Fellowships by Year of Study
Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee Research Institute Anthony Shadid Internship Program
The ADCRI intern program offers a variety of positions for leadership development. It educates students on issues of civil rights, the Arab heritage, and current events in the Middle East. It empowers them to educate others. Students gain practical training in community organizing, media relations, research and writing, legal issues, political action, educational outreach, and routine office work alongside our regular professional staff. The first few weeks of the summer program are centered on the annual ADC Convention in June.
Positions are available with the legal, organizing, education, media and publications, information systems, and government relations departments, as well as with the offices of the ADC President and the Chief Administrative Officer. ADC can also assist with internships at the U.S. State Department, although we cannot guarantee placement.
Summer internships: During the summer, up to 15 internships are available at the national office. The 11-week internships are full-time positions. We are asking interns to start as early in May as possible after the school ends. There is a $1500 stipend for undergraduates and $2000 for graduate students. Those who receive course credit do not receive a stipend.
Semester Internships: Internships carry a small stipend. Full-time interns receive $400/month for undergraduates and $500 for graduate and law students. Volunteer positions for course credit are available during the academic year and are arranged on a case-by-case basis. Interns receiving course credit do not receive a stipend. Work hours can be accommodated to student class schedules. Applications are normally due at the end of November, early December.
Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
NSEP scholarships are intended to provide support to U.S. undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S. national security.
NSEP Boren Scholarships are merit based. Award amounts are based on the study abroad costs and financial aid information provided by the applicant. -The maximum award is $10,000 for a semester or $20,000 for a full academic year.
DAAD EMGIP—Bundestag Internship
EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for US and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. Interns will be placed with their preferred Fraktion, Ausschuss, with individual members of the Bundestag and their offices. In addition to contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.
Interns will receive compensation of approximately €1,100 per month from the German Bundestag.
DAAD German Studies Research
This specialized DAAD program offers up to five German Studies Research Grants to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/ program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in either North America or Germany.
Research support ranging in value from $1,500 to $2,500 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase.
DAAD Research Internships in
Science and Engineering (RISE)
RISE gives students in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, and physics the chance to spend a summer working on important research projects. All participants receive stipends from DAAD, and partner universities and research institutions provide housing assistance. With the RISE program, DAAD also supports the work of German PhD students by matching them with highly-qualified undergraduates who function as research assistants for the summer.
DAAD will provide a monthly scholarship of Euro 615 for a period of 6 weeks to 3 months between June and August 2005. The award also includes health insurance, as well as an accident and personal/private liability insurance. The host institution will support the search for reasonably-priced housing for the duration of the internship.
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships fund study, senior thesis research and/or internship in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. This scholarship funds study in Germany for a 4-10 month period that must fall during the German academic year (October-July). Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately €650, plus additional funds to help defray travel and research expenses as well as health insurance. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.
DAAD University Summer Course
This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities that focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.
The scholarship is approximately €880, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. The host institution arranges accommodations. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy of €210.
Scholarship recipients are expected to devote their full attention to the course and may not concurrently undertake individual research. A written report is requested within four weeks of the end of the course.
Green Fellowship Program
Annually, Echoing Green awards Fellowships to individuals with innovative ideas for creating new models for tackling seemingly unsolvable social challenges. These Fellowships offer them the opportunity to develop and test their ideas.
During the two year Fellowship, Echoing Green provides
both financial and technical support.
Financial Support: Echoing Green offers fellowships to individuals and to partnerships of no more than two individuals.
Individual Fellowships: $30,000 per year for two years for a total of $60,000 paid in four equal installments of $15,000
Partnership Fellowships: $45,000 per year (per project, not per individual) for two years for a total of $90,000 paid in four equal installments of $22,500
Technical Assistance: Echoing Green provides fellows a range of support through a variety of media including the Internet, conferences, site visits and phone contact. The organization offers guidance in strategic and financial planning, staff and board development, fundraising, legal and accounting practices and many other aspects of starting and building a non-profit organization.
National Network for Environmental Management Study Fellowship
The NNEMS fellowship offers a unique opportunity for students to gain research and training experience directly linked to their undergraduate or graduate studies. NNEMS fellows conduct research projects to augment their academic studies, which EPA supports with financial assistance.
Recipients of NNEMS fellowships receive a stipend based on the student's level of education and the duration and location of the project. They range from $7400 to $12600 for a three month, full time period.
Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition
The Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition rewards female college juniors who have leadership experience, are involved on campus and in the community, have achieved excellence in their field of study, and have unique and inspiring goals.
The award includes a $2000 cash prize, a trip to New York City, opportunities to meet with top female professionals, national recognition in an issue of Glamour, and a gala luncheon awards ceremony.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
and Excellence in Education Award
The purpose of this Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.
The Goldwater Scholarship requires an internal application process. For information about the award, the internal application process and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Office of National Fellowships.
A. Gilman International Scholarship
This scholarship provides awards for US undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.
Awards of up to $5,000 are made for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad, and are intended to cover tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare. The Gilman Scholarship aims to support a diverse range of students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad.
Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institute of Health (NIH) offers scholarships for students who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social-science related health research. NIH undergraduate scholarships are awarded for 1-year periods (renewable for up to 4 years) and cover undergraduate tuition and reasonable educational and living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year. In return, recipients commit to two types of service obligation for each year of scholarship: (1) 10 weeks summer service as a paid employee in an NIH research laboratory and (2), after graduation, a year of full time paid employment in an NIH research laboratory.
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has an education budget of $1,000,000. The NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer of 2006 for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students
General Category I:
Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.
General Category II:
Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.
Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$10,000. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support.
Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program
The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP), provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.
The goals of the NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.
NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 200 college students (139 undergraduate students and 61 graduate students) each year. Participating students typically spend ten weeks during the summer doing research at approximately 12 DoN laboratories. To participate, a student must be enrolled at an eligible college/university (comprising approximately 160 institutions; eligibility is determined by the Office of Naval Research) and have completed at least their sophomore year before beginning the internship.
For undergraduate students the stipend is $5,500.00 and for graduate students $6,500.00
Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes
JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. The JSI curriculum includes economics, statistics, domestic/international policy issues and leadership topics, all designed to sharpen the students' quantitative, analytic and communication skills. Extracurricular activities are also included. These skills are vital for admission into the top graduate programs in public and international affairs. The successful completion of a summer institute is a requirement for PPIA Fellows.
As a PPIA Fellow you are entitled to the following benefits:
* Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute.
* Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses.
* Minimum of $1,000 stipend.
* University housing with a meal plan.
* Books and related course materials.
* GRE prep.
B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program
The Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the U. S. Department of State. This six-week program is designed to stimulate stronger student interest in international affairs and to generate a deeper understanding and appreciation for career opportunities in international affairs. During this program, students receive intensive instruction in three courses: Political Economy, History of U.S. Foreign Relations and Technical Writing. Nine semester hours of academic credit in international studies will be awarded. Various enrichment activities are also included in the program.
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects designed especially for the purpose. These awards are funded through the National Science Foundation.
Award amounts vary by location. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.
M. Rieser Fellowship in Science, Technology, and Global Security
The fellowship provides one-time awards of $2,500-5,000 to between three and five undergraduates annually, seeking to explore the connections between science, technology, global security, and public policy. Students who have academic, extra-curricular, and career interests that demonstrate a significant interest in the role of scientists formulating public policy and addressing global security policy challenges are encouraged to apply.
Rotary Peace Fellowships
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is the premier educational program of The Rotary Foundation and supports Rotary’s mission to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace. It is intended for individuals who have chosen a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution; who have work experience in these areas; and who have a commitment to community or international humanitarian service and working for peace. Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.
Social Change in Israel Awards
The Dorot Social Change in Israel Awards will provide up to ten (10) $5,000 Awards to U.S. citizens who are enrolled at any accredited U.S. college or university to work during the summer with an Israel-based Mentor who is engaged in promoting Progressive Social Change in Israel. Up to three (3) Awards will go to graduate students; the remaining Awards will go to undergraduate students.
The Program is designed, first and foremost, to bolster the efforts of the Israel-based Mentors who are working on behalf of Progressive Social Change in Israel.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship is a $30,000 merit-based grant awarded to undergraduate students who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service.
The Truman Scholarship application process also includes an internal application process. For more information about the award, its internal application process and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Office of National Fellowships.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 80 merit-based scholarships of up to $5,000 (to cover tuition, fees, room and board, and books) and 50 Honorable Mentions of $350 to two groups of students:
- College sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment
- Native American and Alaska Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care.
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship requires an internal application process. For more information about this award, its internal application process and accompanying deadlines, please contact the Office of National Fellowships.
Today Academic All-American Team
USA TODAY's All-USA College Academic Team program honors 60 undergraduates as representatives of all outstanding students at the nation's colleges and universities. The criteria are designed to find students who excel not only in scholarship but also in leadership roles on and off campus.
Students named to the First Team receive a $2500 cash award.