Fellowships by Area of Study
DAAD High Tech in Germany
High Tech in Germany is a special summer program in Munich for engineering students from the US and Canada. The curriculum encompasses a German language component; specialized subject seminars and workshops in engineering and life sciences; project work and lectures on intercultural communications (in English/German); and German and European history and culture. Site visits to high tech and traditional industrial sites in and around Munich (e.g. Siemens, State Brewery Weihenstephan) complement the program. Rounding out the program are social and cultural activities, including excursions to cultural and historical landmarks in Munich and environs.
The cost of the program is approximately €1,700. This covers tuition, dormitory accommodations, partial board, a local transportation pass, some excursions, and health and accident insurance for the duration of the course. Thirty partial scholarships are available for highly qualified applicants.
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 Study Scholarship
Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduate students of all disciplines to provide the opportunity to study in Germany or complete a postgraduate or Master’s degree course and obtain a degree at a German university or institution.
Graduate study scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for students in degree-granting programs to complete a full degree course in Germany. Scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October 1, 2006 to July 31, 2007).
DAAD provides a monthly stipend that ranges from approximately €715 to €795, depending on the level of academic advancement. The scholarship also covers health insurance and travel costs.
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. The scholarship funds study in Germany for a 4-10 month period during the German academic year. Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately €615, 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 Grant
This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.
The scholarship is approximately €770, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. Accommodations are arranged by the host institution. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy of €210.
Department of Energy
Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
The Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, funded by the DOE, Office of Defense Programs and Office of Science, works to identify and provide support for scientists who wish to train in order to meet the nation’s workforce needs. This fellowship provides: payment of all tuitions and fees, yearly stipend of $28,000, and allowance of $1,000 annually for research.
Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship
Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowships are awarded for three consecutive years, given satisfactory progress and availability of funding. The award covers all tuition and mandatory fees and carries a stipend of $2300 per month for 12 months. A 10-week, continuous, off-campus research internship at a DHS-designated facility will be required during the summer between the first and second years.
of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarship
Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded for two consecutive years, given satisfactory progress and availability of funding. The award covers all tuition and mandatory fees and carries a stipend of $1000 per month for the academic year and $5000 for the required 10-week, continuous, off-campus internship at a DHS-designated facility during the summer between the first and second years.
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 $6900 to $11000 for a three month, full time period.
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 Freeman-Asia Award Program
The primary goal of the Freeman-ASIA Award Program is to increase the number of American undergraduate students who study in East and Southeast Asia, by providing them with the information and financial assistance they will need. Award recipients will receive $3,000 for summer programs, $5,000 for semester programs, and $7,000 for academic year programs. If the program costs are less than the award amount, the funds may cover related expenses such as airfare, living costs, and books.
Fulbright Full Grants
The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students to undertake graduate study and advanced research worldwide in over 140 countries. Over 1100 Fulbright awards are made annually.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships in English are offered in many countries worldwide. Placements are in schools or universities outside of the capital cities. Assistants design various activities to improve their students' language abilities and knowledge of the United States, while increasing their own language skills and knowledge of the host country. Assistantships carry a monthly stipend of about $1000.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship
This international scholarship program enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. The Trustees award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded only to students who gain admission to the University through the University's regular procedures. They cover the full cost of study at Cambridge for a single person - namely, all approved University and College tuition fees, a maintenance allowance [which for 2004-05 is £8,400], a further discretionary allowance for study-related activities [which for 2004-05 is £1,600], and one return economy airfare between the UK and the Scholar’s normal country of residence.
Benjamin 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.
Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award
This scholarship supports members’ post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities anywhere in the world. The award offers support in the amount of $10,000.
Hertz Foundation Graduate
The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship supports graduate students working towards the Ph.D. degree in the applied physical and engineering sciences, as well as those aspects of modern biology which apply the physical sciences intensively. The applicant must attend a graduate program at one of the Foundation’s tenable schools.Successful applicants have two fellowship options:
Option 1: $28,000/9 months personal stipend plus tuition equivalent
for up to five years
Option 2: $33,000/9 months personal stipend plus tuition equivalent for two years
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. At least forty Scholars are selected each year to study either at graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. Each scholarship is held for two years. The award covers University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
George J. Mitchell Scholarship
The US-Ireland Alliance has established the George J. Mitchell Scholarships to educate future American leaders about the island of Ireland and to provide tomorrow's leaders with an understanding about, an interest in, and an affinity with, the island from which 44 million Americans claim descent. Scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland, including the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and the two universities in Northern Ireland, for one academic year of graduate study.
The award provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and international travel.
Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
The purpose of the National Defence Science and Engineering Graduate Fewllowship is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest. The fellowship awards full tuition, required fees, a $1000 health insurance allowance, and a stipend of $30,500 for the first year that is increased by $500 each of the two consecutive years.
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.
Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Graduate Research Fellowship provides approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships for three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation. Anticipated Funding Amount: $40,500 Annually: $30,000 Stipend and $10,500 Cost of Education allowance per award.
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 230 college students (175 undergraduate students and 55 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
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States. The scholarship provides:
- Up to $8,000 of academic assistance per school year for full-time study during the junior and senior years.
- A required, 10-week, paid ($650/week) internship during the summer between the junior and senior years at NOAA or a NOAA approved facility.
- A housing subsidy during the internship and limited reimbursement for round-trip travel to the internship site for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
- Travel expenses to the Hollings scholarship program conference at the completion of the internship.
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi supports its mission of recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields through its graduate research fellowship. The society awards 60 fellowships annually in the amount of $5,000 each and 40 Awards of Excellence in the amount of $2,000 each to students pursuing first year graduate or professional study on a full time basis.
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.
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. The first American Scholars were elected in 1904.Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition, each Scholar receives a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.
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 International Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship
Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide funding for one academic year of study in another country. This award is intended to help cover round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies up to US$25,000 or its equivalent.
Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are for two years of degree-oriented study in another country. A flat grant of US$13,000 or its equivalent is provided per year to be applied toward the costs of a degree program.
Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either three or six months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to US$12,000 and US$19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
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.