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Diversity and Inclusion of Underrepresented Populations in Fellowships

A lot of the opportunities below are listed as scholarships - which is money to go directly towards tuition, not a fellowship-based opportunity in which a cohort is established to tackle a personal project.
 

However, many of the opportunities can be used to help fund fellowships in part or whole - for example, a scholarship that will support you in a summer internship abroad, or funding to support your activism experience.

Take a look through the opportunities and see what might work for you!

 

Simply click one of the hyperlinks below to view awards by category.

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Minority Racial / Ethnic Backgrounds

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
The mission of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to them. In addition to whether the applicant is a member of a racial and/or ethnic minority that has been underrepresented in the legal profession, the applicant's financial need; personal, family, and educational background; personal statement; and participation in community service activities will be considered.

American Chemical Society Scholars Program
The American Chemical Society Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply.

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program
The Full Circle Scholarship Program is awarded to students attending non-tribal colleges. These scholarships are funded through our partnerships with corporate and private donors and are available to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending public and private colleges and universities. The Full Circle scholarships are administered by the American Indian College Fund and are generally based upon merit or demonstrated financial need.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program was started by the NSCDA in 1927 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing. The students are expected to return to work among their people to help improve health care. Some students work on reservations, and others find employment in hospitals in areas largely populated by American Indians. Intended originally to benefit females only, the program has expanded to include males and the career goals now include not only nursing careers, but jobs in health care and health education, as well.

American Physical Society Scholarships & Awards
The American Physical Society sponsors multiple scholarships and awards for minority students interested in pursuing study, research and careers in STEM.

Andover Phillips Academy Institute of the Recruitment of Teachers
The Phillips Academy Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) addresses the lack of diversity in the nation's teaching faculties by recruiting outstanding students of color and other scholars committed to diversity, counseling them through the graduate school application process, and advocating for sufficient funding for advanced study. IRT sponsors a summer workshop for 25-30 students who apply to the program during their junior or senior years of college. Participants engage in a graduate-level curriculum of critical, cultural, and educational theory during an intense four-week program at Phillips Academy in July; students and faculty work together nine hours each day, seven days a week.

AT&T Labs Internships
Each summer, research interns from universities all over the US come to AT&T Labs Research for 10 weeks to work with AT&T Researchers on exciting, real-world research projects. Interns have access to relevant data, expertise and mentoring by AT&T Researchers. As part of the vibrant intern community, interns have the opportunity to build long lasting relationships with student peers and industry Researchers. Applicants for summer internships may be members of an existing university collaboration or may apply as individuals. Candidates are typically graduate students but advanced undergraduates will also be considered in exceptional cases. Internship eligibility qualifications: Currently enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a graduate school program leading to a PhD. Major field must be in computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations research, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or related fields.

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies- Congressional Fellowship
APAICS is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office. The APAICS Fellowship program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, D.C., providing exceptional graduate and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members of a congressional office.

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies- Summer Internship program
The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides select undergraduate students the opportunity to work in Washington. DC., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS Interns are placed in U.S. Congressional offices, federal agencies, or partner Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) non-profit organizations. The program develops leadership and professional skills, encourages political and civic engagement, and fosters a strong interest in public service careers.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. U.S. citizen undergraduate students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university may apply to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide during the spring, summer, fall or academic year term. Refer to each term for specific dates on the deadlines and timelines for the application cycle. It is important that students apply for the correct scholarship term according to their program dates in order to be considered for this fellowship.

CAMERA Fellowship
CAMERA seeks committed undergraduate students with excellent communication skills who can organize Pro-Israel events on campus. Fellows attend our all expense paid advocacy training conference in Boston, earn up to $500 and travel with us for free on our leadership and advocacy mission to Israel over winter break. CAMERA Fellows will: become official CAMERA representatives and embody our three principles; organize educational, informational programs during the school year, when necessary; write at least six educational and informational op-eds or letters-to-the-editor, and work with CAMERA staff to maintain a high level of accurate; monitor and respond to inaccuracies on campus, in the classroom and in the campus and local press; keep in touch with other CAMERA students via e-mail, CAMERA on Campus Facebook, and camera on campus.org; distribute CAMERA literature and accessories at Israel or Middle East related events on campus; participate in regular calls with other CAMERA Fellows reps and CAMERA staff. 

Center for Third World Organizing Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP)
Since 1985, the Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP) is an intensive seven-week, full-time field-based internship that has produced over 300 organizers of color that have been working in the social and economic justice movement. MAAP is for movement activists of color committed to learning the theory and practice of building social justice movements through community and labor organizing. Interns are placed at one of several partner organizations throughout the U.S. and work full-time under close supervision of an organizing campaign at a community organization or labor union.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowship Program
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available.

CHCI Public Policy Fellowship
Begin your path toward becoming one of our nation’s future Latino policymakers. Recent college graduates can take advantage of this paid fellowship, which opens doors for talented young Latinos who are pursuing a career in public policy. You will spend nine months working in Washington, D.C., with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more—growing both personally and professionally during your fellowship experience.

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
CAPAL's Federal Internship Program will place students in internships within the federal government in Washington, DC. Opportunities in regional offices, including California, Wisconsin, and Texas, may be possible. Last year, 14 interns were placed in program management, legal, and finance positions. These internship positions are open to ALL MAJORS and are suited for individuals looking to gain real-world federal government experience. CAPAL has partnerships with many Federal Agencies including Agricultural Research Services, National Credit Union Administration, and Forest Service. Depending on your interests and placement, intern duties could vary and may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication, and more.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships
CBCF’s internship programs prepare college students and young professionals to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates by exposing them to the processes that develop national policies and implement them – from Capitol Hill to federal field offices. CBCF offers three internship programs: the Congressional Internship Program, the Emerging Leaders Internship Program, and the Communications Internship Program.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Emerging Leaders Internship Program
The semester-long Emerging Leaders Internship Program sponsored by Walmart creates a corps of trained, young leaders with the skills, outlook, and contacts necessary to generate and sustain positive change in Washington, D.C. and their local communities. Interns will receive housing, a stipend, and will be placed in Congressional Black Caucus member offices and federal agencies. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; should be at least a college sophomore at the time of application; have a permit to work in the U.S.; and have a demonstrated interest in public service, governance, and the policy-making process. Recent college graduates are eligible as long as they have not yet started post-graduate studies and have graduated no more than a year from the internship program start date.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Congressional Internship Program
During CHCI’s paid summer and semester internships, promising Latino undergraduate students experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship Program
CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. This paid, nine-month fellowship will provide you with valuable work experience, access to powerful Latino network, and a chance to showcase your public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.

Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship
Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded for one academic year to students who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with American Indian/Alaska Native or Hispanic/Latino Populations in the United States. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible. Students must be an National Association of Social Workers member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW program (payment of the award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the program). In addition, students must have the potential for completing an MSW program and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a master of social work (MSW) program for more than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of a second year.

Discover UChicago
The University of Chicago is offering talented individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations an expenses-paid opportunity to explore graduate education at the University of Chicago. Join us for a weekend of graduate admissions workshops, presentations by world-renowned faculty and their graduate students, and informal socials. Receive advice on submitting a competitive application to graduate programs and learn how to develop your own career as a scientist, academic, or professional.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications
Over the past decade, the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations has recognized students for their commitment to community service and use of the creative arts to raise awareness of tobacco’s harmful impacts in disproportionately affected communities. The scholarship program is named after Dr. Alma S. Adams, a founding board member of Truth Initiative who is now serving as a member of Congress representing North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Dr. Adams’ public service to North Carolina began with her election to the Greensboro City School Board in the 1980s when she became the first African-American woman ever elected to the board. She also taught art history for four decades at Bennett College, a historically black liberal arts college in Greensboro.

Florida Department of Health Minority Environmental Health Internship Program
The Florida Department of Health is pleased to announce an exceptional and invaluable opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in hands-on internship experience. This internship program will provide the successful applicants the opportunity to learn more about the various disciplines in environmental health and to assist individuals in developing interests and skills into a full-time career in environmental health. Participating in this internship can influence how fast and how far you can advance in the field of environmental health, enhance your job satisfaction, maximize your ability to assume more advanced responsibilities, and provide additional options for career planning.

Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence
The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence is an integral part of our diversity recruiting effort, helping to attract Black, Latino, and Native American undergraduate sophomore and junior students to careers in Finance. The Scholarship is a reflection of our Business Principles and is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made.

Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships
The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowship provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $10,000 each, to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school.

Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships
The Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships provide second-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $15,000 each, to help cover expenses for their third year of law school. The $15,000 award is contingent on the student’s accepting an offer to join Goodwin’s summer associate program and on accepting an offer, if extended, to join the firm as a full-time associate. The funds will be paid out half upon completion of the summer program, and half upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.

International Exchange Program for Minority Students
Eligible students are enrolled or recently graduated from BA, BS, MA, MPH, or other Master's level programs and doctoral programs, and have an interest in health sciences. Interns work on research projects under the guidance of international scientists in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe, and Africa. Before interns travel to their assigned countries, they receive one week of orientation at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. This program prepares students to write a research report and make an oral presentation on conducted research.

Minority Fellows Program (APSA - PoliSci)
The Minority Fellows Program is designed for minority or under-represented students applying to doctoral programs in political science. The MFP was established in 1969 (originally as the Black Graduate Fellowship) to increase the number of underrepresented scholars in the discipline. Since 1969, the APSA Minority Fellowship has designated more than 500 Fellows, both funded and unfunded, and contributed to the completion of doctoral political science programs for over 100 individuals. Alumni and friends of the program gathered to celebrate the fellowship program at the 2014 APSA Annual Meeting in Washington DC at the APSA Ralph Bunche Fellows & Minority Fellows Program Coffee Hour.

Minority Fellowship Program, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Predoctoral Fellowship
Provides financial support, professional development activities, and guidance to promising doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees with the goal of moving them toward high achievement in areas related to ethnic minority behavioral health research or services.This fellowship is aimed at those pursuing doctoral degrees in clinical, counseling, and school psychology, or other behavioral health services areas.

Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships: Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students
The American Bar Foundation sponsors a program of summer research fellowships to interest undergraduate students from diverse background in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The summer program is designed to introduce students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science. Applications will be considered only from sophomores and juniors. The student will participate in a series of seminars and field visits to acquaint them with the many facets of socio-legal research and the legal system.

National GEM Consortium MS Engineering Fellowship
The objective of this program is to promote the benefits of a masters degree within industry. GEM Fellows are provided practical engineering summer work experiences through an employer sponsor and a portable academic year fellowship of tuition, fees, and a stipend which may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted.

Native American Congressional Internship
The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government. The internship is funded by theNative Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy. There are internships for undergraduates, graduates, and law students.

NextEra Energy &Ford Dry Lake Scholarship Program
AISES is pleased to administer scholarship funds on behalf of the NextEra Energy Foundation available to members of 11 participating Arizona and California Indian Tribes pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities. The NextEra Energy-Ford Dry Lake Scholarship Program is designed to enhance educational opportunities for tribal members who are pursuing educations at accredited four year colleges/ universities, two-year colleges, or vocational schools. NextEra Energy is committed to solving our energy needs now and in the future with clean technologies, and to encouraging and assisting Native Americans as they pursue education in growth areas of our economy that will meet the needs of future generations. Through these scholarships, one of several Genesis Solar Energy Project Public Outreach activities, NextEra believes that additional skill sets will be brought back to impacted tribal communities and ensure that these communities benefit from the growing trends in clean energy.

NLGJA Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
The Kay Longcope Scholarship Award was established in 2008 through a gift from Longcope’s estate and with the guidance of Longcope’s partner Barbara Wohlgemuth. The scholarship award provides tuition assistance to an LGBTQ student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.

NWSA Women of Color Caucus-Frontiers Student Essay Award
The purpose of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Women of Color Caucus-Frontiers Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora.

Pathways to Environmental Sustainability, Student Fellowship
The American Indian College Fund is awarding 14 student fellowships for Native American students who attend or have previously attended tribal colleges and universities in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota and are currently pursuing a 4-year degree. The Pathways to Environmental Sustainability Student Fellowship will provide financial aid assistance; an internship and student research opportunity, and provide faculty mentors. The fellowship will provide $5,000 per school year for 2 years to use towards a bachelor degree, in total $10,000. The internship will be a summer commitment of 1 to 2 summers depending on the fellows' graduation date. An additional stipend of $4,000 will be given for summer internship research projects. The total award is for $14,000. The goal of this fellowship is to promote environmental sustainability in tribal communities that leads to systemic change. Student fellowship applicants should have a vested interest in the sustainability of the environment as well as traditional ecological knowledge and practices. Students in the fields of Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Wildlife and Fisheries, and Ecology are targeted for applicants, but all majors relating to the Environment are encouraged to apply.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships gives each Fellow a tuition and stipend assistance of up to $90,000 in support of graduate education in this country. Fellows are selected on the basis of merit the specific criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative and sustained accomplishment -- in annual national competitions. Candidates apply directly. The program does not depend on recommendations from universities or regional screening. Neither financial need nor distributive considerations are taken into account in the selection process.

Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes
Junior Summer Institute 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.Selected students will study at on the campus of one of the five participating universities: Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkley, University of Michigan or University of Minnesota. 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 as well. 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 to qualify for graduate school benefits.

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects 15-20 participants (known as Rangel Scholars) each year from universities throughout the United States. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC. The Program has two major components. First, in order to enhance participants' academic preparation to work in international affairs, the Program provides two courses and a seminar that focus on enhancing knowledge and skills related to U.S. foreign policy, economics and writing. In addition, in order to provide greater insight into the foreign policy-making process and international affairs careers, the Rangel Program introduces the participants to a wide range of government and non-government professionals who work on global issues and also arranges visits to various institutions involved in international affairs. The Program also helps students explore graduate school, scholarship, fellowship, internship, and professional options in international affairs.

Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have created the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute to encourage minority students and others with an interest in African-American and African Diasporan Studies to pursue graduate degrees, especially PhDs, in the humanities. The program, which is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, offers a six-week session for 10 rising seniors. The Institute, with the help of renowned scholars, will develop and nurture the students' interest in the appropriate disciplines, and provide them with the requisite intellectual challenges and orientations needed to pursue humanities careers and to reach their full potential.

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)
SOARS is an undergraduate to graduate program built around a summer research internship, mentoring by top scientists and engineers, and a supportive learning community. In addition to the summer internship, SOARS includes year-round support, funding to attend conferences and last-dollar tuition scholarships. Successful proteges are eligible to participate in the program for up to four years. SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, veterans and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers.

Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program (SUMR), Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) and the Health Care Management Department of the Wharton School
Today, one in every four Americans belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group. Yet despite tremendous advances in health science in recent decades, minorities still fall victim to heart disease, cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS in numbers far greater than whites. To prepare top candidates to pursue careers in health services research, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI), the Health Care Management Department of the Wharton School, and the VA Center of Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP) are co-sponsoring a summer program for rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors from underrepresented minority groups, or anyone interested in exploring the field of health services research. The SUMR program provides students with an opportunity to receive a stipend to conduct health services research on a topic of their choice, under the guidance of Penn faculty.

Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program
Established in 2003, the Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students provides awards to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.

The Diversity in Teacher Education Fellowship Award
Teachers College has created a unique opportunity for graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as part of our dedication to recruiting, training, and supporting excellence in teacher education to achieve social and educational equity in America. The Diversity in Teacher Education Fellowship awards full tuition scholarships to up to three graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), who best demonstrate an outstanding commitment to teacher education in urban areas.

The Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Scholarships
The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) is offered to more than 35 institutions throughout the state of Florida (including Florida State). All of these institutions have State-Approved Educator Preparation Programs.

The Latino Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP)
The Latino Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP) is an academic enrichment and leadership development program offered by the Gastón Institute for UMass Boston undergraduate students. The LLOP offers undergraduate training in applied research and public policy analysis. Students in the program enhance their analytical and leadership skills, learn how public policy is created, become proficient in public speaking, build strong teamwork abilities, meet with policymakers, and receive course credit for their successful completion of the program. This program has a strong history of success: many graduates are now employed in public policy positions or are enrolled in competitive graduate programs.

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research
The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), offers undergraduates interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Alliance institution. The SR-EIP is designed to encourage students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities including students who identify as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (including Alaska Natives) and US Pacific Islander, to consider research careers in the academic, public, or private sectors.

The National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) offers a variety of scholarships to outstanding Italian American students from a variety of academic disciplines and backgrounds.

The Turkish Coalition of America
Scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus or in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) at CAPAL
The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) at CAPAL is a series of free evening leadership training programs that CAPAL organizes each summer for interns in Washington, DC. For the last two decades, WLP has been one of the main educational and leadership development working series in Washington, DC that focuses specifically on the APA community and our role in public policy.

Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program
The Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program is designed to give 25 premedical students deeper insights into the field of medicine, including issues that greatly affect the health of traditionally underserved groups. Through the experiences of laboratory or clinical research, the student learns how one pursues a specific research problem under the supervision of a faculty member, thus providing an early education into basic research techniques that could be applicable to any area of medicine. A lecture series explores topics in cardiovascular physiology. The summer fellows attend a series of talks by minority physicians about various medical specialties, addressing issues of concern in these physician's daily work plus views of the bigger picture in health care to minority communities. Rounds in the hospital with advanced year students provide further exposure to the clinical facets of medicine. Students in the summer program receive counseling on financial planning for medical school and how to examine the financial aid package.

Udall Scholarship
The Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Uncommon Schools Summer Teaching Fellowship (STF)
The Summer Teaching Fellowship (STF) is a unique, highly competitive teacher recruitment and preparation program designed to introduce college juniors from underrepresented backgrounds to teaching and urban education reform. Through hands-on experience in Uncommon’s schools, mentorship, and tailored professional development, Fellows develop the skills necessary for leading high-achieving classrooms. Fellows come from college campuses across the United States. Fellows will work and teach in one of Uncommons schools with the support of a mentor teacher, Summer Academy Director, and STF staff. They engage in professional development sessions 2-3 times per week. To build cohort community, Fellows also take part in a range of fun social and cultural events together.

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.

Xerox Internships and Co-Op Programs
Xerox internship programs will give you many opportunities for personal, professional and social development. In addition to attending Xerox technology workshops and presentations, you’ll also be involved in manager and intern activities, social networking events, and senior leadership round tables, panels and presentations.

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American Atheists Gay/Lesbian College Scholarship
American Atheists is proud to also award two Chinn Scholarships for LGBT Atheist Activism. These scholarships recognize atheist activism in the area of LGBT equality. You do not have to be a member of the LGBT community to receive this scholarship; allies are encouraged to apply.

Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation
The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation holds yearly literary competitions for works that concern LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) life and that are based on, or inspired by, a historical person, culture, event or work of art. The foundation also offers grants to production companies to offset expenses in producing LGBT-themed theatrical and other performing-arts works based on history. Please note that the foundation is not a production company; we provide support for performing-arts productions but do not produce work ourselves.

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
THE Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice, because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.

Bee's Fund
We are proud to offer grants that benefit LGBTQ individuals who have an express need for support. These microgrants, as we call them, range from $25 to $650, with some flexibility depending on the request. Right now, microgrants are made exclusively through the Bee Winkler Weinstein Fund and are awarded to help young women that have lost family support because of their sexual orientation or gender identity in becoming self-sufficient. Applicants must be between 18 and 25 years old, reside in the United States, and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or gender nonconforming.

Campus Pride LGBT Scholarship Database
Free online dynamic database provides LGBT and ally students with the largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources in the nation. Individuals can find how to apply and search scholarships available at certain campuses, state by state, regionally or nationally. New scholarships may be listed by a campus or any funding organization by simply logging into the database. There are no charges to view scholarships or to list scholarships.

Chrysler Fund Reaching Out MBA Scholarship
The Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA Fellowship was created as a joint effort between top business school programs and Reaching Out to demonstrate that business schools are the top destination to develop the out LGBTQ and active ally business leaders of tomorrow. The LGBTQ MBA Fellowship recipients each receive a minimum of $10,000 scholarship per academic year or $20,000 total scholarship, and also receive access to exclusive mentorship and leadership development programming through Reaching Out. 47 members of The Class of 2018 will collectively receive over $1,000,000 year of their MBA experience!

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards
Each year, the Colin Higgins Foundation salutes and celebrates courage in the face of adversity and discrimination by awarding grants to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit, Queer and Questioning youth activists (through age 20) who have transformed their experiences with bigotry and discrimination into opportunities to inspire others by taking action, rallying support, building community, and working to change the systems and institutions that impact their lives.

Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History Prizes
The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History awards five prizes for outstanding work in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, and queer history; prize descriptions are below. Calls for prizes are announced in the early summer of each year; submissions are due to prize committee members in the fall. The prizes are awarded each year in early January at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association. The Boswell and Nestle Prizes are awarded in January of odd-numbered years for work published or written in the prior two years. The Bérubé, Lorde, and Sprague Prizes are awarded in January of even-numbered years for work produced, published, or written in the prior two years.

Dr Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications
Over the past decade, the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations has recognized students for their commitment to community service and use of the creative arts to raise awareness of tobacco’s harmful impacts in disproportionately affected communities. The scholarship program is named after Dr. Alma S. Adams, a founding board member of Truth Initiative who is now serving as a member of Congress representing North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Dr. Adams’ public service to North Carolina began with her election to the Greensboro City School Board in the 1980s when she became the first African-American woman ever elected to the board. She also taught art history for four decades at Bennett College, a historically black liberal arts college in Greensboro.

FinAid: Financial Aid for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students
This section describes a number of scholarships available to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. These scholarships offer a variety of criteria for eligibility. This is not an exhaustive list of all the possible sources of scholarships.

Forum Foundation Scholarships
The Forum Foundation's mission is to promote a positive gay identity to encourage continued academic and career progress and to assist in financing higher education and post high school graduate educational experiences for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students. They provide an opportunity for students to have a positive support mechanism in their struggle for equality, dignity and growth in their pursuit of a stronger self-identity.

GLBT LEAP scholarship
The GLBT Leadership Education & Advocacy Program and AGLCC Foundation are giving Texas students the opportunity to apply for both GLBT LEAP and AGLCC Foundation scholarships with a single application. Please read the important information below before completing your application. These scholarships are intended to build leadership and promote diversity in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied communities. Awards may be used for any post-secondary education, including advanced degrees as well as nontraditional or alternative programs and vocational training.

Jacksonville, FL PFLAG Scholarships
PFLAG of Jacksonville awards scholarships each year to openly gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender scholars pursuing higher education.

Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize Competition
The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize is presented each year by the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) to a graduate or undergraduate student in acknowledgement of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. Papers are judged according to the following criteria: use of relevant LGBTQ and/or feminist anthropological theory and literature, potential for contribution to and advancement of queer studies and our understanding of sexualities worldwide, attention to difference (gender, class, race, ethnicity, nation), originality, organization and coherence, and timeliness.

LGBTQ Scholarships and Fellowships Database
A list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBTQ and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level.

McCleary Law Fellows Program
As the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign is dedicated to ending discrimination, securing equal rights and protecting the health and safety of LGBTQ Americans. With a 150-person national staff and more than 1.5 million members and supporters throughout the country, HRC lobbies the federal government on LGBTQ legislative and regulatory matters, advocates before the courts as an amicus curiae, participates in judicial and executive branch nominations process, leads and/or actively works on national civil rights coalitions, educates the public, participates in elections and works at the grassroots level on civil rights and political matters of national importance.

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Established in memory of Michael Greenberg, a former National LGBT Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney who died in 1996 from complications of AIDS, this exciting competition is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. Each year, the LGBT Bar receives dozens of submissions from law students on the cutting edge legal issues affecting the LGBT community. The winning article will be published in the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality: A Review of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Law.

National AIDS Memorial Grove Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship
The Scholarship is open to all current high school seniors, and college freshman, sophomores and juniors (ages 27 and younger) who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership (e.g. providing peer-based prevention and education; engaging in advocacy or grass-roots activism; raising public awareness; and/or delivering practical, emotional or treatment support to people living with HIV/AIDS), and who plan to continue to find ways to make a difference in the epidemic through their careers or through public service opportunities after their education is complete.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals Out to Innovate scholarship
NOGLSTP is a professional society that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

NLGJA Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
The Kay Longcope Scholarship Award was established in 2008 through a gift from Longcope’s estate and with the guidance of Longcope’s partner Barbara Wohlgemuth. The scholarship award provides tuition assistance to an LGBTQ student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.

NLGJA Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award
Leroy F. Aarons dedicated his life to journalism. He believed that the LGBTQ community could advance if the news media fairly and accurately portrayed the lives of LGBTQ individuals and their issues. This simple but visionary idea became the foundation for NLGJA. The scholarship award provides tuition funding to an LGBTQ student who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.

NWSA Women's Lesbian Caucus Scholarship
The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation project in areas of Lesbian, Queer, and LGBT Studies that resonates with the mission of NWSA. The field of the degree is open, but the work should focus on lesbian (defined broadly) lives, identities, or realities and make a contribution to the fields of lesbian and sexuality studies.

Out to Protect Scholarship
A scholarship award for individuals who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender and who are pursuing a career in law enforcement by attending a basic law enforcement training program. This could be a basic police academy, sheriff's academy, corrections academy, or 9-1-1 dispatcher academy.

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National Scholarship Program
Are you lesbian, gay or bi (or asexual, pansexual, queer, or somewhere in the LGB "family")? Are you trans, gender-expansive, gender-queer or somewhere on (or even off) the gender spectrum? Are you an awesome Ally? PFLAG's scholarship program supports the next generation of leaders who have already been working tirelessly on numerous programs, projects, and activities aimed at making schools and communities safe and welcoming for all. PFLAG's scholarships are open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens (Non-US citizens are eligible as long as they attend an accredited institution in the United States).

Point Scholarships
Point Foundation was established in 2001 to nurture the next generation of LGBTQ leaders. Point Foundation empowers 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. By identifying and supporting these scholars, Point hopes to provide a greater level of acceptance and respect within future generations for all persons, regardless of sexual orientation, gender expression, or gender identity. We honor our scholars - their leadership, their acumen, their early involvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer causes, and their pledge to make the world a fairer and better place for all.

Pride Foundation Scholarships
The Pride Foundation administers over twenty-five distinct scholarship funds. To be eligible, you must be a resident of the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska). In addition to general scholarships for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied students, there are a number of specific scholarships targeting various demographics and areas of study.

Pride Law Fund Summer Fellowships
The PLF Fellowship Program is open to law students working under the supervision of an attorney at a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization anywhere in the country. Enrollment in law school is not required for the Steven Richter Fellowship. The Richter Fellowship is not limited to law students or legal projects.

Queer Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Queer Foundation Scholarship Fund promotes effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth. The Queer Foundation offers to the winners of each year's essay contest scholarships to the U.S. college or university of their choice to study queer theory or related fields. Examples of related fields are queer medical, legal, or social issues.

Rainbow Scholarship
The Rainbow Scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. To be considered for the Rainbow Scholarship, applicants must self-identify on the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship application.

Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants
The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

The Gregory Sprague
The Gregory Sprague Prize recognizes an outstanding published or unpublished paper, article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, and/or queer history completed in English by a graduate student. It is awarded in even-numbered years, covering work completed during the previous two years.

The Ruth Benedict Prize
The Ruth Benedict Prize is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting to acknowledge excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender topic. The Ruth Benedict Prize is awarded in each of two separate categories: one for a single-authored monograph and another for an edited volume. Submissions may be on any topic related to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, or other gender / sexual formations and categories from any world culture area. Topics may include the study of normativity, queer theory, and the social/historical construction of sexual and gender identities, discourses and categories. Authors may represent any scholarly discipline, but the material submitted must engage anthropological theories and methods.

Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship
The Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship provides funding for a new lawyer to work in the United States on an innovative, public interest law project that serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The Fellowship will help ensure that unmet legal needs are recognized and prioritized on an on-going basis, and that the next generation of legal advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community develops the critical skills necessary to secure civil rights into the future.

Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support LGBTQ women in their pursuit of higher education. This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition.

Wayne F. Placek Grants
The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation, and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations. Since 1995, the Placek Fund has granted more than $1 million. The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research that addresses the following topics: Heterosexuals' attitudes and behaviors toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, including prejudice, discrimination and violence. Family and workplace issues relevant to LGBT people. Special concerns of sectors of the LGBT population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research.

Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarship
Women in Medicine (WIM) will present LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in allopathic, osteopathic, or naturopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada.

 

Women

 

American Physical Society Scholarships & Awards
The American Physical Society offers many scholarships and awards for women interested in pursuing STEM internships, research or careers.

Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy
The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (formerly Women’s Policy, Inc.) has been the home for the Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy since 2014 (formerly the WREI Fellowships). The fellowships are extended each year to a select number of students pursuing a graduate degree or those who have recently completed a master’s, doctorate, or professional degree with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August in Congressional offices. The Fellowships are designed to train potential leaders in public policy formation to examine issues from the perspective, experiences, and needs of women. Administered by WCPI, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization located in Washington, DC, this program is unique—the only graduate level fellowship program on Capitol Hill directly by, for, and about women.

Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women Competition
Are you a young woman who is changing the world or making a serious impact? Make sure you apply for Glamour's College Women of the Year competition! Each year for the past 60 years, Glamour has been recognizing outstanding young women—including scientists, artists, activists, businesswomen, and athletes.

Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy
In honor of pioneering feminist economist Mariam K. Chamberlain (MKC), IWPR offers a fellowship in public policy to a promising scholar each year. Eligible candidates should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline (such as sociology, psychology, education, or public policy), statistics, economics, mathematics or women's studies. There are no citizenship requirements specified, but you must be able to work in the United States. The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow contributes to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women. Responsibilities include: reviewing and compiling literature and information; collecting, checking and analyzing data; preparing reports and report graphics; fact checking and editing; and attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children
Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Mink's most ardent commitments: educational access, opportunity, and equity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children. This award is given to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training.

Star Fellowship
Each spring and fall, seven Running Start/Walmart Star Fellows are selected through a highly competitive application process. Running Start is nonpartisan and looks for applicants from across the political spectrum for this program. Star Fellows intern for a female Member of Congress Monday through Thursday and each Friday are trained by political experts in Running Start’s office and then mentored by high level political mentors. Star Fellows live together in a house on Capitol Hill, free of charge, and are provided with a living stipend for the semester.

Sadie Nash Leadership Project: Ella Fellowship
The ELLA Fellowship offers young women in-depth project development and leadership training while they design and implement a meaningful and ambitious social justice-based project to address a need they have identified in their own community. Throughout the nine-month fellowship, each Fellow receives specialized and professionally guided monthly retreats, a budget for project implementation, and the full support of the SNLP community throughout the program. The goals are to expand young women’s understanding of leadership, to deepen their program management skills, and to enhance young women’s confidence, resourcefulness, and creativity, as well as their potential for effective community leadership. ELLA is named for social activist, Ella Baker, and stands for Engage, Learn, Lead and Act. It is also means “she” in Spanish.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Space Coast Chapter Scholarship for Women in Defense
In addition to the Horizon Scholarship (National-Level Scholarship), the Space Coast Women In Defense offers STEM scholarships to women of merit to help them pursue their educational goals, whether just beginning a post secondary education or working on a doctorate degree.

The Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.

Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)
Education is a powerful tool which breaks down barriers and opens doors of opportunity. The objective of the Women's Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will in turn offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence and self sufficiency.

Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarship
Women in Medicine will present academic scholarships for LGBTQ female medical students enrolled in allopathic or osteopathic medical schools. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBTQ community.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program
Women Techmakers Scholars are a group of female undergraduate and graduate students chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships are awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership and impact on community. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat to connect with fellow scholars, network with Googlers and participate in a number of development workshops. Professional development and community outreach opportunities will continue to be offered after the retreat. As a Women Techmakers Scholar, you will join a global community of Scholars Program participants designed to provide a forum to share resources, support other women in tech and collaborate on projects to make continued impact.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

 

Ability

 

Alexander Graham Bell College Scholarship Program
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. A limited number of scholarships are also available for those pursuing a graduate degree.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Entry Point Fellowship
Entry Point! identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for internship and co-op opportunities.

American Council for the Blind
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately 20 scholarships to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate college students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community.

Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Reintegration is an achievable goal and dreams are possible for those who have been touched by mental illness. The Center for Reintegration together with the Sidney R. Baer Jr. Foundation will continue to offer the Baer Reintegration Scholarship for those active in their recovery. The scholarships cover a part or all of an education ranging from G.E.D. to Ph.D. The Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation supports the efforts of organizations working to stimulate education, research and direct care in the mental health field. A businessman and consultant, Mr. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his lifetime and sought to alleviate the suffering of those living with mental illness. Though he attended Yale University, he was unable to complete his studies, so he returned to his hometown of St. Louis where he worked in the family business, the department store Stix, Baer & Fuller. Through his hard work, he was able to increase the family fortune and upon his death left it in trust to be distributed to programs that serve the mission of reintegration.

Christian Record Services for the Blind- Anne Lowe Scholarship
The Anne Lowe Scholarship is awarded for the purpose of furthering educational pursuits of people who are legally blind.

Disability Awareness Scholarship
MilitaryVALoan.com offers scholarships in support of disability awareness. Every year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school. Applications are welcome and accepted from anybody who meets the Application requirements. Whether or not you have a disability, we would love to review your application, as the scholarship is not restricted – only meant to bring awareness.

Exceptional Nurse Scholarships
Students interested in pursuing education and careers in the field of nursing should view the list of scholarships offered. Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis. They must complete the following: a completed and signed application form; three letters of recommendation from individuals who can personally attest to your academic abilities and personal character; essay (approximately 1-2 pages); official transcripts of high school/and or college courses completed; and a medical Verification of Disability Form.

Florida Council of Citizens with Low Vision International- Scheigert Scholarship
This competitive scholarship is available to full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.

Florida Council of the Blind Scholarship Program
The Florida Council of the Blind (FCB) Scholarship Program consists of awards totaling $4,000, which are offered to exemplary students who are enrolled in academic education, professional, or technical training beyond the high school level.

George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy
The George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy is for full-time graduate students with a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range, use listening and spoken language as their primary method of communication, and who are attending an accredited mainstream law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration. This scholarship was established to recognize George H. Nofer’s service and generosity to the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) and to the fields of law and deafness research and education. Mr. Nofer, a retired partner of the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia, is a former member of the AG Bell board of directors. He is a Trustee Emeritus of the Oberkotter Foundation and served for more than 15 years as its Executive Director.

Johnson Scholarship
Undergraduate students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, have completed the FAFSA form, submitted an application, send an official transcript (new students only) , and provide documentation of your disability. The student must also complete a personal statement (no more than one double-spaced page) pertaining to your achievements, activities, career goals, and the effects of your disability(ies) along with three letters of references addressing your academic potential and success.

Lighthouse Guide Scholarship
These scholarships help legally blind young adults make a successful transition to college, support their post-graduate education, and facilitate career development. Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need.

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals diagnosed with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education. The Scholarship includes a $2,000 tuition payment and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in meeting the challenges of higher education. Shire, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, sponsors the Scholarship as part of its work to support patients with ADHD, their families, and the professionals who help them.

Mobility International USA

Mobility International USA provides extensive resources for students looking to go abroad.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.

The Lime Connect Fellowship Program
The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising juniors with disabilities. This highly selective program: guides Fellows through the summer internship recruitment process, connects them with our corporate partners for potential summer internships, deepens their leadership skills, prepares them for success in their internship, builds their confidence as a person with a disability, engages them in a Lime Connect Fellowship community, consisting of current and past Fellows provides access to prestigious scholarships

The Regina Cooper Internship for Individuals with Learning Disability (LD) and/or ADHD
The Regina Cooper Internship is an opportunity for college students or graduate students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to work with members of the NCLD team on a variety of projects across different program areas within the organization. The purpose of this internship is to provide opportunities for interns to contribute meaningfully to the work of NCLD, while honing interests and developing skills that will be helpful for career development and for successful transition to higher education or the workplace.

Toni Jo Mason Scholarship
The Toni Jo Mason Scholarship Fund, funded by the Toni Jo Mason Private Foundation, is a competitively awarded program which is available to first time entering undergraduate students with physical disabilities and financial need who are actively enrolled at Florida State University.

United States Association of Blind Athletes Scholarship Program
USABA is pleased to announce the 2017 USABA Scholarship Program, including the I C You Foundation Valor Achievement Award and the Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships. Both the Valor Achievement Award and the Copeland Scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female athlete, each in the amount of five hundred dollars.

 

Veterans

 

Dilling-McDaniel Scholarship for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members
This scholarship is named after two of the founding members of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) program at FSU. Janet Dilling and Robert McDaniel both served their country during the Cold and Gulf Wars, and became emergency management professionals after their military careers. This scholarship is for veterans or active duty service members who wish to obtain their EMHS Certificate at Florida State University. The EMHS Veteran Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to veterans or active duty service members of all branches of the military. This scholarship is based on a combination of factors including academic achievement, financial need and an expressed interest in pursuing a career in Emergency Management or Homeland Security. The scholarship pays for four EMHS courses for undergraduate students, or five EMHS courses for graduate students. All courses provided by this scholarship may be used to complete either the undergraduate or graduate certificate in Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant
The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program is the centerpiece of AFAS education support. The application process for the Arnold Education Grant serves as the platform for other key education support opportunities at the Society. The Arnold Education Grant is competitive in its needs-based selection criteria and is uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education costs.Grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 are awarded to eligible Air Force dependents each year. The specific amount awarded correlates to a student’s particular level of financial need. A unique feature to this program – each grant awarded carries the name of an individual or organization exemplifying service to the USAF, and that biographical information is sent to each grant recipient.

Tillman Scholarship
Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education. Since the program’s inception, the Foundation has named over 450 Tillman Scholars at more than 100 institutions nationwide. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. But scholars receive much more than just funding. Our program unites the best talent and leadership in the military to make a significant impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.

 

Non-Traditional Family Backgrounds

 

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers
These creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: visual painting, sculpture, photography; performing dance, theatre, music; media film, video, animation, computer graphics; poetry, short stories; and traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery. See website for more details.

Foster Care to Success
FC2S partners with organizations, foundations, and individuals to deliver scholarships to foster youth across the country. With this funding and our support, hundreds of young people reach their educational goals every year.

NAEHCY Scholarship Fund
NAEHCY supports excellence in the education of homeless youth, K-12 thru higher education. Educational success for all Scholars remains an important focus of NAEHCY. We are committed to supporting our young people and ensuring they achieve their goals. As a reflection to this commitment, the 2017 Scholarship Program will be open to current and past NAEHCY Scholars and awarded as a College Completion incentive.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children
Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Mink's most ardent commitments: educational access, opportunity, and equity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children. The Foundation offers Education Support Awards to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing post-secondary education.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards
This award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Citizenship and Nationality

Academy Nicholl Fellowships
Each year, the Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition awards up to five fellowships to amateur screenwriters. To enter, submit a feature length screenplay and entry fee via the online application when the competition is open for submissions. Fellowship winners are invited to participate in awards week ceremonies and seminars and expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year.

Acumen Fund Global Fellowship
Established in 2006, the Global Fellows Program is a 12-month fellowship for individuals dedicated to serving the poor and who have the business and operational expertise, and moral imagination needed to effect long-term social change. The fellowship begins with an eight-week training program in the Acumen New York office, where Fellows learn about business models for the poor, hone their leadership skills, and learn more about Acumen. After training, each Fellow works for the CEO or senior management of an Acumen investee on a critical business issue facing the organization. Fellows have worked on projects ranging from leading operations of a new business unit at a cotton ginnery in Uganda, to expanding the clinic network of a pharmacy company in India, to developing branding strategies for a microfinance institution in Pakistan. Open to applicants of any nationality, and Acumen is prepared to do what is possible and reasonable to address Fellows' visa and immigration issues.

Albright Institute Fellowships
The Albright annually provides up to $330,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients. In addition, 32 Associate Fellows including Senior, Post-Doctoral, and Research Fellows receive funding from other sources. Fellowships are open 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. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Residence at the Albright is required (except for the Frerichs Fellow/Program Coordinator). The option to accommodate dependents is subject to space available at the Albright.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards up to ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually to young, prospective leaders from the USA, the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China with funds made available by the German Federal Foreign Office. The fellows must have shown outstanding potential for future leadership in their previous careers. The program is established under the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and addresses applicants from all professions and fields of study giving preference to the humanities, law, social and economic sciences.

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship
The Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship & Internship Program offers personalized training and in-depth, hands-on experience with seasoned professionals in artistic and technical production, arts administration, arts education and community outreach. All fellowship and internship programs are also supplemented with the following: mentorship from a senior staff member, professional development workshops, monthly meetings with directors, designers and senior staff administrators who provide insight into the overall management of the theater

Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)
According to Women in Aerospace, in 2010, roughly 10 percent of the aerospace industry was made up of women. While the number has slowly increased, there must be reinforcements behind each step forward. To assist the future of women in this field and other aerospace-related sciences and engineering, Zonta International established the Amelia Earhart Fellowship in 1938 in honor of legendary pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart. Today, the Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually to 35 talented women, pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering around the globe. Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree, who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering, are eligible and encouraged to apply. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application.

APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women and Underrepresented Minorities
The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor two undergraduate research internship programs: the APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women, and the APS/IBM Research Internships for Underrepresented Minority Students. The goal of these internships is to encourage women and underrepresented minorities to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. Any student who identifies as a woman and an underrepresented minority is eligible to apply to both internships.

American Architectural Foundation and Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship
The purpose of the Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship is to enable students in graduate degree programs in the history of art, architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts to travel to London to pursue research projects related to any aspect of the work of Sir John Soane or Sir John Soane's Museum and its collections. Annually, the Foundation entertains and reviews proposals from qualified candidates from universities and institutions around the world. Two awards are presented - one to a student of architecture and the second open to all candidates. Recipients are selected by Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Fellowship Advisory Committee.

American Association for University Women - International Fellowships
International Fellowships are 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. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree by September 30, 2014, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master's/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year.

American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships
The foundation offers a series of monetary grants and fellowships based on research within the Asian continent, and is open to various nationalities. This is available to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students.

American Foreign Service Association's Advocacy and Government Affairs Internship
The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) makes internship opportunities available to eligible students. They strongly believe in providing fulfilling and substantial experiences during these internships; interns will work on important issues throughout their time. They offer internships in the many areas, listed on the webpage. Most internships are offered three times a year - for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Please see each individual description for deadlines and requirements.

American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)'s Summer Fellowship Practicum
AIER's Summer Fellowship Practicum program introduces accomplished college students, post graduates and graduate students to the Institute's mission, work, and research principles. Working closely with AIER research staff, summer fellows are immersed in the economic research process from conception to completion. The AIER Practicum enhances Fellows' understanding of economic concepts, theories, and real world applications, and provide an opportunity to develop research, writing, and presentation skills. To be eligible, you must fit the following criteria: either a graduate or a senior college student majoring in economics, finance, business or related fields. Non-US students can apply if they are enrolled in a U.S. degree granting institution, have CPT or OPT, or have employment authorization in the United States.

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Grant
The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy wishes to encourage academic research within its scope. Therefore it offers a grant-in-aid to a graduate student to reinforce historical investigations of some aspect of pharmacy, whether ancient or modern, to pay research expenses not normally met by the university granting the degree. Any thesis project devoted to the history of pharmacy, history of drugs, or other humanistic study utilizing a pharmaco-historical approach, is eligible if based in an institution of higher learning of the USA. The graduate student need not be an American citizen; nor does the research topic need to be in the field of American history.

American Nuclear Society Scholarship Program
A series of scholarships for either undergraduates or graduates in nuclear science and technology. U.S. and non-U.S. applicants must be ANS student members enrolled in and attending an accredited institution in the United States.

American Psychological Society Undergraduate Summer Research Programs
The Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship program funds 24 full-time undergraduate students with little or no laboratory research experience to work for 10 weeks during the summer in the laboratory of an established APS investigator. Each student has his/her own research question to work on during the summer. The intent of this program is to excite and encourage students to pursue a career as a basic research scientist. In addition, Fellows receive a travel grant to allow them to attend and present their research data at the following year's APS annual meeting (Experimental Biology), which is a broad-based scientific meeting of five to seven diverse biological scientific societies that are members of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). There are many opportunities for the students to mingle with other undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers at the meeting, in addition to all the scientific presentations and posters they can attend. The Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship program was established in 2000 as an initiative of the Career Opportunities in Physiology Committee and APS Council and is totally supported by the APS.

American Scandinavian Foundation
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. Eligible candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden

Armenian Students Association of Americas, Inc.
The purposes of this Association are educational and charitable, in that it shall encourage educational pursuits by Armenians in America and the raising of their intellectual standards, provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships and loans to deserving Armenian students, develop fellowship among them, cultivate in them the spirit of service in the public interest, and acquaint them and the entire American community with Armenian culture. Full-time students of Armenian ancestry are eligible to apply for scholarships. Applicants should either have US citizenship or have the appropriate visa status. Applicants should be able to demonstrate financial need and good academic performance. Deadlines vary.

Asian Cultural Council
Whether Asian or American, whether a cutting-edge painter or a traditional dancer, whether a classical musician or a modern cultural archeologists, any gifted individual artist or scholar who seeks to grow in his or her craft or field can apply for funding to conduct research and study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in the United States or among the countries of Asia.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program

It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB's developing member countries* to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10 countries within the region, and provides full scholarships for one to two years.

Association of American Medical Colleges- Financing Your Medical Education
AAMC offers a series of grants and awards honoring individuals in the fields of medical education, research, and community service.

AT&T Research Internships
Each summer, research interns from universities all over the US come to AT&T Labs Research for 10 weeks to work with AT&T Researchers on exciting, real-world research projects. Candidates are typically graduate students but advanced undergraduates will also be considered in exceptional cases. This fellowship offers three-year fellowships to outstanding underrepresented minority and women students pursuing PhD studies in computing and communications fields. US Citizenship or residence is NOT a requirement, but students must have a US social security number.

Belgian American Education Fund, Inc.
The foundation offers fellowships for study or/and research in the United States. In addition to the amounts indicated, BAEF also pays for health insurance at the US institution. Fellows are Belgian citizens, who are expected to stay in the USA for a full academic year at a US institution or for a full year to do research institution.

BMI Foundation Student Awards
BMI Foundations offers a series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards. Some geographical restrictions may apply. Most scholarships are open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere, but require either current or previous attendance at a US university. Deadlines variable.

Cambridge Trust Scholarships
On behalf of the University, the Cambridge Trust offers the Vice-Chancellor's Awards (for UK and EU students) and the Cambridge International Scholarships (for international students) for those undertaking PhD studies. The aim of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards and Cambridge International Scholarships is to ensure that the 250 highest ranked students, irrespective of nationality, receive full financial support to undertake research leading to a PhD. The Scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)
The CFUW Charitable Trust provides funds for a range of post graduate awards and fellowships to women. The Trust is supported by donations from CFUW clubs, individual club members and non-members. The CFUW Fellowships and Awards Program is an affirmative action program as provided for in the Constitution of Canada and eligibility is restricted to women. CFUW's Fellowship and Award winners have produced work in a variety of academic areas, including international humanitarian efforts, feminist and gender analysis, advanced science, medicine, social justice and human rights for women and girls.

Canon Collins Trust Scholarships
Canon Collins Trust has been running postgraduate scholarship programmes for southern African candidates since 1981. During this time, the Trust has supported more than 3,500 scholars from 14 southern African countries. Today the Trust runs ten postgraduate scholarship programmes for study in the UK, Ireland, South Africa and Malawi. Over 100 scholars are currently pursuing postgraduate studies at more than a dozen universities with our support.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program
Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately 12-14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees nominated by several hundred participating universities and colleges. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars. Please see your school’s nominating official to learn more about the college application process and please see our FAQ for eligibility requirements.

Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Each summer, the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) sponsors a 10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct research investigating diverse aspects of nervous system function under the guidance of individual CNUP training faculty. Eligible student must fit the following criteria: 1. Completion of sophomore or junior year of undergraduate training. 2. GPA of 3.0 ("B") or higher, especially in science, math, and related coursework. 3. All applicants must be undergraduate students currently enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university, or who are citizens of the U.S. or her protectorates, including residents of Puerto Rico. International applicants will be required to provide official authorization for Optional Practical Training (OPT) from their home institution, prior to their arrival in Pittsburgh.

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) internships
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy.

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
The Charles Koch Institute’s semester-long fellow program gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on paid policy experience while participating in focused professional education. In addition to hearing from leading policy experts each Tuesday, fellows come together in DC at the beginning and end of the program for professional development workshops and networking opportunities. Individuals interning at a partner organization located over 150 miles away from the Charles Koch Institute may be eligible for a partial travel reimbursement of up to $175 per seminar. Through the program, fellows will find a full- or part-time internship with one of our partner organizations throughout the country. Roles are specifically geared toward a future career in policy and research analysis; however, we encourage applicants from all academic disciplines, as well as those with advanced degrees.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are 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. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature. The Newcombe Fellowships are provided to Ph.D. candidates at American institutions located in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the academic year 2017-2018. In the current Newcombe competition, at least 20 non-renewable 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. Successful candidates will be notified, and the public announcement of new Fellows made, in spring 2017.

Chevening Scholarship Program
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world. Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 20th year, provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. Each year, applicants from around the world become part of an Academies' committee, board, or unit where they are assigned to a mentor and learn about the world of science and technology policy. An immersive experience, the program is designed to broaden fellows’ appreciation of employment opportunities outside academia and leave them with both a firm grasp of the important and dynamic role of science and technology in decision-making and a better understanding of the role that they can play in strengthening the science and technology enterprise for the betterment of mankind.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which Commonwealth countries offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other member states. The CSFP was established by Commonwealth education ministers at their first conference in 1959. Since then, Commonwealth Scholarships have become one of the most prestigious and best-known international scholarship schemes. Over 30,000 individuals have benefited.

Cosmos Club Foundation: Cosmos Scholars
The program provides grants to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds, including but not limited to special supplies, travel, unanticipated expenses that would enhance the work, etc. Specifically excluded are general financial support, tuition, and living expenses (except in connection with supported travel).There is no restriction as to academic field, but the project should be focused on objective scholarly research rather than commercial or political activity, social activism, or other non-academic goals. The number of grants to be awarded is not rigidly fixed, but is expected to be at least fifteen.

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. 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. Applicants must be second or third year students, who will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany. After the scholarship, they must return to the US or Canada to complete their Bachelor's degree. DAAD will support a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year.

Davis-Putter Scholarships
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US, and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country.

Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships
Dumbarton Oaks 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. Fellowships are open to graduate students and doctoral candidates. Deadlines vary. Non-US citizen applicants should check their visa status before applying

Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships
Provides seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. Must demonstrate sufficient English fluency to participate in interviews and Echoing Green events. The fellowship includes: the Global Fellowship, the Black Male Achievement Fellowship, and the Climate Fellowship.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors that is open to full-time undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities. International and non-citizen students, as well as students studying abroad are eligible, as long as they are registered as full-time juniors or seniors at their home institutions in the U.S. Contestants must have a faculty advisor.

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists
The mission of the Foundation is to promote and encourage the acquisition and development by students and artists of the necessary training, skills and competence in the traditional means of artistic expression. The Foundation provides financial assistance, by way of grants, to students and artists in the early or developmental stage of their career who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking and demonstrate a commitment to making their art a lifetime career. The Foundation does not provide funding for the pursuit of abstract or non-objective art.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarship Program
Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master’s and doctoral waste management research and education. Applications from students outside the United States or studying abroad will receive equal consideration.

Finlandia Foundation National Trust Scholarship
Finlandia Foundation National established its first scholarship program in the 1950s, with awards to students attending music institutions. The scholarship tradition continues. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students of all academic disciplines who are currently enrolled in accredited post-secondary schools in the United States and Finland are eligible for FFN scholarships. In addition, the FFN administers the P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Scholarship.

Ford School Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to: all citizens, nationals and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, and individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation; individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations); individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. There are three levels of the fellowship program, including predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral.

Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate Student
The Morgan Prize is awarded for outstanding research in mathematics. It is made jointly by the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. The prize is awarded annually to any undergraduate student in a college or university in Canada, Mexico, the United States or its possessions, for outstanding research in mathematics.

Fulbright
Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.

Future Leaders Forum Student Scholarship Program
>The Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) administers a competitive scholarship program to nurture and to provide partial financial support to students attending both 1) the AIARD Annual Conference and 2) the annual Future Leaders Forum in Washington, D.C. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have a sincere interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions. These scholarships are intended to enhance the students' understanding and appreciation of issues and opportunities in international agriculture and rural development. Undergraduate or graduate students, foreign and American are encouraged to apply.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women Competition
Are you a young woman who is changing the world or making a serious impact? Make sure you apply for Glamour's College Women of the Year competition! Each year for the past 60 years, Glamour has been recognizing outstanding young women—including scientists, artists, activists, businesswomen, and athletes.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.

Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships
The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowship provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $10,000 each, to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school.

Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships
The Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships provide second-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $15,000 each, to help cover expenses for their third year of law school. The $15,000 award is contingent on the student’s accepting an offer to join Goodwin’s summer associate program and on accepting an offer, if extended, to join the firm as a full-time associate. The funds will be paid out half upon completion of the summer program, and half upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.

Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, undergraduate or graduate, and between the ages of 17 and 25. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited College or University in the United States. Applicants may be graduate or undergraduate students. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of necessity and merit.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy. Preference is given to United States citizens, although a fellowship to a foreign national residing in the U.S. is awarded periodically.

Humane Studies Fellowships
A renewable, non-residency fellowship program for IHS alumni, the Humane Studies Fellowship awards to support graduate students in PhD programs. Intended for graduate students with an interest in developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society, this program supports research in the humanities and social sciences. Research interests from previous Humane Studies Fellowship recipients have included market-based approaches to environmental policy, the legal development of privacy and property rights in 18th-century England, the role of patient autonomy in bioethics, impediments to economic growth in developing countries and the relationship between U.S. presidential politics, fiscal policies, and economic performance. If you haven’t attended an IHS event or program, check out our PhD Scholarship.

Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
The Inter American Press Association was established in 1942 to defend and promote the right of the peoples of the Americas to be freely informed through an independent press, essential for which is a journalism that is responsible, objective and open to all currents, so as thus to contribute to a better understanding among the peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Applicants must be natives of countries in the Western Hemisphere, journalists or students in the final year of their journalism course, be between 21 and 35 years old, be fluent in the language of the country where they will go to study. Journalism students will have to complete their university studies before the start of the scholarship year. Applicants from the United States and Canada should have documentation from a recognized authority confirming fluency in Spanish, or Portuguese for those going to Brazil. Latin American applicants will have to undergo a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research. The program is open to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences—regardless of citizenship—enrolled in PhD programs in the United States.

ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives.

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees – for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies
The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) is a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The scholarship is funded by the government of Japan and administered by the IMF's Capacity Development (ICD) with assistance from the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Japan Inter-American Development Bank Scholarship Program
The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. The World Bank Scholarship Program is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world. Since 1982, the World Bank Scholarships Program has helped to form a pool of well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations. Currently, the World Bank Scholarships Program offers two sources of funding for graduate studies in development-related fields for mid-career professionals and researchers.

Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Program
USIP’s Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace awards non-residential Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowships to students enrolled in U.S. universities and who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to international conflict management and peacebuilding. Please note that the Peace Scholarship program does not support pre-dissertation level graduate work, nor are doctoral students in non-US-based universities eligible. U.S. citizenship is not a pre-requisite for an award. The scholarships cannot support research focused on US domestic conflict and peacebuilding; research on U.S. government foreign policies, however, is eligible for support. Applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field of international relations, peace and conflict studies and other related academic disciplines, as well as diplomacy and international policy-making, are strongly encouraged.

John Bayliss Radio Scholarship
The Bayliss Foundation has been distributing scholarships to outstanding broadcast students for over 23 years. Open to juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. Currently, the World Bank Scholarships Program offers funding for graduate studies in development-related fields for mid-career professionals and researchers. Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) WBGSP Since 1987, JJWBGSP has enabled more than 5,800 mid-career professionals from developing countries and Japan to complete graduate degrees in development-related fields. On an annual basis, the Government of Japan solely funds the JJ/WBGSP). Learn more about how to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship for Developing Country Nationals and for Japan Nationals.

Josephine de Karman Scholarships

The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert and teacher and first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who died in 1951. The purpose of this fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect professor von Karmans high standards. DeKarman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertation in or about June 2018 and undergraduates entering their senior year (will receive bachelors degree in or about June 2018) are eligible for consideration for a 2017-2018 fellowship. Postdoctoral and masters degree students are not eligible for consideration. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities. Students who are not citizens of the United States may apply for a Josephine de Karman Fellowship if they are already enrolled in a university located in the United States and if they will be in the United States by the July preceding the fall semester of the academic year for which they have enrolled.

Kosciuszko Foundation
The Kosciuszko Foundation provides scholarship resources for graduate and undergraduate students of Polish decent.

MacDowell Colony Residencies
Artists with professional standing in their fields, as well as emerging artists, are eligible to apply. MacDowell encourages artists from all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Unfortunately, students who are enrolled in a degree program at the time of the application deadline are ineligible for a residency and therefore cannot apply.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants
The Margaret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) is a nonprofit, public charity founded in 1981, which awards education grants to exceptional women from developing countries, who are at least 25 years old, and enrolled at universities in the US, Canada and select universities in South Africa and Latin America.

Margarian Scholarship
This scholarship is aimed at rewarding a select number of deserving students for their academic and personal achievements. We are seeking students who have demonstrated commitment to their heritage, community, and society through persistence, dedication, success and humility. The scholarship will be in the form of a check payable to the recipient and may be applied towards past, present, or future tuition expenses. Open to high school juniors or seniors, college/university students, and graduate students. There are no explicit nationality or citizenship requirements.

Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women & Public Policy
In honor of pioneering feminist economist Mariam K. Chamberlain (MKC), IWPR offers a fellowship in public policy to a promising scholar each year. The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow contributes to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women. Eligible candidates should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline (such as sociology, psychology, education, or public policy), statistics, economics, mathematics or women's studies. There are no citizenship requirements specified, but you must be able to work in the United States. The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow contributes to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women. Responsibilities include: reviewing and compiling literature and information; collecting, checking and analyzing data; preparing reports and report graphics; fact checking and editing; and attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
Mayo Clinic's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program gives you more than just work experience in a lab. As a SURF fellow you will conduct your own small research project or work on part of an ongoing research investigation for 10 weeks, develop your technical skills, and participate in a special weekly seminar series that introduces you to rapidly progressing research areas.

Microsoft Scholarship Program
Microsoft awards tuition scholarships and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for both scholarships will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.We strongly encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM fields of study because we greatly value a broad range of perspectives and contributions. We are especially committed to offering scholarships to those individuals from backgrounds that may historically have been underrepresented in the technical field. We prioritize scholarship applications that demonstrate exceptional leadership work in the promotion of diversity in STEM disciplines at their university.

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships
NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Student members of NABJ, foreign or American born, currently attending or entering an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or those who are candidates for graduate school are eligible.

Newman Civic Fellowship
The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship, named for Campus Compact founder Frank Newman, provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides learning opportunities focused on the skills fellows need in order to serve as effective agents of change in addressing public problems and building equitable communities.

Onassis Foundation Scholarships for Foreigners
Offers scholarships for Greek graduate for postgraduate and doctoral studies outside of Greece. Offers research grants and educational scholarships in the Humanistic Sciences, Political Science, Law and Economics, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Photography, Cinema.

Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarship Programs
The Department of Human Development and Education (DHDE) through its OAS Scholarship and Training Programs provides diverse scholarship opportunities for academic and professional development studies to citizens or permanent residents of OAS member countries to study in recognized educational institutions of the OAS member and observer states, with the goal of strengthening human and institutional capacity and thus, foster integral development throughout the Hemisphere.

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National Scholarship Program
Are you lesbian, gay or bi (or asexual, pansexual, queer, or somewhere in the LGB "family")? Are you trans, gender-expansive, gender-queer or somewhere on (or even off) the gender spectrum? Are you an awesome Ally? PFLAG's scholarship program supports the next generation of leaders who have already been working tirelessly on numerous programs, projects, and activities aimed at making schools and communities safe and welcoming for all. PFLAG's scholarships are open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens (Non-US citizens are eligible as long as they attend an accredited institution in the United States).

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships gives each Fellow a tuition and stipend assistance of up to $90,000 in support of graduate education in this country. Fellows are selected on the basis of merit the specific criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative and sustained accomplishment -- in annual national competitions. Candidates apply directly. The program does not depend on recommendations from universities or regional screening. Neither financial need nor distributive considerations are taken into account in the selection process.

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Phillips Exeter Academy Fellowships
Exeter offers fellowships for aspiring professionals. The two fellowships offered are the Writer in Residence (George Bennett Fellowship) and the John and Elizabeth Phillips Fellowships.

Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. Young alumni and graduating seniors from any college or university accredited in the United States are eligible to apply. Prior experience in Africa is not a prerequisite.

Princeton in Asia
Princeton in Asia (PiA) is an independent, non-profit organization affiliated with and located on campus at Princeton University. Founded by students in 1898, the program has long been driven by a mission to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives, cultivate long-lasting friendships and benefit local and global communities. Princeton in Asia Fellows teach in kindergartens, secondary schools, polytechnics and universities; they work with international and local nonprofits as well as some of Asia’s most innovative businesses and social enterprises; they write for newspapers and create content for news platforms with an international reach. Due to the size and diversity of the positions available, we encourage applicants of all disciplines and backgrounds to apply.

Princeton in Latin America
Focusing on a demonstrated commitment to service and academic achievement, PiLA identifies highly qualified and motivated fellows to meet the needs of our partners and the communities they serve. Spanish- or Portuguese-language competency is essential, and is tested during the interview process. French may also be helpful in countries such as the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Application for PiLA fellowships in Latin America and the Caribbean is open to graduates of accredited U.S. and Canadian universities who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. PiLA fellows may have studied international relations, public policy, economics, law, engineering, the sciences, pre-medicine, journalism, social sciences, foreign languages and literatures, the arts, and the humanities. Fellows include first- and second-generation immigrants, as well as those native to the region who wish to return to engage in a year of meaningful social service in the NGO and multilateral sector.

Rhodes Trust Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.

Rotalia Foundation
The primary goal of this foundation is to provide financial support to various activities associated with Rotalia, such as academic scholarships, travel grants, and to support Rotalia's publications, libraries, archives, conferences and sporting events. Scholarships and research grants for individuals in the U.S. and abroad who read, speak, and understand Estonian. Grants are given at all levels undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and for research. The foundation is particularly interested in supporting qualified individuals in the U.S. to study in Estonia, and individuals in Estonia to study in the U.S.

Rotary Peace Fellowships
Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a one-year public service project: $7,500 is awarded at the beginning of the project; and the remaining $7,500 is awarded upon receipt of a six-month progress report. Samuel Huntington was President and Chief Executive Officer of the New England Electric System which later merged with National Grid. He was deeply interested in public service. Following his graduation from college and before attending law school, Mr. Huntington taught in Nigeria. The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award was established by his friends to allow other students to realize similar experiences and to provide public service.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards
This award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Student Action With Farmworkers: Into the Fields Fellowship
The Into the Fields Fellowship is a 5 month leadership development program for college students and recent graduates to improve farmworkers’ access to healthcare as well as advocate for improved living and working conditions. Fellows work directly with rural health clinics in North Carolina, providing health education, case management, and interpretation for farmworkers. No mention of U.S. citizenship, however applicants must be college students or recent graduates from U.S. universities.

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)
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. The NIH consists of the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1200 laboratories/research projects located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD, and the surrounding area as well as in Baltimore and Frederick, MD; Research Triangle Park, NC; Hamilton, MT; Framingham, MA; Phoenix, AZ; and Detroit, MI.

Smithsonian Fellowships
Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens. Applicants are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs.

Society of Women Engineers's New Faces of Engineering - Collegiate Edition
This award recognizes the best and the brightest 3rd, 4th, and 5th year engineering students, who academic successes and experiences in the engineering field have positioned them to make an impact.

South East Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) Tuition Fellowships
United States and international students can apply for SEASSI's tuition scholarships to reduce the fees of the summer institute. FLAS funding can also be used to pay for the summer institute. SEASSI offers course instruction in Burmese, Hmong, Javanese, Indonesian, Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese. The majority of these scholarships are awarded to graduate students, but outstanding undergraduates and professionals are encouraged to apply.

Statens Lanekasse for Utdanning
Provides educational grants and loans for Norwegian students abroad. Citizens of an EEA or EFTA country who have accrued rights in Norway are also eligible. Normally, grants are only given to people who have a consecutive period of at least two years of residency in Norway during the five years before the education begins. Applicants must be in at least their sophomore year of undergraduate study. Apply for funding as soon as you get accepted to your desired program of study.

Studenica Foundation
Studenica Foundation was established by Serbs from America with the goal of helping the education of young talents in the Motherland. Inspired by the first Serbian enlightener, Saint Sava, the founders consider education to be the most important thing in the advancement of any nation. We hope that, by providing scholarships and enabling Serbian students to get their education, we will promote the ideals on which the Foundation was established - love towards God and country, loyalty towards truth, knowledge and honesty, freedom and equality. Scholarships granted to students from State Universities in Serbia are only for those who are in their last two years of undergraduate studies. Master degree students may also apply but priority is given to undergraduate students.

Student Academy Awards
The Student Academy Awards is a national student film competition conducted by the Academy and the Academy Foundation. Each year 500 college and university film students from all over the United States compete for awards and cash grants, with films being judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative, and Alternative. Film students outside the United States are honored as well.

Swiss Friends of the USA
The Swiss-American Society donates up to 20‘000 Swiss Francs a year to scholarships. These donations are intended as additional financial study resources for studying and graduating in the USA and are aimed at Swiss, or non-Swiss candidates with several years’ ties to Switzerland.

Tavitian Foundation, Inc.
Individuals of primarily Armenian ethnicity, representing a range of talents and interests that are aligned with the Foundation’s focus, receive financial assistance so that they may pursue undergraduate and graduate studies at top universities such as Oxford, Harvard, Columbia, and Stanford. These individual scholarship awards are highly competitive, with only a few granted per year. Applications are considered based on the recommendation of Armenian professionals who are connected in some way to the Foundation and its work.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program
In order to provide educational opportunities for future generations of science scholars, we’re offering $40,000 in scholarship funding to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college for the upcoming semester.

The Explorers Club Student Grants
The Explorers Club is proud of its history but also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers exploration grants in the following categories.There are funding opportunities for high school students, college undergraduates as well as graduate students and immediate post-doc researchers.Generally The Explorers Club considers research proposals in a wide array of disciplines, including: Climate Change, Geoscience, Paleoclimate (i.e. Early Earth, Tectonics, Volcanism, Paleontology, Glaciology, Geophysics, Astronomy), Marine Science, Marine Biology, Marine Life, Fish, Coral, Ocean, Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries, Anthropology/Archeology, Plants and Molds, Animals, and Conservation Science​.

The Finnish Cultural Foundation
The Finnish Cultural Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to promoting art, science, and other fields of intellectual and cultural endeavor in Finland. The Foundation provides grants from a central fund and 17 regional funds.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita's memory and support women in technology with the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2015-2016 academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.

The Li Foundation, Inc. Programs
Since 1944, the Li Foundation has provided financial aid to hundreds of outstanding Chinese scholars. The Foundation works with top level Universities and Institutions in the United States and China to establish a variety of quality programs. In every case, Li scholars are selected by the host institutions using a rigorous process involving a selection committee. Grants vary by discipline, but only fund graduate level students.

The Lime Connect Fellowship Program
The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising juniors with disabilities. The Fellowship Program kicks off with a leadership & development symposium in New York in late July and offers individual and group coaching, webinars, mentoring and Fellows community discussions throughout the year. Upon "graduation" from the program, Fellows become part of the larger Lime Connect Fellows Community and have access to ongoing professional development, community and networking opportunities throughout their careers.

The Norway-America Association
The Norway-America Association (NORAM) is an non-profit organization that since 1919 has helped Norwegian students to study in North-America, and American students to study in Norway. NORAM awards approximately five scholarships for Americans students who will attend graduate school or do PhD research here. Applicants must be members of the Norway-America Association (NAA) and must have completed a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.

The Schwarzman Scholars Program
The Schwarzman Scholarship is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust was founded in 1902. With a $350 million endowment, it will also be the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors. The scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program will work towards a one-year Master's Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing one of China's most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, the Scholars will be selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests, and leadership potential. Eligible candidates must have an undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent. Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements before orientation begins. There are no citizenship or nationality requirements.

The Sweden-American Foundation
Awards approximately 40 fellowships for graduate, postgraduate and post-doc studies in the U.S. and Canada. Only Swedish citizens with a completed undergraduate degree are eligible to apply. Every year, the Sweden-America Foundation awards approximately 40 fellowships for Graduate, Postgraduate and Post Doc Studies in the United States and Canada.

UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers' Fellowship Programme Fellowships
As early as 1947, with the believe that "people are building the next era", fellowships have been one of UNESCO’s effective modalities of action that empower people through access to knowledge, thereby impacting on the capacity-building of human resources and research activities in Member and Associate Member States. The UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme was officially launched in 2001 wherein the Government of Japan has ever since offered 20 fellowships per year to deserving candidates, from developing countries especially the least developed countries (LDCs). This enables UNESCO to give impetus to innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas under UNESCO's Priority Programme Areas: Environment (with particular attention to Water Sciences), Intercultural Dialogue, Information and Communication Technologies, and Peaceful conflict resolution.

United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program
The United States–South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP), authorized by the U.S. Congress and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides opportunities for bachelor’s degree study at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo (UHH or UH Hilo) and master’s degree study at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM or UH Mānoa). The Program will include a mentoring component with the possibility of a follow-on summer internship, and readily accessible opportunities for participation in host family and volunteer service programs. Candidates from the following countries, who meet specific selection criteria, are eligible for the program: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The USSP Scholarship Program is administered by the East-West Center on behalf of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

University of Hawai'i at Manoa Center for Chinese Studies
Various scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawai'i.

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies
The Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies program, the only national fellowship for doctoral work on issues of women and gender, supports dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences doing interdisciplinary and original work on these issues. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the United States.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be in possession of a Green Card.

Resources

Resources for Education Abroad
NAFSA: Association of International Educators has provided resources to addressing diversity and underrepresentation in Education Abroad. This website has resources for undergraduates, international students and more.

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