Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology
The Amgen Scholars Program provides undergraduate students with the
opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at some of the
world's leading educational institutions. The Program seeks to
increase learning and networking opportunities for students committed
to pursuing science or engineering careers and to spark the interest
and broaden the perspective of students considering scientific careers.
M. Goldwater Scholarship Program
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education
Program was created in 1986 to encourage outstanding sophomore and
junior students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural
sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in these fields.
Most Goldwater Scholars plan to pursue PhD’s in their chosen field.
Students who intend to study medicine are eligible only if they plan a
research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in a private practice.
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
A program of United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational
and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in critical
need foreign languages for the summer. Critical Language Scholarships
(CLS) provide group-based intensive language instruction and
structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks.
Department of Homeland Security
Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) realizes that the
country's strong science and technology community provides a critical
advantage in the development and implementation of counter-terrorist
measures and other DHS objectives. The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship
Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic
science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS
mission. Areas of study that are eligible include: physical sciences,
mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life
sciences, social sciences, psychology, selected humanities, and engineering.
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F.
Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase
undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research,
technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training
opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for
stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental
literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers
with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other
natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local
levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers
as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to
improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
Eligible undergraduates studying oceanic, environmental, biological,
and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing
technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics,
hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's
programs and mission are encouraged to apply.
The Fulbright program is the largest U.S. international exchange
program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and
professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced
research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and
secondary schools worldwide.
This scholarship was created in perpetuity as an international
scholarship program to enable outstanding graduate students from
outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation provides leadership
training and financial support for college juniors who wish to attend
graduate school in preparation for careers in government or elsewhere
in public service.
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Graduate Fellowships of the Hertz Foundation are widely considered to
be among the most prestigious offered anywhere. The Foundation's
standing policy is that they will be structured to be the most
attractive in their class in both material terms and duration of
tenure. The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship award, which is
based on merit (not need) consists of a cost-of-education allowance
and a personal-support stipend.
“Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund
Rhio O'Connor was a remarkable man. He was diagnosed with a deadly
cancer and given a year to live. Instead of giving up he found his own
path to health and outlived his prognosis by more than six years. Rhio
survived by intensively researching his cancer. College students in
the United States are invited to honor Rhio's spirit of
self-determination and intellectual curiosity by writing an essay
about what they would do if they faced the same challenges that Rhio faced.
De Kármán Fellowship
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.
A minimum of ten (10) fellowships, $22,000 for graduate students and
$14,000 for undergraduate students, will be awarded for the regular
and Science Teaching Fellowship Program
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship
program was explicitly designed to meet these needs of beginning high
school science and mathematics teachers as they earn a teaching
credential and through the early years of their career. KSTF Teaching
Fellowship program seeks to support those who have a degree in a
physical science (for example, physics, chemistry or astronomy) or
engineering and who want to teach high school physics, physical
science, chemistry and/or Earth science. In addition, the Knowles
Science Teaching Foundation is recruiting their fourth
mathematics-teaching cohort. Those with at least a bachelor's degree
in mathematics who want to teach high school mathematics are eligible.
The fellowship supports them professionally and financially for up to
five years through a teacher preparation program to eligibility for tenure.
Mabelle Arole Fellowship
In 2001, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc founded the
Mabelle Arole Fellowship in honor of Dr. Mabelle Arole who died in
1999. The fellowship is named in memory of her dedication to the
community and her wisdom to work with its members to determine what
must be done and how to achieve improved child and maternal health
status. The Mabelle Arole Fellow will live, work, and learn in
Jamkhed, India for one year. During that time, s/he will have
experience in the hospital (in-patient and out-patient and in the
field) and work on a project, depending on current CRHP activities and
needs and your interest. Applicant must have already gained acceptance
into a medical program in order to be eligible for fellowship.
The purpose of the Marshall Scholarship is to finance young Americans
of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom in a
system of higher education recognized for its excellence. The Marshall
Scholarships serve as a way to commemorate the humane ideals of the
Marshall plan conceived by General George C. Marshall. The
scholarships have five main purposes: (1) to enable intellectually
distinguished Americans, their country’s future leaders, to study in
the U.K.; (2) to help scholars gain an understanding and appreciation
of contemporary Britain; (3) to contribute to the advancement of
knowledge in science, technology, and humanities and social sciences
and the creative arts at Britain’s center of academic excellence; (4)
to motivate scholars to act as ambassadors from the U.S. to the U.K.
and vice versa throughout their lives thus strengthening British
American understanding; and (5) to promote the personal and academic
fulfillment of each scholar.
Math for America Fellowship
The Math for America Fellowship is a highly selective, five-year
program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals
make a commitment to teach math in public secondary schools. The
Fellowship includes one year earning a master’s degree in education
and four years teaching math and participating in MƒA corps activities
and professional development. MƒA Fellows are mathematically
sophisticated individuals who are new to teaching and use their
talents to make a difference in students’ lives.
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National
Environmental Policy Foundation merit-based scholarships outstanding
college students who intend to pursue careers related to the
environment, or who intend to pursue careers in Native American health
care or tribal public policy and are Native American or Alaska Native.
The Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of
environmental fields, such as policy, engineering, science, education,
urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics.
The Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native
leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and
public policy affecting Native American communities, including land
and resource management, economic development, and education.
Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
The Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing the number
and quality of our Nation's scientists and engineers. The National
Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships will be
awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely
related to, one of the following specialties: Aeronautical and
Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences (includes toxicology), Chemical
Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and
Behavioral Sciences, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,
Geosciences (includes terrain, water, and air), Materials Science and
Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture
and Ocean Engineering (includes undersea systems such as autonomous
vehicles and other networked platforms), Oceanography (includes ocean
acoustics, remote sensing, and marine meteorology), Physics (includes optics)
National Institutes of Health Graduate
The Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) links the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) with universities in the graduate level training of
students. Through university partnerships the NIH strengthens and
expands its role as a provider of excellent training for the
biomedical scientists of the future. The mission of the GPP is to
establish and foster graduate education partnerships with national and
international universities and institutions dedicated to quality
education in biomedical basic and clinical research while providing
the infrastructure and community support needed by the students in
National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship
The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive
scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are
committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science
health-related research. The program is sponsored by the NIH, one of
the world's foremost centers for biomedical, behavioral and social
science research and research training. The program is designed to
improve access to education leading to research careers for those who
have had fewer opportunities than others, and is designed to provide
an incentive for exceptional scholars to pursue research careers at
Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for
outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers.
The program is fully funded for U.S. Citizens and
permanent residents, with all students receiving tuition and stipend
support for the duration of their Ph.D. training.
Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
offers three-year graduate research fellowships in science,
mathematics, and engineering, including Women in Engineering and
Computer and Information Science awards. Fellowships are awarded for
graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees
in the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social
sciences; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of
science; and to research-based Ph.D. degrees in science education.
David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship
NSEP Boren Fellowships support students pursuing the study of
languages, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S.
interests. NSEP Boren Fellowships are intended to provide or add to
the international component of U.S. graduate students' educations.
NSEP Boren Fellowships provide support for overseas study, domestic
study, or a combination of both.
David L. Boren Undergraduate Fellowship
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren
Undergraduate Scholarships offer a unique opportunity for U.S.
undergraduates to study abroad. NSEP awards scholarships to American
students for study of world regions critical to U.S. interests. NSEP
Boren Scholarships are intended to provide support to U.S.
undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures
currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S.
Extraordinary intellectual distinction is a necessary but not a
sufficient condition for election to a Rhodes Scholarship. Selection
committees are charged to seek excellence in qualities of mind and in
qualities of person, which in combination, offer the promise of
effective service to the world in the decades ahead. Applications are
sought from talented students without restriction as to their field of
academic specialization or career plans although the proposed course
of study must be available at Oxford, and the applicant’s
undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for study in the
Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship
SMART Scholarships are awarded to applicants who are pursuing a
degree in, or closely related to, STEM disciplines. Upon graduation,
SMART award recipients are placed in civilian jobs in Department of
Defense (DoD) laboratories and agencies. The post-degree service
commitment is commensurate with the length of the scholarship award.
In addition to paying tuition and other educational expenses, SMART
participants receive a generous cash award and health insurance
allowance. SMART Scholarships include summer internships located at
DoD facilities and include a stipend to cover travel expenses.
Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (Science Policy)
The Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship is funded by the
U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson
National Fellowship Foundation. The Department of State seeks a
Foreign Service that represents America in world affairs with citizens
who reflect the diversity and excellence of our society. The program
seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to
international affairs, political and economic analysis,
administration, management, and science policy. The fellowship
develops a source of trained men and women from academic disciplines
representing the skill needs of the Department who are dedicated to
representing America's interests abroad. Each successful candidate is
obligated to a minimum of three years’ service in an appointment as a
Foreign Service officer.
Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (Science Policy)
The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to
recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to
international affairs, political and economic analysis,
administration, management, and science policy. The Program develops a
source of trained men and women from academic disciplines representing
the skill needs of the Department, who are dedicated to representing
America's interests abroad. Each successful candidate is obligated to
a minimum of four-and-one-half years’ service in an appointment as a
Foreign Service officer. Fellows must participate in one overseas and
one domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State.
Students receive a stipend during the internships. Attendance is
required between the junior and senior years of college at a summer
institute based at a graduate school of public policy and
international affairs participating in the Pickering program.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson
Michigan Teaching Fellowship
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching
Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with
backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and
mathematics—into teaching in high-need Michigan secondary schools.