The AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research provides support to doctoral students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups conducting research on education. The Fellowship Program aims to provide support for doctoral dissertation research, to advance education research by outstanding minority graduate students, and to enhance these students competitiveness for academic appointments at major research universities.

Award Value: Up to $25,000.

American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education

Provides financial support to pre-doctoral pharmaceutical students through a variety of awards.

Award Value: A variety of awards are offered, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

American Hotel & Lodging Annual Scholarship Grant Program

Offers a variety of awards to students at the freshman through graduate level in the hotel/restaurant management, culinary arts, travel/tourism, and hotel administration majors.

Award Value: Award amounts can range from $500 to $6,000 depending upon enrollment and recommended amount from school.

AH&LEF Annual Scholarship
American Hotel & Lodging Graduate Scholarship

Awards for students at the graduate level in the hotel/restaurant management, culinary arts, travel/tourism, and hotel administration majors.

Award Value: $5000 and a membership to the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

AH&LEF Graduate Scholarship
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.

Award Value: Up to $5,000 per academic year

AICPA Minority
Albright Institute Fellowships

Offers 14 different fellowships to students and scholars in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines.

Award Value: Annually provides up to $330,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients.

Albright Institute Fellowships
Alpha Lambda Delta - Graduate Fellowship

These fellowships have been established to help qualified members of ALD obtain graduate or professional degrees.

Award Value: 26 Graduate Fellowships each year, ranging in value from $2,000 to $7,000.

ALD Graduate
Alpha Lambda Delta - Trow Scholarship

The Trow Scholarship is an award for outstanding undergraduate members of Alpha Lambda Delta.

Award Value: Offering 50 awards ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 each.

ALD Trow
Allen Lee Hughes Season Fellowship

Designed for recent graduates (undergraduate or graduate) and career changers interested in pursuing a career in the professional theater.

Award Value: Arena Stage provides a weekly stipend of $600.

Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Provides funding for women of any nationality who are registered in an accredited Ph.D./doctoral program in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering (students pursuing a post-doctoral research program are not eligible).

Award Value: Awards up to $10,000 to 35 innovative women from around the globe each year.

Amelia Earhart Fellowships
American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships

ACOR offers a number of fellowships for American pre-doctoral students, or students who are in the process of completing the Ph.D. degree. Principally this is the ACOR-CAORC Fellowship.

Award Value: Various awards are available.

American Institute of Indian Studies

Offers Junior Fellowships for graduate students conducting research for their doctoral dissertations in India.

Award Value: Awardees will receive the equivalent of ~$1,300.00 per month for up to 11 (eleven) months. This does not include round-trip airfare, which is also provided by AIIS.

American Occupational Therapy Foundation

Awards a variety of scholarships to students pursuing occupational therapy degrees.

Award Value: Various from $150 to $5,000.

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship

Enables individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year.

Award Value: Offers up to $23,000 to support project-related costs, including maintenance, trans- Atlantic round-trip travel, in-country travel, tuition and fees (where applicable) and materials expenditures (e.g., books, photocopying, art supplies)..

American Scandinavian Fellowship
American-Scandinavian Foundation Grant

Grants to Scandinavia for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration.

Award Value: Grants up to $5,000.

American-Scandinavian Grant
Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology

Provides hundreds of selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at some of the nation’s leading educational institutions over the summer in fields such as biochemistry, immunology, neuroscience, and statistics.

Award Value: Financial support varies by host university. See each university’s summer research program website for more information.

American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship Program

Provides scholarships, useful resources, and unique opportunities for outstanding students looking to pursue graduate education in the atmospheric or related sciences.

Award Value: Fellowship recipients will receive a $25,000 stipend for a nine-month period in the academic year and partial travel support to attend the AMS Annual Meeting.

AMS Graduate Fellowship
American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science

This award supports students in the process of completing a dissertation on the history of the atmospheric, or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

Award Value: The Fellowship carries a $20,000 stipend and will support one year of dissertation research.

AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology

Student paper contest provides travel support and stipend for undergraduate students interested in the atmospheric sciences.

Award Value: One-year stipend of $1,000, and partial travel support to the AMS Annual Meeting.

AMS Macelwane Award
American Meteorological Society Senior Named Scholarship

Provides one year of support to undergraduate seniors who are pursuing degrees in the atmospheric or related sciences and are studying at accredited U.S. institutions at the time of the award.

Award Value: Awards range from $2,000 to $10,000.

AMS Senior Named Scholarship
American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program - MHSAS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Supports early career doctoral recipients who are interested in developing a career in behavioral health services or policy.

Award Value: Benefits include two years of financial support(renewed annually)and a small budget for travel and related expenses.

APA MFP MHSAS Postdoctoral
American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program - MHSAS Predoctoral Fellowship

This fellowship program is designed for students in clinical, counseling and school psychology, and other psychology doctoral students whose training prepares them for careers in behavioral health services.

Award Value: Benefits include up to three years of financial support (renewed annually)and limited travel and dissertation support.

APA MFP MHSAS Predoctoral
AH&LEF Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship

Provides scholarships to the most outstanding student of lodging management and to two runners-up through an annual competition among Foundation affiliated four-year programs.

Award Value: First-place: $5,000 Second-place: $3,000 Third-place: $2,000 plus a free year of student membership to the American Hotel & Lodging Association

Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship
ASEEES Summer Dissertation Writing Grant

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) provides grants of up to $6,000 to PhD students for the purposes of summer dissertation writing on any aspect of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies in any discipline.

Award Value: Up to $6,000 ($2,000 per month)

American Society of Hematology Minority Hematology Graduate Award

The ASH Minority Hematology Graduate Award supports students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds who are PhD students and intend to pursue a career in academic hematology.

Award Value: $40,000 annual stipend for two years.

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Social Justice Grants

Six different grant opportunities to support lesbian, trans, and LGBTQI groups that promote racial, economic, and gender justice.

Award Value: $5,000-$30,000 annually

Astraea Grants
AT&T Labs-Research Summer Internship

Offers summer internships to graduate students with an interest and experience on working on research problems.

Award Value: Provides a 10 week internship with AT&T. Covers costs for travel within the US.

AT&T Summer Internship
Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

An essay contest focusing on Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand. Applicants chose one of 3 essay topics in a given year to write an 800-1600 word essay.

Award Value: One first prize: $25,000; 3 second prizes: $2,500; 5 third prizes: $500; and 50 finalists: $100.

Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowships

The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.

Award Value: The B.A.E.F. will award up to ten fellowships: $28,000 for Master's or Ph.D. students, $32,000 for Post-doctoral Fellows

BAEF Fellowship
Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

Fellowships support bibliographical inquiry and research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.

Award Value: Fellowships range from $3,000 to $6,000, with most being $3,000.

Bibliographical Society (BSA)
Blakemore Foundation Freeman Fellowship

Fellowships for individuals who want to spend a year abroad in an intensive language program to improve their Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Burmese or Khmer language skills.

Award Value:

National Federation for the Blind Scholarship

Legally blind college students can apply for a variety of scholarships based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership with one application.

Award Value: Thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships are worth from $3,000 to $12,000.

Boren Graduate Fellowship

Provides U.S. graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.

Award Value: Up to $25,000 for overseas study. Some funding available for domestic language study to supplement overseas component, for a maximum overseas and domestic program value of $37,000.

Boren Fellowship
Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

Supports undergraduate students seeking to study a less-commonly taught language abroad in a non-English speaking country (outside of Western Europe).

Award Value: Up to $10,000 for a semester and up to $20,000 for a full academic year. Special summer program for STEM students: up to $8,000 for a minimum 8-week program.

Boren Scholarship
Bridging Scholarships

Offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Award Value: Ranges from $2,500- 4,000.

Brooke Owens Fellowship

The Brooke Owens Fellowship offers women and other gender minorities paid summer internships at aerospace companies and organizations. Fellows also receive mentorship and networking opportunities and participate in an exclusive Summit.

Award Value:

Broad Summer Research Program

The BSRP is a nine-week summer research opportunity for students with a commitment to biomedical research and an interest in genomics. Offers mentored research, stipend, travel, academic and career development seminars, a scientific communication course, and final research presentation. The program looks for students committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM and encourages applicants from groups typically underrepresented in the sciences. Previous research experience is not necessary, but applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in biomedical research.

Award Value: $4,250 stipend plus housing and travel

AICPA 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.

Award Value: Five awards of $5,000 are given.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Gaither Junior Fellows

Gaither Junior Fellows serve as research assistants to Senior Fellows at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, for one year.

Award Value: $43,000 for the year, plus a benefits package.

Carnegie Gaither
Congressional Black Caucus Internship

Offers internships in Washington, DC, varying in length and focused on increasing the pool of black leaders in community-based programs and public service careers.

Award Value: Recipients receive housing, a stipend, office placements, and networking with professionals and legislators in all branches of government.

CBC Internship
Congressional Black Caucus Scholarships

Four separate scholarships supported by the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses to assist minority students pursuing degrees.

Award Value: $1,500-$3,000 or higher depending on specific scholarship.

CBC Scholarships
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Offers young professionals the opportunity to spend a year in Germany, learning German, taking classes, and participating in a relevant internship.

Award Value: Provides round-trip international airfare, 2 months of intensive German language study,tuition costs for 4 months of study,housing costs, monthly stipend to cover basic costs of living, program-related travel within Germany, and health insurance in Germany

CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars

Six CDC-funded internship opportunities taking place at five partner institutions. The CUPS Program creates a public health workplace experience to increase student interest in minority health and health professions.

Award Value: Varies, but typically stipend, lodging, travel, and course credit.

CDC Public Health Associate Program

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a two-year, paid, competency-based training and service program that provides associates hands-on experience in public health. It offers on-the-job training, unique field assignments and mentoring from CDC employees. Applicants must have graduated college within the past two years or plan to graduate by July 1 of the application year, have official transcripts showing a 3.0 GPA on an eligible degree. Applicants must also be willing to commit to full-time work for two years, relocate anywhere in the US (including US territories) at their own expense, and work in a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health department, nongovernmental organization, or CDC quarantine station.

Award Value: Two-year salaried position, paid vacation & sick leave, and health insurance

Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowship

Dissertation writing fellowship for PhD students in the social sciences whose research is engaged in issues of social and/or environmental justice and who support the Center for Engaged Scholarship’s mission to make the United States “a more democratic, more egalitarian, and more environmentally sustainable society.”

Award Value: $25,000 stipend (paid over nine months)

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

Students with a bachelor's degree who are planning to pursue an MBA full time at one of the Consortium-member schools are eligible for this award.

Award Value: Each award is a two-year, full-time fellowship, which covers tuition and required fees for a total of two years.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

The fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.

Award Value: At least 25 fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing; in addition, Fellows' graduate schools will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some portion of their fees.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship

Funds Fellowships for Latino students who have earned a master's or post-graduate degree to spend 9 months working in DC in a policy area of their choice.

Award Value: Paid 9 month internship in Washington, D.C. (approximate gross stipend of $29,700), and round trip airfare to DC.

CHCI Graduate Fellowship
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship

Funds Public Policy Fellowships for Latino students to spend 9 months working in DC in a policy area of their choice.

Award Value: Paid 9 month internship (gross stipend of $26,100) and round trip airfare to Washington, D.C.

CHCI Public Policy
American Chemical Society Scholars Program

African American, Native American and Hispanic students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award.

Award Value: up to $5,000

Chemical Society
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

Provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

Award Value: The stipend for the 12-week program is $8,500.

Christine Mirzayan
Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of master’s study at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College, for the pursuit of research and study in the physical and natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

Award Value: Approximately $60,000 to cover tuition and fees, a living allowance (£11,803 for 9-month programs, £13,447 for 11-month programs, and £14,777 for full-year programs), a travel allowance (up to $1,500), as well as the possibility of funds for a Special Research Grant of up to $2,000.

Critical Language Scholarship Program

The CLS provides an intensive language study program for US students, funded by the US Department of State. Participants study one of 15 critical languages for approximately 12 weeks over the summer.

Award Value: Funds approximately 12 week language immersion program, including travel, room, and board.

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

A full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena.

Award Value: Tuition waivers and need-based stipends to cover the cost of the program are available.

Coro Fellows
Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program

The DoD Cyber Scholarship Program promotes the education, recruitment, and retention of rising second-year NCAE-C community college, junior and senior undergraduate, and graduate/doctoral students in cybersecurity studies.

Award Value: Full cost of tuition, books (from the institution/degree specific required book list, not books which are optional for the class), required fees (including institutionally provided health care), a one-time laptop/computer purchase, travel support to attend a cyber-related conference, and a stipend to cover room and board. The stipend levels are $27,000 for undergraduate students and $32,000 for graduate (Master’s/PhD) students.

DAAD EMGIP - Bundestag Internship

Offers a two-month internship with the German parliament, the Bundestag. Fluency in German required.

Award Value: Two month internship with the Bundestag, €1100 per month, subsidized health insurance.

DAAD Bundestag
DAAD German Studies Research Grant

Grant for short-term (one to two month) research in Germany.

Award Value: $2000-3000 of research support funding, for living and travel costs during the active research phase.

DAAD Research Grant

Short or long-term research grant for graduate students to conduct research in Germany.

Award Value: Monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel stipend for short or long term research in Germany.

DAAD Research

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities. No German required for most placements.

Award Value: €650 a month for an 8-12 week internship, health insurance, €160 for travel within Germany. Assistance in finding affordable housing for the duration of the internship.

DAAD RISE Professional

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities; for graduate students or those who have already completed a DAAD RISE internship.

Award Value: €650-1000 monthly stipend (depending on degree-level of applicant), €800 for travel expenses, €150 travel for scholarship meeting, insurance. Also up to max €500 for 80% of course fees to attend a language course in Germany.

DAAD RISE Professional
DAAD Study Scholarship

Provides a year of independent study or a full master's degree program at a German university for highly qualified graduating seniors or recent graduates.

Award Value: €750 monthly stipend, health insurance, flat rate for international travel cost. Limited funds available for a rent subsidy.

DAAD Study
DAAD University Summer Course Grant

Scholarship for a variety of 3-4 week summer courses at German universities.

Award Value: €850, country-specific travel allowance, and payment towards insurance coverage.

DAAD Summer
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

This need-based award provides grants to students who are able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement for peace and justice on the campus and in the community.

Award Value: Up to $10,000.

Delta Phi Alpha Scholarships for German Studies

Award offers several scholarships to recognize high-achieving Delta Phi Alpha undergraduate students who are planning to study abroad in a German speaking country.

Award Value: Award value is $500-$2,500 depending on the scholarship.

Delta Phi Alpha
Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Grad Fellowships

Highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported STEM disciplines.

Award Value: Three years of support, including full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend ($38,400 annually), and up to $1200 in medical insurance.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields of study that use high performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.

Award Value: $38,000 stipend, full tuition and fees, $1,000 annual travel allowance; renewable for up to 4 years. Also, recipients participate in a 12 week DoE practicum and yearly conferences.

Department of Energy EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards

Offers recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied research at universities, national laboratories, and other research facilities.

Award Value: The award will provide an annual stipend of $65,000, allowances for health insurance and research-related expenses, and limited reimbursement for relocation expenses.

DOE EERE postdoc
U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science, Technology and Policy

Offers scientists and engineers the opportunity to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, DC. Selected candidates will receive a stiped as support for their living and other expenses during this appointment.

Award Value: Participants will join the Solar Energies Technology Office team. Selected candidates will receive a stipend as support for their living and other expenses. Candidates will also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses.

U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

Provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer.

Award Value: A weekly stipend of: $650 for undergraduate students; $750 for Master’s students; $850 for Ph.D. students and graduates

Department of Energy Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Offers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.

Award Value: Varies by award.

Data Science for Social Good Summer Projects

12-week paid summer research internship in data science at the University of Warwick in the UK.

Award Value: £4,000 for a 12-week, full-time summer internship at the University of Warwick, as well as accommodation and travel to and from Coventry, UK.

Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships

Offers residential fellowships in three areas of study: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, Western medieval, Slavic, and Near Eastern studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America, and Andean South America), and Garden and Landscape Studies.

Award Value: Fellowship awards range from stipends of $21,000 for a Junior Fellow to a stipend of $35,000 for a Fellow. Summer fellowships are given a stipend of $300 per week. Housing or a housing stipend is provided, as is a contribution to health insurance and lunch during the week.

Dumbarton Oaks
East West Center Graduate Fellowship

Center fellowships are provided for Master's or PhD degree study at the University of Hawai‘i and participation in the Center's international and intercultural programs.

Award Value: Provides generous funding for up to 24 months for master's or doctoral degree study, including full tuition and fees, housing, stipend, and subsidy for health insurance.

East West
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Essay contest which challenges students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.

Award Value: First Prize – $5,000 Second Prize – $2,500 Third Prize – $1,500 Two Honorable Mentions – $500 Each

Elie Wisel
Emerson National Hunger Fellows

11-month fellowship program to develop leaders with an understanding of hunger and poverty who will help find innovative solutions and create the political will to end hunger.

Award Value: One-year fellowship of between $38,000 and $43,000 depending upon site placement, as well as training, mentoring, and leadership development, and entry into an extensive alumni network. Alumni are also eligible for tuition discounts at Carnegie Mellon and UVA when pursuing graduate degrees in public health or public policy.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degrees

Sponsored by the European Union, Erasmus Mundus offers students scholarships to complete one of the many offered Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters and Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates.

Award Value: Tuition fees and participation costs (including insurance), travel cost contribution, installation cost contribution, and monthly allowance.

Erasmus Mundus
Environmental Research & Education Foundation Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral waste management research and education.

Award Value: Doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships are awarded up to $14,400 per year, paid monthly, and can be extended for up to 3 years from the initial award date. Master’s scholarships are awarded up to $6,000 per year and can be extended for up to 2 years from the initial award date. Scholarship renewal is dependent upon satisfactory progress as determined by the student’s academic advisor.

EREF Scholarship Program
Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities

Provides support to students for pursuing a graduate degree in the humanities at the University of Oxford.

Award Value: Full tuition and fees, living stipend (approx. £13,500), and access to Ertegun House.

FAO Schwarz Fellowship

Post-graduate experience for those interested in social impact. Provides two-year placements with high-impact non-profits in NYC, Boston, or Philadelphia, along with professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities.

Award Value: Paid full time two-year position at non-profits in NYC, Boston, or Philadelphia. $30,000 salary each year, plus $2,000 bonus upon completion. Also includes health insurance and transportation funding.

FAO Schwarz
FBI Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit Fellowship

Allows participants to participate in forensic research initiatives utilizing state-of-the-art equipment under the mentorship of CFSRU scientists

Award Value: Living and Expenses Stipend, $5000 Travel allowance

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Provides funding for study abroad for academic credit.

Award Value: $1,250 - $10,000 based on length of program

NIH Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars

The NIH Fogarty International Center Program for Fellows and Scholars supports one year of mentored research training in global health at established biomedical and health research institutions and project sites in low-and-middle-income countries (LIMICs). Awards are available to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral scholars.

Award Value: Amounts vary. All awards support a 12-month mentored health research training experience in a low- or middle-income country.

Fogarty Global Health Fellowship
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a PhD or ScD.

Award Value: Annual stipend of $24,000 and expenses paid to at least one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Provides one year of support to complete a dissertation leading to a PhD or ScD degree for individuals committed to teaching at the college or university level.

Award Value: One-year stipend of $25,000, and expenses to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Ford Dissertation
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Provides one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the PhD or ScD degree.

Award Value: One year $45,000 stipend, and expenses for attending one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Ford Postdoctoral
Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

Supports IT students interested in working as Information Management Specialists with the US Foreign Service.

Award Value: Up to $37,500 annually for two years, either junior and senior year of undergraduate program, or a two-year Master's program in an IT-related field. Additional stipends and funding for two summer internships, one domestic and one international.

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

Provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Award Value: Summer awards up to $3000, semester awards up to $5000, and academic year awards up to $7000.

Fulbright US Student Program

Available to graduating seniors, graduate students and recent alumni to conduct research, pursue advanced study, practice a creative art or undertake teaching assistantships for one year in a foreign country.

Award Value: Supports one year of research, study, or teaching English abroad through the US Fulbright program. Travel and living expenses provided.

Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink

Summer program for US Students interested in going to Canada to undertake advanced research projects for 10 to 12 weeks (between May and August) in their area of interest.

Award Value: Approximately $5800 ($7800 CAD) funding provided for 10-12 weeks of research internship.

Fulbright Mitacs
Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Award provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in a country that offers Fulbright research/creative arts grants, on a globally significant theme.

Award Value: Fellows receive funds for travel, a living stipend, and health benefits as well as a modest professional stipend.

Fulbright National Geographic
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

This program provides funding for individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.

Award Value: Provides an average of $46,000 of support for up to one year of dissertation research abroad.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA
Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Fully funds a graduate degree at Cambridge University in the UK. Successful applicants demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.

Award Value: Full cost of studying at Cambridge, including all University and College fees, maintenance allowance of £13000 over 12 months, and airfare at beginning and end of the course.

Gates Cambridge
GEM National Consortium

Offers opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain MS degrees in engineering and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance.

Award Value: Tuition, fees, and $16,000 stipend for Full Fellows. Includes summer internship with industry sponsor. Application fees for member universities can be waived, and reimbursement for GRE test is possible.

Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity

Offers graduate fellowships for students in the physical sciences or engineering, with special consideration given to underrepresented minority groups and females.

Award Value: Renewable for up to 6 years, provides $20,000 annual stipend, covers graduate tuition, includes one or two paid summer internships with a government agency, and provides a mentor.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Provides funding for current recipients of Pell Grants to study abroad.

Award Value: $5,000 for undergraduate study up to one year. Potential for additional $3,000 if also studying a critical language.

Gilman-McCain Scholarship

Gilman-McCain provides $5,000 awards to dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.

Award Value: $5,000 for tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, international airfare, passport, and visa fees. Applicants studying a critical need language may also apply for an additional $3,000.

Golden Key Scholar Awards

Golden Key offers numerous scholarships each year to undergraduate and graduate members. You must have a member number to apply for a scholarship.

Award Value: Amount varies depending on award, range is between $500 and $10,000.

Golden Key
Goldwater Scholarship

The most prestigious undergraduate award for students in the sciences, the Goldwater recognizes exceptional students dedicated to a research career in math, science, or engineering.

Award Value: Up to $7,500 for tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

Google Lime Scholarship

The Google Lime Scholarship offers funding, networking, and potential for internships to students pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree (or a degree closely related) who have visible or invisible disabilities.

Award Value: $10,000 plus a virtual summer networking event and consideration for Google internship opportunities

Google Lime
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Available for undergraduate or graduate students preparing for a career in state and local government finance. This award is funded by the Government Finance Officers Association.

Award Value: Two $10,000 awards given annually.

Greathouse Accounting
Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship Program

The Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) fellowship provides support for research for anyone who identifies as a woman conducting scientific research at any institution in the United States or abroad. Applications may be of various career levels, from graduate students to assistant professors.

Award Value: Up to $10,000 for research expenses

Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

Provides funding for students interning over the summer in the U.S. Embassies in London or Paris, or the Secretary of State’s Office in Washington, D.C.

Award Value: Offers a $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses.

Harvey Fellows

Provides scholarships to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.

Award Value: Initial stipend of $16,000, may be renewed for a total of 2 years for Master's degrees, and 3 years for law and doctoral programs.

Harvey Fellows
Health Policy Research Scholars

Health Policy Research Scholars is a national leadership program for second-year doctoral students in any academic discipline who want to apply their research to help build healthier and more equitable communities. The program is for students from historically underrepresented communities or disadvantaged backgrounds entering their second year of doctoral study.

Award Value: Up to $30,000 annual stipend for up to four years of doctoral study

Health Policy Research Scholars
Hertz Foundation

Supports students earning PhD degrees in applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences.

Award Value: Stipend for 9 month school year ($32,000-38,000) and full tuition equivalent, both renewable for up to 5 years.

NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Supports eligible undergraduates studying oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission.

Award Value: Up to $19,000 for academic expenses (stipend of $9500 each year), as well as a 10-week full-time paid summer internship with a NOAA facility (valued at $7000).

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant

The Horowitz Foundation grant supports emerging social policy scholars whose research projects address contemporary issues. Applicants must be PhD students in the social sciences conducting research with a policy application.

Award Value: Up to $7,500.

Hollings Preparation Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Preparation Program aims to prepare undergraduate freshmen to be competitive applicants for the full NOAA Hollings scholarship in their sophomore year. The HPP will pair scholars with NOAA mentors for 4-6 weeks over the summer to complete an in-person or remote office, field, or lab project. Students receive a $500 scholarship and $4,000 stipend, training and career development, and assistance in applying for the full Hollings Scholarship. Applicants' academic and career goals should align with NOAA, and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To apply, students should send a cover letter and resume to

Award Value: $500 scholarship and $4,000 stipend, as well as assistance in applying for the full Hollings Scholarship the following year.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Programs

Provides funding for undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic heritage.

Award Value: Various from $500 to $5,000.

HSF Scholarships
Humane Studies Fellowships

Supports study by current or prospective full-time graduate students pursuing PhDs from accredited universities anywhere in the world whose research interests are related to ideas of a free society.

Award Value: Awards up to $15,000 per year, with the larger awards of $6,000-$15,000 going to late-stage graduate students with a history of academic excellence and publication success. Also provides individual advising and an extensive support network to help ensure academic success before and after recipients receive their degree.

Humane Studies Fellowships
Humanity In Action Fellowship

Five week summer program taking place in Europe. Programs focus specifically on the relationship between majority and minority populations in Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Poland.

Award Value: Humanity in Action covers the costs of participation and accommodation during the fellowship. Air fare is not covered unless documented need is provided.

Humanity In Action
Curtis E. Huntington Actuarial Scholarship

Provide scholarships to encourage the academic achievement of students pursuing an actuarial career.

Award Value: $3,000 for educational expenses.

Huntington Actuarial
Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students

Provides financial aid to minority students pursing a degree in hotel management.

Award Value: Scholarship winners receive a $2,000 award and plaque.

Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship

Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) to train MS and PhD students for research-intensive building technologies careers.

Award Value: $35,000 stipend, up to $25,000 for tuition, up to $16,000 for health insurance, up to $12,000 for research and travel expenses.

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

Provides support for American Indians and Alaska Natives at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Award Value: Covers tuition and required education fees as well as provides a stipend for living expenses.

IHS Scholarship Program
James Rhio O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

An essay contest about fighting cancer for undergraduate and graduate students to win $1,000 in scholarship funds.

Award Value: Foundation awards $1,000 to an essay winner each month.

James Rhio
Phi Beta Kappa Walter J. Jensen Fellowship

Awarded for at least six months of study in France. Meant 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.

Award Value: Stipend of $15,5000 and a round trip ticket to France.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

Supports those interested in teaching English in Japanese schools and government offices.

Award Value: Annual salary based on length of time with the program, and travel expenses to Japan.

Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellowship

One month summer program taking place in Atlanta, GA. Programs focus specifically on race and civil rights, immigration, and Native American issues.

Award Value: Humanity in Action covers the costs of participation and accommodation during the John Lewis Fellowship. . Air fare is not covered unless documented need is provided.

John Lewis Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa Key into Public Service Scholarship

This scholarship offers $5,000 and participation in a virtual conference to liberal arts and sciences students in their second through fourth years of undergraduate study. Scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated both interest in working in the public sector and academic excellence. PBK membership is NOT REQUIRED.

Award Value: $5,000 and participation in a virtual conference for training and mentoring opportunities

Key into Public Service
Killam Fellowships

Provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada and the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country.

Award Value: Offers $10,000 US ($5,000 US per semester), along with an allowance to offset health insurance costs and an $800 mobility grant to provide funding for an educational field trip within Canada.

Knight-Hennessy Fellowship

Funds a graduate degree at Stanford University. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges.

Award Value: Up to 3 years of funding for a graduate degree at Stanford. Exact amount depends upon degree, but funding covers tuition, fees, health insurance, and living stipend.

Knowles Teaching Fellowship

Provides professional support for individuals who teach high-school level science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics.

Award Value: Provides stipends, grants for professional development and teaching materials, as well as leadership and mentoring opportunities.

NPR Kroc Fellowship

Supports a one year fellowship with NPR, to identify and develop a new generation of extraordinary public radio journalists.

Award Value: Fellows receive a stipend of more than $45,000 and benefits, including paid vacation.

Latinx44 Scholarship Program

Created by former Obama Administration White House staffers, Latinx44 offers funding for a public service-oriented summer internship in Washington, DC. Eligible internships will focus on policy, community engagement, community service, advocacy, or global relations. Recipients also receive mentoring and professional development opportunities throughout and after the program. Applicants must be a current college or graduate student, identify as Latinx/a/o, and have secured their own internship in Washington, DC at the time of application.

Award Value: Funding for a summer internship in Washington, DC

Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowships

The Leifur Eiríksson Foundation funds scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from U.S. universities for graduate research or study at universities in Iceland.

Award Value: Up to $25,000 for graduate study or research in Iceland.

Leifur Eiriksson
Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship that offers early career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. It is experiential rather than academic in nature and aims to forge stronger, more informed, more compassionate relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans across diverse sectors and interests to deepen their ties and understanding of the countries, cultures, and people of Asia.

Award Value: Stipend, language training, and individualized placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars annually.

NASW Verne LaMarr Lyons Scholarship

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Verne LaMarr Lyons Scholarship supports students pursuing a Master's in Social Work who demonstrate an interest in or have experience with health/mental health practice and have a commitment to working in African American communities.

Award Value: $4,333.

Lyons Scholarship
James Madison Graduate Fellowships

These fellowships support graduate study of American history by aspiring and experienced secondary school teachers of American history, American government, and social studies.

Award Value: Maximum of $12,000 per year of study, for a maximum award of $24,000, to cover tuition, required fees, and books for the completion of a Master's degree. May also be used for room and board as necessary.

Marshall Scholarship

A highly competitive scholarship, the Marshall provides for one or two years of study at one or two universities in Great Britain.

Award Value: Provides travel grant, tuition, and stipend to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.

Marine Aquarium Societies of North America Scholarship

Provides award for students committed to the marine aquarium hobby.

Award Value: MASNA provides two $4,000 scholarships annually.

Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) experience for undergraduates wanting to build their skills as young scientists.

Award Value: $6000, used to cover travel, housing, food, and other expenses.

Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities either as (non-degree) student or regular student for a degree under the Japanese Government.

Award Value: Each grantee will be provided ¥143,000 per month for non-degree research, ¥144,000 per month for Master's courses, and ¥145,000 per month for Doctoral courses. An additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

The Government Finance Officers Association provides $10,000 to an upper-division minority undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management) to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

Award Value: $10,000 available to minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Minorities in Government
George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Funds a year of graduate study in Ireland, and is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.

Award Value: Provides tuition, accommodations, living expenses and international travel to pursue a one-year graduate degree in Ireland.

Margaret McNamara Education Grants

Margaret McNamara Education Grants provide support for university studies (undergraduate and graduate) in the U.S. and Canada to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtainment of their degree, intend to work in, or with, a developing country to improve the lives of women and/or children.

Award Value: Up to $15,000.

NAACP Marshall-Motley Scholarship Program

The MMSP supports future civil rights lawyers in the South through a full law school scholarship, summer internships, a postgraduate fellowship, and training in return for an 8 year post-fellowship commitment to practice law focused on achieving racial justice in the South.

Award Value: full law school scholarship, internships, postgraduate fellowship, and training opportunities

Mortar Board Fellowships

Awards for Mortar Board members to pursue postgraduate degrees in any field of study.

Award Value: Varies between $3,000-5,000.

Mortar Board
Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

PROGRAM ON HIATUS FOR SUMMER 2022. A competitive six week summer leadership program that offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of America’s first president.

Award Value: Fully funded 6-week summer experience, including $600 per week stipend.

Mount Vernon
NAACP Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

Awarded to students under age 25 who are members of the NAACP, in honor of Agnes Jones Jackson.

Award Value: Between 20 and 40 awards of $2000 offered annually.

NAACP Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship

Awarded annually to a male student majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences.

Award Value: Between 20 and 40 scholarships of up to $3,000 awarded annually.

National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

The NAEd/Spencer fellowship funds the dissertation write up stage for graduate students from a range of field whose research is on education and learning.

Award Value: $27,500 stipend plus two professional development retreats.

Netherland-America Foundation Essay Challenge

Sponsored by the Netherland-America Foundation and Daniel Adams, one of the founding members of the Biotech industry, this essay competition challenges young leaders to address the question "What global problem worries you the most and how would you propose it could be resolved?" Submissions are accepted from individuals or teams from the US and the Netherlands; applicants are not required to be enrolled in university to apply. The top 3 winners will receive $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500, along with a complimentary invitation to the NAF's annual event in New York City and membership to the NAF.

Award Value: $2,500 - 10,000 for first, second, and third place winners

NAF Essay Challenge
North American Language and Culture Assistants Program

One-year program placing native English speakers in elementary and secondary school in Spain to serve as teaching assistants.

Award Value: Monthly stipend of €700-1000 and medical insurance.

Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology

FINESST grants support graduate students conducting research that aligns with the priorities of the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) in one or more of its six divisions: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science, Astrophysics, Biological and Physical Science, and Science Engagement & Partnerships.

Award Value: Up to $150,000. $50,000 per year for up to three years.

South Carolina Space Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship

Awards assistantships for graduate study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. This fellowship will provide up to $16,000, to be matched by the host institution for a total of $32,000.

Award Value: Offers up to $32,000 for graduate study.

NASA SC Space Graduate Research Fellowship
National Community Pharmacist Associate Foundation Presidential Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships are awarded based on candidates with leadership qualities and accomplishments with a demonstrated interest in independent pharmacy, as well as academic achievement. Applicants must be student members of the National Community Pharmacist Association (NCPA) and be within 24 months of graduation.

Award Value: Each recipient will receive a check made payable to his or her school from the NCPA Foundation for $2,000 during the NCPA Annual Convention.

National Community Pharmacist Association
Native American Congressional Internship

Offers a distinctive summer opportunity for Native American and Alaska Native students who are interested in learning more about the Federal legislative process while gaining an insider’s view of the government’s unique trust relationship with Tribes.

Award Value: Fully funded 10-week program in Washington, D.C., includes round-trip airfare, lodging, per diem, and $1,200 educational stipend.

National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program

Offers financial support to master's and doctoral counseling students.

Award Value: Offers between $5,000 and $20,000 for tuition, depending upon degree level.

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis

Provides research opportunity at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for engineering students currently enrolled at a US university.

Award Value: Travel and housing allowance, weekly stipend varies according to academic year (from $529-$935 per week).

National Health Service Corps

Awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions in NHSC-eligible disciplines in return for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need, upon graduation and the completion of training.

Award Value: Up to four years of support for professional school: tuition, required fees, and other reasonable education costs, all tax-free, and a monthly living stipend that is taxable.

National Italian American Foundation

Awards scholarships to Italian American students who demonstrate potential and high academic achievements.

Award Value: Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$12,000.

Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships

Provides a one-time award to students in their third year of medical school who have demonstrated leadership in eliminating inequalities in medical education or health care.

Award Value: Five awards of $5,000.

Nickens Awards
NIH National Research Service Awards

National Institutes of Health National Research Service Awards are training fellowships for doctoral-level biomedical researchers. NIH NRSA F-series awards support students in MD/PhD (F30) and PhD (F31 and F31 Diversity) programs.

Award Value: Provides an annual stipend of $25,836 plus 60% of tuition costs (up to $16,000) and coverage of training-related expenses for up to five years.

NIH F-Series Awards
National Institute of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The NIH, and Oxford and Cambridge Universities in Britain, have established a collaborative graduate program in biomedical sciences for students interested in pursing a Ph.D. program at Oxford or Cambridge. It is also possible to combine the Ph.D. with a MD from a US medical school.

Award Value: Provides living stipend, health benefits, and travel stipend; also includes tuition at Oxford or Cambridge.

NIH Oxford-Cambridge
NIH Summer Internship Program

Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

Award Value: Approximately $5000 stipend for a minimum 8 week program.

National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

Award Value: Up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.

NIH Undergraduate
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

The National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program provides a one-year, salaried fellowship at NNSA offices and sites across the nation.

Award Value: Annual salary ($53,300 Master's in Progress, $60,000 Post Master's, $70,500 Post Doc) Hiring incentive: $4,000 (taxed) Training, professional development, and networking opportunities Tuition reimbursement (criteria apply) $10,000 travel/training allotment Comprehensive benefits package

NOAA Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

The Davidson Fellowship is a two-year fellowship program that places one graduate student at each of the 29 national estuarine research reserves. Through a research project, fellows address a key reserve management need to help scientists and communities understand coastal challenges that may influence future policy and management strategies.

Award Value: up to $45,000 in direct costs. Direct costs should support the fellows and their research and may include stipend, supplies, travel, and tuition.

NOAA Davidson Graduate Fellowship
NOAA Sea Grants

These are a category of awards given by NOAA, some at the federal level and many at the state level, for educational and/or professional experience in a variety of areas in marine science and policy.

Award Value: Varies based upon program, but may include tuition benefits or salary depending upon type of program.

NOAA Sea Grant
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) Out to Innovate Scholarship

Provides scholarships for students pursing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are LGBT or an active ally of the LGBT community.

Award Value: Two awards of $5,000 each are given annually.

NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarship
Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The NRL Postdoctoral Fellowship Program aims to increase the involvement of scientists and engineers from academia to scientific and technical areas of interest to the US Navy through research at a Navy laboratory.

Award Value: Annual stipend of $86,335, health insurance, $3,600 relocation allowance, and up to $3,000 annual professional development allowance. Award is renewable for up to 3 years with a $1,000 stipend increase each year.

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Offered in a variety of STEM and Social Science fields, these awards provide dissertation support to graduate students.

Award Value: Amounts vary depending on discipline, but can range from $12,000 to $20,000 over one or two years.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Awards for study and research in the sciences or in engineering leading to master's or doctoral degrees in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, and in the history and philosophy of sciences.

Award Value: Three-year annual stipend of $34,000, plus $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, for students pursuing graduate education. Usable over 5 years.

NSF REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

These programs offer students the chance to complete research in a range of STEM fields at campuses across the US over the summer.

Award Value: Varies, but typically includes travel, room and board, as well as stipend.

National Student Nurses Association Scholarships

Awarded to qualified nursing students at a variety of levels.

Award Value: Awards range from $1,000-$7,500.

Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

Provides funding for nursing students in exchange for work in CSFs (Critical Shortage Facilities) after graduation.

Award Value: Full tuition, fees and educational costs, including monthly living stipend.

Nurse Corps
South Carolina Space Grant Consortium Palmetto Student Academy

A ten-week summer program which includes a 9-week research opportunity with faculty at colleges throughout South Carolina that has direct relevance to NASA mission areas.

Award Value: Paid summer internship, including travel costs for attending the opening summit and closing finale for all NASA SCSGC participants.

Palmetto Student Academy
Paul Evan Peters Fellowship

The Paul Evan Peters Fellowship from the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) assists students pursuing graduate studies in the information sciences, library science, or closely related field, that advance the frontiers of digital information and technology.

Award Value: $5000 annually for two years for doctoral students and $2500 annually for two years for master's students.

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

Offers graduate school funding and professional development for students interested in a career with the Foreign Service of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Award Value: Provides up to $96,000 in benefits over two years of graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, culminating in service as a USAID Foreign Service Officer.

Payne Fellowship
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

The International Peace Scholarship is a needs-based award for international women students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. or Canada.

Award Value: Up to $12,500.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Provides graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.

Award Value: Up to $42,000 annually for two years of grad school, plus 2 internships (one domestic and one international) at the US Department of State.

Point Foundation

Provides funding to empower promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.

Award Value: Award amounts vary according to the level of financial need.

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program

PPIA is a fully-funded seven-week long summer program for college juniors to study at one of five Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) in areas of public service and international affairs. The JSI curriculum includes economics, statistics, domestic/international policy issues and leadership topics, all designed to sharpen the students' quantitative, analytic and communication skills. The ultimate goal of PPIA is to prepare students for graduate school in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field.

Award Value: Full tuition at a PPIA JSI, $1,500 stipend (funding determined by each JSI), university housing and meal plan, books and course materials, minimum of a one-time $5,000 scholarship at a PPIA graduate school if admitted for a Master's degree (PPIA Fellows often receive offers above and beyond this minimum), fee waiver when applying for PPIA Graduate School Consortium members, eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses.

Presidential Management Fellowship

The flagship leadership development program at the entry-level of government work for advanced degree candidates.

Award Value: Two years of full-time paid employment with a government agency.

Presidential Management Fellowship
Pride Foundation Scholarships

The Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to inspirational LGBTQ+ and allied student leaders across the Northwest.

Award Value: Awards range from $500 to $12,000.

Pride Foundation Scholarships
Princeton in Asia Fellowship

PiA offers over 125 year-long fellowships and internships in Asia for recent graduates.

Award Value: Local salary paid by organization, health insurance, and some language and cultural grants. Assistance with loan deferment is also available. Travel costs are the responsibility of the fellow.

Princeton in Asia
Project Global Officer

Project GO is a DoD initiative to promote critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities through language study for ROTC students. Applicants can choose domestic and study abroad programs for a semester, academic year, or summer. Students must be on track to commission through the Army, Naval, or Air Force ROTC, contracted or non-contracted, or a Marine Platoon Leaders Class student. Recipients will be selected with consideration for academic merit, language experience (any proficiency is acceptable), cultural sensitivity, leadership, commitment to the Project GO mission, and diversity.

Award Value: Full funding to include tuition, room and board, textbooks, meals, visas, class fees, insurance, and travel expenses to and from the study destination

Project GO
Quad Fellowship

The Quad Fellowship is a multinational partnership between Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. The fellowship promotes cross-cultural exchange and STEM leadership. Fellows receive support to pursue a Master's or PhD degree in a STEM field at a U.S. university and participate in special programming about the intersection of STEM and society as part of a multi-national cohort.

Award Value: Up to $100,000. The fellowship includes a $50,000 one-time award (can be applied to tuition, fees, room and board, research, and other academic expenses), up to $25,000 in additional needs-based funding, and travel costs for cohort programming.

Rainbow Scholarship, Fund for Education Abroad

Awarded to LGBTQI students who aim to participate in a rigorous study abroad program as laid out by the Fund for Education Abroad.

Award Value: Up to $5,000 for a semester abroad.

Rainbow Scholarship
Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Provides graduate school financial support for students looking for careers in the Foreign Service. Particularly encourages applications from members of minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need.

Award Value: Up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, one domestic and one international summer internship, professional development and support.

Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment

Summer program for undergraduates interested in exploring a career in the Foreign Service.

Award Value: Tuition, housing, travel, and two meals a day for a six-week summer program at Howard University, plus stipend of $3200.

Rangel Summer
Raytheon Technologies ScholarSHPE

Sponsored by Raytheon Technologies and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, this scholarship awards two high-achieving Hispanic and LatinX engineering students a one-time award of $5,000 to assist with educational expenses along with an opportunity to interview for summer internship opportunities with Raytheon Technologies. Students must join SHPE to apply and have an interest in working in the aerospace and defense industry.

Award Value: $5,000

Rhodes Scholarship

The oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world,they enable students to study for two years at Oxford University. Each year 32 Americans are chosen for their outstanding scholarly achievements, as well as their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.

Award Value: Provides for two full years of study at Oxford University in any field.

R. Gene Richter Scholarship

Grants given to students who are future leaders in supply chain management, to help fast-track students into the profession.

Award Value: Awards $10,000 tuition assistance, executive mentoring, junior mentoring and networking through presentation at the ISM International Annual Conference and participation in the ISM Power Conference a year after college graduation.

ACFE Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

Provides a one-time scholarship to students with a major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance or criminal justice and who wish to pursue a career in an anti-fraud profession.

Award Value: One-year scholarship paid directly to the university of one $10,000 scholarship, two $5,000 scholarships, four $2,500 scholarships or twenty-three $1,000 scholarships plus a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships Program

Provides grants for education to students whose permanent residence is in one of the following states: 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.

Award Value: Grants average between $5,000 and $7,000.

Rotary Global Grant

Scholarships to support one year of graduate level study abroad, with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development.

Award Value: Minimum of $30,000 for graduate-level study during one academic year abroad. Funds may be used for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, language training (if necessary) and living expenses.

Rotary Peace Fellowship

Supports master’s degree fellowships and professional development certificate programs in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention.

Award Value: Fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship/field study expenses.

Rotary Peace
Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) Study Abroad Scholarship

Offers a 5-week intensive language program for students to gain a deeper knowledge of Arabic, while becoming familiar with Omani history and culture.

Award Value: Fully funded 5-week intensive language training; includes international travel, room, board, and excursions. Students must purchase their own health insurance.

SALAM Summer Arabic
Scotland's Saltire Scholarship

Available to students to support a year of full time study towards a Master's degree at a Scottish university.

Award Value: Provides £8000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Awarded to a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world.

Award Value: $15,000 stipend for a one-year public service project.

Samuel Huntington
Samvid Scholarship

Established by Samvid Ventures, this scholarship supports future leaders and changemakers by providing up to $50,000 for tuition and fees for each year of a two-year graduate program (JD, MBA, MD, MEd, MEng, MA, MPH, MPP, MS, etc). Scholars are also invited to an annual retreat for leadership training and networking opportunities, and offered professional development and mentoring beyond the two years of funding. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership and extracurricular achievement, ambition and potential to make an impact on the world, and be pursuing graduate study relevant to long-term goals.

Award Value: up to $100,000

South Carolina Bankers Association Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to the children of employees of SCBA-member institutions.

Award Value: Most awards are $1,000, but there are two named awards of $2,500 each.

SC Bankers
Margaret A. Patrick & W. Don Welch International Trade Scholarship

Presented by the SC International Trade Conference, this scholarship is awarded annually to rising juniors and seniors at SC institutions majoring in International Trade, Supply Chain Management, or business. Winners must display a proven interest in international trade, supply chain management, or a business-related area, to include work or volunteer experience. Winners are also invited to attend the conference's business sessions at no charge to learn about international trade and logistics issues from industry professionals.

Award Value: $1,500 - $2,500

SC International Trade Conference Scholarship
South Carolina Space Grant Consortium STEM Outreach Award

Award in support of outreach efforts to engage younger students with STEM research.

Award Value: Research stipend of up to $6,000.

South Carolina Space Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship

Awards are available for the academic year or the summer to involve students in authentic NASA-related research.

Award Value: A research stipend of $7500.

SC Space Undergraduate
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

Provides supplemental funds for STEM PhD students to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.

Award Value: monthly stipend of up to $3,000 travel reimbursement up to $2,000

Schwarzman Scholarship

A highly selective, one-year master’s program in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.

Award Value: Fully funded one-year master's degree, including transportation, housing, food, and cultural activities.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

For recent college and graduate school alumni supports full-time, six-to-nine month Fellowships in Washington, DC. Recipients will work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues.

Award Value: $3,000/month salary + travel expenses, health insurance, and $1,000 for professional development.

South Carolina Space Grant Consortium Minorities in STEM Research Fellowship

Provides research funding for students pursuing areas of interest to NASA. Designed to increase the number of underrepresented students involved in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Award Value: Offers research stipends of $6000, of which $600 may be available for research related expenses.

SCSGC Minorities in STEM
South Carolina Space Grant Consortium NASA Student Internships

Provides additional financial support to students who have secured internships at a range of NASA Centers.

Award Value: Stipend amount varies, but provides supplemental support for NASA internships offered by NASA Centers.

SCSGC NASA Student Internships
South Carolina Wildlife Federation Scholarships

Provides educational grants to full-time students pursuing environmental education.

Award Value: Three $500 awards

SCWF Scholarships
Southern Education Leadership Initiative

The SELI is an intensive, eight-week summer internship for students interested in advancing racial equity and improving education

Award Value: 8-week internship, $4,500-5,000 stipend, and travel costs

SMART (Science, Math, and Research for Transformation) Scholarship

Sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD), the SMART Scholarship provides an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM disciplines) to receive a full scholarship and increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DOD laboratories.

Award Value: Full tuition and education related fees, stipend of $25,000-38,000 depending on degree pursued, paid summer internships, health insurance and book allowance, mentoring, and employment placement with the DoD after graduation.

Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study

Provides students with opportunities to pursue research or internships in association with members of the Smithsonian’s staff.

Award Value: Stipend for the duration of the fellowship or internship varies.

Smithsonian Opportunities
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Awarded to New Americans under age 30 (by the application deadline) to support up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States.

Award Value: Up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of graduate study, up to $90,000 over two years.

Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Award

Provides funding for PhD program at participating institutions.

Award Value: $20,000 per year for 3-5 years

SREB Doctoral Award
St. Andrew's Society of the State of New York

Supports one year of graduate school in Scotland for students who reside or attend school within 250 miles of New York State.

Award Value: Awards $30,000 for use towards tuition, then board, transportation and other expenses of one year of graduate school in Scotland.

St. Andrew's Scholarship
Steinman Scholarship

For rising juniors enrolled in a four-year ABET accredited engineering program.

Award Value: $5000 award.

JED's Student Voice of Mental Health Award

Annual award honoring an undergraduate college student who is doing outstanding work on their campus to raise awareness for mental health issues, reduce prejudice around mental illness, and encourage help-seeking among their peers.

Award Value: Offers a $3,000 cash scholarship.

Student Voice of Mental Health
Kathryn D. Sullivan Earth and Marine Science Fellowship

This award seeks to increase the number of highly trained earth and marine scientists and enable graduate students to conduct NASA-related Earth/marine science research.

Award Value: The fellowship is for $14,000.

Teach and Learn in Korea - TALK

A unique scholarship for undergraduates and recent graduates to teach English in South Korea for 6 months or one year.

Award Value: Monthly stipend, accommodation, transportation costs to Korea, health insurance, and a settlement subsidy.

Teaching Assistant Program in France

Offers teaching contracts for 7 months throughout France to teach English at the elementary or secondary level.

Award Value: Monthly stipend of approximately 800 Euro per month, and health insurance.

Tau Beta Pi Graduate Fellowship

Funds Tau Beta Pi members to do graduate work in any field which will enable them to contribute to the engineering profession.

Award Value: $10,000 payable in ten monthly increments.

Tau Beta Pi Graduate
Tau Beta Pi Undergraduate Scholarship

Members of Tau Beta Pi with excellent academic records are encouraged to apply for this scholarship which is provided to advance the interest of the engineering profession.

Award Value: $2,000 payable in two increments in September and January.

Tau Beta Pi Undergrad
South Carolina Tax Council Scholarship

The SC Tax Council awards scholarships to SC residents who are majoring in Accounting or Taxation at a South Carolina college or University.

Award Value: Usually awards of $2000.

Tax Council
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

Offers financial and mentoring support to individuals with a background in a STEM field who have an interest in teaching in a high-need secondary school.

Award Value: A $32,000 stipend, with tuition arrangements varying by campus in Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne, or West Chester University).

Think Swiss

Supports summer research or summer coursework in Switzerland for undergraduate or graduate students in all fields.

Award Value: Approximately $5,000.

Think Swiss
Pat Tillman Foundation Military Scholarship

Supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education.

Award Value: Award amounts vary, but average $11,000 per academic year to cover educational expenses.

Truckload Carriers Association Scholarship

Awards for students who are closely related to a member of the Truckload Carriers Association.

Award Value: Funds between $2,000 and $6,250 per year to full-time college students.

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Supports doctoral candidates pursuing research (at a Canadian university or as Canadian citizens) on one of the Foundation's four themes: human rights and dignity, responsible citizenship, Canada in the world, and people in their natural environment.

Award Value: Each scholarship is valued at $60,000 annually for up to four years, including $20,000 annually to support research-related travel.

Trudeau Scholarships
Truman Scholarship

Supports graduate study for students with a commitment to a career in public service who are poised to be change agents in their careers and in the world.

Award Value: Up to $30,000 for graduate study in any field for those planning a career in public service, broadly defined.

Tylenol Scholarship

Provides one time award funding for undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in a variety of health-related fields.

Award Value: Ten $10,000 scholarships and 25 $5,000 scholarships are awarded.

Udall Scholarship

Awards given to undergraduate students in two categories: those with a demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; and Native American and Alaska Native students with a demonstrated commitment to careers related either to tribal public policy or to Native health care.

Award Value: Up to $7000 for tuition, room, board or other educational expenses, and attendance at 4-day annual Udall Scholar Orientation in Tuscon AZ.

Morris K. Udall and John S. McCain III Native American Graduate Fellowship in Tribal Policy

The Udall NAGF awards two $25,000 scholarships to Native American or Alaska Native graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in health care fields and have demonstrated a commitment to Native healthcare.

Award Value: Two fellowships awarded, each worth $25,000.

Udall NAGF
Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Summer Institutes allow US undergraduate students to experience the UK in a unique setting on a three- to four-week summer academic and cultural program.

Award Value: Round-trip airfare from US to UK, tuition and fees at host institution, accommodation and meals.

UK Summer Fulbright
UNCF Scholarships

UNCF offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships to minority students studying a variety of fields.

Award Value: Varies depending on scholarship, typical range from $2,000-$10,000.

USAF Health Professions Scholarship Program

The USAF offers fully-funded health care degrees, including nursing, medical, and dental, in exchange for service within the USAF.

Award Value: Fully funded health care degrees, including tuition and stipend.

USGIF Geospatial Intelligence Scholarship

Awards to assist promising students studying GEOINT, geospatial sciences, and related fields.

Award Value: $5,000 for undergraduate and graduate applicants.

US Teaching Assistantship in Austria

Offers recent graduates a year of experience teaching English in secondary schools in Austria.

Award Value: Provides monthly stipend of approximately $1500, and health insurance.

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

The Wenner-Gren fieldwork grant supports research in anthropology and anthropologically-focused research in related disciplines such as archaeology and linguistics.

Award Value: Up to $20,000 for anthropology fieldwork research anywhere in the world.

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Provides funding for dissertation work that encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries.

Award Value: 10 fellows will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies
Yenching Academy Fellowship

The Yenching Academy of Peking University offers a Master's degree in China Studies, a degree that is interdisciplinary in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Award Value: Fully funded first year of master's degree, including tuition and fees, housing, stipend, and round trip airfare. Second year funding is available for those who maintain good academic standing.


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