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  • American Association for University Women Educational Funding & Awards

    AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7…

  • American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program

    Application Deadline: Nov. 17, 2017

    The Minority Fellows Program designates up to twelve stipend minority fellows each year. Additional applicants who do not receive funds from the Association may also be recognized and recommended for admission and financial support to graduate political science programs. Fellows…

  • Belfer Center Research Fellowship (Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government)

    Fellowships are offered in the Science, Technology and Public Policy program or International Security program for pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and mid-career researchers for one year, with a possibility for renewal, in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard…

  • Cultural Vistas Fellowship

    Application Deadline: Jan. 5, 2018

    The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture. Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational…

  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

    Through its fellowship programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors…

  • Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

    The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship fully funds a four-week study abroad program sponsored by CIEE. To be eligible, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents; have a GPA of at least 3.0; have freshman, sophomore or junior standing; and…

  • Fulbright US Student Program

    Priority Deadline: May 16, 2021

    Campus Deadline: Sep. 6, 2021

    U.S. citizens who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates (approximately within five years of graduation) are eligible to apply to study, conduct research, or teach English in one of 140+ countries.

  • Gilman Scholarship

    This program offers grants for undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study

    The Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study support exceptional graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders, especially those students who will go on to become faculty members at colleges and universities.

  • Humanity in Action

    Application Deadline: Jan. 8, 2018

    This intensive summer courses are held in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Lyon and Warsaw and bring together students from around the world to discuss historical and current human rights issues.  The purpose is to create a collaborative environment in which students…

  • Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

    The Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace scholarship Dissertation Program awards scholarships to students at U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to international peace, conflict, and security. Each year the program awards approximately ten Peace Scholar Fellowships. ELIGIBILITY…

  • MURAP Paid Summer Research Internship

    Application Opens: Nov. 1, 2017

    Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

    MURAP’s objective is to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds into graduate school and faculty positions within the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts in U.S. colleges and universities. More broadly, the program seeks to increase the…

  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships

    This scholarship is awarded by NABJ to students with a demonstrated interest in journalism and community service.  Students must show a desire to pursue a career in journalism. ELIGIBILITY Foreign and American born student members of NABJ are eligible to…

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

    The NSF GRF provides three years of support for graduate study leading to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in the sciences (including social sciences). Graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students in the first or second year of their program are eligible to apply.

  • Newhouse Fellow Program

    The Newhouse Graduate Fellowship and Apprenticeship in Newspaper Journalism for Minorities seeks students with outstanding qualifications and the potential to make significant contributions to the field of newspaper journalism. It also seeks to increase the number of minority journalists in…

  • Obama Foundation Fellowship

    The Obama Foundation Fellows are a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and more – who model the powerful truth that we each have an important role to play in civic life. By engaging…

  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

    Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

    Provides opportunities for continuing generations of New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. A New American is an individual who (1) is a resident alien; i.e., holds a Green Card or, (2) has been naturalized as a U.S.

  • Payne International Development Fellowship Program

    The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract young people who desire to pursue careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The award provides funding for a two-year graduate degree program and placement into the USAID Foreign Service upon successful completion of the Payne Program and USAID Foreign Service entry requirements.

  • Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship

    The Pickering Fellowship provides the same award benefits and aims to attract the same type of applicants as the Rangel Fellowship: graduating students and college graduates from groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service. Like the Rangel Fellowship, Pickering Fellows receive funding for graduate school and direct placement into the Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program.

  • Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program

    Rangel Fellows receive funding for graduate school and direct placement into the State Department Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program and Foreign Service entry requirements. Rangel encourages applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, graduating seniors, or college graduates with at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

  • Schwarzman Scholars

    The Schwarzman Scholars program annually selects up to 200 candidates under the age of 28 who are graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students to earn a Master’s of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, one of the country’s top universities.

  • Teach For America

    Founded in 1989 by Wendy Kopp, Teach For America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “the movement to eliminate educational inequity” and developing committed leaders in the field of education.  Those selected as Teach For America corps members work for at…

  • Udall Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: Nov. 14, 2021

    The Udall Scholarship awards up to $7,000 to 60 U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents who are sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment. The Scholarship also seeks applicants who are Native students interested in tribal policy or health care.