NOAA Hollings

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.
Deadline: January 31, 2022
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

Udall Scholarship

Two award types: (1) undergraduates during sophomore or junior year for next academic year(s) to pursue studies related to the environment and (2) Native American and Alaskan Native applicants. Awards are up to $5,000.
Campus Deadline: 12pmET (noon) on January 24, 2022 (Letters of recommendation should be directly mailed to
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation

Designated for sophomores and juniors in math, all sciences, and engineering. Scholarship pays all tuition and fees up to $7,500/year to students planning to pursue careers in mathematics and science fields (but not in medical practice). The Goldwater Foundation awarded nearly 400 scholarships in 2020.

Note that this competition requires students to set up an account on the Goldwater website and complete a basic pre-application. Following pre-application approval, students will gain access to the actual Goldwater application. This is the application due for the campus deadline, so please plan accordingly.
Campus Deadline: 12pmET (noon) on November 8, 2021 (Letters of recommendation should be directly mailed to
Contact: Kelly J. Medley


RISE Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from North America, Great Britain and Ireland. In their internships, students are carefully matched with doctoral students and researchers whom they assist and who serve as their mentors.
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has a variety of award/grant offerings to send applicants abroad: (1) English Teaching Assistant, (2) named awards for specific graduate programs, and (3) open study/research. Fulbright grants cover travel and a monthly stipend; some grants also include tuition and fees. Grant offerings and applicant qualifications are on a grant-by-grant basis.

Applicants must meet the campus deadline in order to be scheduled for an interview with the campus committee. This campus committee is made up of UF faculty with Fulbright experience and from the applicant’s discipline and/or host country. Applicants will have access to their applications after the campus interview, allowing them to revise their applications based on feedback from the campus committee.
Campus Deadline: August 27, 2021 at 5pm
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship is for students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree (sciences, mathematics, and engineering) at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship provides university tuition and fees, a small living allowance, a small travel allowance, and the reimbursement of visa fees. UF may nominate up to two students annually, so please contact the External Scholarship & Fellowship Coordinator (below) to discuss application and nomination procedures.
Campus Deadline: October 4, 2021
Cambridge Application Deadline: mid-October (typically)
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship pays tuition and stipend for graduate study in the hard sciences at the student’s choice of tenable schools. Applicants should show evidence of exceptional creativity, broad understanding of physical principles, and outstanding potential for innovative research.

Eligibility: college seniors and graduate students wishing to pursue the Ph.D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation; appropriate fields are those in the applied physical and engineering sciences, or aspects of modern biology which apply the physical sciences intensively; citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There is no campus application process; students apply online but the External Scholarship & Fellowship Coordinator (contact below) is happy to advise and assist in crafting applications.
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

Ford Foundation

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 who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Contact: Kelly J. Medley

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