Externally Funded Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships
These fellowships relate to graduate study in the social sciences and related areas. Scroll down the list or click to read about a particular award. Some fellowships might be cross-listed in categories besides this one.
- ACSUS Distinguished Dissertation Award and Enders Endowment Award
- AERA and Spencer Doctoral Research Fellowship Programs
- American Anthropological Association List
- American Psychological Association Dissertation Awards and Travel Grants
- Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program
- Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Grant Programs
- AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
- Jeanne Humphrey Block Dissertation Award
- Centers for Disease Control Student Programs
- Council on International Educational Exchange Awards for Study Abroad
- Clarence J. Jupiter Fellowship Program for Professionals of Color
- Conference Of Southern Graduate School-Master's Thesis Award
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Fellowship Program
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Scholarships
- Decade of Behavior Links to Funding Sources
- Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention--Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
- Gates Millennium Scholars Awards
- Florence Terry Griswold Scholarships
- Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships
- Health Services Dissertation Research Grants
- Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants
- International Reading Association Awards and Grants
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships and
National Sea Grant College Program
- Leakey Foundation Grants for Research on Human Origins
- Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program
- Mass Media Science Fellow Program: ASA/AAAS Media Fellowship
- Henry A. Murray Dissertation Award
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
- Sea Grant/National Marine Fisheries Service Fellowship
- Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowships
- State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards
- The Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Public Service
- The Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship for Environmental Public Policy
- The National Alliance for Excellence, Inc. Scholarship
- The Otto D. Grove, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
- The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
- US Department of Energy (DOE) Nonproliferation Graduate Program
- Zonta International
ACSUS Distinguished Dissertation Award and Enders Endowment Award
Nominations are being sought from faculty serving on dissertation committees at universities in the United States for this biennial award. This award is to honor outstanding doctoral research on Canada at American institutions. The $500 award will be conferred at the Association for Canadian Studies in the US biennial conference, next occurring in 2005.
The Thomas O. Enders Endowment funds this annual award of up to $30,000 for up to 9 months to support research dealing with Canadian studies or Canada-U.S. relations.
Guidelines for these awards are available at the ACSUS website: www.acsus.org.
For additional information or questions, contact:
1317 F. Street NW, Suite 920
Washington, DC 20004-1151
Phone: (202) 393-2580
Fax: (202) 393-2582
AERA and Spencer Foundation Doctoral Research Fellowship Programs
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Spencer Foundation have come together in an effort to provide fellowship to support doctoral students in educational research. To be eligible, applicants must be full-time doctoral candidates in the U.S.; their research must involve education, but they need not be students in education departments.
AERA/Spencer pre-dissertation fellowships are for students who are midway through their programs, but not yet working on their dissertation. This program supports students for one year.
The Spencer Foundation also provides generous dissertation fellowships to help students write them up without needing outside employment.
For applications and more information, contact:
1230 17th Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20036-3078
Telephone: (202) 223-9485
The Spencer Foundation
875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3930
Chicago, Illinois 60611-1803
Telephone: (312) 274-6526
Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Anthropological Association List
The AAA maintains a list of funding sources related to anthropology. The list is updated regularly.
American Psychological Association Dissertation Awards and Travel Grants
The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association sponsors an annual competition for dissertation research funding. The purpose of the Dissertation Research Award program is to assist science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. The current program includes 30-40 grants of $1,000 each, along with several larger grants of up to $5,000 to the students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.
APF/Todd E. Husted Memorial Award
This is a single award in the amount of $1,000 for the dissertation research that indicates the most potential to contribute toward the development and improvement of mental illness services for those with severe and persistent mental illness. Applicants for the Husted Award must meet the same eligibility requirements as the Dissertation Research Awards. A panel of experts on the serious mental illnesses will select the awardee.
Deadline for dissertation award applications is September 14.
The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association sponsors an annual competition for graduate student travel awards of around $300 each. The purpose of the Travel Award program is to help psychology graduate students travel to the annual APA Convention to present their research. Applicants who are both members of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) and first authors are eligible to have their convention registration fees waived.
Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program
This fellowship is designed to provide financial assistance to students with financial need who are enrolled in graduate programs in public affairs, public service or public administration. Eligibility requirements: Texas Resident; show financial need; are enrolled as graduate students in public affairs, public service or public administration; intend to work in Texas after completing their graduate students; and register for the selective Service or be exempt from this requirement. Awards are $2,000/year and the deadline is February 20.
For more information, please contact your academic dean or visit http://collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=404
Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Grant Programs
Dissertation fellowships of $15,000 are available to doctoral students in all disciplines. The AIR Grant Programs offer expanded opportunities for advancing research on postsecondary education under two programs.
The Improving Institutional Research in Postsecondary Educational Institutions program provides grants to conduct research on postsecondary education using the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) national databases. See http://www.airweb.org/page.asp?page=40 for details and databases within the scope of this program.
The AIR/National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC) Focused Grant is a new grant program focusing on student success. The AIR/NPEC program supports research projects using any methodology that promises a significant contribution to the knowledge and understanding of student success, broadly defined, at all levels of postsecondary education. See http://www.airweb.org/?page=823 for details and examples of possible research topics.
We encourage you to consider collaborating with colleagues within your organization and from other organizations. It's a great way to enhance your career and expand your professional network!
If you have any questions, please contact the AIR Grant Staff at (850) 644-4470.
January 15th is the deadline to submit proposals.
AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
AT&T Labs-Research is accepting applications for fellowships to support research by female and minority doctoral students in programs related to communications or computers.
- Who is eligible: female and minority doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Deadline for applications: January.
- Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: not specified.
- Amount of individual awards: all educational expenses during the school year, including tuition, books, fees, and approved travel expenses; education expenses for summer study or university research; a stipend for living expenses (currently $2,380 per month, paid for 12 months for the first two years and for 10 months in the following years); and support for attending approved scientific conferences. The fellowship is renewable for up to six years.
View the full text of the announcement on the laboratory's Web site.
Centers for Disease Control Student Programs
This is a short list of programs offered by the CDC. Awards and application deadlines vary.
Council on International Educational Exchange Awards for Study Abroad
The CIEE offers awards to support study in non-traditional areas, to support underrepresented groups in study abroad, to support study in China, and to support research in tropical biology. Awards tend to be around $500 or $1,000 (more for study in China). Application deadlines vary.
Clarence J. Jupiter Fellowship Program for Professionals of Color
The Jupiter Fellowship is a minority fellowship funded in part by CASE International, the district and the host institution. The fellowship provides a stipend of $17,500 for a period of six to nine months. Candidates with three years of professional experience, either in educational settings other than advancement or in business settings, are preferred but those without this experience will be considered. Candidates should be interested in pursuing a career in advancement in education and identify themselves as a minority.
Nomination Process: Candidates for the Jupiter Fellowship should have their supervisor at the host institution complete a nomination form and submit a resume to Dr. Barbara Breier, Chair of the Committee on Opportunity and Equity. Members of the COE Committee will review the nominations and make the selection by July 1. The Jupiter Fellow would be expected to start their fellowship during the fall semester. The host institution is expected to provide a rewarding and productive experience for the candidate and to provide appropriate training and mentoring in the field of advancement.
You may submit an application online, e-mail your information to Dr. Brier, or mail your forms.
For more information: http://www.case.org/About_CASE/CASE_History.html#
Submit Applications to:
Dr. Barbara Breier
Executive Director of Development
The University of Texas System
601 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas 78701
By e-mail: email@example.com
Conference Of Southern Graduate School-Master's Thesis Award
Social Sciences, Business, Education (1 award)
Anthropology, Criminology, Demography, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Political Science and Government, Public Policy Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies, Psychology, Communications, Business and Management, Education, and Life Sciences (1 award)
Biological Anthropology, Biostatistics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Epidemiology, Physics-Biophysics, Psychobiology
Graduate Deans or their designee(s) at CSGS member institutions may nominate one person whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master's degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions.
Dr. F. Douglas Boudinot
Dean, Graduate School
Virginia Commonwealth University
1001 Grove Avenue
PO BOX 843051
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3051
for more information, visit the website: http://www.csgs.org/awards/etd_thesis.html
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Fellowship Program
The CHCI Fellowship Program offers up to 20 promising Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the federal level in the public policy area of their choice through the General Public Policy Fellowship. Placements differ according to fellows' interests. Fellows participate in a weeklong orientation to develop their professional and leadership skills. Fellows are required to collaborate in a community service project of their own design. Applicants must be recent college graduates and currently enrolled graduate students with an active interest in community affairs.
For more information on eligibility criteria and applications, go to http://www.chci.org/internships/
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) invites graduate students in the fields of housing, health, law and international affairs for their newly expanded Graduate & Young Professional Fellowship. CHCI's Graduate & Young Professional Public Policy Fellowship Program offers exceptional Latino graduates and young professionals unparalleled exposure to leaders, firsthand experience and leadership development in underserved public policy areas in Washington.
The fellowship is open to applicants who possess a graduate degree from an accredited educational institution or equivalent 3 years professional experience in housing, health, law or international affairs. This competitive program is comprised of a nine-month fellowship from September through May including a substantive work placement at a legislative subcommittee office, federal agency, national non-profit advocacy organization, or corporate office. The international affairs fellows will be offered an additional three month abroad experience in Mexico or Spain from May through July. Fellows receive paid travel expenses and health insurance as well as a monthly stipend of $2,700. The Graduate & Young Professional Fellowship Program application deadline is March 1, 2008.
lease log on to their website at www.chci.org for more details about this program and others, including scholarships for graduate students. Applications are available online.
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Scholarships
Carl A. Scott Book Scholarship
This award honors the memory of the late Carl A. Scott, a longtime staff member of CSWE and a pioneer in obtaining scholarships for students from ethnic groups of color. Specifically, the Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund was developed to continue Scott's legacy of promoting equity and social justice in social work. In this regard, it is intended that the book scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated a commitment to work for equity and social justice in social work.
The awards will be made to students from ethnic groups of color (African American, American Indian, Asian American, Mexican American, and Puerto Rican) who are in their last year of study for a social work degree in a baccalaureate or master's degree program accredited by CSWE.
Applications are due in May.
Minority Fellowship Program
Throughout its history, CSWE has been committed to increasing the participation of ethnic minorities in the social work/social welfare profession. One important aspect in achieving this objective is preparing an adequate ethnic minority labor force to provide leadership in the profession.
Applications must be postmarked by February 28. Monetary awards vary.
For information on these programs and to download application materials, see http://www.cswe.org/ and select Programs and Services.
Decade of Behavior Links to Funding Sources
Decade of Behavior is a resource for behavioral scientists and social scientists.
International Reading Association Awards and Grants
The International Reading Association sponsors three awards. See the website for each award to download application materials.
The Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship is a US$6,000 grant established to encourage and support reading research by promising scholars. The special emphasis of the Fellowship is to support research efforts in the following areas: beginning reading (theory, research, and practice that improves the effectiveness of learning to read); readability (methods of predicting the difficulty of texts); reading difficulty (diagnosis, treatment, and prevention); stages of reading development; the relation of vocabulary to reading; and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability. The deadline for submission is January 15.
The Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award is a US$1,000 award supported by a grant from Scott Foresman. Dissertation in reading or related fields are eligible for the competition. Studies using any research approach (ethnographic, experimental, historical, survey, etc.) are encouraged. Each study will be assessed in the light of this approach, the scholarly qualification of its report, and its significant contributions to knowledge within the reading field. The deadline for submission is October 1.
The Helen M. Robinson Grant is a US$1,500 award given annually to assist doctoral students at the early stages of their dissertation research in the area of reading and literacy. Applicants must be Association members. Completed applications must be received by January 15.
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships National Sea Grant College Program
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship was established in 1979 to provide a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative branch, executive branch, or appropriate associations/ institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. The program is named in honor of one of Sea Grant's founders, former NOAA Administrator, John A. Knauss.
For more information, please visit their website.
Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention--Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
This program provides a training experience for professionals interested in the development of systems to facilitate communication and interaction among public health personnel, as well as data interchange. Recipients of this fellowship are assigned to teams involved in research and development of information systems. Prospective students must have a public health background and interest or experience in computer systems.
Application deadline is in December and should be submitted online at http://www.cdc.gov/phifp/AppInfo.html.
For additional information contact:
Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Office of Workforce and Career Development,
Career Development Division,
1600 Clifton Road, M/S E-91,
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
For more information, go to http://www.cdc.gov/epo/dphsi/phifp/.
Gates Millennium Scholars Awards
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need to reach their fullest potential.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation established the initiative to encourage and support students to complete college and continue on to earn master's and doctoral degrees in disciplines in which their ethnic and racial groups are currently underrepresented.
All materials must be sent to:
Gates Millennium Scholars
Alexandria, Virginia 22313
Toll-free Phone: 1-877-690-GMSP(4677)
For more information, visit the GMS website at: http://www.gmsp.org
Florence Terry Griswold Scholarships
The Pan American Round Tables of Texas are the sponsors of this award. Two types of scholarships are awarded annually. Applicants of the Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship I must be a female student from one of the Pan American countries (other than the U.S.A.) pursuing her studies in the State of Texas. The Pan American countries are defined as those countries that comprise the Organization of American States/Pan American Union.
This grant is $2,500 for one year of study. The Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship II is for female students from Texas pursuing her studies of the Spanish language or Pan American cultures. This grant is for $2,000.
Submit applications and questions to:
Dorothy Schatzman , Chairman
El Paso, TX 79922
Phone: (915) 581-3482
For more information, visit the Pan American Round Tables of Texas website at www.partt.org
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation sponsors scholarly research on problems of violence and aggression. The foundation provides both research grants to established scholars and dissertation fellowships to graduate students during the dissertation-writing year.
Research Grants: The research grants program welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. HFG awards research grants to individuals for individual projects and does not award grants to institutions for institutional programs. HFG ordinarily makes awards in the range of $15,000 to $40,000 a year each for periods of one or two years. The annual deadline for research grant applications is August 1 for a decision in December. .
Dissertation Fellowships: Ten or more dissertation fellowships are awarded each year to individuals who will complete the writing of the dissertation within the award year. These fellowships of $20,000 each are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner. It is only appropriate to apply for support for the final year of Ph.D. work. Applicants may be citizens of any country and studying at colleges or universities in any country. The annual deadline for dissertation-writing applications is February 1, for support to begin September 1 of that calendar year. .
Health Services Dissertation Research Grants
Agency: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Deadline: May 15, September 15, and January 15
Provide support to doctoral students in the social, medical, management, or health sciences for research in the organization, delivery, financing, or quality of health care services. Program is competitive and is aimed at stimulating small-scale, innovative studies on current issues and problems in health services delivery, and at encouraging new health services researchers. Awards are usually for one year and provide direct costs of up to $30,000. AHCPR makes 15 to 20 awards yearly. See http://www.ahcpr.gov/fund/grantix.htm
CFDA Number: 93.180
Contact: Dissertation Prgm. Coordinator, Office of Scientific Affairs
Agency for Health Care Policy & Research
Executive Office Center, Suite 400
2101 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852-4908
Jeanne Humphrey Block Dissertation Award
The goal of the program is to support women graduate students studying girls' or women's psychological development. Proposals should focus on sex and gender differences or some developmental issue of particular concern to American girls or women. Any female student currently enrolled in a doctoral program in a relevant field is eligible to apply. An advisor or committee must approve dissertation proposals before the grant application is submitted. For more information on eligibility and the application process, go to www.radcliffe.edu/murray/grants/diss-jhblock.htm
Send proposals and other information to:
Grants Program Administrator
The Jeanne Humphrey Block Dissertation Award
The Henry A. Murray Research Center
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants
Through its Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is empowering a new generation of urban scholars to develop and conduct applied research in the fields of housing and community development. This program, administered by HUD's Office of University Partnerships:
- Supports research and writing of doctoral dissertations on policy-relevant topics.
- Offers new scholars a forum for sharing their research findings.
- Focuses attention on research that offers insight into the very real problems facing our communities.
Program Requirements: Each year, HUD competitively awards one-time grants of $15,000 to as many as 15 doctoral candidates currently enrolled in accredited programs. These grants are unrestricted in their use, provided that they support the timely completion of the dissertation. Each applicant must have a fully developed and approved dissertation proposal that addresses policy-relevant issues in housing and urban development. Women and minority students are encouraged to apply.
Each year's award proposal is posted on the OUP website around March. Applications are due in late May.
Leakey Foundation Grants for Research on Human Origins
The Leakey Foundation was formed to further research into human origins. Recent priorities include research into the environments, archeology, and human paleontology of the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene; into the behavior, morphology, and ecology of the great apes and other primate species; and into the behavioral ecology of contemporary hunter-gatherers. Other areas of study are rarely considered.
Advanced doctoral students as well as established scientists are eligible for general research grants. High school and undergraduate college students are not eligible. There are no citizenship restrictions.
For more information and application materials, see http://www.leakeyfoundation.org/index.php/granting-program.html.
Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program
Application forms for the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program, administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ; formerly known as the TNRCC), are now available. The program provides summer internships throughout Texas. All recipients should be enrolled in environmental and/or science-related disciplines including, but not limited to, biology, chemistry, geology, engineering, public health, or public administration. Interns work full time during the summer and are compensated at a minimum of $1,600 per month up to $2,800 per month based on college hours earned and salaries set by participating parties.
All application packages and supporting documents must be mailed to:
Mickey Leland Internship Program, MC 116
Human Resources & Staff Development Division
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
For more information regarding The Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program, contact Carolyn Mercer by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 512/239-0160. Also visit this website http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/admin/employ/mickeyleland/ for more information.
Henry A. Murray Dissertation Award
The goal of the program is to support research that best embodies Henry A. Murray's commitment to the in-depth study of individuals in context, over time, and from a variety of perspectives. The dissertation topic should focus on some aspect of "the study of lives," concentrating on issues in human development or personality for populations within the United States. The program will award four grants of up to $5,000 each. An advisor or committee must approve dissertation proposals before the grant application is submitted. For information on eligibility and the application process, go to www.radcliffe.edu/murray/grants/diss-hamurray.htm
Send proposals and other information to:
Grants Program Administrator
The Henry A. Murray Dissertation Award
The Henry A. Murray Research Center
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award approximately 1,000 new Graduate Research Fellowships to support graduate study in science, mathematics, engineering, and social sciences. The NSF contacts with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) to support services for this prestigious fellowship program. Please check this web page for deadlines. Apply in the Fall, review in winter, award in Spring.
For information and questions during the application process contact:
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Telephone: Toll Free 866-NSF-GRFP (866-673-4737)
Internet Mail: email@example.com
Prospective fellowship applicants may request application materials via the Internet.
a. FastLane : http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov
b. NSF Web Site: http://www.nsf.gov/
Sea Grant/National Marine Fisheries Service Fellowship
Visit the website for information: www.seagrant.noaa.gov/funding/fundingfellowships.html
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Awards
SPSSI awards a first prize of $750 and a second prize of $500 for completed dissertations that demonstrate scientific excellence and application to social problems. Applications due by May 1.
See http://www.spssi.org for more details.
SPSSI supports internships and research projects with practical benefits to a community or organization. Applications due by May 1.
See http://www.spssi.org for more details.
Allport Intergroup Relations prize
An award of $1000 is given to "the best paper or article of the year on intergroup relations" - a field about which Professor Gordon Allport cared deeply. Originality of the contribution, whether theoretical or empirical, will be given special weight. The research area of intergroup relations includes such dimensions as age, gender, and socioeconomic status, as well as ethnicity. Entry deadline is November 1.
See http://www.spssi.org for more details.
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowships
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) offers a variety of dissertation fellowships. Some areas of interest include international studies, human sexuality, philanthropy, and digital cultural institutions.
Deadlines vary, with most applications due in November each year.
State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards
State Farm Companies Foundation presents awards to doctoral candidates whose dissertation topics and research relate to insurance and risk management. Up to three dissertation awards are given in the each of the categories of Business, and Insurance and Risk Management. Winners receive a $10,000 research grant and their graduate institution receives a $3,000 grant. Forms are available online from December to March 15.
Applications must be submitted by March 31. Winners are announced in May.
To request an application, contact:
State Farm Companies Foundation
One State Farm Plaza, SC-3
Bloomington, IL 61710
Or visit the State Farm website for more information at http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/doctoral.asp
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Public Service
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based $30,000 scholarships for undergraduates with junior-level standing who wish to pursue a career in government or other areas in public service and want to attend graduate or professional schools. Students must be nominated by a faculty representative from their university.
Application must be sent to:
Truman Scholarship Foundation
712 Jackson Place, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
For more information, go to www.truman.gov
The Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship for Environmental Public Policy
Visit the website for detailed information: www.udall.gov
The Otto D. Grove, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Graduate students in good standing in Architecture, Education or other related fields at colleges or universities within Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma are invited to apply for this scholarship.
Awards of $2,500 will be made annually to select individuals.
Application deadline: February 1, and review of applications will be completed by March 1.
For more information, contact
D. Grove, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Or visit the web site: http://www.utsa.edu/graduate/FutureStudentsAcademicPrograms/scholarshipupdated.html
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans supports thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States. Students currently in graduate study are also eligible, though not past their second year.
The Fellowship awards annually $20,000 maintenance and half tuition wherever the Fellow attends. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or children of two naturalized citizen parents.
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US Department of Energy (DOE) Nonproliferation Graduate Program
This is a graduate internship program for students interested in exploring a career in nuclear nonproliferation. Participants can apply for either foreign or domestic practicum in Washington, D.C., Russia, Kazakhstan, or Ukraine. First-or second-year graduate students with academic specializations in International Affairs, Political Science, Public Policy, Economics, Analytical Chemistry, Physics, Nuclear Engineering.
For questions, requests, and applications, contact:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
operated by Battelle Memorial Institute