SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
(A full list of scholarship recipients can be found here.)

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS
Fulbright U.S. Student Program    
Funded by the U.S. Department of State and cooperating Fulbright commissions around the world, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the premiere government sponsored program for study, research, and English teaching overseas. The on-campus deadline for applications is September 16th, 2014. Final on-line submission of applications to the Institute for International Education in New York is October 14th. Interested students may also contact Charlotte Maheu Vail in the Honors Program office.
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html

Rhodes Scholarship    
Funds two to three years of study at Oxford Universities, England. The Rhodes Scholarship seeks individuals with superior academic achievement and proven intellect who will be world leaders. Supports practically any Oxford BA, but is more limited for higher degrees. Pays tuition and fees, maintenance, and travel allowance. This scholarship requires a rigorous interview process.

This scholarship requires an institutional endorsement, which is done through the Honors Program. If interested, contact the Honors Office no later than March 1 of the year in which you wish to apply. Applications are due to the Rhodes program in early October

http://www.rhodesscholar.org

Marshall Scholarship    
Funds two to three years of graduate study at most institutions of higher education in Great Britain. Most fields of study are supported. This scholarship seeks individuals of superior achievement and leadership potential. Pays tuition and fees, maintenance, and travel allowance. Minimum GPA is 3.7.

This scholarship requires an institutional endorsement, done through the Honors Program. Contact the Honors Office no later than March 1 of the year in which you wish to apply. Applications are due to the Marshall program in early October.

http://www.marshallscholarship.org

Churchill Scholarship    
Funds one year of graduate study in engineering, math, or the sciences at the University of Cambridge. Interested students should contact the honors program office in March of their junior year. The deadline for receipt at the foundation is early November, and applicants must apply independently for admission to Cambridge University no later than mid October (the date is usually October 15, but differs from year to year.)
http://www.winstonchurchillfoundation.org

George Mitchell Scholarship    
Provides all expenses for one year of graduate study in any field at most universities in Ireland. Requires an institutional endorsement, done through the Honors Program. Students interested in nomination should contact the honors program office in March of their junior year. The application deadline to the scholarship is in early October.
http://www.mitchellscholars.org

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans    
Thirty scholarships will be awarded each year to new Americans who are resident aliens, naturalized citizens, or the children of two naturalized citizens. Seeks applicants who are creative, committed to accomplishments and to the values of the U.S. constitution and bill of rights. Recipients may receive up to $90,000 for two years of graduate study in any field. Institutional endorsement is not required. Students apply directly to the Foundation.
http://www.pdsoros.org

Jacob Javits    
For individuals going into graduate school in the fine arts, humanities and social sciences. Generally, funds a maximum stipend of $30,000 and tuition up to $12,891 for four years. Does not require institutional endorsement.
http://www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

Luce Scholars Program    
The Luce Scholars Program enhances the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. Luce Scholars gain new perspectives and cultural insights on their host countries through immersive living and working experiences. A professional placement is individually arranged for each scholar based on his or her professional interest, background, and qualifications. Asian Studies majors or minors are not eligible. Institutional endorsement is required. Interested students should contact the honors program office.
http://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx

National Science Foundation    
The NSF provides many opportunities for graduate work in STEM fields. There are also NSF fellowships available to students in several areas of the social sciences. Deadlines vary from year to year, but tend to fall in early November. See their website for details.

http://www.nsfgrfp.org/

http://www.nsfgrfp.org/

Gates Cambridge Scholarships    
Covers the costs of studying at Cambridge for scholars of outstanding academic merit and leadership potential from every country of the world other than the United Kingdom. These scholarships are designed for students who are committed to serving their communities, and who gain admission to the University of Cambridge to pursue Ph.D. research, a second Bachelor degree as an affiliated student, or one-year of postgraduate courses.. Does not require institutional endorsement. Students must complete application to Cambridge University by October 15, 2014. Gates Cambridge Scholarship application materials are also due by October 15, 2014.
http://www.gatesscholar.org

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Junior Fellows Program    
Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates. The Endowment's nomination deadline is January 15 of each year. Institutional endorsement is required. Application must be received in the Honors Office by mid-November.
http://www.carnegieendowment.org/about/index.cfm?f...

James Madison Graduate Fellowships    
Provides funding for graduate study for students who plan to become teachers of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level. Junior Fellowships are awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed, their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work on a full-time basis. Applications are due March 1, 2015.
http://www.jamesmadison.com/index.html


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR JUNIORS
Truman Scholarship    
Juniors interested in public service. Need a 3.5 or above GPA and an excellent track record in public service. For graduate school ($30,000) and in some instances can be used in law school. Institutional endorsement by the Honors Program necessary. Interested students should contact the honors program by the end of September. Applications to Truman are due February 3, 2015.
http://www.truman.gov

Beinecke Scholarship    
Provides $34,000 for graduate study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Must have demonstrated financial need and be near the top of your class. Institutional endorsement by the Honors Program is required. Application must be received in the Honors office by early January. Applications to the Beinecke program are due February 20, 2015.
http://www.beineckescholarship.org


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS
Goldwater Scholarships    
For sophomore and juniors who want to make a careers in science, math, and engineering. Students who plan to study medicine are eligible for a Goldwater Scholarship only if they plan a research career rather than a clinical career. Provides up to $7,500 per year for undergraduate expenses. Institutional endorsement by the Honors Program is necessary. Applications must be received at the Honors office by October 16. Final applications are due to the Goldwater program by the end of January, 2015.
http://www.act.org/goldwater

Udall Scholarship    
For sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue studies in the environment and/or Native American health and tribal public policy. GPA 3.5+ and strong service in environmental area. Institutional endorsement by the Honors Program necessary. Applications due to the Honors office in mid-January. Applications are due to the Udall program by March 4, 2015.
http://www.udall.gov

 
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