Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation

Undergraduate Study 

Designated for undergraduates in math and all sciences and engineering. Awards are made to sophomores for two years, to juniors for one year. Scholarship pays all tuition and fees up to $7,500/year to students planning to pursue careers and mathematics and science (but not in medical practice). Foundation awards up to 300 scholarships. 

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Campus Deadline: November 20, 2017

Contact: Regan Garner

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

Undergraduate and Graduate Study 

Designed for students with high GPA's who plan to pursue a career in public service. Student applies during the junior year; students are awarded up to $15,000 their first year of graduate school and up to $15,000 their last year of graduate school. Students who apply should be active in community service and campus leadership positions. 

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Campus Deadline: November 20, 2017

Contact: Regan Garner 

Morris Udall Scholarship Foundation

Undergraduate Study 

Awarded to undergraduates during sophomore or junior year for next academic year(s) to pursue studies in environmental sciences. Also available to Native American and Alaskan Natives. Award up to $5,000. Applicants should be familiar with work of Morris Udall 

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Campus Deadline: February 2, 2018

Contact: Regan Garner

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Graduate Study

The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides graduate students with financial support, mentoring, and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. 

The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The Program develops a source of trained men and women from academic disciplines representing the skill needs of the Department, who are dedicated to representing America's interests abroad. 

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Deadline: January 12, 2018

Contact: Regan Garner 

National Science Fellowship (NSF)

Graduate Study 

Open to all U.S. citizens at the beginning of their graduate study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering sciences, the behavioral and social sciences, and the history or philosophy of science. Students should have completed no more than 20 hours of graduate study. However, Women in Engineering applicants may already hold the MA degree. Can apply via e-mail. Deadline: November

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Contact: Regan Garner

National Institute of Health Scholarship

Undergraduate Study 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The scholarship pays up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years. There is no campus application process; students apply online. 

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Contact: Regan Garner

Beinecke Scholarship Foundation

Graduate Study 

For juniors who are US citizens or nationals  and have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during their undergraduate years. Students must plan to attend graduate school in the arts, humanities, and social sciences (neuroscience majors should not apply). Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. A maximum of 20 scholarships are awarded annually. Students must apply through the University of Florida. 

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Campus Deadline: February 9, 2016

Contact: Regan Garner 

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers 12-14 one-year fellowships for graduating seniors (or students who have graduated during the last academic year) who are interested in political science and international policy. Gaither Junior Fellows serve as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment’s senior scholars, working on projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, US leadership, China-related issues, and Russian/Eurasian studies. Duties can include conducting research for books, co-authoring journal articles and policy papers, participating in meetings with high-level officials, contributing to congressional testimony, and organizing briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Junior Fellows are hired for approximately one year, starting August 1, and are paid a gross salary of $2,500 per month and full benefits. 

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Campus Deadline: November 20, 2017

Contact: Regan Garner

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Graduate Study 

Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship award 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. Students apply electronically. 

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Deadline: Ocotber 27, 2017

Contact: Regan Garner 

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

Graduate Study 

Designated for students in history and social sciences, especially political science, who plan to enter secondary school teaching; at least one award per state; includes expenses paid summer workshop. 

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Apply Directly: March 1

Contact: Regan Garner

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellows

Graduate Study

The Rangel Program seeks to attract and prepare young people for careers in International Affairs, and provides benefits of up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at US embassies, and provides professional development and support activities for those who want to become Foreign Service Officers in the US Department of State. All majors are welcome to apply, applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have a minimum 3.2 GPA, and be US citizens. Minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with demonstrated financial need are encouraged to apply. For more information and application materials, visit www.rangelprogram.org 

Deadline: September 21, 2017

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Graduate Study 

The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family. The Fellowships are grants for up to two years of graduate study in the United States. The recipients are chosen on a national competitive basis. Thirty Fellowships will be awarded each year. 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 successful candidate will give evidence of at least two of the following three attributes or criteria for selection: (1) creativity, originality, and initiative (2) a commitment to and capacity for accomplishment (3) a commitment to the values expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. 

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Deadline: November 1 (apply directy to fellowship)

Contact: Regan Garner

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

Post Bac. 

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship gives college graduates the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security with a monthly stipend of $1800 and travel expenses. Twice yearly, the Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individual to spend six to nine months in Washington. Prospective Fellows are expected to demonstrate excellent academic accomplishments and a strong interest in issues of peace and security. Application criteria and information are online; there is no official application form. 

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Deadline: Spring Fellowship October 15, Fall Fellowship February 1 (apply directly to fellowship)

Contact: Regan Garner