Public Service Fellowships
American Institute for Economic Research – (http://www.aier.org/education/) – A non‐profit research/educational organization offering regular publications keeping members informed about economic and financial issues. Fellowships and internships information also available on website.
American Jewish Committee Fellows Program – (http://www.ajc.org/site/c.7oJILSPwFfJSG/b.8466987/k.8F24/Work_at_AJC.htm) 9‐week internship designed to identify and develop future leaders in the areas of international and domestic politics, management, public relations, and diplomacy. Opportunities worldwide. Stipend is $3,000 and travel expenses. Housing not provided. Open to undergraduates in junior or senior years. Deadline March 3rd . email@example.com / (212) 751‐4000 X212.
AmeriCorps – The NYS Community Health Corps – (www.americorps.org) Provides intensive training curriculum of health related topics. These topics will enrich the member throughout the service year and provide them with a stronger understanding of the healthcare field to assist them make future career and educational decisions. Must be 17 or older, able to commit 6 months to 1 year, serve weekly, full‐time or part‐time hours and have an interest or background in health. Education award of $4,725, medical coverage, childcare subsidy, specialized training, biweekly living allowance provided (minimum of $9,000). Contact: Community HealthCorps c/o NACHC, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 6598008/1‐800‐942‐2677
California Senate Fellows Program – (http://www.csus.edu/calst/Programs/senate_fellows.html) Enables 18 college grads to become Senate staff members for 11 months beginning in October. No previous political or legislative experience required. Deadline is late February. Stipend is $1972/mo. plus health/dental benefits and earns 12 units of graduate credit. Application is available online. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 278‐5408.
CareerWays Public Service Fellowship‐(http://wagner.nyu.edu/careerways/) A program for individuals early in their careers who are working full‐time in public service jobs in the New York City area. Offers up to 40 an opportunity for the fellowship. Fellows will participate in a series of workshops to network and discuss public service issues. Upon completion of the CareerWays program, graduates will be eligible for the Clark Foundation
Fellowship. Must be recent college graduates, and employed in a public service position in the New York City area during the fellowship. Deadline: mid-October. Contact: email@example.com. There is a $500 fee to participate in the program.
Carnegie Endowment Internship for International Peace Jr. Fellows Program – (www.ceip.org) Each year the Endowment offers up to 10 one‐year fellowships in Washington D.C. to uniquely qualified graduating seniors. Positions are full‐time and include a salary and benefits package. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Must have bachelor’s degree; no one will be considered who has started graduate studies. Information is housed in the Office of Career Services.
Center for the Study of the Presidency Fellowship Program (http://www.thepresidency.org/programs/presidential-fellows-program/becoming-a-fellow)
Enables 25 undergraduate and graduate students 1year opportunity to study U.S. Presidency, public policymaking process, and our Chief Executive’s relations with Congress, allies, the media and the public. Fellows attend two events each year, prepare and present a original research paper, are briefed by senior government officials and experts at leading think tanks and are trained in effective public communications. Stipend includes registration fees, lodging and meals during an event. Contact: 1020 19th Street, NW Suite 250 Washington, D.C. 20036 202‐872‐9800 Center@Presidency.org.
*This fellowship requires a UNL nomination
Congressional Hunger Center/Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship – (www.hungercenter.org) Begun in partnership with AmeriCorps‐VISTA in 1994, this program is a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, founded by Congressman Tony P. Hall. Fellows are chosen each year to honor the work of former US Representatives Mickey Leland and Bill Emerson. 2‐year program beginning with a 1‐year placement in countries throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. Second year is spent assisting with policy formulation in the headquarters of the organization where served during field placement. Stipend is $11,000/year, housing stipend of $3,500 in the D.C. area, health insurance, relocation stipends and end‐of‐service cash award of $3,500. A 1‐year program also available in the US. Must be a US citizen, have Bachelor’s degree, experience in related field, written and spoken proficiency in language appropriate to field placement, and demonstrated leadership qualities. Deadline is early January, apply online. Tel: (202) 547‐7022 X12.
Emerson Hunger Fellows Program – (www.hungercenter.org) Fellows are placed for six months with urban and rural community‐based organizations all over the country involved in fighting hunger at the local level. They then move to Washington, D.C. to complete the year with six months of work at national organizations involved in the antihunger and poverty movement. Fellows receive a living allowance of $16,000 for the year and are provided with health insurance, relocation stipends, a $4,000 housing subsidy in D.C., and an end‐of‐service cash award of $3,500. Open to any U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a bachelor’s degree. Deadline is early January. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Fellowship Program of California/Office of the Governor – (www.csus.edu/calst) Full‐time regular office hours, Mon. – Fri. Monthly stipend of $1,972 (inc. med/dent/ vision). Student loan deferment eligible. Must have bachelor’s degree, demonstrated commitment to community service and interest in government/public service. Program runs Sept. – Aug. For application and more information contact: Center for California Studies, Tel: 916) 278‐6906, E‐mail: email@example.com Deadline is early February.
Teach for America – (www.teachforamerica.org) For recent college graduates of all academic majors who wish to commit to two years of teaching in under‐served urban and rural public schools. New corps members are given a 5‐week training program and then travel to one of 15 urban or rural sites where school districts hire and pay them as regular beginning teachers ($25,500 to $51,000). Corps Members also receive medical care and life insurance. Applicants must have GPA of 2.50 or better. Deadline is early January. Tel: 1‐800‐832‐1230 X225. E‐mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
White House Fellows Program – (www.whitehouse.gov/fellows) Encourages men and women with demonstrated leadership potential to spend a year working in federal government early in their career. Full‐time, paid assistants to members of the Cabinet and senior White House staff, observing federal policy making at the highest levels. Applicants are selected for their demonstrated leadership, character, professional contributions and commitment to community service. Must be U.S. citizen, graduate, and possess commitment to public service. Deadline is in January.
Specialized Opportunities – for specific disciplines
* * Amelia Earhart Fellowship Award (Zonta International Foundation) – (http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/AmeliaEarhartFellowship.aspx) Established in 1938 in honor of Amelia Earhart, famed pilot and member of Zonta International. The awards are granted annually to women pursuing graduate degrees in aerospace‐related sciences and aerospace‐related engineering. All nationalities are eligible. Must have bachelor’s degree in qualifying area of science, and have a superior academic record. Award of $6,000 may be used for tuition, books, fees or living expenses. Deadline is November 7th . (312) 930‐5848 /email@example.com.
* * American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund – (http://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline/projects_initiatives/legal_opportunity_scholarship.html ) This fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students. Twenty $15,000 awards to first‐year students, renewable for two additional years. Download application from website. Deadline is Feb. 28th. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* * American Chemical Society Scholars Program – (www.acs.org/scholars ) Provides scholarships for
underrepresented minority student who demonstrate financial need to pursue undergraduate degrees in chemical sciences and chemical technology. Scholarships are awarded for up to $5,000. The program also helps to connect scholars with mentors in their area. Contact: email@example.com, Tel: 800‐227‐5558 ext. 6250. Deadline is March 1st.
* * American Film Institute Directing Workshop for Women –(www.AFI.com) Unique training program in narrative directing for tomorrow’s women directors. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in TV, film, video or dramatic arts. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident and reside and work in the U.S. during the workshop period. Must submit a 15‐page or less screenplay not necessarily written by the applicant and a reel of work. All workshop participants will direct a short narrative project. Applicants are responsible for raising $5,000 in support of their productions before the three-week workshop in May. There is a $100 application fee. No housing, meals or transportation provided. Deadline is early January. Contact: DWWinfo@AFI.com.
American Friends of the London School of Economics in the U.S. – (www.aflse.org/scholarships.html) At least one award, that usually covers full tuition, is offered to an American citizen annually for one year of graduate study at the London School of Economics. Based on financial need and academic merit. No age restrictions, or restrictions on field of study or degree being sought. Deadline is late March. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 296‐ 2406.
American Graduate Fellowship ‐(http://www.cic.org/projects_services/grants/americangrad.asp) ‐For seniors and alumni one year after they graduate; supports graduate study for a PhD in the Humanities in US, UK, and Ireland. $50,000 per year. Campus deadline is October 1, 2007. Tel: (202) 466‐7230
*This fellowship requires a UNL nomination and selection process.
American Political Science Association – (www.apsanet.org/section_509.cfm) For doctoral programs in political science. Approximately $2,500 for one year. Good resource for finding other funding programs and organizations in this field as well. Deadline is February 1st . Tel: (202)483‐email@example.com
American Prospect Writing Fellows Program –(www.prospect.org/cs/about_tap/fellowships) Offers young journalists with an interest in politics and public policy the opportunity to spend two years at the magazine in Boston, actively developing, practicing, and honing their journalistic skills. For recent grads, $21,500 stipend plus travel expenses. Fellows begin in September and June. Deadline is February 15.
American‐Scandinavian Foundation – (www.amscan.org) for study in Scandinavia up to $18,000 to support one year to pursue research or study. Must be US citizen, have undergrad degree and a well‐defined project, and some ability of host country language. Deadline is November 1 (212) 879‐9779/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armed Forces Health Professions Program (Offered by each Service – Army, Navy & Air Force - www.goarmy.com) U.S. citizens enrolled in or accepted for full‐time enrollment in an approved school of medicine or osteopathy. Pays full tuition for up to 4 years, plus books, lab fees and expenses; $1,000 plus additional monthly allowance for food and housing. Military service payback obligation. Competitive selection process: 350‐400 students chosen each year. Start application process one year in advance of entry date. Must be US citizen. Call (845) 565‐2935 for more information. Contact: Sgt. Anthony Ward.
Bioethics at the NIH Fellowship Opportunities – (http://www.bioethics.nih.gov/opportunities/pre‐doc.html/) The Department of Clinical Bioethics of the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, NIH, is offering a limited number of pre‐doctoral fellowship positions in bioethics. The Department of Clinical Bioethics is committed to clinical teaching, consultation, and research. Fellows will participate in the activities and intellectual life of the department, and study ethical issues related to the conduct of research, clinical practice, and health policy. Fellows will conduct their research under the guidance of the senior faculty, participate in weekly bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, and IRB deliberations, and have access to multiple educational opportunities at NIH. Fellowships are two years in length. Stipends are based on the current US government schedule. Applicants
should have an undergraduate degree and should be planning postgraduate work. Fellows will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievements, commitment to scholarship, and the contribution they are likely to make in the field of bioethics. No prior experience in bioethics is necessary. For two‐year fellowships beginning in September of each year, please submit materials by January 15. Notification of acceptance will be March 15. Contact: Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg. 10, Rm. 1C118, 10 Center Dr., Bethesda, MD 20892‐1156. Tel: 301.496.2429 Info in pre‐med binder. Email: bioethics‐email@example.com
Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Fellowships in Social Entrepreneurship (Harvard University) www.ksg.harvard.edu/leadership/reynolds/A graduate fellowship program designed to prepare individuals for national leadership positions developing solutions to social problems. Must have a demonstrated interest in social entrepreneurship and must be applying for a master’s degree to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Harvard School of Public Health, or the John F. Kennedy School of Government. 25 students receive full tuition at one of Harvard’s public service schools plus a $20,600 stipend. Deadline: January 4th. Contact RFF@fas.harvard.edu. Tel: 617‐496‐5051.
Collegiate Inventors Competition (National Inventors Hall of Fame) – www.invent.org/collegiate A national competition recognizing and rewarding innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors. This is an unrestricted cash gift of $20,000 for student winners and $10,000 for their advisors. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, maximum of six winners per year. Applications available on‐line in September. Deadline: June 15. (330) 849‐firstname.lastname@example.org.
* * Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program and Scholarship Awards –www.chci.org Established in 1978 as a non‐profit, non‐partisan educational organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Latino leaders. Up to 20 fellowships offered annually. Deadline is April 15th . Program runs Aug. – May. Transportation, health insurance and monthly stipend of $2,500 provided. Bachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 or better and demonstrated leadership potential required. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Tel: 1‐800‐ EXCEL‐DC.
* * Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)‐www.cleoscholars.com This program is designed to remedy the effects of the historic exclusion of the economically disenfranchised person from participation in the legal profession. Components of CLEO include summer institutes, financial assistance, and assistance toward acceptance into law school. Call (866) 886‐4343/ email@example.com
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship –www.krellinst.org/csgf Created to address the shortage of computational scientists in the U.S., the goal of the program is to train the next generation of scientific leaders in computational science and engineering. For students in their first or second year of graduate study and exceptional senior undergraduates planning full‐time study toward a Ph.D degree. Provides an annual stipend of $32,400, an academic allowance of $1000 per year, and pays full tuition and fees. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens. Contact: Rachel Huisman. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: January 16th . Echoing Green Fellowships –www.echoinggreen.org Provides fellowships to support a public service project of your own devising for two years – open to seniors and graduates (up to 10 yrs. after graduating). Awards up to $90,000 in seed funding and technical assistance to launch organizations that address the root causes of society’s most difficult problems. Deadline is Dec. 3rd. (212) 689‐1165 email@example.com
El Pomar Foundation Fellowship in Community Service – www.elpomar.org a 2‐year post‐graduate program designed to introduce young men and women to the philanthropic sector and train them for positions of leadership in the community, state and nation. Applicants must have a Colorado connection, have a bachelor’s degree, and demonstrate a strong leadership capability. Annual salary of $27,000. Begins in late July, with an
application deadline in late January. (800) 554‐firstname.lastname@example.org
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest ‐www.eliewieselfoundation.org An annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. 5 Cash prizes, open to full‐time juniors and seniors at accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States, students are encouraged to write thought‐provoking, personal essays. Deadline is December 8th.. (212) 490‐email@example.com
* * Ford Foundation Pre‐doctoral and Dissertation Diversity Fellowships‐www.Nationalacademies.org/fellowships Pays for graduate school for someone planning a career in teaching and research at the college level. Goal of program is to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities on the nation’s college and university faculties. Approximately 60 pre‐doctoral Fellowships will be awarded for study in research‐based doctoral programs in the behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, and biological sciences. Fellowships are tenable at any U.S. institution of higher learning. GRE is required. Stipend is $20,000 and payment of tuition and fees. Must be US citizen. Deadline is November 27th .
Garden Club of America Scholarships and Fellowships www.gcamerica.org/scholarships.php3 – Offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships in the fields of horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science, and landscape design. Awards and deadlines vary, see website for details. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center –www.okeeffemuseum.org/center Research opportunities in American Modernism. Awards 6 scholarships annually for research periods of 3 to 12 months to historians in the fields of art, architecture and design, literature, music, photography, and to those who wish to have curatorial experience. Must have PhD or be a candidate for a doctoral degree wishing to pursue research. Deadline is the Monday following Thanksgiving. Notification is in March. For further information contact Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center, 217 Johnson St., Santa Fe, NM, 87501. (505) 946‐1088 email@example.com
Glamour Top 10 Women Competition –www.glamour.com/news/top10collegewomen For college juniors who have taken on leadership roles on campus and in the greater community in addition to achieving academic excellence. Winners receive $3000, national recognition in Glamour magazine, and the
opportunity to meet with female professionals in their field during a trip to NYC. TTCW@glamour.com
* * Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Minorities in Government Scholarship – www.gfoa.org‐ Recognizes outstanding performance by an upper‐division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration. Must represent an ethnic minority and plan to pursue a career in state and local government finance. Award is $5000. Contact: Carole Colin. Tel: 312‐977‐9700. Deadline: February 29th .
Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Fellowships –http://es.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/ Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, these fellowships provide support to juniors and seniors studying environmentally related fields. Fellows participate in a three‐month summer internship at an EPA facility between the junior and senior year. Provides up to $17000 per year of academic support and up to $7500 of
internship support. Contact: Georgette Boddie. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 202‐3439741. Deadline: December 17.
Green Corps – www.greencorps.org A one‐year, full‐time paid environmental leadership training program held in Boston, MA. 35 awards given annually. Must be motivated by challenging experiences, have demonstrated leadership, and are serious about saving the planet. Salary: $29,000, healthcare coverage, paid sick/holidays, two weeks paid vacation. Deadline is February 3. Contact: Jesse Littlewood at (617) 426‐8506 or email@example.com
* * Hispanic College Fund, Inc. ‐http://www.hispanicfund.org/ full‐tuition, 4‐year scholarships to the UAG Medical School. Goal of the program is to encourage Hispanic students interested in medical careers to study in Mexico in a bilingual program. Deadlines vary. (800) 644‐4233.
* * Hispanic Scholarship Fund ‐www.hsf.net) $1,000‐$3,000 awards. The largest Hispanic scholarship‐granting organization in the nation. HSF recognizes and rewards outstanding Hispanic students in higher education throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Must have at least 5 units of work, a 2.7 G.P.A. and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with Hispanic background. Must have completed 12 undergrad credits, be a f/t student, and enrolled in a degree‐seeking program. Deadline is October 15th. 1‐877‐HSF‐INFO.
* * Howard Simons Graduate Fellowship/The Young Journalists Development Project http://washpost.com/community/education/yjdp/index.shtml The Washington Post seeks applicants for course of study in public affairs reporting at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Designed for minority students interested in a career in newspapers, the 12‐month program leads to a master’s degree. Covers all tuition/fees; stipend of $12,000. Application is available on website. Deadline is March 15th . Tel: (202) 334‐6030. Please direct questions to Christopher Callahan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Humane Studies Fellowships –www.theihs.org/hsf Various scholarships of up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the U.S. or abroad. Fellowships are awarded to outstanding students who are interested in exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society through their academic work. Applications will be considered from those who will be full‐time graduate students, or undergraduate juniors or
seniors. December 31st deadline.
IGERT Project (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship)/University of Rhode Island – www.ci.uri.edu/ciip Funded by the National Science Foundation, this program provides fellowships of $30,000 per year including tuition and other benefits for PhD. Studies in coastal and marine science and policy.
Jerome Levy Institute Forecasting Fellowship – www.levyforecast.com Two‐year fellowship at the Levy Institute Forecasting Center for an outstanding individual who has completed undergraduate study and may be considering graduate work and a career in economics, business, public policy, or related fields. Annual stipend of $38,000. Deadline is January 20th (914) 666‐0641 or 1‐888‐244‐8677. Contact:Marie Poka at email@example.com
John L. Carey Scholarship (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) - www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/jlcs.htm Provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting and the CPA designation. Applicants must be planning on pursuing a CPA certificate. Awards up to ten $5000 scholarships annually. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 919‐402‐4014. Deadline: April 1st.
J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize –www.jwsaxefund.org A fund organized by friends and family of J. W. Saxe, who believed in the need for persons of integrity to serve their countries and communities through public service. Scholarships of $1,500 are provided for summer internships annually to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. Deadline is March 15th.
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship /University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign College of Fine & Applied Arts – http://www.faa.illinois.edu/kate_neal_kinley_memorial_fellowship Three major fellowships awarded: one of $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, or urban and regional planning; one of $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, theater, dance, or instrumental or vocal music; one in any field of music for $20,000. Furthermore, three lesser fellowships might be awarded by the committee. To be used toward expenses of advanced study in US or abroad. Preference is given to applicants who have not reached their 25th birthday. Contact the Committee for an application form and instructions at Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship Committee, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois, 608 E. Lorado Taft Dr., #100,, Champaign, IL 61820 Tel: 217‐333‐1661. Application is available in their website. Deadline is December 6th.
* * Leadership Alliance/Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR‐EIP) www.theleadershipalliance.org for underrepresented scholars in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, to consider research careers in academia, business or the public sector. Applicants must have GPA of 3.0 or better, have completed at least 2 and not more than 7 semesters at undergraduate institution, and demonstrate interest and potential to pursue
graduate study. 8 to 10 weeks of work under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor. Deadline is Feb. 1st . (401) 863‐1474/ Barbara_Kahn@brown.edu
Metropolitan Museum of Art –http://www.metmuseum.org/education/er_studyandresearch.asp Research, study and travel fellowships – most are for graduate students. Stipend amount for one year is $26,000 for senior fellows and $20,000 for pre‐doctoral fellows, with up to an additional $3,000 for travel. Deadline in early November.
NCAA‐Freedom Forum Sports Journalism Scholarships –www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html Gives eight one‐year $3000 scholarships to college juniors with career goals in sports journalism and major in journalism or have experience in campus sports journalism. Designed to foster freedoms of speech and press while promoting quality sports journalism education. Contact: Suzy Hays. Tel: 317‐917‐6477. Deadline: December 14th.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – (Summer programs/Employment, Scholarships) – www.ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp) Undergraduate scholarship program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with an interest in biomedical health/science research. Up to $20,000 per year in financial aid. Qualified undergrads are trained and mentored in a 10‐week paid summer internship, including housing and transportation, at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. See website for on‐line application. Must have GPA of at least 3.5, be a U.S. citizen or resident, be enrolled as a full‐time student at an accredited institution. Tel: 1‐800‐528‐7689. E‐mail: email@example.com March 31st deadline.
** 2 NEW PROGRAMS through NIH: http://fellowships.UNL.edu/pdfs/biomedical.pdf University of Cambridge‐NIHHealth Sciences Research Scholars Program University of Oxford‐NIH‐Scholars in Biomedical Research Program An interdisciplinary program designed to train outstanding students in various areas of biomedical research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree awarded by the University of Cambridge in the UK. Deadline is December 15th. Stipend is $21,300/yr., including health benefits, up to 6 awards. Must be US citizen, have Bachelor’s degree, and have preparation in biology chemistry, physics and mathematics.
National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) www.epa.gov/enviroed A comprehensive fellowship program managed by the Office of Environmental Education. Program’s purpose is to provide students with research opportunities and experiences, increase public awareness in environmental issues, and to encourage careers in environmental protection. Stipend provided. Must be US citizen or permanent resident, have GPA of 3.0 or better, have completed four courses in environmental field, and be enrolled in graduate school. Contact: Sheri Jojokian. Tel: (202) 564‐0452. Deadline January 15th.
* * National Physical Science Consortium –www.npsc.org For minorities and women pursuing a doctoral degree in the sciences – large number of participating universities. Stipends are $10,000 per year plus tuition and summer employment. November 5th deadline. For questions not explained on the website, call Dr. James L. Powell, Exec. Dir. At (800) 854‐NPSC or e‐mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
New Voices – A National Fellowship Program Academy for Educational Development (AED) - http://newvoices.aed.org A national fellowship program. Leadership development grant program that assists non‐profit organizations and those entering fields of human rights and international cooperation. Fellow receives salary and fringe benefits, mentoring, loan repayment and professional development assistance. Deadline is Jan. 10. See website for application. Tel: 202‐884‐8051. E‐Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newhouse Foundation ‐http://www.nabj.org/programs/scholarships/story/55p‐813c.html – Must be a U.S. citizen, have taken or will take the GRE exam, have a GPA of 3.0 or better, be a member of an underrepresented minority, and have an undergraduate degree in a field other than journalism. The fellowship pays for 18 months of graduate study in newspaper journalism. Deadline is February 10th. Contact: Professor Nancy Sharp at email@example.com, Tel: (315) 443‐4039.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) http://orise.orau.gov/sep/catalog.htm US NRC seeks applicants for graduate fellowships program for students that are pursuing master’s degrees in engineering/technical field or science career opportunities with the NRC. Must have bachelor’s degree, be a US citizen, and have high academic record. Stipend is $2,400/mo. And full tuition and fees for up to 24 months. Feb. 4th deadline. Contact: Pat Pressley at (865) 576‐3409, or e‐mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Patrick Stewart Human Rights Scholarship – www.amnestyusa.org/patrickstewart A unique opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the field of human rights. Amnesty Int., USA awards these scholarships to student activists for summer internships or other short‐term human rights projects. Ranging from $300 ‐$1,800 can be used for travel, materials and other expenses, open to high school, college and graduate students who
attend U.S. schools. Projects typically are from 6 weeks to 4 months. Deadline is March 1st . Tel: (202) 544‐0200. Email: email@example.com
Population Connection – www.populationconnection.org Fellowships in Washington, DC for grads and undergrads with interest in a sustainable balance of the Earth’s people, environment and resources. Two full‐time 5 1/2 month sessions. Stipend is $600 bi‐weekly (before taxes), full medical/dental insurance is offered to US citizens. Deadlines are October 10th and April 15th . 1‐800‐767‐1956. firstname.lastname@example.org
* * Project 1000 – http://mati.eas.asu.edu:8421/p1000 A national program created to assist underrepresented students applying to graduate school. Students may apply to up to 7 of the over 70 participating Project 1000 institutions by using one application. Participation is free of charge to individual students and to the participating institutions. Open to underrepresented U.S. citizens, GRE required. Call 1‐800‐327‐4893 for more information.
Ronald H. Brown Commercial Service Fellowship Program (Woodrow Wilson Foundation) - (www.woodrow.org). Funded by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Goal of the Program is to launch careers in the Commercial Service, this nation’s leading trade promotion organization operating in over 220 cities across the U.S. and around the world in support of U.S. private sector interests abroad. Provides talented undergraduates with an international and
domestic public service education. Program pays tuition, room and board, travel, mandatory fees, first year of graduate study. Must be U.S. citizen, a sophomore GPA of 3.0 or higher and maintain it throughout the program. Selection takes place in alternate years. (609) 452‐7007
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award –www.masselectric.com Provides an annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for up to one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Applications available from this office. February 14th deadline. Contact: Thomas Robinson. 25 Research Dr., Westborough, MA 01582. Tel: (508) 389‐2877.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/erulf/about.html‐10‐week program places undergrad students in paid internships in science and engineering research at any of several Dept. of Energy facilities. Programs run from late May to mid‐August, August – Dec., and Jan. – May. 40‐hour workweek. Must be a US citizen, have a GPA of 2.5 or above, and have health coverage. Apply on‐line. Students are accepted on a first‐come, first‐served basis. Contacts: Todd Clark at Todd.Clark@science.doe.gov, or phone at (202) 586‐7174; or Cindy Musick at (202) 586‐0987.
Scripps Howard Foundation –www.scripps.com Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a career in print and broadcast communications. Write to the foundation at 1100 Central Trust Tower, Cincinnati, OH 45202; or call (513) 977‐3048 for application details. Contact: Deborah Cooper, A.A.,
Theological Education, Inc. (The Fund for) – www.thefund.org Promotes excellence in the profession of ministry by inspiring, recruiting and supporting women and men from diverse racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds. The mission of FTE is to respond to the continuing need for outstanding persons for Christian leadership as pastors, educators and citizens. Various fellowships available for both graduate and undergraduate students. March 15th
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship ‐http://www.woodrow.org/publicpolicy/graduate.php Fellowship program funded by the United States Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The program seeks to recruit talented Graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career. Must be a U.S. citizen with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Winners are expected to enroll in a two‐year full‐time master’s degree program. Tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees are included in award for the first and second years of study. Deadline: February 5th. Email:email@example.com.
* * Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship – (www.woodrow.org) For highly motivated sophomores, also provides another program for seniors and graduate students, who have achieved GPA’s of 3.2 or higher, are US citizens, and who are interested in pursuing international affairs careers by becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Fellows receive funding for tuition, living stipend, fees, books travel during junior and senior years of college. Preference is given to women and underrepresented minority students. Deadline: February 8th. *Note: must serve minimum of 4 ½ years as a US Foreign Service Officer by contractual agreement.
Tylenol Scholarship –www.tylenolscholarship.com Ten $10,000 and 150 $1,000 scholarships awarded to students for higher education who demonstrate leadership in community activities and school activities and who intend to major in areas that will lead to health related fields. Must be US resident. Deadline April 30th. Tel: 1‐800‐537‐180.
* * UNCF‐Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship –www.uncf.org/portal/seimerck For African‐ American undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies and careers in the field of biomedical research. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Awards scholarships for undergraduate tuition. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: late January.
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice – http://www.familiesusa.org/about/the‐villers‐fellowship.html Villers Fellows work in Families USA’s health policy department and assist the organization’s efforts to improve access to health coverage for all Americans, especially for low‐income and other vulnerable communities. Specifically, Villers Fellows will conduct research on a range of healthcare policy issues, and write and contribute to publications that are relevant to current health policy debates. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to healthcare justice work following their year as a fellow. The fellowship is a yearlong, full time, salaried position in Families USA’s office in Washington, D.C. One fellowship yearly. Annual stipend of $35,000 and excellent healthcare benefits. Contact email@example.com. Deadline: January 15th.
Washington College of Law Public Interest/Public Service Scholarship http://www.wcl.american.edu/finaid/pipsscholarship.cfm – Curriculum is designed to prepare students to become exceptional public interest lawyers. Full tuition covering credits at Washington College of Law. Must be active in
community service and show strong interest in public service legal career. Contacts: Tel:(202) 274‐4104. E‐mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: January 15th.
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice – (www.familiesusa.org/about/wellstone‐fellowship.html) Aims to advance social justice through health care advocacy by focusing particularly on the challenges facing communities of color. Seeks to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups. Fellowship is one year and awards a stipend of $35,000 plus health care benefits. Ideal candidate must demonstrate an interest in health care policy and racial/ethnic health disparities and display the potential to contribute to social justice work after their experience as a fellow. Deadline is January 15th.
William E. Simon Fellowship for Nobel Purpose/Intercollegiate Studies Institute – (www.isi.org) Purpose is to recognize graduating college seniors who have demonstrated passion, dedication, and originality in pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society. Fellowship recipient will receive $40,000. Two additional fellows will receive grants of $5,000 each. Must be nominated by UNL by November 15th. . Email: email@example.com Tel: (800) 526‐7022.
Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships – Supports undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Fellows design their own projects, usually involving public education, media outreach, grassroots organizing, or another active approach. Applicants are expected to work full‐time with a non‐profit organization. Awards a $300 per week stipend for the duration of the project, which may be from two to four months. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 202‐483‐4215.
International Opportunities/Study Abroad
Boren, David L. Graduate/Undergraduate Fellowships – for the study of languages. This fellowships requires UNL campus process. Please visit the office for further information. ALSO – SEE NATIONAL SECURITIY EDUCATION PROGRAM IN THIS LISTING.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad – www.iie.org/gilman Program aims to diversify and expand participation in international study by awarding grants of up to $5,000 to students who have been traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. Awards may be used to participate in crediteligible undergraduate study abroad programs. Deadlines are April 15th and October 9th. Program must be a minimum of 4 weeks long. Eligibility: must be US citizen, undergraduate in good standing, Pell Grant recipient, been accepted to a study abroad program/single country study and be going to any country other than Cuba or one on the US Dept. of State Travel Warning list. Email: Gilman@iie.org
Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation/German Chancellor Scholarship Program http://www.humboldtfoundation.de/en/‐10 awards annually given to US citizens. Must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35. Can be from any field of study; must show outstanding potential for future leadership. One‐year stay in Germany for study or research. Foundation covers cost of language training if necessary. Tel: (202) 7831907. Email:
email@example.com Application can be downloaded from website.
Central Europe Summer Research Institute (CESRI) www.iie.org/cesri – 8‐week program designed to provide 14 U.S. graduate students in the sciences and engineering with international summer research experience in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia. Funded by NSF. Contact: Vijay Renganathan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 212‐984‐5442. Deadline: February 4th.
CDS (Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft) Internship Program‐www.cdsintl.org 6‐month practical training program for college seniors or recent grads interested in gaining work experience in Germany. Must be U.S. citizen, have knowledge of German language, and have work experience in a business or technical field. 3month summer programs also available. Deadline: December 15th. Contact: write to CDS International, Inc., 330 7th Ave., NY, NY 10001 or call (212) 760‐1400 for application details.
Charles B. Rangel Fellowship Program in International Affairs www.howard.edu/rjb/rangelprogram.htmProvides 10 fellows up to $28,000 annually plus support for internships and related program activities for 2 years of graduate or professional study in International Affairs, plus enrichment study at Howard University in Washington DC as well as internships in Congress and overseas, and eventual appointment to the US Foreign Service. Must be US citizen and have outstanding leadership skills, academic achievement and financial need. Deadline is February 27to . (202) 806‐4363.
CIEE for Teaching Abroad – Council on International Educational Exchange/Teach In China‐www.ciee.org English language teaching in Chinese colleges. Salary and free housing provided. This site also offers volunteer and work abroad information. Deadline: Nov. 15th and May 15th. E‐mail: email@example.com/ 1‐888‐COUNCIL.
Clinton Scholars Program at the American University in Dubai‐www.clintonfoundation.org/programscs.htm Provides 10 undergraduate students per semester with the opportunity to study at the American University in Dubai. Scholars will be immersed in the culture and observe Dubai’s economic and democratic development. Paid tuition and free housing. Transportation is at the student’s expense. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadlines: February 15th (summer), March 15th (fall), October 15th (spring).
Congress‐Bundestag Youth Exchange Program –www.cdsintl.org A work‐study scholarship program that provides a 12‐month stay in Germany. Candidates must be between 18 and 24 years old, interested in international affairs, be seeking a career in business, technical, agricultural or vocational fields and have related work experience. No prior German required. Program funding provides for international airfare, orientation,
mid‐year and final seminars, insurance, partial local transportation, and partial host family stipends. Participants must provide their own spending money throughout the year. December 1st deadline.
DAAD/NYC – Deutscher Akademischer Austrausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service www.daad.de/en/index.html Scholarship programs in Germany for undergraduates and graduates. Undergrads must be juniors with a German Studies track or minor, have at least 2 years of German, be in good standing and be nominated by their department. Research support in range of $1,500‐$3,000. Deadlines are November 1st and May 1st . Study grants also available. (212) 758‐3223/ email@example.com
DAAD Rise Program. www.daad.de/rise/en/1html. The RISE program offers undergraduates in the sciences an opportunity to conduct research in Germany in the summer with a German graduate student or post doc. Knowledge of German is not necessary. Information on summer projects becomes available online in early December. You can apply for up to 3 projects.
Francophone Europe (Internships in) www.ifeparis.org– 12‐week internship in France, 5‐week pre‐Internship term, 6 hours per day. For juniors and seniors in good standing (3.0 or better). Student must pay fees, tuition, housing, travel and meal costs. Must have at least 2 years college level French. Some need‐based scholarships available. Deadlines are May 1st and November 1st . firstname.lastname@example.org /(33‐1) 43 21 78 07
French Ministry of Education English Assistant Posts in French Schools – http://www.frenchculture.org/the_education.cfm Spend 7 months in France while earning a salary (890 Euros), improve your knowledge of French and gain valuable teaching experience. 1,500 positions available. Must have
strong French skills, be less than 30 years of age and be a U.S. citizen. October through April. English conversation classes 12 hours/wk. Assistants are responsible for transportation to France and making their residence arrangements. Deadline is January 15th. (202) 944‐6294/ email@example.com
German Marshall Fund of the U.S. Fellowships – http://www.gmfus.org/fellowships/index.cfm Fellowship program aimed at increasing transatlantic networks among political, media, business, and nonprofit communities. Sponsors fellowships abroad for scholarship and exchange. Journalism fellowships support travel and reporting by American and European journalists, and may include writing an article or book, or participating in an organized trip to explore a specific transatlantic issue. List of fellowships posted on link. Tel: (202) 745‐3950. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IFESH Programs (International Foundation for Education and Self‐Help) www.ifesh.org Established as a nongovernmental, nonprofit, charitable organization under the vision and leadership of Reverend Dr. Leon H. Sullivan. Provides 9‐month overseas internships for outstanding Americans who are graduate students or recent college grads. Fellows are placed with development‐focused organizations working overseas. February 28th deadline. Tel: (480) 443‐1800.
JET Program for Teaching in Japan http://www.us.emb‐japan.go.jp/JETProgram/homepage.html Seeks to promote mutual understanding between Japan and other nations and enhance foreign language education in Japan. Offers graduates the opportunity to serve 1‐year contracts in local government organizations as well as public and private junior and senior high schools. Must be interested in Japan, healthy, adaptable to different living and working conditions, be a US citizen, be under 35 years of age, have a Bachelor’s degree, have excellent English, grammar and writing skills, and not have lived in Japan for 3 or more years. Salary and travel expenses provided. Housing not included. Deadline of November 29th. (212) 371‐8222.
Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities – www.liguriastudycenter.org Located on the Italian Riviera in the small town of Bogliasco, offers residential fellowships for artists and scholars in the Arts and Humanities. Description of projects intended to be pursued during the fellowship must be provided with the intention to lead to the completion of a major work followed by exhibition, publication or production. Fellowships are from 4 to 7
weeks during traditional academic year. Room and board are provided (includes spouse if applicable), transportation not included, no children or pets. January and April 15th deadlines. Contact:email@example.com
Monbukagushu Scholarship (Japanese Government) http://www.naist.jp/english/students/international/monbukagakusho.html To pursue Japanese studies at the graduate level in a Japanese university for a 2‐year period. Must be under age 35 and a college graduate. Monthly allowance is 185,500 yen, tuition and fees are free. Japanese language training provided. March 18 deadline. Tel: (212) 371‐8222.
Overseas Press Club (OPC) Foundation Scholarships –www.opcofamerica.org For graduate and undergraduate students who aspire to become foreign correspondents. 12 $2000 scholarships are awarded. Winners are also invited to network within the OPC and are often offered paid internships at leading news organizations. Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens. Contact: Jane Reilly, Executive Direction. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 201‐493‐9087. Deadline: December 1.
Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (ORSAS) www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/internat/ors.htm Approximately 800‐850 awards offered on a competitive basis to overseas postgraduate students of outstanding merit and research potential. The awards are tenable at most academic institutions in the UK. Awards cover the difference between the tuition fee for a home (UK) postgraduate student and the fee chargeable to an overseas postgraduate student. For study in any field and based on merit and potential only. Deadline is March 1. E‐mail email@example.com
Peace Corps. (U.S.) www.peacecorps.gov– Overseas travel. You teach children math, science, English or work with communities to protect their local environment; help people enjoy a healthy lifestyle, expand businesses, grow more nutritious food, helping to change and improve human conditions. Tel: 1‐800‐4248580. (Note: See Career Development Office for more information on Peace Corps.)
Princeton in Asia – www.princeton.edu/~pia PiA’s mission is to foster cross‐cultural understanding between Asians and Americans. The organization achieves this goal by providing young Americans with various opportunities to live and work in Asia. For over a century PiA has fostered cross‐cultural understanding between Asians and Americans by providing you with opportunities to live and work in Asia. Approximately 65 1 or 2‐year internships in 12 Asian countries are offered. Summer program also offered. Must have Bachelor’s degree, English teaching experience, must go to Princeton for a personal interview in January. Salary and housing provided. $30 application fee, $300 intern contribution, interview travel expense, travel and visa expenses.
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships www.rotary.org Available for one‐year study anywhere in the world where there are Rotary clubs. Apply through local clubs. Upon completion of the fellowship year, you are expected to attend a few meetings and acquaint the members of the sponsoring club with your experiences abroad. Club meetings are also attended while abroad. You become an ambassador for the two supporting clubs. You must make your own arrangements at the school you hope to attend. All expenses are paid by the Rotary Club. Deadline is usually in late spring or early summer to meet national deadline of October 1st. Check with your local Rotary Club for deadlines and details.
Scandinavia (Awards for Study in) ‐www.amscan.org For advanced study and research in Scandinavian countries. Some language proficiency required, must be U.S. citizen, and have bachelor’s degree. Deadline: November 1.
WorldTeach – www.worldteach.org A non‐profit, non‐governmental organization based at the Center for International Development at Harvard University which provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. Must be 18 and have a bachelor’s degree. There is a fee required for this program. Various teaching positions open in many countries.
Atlantik‐Bruecke (Atlantic Bridge) Internship in Germany – www.atlantik‐bruecke.org Founded in 1952 as a private, non‐partisan association, strives to strengthen understanding of Germany in the U.S. and Canada and vice versa by arranging personal meetings between the 3 countries. Must have bachelor’s degree, strong writing skills and fluency in written and spoken German, and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Stipend is EUR 1,830/mo., health benefits, 1 round trip airfare/vacation time, and furnished housing. Internship is Sept. – July. Deadline is January 31st.
Austrian‐American Educational Commission – http://www.fulbright.at/us_citizens/teaching_intro.php Austrian Ministry of Education. 12 hours per week, applicants should have B.A. degree and be interested in careers in education. A working knowledge of German is required and necessary to facilitate classroom work. Assistants are employed from October 1 – May 31 of the school year, monthly salary $1,000 after deductions. For seniors and graduates, age limit is 30. Deadline is Feb. 15th . Contact: Ulrike Seiss. Tel: +431‐313‐39 X5685firstname.lastname@example.org