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American-Scandinavian Foundation Awards for Study in Scandinavia

The ASF offers fellowships (up to $18,000) and grants (normally $3,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Applicants must be United States citizens or be permanent residents, and have well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. In addition, applicants must have completed their undergraduate education as priority is given to candidates with dissertation-related study or research.

Campus Deadline for Application: October 1

Fields of Study: All

AT&T Labs Fellowships

Fellowships are available to outstanding minority and women students who are U. S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and who are pursuing PhD studies in computer and communications-related fields. The fellowships and grants are both renewable for up to six years to recipients making satisfactory progress toward their PhD. Each award provides full tuition and fees, a stipend, a mentor at AT&T Labs, and a summer internship.

Campus Deadline for Application: December 15

Fields of Study: Computer Science and Communications

Robert Bosch Tutor Program

For the Promotion of American Language and Area Studies in Germany employs persons who have completed their first higher education degree as tutors (10 months--from mid Sept. to mid July) in the student halls of residence run by local Student work facilities in the new federal regional states. Accommodation in the halls represents a central element of the program, with tutors arranging conversational groups, area study seminars, language courses, and cultural events for their students. A good knowledge of German is required.

Campus Deadline for Application: January

Fields of Study: All

Carnegie Junior Fellowship

This scholarship is available to college seniors or recently graduated college students from the past academic year. Junior fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's Senior Associates in such fields as non-proliferation, democracy building, and international economics. Fellowships begin on July 1 and continue for one year. Coursework in Economics or Political Studies would be helpful. Nomination from school required. Monthly salary.

Campus Deadline for Application: January (though, there could be an earlier deadline)

Fields of Study: Non-proliferation, Democracy Building, and International Economics

Civil Rights Summer

All expenses paid eight-week program focused on teaching undergraduate students skills needed to have a career working for civil rights. Includes a week of study at Harvard, followed by a seven-week internship with an office/agency in Washington, D.C.

Fields of Study: All

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

U.S. citizens with a bachelor’s degree who are African American, Hispanic American, or Native American and wish to pursue managerial careers in business, government, or nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for a full scholarship to one of the Consortium business schools.

Campus Deadline for Application: January 15

Fields of Study: Management

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

A nine-month full-time post-graduate fellowship located in major cities throughout the U.S. Fellowship includes 6 internships in various fields such as government, business, media, political campaigns, labor unions, and non-profits. Nomination required. BA degree required. Tuition is $3,500 but financial aid is available.

Campus Deadline for Application: Early February

Fields of Study: Government, Business, Media, Political Campaigns, Labor Unions, and Non-Profits

Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Designed especially for students from families with modest economic backgrounds and who are among the first in their families to have graduated from college. It is a two-year, full scholarship to St. John’s College, Cambridge University, which covers all tuition, fees, room and board during term-time, living expenses during summer vacation, and travel to and from England.

Campus Deadline for Application: November

Fields of Study: Archaeology, Anthropology, Classics, Economics, English, Geography, History, History of Art, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, and Social and Political Sciences

Department of Energy/Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education Graduate Program

The DOE sponsors approximately 100 fellowship awards for faculty, post-docs, graduates, and undergraduates pursuing research related to energy concerns. The awards require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. The Oak Ridge Institute has a listing of the various opportunities on their website.

Campus Deadline for Application: Varied, please see the OSSFA Director for specific details.

Fields of Study: Energy related issues

El Pomar Fellowship in Community Service

Two-year post-bachelor’s program emphasizing leadership development. Fellows serve the Foundation operating programs. In addition, they are thoroughly educated in the nature of the non-profit sector and the role of foundations. Candidates must have some relationship to Colorado---resident, went to college there, immediate family, or present or past residents.

Campus Deadline for Application: February

Fields of Study: Leadership Development and Non-profit

Elie Wiesel

An essay contest focusing on particular questions related to Ethics. Prizes range from $5,000 to $500 per award. Open to full-time juniors and seniors. All application materials available on the website.

Campus Deadline for Application: November 1

Fields of Study: All

Ford Foundation Fellowships

The Ford Foundation seeks to enhance minority faculty representation through their fellowships. To qualify, you must be seeking a PhD or a ScD and be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: Alaskan Natives (Eskimo or Aleut), Black/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesian/Micronesian), or Puerto Ricans. The award has an annual stipend of $15,500 plus an institutional grant of $8,500 in lieu of tuition and fees. Awards are for three years and can be used at any accredited nonprofit U.S. institution granting PhD or ScD degrees in the fields specified below.

Campus Deadline for Application: October 1

Fields of Study: Behavioral or social sciences, humanities, biological sciences, mathematics, physical sciences and engineering

Fulbright Grants

The Fulbright program was instituted in 1946 to increase awareness between the people of the United States and other countries. Grants are made to citizens of participating countries primarily for university teaching, advanced research, graduate study, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Post-baccalaureate and post-doctoral fellowships are available. Applicants should be proficient in the language of the country they wish to study in, possess a high GPA, and have independent research. Recipients receive round-trip travel, tuition, living expenses, books, and a language orientation course when necessary for up to one year.

Campus Deadline for Application: August 31

Fields of Study: All

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Designed for scholars of outstanding academic merit and leadership who are committed to serving their communities, and who gain admission to the University of Cambridge to pursue courses of study as follows: second bachelor’s degree as an affiliated student; one-year postgraduate course; research leading to the degree of PhD.

Campus Deadline for Application: November 1, for graduate students. March 31, for one-year post grad course of study (though some programs are as early as January). April, Ph.D. candidates

Fields of Study: All

GEM Fellowships

The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Science and Engineering, Inc., offers three types of fellowships for minorities pursuing graduate degrees in science and engineering related fields.

The first type of award is the MS Engineering Fellowship Program. Applications are accepted from students as early as their junior year in college. Fellows are provided a practical engineering summer work experience through an employer sponsor and a portable academic year fellowship of tuition, fees, and a stipend, which may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted.

The second type of award is the Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship Program. This award offers doctoral fellowships to minority students who have either completed or are currently enrolled in a master’s in engineering program. During the first academic year of doctoral study, the GEM Consortium pays the stipend and a cost of instruction grant to the institution where the fellow is enrolled. Thereafter, the total fellowship cost is borne by the enrolling university. Fellows are provided a practical summer work experience through the Employer Member for at least one summer.

The third type of award is the Ph.D. in Science Fellowship Program. This award offers doctoral fellowships to minority students who pursue doctoral degrees in the natural science disciplines -- chemistry, physics, earth sciences, mathematics, biological sciences, and computer science. Applicants to this program are accepted as early as their junior undergraduate year. This fellowship is administered identically to the Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship.

Campus Deadline: September 1

Fields of Study: Natural Sciences and Engineering

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Program

A competition for awards for study abroad, for U.S. citizens who are receiving federal PELL Grant funding at a college or university. Award amounts are $3,000 for summer programs and $5,000 for a semester or academic year.

Campus Deadline for Application: Vary

Fields of Study: All

Getty Graduate Internships at the Getty Center

Scholarships are offered to currently enroll graduate students who intend to pursue careers in art museums and related fields of visual arts, humanities, and sciences. Internships are full-time and offer stipends ranging from $17, 296 for 8 months to $25,000 for 12 months.

Campus Deadline for Application: Early January

Fields of Study: Art Museums and related fields of Visual Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

Glamour's Top Ten College Women

Scholarships available for outstanding junior women

Campus Deadline for Application: January

Fields of Study: All

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Authorized by Congress in 1986, this scholarship program seeks to ensure a national talent pool of highly qualified scientists. Awards of up to $7,000 per year are given for one or two years of undergraduate study. Competition is open to sophomores and juniors, who are U.S. citizens, have a college GPA of at least a 3.0, and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, sciences, or various engineering fields. About 250 scholarships are offered annually.

Campus Deadline: January 5

Fields of Study: Engineering, Science, and Math

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award

Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency. Evidence of exceptional creativity, broad understanding of physical principles, and outstanding potential for innovative research is expected. Potential fellows are screened for exceptional intelligence, exceptional technical education, orientation and commitment to the applications of the physical sciences, extraordinary accomplishment in technical or related professional studies, features of temperament and character conducive to high attainment as a technical professional, and appropriate moral and ethical values. The award consists of a cost of education allowance and a $25,000 personal stipend.

Campus Deadline: October 1

Fields of Study: Applied physics, applied chemistry, applied mathematics, applied modern biology and all areas of engineering

Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

Designed to encourage a college graduate who has a commitment to the Asian Pacific American community to pursue a public policy career. The fellowship is for nine months and provides a stipend of $15,000 to cover travel arrangements, housing, and personal expenses. Depending upon career goals, the Fellow will be placed either in the APAICS office or in the office of a member of Congress or congressional committee, a federal agency, or a nonprofit public policy organization.

Campus deadline: February or March

Jacob Javits Fellowships

The program provides financial assistance to students of superior ability, as demonstrated by their achievements and exceptional promise, to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) level in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellowships can be offered to individuals who at the time of application have not yet completed their first year of any graduate study or will be entering graduate school for the first time in the next academic year. (For the purposes of this program, 'graduate study' refers to any post-undergraduate study). Twenty percent of the fellowships shall be awarded in the social sciences, twenty percent in the arts, and sixty percent in the humanities. A minimum of sixty percent of the awards shall be made to students who have no graduate credits.

Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens or nationals, permanent residents of the U.S., or citizens of any one of the Freely Associated States.

Campus Deadline: October 30

Fields of Study: Social sciences, arts, and humanities

The Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program for US Citizens (JET)

The program provides an opportunity for graduates to work in Japan. Awarded to seniors for the year following graduation.

Campus Deadline for Application: December

Fields of Study: All

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation

Provides scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students in television and film production. Scholarships are given to junior- and senior-level students who demonstrate academic ability, financial need, and professional potential. Maximum of $2,500 is available for each year.

Campus Deadline for Application: April

Fields of Study: Television and film production

Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends and internships for eighteen young Americans to live and work in Asia each year. Dating from 1974, the program's purpose is to increase awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program. Candidates must be American citizens who have received at least a bachelor’s degree and are no more than 29 years old on September 1 at the beginning of the program. Nominees should have a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and a clearly defined career interest with evidence of potential for professional accomplishment.

Campus Deadline: Contact OSSFA Director

Fields of Study: All

James Madison Junior Fellowships

Awarded to students who are about to complete, or have recently completed, their undergraduate work and plan to begin full-time master's degree study at any accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. Master's degree must be in one of the following areas: MA in American history or political science; MAT, concentrating in either American Constitutional history or American government; or M.Ed., with a concentration in American history or government. The maximum award amount is up to $24,000 over two years.

Campus Deadline for Application: Institutional deadline is January

Fields of Study: M.A. in American history or political science; M.A.T., concentrating in either American Constitutional history or American government; or M.Ed., with a concentration in American history or government.

Marshall Scholarship

Established in 1953 by the British government, the Marshall scholarship provides about £15,500 ($20,000) per year for two years of study leading to the award of a British University degree (graduate or undergraduate). Applicants must be U.S. citizens under the age of 26, have a minimum GPA of 3.7, and hold a first degree from a four-year institution in the U.S. Forty awards are made annually. This fellowship covers includes tuition, provides a comfortable living allowance, a book grant, thesis preparation costs, and provides approved travel connected to the scholar's study. A spousal allowance is also available under certain circumstances. Travel to and from Britain from the scholar's home is also covered.

The Marshall requires each university to determine if a student will be given a university endorsement before any materials are submitted to the regional centers. It is impossible to produce at the last minute the quality of application that will earn an interview at a regional center. Applicants must also be prepared to work hard on reworking their essays in response to committee suggestions in the week after the endorsement interviews.

Campus Deadline: September 1

Fields of Study: All

George J. Mitchell Scholarships

Scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland, including the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and the two universities in Northern Ireland, for one academic year of graduate study. Prospective Scholars must have a demonstrated record of intellectual distinction, leadership, and extra-curricular activity, as well as personal characteristics of honesty, integrity, fairness, and unselfish service to others, which indicate a potential for future leadership and contribution to society. The universities participating in the Mitchell Scholarships are generously contributing tuition and room for the Scholar. In addition, each Scholar will receive a stipend of $11,000 to cover other necessary expenses for the term of study. This stipend will be paid in two equal parts directly to the scholar. The US-Ireland Alliance will assist successful applicants with their traveling expenses to and from Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Campus Deadline: September 10

Fields of Study: All, but field of study must be available at the university elected by the candidate.

Microsoft Scholarships

Awarded to recipients for one academic year and will cover 100% of the tuition as posted by the financial aid office of the institution. All recipients will be required to complete a salaried summer internship of 12 weeks at Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, WA. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress (3.0) and majoring in computer science/engineering or a related discipline like math or physics, with a demonstrated interest in computer science.

Microsoft offers four types of technical scholarships to current undergraduate students: General Scholarship, Women's Scholarship, Underrepresented Minority Scholarship, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Campus Deadline for Application: Deadline is January 1

Fields of Study: Computer science/engineering or a related discipline like math or physics, with a demonstrated interest in computer science.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships

The DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program can be used at any accredited U.S. university for graduate study. The awards basically support graduate students in fields important to national defense needs. The NDSEG Fellowships are intended for students who are at or near the beginning or their graduate study for a Ph.D. in science or engineering. Fellowships are awarded for a maximum period of three years of graduate study. Applications are encouraged from minority students, women, and those with disabilities. The first year stipend is currently $18,000 based on a 12-month academic year. In addition tuition and academic fees will be paid. The award can be renewed for two more years of support if the student has made satisfactory academic progress. Applicants must be citizens or national of the United States.

Campus Deadline: December 15

Fields of Study: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, biosciences, chemistry and chemical engineering, cognitive, neural and behavioral sciences, computer sciences, electrical engineering, geosciences, manufacturing and industrial engineering, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography and physics.

National Institutes of Health Educational Programs

The NIH sponsors a myriad of fellowships and grants for medical related research leading to a Ph.D. For more information, please check out their website. There are also grants specifically for minority students.

Campus Deadline: Varied, see their website.

Fields of Study: Science, medical

National Science Foundation

NSF Graduate Fellowships provide support for research based graduate study leading to doctoral degrees in the natural sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, and in the history or philosophy of science. Separate competitions are open to women and members of minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the nation’s science and engineering talent pool. Stipends are approximately $15,000 for twelve months. Awards are for three years, but can be used over a five year period. A tuition allowance is also paid. Students may be required to work as research or teaching assistants to cover any difference between the tuition allowance paid by NSF and a university's actual tuition.

Campus Deadline: September 1

Fields of Study: Natural sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, and in the history or philosophy of science.

National Security Education Program

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) Graduate International Fellowships enable U.S. graduate students to pursue specialization in area and language study or to add an important international dimension to their education. NSEP Fellowships support students pursuing the study of languages, cultures, and world regions which are critical to U.S. national security, but which are less frequently studied by U.S. graduate students, i.e., areas of the world other than Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

NSEP welcomes applications from U.S. citizens enrolled in or applying to a graduate degree program in an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States. NSEP Fellowship recipients must provide evidence of admission to and enrollment in a graduate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States, and must be willing to enter into a service agreement.

NSEP Fellowship awards are made for a minimum of one and a maximum of six academic semesters (24 months). Support for language or area studies coursework at your home university is $2,000 per semester. Overseas study is based on program expenses for a maximum of $10,000 per semester for up to two semesters.

Campus Deadline: December 15

Fields of Study: Business, economics, history, international affairs, law, applied sciences and engineering, health and biomedical sciences, political science, and other social sciences pertaining to a specific region as identified by the NSEP.

NCAA Scholarships

Awarded to junior sports journalists and senior student athletes with a GPA (depending on the award) greater than 3.0.

Campus Deadline for Application: First deadline is in December

Fields of Study: Sports journalists and athletes

New Voices Fellowship

Enables prospective Fellows with valuable education, skills, and experience to work together with a small U.S.-based nonprofits for two years. The organization must address international human rights, women's rights, foreign policy, and/or racial injustice, etc. The organization and the Fellow apply together as a package and the Fellow receives salary and benefits through the money given to the organization.

Campus Deadline for Application: January

Fields of Study: International human rights, women's rights, foreign policy, and/or racial injustice, etc.

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Offers scholarship awards to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical research. The awards pay for tuition and reasonable educational and living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year. In return, recipients are obligated to serve as paid employees in NIH research labs during the summer and after graduation.

Campus Deadline for Application: April

Fields of Study: Biomedical research

NSEP David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

Scholarships are designed to provide American student with the resources they need to acquire skills and experience in countries critical to the future security of our nation. The field of study overseas is limited to certain academic fields and a less commonly taught language; the length of support ranges from one academic to two successive semesters; and all are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs upon graduation. Length of this service requirement is equal to length of scholarship support.

Campus Deadline for Application: Early January

Fields of Study: Countries critical to the future security of the U.S.

Outdoor Writers Association of America

Sponsors an annual scholarship in the amount of $2,100 to juniors and seniors who are majoring in writing, photography, or film with respect to communicating about the outdoors.

Campus Deadline for Application: End of January

Fields of Study: Writing, photography, or film

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (FAF)

Tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. Fellows must agree to pursue a graduate degree in International Affairs at one of the graduate schools identified by the WWNFF and must also participate in a summer institute the summer between their junior and senior years.

Campus Deadline for Application: February

Fields of Study: International Affairs

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (GFAF)

For graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and who will enroll in master's degree programs such as public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages and have a strong interest in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. State Department. Fellowship is for full tuition and fees, living stipend, books, one round-trip travel for the first and second years of graduate school, and a paid State Department summer internships in Washington and overseas.

Campus Deadline for Application: February

Fields of Study: Public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages.

Rhodes Scholarship

The most prestigious and selective of all post-graduate awards, the Rhodes covers tuition and fees plus a maintenance allowance of $10,000 for two years of study at Oxford University. Candidates must be U.S. citizens under the age of 25. Applicants may compete either in the state of their legal residence or in the state where they have attended college. A statement of official institutional endorsement is required of all applicants. Thirty-two awards are made annually. The criteria that Rhodes set forth in his will still guide Committees of Selection in their assessment of applicants. The will contains four standards by which prospective Rhodes Scholars should be judged: literary and scholastic attainments; fondness for and success in sports; truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings.

Underlying these standards is the aim that Scholars be physically, intellectually, and morally capable of leadership, persons who will, in Rhode’s phrase, "consider the performance of public duties as their highest aim." From this statement, one may infer that Rhodes expected his Scholars to play an influential part in the betterment of society, wherever their careers might lead them.

Campus Deadline: September 1

Fields of Study: All

Rollins Exchange Scholar at the University of Muenster

Awarded to a graduating senior for the year following graduation. The University of Muenster provides an opportunity for the graduate to study at the University of Muenster for an academic year.

Campus Deadline for Application: February 15

Fields of Study: All

J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund Prize

It is meant to enable a student to gain practical experience by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term in the field of public service. Preference will be given to applicants who have already found such a position but require the additional $1,500 to help support themselves.

Campus Deadline for Application: March

Fields of Study: Public service

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partake of the American dream. 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. citizen or (3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. A Green Card holder must have had more than one year of IRS filings.

Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of $20,000 (paid in two installments) and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the U.S. graduate program attended by the Fellow. The Fellowship Program pays the tuition grant directly to the institution. The size of the tuition grant depends on the cost of tuition at the institution the Fellow attends. Fees are not included in calculating tuition.

Campus Deadline: October 30

Fields of Study: All

Summer Internships For College Students with Disabilities - Administered by AAPD

Undergraduate students interested in working on Capitol Hill are encouraged to apply. Accepted candidates will work in various Congressional offices, federal agencies, non-profit, and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. Each intern will be matched with a mentor who will assist them wioth their career goals and AAPD will provide the interns with a stipend, transportation to and from DC, and fully-accessible housing.

Campus Deadline for Application: December 15

Fields of Study: All

Truman Scholarships

Established in honor of our 33rd President, the Truman Scholarships are awarded to students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government or elsewhere in public service. The Foundation defines public service as employment in government at any level, uniformed services, public-interest organizations, non-governmental research and/or educational organizations, and public service oriented non-profit organizations such as those whose primary purposes are to help needy or disadvantaged persons or to protect the environment. A wide variety of fields of study can lead to careers in public service. Scholars are eligible to receive $3,000 for the senior year of undergraduate study and $27,000 for graduate work. Candidates must be juniors, rank in the top quarter of their class, and be endorsed by a campus committee.

The competition has been designed to benefit all participants—not solely those selected as Truman Scholars. It encourages candidates to reflect on the needs of society they want to address professionally, to refine career goals and objectives, and to begin their planning for graduate study. Harry S. Truman Scholars are selected on the basis of their extent and quality of public and community service and government involvement, their academic performance and writing and analytical skills, their leadership abilities, and the suitability of their proposed program of study for a career in public service.

Campus Deadline: December 5

Fields of Study: All fields, but they must lead to a career in public service

Spring and fall internships programs for college students with disabilities - Sponsored by The Washington Center for Internships

This program is for students interested in interning in the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the federal government. Tuition scholarships are available, and students will receive academic credit while gaining valuable work experience in Washington, DC.

Campus Deadline for Application: November 15

Fields of Study: Executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the federal government

Morris K. Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation has created a scholarship program to attract students into careers in environmental public policy, health care, or tribal public policy. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit to students who are sophomores or juniors during the academic year in which they apply and who have excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in and potential for careers in environmental public policy and Native Americans or Alaska Natives who have excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in and potential for careers in health care or tribal public policy. The scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board to a maximum of $5,000 for one academic year.

Each year the Foundation also awards two Ph.D. dissertation fellowships of $24,000 to students whose work is in the areas of environmental public policy or environmental conflict resolution. Recipients must be in the final, writing year of their Ph.D. work and must submit a copy of their dissertation to the Udall Foundation at the end of the award year.

Campus Deadline: January 15

Fields of Study: Environment, and Native American and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal policy.

UNCF Merk Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award

Awarded to African American juniors (U.S. citizens or permanent residents) in life or physical sciences with a GPA of 3.3+.

Campus Deadline for Application: January

Fields of Study: Physical sciences